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A Fearless, Gambling Psychopath
ccthemovieman-1 from United States
31 December 2006
A math wizard-nerd's brain is being used by someone who promises he'll
have a sex life, too, if he continues to help them solve how to beat
the house in blackjack with some "system."
Working in pairs and having several math wizards from the local college
into this gambling thing, proves fatal when one of them, "Penny Chai"
is chased down and killed by the thugs in the private club.....or so it
The leader of the group trying to obtain riches through cheating in
gambling is so bold, so unafraid, that he actually walks into the
police room at looks at material off Goren and Eames' desks during the
lunch hour, trying to find out what the cops know about the killers and
the gambling kids. That's when Goren knows he's up against someone who
is totally fearless and a psychopath.
Goren and Eames discover the scam artists are up to much more, however,
than "counting cards." The big payoff is rigging up a program to beat
the horse races, fixing a race and then cashing in a longshot, but not
being detected. It also about having an inside guy change the bets
before they become officials. It's a little confusing, but it's all
The main focus is simply about this one guy "Ken Harris" (Ian Kahn) who
is crazy, which is not an unusual theme in this successful television.
Usually the last eight minutes of each show are devoted to Goren
breaking down the suspect but this one covered 12-13 minutes. It was a
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