Simon’s Guide to Winning at Roulette – Tricks, Wheel Bias, Strategies, with Calculator

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How to win at roulette – exploiting wheel bias, inexperienced croupiers, mathematically proven methods + calculator

 

“How to win at roulette?” – seems to be a question that’s bugging a lot of people. Or rather: Is there a reliable way for winning at roulette? There are some roulette tricks and roulette tips out there, but they are, at best, ways to mitigate losses. If one is a bit more on the cynical side he could even assume, that casinos take part in ‘designing’ and publicising such tactics, to lure more players to their tables.

Casinos carefully calculate their edges, and as we can see, they do a very good job, as the casino gambling industry is quite a lucrative one – and usually not for the players.

 

Advantage gambling methods in roulette can only be approached one way legitimately, and that is through a mathematically proven method that aims to exploit small biases of roulette wheels which appear as results of imperfect manufacturing and/or the wear and tear of the wheel over long usage times. All the rest are just tactics that do not eliminate the house edge and therefore don’t guarantee that the player will have a positive balance on the long run.

UPDATE 2021: A commenter recommended another fantastic method to exploit roulette in casinos, but this time you don’t exploit the imperfections of the wheel, but instead, you take advantage of the inexperience of greenhorn croupiers. This is the copy of the original comment (slightly edited for brevity, and fixed typos, commenter was not a native English speaker):

“There is a strategy for roulette. But it only works with land-based casinos and live roulette (video roulette, electronic roulette etc. can´t work, needs a real physical roulette table, where the croupier throws the ball and it is not automated). I tried this out at the St. Marten casino in Cambodia. But the outcome, the advantage gained strongly depends on the croupier´s abilities. Inexperienced croupiers tend to throw the ball the same way (same direction, same force) most of the time. The chances the ball stops in the same half of the wheel, are pretty high, definitely higher than average. I haven’t made any calculations, but it was obvious even without them. I placed a few bets at the table, never lost a cent.

Just watch the croupier for a while and it’s pretty easy to see if they can be exploited, it becomes clear in about 30 minutes. Bet within that half of the wheel, and it’s easy money, already made $ thousands. But it only works with an inexperienced croupier. Sometimes easy to find, sometimes hard to find. Good luck.”

Now that it was brought to my attention, I feel foolish for not realizing this sooner. This is a fantastic and easy method to sort of “cheat” at roulette, without actually cheating. I definitely recommend and endorse this method too. It works in the live roulette casinos on the page as well, I have tired it out, in fact the live croupiers in these casinos tend be really bad at their job, and you can watch them without appearing suspicious, so it’s actually easier to exploit them than in a brick&mortar casino.

 

Summary:

 

 

Methods that DON’T work – roulette techniques and strategies

 

Betting systems in casino games, that don’t use any extra insight about the game (like card counting does), only involve setting the amounts of bets in a certain way bear one collective trait: They do not work.

 

There are of course lots of roulette strategies out there, from lots of people claiming to know how to win at roulette. The truth is, these are just attempts to sell the system to others and make money (scams, never pay for a roulette system or app! – they don’t work, none of them do, don’t be scammed), or are just simply very faulty observations of excessive gamblers who desperately want to come up with an excuse for their gambling habit (or they are just really bad at math).

 

Here I collected some of the methods, that are  mathematically proven NOT to work. Nevertheless some people believe – with near-religious fervour – that these are legit ways of winning at roulette. These are the most well known faulty roulette strategies, all the others are just slight variations of these.

 

  • The Martingale strategy

    In short: betting on red or black all the time, and progressively increasing the bet after each loss. Martingale is a so-called progressive strategy and all progressive betting strategies are faulty, just like this one. Not working, increasing the bet doesn’t make you win more often, losing x amount of times in a row, also does not make you more likely to win during the next spin.

  • Flat betting

    This is actually not a real system in the traditional sense. It involves playing the same bets all throughout the session. You won’t lose as much money with this one, as with the progressive systems, like Martingale, but nevertheless still leads to net losses on the long run, because roulette’s RTP is 97.3%.

