In our childhood and even now, we all get excited just by hearing the name “wheel of fortune,” this is another name for the game called “Big six wheel.”
Big six wheel is a casino game that got famous in the United States after few reality game shows, but this is one of the non-popular games in the world of gambling.
Hence casino owners targeted the new visitors to play this game, so they placed this machine near the entrance to attract them.
But why is this game not played by many? Is the gameplay very difficult?
Let us know the answer to these questions by knowing the basics of the game.
Like its name, it has a big humongous wheel that has 54 slots which are separated into 6 slots per segment. In this, 52 slots consist of numbers between “1-6,” and 2 slots have any symbol considered a joker. On the top of the machine, vertical rubber or leather pointer creates the friction for the wheel to halt.
The player will be provided with chips worth $1, $5, $10, $20, and $50 according to his/her choice.
Before the wheel is spun, the player should bet on any number that is displayed on the slot using the chips given. The player has no limit for betting the chips on a particular number, and the payouts will depend on the value and number of chips that are being placed.
Example: $10 is 10 to 1; that is, you place $1 chip on 10 spaces; if you win, you get $10. But if you place a $2 chip on 10 spaces, you get double the price.
Once the wheel is spun after the betting, the rubber pointer slows down to stop the wheel. When the wheel stops, the slot that the pointer points at is the winning number; if the bet matches the number, then the player wins.
Why is the Game Unpopular?
Many professionals say that they wouldn’t be caught dead playing this game because this game doesn’t involve any strategy as it is a game of luck.
Another major reason is that this game has a high house edge, and even the casino owner says that a person who plays this game is named as a goldmine by them.
Tips to Win
Betting on the number 1 can make the chances of winning high because this number is present in 24 slots, but the payout will not be high, but this trick works.
If you are playing this game out of eagerness, it is always recommended to bet with $1 chip per play because it will not cause a big loss.