1 00:01:04,735 --> 00:01:09,735 Downloaded from xPau.se 2 00:01:10,364 --> 00:01:13,501 [wind howling] 3 00:01:20,339 --> 00:01:22,807 (Molly) A survey was taken a few years ago that asked 4 00:01:22,809 --> 00:01:25,109 three hundred professionals one question. 5 00:01:25,111 --> 00:01:27,681 "What's the worst thing that can happen in sports?" 6 00:01:31,051 --> 00:01:33,385 Some people answered, losing at game seven. 7 00:01:33,387 --> 00:01:38,156 (male announcer) He scores, Bruins win in seven games! 8 00:01:38,158 --> 00:01:40,358 (Molly) And other people said getting swept in 4. 9 00:01:40,360 --> 00:01:42,927 [indistinct commentary] 10 00:01:42,929 --> 00:01:45,730 Some people said it was missing the World Cup. 11 00:01:45,732 --> 00:01:47,132 (male announcer) Guatemala is eliminated! 12 00:01:47,134 --> 00:01:49,266 (male #1) Goal! 13 00:01:49,268 --> 00:01:52,236 (Molly) And some Brazilian said it was losing to Argentina. 14 00:01:52,238 --> 00:01:56,975 Not just in the World Cup. Any time, ever, in any contest. 15 00:01:56,977 --> 00:01:58,944 But one person answered that the worst thing 16 00:01:58,946 --> 00:02:03,013 that can happen in sports is fourth place at the Olympics. 17 00:02:03,015 --> 00:02:05,049 This is a true story, but except for my own 18 00:02:05,051 --> 00:02:07,052 I've changed all the names and I've done my best 19 00:02:07,054 --> 00:02:10,788 to obscure identities for reasons that'll become clear. 20 00:02:10,790 --> 00:02:12,057 I'm Molly Bloom. 21 00:02:12,059 --> 00:02:14,258 And right now, I'm ranked third in North America 22 00:02:14,260 --> 00:02:15,760 in Woman's Moguls. 23 00:02:15,762 --> 00:02:17,295 I grew up in Loveland, Colorado 24 00:02:17,297 --> 00:02:18,796 about two hours north of Denver. 25 00:02:18,798 --> 00:02:20,498 I have a B.A. in Political Science 26 00:02:20,500 --> 00:02:21,933 from the University of Colorado 27 00:02:21,935 --> 00:02:23,969 where I graduated Summa Cum Laude 28 00:02:23,971 --> 00:02:26,103 with a 3.9 GPA. 29 00:02:26,105 --> 00:02:29,941 The median L-Sat score at Harvard Law School is 169. 30 00:02:29,943 --> 00:02:31,476 My score is 173. 31 00:02:31,478 --> 00:02:33,878 Number 87, up! Fifty six on deck! 32 00:02:33,880 --> 00:02:36,014 I've spent 16 years chasing winter 33 00:02:36,016 --> 00:02:38,949 and being coached by the best in the world. 34 00:02:38,951 --> 00:02:40,652 Sundays were for working out with my father. 35 00:02:40,654 --> 00:02:42,454 Something's really wrong. 36 00:02:42,456 --> 00:02:43,488 (Molly) When I was 12 years old 37 00:02:43,490 --> 00:02:44,521 for no particular reason 38 00:02:44,523 --> 00:02:45,890 my back exploded. 39 00:02:45,892 --> 00:02:47,725 Tough it out. 40 00:02:47,727 --> 00:02:49,927 - Good advice. - And lose the attitude. 41 00:02:49,929 --> 00:02:51,362 (Molly) Less than 10 minutes later, I was in 42 00:02:51,364 --> 00:02:53,564 the back of an ambulance. 43 00:02:53,566 --> 00:02:55,834 I had what's called rapid onset scoliosis. 44 00:02:55,836 --> 00:02:57,868 My spine was curved at 63 degrees 45 00:02:57,870 --> 00:02:59,903 and I'd need a seven hour surgical procedure 46 00:02:59,905 --> 00:03:01,772 that involved straightening my spine 47 00:03:01,774 --> 00:03:03,207 extracting bone from my hip 48 00:03:03,209 --> 00:03:04,776 fusing 11 vertebrae together 49 00:03:04,778 --> 00:03:06,745 and fastening steel rods to the fused segments. 50 00:03:06,747 --> 00:03:08,847 - She's gonna be fine. - Oh! 51 00:03:08,849 --> 00:03:11,983 I wouldn't let her ski anymore, definitely not Moguls. 