Johnny, a young and innocent dreamer driven by his goal to racecars in North Carolina, finds himself penniless and hungry in Las Vegas. After being ripped off by a female hustler, propositioned by an older man and generally jerked around, Johnny is pissed off and discouraged. He meets Eric who introduces him to his street hustler friends JT, Pez Boy, Scooby and Steven. They hype up their destitute life with quick talk, wild stories and wads of cash. Eric and Johnny become friends and soul mates helping each other through the maze of life.