American roulette wheel diagram

In American Roulette the wheel consist of 38 identical slots, numbered from 0, 00, 1 through 36.

The layout of the American  roulette wheelOn the standard roulette wheel the numbers are not distributed in increasing series or randomly.

On the contrary, the numbers are ordered to achieve a certain mathematical balance between high and low, red and black and even and odd:

Zero and double zero are both green pockets, while the remaining 36 are split evenly between red and black.

Numbers face the outside of the wheel.

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