Devised in the 18th century, European Roulette is one of the oldest casino games the Netent Casinos are offering their players. It is claimed that the casino game baccarat, nowadays very popular in casino kingdoms like Las Vegas en Macau, was already played in the 15th century, while blackjack was probably introduced around 1700.No matter what game has been invented first, European Roulette is still one the most popular casino games and often seen as the standard roulette game in land based casinos and online casinos. For that reason, and many more, European Roulette can’t be missed at any Netent Casino. Due to the indestructible popularity of the European Roulette game, Net Entertainment designed four different European Roulette version, three of them can be found as Roulette is the menu, while the most classic version carries the original name. And if not enough European Roulette games available in the many Netent casinos, also a live casino version can be played at the Netent Live Casinos.
History European Roulette
The game roulette devised in France in the 18th century, although a primitive form of roulette had been was introduced by Blaise Pascal in his search for a perpetual motion machine, a machine responsible for motion that continues ‘indefinitely’ without any external source of energy. Even though not indefinitely, the roulette wheel keeps on going for a while without any extra source of energy, the moment it’s losing its energy the roulette ball, responsible for the outcome of the game, will slow down and hit one of the 37 numbers (including zero).
A description of the roulette game, as it is still being played today, can be found a French novel La Roulette, ou le Jour by Jaques Lablee, describing a roulette wheel in the Palais Royal in Paris in 1796, including house pockets and two betting spaces containing the bank’s two numbers, zero and double zero (still known from American Roulette). And even though this table game is called European Roulette, the game is being played all over the world as it was in the 19th century roulette spread all over Europe and the US, becoming one of the most popular casino games.
At first Roulette could only be played by the rich, while later on it was also introduced in the land based casinos in Europe from where it slowly started to spread to other parts of the world as well and nowadays the game can be played everywhere gambling is allowed and it’s even available online as it was around two decades ago the first online casinos where introduced. It all started with a 2D version, classic, but offering all elements roulette is so popular for. It was already more than players could have imagined a few years before. These days the modernisation and the fast internet connection are responsible for cutting-edge roulette games of which European Roulette is one. This version is providing a cutting-edge design, including 3D graphics and a virtual croupier, delivering a world class experience with an attractive table, dynamic billboard, racetrack betting, and the feeling of sitting at the table rail has never been more convincing in an online environment giving you the thrill of the casino.
European Roulette game
This modernly designed European Roulette game, offers you the standard branding options as also available in other popular Net Entertainment roulette games, including the standard inside and outside bet types, and a very well designed 3D roulette wheel which is a valuable addition to the flow of the European Roulette game. The roulette wheel has 37 slots numbered 0-36. The object of the game is to predict which slot the ball will land in after the wheel is spun. Before the reel starts to spin, you can place bets on the table using table bets, inside bets, outside bets and neighbour bets. A detailed description of all roulette bets can be found in the game rules, hiding under the small question mark at the left bottom of the game.
Although the game rules are based on those of the European Roulette, quite logical if playing European Roulette of course, this modern roulette version, has some extra’s to offer you compared to former versions designed by Net Entertainment. There are the Hot/Cold numbers, the Race Track, Favourite bets button, Double Bets function and there’s the statistics which can help you to place bets. Last but not least the virtual croupier will give this European Roulette version an extra dimension, perfect for those who likes to combine online roulette with live roulette.