Toy gun version of Russian roulette
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Equipment The primary piece of equipment used to play modern Russian roulette is a toy gun that has a 1/6 probability of activating when the trigger is pulled. The gun may be a dedicated device, or it could be a … Read More

Notable Russian roulette incidents
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Reality On December 24, 1954 the American blues musician Johnny Ace shot himself to death in Texas playing Russian roulette in a dressing room before a concert. John Hinckley, Jr. was known to play Russian Roulette, alone, on two occasions … Read More

History of the Russian roulette
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Legends abound regarding the invention of Russian roulette. Most of these, predictably, take place in Russia, or occur among Russian soldiers. In one legend, 19th century Russian prisoners were forced to play the game while the prison guards bet on … Read More

Russian roulette
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Russian roulette (in Russian: (Русская) Рулетка, оr (Russkaya) Rulyetka) is the practice of placing a single round in a revolver, spinning the cylinder and closing it into the firearm without looking, aiming the revolver at one’s own head in a … Read More