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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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Never bet against him


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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

24 September 2015 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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Cassandra King provides valuable intel about forthcoming situations. In Greek mythology, Cassandra is also the name of a woman who could see the future. However, in the myth, she was cursed by god Apollo, so that no one would ever believe her prophecies again and therefore she could never prevent the tragedies she'd see. See more »

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Enjoyment without the need to concentrate
28 September 2015 | by simon-05376See all my reviews

I watched this last night with the Mrs, she really isn't into hi-tech x-cop tries putting world to right TV shows but this she even said was good, that is a big plus. Let's face it, if you love geeky and plenty of car action then this has it all, plus the graphics are really good, the blond is also worth watching! Reading the reviews as I do, I think you are over watching looking for perfection, the fact the critics gave this a bench mark of 7 is quite high for this type of TV shows. As I say, I'd give this a chance, but then I liked the new Knight Rider and that was axed after first series, yet, series like Law & Order go on for decades. Lets just say, The Player was to me, amusing with a twist.


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