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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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Series cast summary:
...  Alex Kane 9 episodes, 2015
...  Detective Cal Brown 9 episodes, 2015
...  Mr. Johnson 9 episodes, 2015
...  Cassandra King / ... 9 episodes, 2015
...  Ginny 6 episodes, 2015
...  Special Agent Rose Nolan 4 episodes, 2015
...  Nick 4 episodes, 2015
...  Farrah 3 episodes, 2015
...  Dani 2 episodes, 2015
...  DNA guy / ... 2 episodes, 2015
...  Judge Samuel Letts 2 episodes, 2015
...  Aaron Whitley 2 episodes, 2015
...  Jemma / ... 2 episodes, 2015
...  Agent Cook 2 episodes, 2015
...  TSA Agent / ... 2 episodes, 2015
...  Maya 2 episodes, 2015
...  Prez 2 episodes, 2015
...  Alexa / ... 2 episodes, 2015
...  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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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 See 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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