Types Of Casinos: Game of Chances


There are two types of games in a traditional casino – games of chance and games of skill.

Games such as roulette, craps, slot machines and the ‘wheel of fortune’ are all games of chance, They depend on random outcomes and require no real skill from the player. The odds are always the same no matter how you play and the last throw or spin does not affect the following throw or spin.


Originating in France, this literally means ‘small toothed wheel’ and is a fast-paced, simple and exciting game that can bring great wins… or great losses. After all bets are placed, the dealer spins the wheel in one direction and the ball in the other. Winning bets are, of course, determined by where the ball rests. The winning number is marked by the dealer, winning bets are paid and the losing bets are collected. More info on casino roulette games at!


A gambler’s game, many are very fond of Craps due to the thrill it undoubtedly gives when awaiting the fall of the dice. The bets are many and varied, players would never be bored with the almost infinite combinations possible on one table. As a wise man once said; “sometimes, you just gotta roll the dice”.

Slot Machines

The object of the game here is pretty simple – to win money from the machine. This is done by matching symbols on the screen and matching them to the winning combinations posted on the machine. Possibly the most simple game in a casino, nevertheless it is very addictive! Care to chance your luck?

The Wheel of Fortune

Similar to the roulette wheel, this is a very easy game to play and a little different from table games. Players place their bets on numbers one through six, the wheel is spun and… You win or lose. Two “pay all” spaces and two “pay double” spaces mean payouts can be generous, but watch out for the “bankrupt” spaces!