Bond Doesn't Know Poker
WHAT CASINO ROYALE GETS WRONG ABOUT THE
By Andy Bowers
Updated Friday, Dec. 15, 2006, at 4:46 PM ET
At the center of the new James Bond movie, Casino
Royale, is, naturally, a casino, in which our hero plays
in a dramatic high-stakes poker game (in fact, the
stakes are basically the safety of the free world). So,
you'd think the producers would have worked hard to
get the poker scenes right.
But you'd be wrong, according to NPR reporter and
gambling expert Mike Pesca. In our latest Spoiler
Special, Mike details what movies like Casino Royale get
wrong about poker.
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