The stresses of being a Foreman working in a power plant and then being summoned to jury duty are the challenges that Frisco Lord confronts. He carries the guilt of suspending his longtime friend, Phil "The Flamingo" Luciano, who is later found dead of an alleged suicide. A bank robbery leads to a trial that sparks Frisco Lord into revealing the truth behind The Flamingo's death by unmasking the deep secrets that lie within the vault of the Ridotto Club and a circle of addicted gamblers who long to finally win their lottery.
Frisco Lord becomes disillusioned in the justice system when corruption in the courtroom blatantly rears its ugly head and he had no other choice but to become a vigilante and expose the truth. Read about the fight of one concerned citizen to continue his belief in "crime doesn't pay".