In a routine raid on a backroom poker game, a Detective is shot. The old Sergeant in charge of the raid was Kingís Training Officer and the wife of the critically wounded cop was Dannyís girlfriend. Things get remarkably more challenging for King when all the witnesses at the game dummy up. In this coke-fueled, high rolling, no-limit underworld, the MCTF team must figure out who is covering for whom and why. King has another gambling problem closer to home ñ a loan sharkís debt book shows Danny is still laying bets.