With the ever-growing popularity of the iconic Roulette wheel and the excitement, and anticipation that it holds, is it any wonder, that players all over the globe, are seeking new ways to take a spin across the iconic wheel?

With so many variations of the game now available, you can pull up a seat at the table almost anywhere, whether that be within, for example, Sky Vegas live Roulette games, or down at your local brick and mortar establishment. However, the most popular version of Roulette can be found in most parts of the world –  played with the European wheel.

Read on to find out more.

European Roulette

There are only a few differences between all variations of Roulette. For example, the European wheel gives players a better house edge than that of the American wheel, which is just one of the reasons why players prefer to play this version of the game.

The European wheel consists of 37 pocketed compartments, numbered 0 – 36. The pocket in which you’ll find the zero is green. All other numbers from 1 – 36 are either red or black. To make the predictions of where the ball will land within the wheel, that little harder, the numbers aren’t in numerical order, but mixed in a pattern like so; 26, 3, 35, 12, 28, 7, 29, 18, 22, 9, 31, 14, 20, 1, 33, 16, 24, 5, 10, 23, 8, 30, 11, 36, 13, 27, 6, 34, 17, 25, 2, 21, 4, 19, 15, 32, 0.

Unlike the wheel, the corresponding Roulette table showcases numbers 0 – 36 in numerical order, in rows of three, with zero on its own, taking up space of three numbered spaces within the table layout. Not only will you find numbers within the layout, but betting odds too. You’ll notice that numbers 1 – 12 have been placed with the category ‘1st 12’, numbers 13 – 24 within category ‘2nd 12’, and you guessed it, numbers 25 – 36 placed within the category ‘3rd 12’. This layout helps players to place a ‘Dozen’ bet with ease. You can also find bet categories such as odd and even, low (1 to 18) and high (19 – 36) as well as red and black, laid out on the table ready for a player to place a bet on these betting odds if they wish.

Where to Play

As mentioned before, European Roulette can be found at most land-based establishments and online at your favorite gambling sites. Of course, when visiting a brick-and-mortar establishment, the games are played live, with a dealer and players alike around the table, allowing you to embrace the casino atmosphere.

When playing a game of Roulette online, you can still grab a slice of that authentic atmosphere, by entering a live game. Within these live games, there is a dealer, who is available to answer any questions you may have; you are then able to converse with the dealer and fellow players sitting around the virtual table via the online chat found onscreen. To get the best view of gameplay, you have multiple screen view options, showing you the Roulette table set within a specially designed studio.

So, whether you visit a casino in person or via a tablet, there will always be a European Roulette game waiting for you to pull up a chair and join in the action.