Jang Geun Suk Returns in a New Historical Korean Drama “Daebak”

Flipping tables against fate, South Korean actor Jang Geun Suk returns in a new historical drama called “Daebak”. His acting is internationally popular, and this new series is drawing many viewers with its intense storyline. If you haven’t checked out any of the episodes already, make sure to do so because you don’t want to miss out on your chance to see Jang Geun Suk alongside other famous actors!

New Korean Drama ‘Jackpot’ aka Daebak Featuring Jang Geun Suk, Yeo Jin Goo, and Lim Ji Yeon

Daebak Cast

“Jackpot” aka Daebak is a historical Korean drama that launched on March 28, 2016 on SBS. It features Jang Geun Suk, Yeo Jin Goo, Lim Ji Yeon, Jeon Kwang Ryeol, Choi Min Soo and Yoon Jin Seo. This great lineup of actors and actresses makes the drama more exciting and tense as we are taken back to the historical times.


“Daebak” is about a royal gambler whose fate is to find his way back to the kingdom. Jang Geun Suk is given the role of “Young Soo”, an unfortunate prince, who was abandoned by his mother (one of King’s wife) at birth. He grows up living as one of the lowest class until he becomes a royal gambler that gives him power. Along the way, he coincidentally runs into his younger brother, Young Jo, played by Yeo Jin Goo, who had everything given to him on a silver platter while he was growing up. Destiny brings them together, but they have to unravel the deep mystery behind their family history to reunite as brothers. Meanwhile, Dam Suh played by Lim Ji Yeon comes across Young Soo and Young Jo. She is born and raised solely for the purpose of killing the King, but she has more encounters with the brothers that put her in a dilemma. This ongoing drama is full of complicated relationships, revenge, and hatred, and who knows what fate will bring to them in the later episodes!
Daebak Jang Geun Seuk
A Prince who should not be kept alive (Jang Geun Suk/ Young Soo).


Daebak Yeo Jin Goo
 A Prince that cannot become the King (Yeo Jin Goo/ Young Jo).


Daebak Lim Ji Yeon

A girl who seeks the death of the King (Lim Ji Yeon/ Dam Suh).