A page for describing YMMV: Casino. Cry for the Devil: He may be a mass- murdering psychopath, but the way Nicky dies is so awful and appalling —. The Native American Casino trope as used in popular culture. Wherever there's an Indian reservation in Movieland, there has to be a casino. This is partly. Casino is a film directed by Martin Scorsese, starring Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci and Sharon Stone, who earned a Golden Globe and an Academy Award.