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How to Increase Roulette Odds?

Roulette game draws attention of many gamblers in different countries on 7 continents. The secret of its popularity is that roulette is not only an exciting game to play, but it doesn't need any special skills or knowledge and doesn't have complicated rules. However, when you are playing, you are interested in winning so, if you play not for fun but rather for money, you need to learn how to calculate the roulette odds.

Tips How to Calculate the Odds

First of all you should know that there are two main types of roulette wheel in casinos: the European and the American Wheels. The difference can be crucial for players. When you bet, you are aware of the possibility "zero" pocket can appear and in this case all bets are lost. So, in the European roulette there is one "single-zero" pocket, when the American one has an additional "double-zero" pocket that increases the house edge. After calculating the odds for each of this roulette, is obviously that the house edge for American roulette is 5.26%, while for the European it is twice little and is 2.7%.

At the same time it is very important to know payout percentage of each betting system in order to calculate your winning. There 2 main types of bets in roulette: inside and outside. Each of these types has its own advantages and disadvantages that have to be taken into consideration, when you work out your strategy.

Payouts of Roulette Bets

As it has been already mentioned there are two types of bets can be made in roulette. The first one is "outside bets" that are the easiest and at the least risk. They include black and red, odd and even, low and high numbers bets, dozen and column bets. Each of them offer payout 1:1, except of column and dozen bets that propose payouts of 2:1. The probability of outside bets is up to 50%.

Another type of bets is "inside bets", which includes betting on 1 to 5 numbers. The payout percentage of this type is the highest, although, among professional players it is called a "sucker bet".

Betting Systems Help to Increase the Roulette Odds

Some players use a variety of strategies to control their roulette odds. The most famous strategies in roulette are: "zero spiel", "tiers et voisins", "orphelins", D'Alembert system and Martingale progressive pattern. These strategies give confidence to the players and guarantee a certain percentage of winnings.

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