Playing Roulette at Wild Casino Online

Roulette is a casino game that has brought glamour, mystery, and excitement to gambling establishments since the 17th century. It is also a game that provides surprising depth for serious betters who want to make the most of their chances of winning. It is a popular choice in casinos all over the world and is played at Wild Casino online too.

The Roulette wheel consists of a solid wooden disk slightly convex in shape with thirty-six compartments painted alternately red and black. Each compartment holds one of the numbers 1 through 36, and on European-style wheels there is a single green pocket marked 0. On American roulette tables there are two additional green pockets numbered 0 and 00 (this double zero increases the house edge considerably).

Besides the number fields on the roulette table there are also bets placed on groups of numbers, the colors red and black, whether the number is odd or even, or on the columns and rows. A croupier (dealer) places the bets and spins the wheel. When the ball comes to rest in one of the pockets, the croupier pays out the winning bets and collects the losing ones. The process is repeated in subsequent rounds.

If you wish to increase your odds of winning, it is essential to know the rules and the game strategy. The most common strategy is the Martingale system in which you multiply your bet size after every loss and reset it to your initial stake when you win. It is effective for games with even money payouts, but is not useful in games with a house edge, such as video slots, and will only work if you bet all of your money on outside bets.

There are several different types of roulette, but the best for your betting strategy is probably French Roulette. This is a variant of the standard European roulette and has only one zero, which means that your straight bet will have the biggest payout at 35:1. It is also available in many online casinos in New Jersey.

Before you start playing, set your budget. Choose a roulette table within your limits and read the placard describing the minimum and maximum bets. Then select the chip denomination you would like to use and place it on your desired bet area. A good rule of thumb is to always bet more on the outside bets, which are easier to win and offer higher payouts. You can also bet on the Dozens or Columns, which are more difficult to win but offer a much lower house edge.