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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
  • Richie Furst is a Princeton student who's having trouble with his tuition. He first helps other students who want to gamble online for a fee. But when the Dean learns of this he tells him to stop or else. He then gambles online himself and loses but he believes he was cheated. So he goes to where the site originates Costa Rica and shows the owner, Ivan Block, proof that he was cheated. Block then offers him a job which he accepts. He thinks he's got it made it till he learns how Block does business. And an FBI agent who wants to nail Block tells Richie to help him or else. So Richie tries to find a way out.

    - Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com
  • In Princeton, the student Richie Furst is a former Wall Street broker that lost everything in the stock market crash a couple of years ago. Richie supports himself and pays the institution promoting online gambling in Princeton. When he is denounced by one student to Dean Alex Monroe, Richie receives an ultimatum and is forced to stop his activity. Further, he decides to bet all his savings to finance the rest of his graduation. However he loses all his money and discovers that he has been swindled by the powerful Ivan Block that owns the site. Richie travels to a gambling convention in Costa Rica expecting to meet Ivan, and he meets his lover and employee Rebecca Shafran that gives an invitation to him for the party. Richie meets Ivan that refunds him and invites Richie to work for him. Richie is seduced by the offer and moves to Costa Rica expecting to become rich. But soon Richie is pressed down by the unethical FBI Agent Shavers that wants to catch Ivan but has no jurisdiction in the corrupt country. Soon Richie finds the truth about the disloyal Ivan and he has to find a way out to escape from Ivan and Shavers using his intelligence and money.

    - Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 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.

    - Written by Anonymous


Richie Furst used to have a lucrative career on Wall Street; this history prevents him from receiving tuition assistance at Princeton...

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