oldbaldyone

17th Jun 2020

Ocean's Thirteen (2007)

Plot hole: When the earthquake is simulated by the cutter, and the people are winning, when Danny and the whales go to cash their chips in there are many many people running to cash their chips in. The discrepancy is that everyone was evacuated due to the evacuation plan, how did all of those people have time to cash all of their chips in before Bank watched everyone go out of the door? Just seems impossible that half a billion dollars would be paid out to that many people in like a few minutes. I understand it's a movie and things are fast tracked, but it made no sense.

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Suggested correction: The people would have simply left with their chips. I believe casinos have a legal obligation to honor the chips that they have put in play on the floor. So those who left would simply come back and cash them in at a later time.

oldbaldyone

13th Jun 2007

Ocean's Thirteen (2007)

Corrected entry: SPOILER ALERT: The NGC official turns out to be Linus' father. Why, then, does the plan involve his arrest of Livingston Dell and require a last-minute, frenzied attempt to stop Bank from checking Dell's fingerprints and finding out his known associates? This chain of events is superfluous to the plot and only creates problems, so why is it there, other than to facilitate Basher's impersonation of the motorcyclist?

Correction: Dell had to be exposed as a criminal because, if you remember, Linus's father said that Dell had rigged the current shuffle machines and other equipment. Then Banks orders new machines to be brought in. In walks The Roman with the new machines, which are *actually* rigged. The price of bringing in the actual machines are that Dell is fingerprinted, and that leads to the frantic image altering.

Additionally, Dell set up this part of the plan on his own. He is not exactly a master criminal. He did not want Rusty and Danny to know he couldn't handle it, so he set it up without them knowing. All was fine, except Dell didn't know that Bank could run fingerprints on location.

oldbaldyone

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