Buster, a washed-up boxer fighting to make a comeback must battle his own demons and a drug addiction. Meanwhile, two hustlers turn on each other when each thinks the other has cheated him.
Johnny Payne, a gigolo, charms his way into the hearts---and pocketbooks---of wealthy women; a chimpanzee witnesses its trainer's murder.
Swerdlow, a down-and-out con artist, has a contract put out on himself---then has a change of fortune; Jack, a husband, takes his indifferent family to Vegas for a dream vacation.
Marla, a showgirl, has 24 hours to live; a gambler's bet on the lottery may be his ticket to easy street; Stone, an aging rock star (played by Cheap Trick's Robin Zander) longs for a wild night.
An architect's marriage crumbles when his wife becomes involved in a blackmail scheme; Martin Purdy, a talent-contest winner, enjoys the fast life---for a while.
A model commits suicide, but her manager soon finds a lookalike replacement. Meanwhile, Bobby, a husband, tries to profit from his wife's psychic abilities.
Rose, an alcoholic mother searches for her runaway daughter---aided by Devon, a vampire; Rita, a cop, poses as a hooker to bust potential clients; Reggie James, a stand-up comic, performs before a tough audience---the comedian-turned-gangster whose material he stole.
Mac Nemo, a teen, flees his gang-ridden neighborhood in search of his father (Calvin Levels), a croupier whose underworld dealings have gotten him into hot water; travelers used to a simpler way of life are stranded in Las Vegas, where they try to avoid the near temptation of sin. Rap artist Coolio plays D.J.
Hiram, a dying man, resorts to desperate measures to visit his granddaughter; and the bad luck of Henry, an alcoholic cop, turns around when he finds a ring---and a new love.
After being slain, a casino owner gets a second chance to live; a motorcycle daredevil is having recurring nightmares about a killer that stalks him; and a hit man has suspicions about his new lover.
A wealthy man's abusive ways push his girlfriend and loyal butler to the edge; a gambler (Jay Baker) gets a break from a dealer---for a price; a disfigured woman thinks she's found love at last.
A quarterback (Anthony Smith of the L.A. Raiders) who helped throw a game---thereby injuring his friend---confronts his guilt; a cold-hearted physician and a troubled boy cross paths; a disillusioned actress, Linda Baxter, longs for her childhood innocence.