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Molly Bloom Will Be Present At Unibet Open Bucharest!

Molly Bloom, the “Princess of Poker” behind the world’s biggest cash games, will participate in Unibet Open Bucharest between July 30 and August 5!

PokerFest Romania and Unibet unveil a surprise with less than a month before the Unibet Open Bucharest poker festival to be held between July 30 and August 5 at the Marriott Hotel in the capital.

Poker players, especially cash players, and all the movie lovers will have the chance to enjoy a special guest during the festival: the famous Molly Bloom, the author of the best-selling “Molly’s Game: The True Story of the 26-Year-Old Woman Behind the Most Exclusive, High-Stakes Underground Poker Game in the World”.

She hosted the biggest home game ever known

Named the “Princess of Poker,” Molly Bloom, the 40-year-old former Olympian, has staged the largest underground poker games of all time between 2007 and 2011, having invited guests from the global show-biz stratosphere, such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Alec Gores, Macaulay Culkin, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Alex Rodriguez, Nelly, Mary Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Phil Ivey, Rick Salomon and Andy Beal.

Until 2011, these big cash games, with pots up to $ 4 million, worked unhindered, as Bloom did not charge rake and the games were perfectly legal. However, due to the involvement of a poker player running a dubious financial scheme, the deal was stopped, and in May 2014, organizer Molly Bloom received a suspended sentence and a modest fine. Since then, she has re-profiled, activating in the social field of personal development of women in society and business.

Also in 2014, Bloom published her story “Molly’s Game”, drawing attention to the famous American screenwriter Aaron Sorkin (author of successful series like “The Newsroom” or top movies such as “A Few Good Men” or “The Social Network “). Sorkin signed the screenplay and direction of Molly’s Game (“Secret Games”) in 2017 at the Toronto Film Festival, starring American actress Jessica Chastain. The film was received favorably by critics and public, but also by the poker community and was nominated for an Oscar.

Sorin Constantinescu: “I invite all fans of the game to meet her”

At the poker festival in Bucharest, Molly Bloom will take part in the scheduled events, launch cash games, provide interviews and tips and socialize with the participants.

“I can say from now on that as a casino manager, the meeting with Molly Bloom will be an unforgettable experience,” said Sorin Constantinescu, PokerFest CEO. “I was watching Molly’s Game and I wondered: after all, why not? She liked to accept the invitation immediately and here we are with her in Bucharest! She was 26 years old when she managed to organize poker games so exclusive that they have attracted the greatest global stars, which in itself is a breathtaking performance. Any casino in the world should take lessons from this particular woman who has reached the highest spheres of the world high-stakes starting from to a modest job at a Los Angeles bar. It’s admirable I can hardly wait to meet her and I invite all the fans of the game to join the festival at the beginning of August”.

The festival starts July 30 and will have a massive international participation. Unibet Open will feature over 20 tournaments, a $ 1,100 Main Event with inexpensive qualifying satellites, and cash games at all the stakes, at the start of which the microphone will be in the hands of the gave cards to the biggest Hollywood stars.