- Straight Up: a single number bet. The chip is placed entirely on the middle of a number square.
- Split: a bet on two adjoining numbers, either on the vertical or horizontal (as in 14-17 or 8-9). The chip is placed on the line between these numbers.
- Street: a bet on three numbers on a single horizontal line. The chip is placed on the edge of the line of a number at the end of the line (either the left or the right, depending on the layout).
- Corner (or square): a bet on four numbers in a square layout (as in 11-12-14-15). The chip is placed at the horizontal and vertical intersection of the lines between the four numbers.
- Six Line: a bet on two adjoining streets, with the chip placed at the corresponding intersection, as if in between where two street bets would be placed.
- Trio: a bet on the intersecting point between 0, 1 and 2, or 00, 2 and 3.
Outside bets: typically have smaller payouts with better odds at winning.
- 1 to 18: a bet on one of the first low eighteen numbers coming up.
- 19 to 36: a bet on one of the last high eighteen numbers coming up.
- Red or Black: a bet on which color the roulette wheel will show.
- Even or Odd: a bet on an even or odd number.
- Dozen Bets: a bet on the first (1-12), second (13-24), or third group (25-36) of twelve numbers.
- Column Bets: a bet on all 12 numbers on any of the three vertical lines (such as 1-4-7-10 on down to 34). The chip is placed on the space below the final number in this string.