AN UNCONVENTIONAL CONVENTION: #160
Time for a new question. This one should be lots of fun and trigger some great stories. At least, I hope so.
WHAT’S THE BIGGEST INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY YOU MISSED?
Today marks the 10-year anniversary of poker’s “Black Friday.”
This is a new writing series. Title this — “The Best Gambling Movies of All Time.” Today, we begin with #25. Each selection will include a new review as though I’m seeing the film for the first time. Let the countdown begin!
Title and Year: House of Games (1987)
Director: David Mamet
Writer: David Mamet
Actors: Lindsay Crouse – Joe Mantegna – Ricky Jay
Synopsis: Con artists attempt to swindle a wealthy psychiatrist.
Here’s my annual video tribute to many gamblers, poker players, and other interesting people connected to the casino business who died in 2020.