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Molly's Game | The rise of a poker princess

Published:Wednesday | January 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Molly Bloom is an Olympic-class skier who runs the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker. Her players include; Hollywood royalties, sports stars, business titans, and unbeknown to her, the Russian Mob. Finding herself on the opposite side of the law, her only ally is her criminal defence lawyer - Charlie Jaffey, who learns there is much more to Molly than the news carry.

Molly's Game is nominated for two Golden Globe Awards, including Best Actress and Best Screenplay. The film is based on a book by Molly Bloom, directed by Academy Award winner Aaron Sorkin and stars Golden Globe Award winner Idris Elba, Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain, and Academy Award winner Kevin Costner.