Bet Type in Roulette
Bets on a casino table most often refers to roulette bets as options are wider. The choices are so many that initially betting seems threatening in roulette games. On closer examination these bets become easier to understand, and for regulars they are simple. Very broadly roulette bets are categorized into outside bets and inside bets. For both inside and outside bets a total bet must meet the table minimum but never exceed table maximum. Total betting amount and not individual bets is the parameter in casino roulette bets.
What does Inside Bets mean on Roulette Table
Inside bets in roulette comprise specific number combinations or specific numbers appearing on the inside of a roulette table. Inside bets are further classified into:
a) Straight bets – Here you bet on any one number. The payout could be as high as 35:1, which make players interested in this bet.
b) Split bets – In this form, you could split your bet on two numbers that touch each other either horizontally or vertically. In a split bet if either of these numbers is hit you win a bet. The payout is normally 17:1.
c) Corner bets – This is also termed as a quad bet or square bet. Here bet is placed on four numbers that form a square on a roulette table or touching one another. A hitting of any of these four numbers wins you this bet. Winning amount for this type of bet in usually 8:1.
d) Street bet – This is similar to split bet except that in this form of betting three numbers are involved instead of three. These three numbers are horizontally arranged on a roulette table. In this roulette bet you place your chip at the end of a row. A street bet normally pays out 11:1.
What does Outside Bets mean on Roulette
Outside bets are put on areas on the outside of a roulette table. These outside areas contain ‘odd or even’ bets, ‘black or red’ bets, ‘high or low’ bets, ‘dozen’ bets, and ‘column’ bets. Bets cannot be placed on 0 and 00 slots.
What does Even Money Bets mean on Roulette
In this form of casino roulette betting a player is paid out in 1:1 ratio in addition to your original betting amount. Even money bets are always placed on outside areas of a roulette table.