Gambling is the much loved past time of lots of people. People put their money on stake in various betting games. Many card games are used in gambling but the king of all gambling games is Roulette. The roulette is a betting game in which a ball is bounced on a spinning wheel having 37 to 38 numbers on it. There are 37 numbers on European roulette ranging from 1 to 36 and 0 while in American roulette consists of 38 numbers ranging from 1 to 36, a ‘0’ and a ‘00’. But the Russian roulette is quite different from the two discussed above.
It is probably one of the most perilous gambling games. In this you gamble not only with money but also with one’s life. The only resemblance between the Russian roulette and other is that both are gambling games.
How do you play Russian roulette?
It is played with a revolver. A bullet is put in the gun and then the gun’s cylinder is rotated. You put a bullet on the gun’s cylinder and rotate it. Make sure that there’s only one bullet inside the cylinder. Now, each player will fire the revolver on his or her head. You win if the bullet does not get fired on your head and you lose if you fire the bullet on your head and thus die. This is why Russian roulette is a very risky game and the live version is thus prohibited by any nation.
Where to play Russian roulette
There are many simulation versions of the original Russian roulette present on the net. You can sign in these sites and avail the memberships to play the Russian roulette without putting your life on danger but keeping the same environment and adrenaline rush. Many sites offer free trials where you can get a feel of the game and register only if you find it appealing. Some sites ask you to download software that comes with a limited time of trial and you need to register once the trial period is over. If you want to play live version than many variations are made in the original game like drinking Russian roulette, beer hunting, using darts or using toy guns etc.
Origin of Russian roulette
The Russian roulette as the name says originated from Russia. In the past, Russians used to play this game with prisoners. The prisoners were forced to fire the gun on their head. The observers used to bet there money on the life of prisoners. The winner of the game is the one that bet on the prisoner who died by the gun’s bullet.
An online version of Russian roulette is quite popular among the gamblers. Now a days many variations of the original Russian roulette are also available on the net. You can play online roulettes for fun and also with real cash. Since it is a game of luck it is always a good idea to follow some roulette tips which might help you in placing correct bets. Many roulette systems and roulette strategies have been devised to increase the chance of winnings.