Rules and how to play Roulette. Roulette was first played in France back in the 17th century. It is now one of the most popular European gambling games and Monte Carlo in Monaco is a well known and famous casino centre for playing roulette.
Players usually up to eight play against the House represented by the croupier also called the dealer who spins the roulette wheel and handles the wagers and payouts. In the European roulette and French roulette version the wheel has 37 slots representing 36 numbers and one zero.