Casino Jack


  • Released: 2010
    • Length: 02:07
    • Plays: ???
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The trailer for Bagman also known as Casino Jack. Lobbyists are known for being slick, charismatic, fast-talking schemers. But none are good as Jack Abramoff (Kevin Spacey). There s nothing he won t do to take care of his gorgeous wife Pam (Kelly Preston) and their beautiful kids. Pam joins Jack s dad Frank in telling Jack to slow down, to be more careful. But they don t get it: Jack s a hustler. Of course Jack can t do it all on his own. His prot g , Michael Scanlon (Barry Pepper) carries some of the workload. Scanlon s young, he likes to party, and he loves money more than Jack does. Scanlon works hard to keep his spoiled fianc e Emily (Rachelle LeFevre) happy. Their business model is simple. They bribe, they coerce, and they make promises they never intend to keep -- and in the end, they always come out on top. They rule Washington DC, control Senators & Congressmen, and influence key decisions of the most powerful country in the World. Take their latest moneymaking scheme: SunCruz, a line of gambling boats run by Gus Boulis, a Greek business man with mob ties. Jack wants to buy Gus out. Gus says no. End of story, right? Wrong. Jack calls in a favor or two, and soon Gus finds himself in the middle of a Senate investigation! Meanwhile, Scanlon works with several Indian tribes, helping them to get casinos built on tribal lands. Abramoff s dealings with the tribes began as a legitimate business relationship an example of what lobbyists can do to grease the wheels of democracy. But that was years ago, and now it s a relationship built on distrust and deceit. Abramoff and Scanlon fleece the tribes for their money, and over bill them for their work. Of course all of this is done right under the nose of Senators and Congressmen people of power and influence who turn the other way because Jack s raises political capital for them. It all comes crashing down when Jack s sleazy friend Adam Kidan (Jon Lovitz) gets involved in the SunCruz deal. Pam warns Jack that Kid

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