While extremely entertaining, the poker depicted in films like Rounders, Molly’s Game, and Maverick often features displays of poor etiquette and judgement.
In this article, Daniel Arluison picks five poker scenes from well-known movies that illustrate behaviour that ought not to be exhibited at the felt in real poker games.
An interview with the “poker princess” Molly Bloom, who famously organized private poker games for celebrities and Hollywood elites.
Her bestseller autobiography was made into the hit Hollywood film “Molly’s Game,” directed by Aaron Sorkin.
We talk with Molly at the 2018 Unibet Open Bucharest about the dramatic changes in her life over the past few years, the state of her involvement with poker these days, and – of course – get her thoughts on the feature film.
We’re proud to bring you this feature-length exclusive interview with Josh Leichner, the poker consultant for the Hollywood film Molly’s Game.
Josh gives us a special, behind-the-scenes look at the tremendous effort that went into the movie’s poker scenes, tells us what it was like to give the actors poker training, and reflects on his experiences having had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work with Director Aaron Sorkin and Hollywood stars like Jessica Chastain, Michael Cera, and more.
Molly Bloom achieved widespread notoriety for organizing the biggest private poker game in Hollywood. There’s a lot more to know about Molly’s story, however, besides what was portrayed in the media reports. Molly’s Game proved to be an intriguing read to say the least. Poker fans who like a great story ought to pick themselves up a copy. Read on for our full review.