Hulu has dropped the official Big Bet trailer for its latest crime drama series. It is set around the largest casino in the Philippines involving a crime lord and a South Korean cop, respectively portrayed by Choi Min-sik of Oldboy fame and Sense8 actor Son Suk-ku.
The video shows a casino mogul who flees to another country in an attempt to escape tax investigations. There, he once again runs a casino empire where he’s now able to manipulate politicians and other powerful people in power into doing his bidding. However, his business gets interrupted when he becomes a suspect in a murder case, leading him to be hunted down by a South Korean cop who has been dispatched to the Philippines.
Big Bet is directed by Kang Yoon-sung. It stars Choi Min-sik (I Saw the Devil), Son Suk-ku (My Liberation Notes), Lee Dong-hwi (Extreme Job), Heo Sung-tae (Squid Game), Kim Joo-ryoung (Squid Game), Kim Roi-ha (Memories of Murder), Jin Seon-kyu (The Outlaws) and more.
“Cha Moosik runs a casino bar, only to flee to the Philippines due to a crackdown by the National Tax Service,” reads the synopsis. “He launches a full-fledged casino business, and strategizes winning over the political and business circles in the Philippines. However, he is suddenly framed as a suspect in Min Seokjun’s death, and is tracked by Oh Seunghoon of the Korean Desk. Betrayal is rampant in the presence of money. Who will be the last person standing?”
The series is now available for streaming on Hulu.