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ROULETTE
ROULETTE
Easy to Play – Just Pick Your Numbers

Fun and social – it’s one of the oldest games at the casino. Plus, all that glitz and glamour!

ROULETTE ODDS AND PAYOUTS

HOW ODDS AND PAYOUTS WORK

The odds and payouts in roulette vary significantly with how you bet. There’s a wide range of bets you can place –some of which offer relatively good odds at the casino with payouts of 1:1, while other bets offer bigger payouts with lower odds.

INSIDE BETS

Betting options for the inside bets area of roulette table

Inside bets have lower odds but they offer bigger payouts. Below are all of the inside betting options, their odds/payouts and how to place them on the table.

Tip

You will often see odds referred to as “35:1” or “35 to 1”. This means if you bet $1, you’ll win $35.

OUTSIDE BETS

Betting options for the outside bets area of roulette table.

Outside bets have the best odds – but they offer lower payouts. Below are all of the outside betting options, their odds/payouts and how to place them on the table.

Tip

This is a good betting strategy for beginners just getting a feel for the game.

Tip

You will often see odds referred to as “1:1” or “1 to 1”, for example. This means if you bet $1, you’ll win $1.

Roulette Bet with the Worst Odds

The Top Line bet has the worst odds in roulette.

You’re probably wondering what the worst odds are in roulette. That would be the Top Line (5-number) bet. The payout is 6 to 1 – less than the true odds. The average percentage of wagers that the house keeps, known as the house edge, on this particular bet is 7.29%! It’s much higher than the average house edge for American roulette, which is 5.26%.

Roulette Odds and the House Edge

Get the facts on why the odds are what they are.

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