Roulette Game Bets

Different types of bets are available in the game of roulette and all of them have different house edge. Here are the different types of bets in roulette:

Black or Red

You will get the payout of 1:1 and the bet require your ball to land on black or red color of the wheel. Black is known as 'noir' and red as 'rouge' in French, that is why these bets may come under these names.

Even or Odd

Payouts will be done when the bet placed at even/odds wins. The player has to place a bet on an odd or even number. Single zero and double zero are not considered odd or even. The bet placed on even number is known as 'pair' in French and bet placed on an odd number is known as 'impair'.


Betting on 12 numbers sets at the same time is also possible. In this kind of betting, you will get a payout of 2:1 if you win. First dozen betting in French is known as "premier douzaine" and middle dozen is called "mayenee douzaine" and last dozen is known as "derniere douzaine".

Low or High

When the ball lands on numbers from 17 to 36, it is known as high bet and when the ball lands on numbers from 1 to 18, it is known as a low bet. High bets are also known as last 18 bets and low bets are known as the first eighteen bets. High bets or low bets offer payouts on even odds. Passe is the name of high bet in French and manqué is the name of low bet in French.

Single bet

You will get a payout of 35:1 when a bet is placed on single number and this bet in French is known as "en plein"


This kind of bet has a payout of 11:1 and you can place the bet on three numbers. You have to place the chips on the three numbers to make a pet and the French name of this bet is "transversale".

Double Street

The bet is placed on six numbers and the chips should be placed on the intersection of two lines towards last of two rows of three numbers. French name of this bet is "sixaine" with a payout of 5:1.


The payout is 17:1 and the bet is placed on two numbers by putting the chips between the two numbers. This is bet is known as "a cheval" in French.

Infamous five number bet

This type of bet is available only on the American version of the roulette. In this bet, you have to place the bet on 1, 2, 3, 0 and 00. The payout of this bet is 6:1 and the house edge of this is 7.89%.


In this bet you can place the money on four numbers and the payout is 8:1. You have to place the chips on the intersection points of the four numbers and the bet is known as "carre" in French. On European version, you can place the bet on the initial number 0, 1, 2 and 3 which is known as "quatre premiere" in French.

In the game of roulette betting systems, the bets are divided mainly into outside bets and inside bets and it is important to know the different types of bet to play roulette.