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Isabelle Adjani, Fair Game

Isabelle Adjani, The Driver (1978)

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Are We “All In” On The Poker Movie?

All In: The Poker Movie is a documentary film covering the story of a card game that’s as associated with con-men on riverboats as it is with presidents, a game which in very recent history went from one being played … Continue reading

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Saint Nick At The Gambling Tables

Saint Nicholas gambles, November 30, 1964.  

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Four Of A Kind

Aces, yet! And a nice pair of stockings too *wink* The deck might be stacked — but we can’t see if the pinup is *wink* Via.

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Casino Dreams

Photo by Avedon.

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They Told Her To Dress For The Clubs

As a card player, she took that too literally. (Her dress was completely out of hand!) Via DPopTart.

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Las Vegas Dreams Of Yesteryear

I spend time dreaming of being in Las Vegas back in it’s heyday… Not that Vegas isn’t fun now. But there’s something more cool and glam about Vegas back in the day. It’s for that romantic reason that I collect … Continue reading

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Looking Up In Vegas

When I spotted this photo of burlesque dancer Nejla Ates and her fiance over at Vintage Gal, I once again wondered why show girls in Las Vegas have such huge headdresses…   You’d think it would be counter-productive — if … Continue reading

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Not Everyone’s Happy Playing Cards

American Women Playing Bridge, photo by Nina Leen.

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Marilyn Monroe Gambling

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