There’s something about walking into a casino that makes you feel like you’ve entered another world. Champagne glasses clink, people chat and laugh around tables, and the smell of excitement is in the air. It’s an experience that should be enjoyed by all, no matter how much you want to win or lose. Aside from a great selection of games and exciting lights, casinos also offer excellent customer service. They have staff that will take care of you no matter what, and they’ll go out of their way to make sure you enjoy your visit.

The modern casinos are heavily reliant on technology to control costs and improve profits. In addition to surveillance cameras in the hallways, casino security is boosted by systems that monitor patrons’ actions minute-by-minute. For example, chip tracking enables casinos to oversee the exact amount wagered on each game table or machine, and alert managers when statistical deviations stick out like a fifth ace. Roulette wheels are electronically monitored regularly, too, to discover quickly any statistical deviation from expected results.

Martin Scorsese’s Casino is a sequel of sorts to Goodfellas, and it’s a step up in terms of storytelling and production value. The movie features the duo of Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci, who make a great team. While the film’s story is still compelling, it does fall short of the epic heights of Goodfellas and may lose your attention at times. However, this movie is still a must-see for anyone who loves movies about mafia gangsters and organized crime.