  • Gambler’s fallacy

    The gambler’s fallacy, also known as the Monte Carlo fallacy or the fallacy of the maturity of chances, is the mistaken belief that, if something happens more frequently than normal during some period, it will happen less frequently in the future. And the opposite of it: if something happens less frequently than normal during some period, it will happen more frequently in the future. Both are incorrect. Many gambling “strategies” are based on this flawed preconception, but the truth is, neither the roulette wheel nor any other gambling instrument has a “memory”. Each spin, throw, roll, whatever, is perfectly unconnected to previous or subsequent ones and perfectly random.

 

 

How to win at roulette using wheel bias – is it possible?

 

There is a debate going on, whether discovering and exploiting a biased roulette wheel is still possible nowadays given the advancements in the manufacturing technologies and built in bias monitoring systems in modern roulette wheels. It is certainly true, that these technologies exist and they make exploiting wheel bias successfully a lot harder. But there is a reason to believe, that in some cases it is still feasible:

  • Most, but not all casinos have bias monitoring systems in place.
  • Roulette wheels are expensive, so casinos use them for a long time – which increases the chance that a significant bias develops.
  • Smaller venues, that lack the infrastructure of premiere providers might be more prone to operate biased second-hand, older wheels, and tend to do bias monitoring less frequently, if at all
  • Even if a bias is noticed, it does not always result in direct action on the casino’s part, unless they notice someone taking advantage of it

 

Below I will give you a short overview on the advantage gambling method called wheel bias. It is not easy at all and if you want to learn how to consistently win at roulette this what you need:

  • Diligence to track wheel results over enough time to get the requisite data for a representative statistical analysis.
  • Statistical skills to examine your findings and determine, whether you can actually gain an edge acting on them.
  • A know-how on how to exploit a discovered bias.
  • Discipline, to stick with your tactics, till you actually realise profit (not gonna happen overnight).
  • And lastly, an initial investment, most biases are minor and are only profitable in the long run.

 

Let’s get started.

 

Online casinos with live roulette

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What is wheel bias?

 

In short: A biased roulette wheel is any wheel that gives results that are different from those could expected by chance. A wheel bias can occur as a result of many factors. Here are some roulette tips on how a wheel can be biased:

 

  • An imperfectly balanced roulette wheel with a tilt so small that it’s invisible to human eyes might produce a statistically significant bias. Just as water flows to the lower places, the ball will favour the numbers on the side, toward which the axle of the wheel is bent.
  • Loose frets: a fret that separates pockets from each other might loosen over time, due to the impact of the ball that occurs during natural usage. When the ball hits such loosened frets, it absorbs some of the force exerted and the ball doesn’t bounce as much. This is called “deadening” and it leads to ball tending to come to rest in specific areas more often than it would, if spins were completely random.
  • Uneven deceleration of the wheel can also result in non-random winning numbers, although only if also combined with common or dominant ball drop point. This too is often invisible to the human eye, but a useful roulette trick for the sharp-sighted player could be to watch for a small change in the deceleration of the wheel when the zero is in a certain position.

 

Note, that some wheels are more susceptible to bias. Generally, older wheels are more bias-prone, partly as a result of inferior design and partly because larger usage times – common sense suggests, that a small initial bias gets worse over time, because the spins affect parts of the wheel unevenly. However, nowadays, in the better casinos, a biased wheel is extremely hard to find. But in smaller establishments, developing countries or in live roulette online casinos (they tend to have worse wheels than casinos) you can still find a few. 

 

 

Calculating wheel bias

 

The possibility of a number winning is 1 in 37 on the standard European wheel (on an American wheel, it’s 1 in 38, you should NEVER play on an American wheel as the 00 pocket increase house edge and decreases RTP considerably). This means, a quite slim, 2,7% house edge (a number pays 35 times your bet, which means, after 37 spins you end up with 36 chips on average, if you always bet 1 chip, RTP=97.3%).

 

Going further along this line of thought, it’s easy to see, that the theoretical break-even point is when the probability of a number coming up is 1 in 36 and profitability starts at 1 in 35.

 

Firstly, even with a sample of 1000, statistical deviation can account for some seeming bias, so when analysing results you should aim for 1 in 32-33, or higher, probability for any given number. It’s important to repeat the analysis with a new sample, if the first one showed the possibility of a bias. See the table below on how the edge changes with changes in probability for individual numbers.

