Coronavirus shut down major gambling venues worldwide and transformed the world of gambling in general and sports betting in particular. Online bookmakers like SBOBET and the bettors themselves are trying to figure out what now and what’s next. For those looking for some solace in this time of little sports betting action, we put together this list of movies. And if you are a sports fan, be sure to check the Football Livescore section on Buaksib.
1. The Gambler (2014)
He is smart. He is respected. He comes from a good family. He is a Literature professor, for God’s sake. However, Jim Bennett (Mark Wahlberg) is living a secret life of a high-stakes gambler. At some point, things get out of hand, and the professor puts his life at stakes. Things worsen as he has to borrow money from his extremely wealthy mom, and he starts his somewhat unhealthy relationship with his promising student. A movie raises existential questions and shows the life and struggles of a self-destructive nihilist.
2. Uncut Gems (2019)
First things first, Adam Sandler has played in a deep drama before, but it was nothing compared to this adrenaline-pumped film. The protagonist is a New York gem dealer and degenerate gambler who makes all wrong decisions and circumstances are working against him. There are so many plot hooks that you simply can’t look away. I also got to mention that the movie is absolutely beautifully shot. Uncut Gems is critically acclaimed, and some say that it’s the most exciting movie of the year. According to the Gambling Giant that is fully dedicated to the gambling industry.
3. White Men Can’t Jump (1992)
Based on a common misjudgment that white guys can’t play basketball, Billy Hoyle (Woody Harrelson) makes money out of proving them wrong. He wanders around the outdoor basketball courts of Los Angeles, where the money is wagered on the game’s outcome. Billy pulls one on the Wesley Snipes’ character, and his victim decides to be a part of this enterprise. That’s a dynamic comedy where Harrelson and Snipes accompany each other in the best of the ways.
4. Let It Ride (1989)
That’s an enjoyable, easy-to-watch movie, well done and joyful. Jay Trotter (Dreyfuss) is down on his luck. But everything is about to change (or so he believes) when he puts money on the one safe bet – friends of his friends are fixing the race. The light-hearted comedy that many critics did not meet well, even though viewers liked it and still do.
5. Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Pat Solatano has done it all. He ruined his relationship with his wife, lost his job, and even spent some time in a mental institution. Now he’s fresh out and has to live with his parents and tries to win back his wife. This entertaining romantic comedy starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence doesn’t follow typical patterns and stereotypical characters. You can hardly call it a sport betting comedy, but it’s a good movie that definitely worth your while.
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