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!

  • Gambling
    Betting or staking something valuable on the outcome of a game or event. Commonly associated with gambling are sports betting, a host of playing-card and dice games, cockfighting, bingo, and lottery. In most gambling games it is customary to express the idea of probability in terms of odds against winning.

    In the U.S., online casino gambling is legal in some states, whereas other states won't condone this kind of activity (also see Unlawful Internet Gambling Act. Lotteries are employed by many states to raise revenues, though.