Devised in the 18th century, European Roulette is one of the oldest casino games you find at the NetEnt Casinos. 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. Blackjack was probably introduced around 1700.
No matter what game was available first, European Roulette is still the most popular casino game around. You often find it as the standard roulette game in land-based casinos and online casinos. Of course, the majority of NetEnt Casinos offer the popular table game as well.
For that reason, and many more, European Roulette is game you can’t miss out on the game. Due to the indestructible popularity of the European Roulette game, NetEnt designed four different European Roulette versions. You find three of them as Roulette is the menu. This while the most classic version carries the original name.
History European Roulette
The game of roulette origins in France in the 18th century. The history also shows the introduction of a primitive form of roulette, introduced by Blaise Pascal. It was because of his search for a perpetual motion machine. This is a machine responsible for motion that continues ‘indefinitely’ without any external source of energy.
Even though not indefinitely, the roulette wheel keeps going for a while without any extra source of energy. The moment it loses its energy, the roulette ball, responsible for the outcome of the game, slows down and hit one of the 37 numbers (including zero).
You can also find a description of the roulette game, as still played today, in the French novel La Roulette, ou le Jour by Jaques Lablee. It describes a roulette wheel in the Palais Royal in Paris in 1796. It includes house pockets and two betting spaces that contain the bank’s two numbers, zero and double zero (same as American Roulette).
And even though this table game’s name is European Roulette, the entire world plays the game. It was in the 19th century that roulette spread all over Europe and the US. Becoming one of the most popular casino games and to remain the most popular casino game.
At first, only rich people could afford to play Roulette. Later on, the game also became available at the land-based casinos in Europe. From here, it slowly spread to other parts of the world as well. Nowadays, people can play the game everywhere. At least, in the countries that allow gambling.
Early 2000’s, when online casinos became more common, the game made its entry to the World Wide Web. It all started with a classic 2D version.
It was already more than players could imagine before the internet showed up. These days, modernisation and the fast internet connection are responsible for cutting-edge roulette games of which European Roulette is one.
This version provides a cutting-edge design, including 3D graphics and a virtual croupier. It delivers 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 the standard branding options. You also see them available in other popular NetEnt roulette games such as the standard inside and outside bet types.
Of course, the game also involves a well-designed 3D roulette wheel. It 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 lands in after the wheel starts to spin. 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 is available in the game rules. You find them under the small question mark at the left bottom of the game.
Although the game rules are based on those of the European Roulette, this modern roulette version offers a few extras.
There are the Hot/Cold numbers, the Race Track, Favourite bets button, Double Bets function and there are the statistics. They can help you to place bets.
Last but not least, the virtual croupier gives this European Roulette version an extra dimension. Perfect for those that like to combine online roulette with live roulette.
European Roulette FAQ
The RTP of NetEnts European Roulette is 97.3%.
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.
No, European Roulette in general is known for being the most volatile game within any casino. Every time the ball spins in the wheel the chance of any number coming up, is always 37:1 when playing European Roulette. This means that in theory the same number can come up endless times.
This is dependant on the stake setting that the NetEnt casino has set. The standard setting is €/£/$ 0.10 as a minimum straight bet and the maximum is €/£/$ 100.00. This can vary from casino to casino as again, it is a setting in the game that allows for higher stakes and purely has to do with the risk appetite of the casino.
Yes, the RNG (Random Number Generator) version of NetEnts European Roulette can fully be trusted. This is also the case for all NetEnt games as every game is separately tested by specialist labs. Besides that, there is no reason for any game provider to want to manipulate the outcome of European Roulette as the odds are always in their favour anyway, the house edge is 2.7%
This is quite simple as the games are 100% identical. RNG (Random Number Generator) European Roulette relies on a computer RNG for the outcome of the game and when playing Live Roulette, the live dealer is the RNG for the game. It does not matter which version of the game you play; the odds are exactly the same.