Director Shen Ao puts a fast-paced spin on a topical issue to create cinematic success. Within two weeks of its release, No More Bets had leaped ahead of the competition and pulled in more than 2.6 billion yuan (US$355 million) at the box office in China.
The story follows a computer programmer (Lay Zhang) and a model (Gina Jin) who are tricked into going abroad for good jobs. But things take a bad turn when they are forced into online fraud by a ruthless gang.
The plot also tells the story of university graduate Tian, played by Wang Dalu, who takes his life after falling prey to online gambling.
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