Recent Must-Watch Gambling-Inspired Movies

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The summer season is the perfect time for you to relax at home while enjoying a movie with your family or buddies. This summer, make it a must to catch newly released top gambling movies. These movies offer you a lot of things at once, they are entertaining while at the same time educative. Watch one or more and you can learn gaming skills to help you make some profits the next time you visit Novibet to play casino games.

Runner Runner (2013)

This is an American crime thriller featuring Ben Affleck, Justin Timberlake, Anthony Mackie and Gemma Arterton. The protagonist in Runner Runner is Richie Furst (Justin Timberlake). Straight after high school, Richie finds a job on Wall Street. His time at Wall Street is quite productive as he makes a lot of money. However, along the way, he decides to further his education and seeks a place at Princeton. His savings from Wall Street cannot bankroll his tuition at Princeton, therefore, he applies for tuition assistance. A background check at Princeton shows that Richie is a successful trader on Wall Street and he is refused assistance. Determined to make it to Princeton, Richie starts a venture where he recruits Princeton students to online gambling; for his efforts, the students give Richie a cut. Luck runs out for Richie as the university dean discovers that he has been recruiting other students to online gambling. With his only source of income blocked, Richie turns to poker gambling but loses all of his money to a cheat. Afterwards, Richie spends most of his time trying to prove cheating in poker through statistical methods.

From Vegas to Macau (2014)

From Vegas to Macau is a Chinese production also known as the Man of Macau. This is a crime comedy film touching on the dark side of gambling. A father and his two sons are in the habit of robbing at gunpoint the wealthy and sharing the proceeds of their stolen fortune with the needy. The father also happens to have a son who is an undercover trying to investigate the dealings of a gambling syndicate. However, the police son’s cover is blown when the head of the syndicate discovers that there is a mule in his team. Once the police son discovered that his cover had been blown, he decided to run away but before he could completely vanish, a mistake that he made some time back comes back to haunt him as it leads his trackers to his path. The police son is murdered in cold blood leaving his father and his two brothers bent on revenging his death.

The Gambler (2014)

The Gambler is a remake of the 1974 film by the same name ‘The Gambler’. The main role in the film is played by Mark Wahlberg, a university professional who is an addicted gambler. At the death of his grandfather, Wahlberg inherits his estate but his gambling addiction leads him to gamble with most of his inheritance money. Without realising it, Wahlberg ends up owing over $400,000 in debt with a large chunk of the money coming from a loan shark who gives him seven days to repay the debt or be murdered.