Appearing in "Always Bet On Red: Part 1"
- Elektra Natchios (Main story and flashback)
- Lauren (First appearance)
- Jasper (a casino general manager) (Only appearance; dies)
- Jasper's crew (First appearance)
- Krakoa (Poster)
- Doctor Strange (Stephen Strange) (Mentioned)
- Tom Selleck (First appearance; poster)
- Kraven the Hunter (Sergei Kravinoff) (Named only)
- Liberace (First appearance; poster)
- The Chaste (Recap)
- Daredevil (Matt Murdock) (Recap)
- Bullseye (Lester) (Recap)
- God (Yahweh) (Invoked)
Races and Species:
- Earth (Main story and flashback)
- United States of America (Main story and flashback)
- China (Recap)
- Wall of the Chaste (Recap)
Synopsis for "Always Bet On Red: Part 1"
Attempting to lay low in Las Vegas, Elektra nevertheless launches into action when she realizes an amiable bartender named Lauren is being sexually abused by the owner of the casino she works for, a man named Jasper. Elektra kills several of Jasper’s henchmen and then finally Jasper himself. Watching her on a monitor is Screwball, who recognizes her as Elektra, and Arcade, who has been running one of his Murderworlds in collusion with Jasper. Arcade tells Screwball they have just found their marquee attraction.
CASINO BATTLE ROYALE!
Running from her tumultuous past, ELEKTRA attempts to lose herself in a vibrant sea of neon, noise and anonymity: LAS VEGAS. But how long can a former ninja assassin really hope to escape the vortex of violence that encompasses her life… especially when there’s a new player in Sin City that has her in his sights for his newest game? Enter: Arcade.
- The Marco Checchetto variant connects with the Checchetto variant covers for Bullseye #1 and Kingpin (Vol. 2) #1.