The film was finally released by one of the best-known poker channels on TV, after several years of preparation. This is a self-written film set in Las Vegas, which tells all the vicissitudes related to the game and will be a sensation among game lovers and crazy bets.
The American actor and commentator of the World Poker Tour, Vince Van Patten, is the author of this film about poker that is not limited only to the sensation of the game, but goes beyond. 7 Days to Vegas chronicles life inside the casinos, bets and traps of scammers that roam the gambling halls.
The film was written in two hands by Van Patten, who also stars in the film, by embodying a Hollywood player named Duke Madson, and by the writer and producer, Steve Alper. The inveterate player who is accustomed to big bets, challenges his own luck.
It is based on a true story, a crazy prop of props during a poker game in a casino. After a dispute with a director, Duke Madson plays his chips until he comes to face a bet too risky: embark on a walk from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in just one week.
With an elegant suit and a company backpack, Madson embarks on his journey. In the film and sitting around the poker table are celebrities of the game and Hollywood as Mike Sexton, Phil Laak, Jennifer Tilly and Antonio Esfandiari in terms of poker and the stars of television and cinema Don Stark, Ross McCall, and John O’Hurley.
If the spectator has ever played poker, will be able to fully understand what is happening in the game; but if only are a fan of films full of emotion that has enjoyed productions such as The Hangover and The Sting, you will also enjoy it.
The premiere of this comedy was attended by great game figures such as Todd Brunson, who praised the quality of the movie in a trill through Twitter. Another one who was delighted with the film was the poker commentator, Ali Nejad, who met Phil Hellmuth and other famous poker players during the premiere.
The criticism has been favorable and says that the film was enjoyed by poker fans but also by other people outside the game. 7 Days to Vegas is available on all digital platforms to be enjoyed with family or friends.