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Hollywood Gambling

by Gavin Griffin |  Published: Nov 09, 2016


There was a video just recently posted to a popular video sharing site where the author did an analysis of some famous movie poker hands. That got me thinking about some of my favorite movie poker hands, and then about some of my favorite gambling movies in general. There have been some pretty bad poker scenes in movies, like in Casino Royale, and there have been some pretty bad poker and gambling movies overall. There have also been some really wonderful movies about gambling and I’m going to share my favorites. I’m only including movies that are mainly about gambling, not movies that just have one or two scenes that are gambling related. Sorry Rain Man and Cool Hand Luke. Honorable mention goes to Lucky You starring the intrepid tournament director and recent Poker Hall of Fame nominee Matt Savage. I’ve never seen it, but I’ve heard about it so ...

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