Before "God of Gamblers" made gambling into a Hong Kong subgenre, Wong Jing made "Casino Raiders". Unfortunately, there is a reason this film is little revered. The pace is maddeningly slow and Wong Jing's attempts at sincere melodrama fail miserably. Also, despite what the title may have you believe, very little screen time is spent on gambling. The one redeeming factor of the film is the intense and suspenseful gambling finale. Is it worth watching the entire film for? Probably not. Wong Jing, Alan Tam, and Andy Lau all went to work on "The Last Blood" together, which is a far better production.