R | | Crime, Drama
A young, reformed gambler must return to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks, while balancing his relationship with his girlfriend and his commitments to law school.
Tom Aldredge's character Judge Marinacci's last name is a reference to poker consultant Johnny Marinacci.
Ace high bets
Osborne: Well, I like what I have, my bet is twenty
Mike McDermott: I know that look. I'm gonna fold.
New York State Police cars are shown with blue and red lights on their roofs, but in New York, the State Police use only red lights.
English, Hebrew, Russian
$8,459,126 (USA) (13 September 1998)
$22,905,674 (USA) (8 November 1998)
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