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Las Vegas Gambit 

Gambit (original title)
Game show based on blackjack using giant playing cards.
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1981   1980   1976   1972  

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Wink Martindale ...  Himself - Host 4 episodes, 1972-1981
Kenny Williams Kenny Williams ...  Himself - Announcer 4 episodes, 1972-1981
Elaine Stewart ...  Herself - Card Dealer 2 episodes, 1972-1976
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Storyline

Wink Martindale originally hosted this game show involving giant playing cards which pitted two married couples in a game of blackjack. The first couple to answer a question asked by Wink had the opportunity to take a card or pass it to their opponents. Each team had to get as close as they could to 21 without going over. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

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Taglines:

A Game of Skill, Fate & Fortune.

Genres:

Family | Game-Show

Certificate:

TV-G
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 September 1972 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Las Vegas Gambit See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(910 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Connections

Featured in Betrayed Teens (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

Gambit Open Theme
Written and Performed by the Mort Garson Orchestra from 1972 to 1976
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THE GAMBIT BOARD & LAS VEGAS GAMBIT's Big NUMBERS.
17 October 2019 | by benhallums12019See all my reviews

1972-1976 (THE GAMBIT BOARD:) 21 Flip Cards numbered from "1" to "21" and Each & Everyone of these 21 Flip Cards has traditional prize with announce prize value of it's own price in U.S, Dollars (US$) among the 1972-1976 Standards of "GAMBIT" on CBS-TV for 5 Seasons and certain situation is making 21 to these flip cards among with traditional regular playing cards to helping the winning couple all cash & prizes plus (+) A New Car among the car's different model by it's own maker (e.g.: FORD) when they make 21 to collect "The Gambit Jackpot" Worth $500+ and also everything and an new car.

THE FEATURES:

Valuable Suit Cards at $500 (Each Card is A Spade, Heart, Diamond or Club to be added.)

50 to 500 Times The Card's Value Rank (Joker $1 to Ace $11 times the value on the card in cash.)

Double 21 New Year's Present (For New Year's when the winning couple wins 21 twice to collect Double times 52-53 (Leap Year) to the annuity mature of $500 X 42 = $21,000.)

Have A Nice Day Smile $100 (Considerate The Decade as GAMBIT on CBS-TV from 1972 to 1976.)

SWAP (1 PRIZE) (The Winning Couple must swap 1 Single Prize at a time to the new flip card.)

CA$H POT (The Little Gambit Jackpot) ($250+25 Starts early in Season 1 and the rest to it's cancellation time in 1976, It Double to $500+50 when it called discovery to this feature. )

BEAT THE DEALER: THE WINNING COUPLE Vs. WINK MARTINDALE Facing Dealer Elaine Stewart to Give Blackjack 21 to 1 of Them in A Traditional of Normal Blackjack 21 to Bust, Beaten or Saved.


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