Some of the interesting facts about roulette

Roulette is one of casino games from the most successful and the most we’ve seen in the movies or in the literature, for a certain je ne sais quoi, which is associated with it. The origins of this wheel consists of 36 numbers that are in France, and over the course of time, there are many stories and curiosities that have grown up around it. We have selected a few to satisfy your curiosity. You want to know a few facts about the roulette wheel?

There are a european roulette wheel… and the other american

This is already in the know, or maybe you don’t. In any case, before you play you should know that there are two different types, which are often available when to play on-line roulette. The european has a 0 and the united states, in addition to the 0, have a check-box to 00. These boxes are the ones that give the house edge, and as you can see, the probability of winning the american roulette are slightly lower than those in Europe, since it has a check box (37 it, 38 boxes, etc.). Yes, they both you can place bets from 1 to 36, but it can also change the order in which they appear.

What’s the biggest prize you’ve won?

In April of 2004, Ashley Renell, an american, 32-year-old was at the Plaza Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, nevada, with the savings of his life, when he went into the full roulette a double-or-nothing. On that day, red has been the color of luck, as the ball stopped on 7-of-color, a doubling of the 135.300 dollars, which was to be released. His record on that day, it was the highest profit achieved in a single bet, with 270.600 dollars, of which he had the courtesy to give you a peak at the dealer as a tip. On the other hand, in the evening, the more beneficial it was for Mr Green’s casino in London, where he was the two-million mark. And that’s not bad, is it?

The number of the devil

The roulette wheel as we know it today, is attributed to the philosopher and French mathematician Blaise Pascal. Pascal, who, among other things, it is well-known for being the author of the theory of probabilities and not left in the wheel as the producer of the accident, and has made the sum total of all the numbers that make up the wheel of out the number 666, a number referred to as the devil. The term ‘roulette’ comes from the French “roulette” (runs small), and even though his name isn’t very original, and all of it is in balance with red and black, odd and even, for the dozens who make up the numbers, and so on.

A game on the screen

James Bond is one of the characters in the the roulette wheel, and the public, more needs to be done. In fact, it is the most bet, it is the favourite of 007, then the is 17, we don’t know if it because of the influence of the cinema, or hold a central position in the wheel well. Statistically speaking, the odds of winning are the same as those for any other number, but it has the peculiarity of being a prime number.

In addition to the James Bond roulette is a game of chance that is certainly, most often, we have seen it in the movies or on tv. For example, in Casablanca, where the character of Rick is a bet on the number 22, or Mission: Impossible, la Habana, Danger Man, or in the form of series such as Friends.