The ball had been set into motion around the spinning wheel. There were no slots to rest in. The wheel kept spinning at a uniform speed. Neither the ball nor the wheel will come to a halt anytime soon.
In the darkness of my mind I was groping for the mechanical switch.
There was none. Stop the roulette! The ball leapt into space spinning… spinning fast.
The reading: one eighty over one twenty four. Not what I simply thought it was.