Synopsis: A thriller set against the dark backdrop of London's gambling world. Clive Owen is Jack Manfred, an aspiring writer, forced to take a job as a croupier to make ends meet. The job gradually takes over his life, affecting his relationship with lover Marion (Gina McKee). Jack is approached by Jani (Alex Kingston), a gambler who is down on her luck, to be the inside man during a heist at the casino where he works. Jack carefully considers the odds; it all looks so simple, but even a professional like Jack cannot anticipate what the final turn of the wheel will bring...