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The Player 

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A former intelligence and FBI officer, who now works as a security expert in Las Vegas, is recruited by mysterious pit boss Mr. Johnson to, based on his tips, try to prevent crimes, while the rich place bets on his chances of success.

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John Fox, John Rogers
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Series cast summary:
Philip Winchester ...  Alex Kane 9 episodes, 2015
Damon Gupton ...  Detective Cal Brown 9 episodes, 2015
Wesley Snipes ...  Mr. Johnson 9 episodes, 2015
Charity Wakefield ...  Cassandra King / ... 9 episodes, 2015
Daisy Betts ...  Ginny 6 episodes, 2015
KaDee Strickland ...  Special Agent Rose Nolan 4 episodes, 2015
Nick Wechsler ...  Nick 4 episodes, 2015
Molly Leland ...  Farrah 3 episodes, 2015
Courtney Grosbeck ...  Dani 2 episodes, 2015
Dustin Ybarra ...  DNA guy / ... 2 episodes, 2015
Richard Roundtree ...  Judge Samuel Letts 2 episodes, 2015
Jeff Marlow ...  Aaron Whitley 2 episodes, 2015
Keiana Richàrd ...  Jemma / ... 2 episodes, 2015
Joe Holt ...  Agent Cook 2 episodes, 2015
Jacquie Barnbrook ...  TSA Agent / ... 2 episodes, 2015
Keesha Sharp ...  Maya 2 episodes, 2015
Adam Ryan Rennie ...  Prez 2 episodes, 2015
Chasty Ballesteros ...  Alexa / ... 2 episodes, 2015
Afsheen Olyaie ...  Chicago Pedestrian / ... 2 episodes, 2015
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From the executive producers of The Blacklist comes a new edge-of-your-seat Las Vegas thrill ride starring Wesley Snipes and Philip Winchester. Running a high-stakes game of life and death, pit boss Mr. Johnson enlists Alex Kane, a former military man, to race against the clock to stop unthinkable crimes. Place your bets.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 September 2015 (USA) See more »

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Igrač See more »

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16:9 HD
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Nick Wechsler (Nick) has previously worked with KaDee Strickland's (Special Agent Rose Nolan) husband, Jason Behr in the TV show 'Roswell'. They played Kyle Valenti and Max Evans respectively. See more »

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Good action, too far fetched
25 September 2015 | by reg606See all my reviews

I had high hopes for The Player and like Philip Winchester in Strike Back. There aren't a lot of action shows any more and this looked like it could be really good.

The premise and implementation, too be honest, are beyond unbelievable. I mean, a good script and acting can make you believe there really are zombies, this just seemed fake.

I will watch a few more episodes, but I can't see this show lasting. To be honest, I am surprised it ever made it on the air. That being said, the action was good and the acting was pretty good. The plot line and writing brought it down.


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