It is the most popular and most played game in casinos all over the world.
Its predecessor is French roulette from which it is derived. Roulette originated in 17th century and was invented by French physicist Blaise Pascal. An aim of this scientist was to invent a “generator of random numbers”. You can take into your consideration whether he was successful. The truth is that this invention became very popular amongst people and until today it can be found in basically unmodified form in casinos all around the world.
Roulette found its way to America as well. Incomers who were settling down in the country of unlimited possibilities brought the roulette with them.
And because everything goes faster in America, the customary variation of roulette was developed over the years with gathered pace and adapted to American lifestyle.
The game table is quite large and consists of a playing area and cylinder. The croupier stands behind the table and uses only his hands. The player places his bets himself.
Cylinder is divided into 37 compartments from 0 to 36. The numbers, which are not in arithmetical order, are placed alternating on red or black field. Zero is an exception, which is placed on green board.