Will Smith interprets Nicky, a professional con man who decides to help a young novice in the world of crime named Jess. She seeks to get closer in the relationship with Nicky and after spending some time together they begin to fall in love and start a romantic relationship. He dedicates himself to teaching her tricks so that she learns better how to swindle and steal. But when he least expects it, Nicky suddenly breaks off the relationship. The reason is that a woman from his past is back in his life, she reappears in Buenos Aires at a race track where the stakes are very high but she will try to ruin Nicky's plans and take advantage of his side as a swindler.