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The 3 Types of Roulette - European, French and American Roulette



Roulette is considered among the greatest and most prominent casino games of all time. The different versions and variations of roulette are not only confusing to the players, but also challenging in terms of asserting the benefits that each roulette variation can bring into their game. In this regards, choosing a suitable roulette variation can be a bewildering experience as they come with different rules and mechanics. It is, therefore, crucial for players to be able to differentiate between the existing roulette variations before indulging into the game itself. This is at the backdrop of the fact that failure in identifying the type of roulette that is in use may come with far reaching consequences in terms of huge losses. Here is a close look at the European, American and French Roulette. 

European Roulette



The differences between the European, American and French roulette can be identified in the materials they use, the rules and techniques used in each variation, as well as other minute, but important factors. The European roulette is the most popular and prominent of the three roulette variations. This amazing wheel has 37 pockets, which are colored red, black and green. These numbers are structured in a range of 0 to 36. The eligibility of participation in a game of European roulette requires a player to purchase a chip, which must be the same in color for all the involved players. The reason behind the same chip coloring is to add excitement to this game in the sense that players will be reminded and encouraged to use their mental skills to memorize the sum of money that they place as a bet, their numbers, as well as the color in which they place their bets.

American Roulette



On a different platform, the American roulette is not only easily identifiable, but also unique in the sense that it is the only type of roulette that has 38 colored pockets. One of the main similarities between the European and American roulette revolves around the coloring of the pockets, which is still maintained at green, red and black. However, a pocket with a double zero digit was added to the American roulette. The main reason behind the addition of double zeros is said to increase the riskiness of the game to a whooping 5.3%. Again, players at the American roulette are given chips with different colors. The main point behind this is to give the dealer an easy time in identifying the bets, which were placed on the roulette table.

French Roulette



The French roulette has all the similarities of the European roulette in almost every sense, except for the fact that all the pockets in the French roulette are colored red. Additionally, every wording in the French roulette table are in French, rather than English. To this end, the above distinct descriptions of each roulette variation should be beneficial to every player. Knowing the characteristics of every type of roulette will ultimately enhance game enjoyment. Nevertheless, it is vital to note that each type of roulette has its rules of engagement and it is upon the player to learn these rules before getting involved in the game.