Casinos are a huge industry that’s only getting bigger.
One of the most popular casino games is roulette. The game can be traced back to 17th century France, but didn’t take off until 1843 when it was brought over to America by soldiers returning from the Franco-Prussian War.
The roulette wheel consists of 37 (or 38 including 0 and 00) pockets and a single green pocket called the “0 pocket” or “00 pocket”, depending on what region you play in. There is also a double zero variant that has only one green pocket which means bets on all spots other than 00 are halved (or doubled if playing American). The operator spins the wheel and then pulls the ball around its outer edge while