52 00:03:11,985 --> 00:03:14,318 And obviously skiing competitively 53 00:03:14,320 --> 00:03:15,722 is out of the question. 54 00:03:17,156 --> 00:03:19,324 Oh, God, thank you. 55 00:03:19,326 --> 00:03:21,058 (Molly) I was on skis again in a year. 56 00:03:21,060 --> 00:03:22,494 Running Moguls in 18 months 57 00:03:22,495 --> 00:03:23,728 and by my 20th birthday 58 00:03:23,730 --> 00:03:25,096 I made the U.S. Ski Team. 59 00:03:25,098 --> 00:03:26,630 It's the last round of qualifying 60 00:03:26,632 --> 00:03:28,233 for the Salt Lake City Olympics. 61 00:03:28,235 --> 00:03:30,200 This is the champion run at Deer Valley. 62 00:03:30,202 --> 00:03:31,669 The altitude is 8100 feet. 63 00:03:31,671 --> 00:03:33,204 And the pitch is 52 degrees 64 00:03:33,206 --> 00:03:35,740 which is the same as the sides of the great pyramids. 65 00:03:35,742 --> 00:03:38,977 The wind's 20 to 25 miles an hour blowing left to right. 66 00:03:38,979 --> 00:03:41,179 It's 3 below zero at the top of the slope. 67 00:03:41,181 --> 00:03:43,548 And with seventeen skiers in front of me 68 00:03:43,550 --> 00:03:45,116 it's gonna be like trying to stick a landing 69 00:03:45,118 --> 00:03:46,617 on a frozen infinity pool. 70 00:03:46,619 --> 00:03:48,052 Kiki blew out of her line. 71 00:03:48,054 --> 00:03:50,055 Shannon was off balance on her second landing. 72 00:03:50,057 --> 00:03:51,423 (Molly) He's talking about Kiki Bandy 73 00:03:51,425 --> 00:03:52,491 and Shannon Keebler 74 00:03:52,493 --> 00:03:53,891 my two toughest competitors 75 00:03:53,893 --> 00:03:55,627 who had significant point deductions 76 00:03:55,629 --> 00:03:57,594 on their final runs. 77 00:03:57,596 --> 00:03:58,796 I can make the Olympic team. 78 00:03:58,798 --> 00:04:00,664 - Right now. - Go get it. 79 00:04:00,666 --> 00:04:02,400 And if I have three prefect runs in Salt Lake 80 00:04:02,402 --> 00:04:04,235 the best runs of my life 81 00:04:04,237 --> 00:04:06,771 I can beat the Austrians and the Swiss 82 00:04:06,773 --> 00:04:08,806 and have a realistic shot at the podium. 83 00:04:08,808 --> 00:04:10,775 Then law school and then a start up. 84 00:04:10,777 --> 00:04:14,145 A foundation that seeds entrepreneurial women. 85 00:04:14,147 --> 00:04:15,947 My father's at the bottom of the slope 86 00:04:15,949 --> 00:04:17,716 telepathically telling me to check my line. 87 00:04:17,718 --> 00:04:20,852 - Check your line. - I check my line. 88 00:04:20,854 --> 00:04:22,523 (male announcer) Ready? 89 00:04:27,260 --> 00:04:29,259 (Molly) Good snow contact. Calm upper body. 90 00:04:29,261 --> 00:04:31,896 Legs together. Good shape. No line deviation. 91 00:04:31,898 --> 00:04:34,068 Set up for the D-Spin and... 92 00:04:36,001 --> 00:04:37,568 stick the landing. 93 00:04:37,570 --> 00:04:38,770 Now, two things you need to know 94 00:04:38,772 --> 00:04:40,003 before the second trick 95 00:04:40,005 --> 00:04:41,438 which will be a 720. 96 00:04:41,440 --> 00:04:43,073 The first is that when visibility is bad 97 00:04:43,075 --> 00:04:45,777 the way it is now, race officials toss pine boughs 98 00:04:45,779 --> 00:04:47,578 on the course so the skiers have some 99 00:04:47,580 --> 00:04:49,214 foreground depth reference. 100 00:04:49,216 --> 00:04:51,282 The second is that the tightness of your bindings 101 00:04:51,284 --> 00:04:53,383 is determined by what's called a DIN setting. 102 00:04:53,385 --> 00:04:55,986 If you're a beginner, your DIN setting is probably a 2 or 3. 103 00:04:55,988 --> 00:04:57,955 If you're an experienced weekend skier 104 00:04:57,957 --> 00:05:00,157 it's probably seven or eight. Mine's fifteen. 