 

 Probability of an individual number 1 in 37 1 in 36 1 in 35 1 in 34 1 in 33 1 in 32 1 in 31  1 in 30 1 in 29  1 in 28 1 in 27  1 in 26 1 in 25
Players’ edge for that number (RTP)  -2.7% (97.3%)  0% (100%)  2.9% (102.9%) 5.9% (105.9%)  9.1% (109.1%)  12.5% (112.5%)  16.1% (116.1%) 20% (120%)  24.1% (124.1%)  28.6% (128.6%)  33.3% (133.3%)  38.4% (138.4%) 44% (144%)

 

Secondly, tracking numbers spun on a roulette wheel will likely yield messy results, and rather than identifying a number that comes up more often than others, you will likely see a group of numbers with non-random probabilities. Those are the numbers you should target, develop a strategy on how to place your bets on these numbers to get the most advantage.

 

Luckily, there are a variety of statistical tools that are easily accessible for calculating wheel bias from tracked results for players seeking to learn how to make money with roulette this way. Some are dedicated roulette analysis platforms, like this one but if you’re a more advanced stat person you can also use some general statistics software to support your analysis, like SPSS.

 

And remember, that every statistical result is an estimate, therefore use statistical methods, like chi-squared test and confidence intervals to evaluate your findings.

 

 

Roulette wheel bias calculator – a fast way to determine, whether a wheel bias can be suspected

 

Chi-squared test is a fast and easy way to determine, whether there is a chance that a wheel is biased. Here are the steps to perform the test:

 

  1. Find the expected frequency of every number under the assumption that the wheel is not biased, i.e. divide the spins by 37. If you have 1000 spins , the expected frequency is 1000/37 = 27.03.
  2. For every number from 0 to 36, calculate the difference  between observed frequency and expected frequency.
  3. Let’s call this number Diff. Eg. Suppose the number 0 was spun 30 times, the Diff = 30-27.03=2.97. Suppose the number 1 was spun 20 times. The Diff for 1 is 20-27.03=-7.03.
    Sum all the squares of the Diffs from 0 to 36 (remember the squares are always positive numbers).
  4. Divide the result by the expected frequency (the same number as above, here it was 27.03).
  5. If the number is bigger than 59.89 (a value you have to look up in the chi-squared table, I wont go into details, but this is the method), it is 99% sure that the wheel is biased. 

 

 

Update: The Roulette calculator – determining if there is a wheel bias with chi-squared test calculator is not accessible in an embedded form please click on the link to access it. You can only write in the “Write your numbers below” column, write the observed frequency of the number next to it (to the left, how many times it come up in your test)  the calculator does the rest automatically, result is on the right at “Your chi square value”.

If the wheel bias calculator doesn’t work, use this one instead.

In the Roulette calculator you can type in your own tracked results, and it helps you determine, whether there is a possibility of a bias.

You can do this test with groups of numbers also, if you suspect the wheel is biased towards a group. You have to threat the groups as units for the chi squared test and calculate the frequency accordingly. If you identify 5 groups, for instance, then you have to go like this: 1000/5=200 is the expected frequency and you only calculate Diffs for the 5 groups. Than you divide their sum by 200 and choose the right value from the chi-squared table to compare your results against (15.086 for 99% accuracy).

 

This wont tell you how to win at roulette right away, but it is a nice roulette trick to determine whether you are on to something or not. Note, that you would need further analysis to determine how big is the bias and which numbers does the wheel “favour”.

 

 

How to win at roulette – exploiting wheel bias

 

Discovering wheel bias is one thing, and exploiting it is another, but you have to master both if you want to learn how to win at roulette reliably. Here are some general roulette tips for exploiting wheel bias:

  • Manage your bankroll.
  • Set win goals and loss limits.
  • Even with a significant edge you’re bound for some losing streaks – make sure you calculate your bets taking into account your estimated edge and bankroll size – calculating ROI is also a good idea, if you know how to.
  • Don’t get greedy, play it safe.

 

 

Roulette tips – obstacles you might face

 

Casinos usually keep themselves up-to-date on the techniques that have the potential to give players edge in their games. These are the most common practices utilized by casinos to counter exploitation:

  • Most casinos have bias monitoring systems in place, therefore, if you discover a bias, it’s likely that the casino staff knows or will soon know about it too. This shrinks the window of opportunity to take advantage of the bias. Act fast.
  • Some casinos change the wheels between tables to cut wheel tracking endeavours. If your casino does this too, you need to derive a way to find the tracked wheel across tables – you need to find some identifying idiosyncrasy on the wheel.
  • Hanging around the roulette table with a notebook, you’re bound to draw suspicion. Subtlety is important. Although, it’s only considered a roulette trick and is not illegal, tracking results can get you banned from the casino nevertheless. (This not an issue if you play in live roulette online casinos.)

