Childhood sweethearts David (Woody Harrelson) and Diana Murphy (Demi Moore) are a married couple that travel to Las Vegas, hoping they can win enough money to finance David's fantasy real estate project. After gambling away all of their savings, they encounter billionaire John Gage (Robert Redford). John is attracted to Diana and offers David one million dollars to spend a night with her. After a difficult night, David and Diana decide to accept the offer, and a contract is signed the next day. John flies Diana to a private boat, and it is assumed that their arrangement is consummated.
Although he had hoped to forget the whole incident, David grows increasingly insecure about his relationship with Diana, consumed with a fear that she remains involved with Gage. Because of this tension on their relationship, David and Diana separate. John reappears and renews his advances on Diana. Although she initially resists, Diana eventually consents to spend time with him, and a relationship d