Roulette, the Game of Kings
The fascination of a rolling ball and 37 numbers
Roulette is likely to have originated in China 2000 years ago as a game of religious character which helped predict one’s destiny.
Having arrived in Europe, it provided philosopher Blaise Pasqual with incentives to develop his theory of probability.
Today there are two types of games in existence. The rules are the same for both, but American Roulette is played faster. Here the winning number is indicated with a small metal marker called a “dolly.”