 

It is not at all a joyride to learn how to win at roulette, but if you have a keen eye for numbers, patience, enough funds and free time, then it could be an interesting, and if you’re lucky and tenacious, lucrative endeavour. I hope my roulette tips and roulette tricks helped you, or at least helped you to decide whether this advantage gambling method is for you or not. Don’t worry if it’s not for you, there are others, you can find the others here, maybe they are more to your liking (all of them require patience, practice and some mathematics though).

 

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The following online gambling websites have live dealer blackjack, live poker and live roulette (roulette with a real, live croupier, and also live electronic roulette), therefore you can experiment with wheel bias and the other method in these online casinos (in fact, it’s easier, because you don’t have to act like a regular player, you can even take notes openly and analyze the wheel for hours):

 

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  • the minimum deposit to receive any bonus is €10
  • the bonus + deposit needs to be wagered within 7 days from date of activation
 
Playthrough requirement of the welcome bonus: 30x, the deposit bonus amount must be wagered 30 times before withdrawal. Playthrough requirement of the free spins: no free spins currently, free spins expire after 14 days
Wagering limitation:
Game type: Contribution:
Video slots & other types of slots, Scratch cards, Keno, Race, Arcade, Dice (and all other types of games not specifically mentioned below) 100%
Pai Gow, Caribbean Poker, Triple Card Poker and other kinds of table poker 20%
Blackjack, Roulette, Baccarat, Live casino games, Video poker 10%
Craps 5%
 
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888 Casino does not accept players from:
   

 

 

Miami Club Digital Casino Destination

This is Miami Club gambling website's GIF animated banner displaying the various bonuses and promotional offers offered currently and their terms and conditions and required player protection information. The picture also acts as a link and by clicking on it you will be taken to the gambling website, where you can check out the most recent 2022 bonuses, promotions and you can register and play if your over the age of 18.

Miami Club 18+

  • Welcome bonus, 100% up to $100 on your first 8x deposit (up to $800 total)
  • Exclusive bonus code: MIFREE20, $20.00 free, every month, not just for new players, for returning players as well
  • Free spins, use coupon HOTWINGS to get 150% up to $150 plus 30 spins on the Funky Chicken 5-reel, limited time only (by the time you are reading it probably expired, only valid for a few days)

USA players accepted, Canada, Netherlands, Israel, France, Australia and UK players are not accepted.

Playthrough requirements and wagering limitations

Check the gambling website for the most recent bouse promotions and playthrough requirement and wagering limitation information. The deposit bonus amount must be wagered 40x times before withdrawal, depending on the type.
Type of game: Count towards wagering requirement: 
Keno, Dazzling Dice, Poker Slots, Bingo Bucks - 100%
Table games 10%
Blackjack or video poke 10%
Slots 100%
Roulette, Craps or Baccarat 0% - Forbidden!
 
Wagering limitation:
  • UPDATE 2022: The wagering of any portion of a non-deposit bonus on Roulette, Craps or Baccarat games is strictly forbidden!
  • Currently, bonuses are not available to players registering accounts from the following countries: Russia, Ukraine.
  • Bonuses cannot be combined.
  • Miami Club casino requires that a deposit of at least $25 is made on all accounts before any cash withdrawal is processed to comply with anti money laundering laws + mandatory ID check required by law (law to fight financing of terrorism and payment processor require this as well). The deposited $25 can be withdrawn afterwards with the winnings.

Bet Online Casino, Bookmaker & Poker

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Bet Online sports-book, poker and casino, cross platform and mobile compatible, bitcoin accepted.

  • Welcome bonus, $3000, 100% up to $1,000 on your first three deposits. Use the code BOLCASINO
  • 25% sports betting reload on every qualifying bet, code: LIFEBONUS 
  • +100% welcome match bonus up to 100% on your first deposit using Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin or DASH. No code required + 5% crypto boost afterwards on future deposits
  • 10% weekly rebate, cashback for returning players

You can read the review of BetOnline here. List of countries, from which they do not accept players can be found in the review and below. North American players accepted.

