How to Play Roullete

Roullete (pronounced roo-let) is a casino game that combines chance with skill and has captivated players for centuries. It is a simple enough game for beginners to learn, but offers sophisticated players a level of depth and strategy that can result in high rewards.

The game’s ancestor is the older French games hoca and portique, from which it derived its present form about 1716. It arrived in the United States by the mid-18th century, where it gained popularity in gambling dens. The American version differs from the French game in two respects: the wheel has a double zero, and the table layout is simpler.

Each roulette table carries a placard that describes the minimum and maximum betting limits for that table. It is a good idea to set a budget before you play, and to stay within it. You can do this by assessing how much you can afford to lose in one spin and placing your bets accordingly. It is also a good idea to start by wagering on “outside” bets (groupings of numbers instead of individual digits), which are cheaper and have a higher chance of winning. You should avoid attempting to beat the game by using grandiose or complicated betting systems, as these are unlikely to produce any significant gains.