Roulette has been popular all over Europe and America. The variation is the number of betting areas available for the players. American Roulette has an extra ‘00’ number in addition to the regular ‘0’ and numbers from 1 to 36.
French Roulette has the same game play as European Roulette. The only difference being the table layout showing the different areas for betting. All the bets are labelled in French making it slightly cumbersome for the foreigners. The online version provides translation making it easier.
Betting Rules of French Roulettes
It features the various online help for tracking your bets and history. All the betting rules are similar with players placing Inside Bets on a single number or a group of numbers. The most common bet is the Straight bet (bet on a single number, 35:1 payout), Split bet (bet on 2 adjacent numbers, 17:1 payout), Street bet (bet on 3 numbers in a row, 11:1 payout), Corner bet (bet on a block of 4 numbers, 8:1 payout), Five Number Bet ( Bet on 5 numbers (0, 00, 1, 2, 3), 6:1 payout) and Line Bet (Bet on 6 numbers of 2 adjacent rows, 5:1 payout)
Outside bets are comprised of Column Bet (Bet on 1 of the 3 columns, 2:1 payout), Dozen Bet (Bet on 12 numbers of high, low or middle block, 2:1 payout) and Even Money Bet (Bet on 18 numbers (even, odd, black or red), 1:1 payout).
Another distinct change is the introduction of the Racetrack Betting Area. This can be used to place bets on various sectors of the roulette wheel. The 3 bet areas are:
Voisins du Zero (neighbours of zero) – covers 17 number between 22 and 25 inclusive on the wheel.
Tiers du Cylindre (thirds of the wheel) – covers 12 numbers between 27 and 33 inclusive on the wheel.
Orphelins (orphans) – covers the remaining 8 numbers not covered by the two call bets above.
The French name, its corresponding English name and payouts are as below:
• Pair – Even – 1:1
• Impair – Odd – 1:1
• Manque – Low (1-18) -1:1
• Passe – High (19-36) – 1:1
• P-12 – 1st Dozen (1-12) – 2:1
• M-12 – 2nd Dozen (13-24) – 2:1
• D-12 – 3rd Dozen (25-36) – 2:1
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