What does "Outside Bet" mean in roulette?

As the name suggests, “Outside Bets” refer to bets placed outside the central numbered grid on a roulette table, such as:
  • Column Bet: A 12-number bet, which covers all the numbers in the corresponding column. This bet pays at 2 to 1.
  • Dozen Bet: A 12-number bet. Players can choose from the first dozen (covering 1-12), the second dozen (covering 13-24) or the third dozen (covering 25-36). Again, this bet pays 2 to 1.
  • Colour Bet: An 18-number bet, which covers all the red numbers or all the black numbers. Colour bets pay at 1 to 1.
  • Even/Odd Bet: An 18-number bet in which the player decides to bet on any odd number or any even number. This bet pays 1 to 1.
  • High/Low Bet: Another 18-number bet, covering either 1-18 or 19-36. Again, this bet pays 1 to 1.
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