Playthrough requirements and wagering limitations

All bonuses, free spins, and other promotional offer are subject to the following wagering limitations and playthrough requirements. Although, we strive to update this  section often, it's best if you check the company's website for the latest and up to date bonus terms and conditions (they change it quite often, with every new bonus, it's possible we have missed something, or it's no longer up to date).
Playthrough requirements of every bonus and promotion:
  • The deposit bonus amount must be wagered 30 times before withdrawal, usually (sports betting and poker bonuses 10x)
  • Forfeiting the bonus will result in the bonus and any subsequent winnings associated with it to be removed from players accounts.
  • Only one bonus can be active at a time, playthrough requirements must be met before additional promotions can be received.
  • Players must use the related bonus code in order to receive a bonus (if it has a code, not every promotion requires one).
  • Bonus funds will only be available on the Betsoft games, the other providers are not eligible,, unless otherwise stated.
  • In cases where rollover or other criteria specified in the individual bonus terms and conditions are not met within 30 days, any remaining bonus funds and associated winnings will be forfeited automatically.
  • Wagering requirements must be fulfilled before any winnings can be withdrawn.

Playthrough requirement contributions: The following table show the contribution of the various types of games towards the fulfillment of the wagering requirement.
Game types: Contribution:
Slots (progressive jackpot slots excluded) 100%
Roulette (All versions), Draw High-Lo, 3 Card Rummy 20%
Baccarat, Blackjack (American & European), Poker 3, Oasis Poker, Single Deck Blackjack, Triple Edge Poker, Caribbean Poker, Three Card Poker, Video Poker 10%
Pirate 21, Blackjack Super 7, Pai Gow, 21 Burn, Ride’m Poker, All forms of Keno, Red Dog, Pontoon, Top Card Trumps 5%
Craps, Live Casino, All Games with Progressive Jackpots, Virtual Racebook. Speciality games ie Keno’s and Scratcher game offered by Betsoft 0%
This only applies to casino bonuses, sports betting or poker bonuses have different wagering limitations (can be found on the company's website). BetOnline does not accept players from:

FairGo Aussie Themed Casino

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FairGo Australian casino, 18+

Promotions:
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  • 100 free spins with code: DOD-GOW (limited time only, please let me know when the code expires)
  • 150% bonus and 50 spins on the new slot Lil Red ($20 minimum deposit requirement), coupon code: LILRED150, or on the slot Hyperwins, bonus code: GETHYPED
  • Special Neosurf bonus, deposit using Neosurf and get a 200% welcome bonus (only once per player), promo code: 200-NEO

Only one  onus can be active at a time. North American players accepted at the casino. FairGo Casino does not accept players from: Moldova, Israel, UK.

Playthrough requirements and wagering limitations

Disclaimer: The casinos is not actually an Australian online casino, the company is not registered in Australia, it's only "Aussie" themed.
All bonuses, free spins, and other promotional offer are subject to the following wagering limitations and playthrough requirements. Although, we strive to update this  section often, it's best if you check the company's website for the latest and up to date bonus terms and conditions (they change it quite often, with every new bonus, it's possible we have missed something, or it's no longer up to date). Terms and conditions of every bonus and promotion:
  • Players from the following countries do not qualify for any bonuses: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Hungary, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Malaysia, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Germany, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan.
  • Only one bonus can be active at a time.
  • Only real money players, who completed the registration are eligible for a bonus.
  • No deposit bonuses hold a maximum cash out limit which is 5x the bonus amount unless otherwise specified.

Playthrough requirement:
  • The deposit bonus amount must be wagered 60 times before withdrawal, unless otherwise stated.

Wagering requirement contributions: The following table show the contribution of the various types of games towards the fulfillment of the wagering requirement.
Game types: Contribution:
Slots (a.k.a. Pokies) 100%
All types of Blackjack, Video Poker, Craps, American Roulette, Baccarat and other table games and non-pokies games 0%

 

Mr Bit Casino and Sportsbook

This is a banner displaying the various bonus offers of Mr Bit casino. On this page, right under the banner, you can read about these promotions, free spins and their terms and conditions, playthrough requirements, wagering limitations and their player protection, self exclusion and harm mitigation features. This is an advertisement, by clicking on the banner you will be taken to website of Mr. Bit, where you can register an account and play for real money. Full disclaimer: by registering an account I (the website owner) will receive a small percentage of the amount of money you deposited, self exclusion from the casino website is possible.

