The aim of the European Roulette game is the same as of any other roulette types - to guess the number of the roulette wheel which the ball lands on. But in comparison with American Roulette, European Roulette has 37 numbers. The numbers of the European Roulette wheel, the same as of the American Roulette wheel, are not located freely but arranged in the strict order according to the definite roulette rules.
Strict alternation of red and black numbers
Numbers from 10 to 32 are arranged to the right side of zero, 9 numbers of them are black low (2,4,6,8,10,11,13,15,17) and 9 numbers - red high (19,21,23,25,27,30,32,34,36).
Numbers from 5 to 26 are arranged to the left side of zero, 9 numbers - red low and 9 numbers - black high
The French and European Roulette wheels have three group of numbers on which players can place call bets:
Orphelins (Orphans) (17, 34, 6, 1, 20, 14, 31, 9)
Tier du Cylindre (Thirds of the wheel) (27, 13, 36, 11, 30, 8, 23, 10, 5, 24, 16, 33)
Voisins du Zero (Neighbors of Zero) (22, 18, 29, 7, 28, 12, 35, 3, 26, 0, 32, 15, 19, 4, 21, 2, 25)
According to rules of the European Roulette betting area has two small area, so-called inside and outside areas. Inside area has all the numbers of the wheel and zero which are arranged in the definite order. This definite order consists of three lines of 12 numbers. Outside area has the numbers for special bets placing according to the characteristics, such as:
Bets on odd-even
Bets on red-black
Bets on high-low
According to rules in European Roulette, the same as in the well-known American Roulette, a player can place bets of several types:
Bets on any number
Bets on any group of numbers
Bets on combinations (odd-even, high-low, red-black)
The following table presents different types of bets of European Roulette and their payout ratios:
Bet on one number
Bet on 2 numbers (split - bet on a line, that is, on two adjoining numbers)
Bet on 3 numbers (street, on three adjoining numbers)
Bet on 4 numbers (corner, bet on four adjoining numbers)
Bet on 6 numbers (sixline)
Dozen (bet on 12 numbers of the counting order: from 1 to 12, from 13 to 24, from 25 to 36)
Bet on column (bet on one of the columns consisting of 12 numbers).