European Roulette

History European Roulette

European roulette is often called an ancestress of all popular roulettes based on it. The first data of this game is mentioned in Meyers Lexikon that was published in 1839. There are numerous versions of European roulette origin. One of them says that the roulette appeared from a game called Wheel of Fortune.

Meanwhile, a French scientist Pascal is known to be the «grandfather» of European roulette. In the 17th century he discovered the concept of the well-known roulette wheel. However, the great scientist, most likely, didn't consider himself an inventor of gamblings. The commercial usage of roulette wheel was found much later, only in the 18th century.

Since the 18th to the 20th centuries the roulette was spreading to different countries, making some changes to the game concept and giving new names. Europe created its own European roulette. It was rapidly developing. The game immediately became popular among European aristocracy but was banned soon in lots of European countries (including for example The United Kingdom and Germany) till if finally gained an official status of proud «king of casino gamblings».

Originally, there was no additional zero sector on the wheel. There were only numbered from 1 to 36 pockets. And the creation of this zero sector allowed increasing casino odds (solid 2, 7%).

Nowadays you can play European roulette in all online casinos. The majority of gambling fans chose it among all game kinds making the roulette a deserved and absolute leader. The advantage of European roulette is an opportunity to try good luck playing both paid and free games.

 
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