105 00:05:00,159 --> 00:05:03,294 My boots are basically welded to my skis, right? 106 00:05:03,296 --> 00:05:06,664 So how does this happen? 107 00:05:06,666 --> 00:05:08,465 It happened because I hit a pine bough 108 00:05:08,467 --> 00:05:10,568 that had become frozen in the snow. 109 00:05:10,570 --> 00:05:12,337 And I hit it so precisely 110 00:05:12,339 --> 00:05:14,839 that it simply snapped the release of my bindings. 111 00:05:14,841 --> 00:05:16,306 Right in that moment I didn't have time 112 00:05:16,308 --> 00:05:18,008 to calculate the odds of that happening 113 00:05:18,010 --> 00:05:19,777 because I was about to land pretty hard 114 00:05:19,779 --> 00:05:21,746 on my digitally re-mastered spinal cord 115 00:05:21,748 --> 00:05:23,515 which was being held together by spare parts 116 00:05:23,517 --> 00:05:24,985 from an Erector Set. 117 00:05:27,686 --> 00:05:28,986 [crowd gasps] 118 00:05:28,988 --> 00:05:30,755 [screaming] 119 00:05:30,757 --> 00:05:33,427 - Give her room! - Get out of the way! Move! 120 00:05:38,998 --> 00:05:41,065 (Molly) None of this has anything to do with poker. 121 00:05:41,067 --> 00:05:43,034 I'm only mentioning it because I wanted to say to 122 00:05:43,036 --> 00:05:44,669 whoever answered that the worst thing that could happen 123 00:05:44,671 --> 00:05:47,304 in sports was 4th place at the Olympics... 124 00:05:47,306 --> 00:05:49,109 Seriously? Fuck you. 125 00:06:09,161 --> 00:06:10,630 [crickets chirping] 126 00:06:32,318 --> 00:06:35,455 [phone ringing] 127 00:06:42,361 --> 00:06:44,962 - Hello? - Molly Bloom? 128 00:06:44,964 --> 00:06:47,498 - Is this Molly Bloom? - Yes. 129 00:06:47,500 --> 00:06:49,868 (Tomasino) This is Special Agent Tomasino of the FBI. 130 00:06:49,870 --> 00:06:51,768 We have a warrant for your arrest. 131 00:06:51,770 --> 00:06:53,037 - Sorry? - We're outside your door. 132 00:06:53,039 --> 00:06:55,573 We want you to come out here. Okay? 133 00:06:55,575 --> 00:06:58,042 Listen to me now. Make sure we can see your hands. 134 00:06:58,044 --> 00:06:58,909 Who is this? 135 00:06:58,911 --> 00:07:00,611 This is Special Agent Tomasino 136 00:07:00,613 --> 00:07:01,912 of the FBI, Miss Bloom. 137 00:07:01,914 --> 00:07:03,313 You've got 30 seconds to open 138 00:07:03,315 --> 00:07:05,082 your door or we're breaking it down. 139 00:07:05,084 --> 00:07:07,551 Do you understand what I just said? 140 00:07:07,553 --> 00:07:09,022 [door unlocks] 141 00:07:12,692 --> 00:07:14,191 [gun cocks] 142 00:07:14,193 --> 00:07:16,527 (Tomasino) Hands in the air! 143 00:07:16,529 --> 00:07:19,063 Put your hands in the air! 144 00:07:19,065 --> 00:07:21,465 - There's been a mistake. - Are you Molly Bloom? 145 00:07:21,467 --> 00:07:25,869 I want you to walk toward me very slowly. Okay? Go ahead. 146 00:07:25,871 --> 00:07:28,508 - I'm... - Slower. Slower. Slow down. 147 00:07:29,541 --> 00:07:31,142 Come on. Come on. 148 00:07:31,144 --> 00:07:33,777 I'm having a hard time seeing, the, the flashlights in my eyes. 149 00:07:33,779 --> 00:07:37,248 - Walk slower. - Yes, sir. 150 00:07:37,250 --> 00:07:40,784 (female #1) Hands on the wall. Spread your arms and legs. 151 00:07:40,786 --> 00:07:42,619 (Tomasino) Is there anyone in your apartment right now? 152 00:07:42,621 --> 00:07:43,988 Uh, no, sir. 153 00:07:43,990 --> 00:07:45,455 Are there any firearms in your apartment right now? 154 00:07:45,457 --> 00:07:47,558 - No, sir. - Go. 155 00:07:47,560 --> 00:07:49,928 You're under arrest for running an illegal gambling operation. 156 00:07:49,930 --> 00:07:51,996 - Do you understand? - Uh, yes. 157 00:07:51,998 --> 00:07:53,965 (Tomasino) Say you understand. 