The riveting revolutions of the roulette wheel, read ‘em and weep reveals, fortunes won and lost in an instant, and make-or-break longshots coming through—high stakes gambling makes for high stakes drama, so it’s no surprise that movies through the years have bet big on depictions of games of chance. Every number’s a winner in this Late Nites series, which will take you from glamorous Monte Carlo to grubby Reno, and from the rise of Las Vegas to the razing of old Atlantic City. You’d be nuts not to get in on this action.