The amount of people who jump straight into playing
roulette without understanding the layout of the
game never ceases to amaze me. Below you will find a
diagram both of a European roulette wheel and an
American roulette wheel.
You will notice that on the American roulette wheel
there is an extra slot and that is because of the
"00" that you don't get on a European roulette
This creates a larger house edge on American
roulette wheel. Read my page on the
edge for more information on that.
They are deliberately set up differently to confuse
players. For example 1st 12 dozen looks like 1 section
of the roulette wheel when you look at the roulette
However when you look at the above diagrams the
numbers from the first dozen are spread out across