158 00:07:53,967 --> 00:07:56,000 I understand, but there's been a mistake. 159 00:07:56,002 --> 00:07:57,534 Because I haven't run a game in two years. 160 00:07:57,536 --> 00:07:58,635 I want you to take a look at 161 00:07:58,637 --> 00:08:00,203 this piece of paper right here. 162 00:08:00,205 --> 00:08:01,875 Can you see what it says at the top? 163 00:08:04,010 --> 00:08:04,909 Yes. 164 00:08:04,911 --> 00:08:07,611 Read to me what it says at the top. 165 00:08:07,613 --> 00:08:10,885 "United States of America vs. Molly Bloom." 166 00:08:13,620 --> 00:08:15,189 I bet heavy on the favorite. 167 00:08:17,957 --> 00:08:19,222 (Larry) Alright, what do you, um... 168 00:08:19,224 --> 00:08:21,492 think about the following concepts? 169 00:08:21,494 --> 00:08:22,859 Just gonna run them by you. 170 00:08:22,861 --> 00:08:26,965 - Marriage. - It is a trap. 171 00:08:26,967 --> 00:08:29,969 - Society? - It is a joke. 172 00:08:31,303 --> 00:08:33,604 People. 173 00:08:33,606 --> 00:08:36,577 I... think there's good and bad. 174 00:08:38,544 --> 00:08:40,013 But I don't trust them. 175 00:08:41,246 --> 00:08:43,647 I don't trust people. 176 00:08:43,649 --> 00:08:45,282 (Molly) Every year on our birthdays, my father would 177 00:08:45,284 --> 00:08:47,385 interview my younger brothers and me. 178 00:08:47,387 --> 00:08:49,887 (Larry) Who are the heroes or heroines in your life? 179 00:08:49,889 --> 00:08:53,724 Who, uh... who do you really respect? 180 00:08:53,726 --> 00:08:55,426 I don't have any heroes. 181 00:08:55,428 --> 00:08:57,228 (Larry) You don't have any heroes. 182 00:08:57,230 --> 00:08:58,963 (Molly) How's this for hubris? 183 00:08:58,965 --> 00:09:01,099 I don't. 184 00:09:01,101 --> 00:09:04,201 Because if I reach the goals I set out for myself 185 00:09:04,203 --> 00:09:08,071 then the person I become, that'll be my hero. 186 00:09:08,073 --> 00:09:10,074 (Molly) Even by teenage girl standards 187 00:09:10,076 --> 00:09:11,942 I would appear to be irrationally angry 188 00:09:11,944 --> 00:09:13,610 at nothing in particular. 189 00:09:13,612 --> 00:09:17,581 It would be another 22 years before I'd find out why. 190 00:09:17,583 --> 00:09:19,617 After my colossal wipe out at Deer Valley 191 00:09:19,619 --> 00:09:22,488 I decided to take a year off before law school. 192 00:09:22,490 --> 00:09:24,955 I needed to go away, sever myself from reality 193 00:09:24,957 --> 00:09:26,990 and come up with a new plan. 194 00:09:26,992 --> 00:09:29,027 So I chose Los Angeles. 195 00:09:29,029 --> 00:09:30,695 A friend of mine from the ski team 196 00:09:30,697 --> 00:09:33,464 had agreed to let me crash on her couch for a while. 197 00:09:33,466 --> 00:09:35,932 My father had disapproved of postponing law school 198 00:09:35,934 --> 00:09:37,868 and so, declined to help out. 199 00:09:37,870 --> 00:09:40,772 But I had $1700 dollars I'd saved from babysitting money 200 00:09:40,774 --> 00:09:44,642 and that would support me until I found a waitressing job. 201 00:09:44,644 --> 00:09:47,677 I'd already had a career and retired from it. 202 00:09:47,679 --> 00:09:51,782 I wanted to be young for a while in warm weather. 203 00:09:51,784 --> 00:09:55,920 I think that's what I wanted at first. It's hard to remember. 204 00:09:55,922 --> 00:09:58,256 I got a job working bottle service at a club 205 00:09:58,258 --> 00:10:01,359 in Hollywood called "Nacional Nightclub." 206 00:10:01,361 --> 00:10:03,393 It was Cuban themed, so my uniform 207 00:10:03,395 --> 00:10:06,000 was camouflaged short-shorts and a wife beater. 