The Royal Gambler

The Royal Gambler


Drama: The Royal Gambler (English title) / Jackpot (literal title)
Revised romanization: Daebak
Hangul: 대박
Director: Nam Gun
Writer: Kwon Soon-Gyu
Network: SBS
Episodes: 24
Release Date: March 28 – June 14, 2016
Runtime: Monday & Tuesday 22:00
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea


Dae-Gil and King Yeongjo enter a match. Dae-Gil bets his life and King Yeongjo bets the entire Kingdom of Joseon on the outcome.

Dae-Gil is the best gambler in the Joseon era. He holds deep resentment inside, but is also cool on the exterior. King Yeongjo is a man who never lower his head without a convincing reason. Meanwhile, Dam-Seo exists solely to take revenge upon king.