There are quite a few categories of bets in roulette, depending on the combinations of numbers that you wager on, or whether you bet on an individual number, or in fact whether you place a bet on a type of outcome (such as red or black).
In this section, we will run through the various categories of roulette bet and discuss their merits and disadvantages.
At the very least, you should be able to walk the talk if you play roulette down in Monte Carlo or over in Las Vegas! Practice first online, and then you’ll look the part the next time you are stacking your casino chips in the casino.
These bets are made on the areas on the outside of the table and represent a group, such as red/black, odd/even or a column. They have lower payouts then inside bets since the probabilty of a successful bet is higher.
Evens / Odd
Black / Red
Low / Hi
If you are betting on individual numbers, or groups of numbers, you are said to be making an Inside Roulette Bet. You can use a single chip to bet on multiple numbers simultaneously. the payouts are reflected in the size of the groupings.
Individual number – Straight up bet
2 numbers – Split bet
3 numbers – 3 line bet- (Street Bet)
4 numbers – corner bet
4 number bet – 1st Four (European roulette only)
5 number bet – 1st Five (American roulette only)
6 numbers – 6 line bet- (Double Street).
Call Roulette Bets
These are more unusual bets that are generally available on European or tables with a single zero wheel. You have to hunt around to be able to play these online (generally look for casinos that offer French roulette- you will notice that many of the terms are in French).