Lighter Side of News (Jul. 28, 2017) by HallR

Question 10

The concept of the mini-theme for #10 & #11 is: "You get an extra hint, and the hint is related to Poker". Here we go. What is the nickname given to the notorious real-life figure portrayed by actor Paul Bettany in a limited-run cable TV series, premiering this Saturday? (Hint: think poker professional Phil Laak)