Mr. Bit casino & bookmaker, current 2022 bonus offers, welcome bonus and free spins + offers for returning players, 18+

  • 100% welcome bonus Up To €500 + 50 Free Spins
  • Free spins every day for returning players
  • 33% reload bonus for returning players

You can read the full review of Mr Bit casino here. USA and UK players are not accepted. Full list of banned countries can be found in the review and below.

Playthrough requirements, wagering limitations, terms and conditions and list of restricted countries

All bonuses, free spins, and other promotional offer are subject to the following wagering limitations and playthrough requirements. Although, we strive to update this  section often, it's best if you check the company's website for the latest and up to date bonus terms and conditions (they change it quite often, with every new bonus, it's possible we have missed something, or it's no longer up to date by the time you are reading this).
General bonus terms and conditions at Mr. Bit and its sister sites:
  • welcome bonuses are only available for 30 days after account creation
  • the minimum deposit to receive any bonus is €10
  • the bonus + deposit needs to be wagered within 7 days from date of activation
 
Playthrough requirement of the welcome bonus: 27x, the deposit bonus amount must be wagered 27 times before withdrawal. Playthrough requirement of the free spins: 30x, the deposit bonus amount must be wagered 30 times before withdrawal.
Playthrough requirement: No playthrough requirement for the extra weekly money. In case of the welcome bonus:
  • Minimum deposit amount: €10
  • Maximum bonus amount: €500
  • Wagering requirements: x27 (deposit + bonus)
In case of the free spins:
  • Participating slots: Jungle Jim and the Lost Sphinx
  • Bet per spin: €0,10
  • Wagering requirements: x30 (bonus)
  • Limit on withdrawing from the free spins: x10
  • 7 days for wagering

Wagering limitation:
  • 7 days for wagering
  • Player from certain countries are not allowed use bonuses due to regular bonus abuse, check the casino's website for the ever changing up to date list.
  • Please note that the free spins will appear on the account, once the 150% bonus has been wagered. Your players will get 10 free spins per day over the course of 5 days (50 free spins in total).

UPDATE COVID-19: The online casino does not use the global pandemic situation for advertisement purposes, or to encourage the usage of its online gambling platform. In fact, it's forbidden to use the namesake, name, likeness and official logo or any depiction of the casino/company (and this casino gambling blog) in conjunction with any marketing campaign, which uses the novel coronavirus pandemic for promotion.
Mr Bit Casino does not accept players from:

If you don’t want to bet on roulette with real money, you can try the any of free to play roulettes here.

 

Wheel bias video tutorial

There are barely any videos on wheel bias on YouTube, and this is the best I could find, it’s a segment from a documentary (a pretty old documentary) discussing wheel bias. But it illustrates at least the basics of wheel bias perfectly.


/If you’re not interested in how to win at roulette, but want to make money gambling some other way, check out my guide on how to make money like a professional gambler with advantage gambling methods./

 

Last updated: 2021-01-03

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How To Win at Roulette? - Roulette Tricks For Exploiting Wheel Bias
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How To Win at Roulette? - Roulette Tricks For Exploiting Wheel Bias
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A detailed mathematical analysis on how to win at roulette with roulette techniques, tips, tricks and roulette strategies with a chi square calculator included to help you exploit wheel bias.
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7 Responses to “Simon’s Guide to Winning at Roulette – Tricks, Wheel Bias, Strategies, with Calculator

  • Hi simon, standard deviation number tells us how far a number o section is from average.
    At 1000 trials you surely find 1 or 2 sectons hitting by 2 or 3 sd. Most due to random volatibity.
    As we did not pick a section or number beforehand and we had 37 way to build a section we must add more data to check
    And, for instance 3sd in a 6 -number-section at 1000 is a stronger chance than the same 3sd at 2000 or more.
    They would probably even out with 4sd at 3000 .
    There must be a math way to compare this data collection
    As we get passed data and we put our eye in hot section we probably see positive trends working. We know that luck means fluctuation at range of -3 to +3 standard dev.
    How do you see this realm?

