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‘The Player’ Season 1, Episode 1

THE PLAYER -- "Pilot" -- Pictured: Wesley Snipes as Johnson -- (Photo by: Gregory Peters/NBC)

The Player season 1, episode 1 airs tonight on NBC.

The series premiere introduces Alex Kane, a security expert who encounters an elite gambling organization called the House which is led by the mysterious Mr. Johnson. Kane joins the group, whose members place bets on whether he can prevent future crimes in hopes that they can assist him in catching his ex-wife’s murderer.

From the executive producers of The Blacklist comes the action-packed Las Vegas-set thriller The Player. The series 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 season 1, episode 1 airs Sept. 24 at 10 p.m EDT on NBC.

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