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Robert De Niro’s War Eagle Wager in ‘Casino’

Silver screen badasses apparently love to bet on Auburn. Bruce Willis. Sinatra. And, look at that, De Niro.

Two bits, four bits, six bits, a dollar…

That’s his hand getting ready to handicap the Auburn-_____ game in Casino. For his sake, we hope he liked Auburn. Going on the research of the eagle-eyed Carson Montgomery, and factoring in Martin Scorsese’s reputation for historical accuracy, we’re actually thinking this might be a 1972 match up, and The Amazins never had much use for the odds.

Related: Frank Sinatra doesn’t care that Auburn beat Alabama by 12 points.

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