When a routine money drop goes awry, Big Jim Cartoni decides to do the unthinkable: get out of the mob. Acting on his dream of opening his own club and going legit, he`s foiled at every turn by lifelong nemesis, Joey Moran, all the while hoping his boss doesn`t find out about the club until it`s a success. With the city of Chicago as its" backdrop, follow the story of one man who tries to beat the odds without ever having to fix the numbers.