Aboard the illegal gambling ship, the Espoir, Kaiji has now amassed an additional ten-million yen in debt. Taking his total debt before interest to over thirteen-million yen. With few resources left and less than an hour to win back some funds, the young man's options appear to be running out. Knowing that the endgame is near, panic begins to set. In an effort to even earn himself a lifeline, Kaiji decides to go all-in; betting away all his funds and those of his colleagues. The lives of three men hang in the balance in this deathmatch.
Will the final curtain fall on Kaiji, or will he finally find a reason for hope aboard the Espoir?