Roulette is probably the most well-known game of chance which can be found in nearly every casino across the world. First invented in France towards the end of the 17th century, it gradually made its way towards the USA. The original version is now known as European roulette and is still the most popular variety of roulette to this day.

The alternative version of this game is recognised as American roulette, which was invented sometime after the original game and is now the most popular in the United States.

Here at, we’ve decide to take a look at the acute differences between the two types or roulette that we host.

Euro vs America

What Are The Differences?

Total Numbers

European roulette contains 37 numbers whilst the American format contains 38. This is due to American roulette having two green numbers and European roulette only having one. This is the key difference between the two, impacting the house edge and ultimately the chances of winning.

House Edge

House edge is the advantage the casino has over its players, which is often expressed as a percentage. The higher the house edge, the more money the casino will retain from the amounts gambled. In the case of European roulette (which has a house edge of 2.7%) it can be expected that the casino will make $27 for every $1000 staked; this is $25 less than American roulette, which has a house edge of 5.26%.

Ultimately, by playing European roulette, the amount you’ll statistically lose over time is reduced by up to 2.56%.

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