French Roulette

French Roulette

One Roulette variant which you should seriously consider playing if you tend to wager more on the even money paying sections of the betting layout is the French Roulette game. This game will come with one of two unique game playing rules which makes all even money paying bets come with a house edge of a tiny 1.35%.

The two rules you will come across are firstly the En Prison rule, and this will result in all of your even money paying wagers becoming locked into place for the next spin whenever a zero has spun in. The second rule you may come across is the La Partage rule and this will see half of your stake money being returned on all even money wagers when a zero spins in.

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French Roulette Bets and Payouts

When you first see a French Roulette table you will instantly notice that a lot of the betting positions on the table layout have French words attached to them, however once you get your head around what they are the game is as simple to play as the European Roulette variant.

To give you a much better understanding of the different betting types available on the French Roulette table below we have listed them all for you along with the English translations of what those betting positions are and how much each wager pays should you have a winning one.

The table limits can vary on the French Roulette game from casino to casino, however the most commonly found minimum wager is 1.00 per game, however have a good look around as some online casinos offer lower table stake levels occasionally as low as just 0.01, ideal for anyone wanting a low rolling Roulette playing session!

French Roulette Bet Type Payout Odds House Edge
Rouge (Red Number Bet) Even Money 1.35%
Noir (Black Number Bet) Even Money 1.35%
Impair (Odd Number Bet) Even Money 1.35%
Pair (Even Number Bet) Even Money 1.35%
Manqué (Numbers 1 to 18) Even Money 1.35%
Passe (Numbers 19 to 36) Even Money 1.35%
Premiere 12 (First Dozen 1 to 12) 2 to 1 2.70%
Moyenne 12 (Second Dozen) 2 to 1 2.70%
Derniere 12 (Third Dozen) 2 to 1 2.70%
Sixainne (Six Line Bet) 5 to 1 2.70%
En Carre (Corner Bet) 8 to 1 2.70%
Transversale Plein (Street Bet) 11 to 1 2.70%
A Cheval (Split Number Bet) 17 to 1 2.70%
En Plein (Single Number Bet) 35 to 1 2.70%

Tips for Playing French Roulette Online

The best tip we can give any Roulette player who is partial to placing even money wagers is to stick to playing this French Roulette variant as you will not find a lower house edge game than this for those types of wagers. However be aware that many online casinos will not permit you to play this game if you are playing with a casino bonus. So always check if you wish to play this game and you have a bonus in your casino account!

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