Which is better: 21 or Last Casino? – Page 2

  • zengrifter

     

    21 has pulled ahead. But they both sucked. zg

  • aslan

     

    Quote: zengrifter said:
    21 has pulled ahead. But they both sucked. zg

    Both sucked as to depicting card counting accurately? Both sucked as being good movies?

  • Kasi

     

    Quote: sagefr0g said:
    lol i tkink your missing it aslan. the camera wasn’t on the waitress it was the eye in the sky. the eye in the sky got our happless hero’s head shot when he looked up to see these.

    So you were the perv, aka dirty old coot, at that table taking pics of my camo cover wife?

    Now that you “busted” her and they are probably in the database will that “facial” recognition software get her barred next time lol.

    Is it true they are not allowed security cams in the rest rooms?

  • aslan

     

    Quote: Kasi said:
    So you were the perv, aka dirty old coot, at that table taking pics of my camo cover wife?

    Now that you “busted” her and they are probably in the database will that “facial” recognition software get her barred next time lol.

    Is it true they are not allowed security cams in the rest rooms?

    They’re not allowed in the restrooms, but I always wondered if they had them there anyway. It would be the perfect place to get the real lowdown on your suspects.

  • zengrifter

     

    Quote: aslan said:
    Both sucked as to depicting card counting accurately? Both sucked as being good movies?

    Yes. zg

  • aslan

     

    Quote: zengrifter said:
    Yes. zg

    Good. I’ll wait for it to come on HBO.

  • zengrifter

     

    Quote: aslan said:
    Good. I’ll wait for it to come on HBO.

    No need, watch it here now free –
    http://www.vidlist.net/fullscreen/13828/21-The-Movie–Full.html (Link is dead)

  • PUGI

     

    Neither one shows much on card counting. I voted for 21, Purley as an entertainment value. I though is had some funny stuff in it that Last Casino did not. Pugi

  • southAP

     

    i finally saw the last casino yesterday, its was better in the terms hollywood not getting in the way. But theatrics 21 was better, but not a fan of the whitewashing.

  • jaygruden

     

    While both movies are not very realistic to CC….I found “21” to be much more entertaining. Last Casino was pretty dull and had a lot of dead spots that had me thinking…..”Let’s get on with it”.

    At least LC talked about TC conversion where 21 didn’t even mention it. Also LC showed a lot of the bad variance that goes along with CC as the Asian kid was getting a lot of stiffs and busting, even during some good counts. In 21 – It seemed they won every hand during a plus shoe and they only lost when they “let emotion get in the way” and played into neg counts. The girl in LC was the smartest of them all yet they had her posed as the hooker? She should have been the one playing and making the decisions. She was also the least “mental” of the three.

    I found it interesting that LC focused on the professor as a degenerate gambler rather than a true professional. The team sucked because the leadership sucked.

    RE: The “martingale scene” – I would never try to CC in an illegal, underground, after-hours joint. There seems there is no upside. If you get caught in here you are not getting your money and if you are ever allowed to leave it would likely be with 2 broken arms or legs. At least there are laws that the casino has to follow – Even if caught CC/AP’ing you are in no real danger.

  • stopgambling

     

    they were both ok ,since i like the topic . i voted for the last casino because it was more realistic .if the best of both were put together then i would like it even better. katherine is hot!!!watching it in low low def made the movie less enjoyable.the chinese guy was funny.

  • tthree

     

    Quote: jack,jackson said:
    Would you Martingale for a chance to win 1 out of 5 hands, to win 10,000$ vs losing around 300,000$? Man, I would be tempted

    This is a good deal. $10,000*31 – $300,000*1 = $10,000.

    An EV of $10,000 every 32 hands. That’s about about $30,000/hr.

  • Dyepaintball12

     

    People need to stop giving 21 ****. That movie was very entertaining! Who cares if it wasn’t accurate… it’s Hollywood!

  • Grant2600

     

    I voted for the last casino although I still loved the film 21, the last casino I think goes into card counting a little bit more and I agree with sagefr0g, Katherine Isabell is incredibly hot but also is the Asian lass on 21.

    The only criticism for the last casino is when they use Martingale and completely abandon card counting for their big win at the end. :/

  • tthree

     

    Quote: Grant2600 said:
    I voted for the last casino although I still loved the film 21, the last casino I think goes into card counting a little bit more and I agree with sagefr0g, Katherine Isabell is incredibly hot but also is the Asian lass on 21.

    The only criticism for the last casino is when they use Martingale and completely abandon card counting for their big win at the end. :/

    That is why it is the last casino. They got up in the morning and started their martingale again and lost it all. The things that end up on the cutting room floor.

  • Suwon Fish

    Last Casino for me

    As a guy still in training I’m voting for Last Casino.

    I liked the way the team was so inept on their first trip. It maps neatly onto my own fears ^^

    I also found the prof plausible. Knowing all about EV+ and odds to a tee, he blows everything on a hopeless addiction to horses.

    As to the Martingale at the end…. Well, reducing the number of bets reduces house edge. Maybe in context it was a reasonable solution.

    If I weren’t a wannabe counter I’d vote for 21. I’ll see your Katherine Isabelle and raise you a Liza Lapira any day of the week ^^

    A picture says a thousand words…

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