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Young poker players must navigate their past along with the best players in the world to win.








Series cast summary:
Michael Madsen ...  Don 'The Matador' Everest / ... 9 episodes, 2005
Chris Bauer ...  Leeland 'Lee' Nickel / ... 9 episodes, 2005
Kristin Lehman ...  Ellen / ... 9 episodes, 2005
Todd Williams ...  Clark Marcellin 9 episodes, 2005
Don McManus ...  Bart 'Lowball' Rogers 9 episodes, 2005
Eddie Cibrian ...  Eddie Towne 9 episodes, 2005
Michael Murphy ...  Jimmy Molloy 9 episodes, 2005
Sholom Gelt ...  Scotty Bugatti 9 episodes, 2005
Amelia Cooke ...  Dee 8 episodes, 2005
Nicholas Pasco Nicholas Pasco ...  Testa / ... 7 episodes, 2005
Dov Tiefenbach ...  Crackle 6 episodes, 2005
Fulvio Cecere ...  Skip / ... 6 episodes, 2005
Kenneth Welsh ...  Seymour Annisman 5 episodes, 2005
George Buza ...  Henry 'Tropical Henry' / ... 5 episodes, 2005
Barry Flatman ...  Police Captain Bill Carruthers / ... 5 episodes, 2005
Fab Filippo Fab Filippo ...  Dean Whitmark 5 episodes, 2005
Norman Chad Norman Chad ...  Self 4 episodes, 2005
Joris Jarsky ...  Luke 3 episodes, 2005
Lon McEachern Lon McEachern ...  Self 3 episodes, 2005
Greg Bryk ...  Pete Shurgin 3 episodes, 2005
Mayko Nguyen ...  Cathy Kwan 3 episodes, 2005
Victoria Snow ...  Eddie's Mother 2 episodes, 2005
Hayley Lochner Hayley Lochner ...  Young Miami 2 episodes, 2005
Paulino Nunes ...  Stasiak 3 episodes, 2005
Peter Outerbridge ...  Randy Cioffi 2 episodes, 2005
Robert Forster ...  Jimmy 'Gentleman Jim' Towne 2 episodes, 2005
Duane Murray ...  Barthleme 2 episodes, 2005
Dean McDermott ...  Martin Shea 2 episodes, 2005
Sasha Roiz ...  Blake 2 episodes, 2005
Chris Gillett ...  Philip 'Phil' 2 episodes, 2005
Jennifer Ricci Jennifer Ricci ...  Dee's Hot Friend 2 episodes, 2005
Vince Doria Vince Doria ...  Another Player #2 / ... 2 episodes, 2005


Young poker players must navigate their past along with the best players in the world to win.

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You're playing poker. They're playing you.





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The origin of the poker term "on tilt" is possibly taken from mechanical pinball machines from the mid-to-late 20th century. Some machines had simple motion sensors. If a player tried to influence the ball's path by shaking or tilting the machine, then "Tilt" would light up on the cabinet, the flippers would stop working, and the player would lose the ball in play. See more »


In the final episode of the first season, when Clark is playing in the World Poker Championship, in the hand that he goes out of the tournament, the ESPN pseudo-coverage showed him as "All-in" before he actually declared. See more »


Jimmy Towne: You can't escape your blood, kid.
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This show has mesmerized me
20 January 2005 | by trauderSee all my reviews

What can you say about this show? Nothing good, except that the levels of terrible this show achieves are so complete it is impossible to look away. Its a train wreck of bad lighting, stilted dialog and ridiculous plot. The narration from our main character comes off as completely lame. When we are not being treated to the inner monologue of, some other character is spouting off "quality" lines such as "You play cards; you're not a card-player." The non-stop barrage of poker jargon, perhaps with some demented eye towards establishing "street cred" with the poker world is so bad it borders on self-parody.

This show is mind-bogglingly bad. But, it is one of those monumental failures that you just can't stop watching. You will sit there, in a dazed stupor, wondering if there were any way the show could possibly be worse, but everything you come up with will invariably make the show better.

The producers of "Tilt" have helpfully placed a warning at the beginning of each airing, presumably to prevent young people from taking up poker. I can think of no better way to ensure that a child will never want to play poker than by having them watch this show.

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13 January 2005 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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