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  1. Rounders is a film released in 1998, highly regarded by poker professionals for Matt Damon and Ed Norton's portrayal of scrappy poker players making the "rounds" in New York City poker clubs and assorted games in the Tri-State Area.

Historical Significance

Although some have tried to debate the point and despite a few risible details in the film, Rounders was heavily influential in bringing poker culture into the mainstream, and it remains the high-water mark in poker entertainment for an entire generation.

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