Try these Roulette Strategies Online

July 24, 2010

Albert Einstein said once, “You can’t beat a roulette table unless you steal money from it. Since the creation of roulette, players have been trying to devise a guaranteed way of winning. There are many hundreds of systems, in fact there are many based on a single, very old system called Martingale. Unfortunately no system has yet proved to be effective, nor is that likely. According to probability and statistics, no strategy can beat the house advantage.

The rise in interest of the many roulette strategies is probably in part due to the fact you can now play roulette online, operating this strategies is much easier sitting down at your computer than in a real casino and much less stressful.

However there are many systems that can help the average player maximise his chances of winning. Andres Martinez, the journalist and author actually describes one such system in his book 24/7. The method he describes is to split his stake into 35 units and place 35 single number bets. If the bet wins at any time within the first 35 spins then you will win back your original stake and can then gamble with the profits. Nevertheless, in an American roulette with 38 pockets the probability of winning within 35 rounds is 60.68%.

There are many more roulette tactics which can be pretty much effective.

Place your bet on Red only:

You can select a number of spins and then just place your bet on red (or any other even money bet, this can be a decent tactic. For example, if you place your bet on red for 38 consecutive rounds, the probability of the ball landing on red each time is 47.37%. Moreover, if you apply standard normal distribution, you will see some surprising probability rates. The probability that the ball will land on red at least ten times among 38 spins is 99%. There is 83% probability that the ball will land on red at least 15 times. And 50% probability that 18 times it will be red. To reach the breakeven point winning 19 spins are required. However, the chance of winning increases a little bit when you play in a European roulette as it has one  less than American roulette.

Multiple Bets
This tactic is a combination of the ‘red’ strategy and Martingale system. The trick is to just bet on the even money combination bets – so “red and odd” or “black and even”. Consider each bet as a separate event. If you lose in a spin, double the initial amount. If you win than go back to the start and place the initial amount of bets again. This tactic requires you to play for a long time and obviously you will need a pretty handsome amount of money. In the long run, you may even lose money. But sometimes it works.

Bet on Dozens
You are able to apply this roulette tactic in two ways- either places your bets on single dozens or on double dozens. In single dozen versions, begin with the minimum amount possible placed on one dozen. For double dozen version places you bet on two dozens, as the name suggests. However the amount of your stake should be half of the amount you use on single dozen bet.  
Always remember there is no roulette tactic that reduces the house edge. It’s simply unbeatable. So don’t rely on any simple roulette tactic, overcoming it. However, applying roulette tactics will help you to better understand the mechanism of this game. 

If you do use any system, try them out on free games first.  There are a few online casinos that offer live roulette wheels and free play mode, allowing you to see if you’ve found a roulette system that works and not just another complicated way to lose money. 



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