To make sure that the players do not lose any interest in the games of roulette, there are several variations of the roulette games available in the casinos. These include the American roulette, the European roulette, the French roulette, the California roulette and the Canasta roulette to name a few.
At present the American roulette and the European roulette are the two most popular roulette games among the players. The European roulette is considered to be the standard roulette game. The roulette wheel in the European roulette has only one 0. There are 37 slots in total on the European roulette wheel that includes the numbers ranging from 0 to 36. It may appear that the numbers are arranged randomly but there is a particular sequence which is followed in all the casinos featuring European roulette.
Of the numbers that range from 1 to 10 and 19 to 28, the numbers that are even are colored in black while the numbers that are odd are colored in red. On the other hand in case of the numbers that range from 11 to 18 and 29 to 36, the numbers that are even are colored in red while the numbers that are odd are colored in black. Since the European roulette consists of a single 0, it is also known as single zero roulette.
The American roulette on the other hand differs from the European roulette in the fact that it consists of a single 0 slot and also a slot for 00. Usually the slots meant for 0 are colored in green. This means the roulette wheel in case of an American roulette consists of two green slots. The number sequence in case of American roulette differs from that of the European style roulette. But again this sequence is universal for all the casinos offering American style roulette. The American roulette is also known as the double zero roulette.
Both the European as well as the American roulettes uses the same layout pattern with the roulette wheel on one end and the layout table on the other. The European style has a single 0while the American style has a 0and 00. The French roulette style differs from both the European as well as the American roulettes in the fact that it offers the roulette wheel in the center and layout on either side. It features a single 0 and is played in only Monte Carlo casino.