If Vesper was the traitor then did he just say that to throw Bond and MI6 off and keep them confused? Edit: Autocorrect changed it from Royale. When James Bond wins the poker bet, he and Vesper go to dinner. Her phone rings two times, and in the latter, she says that Mathis needs her. Rene Mathis is Bond's ally in Casino Royale, working for MI6. However, it is unclear as to whether or not his loyalty truly lies with Bond. When Bond and treasury.