NBC has released the Official Synopsis of The Player episode “Ante Up” (1.02) that will be aired on Thursday, October 1 at 10:00-11:00 PM.

OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

THE BETS ARE IN AND THE CRIMES BEGIN

Alex Kane (Philip Winchester) is sent to stop a diamond heist and runs into an old colleague that wants information.
Mr. Johnson (Wesley Snipes) and Cassandra King (Charity Wakefield) intervene and threaten to call off the bets. Finally, Kane attends Ginny’s (Daisy Betts) funeral and uncovers some shocking evidence about her murder.

Also starring- Damon Gupton.

 

In The Player, co-stars Wesley Snipes as the pit boss and Charity Wakefield as the dealer for a high-stakes game, where an organization of wealthy individuals gamble on the ability of former military operative turned security expert Philip Winchester to stop some of the biggest crimes imaginable from playing out. Can he take them down from the inside and get revenge for the death of his wife, or is it true what they say: The house always wins.

The Player is a production of Sony Pictures Television, Davis Entertainment and Kung Fu Monkey for NBC, with executive producers John Rogers, john Fox and Bharat Nalluri.