Welcome to the Montecito Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, where you can do anything you want... but Ed Deline and his crack surveillance team will be watching. Just remember, what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas...
Ed and Danny are still after Delinda's kidnappers. Mike and Sam are dealing with a Buddist Monk who seems to be winning too much. Mary is trying to help out wherever there is not enough personnel due to the flu epidemic.
The casino has reopened. Ed and Mike work on a case of counterfeit casino chips. Per his accountant's suggestion, Danny must sell his father's house. Later, Danny's accountant is part of a poker game where one of the players is a man who robs one of the casino's guests. Monica Mancuso, the new owner, wants a dealer to be fired because he keeps dealing winning hands to the players.
Danny and Ed uncover a car thief, and Ed's cousin, Donny, meets the woman of his dreams at the roulette wheel and decides to get married immediately. Delinda ends things with Danny and decides to get a job.
Danny is with blackjack player Gabe Labrador who's wearing a wig and counting cards. The man doesn't want to stop playing and claims he must win big to pay off the men who kidnapped his daughter. Ed, Mike, Danny and a cop from Metro work on the case even though they aren't sure Gabe is telling the truth. Mary seems to still be helping Danny taking care of his dad's stuff. She is still dating Jake. A player who won a lot of money wants to give it back, but then wants it back, then wants to give it again, etc. Sam and Woody (from "Crossing Jordan") are getting very well acquainted... (Luck Be a Lady (1) aired on Crossing Jordan, season 5, episode 2.)Watch Now:iTunes
Nicole one of Ed's former employees comes to the Montecito for her first wedding anniversary with her husband Ollie. Ed becomes suspicious of him and makes Mike and Danny watch him. Also Mary and Sam start fighting as they can't decide which guests are more important to get "OK GO'S" tickets.
A televised national poker tour comes to the Montecito. At the same time, Casey, not knowing what APAC means, lets the Porn industry host a convention at the Montecito. Additionally, to make up for this bad publicity, Casey orders a commercial to be done at the Montecito, with Ed as the face of the casino.
Delinda wants Danny and the casino staff to be more environmentally friendly.
In the third season premiere, Ed's got major problems as the revamped Montecito struggles to finish work in time to re-open on new boss' Monica Mancuso's (Lara Flynn Boyle) schedule as he also tries to lure back Danny and his former staff to prevent a suspected "smash-and-grab" heist that has hit other casinos. But convincing Danny and the gang proves to be difficult since each has his or her reasons for leaving, and what's more, Ed suspects two construction hard-hats are planning an inside robbery once the Montecito's doors swing open again amid much fanfare.
When a "whale" blows town while owing the Montecito almost $5 million, Ed has 36 hours to find the missing trust-fund baby and force him to make good on the debt. However, when the AWOL gambler turns up at the Montecito's sister resort in New Orleans, Danny, Sam and Ed hop a plane to "The Big Easy" to track their fugitive player. Elsewhere, Mary attempts to control an unruly clan of farmers in town to celebrate their family reunion and recent Powerball jackpot, while Mike takes on the daunting task of coordinating the "World's Largest Wet T-shirt Contest."
Sam continues therapy with her psychiatrist, which includes working on her social skills. Cooper wants to fill the vacant position of President of Operations, so Mike and Danny both apply for it.
Cooper sends Mike and Danny to Wyoming to buy a horse for his ranch.
Pete Skinner seems to have a perfect winning streak while betting on horses, which makes Danny and Mike suspicious.
Two of Cooper's billionaire friends come to the Montecito for a visit and a poker game. Cooper decides to shadow Sam to better understand her work only to scare off one of her clients. Piper tries to scare everyone with her variety of Halloween costumes.
When one of the Montecito's guests wins big, his wallet is snatched before he can indulge in his winnings, forcing Danny , Sam and Ed to search the premises for the thieves. When the wallet is graciously returned, Danny and Sam give the Good Samaritan a priceless reward. Elsewhere, there is a suspicious machine on the floor with an unusually high payout pattern, and it's up to the Montecito's security team to figure out if it's a defective machine or a strategically deceiving guest. Meanwhile, Ed's thoughts are preoccupied with jealousy and suspicion when he finds out that Jillian (Cheryl Ladd) has been hanging out with the artist playing at the Montecito, Marc McGrath (as himself) and an overzealous agent pesters Mary trying to get her talent-less client a gig at the Montecito.
When an ex-Marine turned local politician is embroiled in a sordid scandal with a 16-year-old runaway, Danny (Josh Duhamel) vows to clear his comrade's name, but he soon learns that people aren't always as they appear when an even seedier truth is revealed. Elsewhere, a seemingly average Joe is willing to risk his mundane existence for one shot at living large. Meanwhile, Ed (James Caan) discovers a potential nexus between Sam (Vanessa Marcil) and a major drug distribution ring.
Falling in love with a new temporary Montecito employee known only as "Bob the floater" (guest star Christian Kane), Nessa begins pressing her new mystery man for more personal details. However, when she discovers that her new beau is actually suffering from amnesia and walked into the hotel several days again hoping to jar his memory, Nessa turns to Ed in the hopes of uncovering the truth about Bob. Meanwhile, a guest's discovery of a revealing picture of her undressing in a hotel cabana on the internet, sends Danny on the hunt for a peeping camera man whose lens has also captured a revealing side of Delinda. Sam's war of words with a world-champion eater prompts her to enter an eating contest, enlisting Mike as her trainer.
Sam gets involved with a drug cartel when she learns that one of her clients is illegally laundering drug money through the Montecito. When Ed finds out, Sam agrees to help the FBI capture several key members of the cartel to help put an end to them. Meanwhile, Mike is convinced that he has met the woman of his dreams, and does everything in his power to persuade her to date him. Elsewhere, Delinda meets and falls for Cody Barnes (Michael Lowry), a handsome Rodeo champion.
Sam has to jet off across the country in search of replacement lobsters when a truckload he purchased for a very important wedding, is stolen. Danny and Mike play detectives to determine the motive and culprit behind the theft. Meanwhile, Delinda's childhood boyfriend Jay (guest star Geoff Stults), shows up with news that he's dying of cancer- and of his final wish to sleep with her. Elsewhere, Mary books Michael Buble (guest starring as himself) to sing for the wedding; but, has to wrangle him in when he refuses to sing, instead wanting to perform comedy or a mime act.