|Original title||Dongwu shijie|
|Original lang.||Mandarin / English|
|Directed by||Yan Han|
|Written by||Nobuyuki Fukumoto, Yan Han|
Muddling along without any aim, the hero Zheng Kaisi accomplishes nothing and is in debt of several millions because of borrowing money from friends. In order to pay the debt, he boards a ship called "Destiny" to attend a mysterious gambling party at the instigation of someone. Once he wins, his debts can be canceled. The game rule seems very simple. Participants shall take pokers marked with "rock, paper, and scissors" as props for seizing the star sign of the opponent. However, in the face of a group of desperate gamblers, any little flaw can be utilized in the game. Kaisi successively bumps into the principal of the casino, Anderson who hides a dagger behind his smiles, deadbeat magician Zhang Jingkun, friend Li Jun and the person with a scar on his face, who brings diamonds into the casino in private. Kaisi is almost overwhelmed by several traps and schemes as well as constant inversions. The cruel human nature reflected in the game is like the epitome of society. The gambling party is finally a scene of slaughter. Kaisi must survive in the game well-planned by Anderson for the sake of his mother in a vegetative state who relies on him for survival and the childhood sweetheart Liuqing...