Even before the advent of the internet and the online casinos thereof, roulette was one of the most thrilling games that people played in land-based casinos. So is it any wonder that it is still one of the most played games in online casinos? There have been plenty of stories about people winning big money and of people losing big time too as they try their level best to win the wheel. In spite of the fact that the rules of the online game could vary from one online casino to the other, the fundamental rules in essence remain the same whether you are playing online or offline.There are two major types of online roulette the American Roulette and the European Roulette, but you also have another, the French Roulette too. Your main goal as a player is to place a wager on a certain number and when the roulette wheel is spun and the ball falls on the number you have placed your bet on you win. Now you as a player can place bets on a group of numbers and also on odd and even numbers or even on the black or red colors. In some casinos you can even place called bets in which a player places a certain amount on a series and this will depend on how the numbers are placed next to one another.Now no matter which roulette you play the layout of the game is the same. While the European roulette uses only a single ‘0’ wheel, the American roulette makes use of the ’00’ wheel and the French roulette is said to make use of called bets. Typically, offline or online roulette is a game of luck, but the player must realize that the casino edge can play a major part in the chances of the players winning.Actually European roulette is said to be easier to win than its American counterpart, because it is believed that the ’00’ in the American game is said to enhance the odds for the casino. When you play online roulette, you have to register at an online casino and arrange to make a deposit for your wagers. Ensure that you do your homework well and choose a good and reliable online casino to register and play. You deposited amount is given to you as chips with which you play. With a click of the mouse on a button, you spin the wheel and then it’s all you luck. Usually all online casinos utilize the random number generator to ensure that the game is played fairly.Like any other online gambling game, you have to take the same risks while playing online roulette too. However, this is one of those games that does not require too much thinking, and can be played whenever you feel like taking a break from your stressed out and busy hours.