Molly Bloom on building and running high stakes poker games

Jessica Chastain and Idris Elba in "Molly's Game" Michael Gibson, courtesy of STXfilms

Molly Bloom built and ran high stakes poker games in LA and New York. The games featured Hollywood stars, hedge fund managers and politicians. She was eventually arrested and indicted. Her story is the focus of the new movie “Molly’s Game,” starring Jessica Chastain.

Molly Bloom, director Aaron Sorkin,
and actress Jessica Chastain (Photo by Marion Curtis/StarPix)

A scene from "Molly's Game" courtesy of Michael Gibson, courtesy of STXfilms