“One evening in NY one person lost $100 million dollars at the
poker table—and showed up the next morning to pay off his debt.”
Molly Bloom is an American entrepreneur, speaker, and author of the 2014 memoir, Molly’s Game: The True Story of the 26-Year-Old Woman Behind the
Most Exclusive, High-Stakes Underground Poker Game in the World! A film adaptation of her book starring Jessica Chastain and directed by Aaron Sorkin, debuted in December 2017. In 2007, she started her own business, registering Molly Bloom Inc. as an event and catering company to host poker tournaments. By 2008, the games had graduated to private homes and hotels with hands going as high as $4 million.