Synopsis: Chancer John lives for playing the odds - and he's always willing to take a calculated risk. But when he meets the mysterious and beautiful female bookie Stan, he discovers there's much more to gambling than just greyhounds and horses. Lured by her huge payoffs, John finds himself sucked into a surreal and dangerous world ruled by money, power and control. The question is how far will John go for the ultimate last big win?
Genre: Drama, Thriller
86 min

Why are you

doing this to us?

I'm not gonna kill him.

I can't!

Some people are casual gamblers.

They just enjoy

the occasional flutter.

For me, it's about

playing the odds,

taking a calculated risk.


It lives.


I take it

we didn't win.

If we'd have won,

I would've woke you.

So who won?

Magnetic Moll.

Top of the head,

nine to four.

Well, let's hope you have

some better luck tonight.

- It's not luck. It's a science.

- Whatever you say, dear.

Oh, f***in' hell!

What's wrong?

What have you done?

I feel

I've cracked a tooth.

Well, you shouldn't

read and eat, should you?

Can we sue 'em?

There's a disclaimer

on the box,

and the apple's blue

to stop idiots eating it.

Got a new client the other day. He's

a dentist. You should go and see him.

- You know I hate going to the dentist.

- Stop moaning. Just go see him.

I'll call you later.

All right?

All right.


37 AM. I've got bets

on dogs across the country.

Southern Terry, Here Today, Contact

Man, Baron Dom and Magic Christian,

all to win.

10. Fourth, third,

sixth and second.

Down another 250. Tooth feels

like it's been split in half.

One last chance.

15. Photo finish.


What I need now

is a good tip.

This way,

Mr. Marlowe.


First time's a charm.

Nancy, would you

prepare the GIC?


I don't think that should

take too much to fix.

You into dog racing then?

As a matter of fact, I am. Why?

You a greyhound man yourself?

Yeah, I, uh, enjoy the occasional

flutter every now and then.

Well, I have two passions

in my life...

dentistry and dogs.

Or canines and canines.

So to speak.


No, my practice

affords us...

a small but, if I may say so,

successful kennel.

You can always

tell our dogs because...

we've named them after teeth.

We have The Incisor.

We have Lower Molar.

Come to think of it, we have

a young b*tch running tonight...

named after

the very tooth you damaged...

Upper Wisdom.


- She worth a go then?

- I'd say. Go ahead and rinse.

She's drawn

the inside.


catch her.

And there it was.

A tip straight from

the dentist's mouth.

How could I possibly

ignore that?

All right, John. Thanks, mate.

There's only one place you can

make the most of a good tip.

That's the track. That's where

you'll find the serious money.

All right, John?

Evenin', fellas.

All right, John? Terry.

All right.

What you reckon?

No, mate, it's a mutt. No stamina

over that distance. Fair enough.

Whereas that is a much better

dog than they're letting on.

In fact, I'm gonna have

a piece of that. Nice one.

All right, Zaf, mate. What you

doin' on the five dog in the 8:30?

I'll do you six to four. Yeah, go on.

There you go.

Thanks, mate.

You all right, John? Usual? Yeah.

Busy night, innit? Yeah.

Can't complain, mate.

Adrian's upstairs.


you're all right.

Yes, mate?

Told ya.

Yeah. Cheers, mate.

"Friends and relatives in the world of show

biz were shocked and distressed yesterday... "

Don't start.

"by the sudden death of the comedian

Hank Hardy, who passed away on Tuesday. "

Hank Hardy.

You're f***ing kidding me.

Basic rule of having a death

pool... never choose the pope.

It's a novice's mistake,


I'm surprised at you.

Well, you're not getting paid

now. All my money's tied up.


Well, shall we

adjourn to the track?

Form please, Wagner!

In the 7:

dog six is the favorite.

He's not very good in the wet.

There's gonna be five dogs.

This race is classed

as a grade-A4 race.

If you look at the form,

he's doing way better...

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