Casinos appeal to everybody because of the glitters, the action and the suspense involved. Because of that, making a movie about impulsive gamblers testing their lucks isn't such a bad idea.
You may not be able to visit a casino to watch the thrills but some movies have brought the high rolling actions right on your TV screen. Here are some of the best casino movies that promise to leave you with more online casino thrills than you have ever witnessed and will get you inspired to play the featured games on Lucky Nugget casino.
1. Casino (1995)
Casino tells a story about feuds between two mobster best friends over a gambling estate. Robert De Niro plays the role of a low level mobster Same 'Ace' Rothenstien which is based on the real life figure of Frank 'Lefty' Rosenthal, while Joe Pesci played Nicky Santoro. The sexy Sharon Stone played Ginger McKenna, a call girl. It tells the story of a man who ran four casinos got the Mafia. The wicked side of Las Vegas hidden behind it's glitters was exposed for all.
2. Casino Royale (2006)
James Bond, the British secret service agent uncovers a place by a financer of terrorist organizations to raise money in poker games, so he goes to the poker table of Casino Royale to disorganized the evil man's plan.
3. The Gambler (2014)
Jim Bennet is a literature professor who doubles as gambling addict. Bennet plays a few rounds of Blackjack at the illegal establishment and ends up owing big money to the owner of a gambling ring. He then tries to find a way to pay back the gangster with the help of one of his students, Amy.
4. 21 (2008)
A professor trains a group of MIT college students to be experts in counting cards. They take casinos in Vegas one after another for millions in the games of Blackjack. They run into trouble when the casinos discover their scam.
5. Hard Eight (1996)
In this movie, Sydney is a pro gambler. Sydney meets John in his sixties, a man down on his luck. He begins to tutor John and John eventually turns out well. John was doing fine until he met Clementine, a cocktail waitress.
6. Rounders (1998)
Rounders is the tale of an ex gambler who has to return to the tables again to save his dear friend from the trouble of the loan sharks.
7. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
This movie is a story of psychedelic misadventure of two friends traveling from Los Angeles to Las Vegas. Duke, a sportswriter and his lawyer, Dr. Gonzo travel to Las Vegas Bazooko Circus Casino and they experiment with different kinds of drugs.
8. The Cooler (2003)
The Shangri-La casino employs the unlucky Bernie Lootz to jinx the player who is taking the house for a fortune with his bad luck. The in-house jinx are called 'the coolers'. He meets Natalie, a cocktail waitress and his luck changes. This leads to a change around the casino.
9. Killing Them Softly (2012)
An amateur crook named Frankie was hires by another crook, and together with his incompetent friend, they robs card game controlled by Mafia bosses. The Mafia immediately hires Jackie Cogan to hunt down the criminals.
10. Croupier (1998)
Jack Mandfred, is an aspiring writer who works as a croupier in a casino to make ends meet. However, he finds the inspiration for the novel he wants to write there in the world of casinos.