When it’s cold outside, raining cats and dogs, or you just don’t feel like leaving the house, a NetEnt Casino is the place to play Roulette games. Since NetEnt added American Roulette at the beginning of 2014, all versions of Roulette are available.
Obviously, you can enjoy your spare time with European Roulette and French Roulette, also available in different variants with a wide range of betting options suitable for all type of players.
Net Entertainment’s American Roulette game provides players a world class roulette experience, including an attractive table and billboard, intuitive design, and voice announcements that makes gameplay easy. With the feeling of sitting at the table rail, the idea of being in a real casino is there, no matter if playing from the comfort of your own house.
History American Roulette
La roulette means wheel in French, so you would think the Roulette game has its origin in France right? Well you are right, the reason why French Roulette is one of the roulette games available at the many Netent Casinos, but there are two more versions of this table game. First there’s European Roulette, a game very similar to French Roulette and often used a standard roulette version in offline casinos around the world. But then there’s the American Roulette, showing a big difference compared to French Roulette and European Roulette as there’s a zero and a double zero involved in this game. Both zero options got the green colour, easy to recognise, but why two zero bets in one roulette game? Well, the idea behind introducing a double zero was that it gave an added edge to the house. The roulette game itself found its way to the American Casinos in the 19th century, the single zero was changed to double zero, while American Roulette became especially famous with the miners and workers.
French Roulette vs. American Roulette
Although all roulette games are quite similar, there are some differences between the games. French Roulette for example, and European Roulette too, offer only one zero bet, while the American version of roulette offers you two zero bets. The result of this 00 bet is that you don’t have 37 numbers you can bet on but 38. If looking at French Roulette as launched in 2014 too, and American Roulette I can also found difference in the colours of the chips, the lay-out of the tables as well as the names of the betting options available.
American Roulette game rules
This modernly designed roulette game offers you the standard branding options like the standard inside and outside bets, while a very well designed 3D roulette wheel, a valuable addition to the modern design of this NetEnt table game. The roulette wheel has 38 slots numbered 0, 00, and the numbers 1-36. The aim of the game is to predict which number will be hit by the ball after the wheel has spun. This is the reason why you of course place bets before the dealer tells no more bets can be placed and the wheel starts to spin. You can place bets anywhere as well as more different type of bets can be placed in one single round. You can use table bets, inside bets, outside bets and neighbour bets, but an extended description of the type of bets can be found in the game rules, hiding under the small question mark at the left bottom of this Netent table game.
I’m sure all type of players in a NetEnt Casino will like American Roulette as this game can be played with a minimum bet of 1.00 and a maximum bet of 500.00. But I’m even more convinced of the fact experienced roulette players will like American Roulette, not sincerely because of the house edge, but because if the many extra features American Roulette, as well as French Roulette, is offering you. First of all, there’s an attractive table of which the colour differs from other roulette versions designed by NetEnt as it is blue instead of green. Second American Roulette offers a dynamic billboard showing hot and cold numbers as well as many other statistics. The voice announcements are making this game more real, as if you are playing roulette in a casino. Of course, it will never be as Live Roulette, but the dynamic billboard and racetrack betting will make up for that.
American Roulette FAQ
What is the RTP (Return to Player) of Netents American Roulette?
The RTP of NetEnts American Roulette is 94.74%.
What is the difference between American and European Roulette?
This is easily answered as Europen Roulette has a ‘zero’ and American Roulette also has a ‘double zero’. This means that with American Roulette the cylinder has 38 numbers where the ball can fall into. With European Roulette this is only 37 different numbers, which obviously increases your chances of winning.
Why do people play American Roulette if the RTP (Return to Player) is lower then European Roulette?
This is a very good question and the only reason why one would play American Roulette instead of European Roulette with a higher RTP (Return to Player) is due to superstition or a feeling a player may have playing. There is no other logical explanation why one would play identical games when one of them has a lower RTP.
Why is the cylinder layout of American Roulette different than the European Roulette cylinder?
This all has to do with the ‘double zero’ which can only be found on the American Roulette cylinder. As the single zero and double zero are opposite each other on the wheel, the layout of the cylinder has to be different with American Roulette.
Is American Roulette only available online as I have never seen it in my local casino?
No, American Roulette can also be found in some of the offline casinos around the world. The problem is that casinos are often restricted when it comes to available space and having an American Roulette table instead of a European Roulette table which offers a better RTP (Return to Player) would not make sense. An American Roulette table will never be the only Roulette table in a casino. This is because most people play the version with the better RTP and are not so superstitious that they want to play the lower RTP version, American Roulette.
Can I play American Roulette for free?
Yes, this is an RNG (Random Number Generator) table game that can be played for free for as long and as often as you desire. The game can be found under the ‘Table Games’ tab of all NetEnt casinos.