Literally translated from the French meaning little wheel, Roulette is one of the most popular games played in casinos around the world. The roulette wheel is instantly recognizable by its recognizable black and red colors and includes either a single or double 0 depending on whether it is an American or European format. The game was devised in France during the 18th century using a primitive machine known as the perpetual motion machine. The game as we know it today became popular in Paris during 1976 before moving to Germany and spreading all over Europe and the United States in the 19th century. It has since become one of the most popular casino games in the world, particularly in Monte Carlo one of the world gambling Meccas.

The total sum of all the numbers on a roulette wheel: total 666 legend has it that the inventor of the game made a pact with the devil to create the game which is why the numbers add up to this figure which is often affiliated with evil and the devil.

There are many different pets which are played during a game of roulette. The basic principle of the game is guessing where the ball will land. players can either try to predict a specific number, a group of numbers, whether the ball will land in a red or black compartment, or whether the number will be even or odd.

Players can choose to bed on a single number which is known as a single or straight, place a street bet which is 3 numbers in a horizontal line or bet on phone numbers which meet at a corner. There are several mathematical models which have attempted to predict the outcomes of roulette but it is generally believed that it is impossible to know – even if theories or the gambler’s fallacy can be applied.

Roulette has become one of the most iconic game played in casinos and is now offered on many online platforms too. The simplicity and high stakes make it a thrilling game to both watch and play with gamblers hoping to win big.