S2, E3

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Original Air Date: Mar 5, 2017

Axe considers buying an NFL franchise, and finds a new ally. Chuck begins a last ditch case against a banking titan by developing a low-level informant. Meanwhile, Wendy makes a controversial appearance at the Alpha Cup Charity Poker Tournament by accompanying Axe's competitor as his performance coach. Lara launches her new business.

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2 Seasons, 18 Episodes

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    Bobby 'Axe' Axelrod uses his considerable resources to exact revenge on U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades. Axe's move sends Chuck reeling as he finds himself under investigation, forced to scramble to hang on to his office and his family.

    Season 2
  • Season 1

    Brilliant hedge fund titan Bobby "Axe" Axelrod and brash U.S. District Attorney Chuck Rhoades play a dangerous, winner-take-all game of cat and mouse where the stakes run into ten figures.

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