Roulette glossary - terms and expressions
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Roulette Glossary

More than 118 Roulette terms & expressions

Even if you have not played Roulette yet, you most certainly have heard of this game. You probably also have seen one or two movies where people spin the Roulette wheel and say things like "rien ne va plus". If you don't happen to be french, then these words alone suggest that there must be a whole world of fascinating terms and expressions that come with this game. So why not explore this world with our Roulette glossary. By all means, this list is not exhaustive, but we aim to provide you with a comprehensive reference that explains interesting and colorful Roulette terminology you are likely to encounter while playing this game. Here you'll find much more than what you really need in order to master this game. Enjoy!

  • Action
    The amount of money wagered (put into action) by a player during an entire playing session.
  • Aggregate Limit
    Total payout liability of a casino during any one game.
  • Aggregate Winnings
    Cumulative or total winnings (your total profit).
  • American Roulette
    This style consist of a roulette wheel which has 38 colored compartments with numbers ranging from 0 to 36 with the addition of a second zero (00). With the additional 00 (European Roulette only has one zero), American roulette gives higher advantage to the house, as compared to European roulette, which has slightly better odds of winning.