The game of roulette is easy to learn. Placing single bets can be a very entertaining activity. However, after a while, most players progress to making more complicated combinations of bets with different payouts.
Straight bet – 35 to 1
Split bet – 17 to 1
Street bet – 11 to 1
Corner bet – 8 to 1
Line bet – 5 to 1
Even Money -1 to 1
Quickly determining your profit and loss on a particularly complicated bet can get confusing and difficult. As discussed below, the use of picture bets can alleviate some of that difficulty and ensure accuracy in your payouts.
What is a roulette picture bet?
A roulette picture bet Is a recognizable chip pattern that pays out a known total amount of chips.
Why would I use a roulette picture bet?
Roulette picture bets are a mnemonic tool that helps to quickly determine total payouts.
Who uses roulette picture bets?
Roulette croupiers use picture bets to more accurately and quickly payout winning bets. Players also use picture bets to verify their correct payouts and profit.
Where would I use roulette picture bets?
Real world roulette casino games can be an exciting and busy place where payout mistakes are sometimes made. Easy to remember roulette picture bets are a tool to quickly verify total chip payouts. Online casino games use software where payouts are reliably paid out. However, players can still use picture bets to quickly determine potential profit or loss on a bet before the winning number is determined.
Picture Bets and Keys
Picture bets are a visual representation of easily recognizable chip patterns with an associated total chip payout. To further aid in the memory process, certain picture bets are commonly given names such as deck of cards, mickey mouse and picture frame.
In addition, some of the most common picture bets are categorized as “keys” to further simplify payouts when multiple chips are placed on winning numbers.
Common Roulette Picture Bets
|Name||Chips Payout||Bets||Picture Bet|
|Jesus Age||33||1 split 2 corners|
|Plus Pattern /
|103||4 Splits & 1 Straight Up|
|Inside L||60||1 Split & 1 Corner & 1 Straight Up|
|Deck of Cards||52||1 Split & 1 Straight Up|
|Corner Pocket||43||1 Corner & 1 Straight Up|
|X Pattern||67||4 Corners & 1 Straight Up|
|T Pattern||86||3 Splits & 1 Straight Up|
|H Pattern||101||2 Splits & 4 Corners & 1 Straight Up|
|Straight In||25||1 Split & 1 Corner|
|Railroad Payout||102||3 Splits & 2 Corners & 1 Straight Up|
|Outside L||42||2 Splits & 1 Corner|
|Full House||135||4 Splits & 4 Corners & 1 Straight Up|
|V Pattern /
|51||2 Corners & 1 Straight Up|
|Box Payout||77||2 Splits & 1 Corner & 1 Straight Up|
|Bowl||67||3 Splits & 2 Corners|
|Empty Picture Frame||100||4 Splits & 4 Corners|
|Picture in the Frame||135||4 Splits & 4 Corners & 1 Straight Up|
|Lovers||69||2 Splits & 1 Straight Up|
Check out our auxiliary post “More Roulette Picture Bet Information” for more details, trick and tips.