Roulette is very simple but at the same time extremely thrilling game. The game has high payouts and is able to make you a rich man within a second.
The roulette table consists of the wheel and a field for placing bets. The spinning wheel contains 37 or 38 numbered slots where the ball lands thus defining the winner. There are two types of Roulette tables - American, that has 38 slots (numbers from 1 to 36, a "0" and "00") and European Roulette, that has 37 slots, numbers and one "0". The numbers are alternately colored red and black while the "0" and "00" are green.
There are Inside Bets: Straight-up bet (bet on one number), Split bet (bet on two numbers), Street bet (bet on three numbers), Square bet (bet on 4 numbers), Line bet (bet on 6 numbers) and Five-number bet (a bet on definite numbers 0, 00, 1, 2 and 3.)
Outside Bets: Column bet (a bet on a vertical column); Dozen bet (bet on 1st, 2nd or 3rd dozen); Even/Odd bet (bet on whether odd or even number will come) up; Color bet (a bet on red or black color) and Low or High bet (bet on whether the number to come up is less or more than 19).
The Straight Up is paid 35 to 1; the next highest paid bet is Split Bet, it pays 17 to 1; Street bet has 11:1 payout; Square is paid 8:1; Line bet pays 5:1; 5-number bet has the payout of 6:1; Dozen and Column bets pay 2:1 and all other bets pay even.