Roulette is a casino game that’s based on chance and has been around since the 17th century. It’s a simple game that involves throwing a ball into a wheel and watching it spin. It can be played at casinos across the world.

Roullete is the name given to the betting combinations that are most commonly featured in French Roulette but also present in online European Roulette variants. These special betting combinations are part of the rules and you must learn them by heart to play Roulette properly.

Betting combinations are called propositions and consist of different groupings of numbers, the color red or black, whether the number is odd or even, or if it’s high (19-36) or low (1-18). You can place bets on specific groups of numbers or place outside bets, which offer a lower payout.

The roulette wheel consists of a wooden disk with metal partitions called canoes that are numbered nonconsecutively from 1 to 36. The canoes are painted in alternating red and black colors.

Each compartment on the roulette wheel is numbered nonconsecutively from 1 through 36, with a 37th compartment painted green and carrying the sign 0. This helps to prevent cheating by preventing the croupier from changing the number inside a canoe without the players’ knowledge.

Some of the most popular betting combinations include: The Dozens Bet, the Odd or Even Bet, and the High or Low Bet. The Dozens Bet pays 2-1, while the Odd or Even Bet pays 0-1.

You can also place a Line Bet (also known as sixain in French), which is a bet on three consecutive numbers that are placed between the two lines of the layout. If you win this bet, the payout is 17-1.

The Street Bet, or the Three Number Bet/Side Bet/The Trio is another popular betting combination. This bet is made by placing a chip on the end of any “street” or row of 3 numbers on the table map.

If you’re new to roulette, it’s a good idea to start with a bet that doesn’t involve betting on specific numbers. These outside bets are more conservative and usually don’t have a high payout, but they’re also a great way to get the hang of the game. They’re also a good way to build up your bankroll.