Hello once again to our good friends in Toronto and Montreal! Time for another awesome contest to beat off the winter blahs! Enter for a chance to win a pair of passes to an advance screening of THE GAMBLER, starring Mark Wahlberg, on Monday, December 22nd (7:00 in Toronto, 7:30 in Montreal), courtesy of Dork Shelf and Paramount Pictures!

Jim Bennett (Academy Award®-nominee Mark Wahlberg) is a risk taker.  Both an English professor and a high-stakes gambler, Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster (Michael Kenneth Williams) and offers his own life as collateral.  Always one step ahead, Bennett pits his creditor against the operator of a gambling ring (Alvin Ing) and leaves his dysfunctional relationship with his wealthy mother (Academy Award®-winner Jessica Lange) in his wake.  He plays both sides, immersing himself in an illicit, underground world while garnering the attention of Frank (John Goodman), a loan shark with a paternal interest in Bennett’s future.  As his relationship with a student (Brie Larson) deepens, Bennett must take the ultimate risk for a second chance…


Gambler One SheetThe Gambler opens in Canada on December 25th but here’s how you can see it first! Simply email [email protected] with THE GAMBLER and YOUR CITY in the subject line. Please only one email entry per household. Multiple entries will be deleted. For additional chances to win, simply like the contest announcement on our Facebook page and/or re-Tweet the announcement from our Twitter! Deadline for entries is 11:59pm on Thursday, December 18th.

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