Characteristic of the Roulette Wheel Layout
The visiting card and major accessory of the roulette casino game is multicolored wheel made of a a piece of polished wood which is approximately 90 centimeters in diameter and usually weighs about 100 pounds (or 45 kilograms). The roulette wheel is in the form of a globe with a spinning axis that identifies the lucky numerals and players who have guessed them.
The upper top of the roulette "bowl" is numbered with colored pockets where the plastic ball usually lands. Those slots are of alternate black and red colors with the exception of green zero pocket(s).
Roulette Wheel Number Sequence
The wheel's slots are arranged in specific order to make equilibrium between black and red numbers, even and odd numerals, and high and low figures.
As it was already mentioned above the roulette wheel has numbers from 1 - 36, 0 and 00 (in American game). The range of figures from 1 -10 & 19 - 28 has red odd and black even numbers. The range of 11 - 18 and 29 - 36 numbers is vice versa colored (black odd and red even numbers).
European wheel has a green pocket numbered with zero. American roulette bets include double zero wheel pocket that dramatically increases house advantage and makes the game less beneficial for players.
The order of roulette wheel numbered slots cannot be ruled out:
European single zero wheel: 0-32-15-19-4-21-2-25-17-34-6-27-13-36-11-30-8-23-10-5-24-16-33-1-20-14-31-9-22-18-29-7-28-12-35-3-26;
American double zero wheel: 0-28-9-26-30-11-7-20-32-17-5-22-34-15-3-24-36-13-1-00-27-10-25-29-12-8-19-31-18-6-21-33-16-4-23-35-14-2.
Roulette Wheel Color
Everybody knows that the roulette wheel layout has three colors: black, red and green.
There are also special frets on the roulette wheel. These are the metal or plastic pieces that help the ball to stop. There are also slots or pockets that are numbered inside and isolated from each other with compartments.
In some casinos one may see special devices that protect the wheel from the possible outside ascendancy.
Another Features of the Roulette Wheel
A land-based gambling house classic roulette wheel is produced from the polished wood. Alternative variants may be as well made of wood and/or plastic. It is a brilliantly polished elegant piece of mechanical casino device.
The essential role of the roulette wheel mechanism is evident. As a rule it entirely and accurately tested right before being introduced into functioning in gambling establishments. This is made in order to prevent any potential manipulations and/or defects. The above described roulette wheel devices are commonly used in brick and mortar casinos. Online betting houses are happy with flash graphic roulette wheels.
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