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This Is Your JobRichie Furst: "You let me walk right into it, Ivan."
Ivan Block: "This is your job. You want a clear conscience, go start a charity. But if you want your own island and your boss says you gotta go out there and take a beating, you go out there, take it and come back to work and say, 'do you need me to do it again?'"
Upset after he was ambushed on the job, Richie sees an explanation from Ivan. Ivan however sees it as a choice. Richie can go do something more flowery or he can stay here and work for his take.
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Gamble for Tuition MoneyCollege student: "Is your plan to gamble for your tuition money?"
Richie Furst: "It must be really nice to have your education paid for… I've been three-tabling… Statistically it's the right play… This is the one you wait for."
College student: "Maybe he was waiting for you."
Richie shows off with his classmates as he plays poker online for big bucks. He knows he's about to win big then he unexpectedly busts out. This leaves Richie broke, in debt and in a lot of trouble.
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Taking a Shot at a Real BusinessRichie Furst: "Richie Furst"
Ivan Block: "Welcome aboard. This is the House. I never in a million years thought I'd have something like this."
Richie Furst: "Why the House?"
Ivan Block: "The house always wins, which is why we don't have to cheat people."
Richie Furst: "But the math is right. Am I missing something?"
Ivan Block: "No, no, you didn't miss anything. We missed something. I'm very grateful. I am nothing if not world class at showing my gratitude so your account has been credited with the amount that you lost."
Richie Furst: "I don't know what to say. Thank you"
Ivan Block: "Well listen. I put a little something extra in here for your troubles. That will get you through your masters. I think that ends our business here.Unless of course you feel like sticking around and taking a shot at a real business, guaranteed seven figures in the first 18 months, guaranteed eight figures in the first three years. What do you say? Is it Newark or you stick around here with me?"
Richie Furst: "What do you think?"
Upon meeting Ivan, the head of the online poker site, Richie is surprised at the kindness he receives. He got more than expected, plus an offer he can't refuse.
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Are You Doing Something Wrong?Ivan Block: "Just ask yourself, are you doing something wrong?"
Richie Furst: "Are we? Why is the FBI all over me?"
Ivan Block: "He's jealous. He sees what you have. He sees what you're gonna have and he's plugging away for chump change."
After his scare with the FBI, Richie confronts Ivan about what they are really doing. Ivan brushes it off as nothing, calling the FBI agent jealous.
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I Was InRichie Furst: "I was in. He gave me the run of the place, got a look at how the sausage is made, even let me bring in my own people. He needed some Princeton math so I gave it to him. $30 billion and I was there to make sure we got our piece."
Richie gives an overview of his new lifestyle. He has the brains to bring in the big bucks and his opportunities for success have never been bigger.
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