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Roulette

Don't know the game. Is there a place online to practice?

What casino has a cheap bet for a beginner?

Or maybe I should take a lesson.

Any advice?

Thanks,

Mar.

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1. Re: Roulette

Just google roulette and any site will explain the set up and rules.

Slots of fun has 50cent roulette, and I beleive the rapid roulette is at harrahs 50cent also.

Probably one of the easiest games in the casino aside from slots, but it is one I enjoy playing. Good luck!

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http://wizardofodds.com/roulette

All you need to know and there's a downloadable game for you to practice on. By all means go to a lesson when you arrive in Vegas to see a 'live' table and polish up on what the various bets are and what they pay out, but even a child could learn the game really easily. Have fun!

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3. Re: Roulette

Thanks for your quick answers.

Sometimes I get tired of VP / slots, need another diversion. Not smart enough for the tables!

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4. Re: Roulette

Play at O'Sheas. Watch others and then have fun. I don't know half of what I'm doing there, but I win!

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5. Re: Roulette

There is absolutely no skill involved in roulette. Unlike blackjack which has a basic strategy that you can follow, roulette is a total whim.

I play it a lot and have done very well over the years. Here are the best tips I can give you:

1. Make sure you're betting at least the table minimum. If it is a $5 table, you need to play $5 worth of chips inside OR outside. You can't combine the 2 to get to the $5 minimum.

2. Do not begin placing more bets until the dealer has removed the marker from the previous winning number.

3. If you can't reach a number, place your chips on the table and point them out to the dealer; he or she will put them on the number for you.

4. Have fun!

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Roulette is very easy to learn. I had never played either, found a table with a few people so that I could 'watch and learn'. I found everyone very helpful including the dealer. There are basic etiquette rules which Diva pointed out. Don't be afraid to ask for help.

I now enjoy playing roulette very much. I play VP and roulette is a nice way for me to slow down and just relax at a table for a couple of hours. Have had great conversations with other players. It's fun to be at a table where everyone congratulates each other, sometimes bets together etc.

Have a blast!

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El Cortez Downtown always has 25 cent roulette- $1 minimum bet means you need to put out four chips on each spin-we often can play all day on $20- so it's a great place to practice. I think a good way to start is to pick your "lucky number" ( mine is 23) and put a chip on each side of it ( called "boxing) or on each corner if you would rather. If your number comes in , you'll make nice pile - if one of the numbers on any edge comes in you'll make a smaller pile. Or, you can stack all four chips on red or black, odd or even etc- which will win you small amounts from time to time and give you a chance to get used to the table and learn from watching others.. Roulette is all luck- no skill whatsoever- so you have as much chance of doing well as someone who is piling stacks of chips all over the table. By the way , in this week's Soprano's episode Tony was playing and had his stacks on and around 23!

There are other casinos Downtown that have 50 cent ( $2 minimum) roulette - like usually Four Queens and Fitzgerald's and sometimes Fremont ( there is a little sign on each table that will tell you- minimums sometimes get higher at night- and certainly on weekends.

It is our favorite game because it is slow paced and you can socialize with others playing. Take a $20 bill down to the El Cortez and give it a try!-

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Very easy to learn... I am a roulettte junkie and there are a few things that really bug me about new players (or drunk ones that forget proper roulette etiquette). This has been said but here it is again.

1. Do not pick up your winnings until the dealer has paid everyone out and removes his "piece" from the table.

2. If you cant reach a number, set your chips down and ask the dealer to place it on whatever you want.

3. If you win, tip the dealer!

When I sat down at a table for the first time I told everyone I was new and they were all very helpful. And if you get a good dealer then he will help you out. Win big! ALways bet Black 8! Always wins for me!

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i saw soprano's last week when tony boxed in number 23. i told my dh that he needed to put some chips on my number - number 11, but he didn't do it. what number came up? number 11! :)

maria, i just pick some numbers that i like and i play them every spin. sometimes i hit, sometimes i don't, but it's always fun. good luck!

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10. Re: Roulette

You don't need to say "black 8" like the poster above. The numbers only come in one color, 8 is always black, 0 is always green, 21 is always red, etc.