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When a poor college student who cracks an online poker game goes bust, he arranges a face-to-face with the man he thinks cheated him, a sly offshore entrepreneur.

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Princeton grad student Richie, believing he's been swindled, travels to Costa Rica to confront online gambling tycoon Ivan Block. Richie is seduced by Block's promise of immense wealth, until he learns the disturbing truth about his benefactor. When the FBI tries to coerce Richie to help bring down Block, Richie faces his biggest gamble ever: attempting to outmaneuver the two forces closing in on him. Written by 20th Century Fox Distribution

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Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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4 October 2013 (USA)  »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

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$7,706,712 (USA) (4 October 2013)

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$19,316,646 (USA) (6 December 2013)
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When Richie Furst, is playing online poker to make his tuition there are several shots showing that he is actually playing on a Play Money Table - meaning no real money is being wagered. See more »

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[first lines]
Richie Furst: Everyone gambles. They may call it something else, like the stock market, or real estate. But make no mistake, if you're risking something, you're gambling. And if you're gambling, then I'm the guy you want to see.
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It was so bad, it still hurts.
7 October 2013 | by (India) – See all my reviews

On a scale of 1 to 10, this movie lies at "Was contemplating leaving the hall after the interval".

I had to really convince myself to get back to my seat and give this another chance. Even the pop corn wasn't enough to keep me seated.

The plot could have been really cool. You expect so much awesomeness from Justin. Nothing. Nothing happens.

I was looking forward to Ben being the next Batman, but now I know what people meant when they said he is a horrible choice.

This one will make you go home and promise yourself to make up for the hours wasted.


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