Introduction to the Roulette Six-Number Bet
Let us take a look at the Roulette six-number bet. The six-number bet in Roulette is also called the avenue bet, and is effectively the last of the inside bets. Another name it is known by is the line bet, though this term is not used frequently.
The Roulette six-number bet has its own unique features that differentiate it from the other bets you have learned about so far. So what are the features of the Roulette six-number bet? How do you position your chip(s) when you place this bet? What are the odds involved in the six-number bet in Roulette? These are some of the basic questions this article will cover.
What is the Six-Number Bet in Roulette?
The six-number bet in Roulette, as the name suggests, allows you to place a bet on six numbers on the Roulette table. So are you allowed to bet on any of the six numbers on the table, at random? Or is there is specific set of numbers that you have to bet on when you opt for the six-number bet in Roulette?
Basically, the Roulette six-number bet allows you to bet on six numbers that are located on two adjacent rows. That is the sole rule that governs betting using the six-number bet in Roulette. When you wish to make a six-number bet in Roulette, you need to position your chips on the line that separates the two rows. You cannot, however, place the chips just anywhere on this line; they have to be at the point of intersection with any one of the dozen boxes marked on the side.
Any six numbers from two horizontal rows (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 or 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33 etc.).
Odds and Payout in Roulette Six-Number Bet
In all, there are 11 such combinations of numbers where you can place the six-number bet in Roulette. So what are the odds associated with this inside bet? The odds for the Roulette six-number bet are at 5:1, which means for every $10 you bet using this betting type, you win $50, which does not include your original wagering amount.
Finally, we take a look at that one factor that plays such a vital role in determining the popularity of a gambling game or a betting type – the casino advantage. As with the case with the rest of the inside bets, with the exception of the five number bet, the six-number bet in Roulette has the standard casino advantage of 5.26% for the American version and 2.70% for the European version of the Roulette game.