Gable is a big-shot gambler running an honest casino, a noble dice-roller who, in the words of one of his employees, "is a nut for human dignity." Ethical and decent (not your average crap-shooter), Gable is innocently perplexed at the disdain shown for his chosen career by his estranged
wife, Smith, and disaffected son, Hickman. One evening Gable stakes venerable MGM character actor Stone, a down-and-out gambler, to $500, which he promptly loses at Gable's tables. Stone then tries to commit suicide, but is prevented from blowing away his gray head by Gable. Meanwhile Gable's
spineless brother-in-law, Corey, has been blackmailed into allowing two crooks to shoot lo...