How to NOT be an Idiot of the Poker Room

To misquote the great American writer Grantland Rice, as sporting buffs often say, “its not whether you win or lose, its how you play the game”. Well many poker aficionados would argue that it is at least slightly about whether you win or lose. After all, that’s part of the point of joining the game […]

The House Film Review

Two couples start the illegal casino after they destroying their daughters entire college fund.

BBC iPlayer Loophole Set for Closure!

The popular BBC iPlayer function has, up until now, been open for anyone to use but the loophole in the system that allows even those without a TV license to watch programmes on-demand or via streaming will finally be closed on September 1. The government have stepped in to put a halt to people being […]

Top Casino Genre Movies Review

In terms of a setting for a film, the casino seems to have it all. Glamorous surroundings, beautiful people, drama, conflict and sharp reverses of fortune that can hinge on the turn of a card or the roll of a dice all make for riveting viewing. But, while there have been many casino-based movies its […]

Movies that have been made into slots

When it comes to casino games, slots can perhaps be considered ones for older people, as younger gamblers often choose to play more skill-based games. However in recent years, online casinos and the manufacturers of slots have been looking to combat this image by going to great efforts to provide online slots that are more […]

Layman’s Guide to Slots

Have you ever wondered why slots are more popular than any other gambling game in existence? They burn through your money so fast leaving you scratching your head, wondering what the heck happened. Some of the stupidest, mind-numbing, most idiotic games ever are none other than crappy slots. Why then, do they still attract so […]

Rounders (1998)

Film Title

Rounders

Synopsis

Two childhood friends, a law student (Matt Damon) and recently-released convict (Ed Norton), play poker in underground clubs in New York City to pay off a debt to a Russian mobster.

Director

John Dahl

Cast

Matt Damon, Edward Norton, John Malkovich, Gretchen Mol, Famke Janssen, Martin Landau

If you can’t spot the sucker in the first half hour at the table then you are the sucker. That’s the opening line to Rounders, written by Brian Koppelman and David Levien and regarded as one of the greatest poker movies of all time. This is a pretty good assessment, considering that most poker movies […]

Does NFL have its place in Britain?

The National Football League International Season has got off to a flying start, with Wembley Stadium being sold out time and again as British American football fans flock to London. This year, the International Season kicked off with the Oakland Raiders taking on the Miami Dolphins. The Dolphins walked away victorious on September 28th with […]

22 Ridiculous Aussie Rules Football Cards Explained

Aussie football explained for you Yankee folk. It’s not a world game but it should be.

Australia is shitloads better than America

Ding Ding..Round one. Bigger is not always better, particularly when you want to compare America and Australia.