While extremely entertaining, the poker depicted in films like Rounders, Molly’s Game, and Maverick often features displays of poor etiquette and judgement.
In this article, Daniel Arluison picks five poker scenes from well-known movies that illustrate behaviour that ought not to be exhibited at the felt in real poker games.
Many new players are just coming into the game of poker for the first time, and as such are not aware of what the poker boom was.
In this article we briefly recap the period between 2003-2006, known as the poker boom, and list some of the major forces that caused it to happen int he first place.
With a lead character that’ll clearly have aged in McDermott, Rounders 2 scriptwriters will have to bridge the long gap. My money says what they’ll come up with will have something to do with online poker. To do so would be quite wise in my opinion, as it would pique the interest of the film’s cult audience of poker players.
That’s right. After more than 12 years “away from the felt” Matt Damon (as Mike McDermott) will ante up again in “Rounders 2” and try to win some serious “stacks of high society”!