Roulette Myths

The majority of roulette myths can often disorient the rookies, who haven't mastered of all basic game's rules and guidelines yet.

In addition to the ways to predict the wheels spin's outcome, which are myths, there's one more, according to which roulette is the Devil's Game.

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Roulette Variations

Both European and American roulette variations are unbelievably exciting to play, much due to the special anxiety, felt by gamers, while the ball is about to fall.

Nevertheless, the profitability of American roulette is much less, than the one of European version of the game, the latter being, therefore, more frequently advised to the vast majority of gamblers.

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Famous roulette bets secrets

There are a lot of examples of really skillful and clever roulette game which could prove that deep knowledge in gambling and good luck are able to perform miracles.

Let us have a look at most famous cases and outstanding personalities:

  • in 1873 a group of 6 people in the lead of the Englishman Joseph Jaggers firstly exploited biased wheel method against the Monte Carlo casino. After thorough observation of the casino's wheels' performance they discovered that one of them is significantly biased. This revelation allowed them to win more than $325 000;
  • in 1891 a tricky cheater Charles Wells also performed a row of miraculous wins in the Monte Carlo casino. During several days he managed to break the bank at each table where he made the roulette bets, which means that he constantly won all the available money at the table;
  • in 1990s a clever Spanish mathematician Gonzalo Garcia-Pelayo seemed to make a roulette wheel work on him. During this period he earned millions in casinos without being caught in cheating. This guy claimed that a roulette wheel is not perfect and that is it possible to use their imperfection for mercenary motives. Gonzalo decided to demonstrate all the gravity of his statements and proved this by winning 600 euros per night in Casino de Madrid. Later, he managed to win 1 million euro in this casino converting a house edge of 5% into player's edge of 15%;
  • in 1992 the Polish Paweł Piskorski declared that he won 4 950 000 000 zloty or $175 000 in Jackpol casino. In this way he tried to explain the size of his year income but the pitfall is that Paweł did not pay attention to the fact that the maximum large sum at that time was only 1 000 000 zloty. Thereby, it means that if he had said the truth he should have had won the house 138 times on end;
  • in 1998 in a third part of the film "Run, Lola, Run" by Tom Tykwer the principal heroine Lola got a 100-mark value chip from a nice casino employee and made a bet on a single number 20. She successfully won and let her proceeds ride at the same slot. And won again gaining the total profit of 129 000 marks;
  • in 2004 Ashley Revell from London came to the Plaza Hotel, Las Vegas with $135 300 which he got from selling all his property (inclusive clothing). Ashley made a double-or-nothing bet on "Red" and successfully won $270 600;
  • in 2009 Derren Brown developed a sophisticated system how to define which slot will win using the information about the wheel and ball spinning speed. He put £5000 on a single number in one of the European casinos and 3 seconds later after the wheel started to spin he set his choice on the number 8. Well, in this case he lost everything choosing the pocket next to the winning one.

Roulette rules

Common roulette rules are absolutely effortless to grasp for even the most inexperienced gamblers, who haven't got enough practice.

Roulette history

Roulette history is commonly associated with numerous mysteries and superstitions, many of which are mere lies.

House edge

Roulette house edge in American variation of the game turns out twice as large as in its European alternation.