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7Flix  |  March 3, 2017

Inspired by a true story, a MIT math whiz struggling to afford his tuition is recruited by a teacher to join a specialized team of card counters that head to Vegas each weekend to beat the casinos. While seduced by money and the lavish lifestyle, the stakes are high and their tables of cards may soon come crashing down.

Inspired by a true story, a MIT math whiz struggling to afford his tuition is recruited by a teacher to join a specialized team of card counters that head to Vegas each weekend to beat the casinos. While seduced by money and the lavish lifestyle, the stakes are high and their tables of cards may soon come crashing down.

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