Roulette Glossary

This glossary contains terminologies that will help our readers to fully understand the game of roulette. It is written in a clear and precise manner to help them in playing a better game.

A bet on the layout – Placing a bet on the layout table’s numbers section

A spin – Spinning the ball to signal the start of the game

American Wheel – A roulette wheel consisting of 38 slots

Cheval – Another term for Split Bet in French Roulette

Column Bet – Betting on 12 numbers on any of the 3 vertical lines

Combination Bet – Betting more than one number in the same position

Corner Bet – Betting on four numbers in a square pattern

Double Zero – Betting on “00” slot, gives high payout

Dozen Bet – Betting on the first (1-12), second (13-24), or third (25-36) of twelve numbers

En Plein – Another term for Straight Bet in French Roulette

En Prison – Option to take half of your bet when the outcome of the spin is “0” or leave it in prison for the next spin

European Wheel – A roulette wheel consisting of 37 slots

Even-Odd Bet – An outside bet consisting of 18 numbers for each side.

Evens – A bet on even numbers on the roulette table

Five Number Bet – Available for American Roulette and covers 0, 00, 1, 2, and 3

High or Low Bet – An even money bet for the bottom half (1-18) or the top half (19-36)

Inside Bet – Placing a bet on a number or a combination of numbers inside the table layout

La Partage – Almost the same as the “En Prison” rule but the player does not have the option to leave his bet for another spin

Line Bet – A bet on adjoining two Street Bets

3D Roulette

European Roulette

American Roulette

Roulette Pro

Orphans – Placing a bet on 3 numbers that are close to each other on the wheel but are far apart from the table layout

Outside Bet – Bets with smaller payout but with higher odds of winning

Six Line Bet – Same as Line Bet which is betting on two adjoining Street Bets

Sixainne – Another term for Six Line Bet in French Roulette

Split Bet – Placing a bet on two adjoining numbers

Straight Bet – Placing a bet on a single number

Street Bet – Placing a bet on three numbers on a single horizontal line

Transversale – Another term for Street Bet in French Roulette