The Roulette game consists of a rotating horizontal wheel with numbered divisions, or pockets, and a table with a checkered numbered board.
Each number is associated with a color, either red or black, while both zero and double zero are green.
In order to play, the croupier spins the wheel in one direction while throwing a small ball in the opposite direction at the upper end of the wheel.
Once the ball loses momentum, it falls into one of the numbered -and colored- pockets of the wheel.
The game consists in guessing in which number the ball will fall.
To do so, you must place your bet using the different chips provided, each with a different value, on one of the numbers on the chequered board.
There are also other betting options on the table besides individual figures, such as guessing the color of the winning number – red or black-, whether it will be odd or even, or betting on a small range of numbers instead of a single one.
Based on its probability, payout odds for these bet vary in each case accordingly.
There is no limit to how many bets you can place, so there can be as many different bets as you desire at the same time.
However, it is wise to manage your bets to extend playing time and avoid the risk of losing all credit in the early plays.
There is time for placing a bet just until the ball is released on the wheel.
Once the ball is running, the betting board, or table, is closed for new bets. If the player misses he or she should wait for the next turn to place a new one.
Popularity and success of the Roulette game is due to its simplicity and the fact that it requires no special preparation or knowledge beforehand and that no complicated strategy is needed, since the game depends purely on chance.