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Anniversary of Lewis Gilbert’s death [2018]

February 23rd, 2019 by

Lewis Gilbert, who directed Sean Connery in You Only Live Twice (1967) and two Roger Moore films, died in Monaco on 23rd February 2018 at the age of 97. When Gilbert returned to the series he essentially remade the fifth Bond film twice, with The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)and Moonraker (1979).

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The Final Poker Hand of Casino Royale

April 15th, 2009 by

Math and odds are important parts of Texas Hold’em poker. James Bond knows this (of course). In the final hand of Casino Royale, four players move all-in on the river and Bond scoops the $115 million pot, thanks to smart play. These were the cards on the board: Ah-8s-6s-4s-As And these were the players’ hands: […]

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