Billionaire banker Andy Beal in Rounders 2?
Speaking of Matt Damon. He was excellent in Team America! Seriously, if they were to make a rounders 2, I think the climactic scene would be Matt building up enough bankroll to sit in the big game with the likes of Doyle, Greenstein, Negreanu, Ivey, etc. If he were to have a heads up battle for the finale, it would have to be against someone who can look the bad guy. I mean Negreanu would be intimidating, but he's too likable. Maybe, Ivey since he's quiet and stone cold. Ohhh even better (just got so many ideas flying here).
How about Andy Beal or an Andy beal type to play heads up. They would have to change some facts though but I can hear Mike McDermont in the background saying something like this. "Sure, I'm a winning Poker player. I've won some big tournies and done well at the cash games, but there's one game and one man that I haven't beaten. His name is Andy Beal, a billionare banker from Texas. He came to vegas ten years ago to try to beat the pros. His idea was to set the limits so high that he could intimidate the pros and win. Unfortunately for Andy the pros or the corporation were not intimidated and took millions from him. Andy, though stating several times he was done with poker, was relentless. He read books, studied the game, set up a staff to run numbers, calculate odds, and help his play. Andy is very analytical and dedicated. He built his fortune from nothing. He was determined to be the best and after years of refining his skills at High Limit Texas Hold em' he became just that. He came to Vegas a couple of years ago and cleaned the pros out. It's rumored that he took 50 million from the corporation. Some say a hundred million. A few pros were completely broke after this. People say Beal completely dominated anyone they sat in front of him. His style was untouchable and his skill was overwhelming. Andy will only play $150k/$300k Limit Holdem. Needless to say, no pro will play him. Well, no pro until now. I'm lucky enough to have backers that believe in me. I'm about to play in the richest poker game that's ever been played. Where millions of dollars swing back and forth from one hand to the next. Six days, sixty hours. By Friday, I will have lost everything, completely broke or... I will be the richest pro to ever play the game. This man is said to be unbeatable, even by the best to ever play the game. Am I committing financial suicide, or am I what I truly feel I am... the best" or something like that...heh
Very interesting story posted 26 February 2006 by