Here are a few examples of famous antagonists from movies who were involved in casino-themed scenes or plot points:
Le Chiffre from “Casino Royale” (2006) – Le Chiffre is the main antagonist in the James Bond film “Casino Royale,” played by actor Mads Mikkelsen. He is a financier for a terrorist organization and uses a high-stakes poker game at the Casino Royale in Montenegro to try and recoup some of the organization’s lost funds.
Nicky Santoro from “Casino” (1995) – Nicky Santoro is a character in the film “ผลบอลสด,” played by actor Joe Pesci. He is a ruthless, violent enforcer for the mob and is sent to Las Vegas to help run a casino operation.
The Man with the Golden Gun from “The Man with the Golden Gun” (1974) – The Man with the Golden Gun is the main antagonist in the James Bond film “The Man with the Golden Gun,” played by actor Christopher Lee. He is a highly skilled assassin who uses his expertise in gambling and card tricks to try and kill Bond while they are both in Macau.
Mr. Big from “Live and Let Die” (1973) – Mr. Big is the main antagonist in the James Bond film “Live and Let Die,” played by actor Yaphet Kotto. He is a powerful drug lord who uses his casino boat in the Caribbean as a front for his illicit activities.
The Joker from “The Dark Knight” (2008) – The Joker is the main antagonist in the film “The Dark Knight,” played by actor Heath Ledger. He uses a high-stakes game of poker to try and lure Batman into a trap.