Action

Action

  • 2019
  • 1 Season
  • 7.7  (103)

This four-part docu-series explores the legalization of sports gambling and its evolving impact on the gambling community as the industry navigates a landmark Supreme Court ruling that lifted the ban on sports betting. It chronicles the lives of professional gamblers, bookies and oddsmakers throughout the 2018 NFL season. The character-driven narrative delivers intimate access to a diverse cross-section of participants in the industry and documents the effects of legalization through their eyes.

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104
4. 104
April 14, 2019
Wagers are placed on Super Bowl LIII, the biggest gambling day of the year.
103
3. 103
April 7, 2019
The future of sports gambling and the explosion of daily fantasy are explored. As the 2018 NFL Playoffs kick off, professional gamblers, handicappers, polarizing consultants and daily fantasy players are chronicled as they make their picks during the busiest gambling period of the year. The ability of sharps to move lines at sports books and the emergence of in-game wagering and gambling on mobile devices are also explored.
102
2. 102
March 31, 2019
Various players are introduced to legalized sports betting.
101
1. 101
March 24, 2019
Following a landmark 2018 court ruling to lift the ban on sports betting, Episode 1 introduces a diverse cross-section of the gambling community and explores the evolving impact legalization will have on the industry. Professional gamblers, oddsmakers, handicappers, polarizing consultants and more are chronicled throughout the 2018 NFL season, peeling back the curtain on a once taboo industry during its most critical juncture.
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This four-part docu-series explores the legalization of sports gambling and its evolving impact on the gambling community as the industry navigates a landmark Supreme Court ruling that lifted the ban on sports betting. It chronicles the lives of professional gamblers, bookies and oddsmakers throughout the 2018 NFL season. The character-driven narrative delivers intimate access to a diverse cross-section of participants in the industry and documents the effects of legalization through their eyes.Action is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (4 episodes). The series first aired on March 24, 2019.

Where to Watch Action

Action is available for streaming on the Showtime website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Action on demand at Hulu, Apple TV, Showtime and Showtime Anytime.

  • Premiere Date
    March 24, 2019
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (103)