Among the most glamorous casino games today is the Roulette game. The Roulette game is divided into two, that is, the French Roulette and the American Roulette – which was developed from the French Roulette. This article will premise its discussion on the American Roulette, that is, its origin and how it is played.
History of the American Roulette
If you love taking chances, then Roulette is the game for you. Premised on a straightforward concept of guessing where the ball lands and you become a winner, Roulette or in French word “little” wheel, is a very popular casino game globally. As history tells us, the original Roulette game had two zeros, however, some Frenchmen, Francois and Lois Blanc, invented a new-style Roulette which had one zero instead of two, which quickly gained popularity.
The original Roulette – with two zeros – was later adopted by the Americans and they labelled it, the American Roulette. The American version of Roulette is a roulette variation which has two zeros on the Roulette wheel. Although the origin of the Roulette game is a subject of debate, it is largely believed that Roulette traces its origin from the seventeenth century France. Also a debatable topic, Blaise Pascal, a mathematician and a scientist, is believed to be the inventor of the Roulette game. Roulette gained popularity in the United States and England in the 1800s. Frenchmen who arrived in New Orleans in the nineteenth Century are believed to have been the people behind its introduction in the United States.