How Many Numbers Are On Roulette Wheels?

how many numbers on a roulette wheel

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Last Updated: February 9, 2024

Have you ever wondered how many numbers are on a roulette wheel? Well, the numbers on the wheel depend on the type you are playing, as there are three types:

  • American
  • European
  • Triple Zero Roulette

On an American roulette wheel, there are counting numbers from 1-36. In addition, there are two extra pockets of 0 and 00 which make the total pockets on the wheel 38. American roulette is also known as double zero roulette, and it has a house edge of 5.26%. 

The European roulette wheel has regular counting numbers from 1-36. It has an extra slot for 0 which brings the total pockets on the wheel to 37. European roulette is also known as single zero roulette, and the rules and layout in this game dictate a house edge of 2.6%.

Triple Zero roulette, as the name implies, has the regular counting numbers of 1-36. In addition, it has three extra pockets for 0, 00, and 000. This brings the total pockets to 39, and the house edge is 7.69%. 

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