Deal is a film about a student Alex Stillman, who wishes to become a professional poker player till one day his dream does come true while playing a PokerStars satellite which gets him his entry into the first event of his poker career.
Deal features a bunch of poker professionals including members of Team PokerStars. Shannon Elizabeth plays the role of Alex's girlfriend with Burt Reynolds as his poker coach.
While moving his way up in the poker scene Bret Harrison (The Reaper) discovers ex poker legend Burt Reynolds who notices Alex's skill and provides the funding of his bankroll. Things start to fall apart when Burt Reynolds sees that Alex begins to lose focus on his poker career when entering into a relationship with Shannon Elizabeth.
Bret Harrison later finds himself up against Burt Reynolds at the final table of the World Poker Tour main event.
Deal features many cameo roles of several poker professionals.
- Burt Reynolds as Tommy Vinson
- Bret Harrison as Alex Stillman (The Reaper)
- Shannon Elizabeth as Michelle
- Maria Mason as Helen Vinson
- Gary Grubbs as Mr Stillman
- Caroline McKinley as Mrs Stillman
- Charles Durning as Charlie Adler
- Brandon Olive as Ben Thomas
- Jennifer Tilly as Karen 'Razor' Jones
- Jon Eyez as Mike 'Double Diamond' Jackson
- J.D. Evermore as Tex Button
- Michael Sexton as Himself
- Vincent Van Patten as Himself
- Phil Laak as Himself
- Antonio Esfandiari as Himself
- James Wood aka Shark
Joe Hachem and Greg Raymer play the role as commentators for the event.
Rated PG-13 for bad language, sex and drugs.
Deal Released Date: 25th April 2009
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