is still speculation as to
where the roulette game originates from. Some declare that it is
from China and was brought by traders and Dominican monks from the Far
East to the Americas. Others claim that the roulette game comes from
the word being French word for "small wheel", and was created by an
French mathematician, Blaise Pascal in the 17th century.
still remains a strong convert
to the roulette game because in the 18th century Prince Charles thought
that it would be a convenient way to keep the economy of the small
afloat. When the game came to the Americas in the middle of the 19th
the invention of the single "O" was introduced by Frenchmen, Louis and
Francois Blanc. However the American game now plays the double "O" game
while the European game still constitutes the single "0" game. The
O game enables the house to make a higher profit. The roulette game
to have something of a milestone in the California Gold Rush obviously
attracted to the large amounts of money to be made.
are two different ways of playing
roulette, there are two different wheels that are played and these are
the American wheel and the European wheel. The difference is minimal in
that the American wheel has 38 numbers including 0, 00 and 1 to 36. The
European wheel contains 37 numbers including 0 and the numbers 1 to 36.
differences between the two
varying forms of roulette are that in American casinos, the dealers
use their hands to draw in the bets while the European croupiers use a
long stick called the Rake to collect the chips.
America the roulette players
are given different color chips and in Europe they are given the same
chips. Roulette continues to be a very popular game especially in