Newlywed reality show veterans Rob and Amber Mariano (Survivor and The Amazing Race) are back on the small screen after their 2005 nationally televised nuptials. Rob & Amber: Against the Odds follows the couple to Las Vegas where Rob wants to use their reality show winnings to fund his dream of becoming a professional poker player. Will Amber support him in this venture? Cameras will document the ups and downs of their relationship as they take on the pressures of their new life in the fast lane.
Rob is up for a new reality challenge when he tells Amber he wants to go to Vegas to pursue a career as a professional poker player.
Rob takes his first professional gambling lessons while Amber searches Las Vegas for an apartment.
After she finds an apartment, Amber's miffed when another poker lesson from Daniel threatens Rob's promise to cook for their housewarming party.
When a college friend visits Rob in Las Vegas, they use it as an excuse to bet on anything and everything.
Following his poor play in his debut poker tournament, Amber tries to cheer up Rob with a gourmet dinner.
Rob's decision to try to get some extra poker time prevents him from going with Amber to her ten-year high school reunion.
Rob plays in the invitational Mansionpoker.net Poker Dome tournament in front of both Amber and her visiting father.
Rob and Amber take a break from the casinos, presenting Really Awards in Los Angeles, helping raise money for a Rhode Island charity, and visiting a local speedway with Daniel.
Daniel may halt teaching Rob after one of his rules is violated, so Amber and Rob return to Pensacola to take a break and ponder the future.
Following three months of training, Rob enters a Caesars Indiana tournament with his biggest buy-in yet, and how he finishes will help he and Amber decide if playing poker professionally is really right for him. But as they reach a decision, they get an unexpected offer that they can't refuse.