is the Roulette System Unlocked:
- Action Player: big bettor or idiotic player,
take your pick.
- Adrenotrend System - See Hot and Cold System.
- American Wheel: Roulette wheel with 38 numbers,
1 to 36 and 0 and 00.
- Backtrack: the track or rim on which the white
- Ball-Track - also known as backtrack.
- Bankroll: amount of monies a player has to play
- Biased Wheel: is a roulette wheel where a specific
number or numbers is called more often than others
within a certain number of spins. Such a wheel
has an imperfection thus it is referred to as
- Black Action: betting with the black chips.
- Black Bet - betting that the next spin will
be a black number
- Blacks - $100 chips
- Bottom Track: inner section of roulette wheel
where after leaving the ball track the ball slides
downwards into the pocket.
- Cage: the casino cashiers room.
- Capping a Bet: placing more chips on top of
a bet after you win, Illegally of course!
- Casino Advantage: the house edge
- Casino Host: person responsible for taking care
of the big players.
- Casino Manager: person with responsibility for
the smooth operation of the roulette game.
- Chasing Losses: refers to the strategy of increasing
bets trying to recoup losses.
- Check Rack - chip tray.
- Checks: also called
chips, used mostly by staff of the casino.
- Choppy Game: a game where it's difficult
to pick up any play patterns or streaks.
- Cold Table: a table in which players have
been constantly losing.
- Column Bet: betting on one of the 12 number
- Combination Bet: betting on 2 or more numbers
using 1 or more chips.
- Comp: free stuff from the casino when you
qualify for it via your play.
- Corner Bet: betting on the 4 numbers in any
of the several corner positions in the layout.
- Credit Line: the amount of credit extended
to a player.
- Credit Manager: person with responsibility
for approving credit to a player
- Crew: People in charge of the roulette game.
- Crossroader: cheater
- Croupier: The French term for dealer.
- Dead Table: no players present, only staff.
- Dealer: the person running the games.
- Double-Up System of Betting: where you double
your bets after each losing bet hoping to recover
- Double-Zero Wheel: The American wheel.
- Douzaine: the dozen bet as it called in France.
- Dozen Bet: betting on any of the twelve numner
sequences on the table.
- Drop: the sum total of all the monies and
markers that was wagered during any given session.
- Drop Box: this is where the monies go when
a player buys into a game.
- Dumping: a table in which the players are
- Edge: the % advantage the casino has.
More ROULETTE Glossary
- European Wheel: Or French wheel. Has 36 numbers
and a 0, no 00.
- Even Bet: betting on the even numbers for
the next spin.
- Even Money: bets that pay out 1:1 such as
beting on black or Red or Odds or Evens or Low
or High bets.
- Even Up: no such bets on the roulette table.
These are bets where no one has an advantage
over the other.
- Eye in the Sky: video cameras taping all
that's taking place on the roulette tables.
- Fair Game: Roulette is not a fair game. A
fair game is a game where the house nor the
player has an edge over the other.
- Flat Bettor: a person betting the same exact
value amount each bet.
- Floorman: person with responsibility for
the supervision of the several roulette tables.
- French Wheel: Also called the European Wheel.
- Front Money: Money which has been deposited
previously into the cage and is now being used
by players drawing markers against.
- Gaffed Wheel: A rigged wheel.
- Gambling Stake: also called Bankroll.
- George: An excellent tipper.
- Grand Martingale: a simple version of the
Martingale system where you bet an extra unit
in addition to doubling your bet after experiencing
- Greens: $25 Chips.
- Grifter: A scammer
- Grind: player who plays small money.
- Grind Down: the process by which the house
slowly but surely wins all a players monies
as a result of its edge .
- Grind Joint: casino catering tables for the
- Heat: this happens when a player is winning
to often or too much, he is intensely observed
to see if he is cheating.
- High Bet: betting that a high number (19
to 36) will win.
- High Roller: player betting big.
