The Player season 1
The main character Alex Kane is a former intelligence agent. He is agile, strong and intelligent. Obtaining a position of a secret agent, he gets in difficult situations and dangerous scrapes many times, but Alex always gets away with it. He enjoys his work, which gives him the next dose of adrenaline every day. Everything changes after a terrible tragedy, he loses his wife. After this event Alex retires from his job and infiltrates a secret organization, which an ordinary casino covers. This is where the main character faces serious problems. After all, powerful and incredibly rich players place unusual bets, they put their money on people's lives, like playing roulette. They are owners of a sophisticated program that predicts the likelihood of future offenses. At some point of time, Alex becomes a part of the game. He'll need all the skills which he has acquired over the years in the intelligence service. He has to win, because the lives of innocent people are at stake. There is his own life at stake, because the player cannot just leave the game...
The Player season 1 episodes list:
Special op turned security expert, Alex Kane, is unable to catch his ex-wife Ginny's murderer. In searching for justice Kane crosses paths with a shadowy organization, called the House, led by Mr. Johnson and Cassandra King. Kane reluctantly joins forces with the elite organization whose members bet on whether he can stop future crimes.
Alex Kane is sent to stop a diamond heist and runs into an old colleague that wants information. Mr. Johnson and Cassandra King intervene and threaten to call off the bets. Finally, Kane attends Ginny's funeral and uncovers some shocking evidence about her murder.
Alex enlists a friend to investigate Ginny's murder even further, but Mr. Johnson intervenes. Meanwhile, Kane and Cassandra head to the city of angels to stop a sniper from executing a drug cartel's plan for revenge. Detective Brown assists the FBI in an investigation regarding missing ex-special ops in Vegas.
Detective Brown uncovers the truth about a hit man and in turn arrests Alex's client. Alex continues to look for clues regarding Ginny's murder with the help of Mr. Johnson, but Cassandra is one step ahead of them with her own agenda.
Savvy student Solomon 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 can get to him first to keep him safe. Meanwhile, Mr. Johnson 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 whereabouts.
After discovering some unnerving news, the House bets on whether Alex Kane can stop a serial killer from striking before Halloween. Meanwhile, Det. Brown is hot on Cassandra's tail and Mr. Johnson intervenes.
Alex Kane attempts to stop an enraged father from avenging his family's troubles. Cassandra discovers the location of the next attack and sends Kane to intercept. Meanwhile, Mr. Johnson has ulterior motives for traveling to Chicago.
After an attack on a truckload of drugs and cash, the House sends Alex Kane to stop the violence between the gangs. Mr. Johnson has a conversation with Cassandra about her priorities. Meanwhile, Agent Rose Nolan is in hot pursuit of the truth about the House.
Alex receives a major clue about Ginny's disappearance and teams up with Cassandra to make sure that his next assignment might actually lead him to his ex-wife. Knowing that Mr. Johnson can't be trusted, they know that they have a limited time before he might sabotage this mission. Meanwhile agents Cal Brown and Rose Nolan make a major breakthrough and are able to identify someone who works for the house.
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