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Review

Series : Deep Space Nine Rating : 1
Disc No : 2.3 Episode : 30
First Aired : 2 Jan 1994 Stardate : Unknown
Director : David Livingston Year : 2370
Writers : Jim Trombetta, Michael Piller Season : 2
Guest Cast :
Albert Henderson as Cos
Barbara Bosson as Roana
Chris Sarandon as Martus Mazur
K. Callan as Alsia
Max Grodenchik as Rom
Rosalind Chao as Keiko O'Brien
Moral :
Cheats : Cheats never prosper.
YATI : I don't get why anybody enjoys the "game". All you do is push a button, and it makes a few noises and then either lights up or doesn't. And that's it. There seems to be no continuing aspect where you play from round to round, no rules, nothing. Everyone acts like it's this really intriguing form of gambling, but how is it any different than just flipping a coin? Connect a light to a little random number generator, add a couple of little sounds, and that's this device in a nutshell. I wondered if maybe the device was supposed to be manipulating people's minds to make them think it's interesting when it's obviously not, but that really doesn't seem to be the case.

Plotline

An El-Aurian named Martus causes trouble when he sets up a gambling den on DS9.
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