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What is Roulette?


Basically, Roulette is a casino game. The game is called roulette because of the French word rollete, which means “little wheel”. The game is probably derived from the Italian game Biribi.


During the 17th century, a game called Roly-Poly was popular in England. The game resembled a roulette wheel with even markings instead of numbers. The Dominican monks, who introduced the game to Europe, altered the game’s shape to a circle.

The origins of roulette are still unclear. It is believed that it was invented in France during the 17th century. It was a board game that combined aspects of the Italian board game Hoca, as well as Biribi and other popular wheel games. It developed gradually as rules were adapted. The name “roulette” comes from the French word for “little wheel”.

Roulette was a popular gambling game in 17th century Europe. It was also a variant of a spinning wheel game called Even-Odd. The game developed slowly over the course of a century, as the rules were adapted.