208 00:10:07,467 --> 00:10:09,333 The promoter would go over which record producer 209 00:10:09,335 --> 00:10:12,036 was sitting where, which hot designers, which Lakers 210 00:10:12,038 --> 00:10:14,872 and Borislava the Bulgarian billionaire, who didn't drink. 211 00:10:14,874 --> 00:10:17,340 But he ran a $100,000 bar tab. 212 00:10:17,342 --> 00:10:18,875 My job was to get people to spend 213 00:10:18,877 --> 00:10:20,677 more money than they needed to. 214 00:10:20,679 --> 00:10:22,013 Could we get a bottle of Skyy? 215 00:10:22,015 --> 00:10:23,381 You guys look like you deserve Grey Goose. 216 00:10:23,383 --> 00:10:25,950 What do guys who deserve Grey Goose look like? 217 00:10:25,952 --> 00:10:26,984 To begin with, they've got a bottle 218 00:10:26,986 --> 00:10:28,386 of Grey Goose in front of them. 219 00:10:28,388 --> 00:10:30,489 You're quick. Very clever. 220 00:10:30,491 --> 00:10:32,690 Uh, alright, yeah. Grey Goose. 221 00:10:32,692 --> 00:10:34,959 (Molly) They just spent an additional $300 dollars 222 00:10:34,961 --> 00:10:36,993 bringing their total to $900 dollars 223 00:10:36,995 --> 00:10:39,430 for $8 and 50 cents worth of vodka. 224 00:10:39,432 --> 00:10:41,331 But the club doesn't need you to buy a bottle. 225 00:10:41,333 --> 00:10:42,999 They need you to buy five bottles. 226 00:10:43,001 --> 00:10:44,502 So these girls over here 227 00:10:44,504 --> 00:10:46,436 they let you buy them shots for a living. 228 00:10:46,438 --> 00:10:48,205 It would be like waiting in a long line to get into 229 00:10:48,207 --> 00:10:50,675 the Gap so you can pay 1000% percent mark-up 230 00:10:50,677 --> 00:10:53,346 to buy all the employees a pair of pants. 231 00:10:55,447 --> 00:10:57,882 I only had one shift a week. I didn't wanna tell my parents 232 00:10:57,884 --> 00:11:00,383 I was a cocktail waitress and back then, I never turned down 233 00:11:00,385 --> 00:11:02,253 an opportunity to make more money. 234 00:11:02,255 --> 00:11:04,354 So I found a second job as an office assistant. 235 00:11:04,356 --> 00:11:06,990 And that's how I ended up working for Dean Keith. 236 00:11:06,992 --> 00:11:08,593 [instrumental music] 237 00:11:08,595 --> 00:11:11,428 Dean was a partner in Black Hues Investments. 238 00:11:11,430 --> 00:11:13,797 He was a regular at the club, and one night he said... 239 00:11:13,799 --> 00:11:15,269 People seem to take to you. 240 00:11:16,769 --> 00:11:18,768 Hey, how would you like to get paid to go to grad school 241 00:11:18,770 --> 00:11:20,504 and get an MBA in how life works? 242 00:11:20,506 --> 00:11:22,607 What makes you think you know and I don't? 243 00:11:22,609 --> 00:11:25,542 I'm a regular here and you're a waitress here. 244 00:11:25,544 --> 00:11:27,210 Look at the fuckin' scoreboard. 245 00:11:27,212 --> 00:11:29,513 (Molly) Dean explained what my job was by saying... 246 00:11:29,515 --> 00:11:32,484 Me. I'm your job. 247 00:11:32,486 --> 00:11:35,253 (Molly) I answered the phone, made coffee runs, set appointments. 248 00:11:35,255 --> 00:11:37,053 - Made spread sheets. - What is that? 249 00:11:37,055 --> 00:11:38,623 And showed Dean what a spreadsheet was. 250 00:11:38,625 --> 00:11:40,157 Spreadsheet. 251 00:11:40,159 --> 00:11:42,259 But I made $450 dollars a week on top 252 00:11:42,261 --> 00:11:44,327 of the $300 I was making at the club. 253 00:11:44,329 --> 00:11:47,431 Which would be enough to get off my friend's couch. 254 00:11:47,433 --> 00:11:49,867 I remember the day started by being about bagels. 255 00:11:49,869 --> 00:11:51,101 - This is Molly. - Get to the office. 256 00:11:51,103 --> 00:11:52,772 (Dean) