A better understanding of American Roulette
Roulette has captured the hearts and imaginations of many players around the world ever since the 18th century. By an effortless click and spin, the reverberation and spectacle that comes from the Roulette can only be described as legendary. Since the game came to Europe from France then went back, some few modifications that set the American version of the game apart from the European version are quite perceivable.
American roulette has the most noticeable difference, that is, it has a section for zero and another one for double zero. It also has an edge skewed to favour the house: 5.26%. Another notable distinction is that, the numbers on the American Roulette wheel lie opposite each other in pairs while the on European Roulette, numbers are randomly spaced all along the wheel. Also, the La Partage and En prison rules are not applied to the American game.
With this kept in mind, the American Roulette version is fairly easy to understand. It has sections of 0 to 36, and 00. The betting table is also relatively straightforward. You can put your stake on an inside or an outside bet, as you prefer.
Outside bets are simpler; as a result, they pay less. These are the Even and Odd bets, dozens, black and red, columns, the 1 to 18 or 19 to 36 spaces on the wheel. On the other hand, inside bets are slightly more complex, but fairly easy to understand. You can either choose one number or a group of numbers. You can lay your stake on the single number or on a line amid your chosen numbers.
The American version of Roulette is quite famous across the globe, you should, however, be conversant with the rules of the particular version of American Roulette that you are playing plus the rules that are unacceptable in that particular version of the game. This will definitely make a big difference in the payouts and the house advantage.