The best casino scenes in movie history

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As we all know, a really good film should have the viewer on the edge of their seat, eyes glued to the screen, completely transfixed by the action. What better way to do this than by sticking the leading roles in a Casino?

A battle arena for the brain where every move is life or death, every decision counts and the table takes no prisoners. If this sounds like a fight you think you could handle, check out this link for a Casumo Bonus Code to quench your thirst for cards. So without further ado, let's get into some of the best casino scenes in movie history.

Casino Royale

There is no gambler in movie history who is as suave and skilled as the infamous James Bond. 007 knows exactly how to play the game. Texas Hold ‘Em is his poison (as well as a spiked drink Bond has to endure) in this thriller and he not only absolutely slays his nemesis Le Chiffre at a million-dollar-buy-in cash game but also fights off an army of baddies single handedly. Nobody does it better.

Casino

You don’t have to be a genius to figure out that this film features more than one scene at the table. Featuring stunning imagery of stylish suits and panoramic shots, get ready to witness the goriest game you have ever seen. Not for the squeamish or faint hearted, this will make anyone who has ever considered rigging a game have a rethink - or risk having their fingers turned into spaghetti in the mighty hands of Robert De Niro.

Rain Man

Hollywood legends Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman star in this iconic movie that won Hoffman an Oscar and was named best picture in 1988. Hoffman stars as the autistic mastermind who manages to score high whilst on a Road Trip with his brother in a game of blackjack in Nevada. Playing the game of odds, Rain Man calls the shots and soon a crowd gathers to watch in disbelief at the virtuoso talents of his mind.

Rounders

What do you get when a law student by day and exceptional poker player by night loses a game to a dangerous Russian mobster? The answer is a cult classic loved by professional poker players around the world, famed for its final poker scene where Matt Damon goes head-to-head with John Malkovich. The tension and pressure is palpable, bringing the visceral intensity of poker to the big screen. 

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