The Gambler [Saxxy Awards 2015 Extended Nomination]

This fictional short tells the backstory of Nick and his gambling past. We were nominated! Thanks to everyone who voted! —CREDITS— — Nic “Hrorek” Ebinger — Lead Animation, Story, Sound Design, Scene Layout, Re-texturing, Lighting, Color Correction, Subscribe! – Dishonored speedruns! — Webb Pickersgill — Story & Creative Director —


Doug Polk buys in to the highest stakes poker tournament ever played online. The buy-in is $102,000 and features players like Jason Mercier, Fedor Holz, Ike Haxton, Igor Kurganov, and Ben Tollerene. This may not be the World Series of Poker Main Event, but it’s definitely one of the sickest