Actor Barry Pepper plays Michael Scanlon, a former aide to Rep. Tom DeLay who helped lobbyist Jack Abramoff pull off his acts, in "Casino Jack," which opens on Wednesday. (Associated Press)

Actor Barry Pepper plays Michael Scanlon, a former aide to Rep. Tom DeLay who helped lobbyist Jack Abramoff pull off his acts, in "Casino Jack," which opens on Wednesday. (Associated Press)