In our age one of the more popular casino games, Roulette was in widespread use in the 18th C. in Europe and America. Being outlawed occasionally a portable roulette was invented, which was popular with officers of the Imperial Army and taken on campaign. Simplified with less numbers it still allows for fun gambling. A sophisticated travel version of the elaborate Monte Carlo table mounted wheels, it dates back to the Victorian era, made to order for the Army & Navy stores. Place lid on bowl, spin the ebony shaft, drop in the wood ball through the hole and wait for the wheel to stop spinning. Place bets and open lid . Win or loose!