82% explores the personal costs that face Chris, a first-year university student, as well as those around him, as he becomes more and more focused on his next bet. The intriguing title of this drama refers to a strategy* that the lead character, Chris, believes will help him win. Unfortunately, like many so-called ‘systems,’ it fails him.
*This strategy depends on The Turn which is the turning point of the betting rounds where the price of the bet doubles. Against average players, the best hand on the turn went on to win 82% of the time.