Los Angeles Business Journal

Hollywood's 'Poker Princess' Tied to Russian Mob Gambling Ring

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

The U.S. Attorney in Manhattan has unsealed an indictment against 34 individuals who are alleged to have participated in two related Russian-American organized crime enterprises engaged in gambling and money laundering. The Hollywood Reporter says among those charged is Molly Bloom, who admitted to having played a key role arranging high-stakes Hollywood poker games for the likes of Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Tobey Maguire and Ben Affleck.