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The Last Casino (2004)

A university teacher recruits 3 bright students to learn the art of card counting and makes them play, and win, for him.

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Orr
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George
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Wilson
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Saunders
Roy Lund ...
Casino #1 BJ Dealer #1
K.C. Coombs ...
Saleswoman (sexshop)
Una Kay ...
Recruiter
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Casino #1 Floor Manager #1
Sean Lu ...
Asian Player
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Hotel Game Boss
Livia Duguay ...
Hotel Game Dealer
Nancy Tang ...
Mrs. Chen
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One deadbeat teacher discovers that three of his students are great math wizzes and decides to teach them how to count cards and make lots of money. As they learn how to play the casinos, things get tricky when the debt owing teacher informs them that their front man wants restitution for loses (of supposed $500,000 Canadian) in about a weeks time. The three students decide to hit all the major casinos in Ontario and Quebec until discovered. Will they make the money needed? Or will they suffer the concequences? Written by Luc Ippersiel

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We like our guests to win their money, not earn it. See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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26 June 2004 (Canada)  »

Also Known As:

Az utolsó kaszinó  »

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CAD 5,000,000 (estimated)
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Though the name of the character "Wilson" (who busts Prof. Barnes) is listed in the end credits, nobody ever calls him by his name. See more »

Goofs

During the scene in the high-stakes private club when the dealer is caught skimming cards from the deck, the Chinese man speaks to George first in Mandarin. In the elevator the Chinese man reveals he can speak English and that George had told him to "speak nonsense with conviction." George did not address the tuna salesman first. See more »

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Scott: Interesting.
Barnes: What the hell is that? A bridesmaids dress?
Elyse: Well, it's the best that I could do! I mean, what the hell do you people think? Every woman has some kind of secret stash of slutty outfits?
Scott: Only the fun ones.
Elyse: I'm fun!
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Exceptional Film on all levels
29 October 2006 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

I don't have the words or the talent to write a brilliant review. I am not even capable. I can be dead pan honest and simply say this is an excellent movie in which each character is a real as real gets. Every single one of them feels and looks totally real and the story is completely brilliant in what it draws you into. These kids, these hard working smart kids get dragged into the casino slums along with all the lies that comes along with it.

Get it .. watch it. Make popcorn.

This is a perfect little movie and I wish I could find the drawbacks. There are none.


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