Roulette Facts

Roulette Facts


Fact 1

House edge for European Roulette (single 0) 2.70% American Roulette (0 and 00) 5.26%


Fact 2

Worst Roulette Bet is the five number bet on the American roulette wheel which includes, betting on 00, 0, 1, 2, and 3, this bet has a house edge of 7.89%


Fact 3

In 2004 the Brit Ashley Revell sold everything he owned and bet everything on Red on roulette and won. The bet was for a total of $135 300.




Fact 4

The roulette ball is made from Delrin a thermoplastic that is also used in making the M16 rifle's stock.


Fact 5

The longest recorded streak of one color in roulette in American casino history happened in 1943 when the color red won 32 consecutive times.


Fact 6

Origin of the word roulette is from French word rouelle ‘wheel’ and from late Latin rotella 'wheel’.


Fact 7

The marker used to show the winning number is called the ‘dolly’.