Many roulette systems, particulary progressions (where you alter your bets according to a pre-set pattern) have reverse “cousins”. What do we mean by that? Well, let’s take the Martingale Strategy as an example. The Martingale is a negative progression system in which you increase your bets after a loss. There is also a system called the Reverse Martingale where you increase your bets after a win. Which one is better? Well, obviously they can’t be both right. And neither will change your odds on the wheel. But they can help you play more methodically. The important thing is to fully understand the pros and cons of each system before you use it.Another example of a positve progression system (bet more after a win) is Oscar’s Grind.
So- back to the Reverse D’Alembert. If you have read our explantion of this system, you’ll know that this is a negative progression in which you increase your bet by 1 unit (you set the value of the unit) after a loss, and you decrease your bet by 1 unit if you win. It’s a linear progression in which you nudge forwards and backwards on a sequence of numbers, depending on whether you win or lose.
So, no surprises as to what the Reverse of this system is:
Quick Guide to the Reverse D’Alembert System:
- Increase your bet by 1 if you win
- Decrease your bet by 1 if you lose.
The idea is to accelerate your winning streaks, but in a less aggressive way than, say , the Martingale or Fibonacci System.
Pros and Cons
Very Easy to Play
Less aggressive- your bets won’t ramp up as quickly as the Martingale.
Flexible- set your unit as “1” if you want to keep your risk low. Increase it if you want more risk.
You will need to be disciplined as to when you pull out- you are not going to win all of the time, and if you continue to increase your bets, you are going to wipe out profit form the previous win
This system won’t change the odds you get at the table.
The Reverse D’Alembert is sometimes called the contra D’Alembert or the Anti-D’Alembert, and is often used on the even payout bets (red/black etc).You can use it on other bets, but just bear in mind that if you cover less of the table, the odds are that you will lose more often. Some people like to play this covering even more of the table, so betting on 2 out of the 3 dozen bets, for example.
It’s basically a “make hay while the sun shines” type of system- play it on a limited run in a mini session (break your overall session into smaller mini sessions), and try and pull together 3, 4 or even 5 wins in a row. Then stop, and go back to your original bet.
Make sure (as you always should), that you have a stop loss limit- don’t exceed it, and set yourself a profit target. If you hit that, walk away. Remeber, if you are enjoying a purple patch, your luck will flip at some point. It’s better to stop while you are ahead.
Some players like to flip between the D’Alembert and the Reverse D’Alembert. It’s the nature of roulette that you’ll get the numbers going one way for a period and then the other. or it might just be choppy. Some people try and predict when these different phase kick in and bet accordingly.
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