NBC has released the Official Synopsis of The Player episode “Downtown Odds” (1.08) that will be aired on Thursday, November 12 at 10:00-11:00 PM.
TWO STREET GANGS GO HEAD TO HEAD FORCING KANE TO INTERVENE
After an attack on a truckload of drugs and cash, the House sends Alex Kane (Philip Winchester) to stop the violence between the gangs. Mr. Johnson (Wesley Snipes) has a conversation with Cassandra (Charity Wakefield) about her priorities. Meanwhile, Agent Rose Nolan (guest star Kadee Strickland) is in hot pursuit of the truth about the House.
Damon Gupton stars. Nick Wechsler, Keesha Sharp, Lombardo Boyar, David Castaneda Jr., Anthony Criss, Adam Ryan Rennie, Joe Holt, Paige Hurd and Christopher Heyerdahl guest star.
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.