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Roulette originated in 18th century France and, to this day, continues to be a popular table game. In all that time, a lot of bettors attempted to devise strategies to defeat the house. In many cases, these strategies are still in use today, with some players believing that they can beat the house using them. In reality, no perfect strategy exists as they all come with their particular level of weaknesses, which is why the house will always have an edge. Despite this reality, there is a compelling reason to use a strategy from the perspective of being more entertained and improving your chances. Mr Green explores several roulette strategies in more detail, including their positives and negatives. You can find online roulette and live roulette at our Live Casino.


One of the most popular roulette strategies of all is called the Martingale, which is theoretically capable of beating the house. The strategy calls for you to double your stake on each loss and return to your original bet on each win. While the theory behind the strategy suggests that it’s unbeatable, in practice, some limitations do make it fallible. We’ll tell you what these are and give you the basics of Martingale here.

Martingale strategy


The Paroli strategy is commonly also known as the Reverse Martingale. The reason for this is that unlike with the Martingale strategy, the strategy calls for you to double your stake on each win while returning to the original bet on each loss. The basic premise surrounding the strategy is that wins and losses are part of streaks and that winnings during the hot streaks are maximized while losses are minimized during cold streaks. The burning question then becomes: how long do you continue to double your stake? You can read all about Paroli here.

Paroli strategy


The D’Alembert strategy is straightforward to understand, calling for you to adjust your stake by reducing it by one for every loss and increasing it by one for every win. The premise surrounding this strategy is that you’ll be profitable whenever the number of times that you’ve won is equal to the number of times that you’ve lost. Does the strategy work in practice? We’ll answer that question and give you a lot more information here.

D'Alembert strategy

Tier et Tout

The basic premise behind Tier et Tout is that you should take no more than two given rounds to win. Your money should be split three ways where the first third is being placed, which is then followed by the next third, assuming you lost the first time around. When the amount cannot be cut into three equal slices, you divide the highest amount possible into three, allocating the residual difference to profit. Again, this strategy assumes it takes you no longer than any given two rounds to win, but in practice, how long can this last? We’ve got more information on Tier et Tout here.

Tier et Tout strategy


Labouchere is another unique strategy that involves a number sequence that you should write down. You then proceed to place bets on the outer numbers and add a number for every loss while subtracting two numbers for every win. A successful strategy will leave you with all numbers removed and a profit that is the total of the original sequence. Does this sound interesting to you? We’ve got everything that you need to know here.

Labouchere strategy

The Hollandish

The Hollandish strategy may seem familiar to you if you know the Martingale. The advantage this one holds over Martingale is that it’s less risky. The premise behind it is that you’re betting in series of three. After a series, should your balance fall below your original balance, the stake is increased, beginning a new series of three starts. This process is repeated until your balance is higher than it was at the start. Your bet will be reset to the original. We’ll teach you how to determine how much to increase your stake by, and provide you with other details here.

Hollandish strategy

Oscar's Grind

Oscar’s Grind is similar to the Paroli strategy in the sense that it’s based on the premise that wins and losses come in streaks. The idea behind it is that you increase your stake on a win if you’ve not made a profit. Stakes on losses remain the same. The stake is reset to the original value when you manage to return a profit on the total stake originally made. You can read about the rule exception concerning upping your stake here.

Oscars Grind strategy

Kavouras Bet

The strategy behind Kavouras Bet is unique to the ones that we’ve previously mentioned. It involves a big pattern of betting numbers all across the table, which can make it seem very unclear. Regardless, this method has an advantage because winnings happen more frequently because of all the bets placed at once, covering over half of the numbers on the table. Here, we’ll tell you what the pattern of betting looks like and the amount to bet.

Kavouras Bet strategy

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