- Hot Table - a table where all players are
- House Edge: the % advantage the house has
- Hustler: one who cheats.
- Inside Bet: betting in the middle of the
roulette table layout on the numbered area.
- Layout: the roulette table felt upon which
the bet areas are imprinted.
- Layout Strategies: betting several diferent
types of bets in the hope of beating the house
- Line Bet: betting 1 of 6 numbers will be
the winning number.
- Low Bet: betting 1 of the lower numbers (1
to 18) will be the winning number on the very
- Low Roller: a small bettor.
- Mark: a player whom has been identified to
be hustled or cheated.
- Martingale Betting System: using a strategy
of doubling all bets after a loss.
- Match Play: promotion whereby players receive
specially created chips which they can use to
- Money at Risk: money placed on a wager and
may be lost.
- Money Plays: a call to alert the crew that
cold cash is being used to place bets and not
- Mucker: person employing a cheat technique
- Nickel: red $5 chip
- No Action: when the dealer makes a call that
they will not be accepting a specific bet.
- Noir: French word meaning Black
- Odd Bet: betting 1 of the odd numbers will
be the winner on the next spin of the wheel.
- Odds: probability of an event occuring.
- On the Square: an honest game.
- Outside Bets: bets found on the outer area
of the table like the 2:1 or even money bets.
- Paddle: object for pushing the cash into the
- Past Posting: betting on a winner after decision
- Patience System: a slow method of play where
player only plays after a specific number of
events have happened.
- Penny Ante: small stakes game.
- Pinching: moving chips illegally from a wager
after the decision.
- Pit: location of gaming tables.
- Power of the Pen: The facility to award hotel
freebies to the players
- Premium Players: big players, VIPs or players
having huge credit limits.
- Press: increasing the bet amount by doubling
after a winning spin.
- Push: to tie.
- Quarter Bet: betting 1 of 4 numbers will be
the winning number the next spin.
- Quarters: $25 Chips
- Rating: monitoring player's betting in order
to award comps.
- Red Bet: A 1:1 bet the next number spun will
be a red number.
- Reds: $5 chips
- Rouge: French word meaning Red.
- Ruin: bankroll lost.
- Scam: to defraud others
- Section (Sector) Shooter: A dealer attempting
to hit specific numbers or areas of the wheel.
- Section Shooting: The placing of the ball
in a specific area on the wheel.
- Section Slicing: the act of having the wheel
divided into sections to discover any biases.
This is based on the specific numbers which
have been winning.
- Session: Any period of play at a game.
- Session Stake: The value of money put aside
- Shift Boss: person with responsibility for
the casino during any given work shift.
- Shill: casino staff whose sole duty is to
play games which are not being patronised enough.
- Single-Zero Wheel: the European Wheel.
- Six Number Bet: A Line Bet.
- Split Bet: one bet that 1 of 2 numbers will
win on the next turn.
- Spread: difference between maximum and minimum
bets made by a player.
- Squares: honest player or games.
- Stack: 20 chips.
- Straight Up Bet: one number bet on the inside.
- Surrender: situation where a player only loses
1/2 his bet when the 0 or 00 is the winning
- Table Hopping: jumping from one table to the
- Take Down: removing a bet before a decision
- Tapped Out: losing entire bankroll.
- Toke Hustler: dealer who attempts to get tips
- Tough Out: term for a player who doesn't beat
up on himself.
- True Odds: an events actual probability of
- Underground Joint: an illegally run casino.
- Vic: Short word for victim.
- Visual Wheel Tracking: The uncanny ability
to tell where the roulette ball will hit by
- Wager: also called bet.
- Wheel: also called Roulette Wheel.
- Wheel Chips: Special roulette chips.
- Wheel Head: roulette wheel area containing
the numbered pockets.
- Wheel Roller: the dealer or the croupier.
- Wheel Strategies: player strategies that attempt
to take advantage of wheel imperfections to
get the edge on the house.