Tag Archives: molly bloom
- Aaron Sorkin to write film adaptation of Molly Bloom’s book; Phil Hellmuth wins Pittsburgh Poker Open
November 19, 2014
Academy-award winning screen writer Aaron Sorkin was chosen to write the film adaptation of poker socialite Molly Bloom’s book titled “Molly’s Game: High Stakes, Hollywood’s Elite, Hotshot Bankers, My Life in the World of Underground Poker”. The book chronicles her time as the host of one of the world’s most...
- New Yorker Joseph Fumando Facing Found Guilty of Operating an Illegal Gambling Den
September 15, 2014
A Staten Island mortician could face up to 16-months behind bars after he was found guilty of operating an illegal gambling den in New York. Did you hear the one about the firefighter, the cop and the mortician? Let me explain. This week, a Brooklyn Federal Court has found Joseph...
- Molly Bloom’s Poker Book Panned by James McManus
August 29, 2014
Molly Bloom’s poker book Molly’s Game: From Hollywood’s Elite to Wall Street’s Billion Boys Club, My High-Stakes Adventures in the World of Underground Poker, has been given a right roasting by the respected author James McManus in Bloomberg this week. ‘Bloom’s prose has the ring of hype, not truth.’ Those...
- Ben Affleck caught card counting; ‘poker princess’ Molly Bloom gets probation
May 3, 2014
UPDATE: The Hard Rock has issued a statement saying Affleck is "not banned from our property and is welcome back any time." The statement made no mention of whether Affleck would be welcome at the Hard Rock's blackjack tables. Oscar-winning Hollywood actor/writer/director Ben Affleck has reportedly been banned from the...
- ‘Poker princess’ Molly Bloom latest guilty plea in Taiwanchik-Trincher case
December 13, 2013
Molly Bloom, the so-called ‘poker princess’ who organized high-stakes underground poker games for Hollywood celebrities, professional athletes and Wall Street fat cats, pled guilty to a charge of operating an illegal gambling business in a Manhattan court on Thursday. Bloom was one of 34 individuals indicted by US federal authorities...
- Producer Zuriff first to plead guilty in Russian mobster sports and poker ring
July 27, 2013
The April 2013 bust of an alleged Russian mob-led online sports betting and high-stakes poker ring has generated its first guilty plea. Hollywood producer Bryan Zuriff (pictured right), whose credits include the new Showtime series Ray Donovan, was one of 34 individuals charged with multiple gambling-related felonies by US Attorney...
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