Explanation: The numbers on the image above represent the different ways to place your chips in Roulette.
Red/Black, Even/Odd, Low/High Bets
note: as American Roulette is slightly different, number 5a isn't on the image. An Amercian Roulette table has a double zero (00) field next to the zero field.
Roulette Game Rules
There are many different ways to place roulette bets in Roulette. Each bet covers a different set of numbers and has a different distribution. The payouts for all bets are listed in the table on the left.
Straight Up You can bet on any number, including 0, by placing the chip on the center of a number.(1) Split Bet You can bet on two numbers by placing a chip on the line that divides the two numbers.(2) Street Bet To bet on a row of three numbers (a street), place a chip on the boundary line of the roulette table, at the end of the corresponding row.(3) Corner Bet You can bet on four numbers by placing chips at the corner where the four numbers meet.(4) Four Bet (European Roulette) You can bet on the numbers 0, 1, 2, and 3 by placing your chip on the boundary line, where the line between 0 and the first row intersects it.(5) Five Bet (American Roulette) You can bet on the numbers 0, 00, 1, 2, and 3 by placing your chip on the boundary line, where the line between 0, 00 and the first row intersects it. Line Bet You can bet on two street bets (i.e., the six different numbers in two rows of three numbers), by placing your chip on the boundary line of the roulette table where the line dividing the two rows intersects it.(6) Column Bet There are three boxes labelled "2 to 1" at the bottom of each column of numbers. You can place bets for all numbers in a column by placing chip(s) in one of these boxes. (7) Dozen Bet You can bet on a group of twelve numbers by placing your chip in one of the three boxes marked "1st 12," "2nd 12," or "3rd 12."(8) Red/Black, Even/Odd, Low/High Bets You can place a bet in one of the boxes along the long side of the table that covers half of the numbers on the roulette table (excluding 0). Each box covers 18 numbers.(9)
Some Casinos offer Roulette Pro Play, read more on the Roulette Pro Rules page.