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#1 FCP Bob

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Posted 09 May 2014 - 04:17 PM

Molly Bloom Has Written A Book About The High Stakes Hollywood Games

Really interesting article discussing the high stakes Hollywood Games with a lot about Tobey Maguire

EXCLUSIVE: A Player Speaks; Molly Bloom Takes On Spider-Man Actor in New Book

The Poker Princess and Tobey Maguire

By Ken Kurson | 05/06/14 1:00pm


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Posted 20 June 2014 - 09:26 AM

Poker Princess Molly Bloom Blowing Up Spots On “Good Morning America” More of the same about the Hollywood Home Game.
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Posted 20 June 2014 - 08:39 PM

Definately interesting article, and a book I will want to read.

I am having a hard time with accusing Tobey of doing anything wrong. He basically staked a couple of people in the game. He staked stars to attract big fish, and he staked his friend who was buried in the game.

The deal he made with Curtis was pretty raw, but that is on Curtis.

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Posted 25 June 2014 - 02:12 PM

Here's a link to an excerpt from the book.

http://www.vanityfai...wood-poker-game
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Posted 30 June 2014 - 11:37 AM

Interview with Molly Bloom

Molly Bloom, Underground Poker Organizer
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Posted 08 July 2014 - 05:36 PM

Read the book,

My 2 cents is that she does not like Toby M because Toby decided that she was taking too much to run the game. He tried to get her to charge less, and when that did not work he organized the game without her. Since that was her entire income, she is naturally bitter.

In my opinion, the book was too much about her and not enough about the poker. She isn't very likable and I found her a bit whiny.

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Posted 09 July 2014 - 12:33 AM

This guy suggests she was also a Renta-Yenta.

Whoever "private world" is, the guy very clearly has the inside line.
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Posted 13 November 2014 - 08:58 PM

with Sorkin writing the movie has a chance to not suck

Mark Gordon & Aaron Sorkin Team On Molly Bloom High-Stakes Poker Memoir
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Posted 13 November 2014 - 10:21 PM

If Sorkin needs someone to punch up the script, I know just the guy.
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Posted 14 November 2014 - 03:21 AM

The question is will the average Joe care about multi-millionaires playing in an underground poker game.

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Posted 14 November 2014 - 07:47 AM

View PostVegas Knights, on 14 November 2014 - 03:21 AM, said:

The question is will the average Joe care about multi-millionaires playing in an underground poker game.

To answer your question: Of course they would not care.

I mean... if the average person cared about what multi-millionaires and celebrities were doing in their spare time, there might be money to be made. I will even be so bold to predict that there would be a huge market for magazines, tabloid newspapers, TV shows, gossip columns and even hordes of photographers chasing them around 24/7 to get any picture of said celebrities and multi-millionaires blowing their noses.

Oh..... wait.
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Posted 06 December 2014 - 11:20 PM

View Postblakheart, on 08 July 2014 - 05:36 PM, said:

Read the book,

My 2 cents is that she does not like Toby M because Toby decided that she was taking too much to run the game. He tried to get her to charge less, and when that did not work he organized the game without her. Since that was her entire income, she is naturally bitter.

In my opinion, the book was too much about her and not enough about the poker. She isn't very likable and I found her a bit whiny.

I've only read about three quarters of the book and this doesn't seem true since she never charged anything for the games she and her staff totally worked on tips

Her enmity towards Toby seemed to be his bringing his own shuffler and charging for it and his zeal to fleece every dime from these high rollers - his ruthlessness towards the games

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Posted 07 December 2014 - 02:25 AM

View Postkeith crime, on 06 December 2014 - 11:20 PM, said:

I've only read about three quarters of the book and this doesn't seem true since she never charged anything for the games she and her staff totally worked on tips...
It's been a while since I read the book, but the vibe I got was that if you didn't tip well there was a good chance you weren't going to be invited back unless you were a celebrity who could draw other players who wanted to play with celebrities.

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Posted 20 August 2017 - 03:05 AM

Trailer for the movie to be released in Nov

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Posted 22 August 2017 - 09:07 PM

I hope it's a blockbuster so Hollywood will quit being so obsessed with superhero and fast car movies. Actually I hear those type of movies are declining in attendance anyway.

And if it does well, it might create more interest in poker in movies.

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Posted 22 August 2017 - 09:10 PM

Your brand is strong, VK, I'll give you that.
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Posted 29 August 2017 - 06:31 PM

Yeah, but not as strong as the 8 month old

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