A dark comedy dealing with the lives and addictions of compulsive gamblers set in Downtown Las Vegas.
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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 Michael 'Lucky' Linkletter (13 episodes, 2003)
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 Vincent Sticcarelli / ... (13 episodes, 2003)
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 Buddy LeGendre / ... (13 episodes, 2003)
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 Theresa (10 episodes, 2003)
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Lucky is a comedic romp through gambling and addiction starring "Sex and The City's" John Corbett. Corbett plays a compulsive gambler, Michael "Lucky" Linkletter, who is trying to regain his life after losing a million dollars and his wife. Written by Joey Pluggz

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The odds keep getting odder.

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Comedy | Drama

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8 April 2003 (USA)  »

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Due to his commitment to the show, John Corbett had to decline to reprise his role as Ian Miller in the My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002) spin-off, My Big Fat Greek Life (2003). See more »

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Reporter: Mr. Linkletter, what are you going to do with all your winnings?
Michael 'Lucky' Linkletter: Lose it.
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My new favorite show
30 April 2003 | by (Fort Lauderdale, FL) – See all my reviews

I have a tendency to like a show and then miss it all the time. But not this one. I make sure to know to be in front of a TV on Tuesday at 10pm for Lucky.

In case you don't know Lucky is about Michael "Lucky" Linkletter, a gambler who a year ago won the World Series of Poker and a million dollars only to lose it all (and his wife) due to his gambling habit. So pretty much each episode is Lucky trying to get by and put his life back together. He had reformed through Gambler's Anonymous but circumstances has lead to him being back at the poker table. The format is pretty loose which is what makes this show so unique.

John Corbett seems effortlessly cool as Lucky as things go his way and just as quickly turn around. A fun show done with style and originality. Hopefully it stays a while.

FYI: It's also on Sundays at 10pm.


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