An Introduction to Online Roulette

Going to casinos and gambling has been common practice for ages. It is not known since exactly when casino gambling began, but it has still retained its charm and is popular even now. Gambling is looked at as a good way of making extra money but requires a lot of skill. Gambling involves taking a calculated risk and bearing the statistics in mind along with past performance, and a pinch of luck. One cannot fully depend on their luck for winning in gambling, you need to calculate the odds. The common ways of gambling are through horse races, sports events, and casinos.

In this new age of the internet, the methods through which gambling can be done have also evolved. Now one can gamble without leaving the comfort of their home. Thanks to the digital era, even casinos have now gone online, making it much more accessible to the regular gambler than a brick and mortar casino. Online casinos are a thriving industry that can contribute financially to a great extent.

There are many websites on which you can play games, bet, and win prizes. The way that gambling is done has not changed much, but the ways of getting access to gambling games have definitely evolved and how. Apps and websites have given a different level of ease, comfort, and flexibility to gamblers, where they do not have to physically be present at a game. No matter how many new changes take place in the gambling industry, nature and its essence continue to remain unchanged. But sometimes gamblers may feel that they do not get a fair return on their money, as they doubt if the computers are honest. Often gamblers feel cheated when they do not get the expected returns.

One of the most popular casino games is roulette. Roulette is named after a French word which means ‘little wheel’. Roulette is a game where players can place bets on either a single number, various groups of numbers, the colors red or black, whether the number is odd or even, or if the numbers are high (19–36) or low (1–18). The wheel is spun and wherever the ball lands will decide if the gambler wins or not based on the bet they place. In online roulette, the only difference is that there is no physical wheel being spun, the computer spins it at random and displays the result.


What are the rules of online roulette?

As such there aren’t specific rules in online roulette. But it is important to know the meaning behind the terms, as they will help you decide on your choice of bets:

  • Line Betting: Line betting is when a player places a wager on a line separating two numbers.
  • Block Betting: Block betting is one wagers a bet on a block of numbers on the roulette table.
  • Single zero: The Single 0 is only available in European roulette and essentially is marked as an ‘o’ pocket on the roulette wheel.
  • Double zero: This applies only to American Roulette. The extra ‘00’ pocket on the wheel, is what helps the player distinguish between European and American Roulette.