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Molly's Game

From Hollywood's Elite to Wall Street's Billionaire Boys Club, My High-Stakes Adventure in the World of Underground Poker
Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (74 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Now a major motion picture.

Molly Bloom reveals how she built one of the most exclusive, high-stakes underground poker games in the world - an insider's story of excess and danger, glamour and greed.

Molly Bloom formed the most elite high-stakes poker game Hollywood had ever seen - she was its mistress, its lion tamer, its agent and its oxygen. Everyone wanted in; few were invited to the table.

In the late 2000s, Molly Bloom, a 20-something petite brunette from Loveland, Colorado, ran the highest stakes, most exclusive poker game in existence. Hundreds of millions of dollars were won and lost at her table. Molly's game became the game for those in the know - celebrities, business moguls and millionaires. Molly staged her games in palatial suites with beautiful views and exquisite amenities. She flew privately, dined at exquisite restaurants, hobnobbed with the heads of Hollywood studios, was courted by handsome leading men and was privy to the world's most delicious gossip - until it all came crashing down around her and she lost everything.

Molly's Game is a behind-the-scenes look at Molly's game, the life she created, the life she lost and what she learned in the process.

©2017 Molly Bloom (P)2017 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

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"It isn't often you come across a story that is both cool and has a lot of heart, and this one does." (Aaron Sorkin)

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Absolutely LOVED it!

I was glued to this book!
I was excited for grid lock traffic so I could hear more of it 💖
HIGHLY recommend!

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Couldn’t stop listening

Loved the book, couldn’t put it down. Was great to listen to further details after having watched the movie.

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She is ballsy if a little naive

Molly is not a character you willl fallin love with but she is interesting. Cassandra Campbell does a great reading, adding depth and feeling to the story. The author talks about how in love she felt with a number of her boyfriends, but it just seems like words. Maybe these descriptions are circumspect to protect her own privacy. This seems strange however considering all the other details she goes into. It is still worth a listen if you plan on seeing the movie.

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Fascinating from start to finish

Loved every minute of it. The fast pace of her life, the insights into the world of high class poker & the billionaires who inhabit it. The narration was also easy on the ear.
I was enthralled the whole time

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  • Kym
  • 22-06-2018

Couldn't stop listening

Molly's Game was such an exciting story I was listening every spare minute I had!

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Gambling

Many interesting names mentioned but it’s just about poker and the problems it brings to many homes

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Loved it

Was so angry in parts for her, the way men treated her and in particular one asshole movie-star!! I'd become enraged listening. Was an inspiring book

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Great story, but not the whole story.

Enjoyed the book and performance, but there were a couple of holes in the storyline, such as the disappearing father, no reaction from Molly’s family about the charges against her, her drug use, and the more specific charges to which she pleaded guilty and those that were dropped and under what circumstances they were dropped. Other than that, highly recommend the book.

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  • Silvia Viidik
  • 10-01-2018

Read this bool

It’s incredibly intimidating and exciting book - I would’ve wanted it to be soo much longer.
I hopeolly Bloom continues to live exciting life and writes about it more!

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  • sT cW
  • 01-02-2018

entertaining and thriĺling<br />

well written and very entertaining. enjoyed this rollercoaster life of Molly bloom immensely. highly recommended

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  • Tarjinder
  • 26-03-2018

mollys game

she certainly was honest and the insight into la's more seedy side was interesting and repugnant however she seems like a decent enough person and her story about grace was genuine, she got her head turned by illusion and has not really learned anything but it was a enjoyable book , best of luck molly you are a capable woman

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  • 匿名
  • 20-01-2020

Excellent from start to finish

Was sad when it ended. really really enjoyed it. Brilliantly narrated aswell. look for her more often

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  • Peter Harris
  • 04-11-2019

ahead for the game

I have not counted the powerpoints but it looks like more
than six which is quite a few for anything
the positives follow some negatives
there are more than two games in the role which hit off each other
something about downhill and the qwerk which is
finding your in a game of some such
seriously mind boggling never compared before
the cliche ..it's gonna snap

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  • D. D. Pianta
  • 21-10-2019

what a story!

loved every word! this lady really understands people's minds and personalities! everyone can learn from this!

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 30-07-2019

Fantastic book which compliments the movie.

Fantastic book which compliments the movie. Fascinating story. One of the best books I’ve read.

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  • Andrew
  • 19-05-2019

Enjoyed the film; loved the book!

I came across the film on Prime Video and was pleasantly surprised how much the film stuck in my mind. A while later I saw the book was available on Audible I couldn't resist adding it to my virtual shelf for my daily commute.

Running at eight and a half hours, the book obviously has a lot more time to tell the story than the film but those hours flew by.

The narrator does an excellent job and is very easy to listen too and sounds not too dissimilar to Jessica Chastain, which is no bad thing.

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  • 匿名
  • 13-01-2019

Almost unbelieveble

This narrator is exceptionally good, and the story, which is true, at no time slacks.
I was held throughout.

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  • 匿名
  • 11-01-2019

Woman Making It in a Man's World!

Fantastic story. Great audio reading! Highly recommend this book! Molly is an amazing person! #strengthofwomen

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  • Mr. G. Laing
  • 28-10-2018

Excellent book, well written and well read

Really enjoyed this audiobook, bought it after I watched the film on Netflix, book 100 times better definitely very recommended.