Online Roulette Terms

Black One kind of the roulette bets, placing on the black numbers. Pays 1 to 1.
Block Betting The set of numbers on one section of the wheel that are bet as one group in certain roulette strategies.
Column Bet A bet on a complete column of numbers, one of the three available. Pays 2 to 1.
Corner Bet A four-number bet. Pays 8 to 1.
Coup One roll; one decision. Winning bet.
Dealer The casino employee who conducts the roulette wheel.
Double Zero A bet that is made on the 38th number on the wheel (colored green). Pays 35 to 1.
Dozens Bet A bet on any of the three available groups of 12 numbers; 1 through 12, 13 through 24, or 25 through 36. Pays 2 to 1.
Even One of the 50% bets, on all 18 even numbers. Pays 1 to 1.
Green Numbers The zero and double zero.
High or Low One of the 50% bets, on either the first 18 numbers (low), or the second 18 numbers (high – 19 through 36). Pays 1 to 1.
House Percentage The advantage the casino has over the player.
Inside Bet Any bet made on numbers directly inside the layout. Payoffs on winning these bets vary from 5 to 1 up to 35 to 1.
Line Bet A bet on any six neighboring numbers. Pays 5 to 1.
Neighbors The numbers immediately to the left and right of the winning number.
Odd One of the 50% bets, on all of the odd numbers. Pays 1 to 1.
Outside Bet The betting area on the roulette table bordering the numbers layout. This includes columns, dozens, black – red, odd – even, 1 – 18, 19 – 36. Pays 1 to 1.
Parlay or Press To leave your winnings from the preceding bet on top of your present bet.
Red One of the 50% bets, on all the red numbers. Pays 1 to 1.
Run A series of like results, for instance, four red or five odd.
Single number A straight-up bet. Pays 35 to 1.
Six-line Bet A six-number bet. Pays 5 to 1.
Slots The sections of the roulette wheel which hold the numbers.
Special Line Bet A bet on the first five numbers on the roulette; 00,0,1,2,3. Pays 6 to 1.
Split Bet A bet on any two neighboring numbers.
Square or Quarter Bet A bet on any four numbers in a square. Pays 8 to 1.
Straight Bet A bet on one number. Pays 35 to 1.
Street Bet A bet on three numbers in a line. Pays 11 to 1.
Toke The tip given to the dealer.
Wheel Checks The special unmarked chips that are used specifically on roulette tables.
Zero A bet placed on the 37th number on the wheel (colored green). Pays 35 to 1.
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