Translations, meanings and terms from the roulette world

Small dictionary for the most important roulette terms, including their translation and meaning.

Rien ne va plus

Rien ne va plus - "No more." One of the most famous phrases in the casino. After being said by the croupier, bets can no longer be placed.


Croupier - The employees of the casino who are responsible for the operation of gambling. There are Maincroupiers, Saladiers, Sous- chefs, chefs table, hall chiefs and Technical Director. They earn their money through the main tips of their customers.


Token represents the term Grand Jeu (play money). The casino is played not with cash but with play money. This game is called token money. The game chips, there are usual in 5 to 10,000 chips in the local currency. The Twenties chips are called Louisdore or Loui.

Roulette Wheel

On the roulette wheel, the main focus has been laid throughout the game. Here the winning numbers are determined. So a player decides on the profit or loss of a game. In the French version, the game consists of 37 fields (18 red and 18 black), and a green zero. In the American version, there is a double zero. So a field more.


The "tableau" is the roulette table. Here you can bet with your tokens.

Rouge and Noirs

The red (rouge) or black (noir) fields at roulette

Roulette Rouge Roulette Noir
Rouge und Noirs

For more information, see our page about colors at roulette.

Pair and Impair

Do the straight line (pair) or Odd (impairment) numbers at roulette

Roulette Pair Roulette Impair
Pair und Impair

For more information, visit our page about odd and even numbers.

Manque and Passe

Manque means you bet on the numbers 1-18. It is one of the easy chances. With Passe you put on the top numbers 19-36.

Roulette Manque Roulette Passe
Manque und Passe


Translated it means "orphans". These complete the eight numbers that are called and that do not belong in the Small or Large series: 1, 6, 9, 14, 17, 20, 31, 34 These figures can only be "en plein" set and / or to the following pairs: 6/9, 14/17, 17/20, 31 / 34th The 1 can only be "en plein" set. Win a game like they get 35 times the use.

Plein or Full Number

The "Plein" is plugged directly to a number between 0-36. For a profit you get 35 times the use.

Roulette Plein

Kolonnen or Colonnes or Columns

Roulette Kolonne
Kolonnen oder Colonnes oder Columns

Dutzende or Douzaines or Donzens

Roulette Dutzende oder Douzaines oder Donzens
Dutzende oder Douzaines oder Donzens

Transversale Simple or Six Line

Six numbers of two transverse rows number, for example: 16,17,18,19,20,21 or 1,2,3,4,5,6 so the payout is 5:1.

Roulette Transversale Simple oder Six Line
Transversale Simple oder Six Line

Carré oder Corner

The player places a number of squares of four numbers, for example, 17,18,19,20. The payout is 8:1

The first four (les quatre premiers): The first four numbers on the tableau, ie 0, 1, 2 and 3 The payout is equal to the Carre 8:1

Roulette Carré oder Corner
Carré oder Corner

Transversale Pleine or Street

Three numbers in a transverse row, so for example, 0,1,2 or 10,11,12 so the payout is 11:1.

Roulette Transversale Pleine oder Street
Transversale Pleine oder Street

Cheval or Split Bet

Two adjacent numbers are placed. For example, 0/3 or 7/8 or 20/23 The payout is 17:1.

Roulette Cheval oder Split Bet
Cheval oder Split Bet

Wheel Checks

The chips at the American roulette are called wheel checks. Each end of the game gets its own color assigned to it, which also determines itself before changing the values of one's own tokens.


The green field with zero is called Zero. In American roulette here all bets on simple chances, etc. However, there are exceptions in the French roulette, the casino easy betting gives a second chance. So you only lose if for example, Red box is not played when you next attempt (with a bet on black).

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