Roulette Payout Rules
In a previous section, we discussed the various roulette
bets. Below we'll outline for you the standard casino roulette payout
rules that are usually in effect at casinos - both online and at land-based
casinos. As we've said before, roulette betting is a quite straightforward
and simple matter, and understanding the payout rules is similarly a simple
For both American and European roulette, the payouts are based on the
odds for 36 numbers (Numbers 1 through 36). So the roulette payout rules
below cover the player possibilities for both American and European roulette.
Straight bet: A bet on a single number pays 35-1.
Split bet: The bet is made on any line that divides any two adjacent
numbers. This bet is made so that either of those two numbers will be
a winner. The payout is 17-1.
Street bet: A player can bet on three numbers in any vertical row on
the table by placing a bet on the line on the bottom of that row. The
bet is made so that any of those three numbers will be a winner. The payout
Corner bet: Bet is placed on the middle of four numbers. The bet is that
one of these four numbers will be the winner. The payout is 8-1.
Line bet: Bet is placed on the outside of the lines that split two rows
of numbers. This bet covers all six numbers. The bet is that one of the
six numbers will be a winner. The payout is 5-1.
Column bet: Bet is placed on any of the three columns of twelve numbers
running horizontally along the table. The payout is 2-1 for a winning
bet. If 0 comes up, all column bets lose.
Dozen bet: Bet is placed on the outside boxes marked 1st, 2nd and 3rd.
The player will bet on numbers 1 to 12, numbers 13 to 24 and/or numbers
25 to 36. The payout is 2-1 for a winning bet. If 0 comes up, all dozens
Even bet: A player can bet on either an odd or even number winning. The
payout is even-money (1-1). If 0 comes up, all odd and even bets lose
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