Types of Online Roulette

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We’ve all seen roulette in the movies, with super high stakes placed on the spin of a wheel. But what is online roulette, and in reality how do the different types compare? In this article, we’ll be breaking down the key differences between the multiple forms of online roulette. 

American Roulette

There is only one significant way in which the American version of roulette differs from the European version: there are two zeros on the wheel as opposed to simply one. On American roulette wheels, the second zero virtually doubles the house advantage, raising it to 5.26 percent. In reality, there are times when the difference is even greater because many European games include regulations that provide players with even higher odds on even money bets by occasionally returning half or all of their stake if the outcome of the spin is a zero. As a result, players who are generally looking for higher odds tend to play French or European roulette, while those who are looking for a dynamic challenge prefer the options presented by American roulette.

European Roulette

Lots of players choose European roulette over all other roulette variants in both traditional and online casinos. Since the house advantage is so low here—just 2.63 percent—it gives players superior theoretical odds, which is why it is so popular.

The numbers 1 through 36 and 0 can be found inside the 37 divisions of the European roulette wheel. The solitary zero is represented in green, and the numbers from 1 to 36 are alternately red and black.

Predicting which pocket the roulette ball will land in is the main goal. To do this, each player places a wager on a specific number, and then the dealer spins the roulette wheel in one direction while spinning the ball in the opposite. The appropriate player or players receive payment when the ball lands in the pocket corresponding to that particular number.

French Roulette

The original roulette game, which has been played for centuries, is called French roulette. It has a distinctive table configuration, which sets it apart from the other roulette variants we've already studied. Players also have to contend with the lowest house advantage of any other roulette variant in this casino table game because of an additional gameplay restriction that lowers the edge to 1.35 percent.

The normal European wheel, which has 37 divisions and numerals ranging from 1 to 36 and 0 are present, is used to play the game. Red and black are alternately used to colour the numbers from 1 to 36, while green is used to indicate the single zero.

On French roulette tables, the outside betting field is placed differently than on other varieties. Along both sides of the table's configuration, there are two sections of the outside betting field. Each outside wager has its French name represented on the table, and occasionally, its English equivalent is also represented just beneath the French name.

French Roulette has two more unique rules:

  • En Prison means "in prison," in English. According to this rule, when zero is spun, your outside stake is held on the table for one further spin. The stake is forfeited if zero appears once more.
  • The translation of La Partage is "the share." If a zero is shown, you lose half of your outside wager. The remainder is given back.

Multi-Wheel Roulette

With multi-wheel roulette, players can simultaneously wager on up to eight roulette tables, which is a significant difference from other variations of the popular casino game. You have the option to select which wheel is active throughout each spin.

Since there is only one betting table, you must set the same wager for all active wheels rather than placing individual bets on each one. As a result, if you bet on the colour red and eight out of ten wheels come up red, you would win far more money than if only three came up red.

The other regulations of multi-wheel roulette are identical to those of the wildly popular European version.

Multi-Ball Roulette

When playing multiball roulette online, a European roulette wheel is used and players can play with up to 10 balls at once on the wheel.

In general, betting on the numbers the balls will land on is the goal of multiball roulette. Players must first lay down chips on the table in order to mark their bets. Following that, participants can decide how many balls would be utilised in the round.

The stake is then multiplied by the number of balls being used. The payments, for instance, will be divided in half if there are two balls in play. Alternatively, if three balls are in play, the rewards will be split in three, and so on.

Play Online Roulette at LordPing

Now you know the differences between the different forms of online roulette, you can try your luck at one of the many online tables found at LordPing. Whether you like the extra challenge of American roulette or want to brush up on your languages with French roulette, at our site you’ll find a broad selection of titles to explore.

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