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About Roulette

There is nothing quite like the thrill of watching the ball go around the wheel and finally landing on your number. It’s what makes roulette so compelling for players throughout the world. Even the sound of the ball spinning can incite an eagerness that stems from the anticipation of the ball landing. This is why roulette is so captivating.

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Try one of the many live roulette games available at Dragonara Online Casino – there are so many to choose from and the variations inspire sheer enjoyment. Choose from American or European roulette, double ball or lightning roulette. The options are immense, and all you have to do is play in order to see which one suits you best.

How to Win at Roulette

Think about the odds
Take advantage of outside bets
Manage your money
Know your variants
Master the rules
Practice your skills on free games

Different Types of Bets

At the roulette table, there may often be times where the betting terminology could confuse you. Here is a short list of the various betting options available at a simple table.

Inside Bets

place your chip directly onto a number (1 number covered)

place your chip between two numbers (2 numbers covered)

place your chip at the end of any row of numbers (3 numbers covered)

place your chip at the intersection of 4 numbers (4 numbers covered)

place your chip at the end of two rows on the intersection between them (6 numbers covered)

Outside Bets

place your chip on the ‘2 to 1’ box (12 numbers covered)

place your chip in one of the boxes marked 1st 12, 2nd 12, or 3rd 12 (12 numbers covered)

place your chip on red or black (18 numbers covered)

place your chip on even or odd (18 numbers covered)

place your chip on 1-18 or 19-36 (18 numbers covered)

Popular Online Roulette variations

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American roulette is one of the most popular roulette variations. The major difference lies on the wheel, where you will find a double zero alongside the standard single zero found in European and French roulette. The double zero pushes the odds further in the casino’s favour and increases the house edge to 5.26%.

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Many players enjoy European roulette as their favourite version given that the house edge is only 2.7%. The wheel is numbered from 1-36 with a single zero. You can place all the usual wagers on both inside and outside bets. This is a great place to start if you are new to the game.

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French roulette is very similar to European roulette, but with two advantageous betting options. The first is ‘la partage’, a rule that allows you to receive half your bet back if you lose an outside bet when the ball lands in zero. The ‘en prison’ rule gives you the opportunity to recover your entire stake if you’ve placed an even money bet and the ball lands in zero. Both rules reduce the house edge on real money bets to 1.35%.

Roulette Betting Strategy

The Martingale Betting Strategy

The Martingale betting strategy depicts that every player must win eventually. The rules are simple: each time you lose a spin, you double your bet. Even if you are on a losing streak, the idea is that eventually, you will win, and the payout should be significant enough for you to at least break even.

The downfall is that if you want to win playing roulette using the Martingale betting strategy, you will usually have to spend a substantial amount.

The Grand Martingale Betting Strategy

The Grand Martingale betting strategy is mostly the same as the Martingale betting strategy. The difference is this option operates on a larger scale. Every time you lose a spin, you will double your current bet plus an extra amount equal to your original bet. While this could make a more significant impact on wallet, the payout will be much higher when you do win.

This betting strategy is perfect for those that have a bigger bankroll. It can become quite profitable, especially after just a few wins.

The Reverse Martingale Betting Strategy

The Reverse Martingale betting strategy is, again, similar to the Martingale strategy, but in reverse. Instead of doubling your bet when you lose a hand, it is increased when you win. This offers the advantage of minimising the damage when you lose. Conversely, you should ideally be on a winning streak before you see a considerable return.

The Reverse Martingale betting strategy is more attractive to most players. Because you are increasing bets based on when you win, you have a smaller chance of depleting your money on a losing streak.

The D’Alembert Roulette Strategy

For players who aren’t too keen on pressing bets, the D’Alembert roulette strategy is the better option. It offers a much lower risk of a significant loss than other strategies. Here, instead of doubling your bet, you increase your stake by one unit after a loss, and one is removed after a win.

For example, if you have four chips on a line bet and it wins, you remove one chip so that the next spin only has three chips on it.

The Fibonacci Roulette Strategy

If you’re looking for a safe strategy, this one’s for you. The Fibonacci roulette strategy has been built on the Fibonacci numbers; a sequence of numbers that is the sum of the two numbers before it. It looks like this:

1 – 1 – 2 – 3 – 5 – 8 – 13 – 21 – 34 – 55 – 89 – 144 – 233 – 377 – 610 – 987 – etc.

This system needs to be implemented on even-number bets only. These bets have a 50% chance of winning each time, and you will need to wait for your first win before moving on to the next number in the sequence. You will start with the minimum bet. Once you win, increase the bet by one unit. If you win again, increase it by two, and so on. When you lose a spin, you again place a minimum bet and start again.

The James Bond Betting Strategy

This is for anyone who doesn’t have a desire to sit at the table for too long. On every round, you will need to play with 20 units. Within this strategy, players will only need to place three bets. The first: 14 units on the outside bet, 19-36. The second: 5 units the inside line bet, 13-14-15-16-17-18. The last: 1 unit on the single zero. Simple, but not great for extended play. Fancy yourself a Bond?