    • “standard deviation number tells us how far a number o section is from average.”

      It’s important to note that standard deviation is not a fixed number. Standard deviation is a quantity expressing by how much the members of a group differ from the mean value (expected value) for the group.

      “At 1000 trials you surely find 1 or 2 sectons hitting by 2 or 3 sd. Most due to random volatibity.”

      Yes, of course. It’s all about probability. There is a chance of that happening and if normal distribution applies (, which should apply in case of roulette except in case of wheel bias) you can easily calculate the probability of the results that will fall within +/- 1,2 sigma (93,6%).

      “And, for instance 3sd in a 6 -number-section at 1000 is a stronger chance than the same 3sd at 2000 or more.
      They would probably even out with 4sd at 3000 .”

      I don’t really understand this part. I think this is what you are trying to say (I might be wrong):
      A: 6 fixed numbers in a row, repeated 1000 times
      B: 6 fixed numbers in a row, experiment repeated 2000 times
      C: 6 fixed numbers in a row, experiment repeated over 3000 times

      And you are saying that: the standard deviation of A > B, and it will even out at C.

      Okay, so the standard deviation needs to be established first. First you establish the natural distribution of the system (in this case roulette) by running hundreds or thousands of experiments (in this case just simply playing roulette).. The average of these results will be the expected value.

      Then you take the expected value and run tests (hundreds or thousands) using the 6 fixed roulette numbers. Then, you compare the numbers with the expected value you calculated and then you calculate the “deviation of results from the expected value (expressed in % of probability)” a.k.a standard deviation, and if that’s high or low enough (statistically significant as they say it), then you are onto something. In short, if the difference is significant from the expected value, then your technique works.

      So, back to your question: the standard deviation of A is not necessarily higher than B, it can increase or decrease or stay very close to zero, but it does”even out” at C (it becomes more accurate the more times you repeat the experiment).

      “As we get passed data and we put our eye in hot section we probably see positive trends working. We know that luck means fluctuation at range of -3 to +3 standard dev.
      How do you see this realm?”

      I’m not sure what’s the question here exactly but here is my answer.

      First, luck does not mean a fluctuation between -3 and + 3 sigma, standard deviation is not limited to a range of -3 and +3, it only means that if there is no trend (positive or negative) then natural distribution applies (also called normal distribution), and when we talk about normal distribution we only investigate results between +3 and -3 sigma, because that represents 99,9% of the results. Nothing more.

      And secondly, you are simply misunderstanding standard deviation. Please look up “standard deviation” and “normal distribution” on Wikipedia, it will explain it better than I can.

      ——

      I hope this helps, thanks for the question. I understand that this is complicated. People don’t deal with standard deviation on a daily basis, most people don’t even know what it is. Still, I hope I could help.

  • Hi Simon, thanks for your answer.
    Let me clarify it. We are talking about biased wheel detection. You must find a number/section that hit beyond 4 sd to start with.
    You take 1000 trials on a french wheel, section 0 32 15 19 4 21 (6 numbers) hit 197 times(3sd), it only shows a regular fluctuation of a 6-number-section because we did not decide that these exact numbers would hit 197 or more. In case we stated 0 32 15 19 4 21 would hit 197 or more and after that we had this confirmation would mean a different thing(subjective probability?)
    iIn the other case you focused on the only section hit by 3sd(there are at least 37 ways to create a 6-number-section)
    As we add more data(1000 a day), we have got 547 hits at 3000 for the same 6 numbers, sd number is the same 3sd. Ths 3sd at 3000 is weaker that 3sd at 3000., why?
    One of my questions was to know what 6number-frequency( or sd) should be equal to 3sd at 1000 for 6 number.
    This subject we know is not in any book.
    As 3sd at 1000 has positive or negative fluctuation working it takes strong math to find out true results

    regards
    ybot

  • Hi Simon, any comment about my last post?
    regards, ybot

    • Your question makes no sense, and I won’t make the calculations. Sorry. Perhaps someone else visiting this website will. (That method is not working, and you are on the wrong track believe me).

  • Hi Simon, my questions are math related. After many years in this business I belive we must know the exact facts and probabilities. As i read your original post and info I guessed you were more involved in these issues. Warm regards

    • A few years have passed. Did something ever come out of your magical method? Just wondering. Or was it a dead end, as I suspect?

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