**Straight up (en plein) **

A bet on anyone of the numbers from 0 to 36, including zero and double zero. The chip should be placed directly on top of the desired number on the layout. It wins only if that number is spun. Odds paid are 35/1.

**Split (cheval) **

A bet on two adjacent numbers on the layout. The bet is placed on the centre of the line between the two numbers. It wins if either of the two numbers is spun. Odds paid are 17/1.

**Street (transversa le plein) **

A bet on three adjacent numbers across the layout. It wins if any of the three numbers is spun. Odds paid are 11/1. The bet is placed on the double line between the numbers and the dozens.

**Corner (carre) **

A bet on four adjacent numbers on the layout. The chip is placed on the cross section of the line where the four numbers meet. It wins if any of the four numbers is spun. Odds paid are 8/1.

**First four **

This is also a bet on four numbers. The first four is a bet on the numbers 0, 1, 2, and 3. It can cause some confusion because of its name. Despite its name it loses if number four is spun. It is placed on the corner of the layout where numbers one and zero and the first dozen meet. It wins if any of the four numbers 0, 1, 2 or 3 wins. Odds of 8/1 are paid.

**First five **

This bet can only be played on roulette with two zeros and is a bet the five numbers 0, 00, 1, 2 and 3. Despite its name, again, it loses if the numbers four or five are spun. It is placed on the lines where zero, double zero and two meet. Odds paid are 6/1. This bet is best avoided as it is the least profitable from a player’s point of view. It gives it the casino a house advantage of 7.89 per cent – much higher than the other bets on double-zero roulette, which give a house advantage of 5.26 per cent.

**Double street (sixainne or transversale simple)**

**Quatro **

Some betting layouts incorporate bets on a quarter of the numbers. The first quarter is the numbers 1-9 inclusive, the second is the numbers 10-18 inclusive, the third is the numbers 19-27 and the fourth is the numbers 28-36. Bets are placed in the appropriate box. Odds paid are 3 to 1. Bets lose if zero is spun.

**Dozen **

A bet on a group of 12 consecutive numbers. There are three dozens. Numbers 1-12, 13-24 and 25-36 inclusive. Bets are placed in the appropriate box. The bet wins if any of the 12 numbers is spun. Odds paid are 2/1. All bets on the dozens lose if zero is spun.

**Column **

A bet on a group of 12 numbers running in a column along the table. There are three columns. Bets are placed in the box at the base of the column. The bet wins if any number in the column is spun. Odds paid are 2/1. All bets on the columns lose if zero is spun.

**Even chances/outside bets (chance simple)**

**Low **

This is a bet on the low numbers on the wheel. It will win if any of the numbers 1 to 18 inclusive is spun.

**High **

This is a bet on the high numbers on the wheel. It will win if any of the numbers 19 to 36 inclusive is spun.

**Red **

Thisis a bet on the numbers coloured red on the wheel It will win if any of the red numbers is spun.

**Black **

This is a bet on the numbers coloured black on the wheel. It will win is any of the black numbers is spun.

**Even **

This is a bet on the even numbers on the wheel. It will win if any of the even numbers is spun.

**Odd **

This is a bet on the odd numbers on the wheel. It will win if any of the odd numbers is spun.