What Kind of Picture Does Hollywood Paint When It Comes to Casinos?

The casino has been with us for such a long time that wee almost lost track.

It’s a really old activity that everyone can enjoy.

And even though the casino is said to be a really rewarding experience with lots of fun and memorable things, many people around the world think that it’s addictive.

Everyone is so afraid of the gambling industry that they don’t play it, and it keeps spreading rumors about it.

And Hollywood movies and TV shows help with that as well.


Let’s have a look.

mads mikkelsen playing poker in the famous casino royal

Hollywood movies are the leading brand in the world and everyone knows it.

Every man on this planet admires them and they would give just anything to be in that universe.


Because it’s all fun and games with just a bit of action.

And the good guy always wins, of course.

Well, the casinos and gambling activities in the famous TV shows and movies are represented a lot differently than they actually are in real life.

In the movies, there are always some bad guys who paly poker and stash the poker chips like there is no tomorrow.

Also, they smoke cigars, drink whiskey and the players are mainly men.

Also, the casinos are into some dark basements that are owned by some suspicious men, maybe even a mafia.

There is the classic green light hanging above every poker table and there is smoke from the cigars almost anywhere.

Well, guys, it’s not like this in real life.

First and foremost, casino rooms are legal.

Simply, you don’t need some guy looking like a drug addict letting you enter into a casino.

A surprisingly dark and suspicious or, for that matter.

The casinos that everyone has heard of in Las Vegas are very cheerful and joyous.

Everyone has a lot of fun, it’s clean, there is fresh air and also, there are many people there.

You don’t need to be a mafia man in order to play poker or roulette.


It’s a Hollywood myth.

There are also many elder women who love life and enjoy a nice round of bingo and blackjack with their friends.

They are rather dressed up very nicely and they smell nice as well.

matt damon playing poker

There are tuxedos and ball gowns if the casino event is white tie, and there are also many cocktail and black tie events that everyone can enjoy.

I repeat, there is no need for you to be in mafia in order to have a little gambling fun. 

In conclusion, don’t believe everything you see on the internet and TV.

There are many lies that can just drive you far off from having fun and enjoying a night out with your friends.

The casino world is worth experiencing on your own.

I’m certain that you don’t need to be told by a bunch of movies what is right or wrong.


Ben Williams

Content Writer

Ben grew up in a small beach town on the Coromandel Peninsula. He spent most of his childhood surfing and playing rugby. After graduating from university in Auckland, he moved to Australia to work for a startup. He returned to New Zealand a few years later and started working in the iGaming industry.

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