Runner Runner is a movie stars Justin Timberlake and Ben Affleck. Richie Furst (Timberlake), is a Princeton student who needs to raise $60,000 to cover his tuition expenses. To do this, he decides to start playing online poker and starts to become successful but eventually is cheated out of his tuition money by playing online poker.
Ritchie fishes out the truth about the website, that it is run outside the United States’ jurisdiction and decides to travel to Costa Rica, in hopes of finding the guy who stole his money and try to get his money back by confronting the site’s corrupt owner, Ivan Block (Affleck), a tycoon who sees potential in Ritchie and lures him into becoming his protégé and right-hand man.
Ritchie learns the dirty truth about his Block and and finds himself stuck in a bad place, between the FBI and the dangerous Block.
Runner Runner opens in U.S. theaters on September 27th, 2013.