NBC has released the Official Synopsis of The Player episode “House Rules” (1.05) that will be aired on Thursday, October 22 at 10:00-11:00 PM.
THE PENTAGON GETS HACKED AND THE HOUSE BETS
Savvy student Solomon (guest star Nik Dodani) attempts to hack the Pentagon and ends up simultaneously being chased by the Chinese government and the House. The bets are in on whether Alex Kane (Philip Winchester) can get to him first to keep him safe. Meanwhile, Mr. Johnson (Wesley Snipes) is encountering issues of his own with an old friend and is forced to take drastic measures. Also, new discoveries are made about Ginny’s (guest star Daisy Betts) whereabouts.
Also starring Charity Wakefield and Damon Gupton. Guest-starring Kenny Leu, Ramon De Ocampo, Will Yun Lee, Ping Wu, Jonno Roberts, Duncan Bravo, Austin Chase and John O’Brien.
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.