Nov 22, 2021
Molly Bloom faced 90 years in prison and this is her story!
Today she comes on the pod to share her journey of what it was like running the world’s largest underground poker game and why that led to being arrested by 17 FBI agents and facing decades in prison. She reveals how she beat the odds, escaped the jail time and got sober. Molly also talks about preparing for motherhood, what’s next for her and more!
Molly Bloom is a keynote speaker, entrepreneur, and bestselling author of Molly’s Game which was adapted into an award-winning film by Aaron Sorkin. Her book chronicles her journey from college student to LA waitress to building and operating the largest and most notorious private poker game in the world, where she made as much as $4 million per year. Her games featured hundreds of millions of dollars and included players like Leonardo DiCaprio, Ben Affleck A-Rod and Tobey Maguire. She has appeared on media outlets such as Ellen, Vice, The Los Angeles Times, NPR and many others.
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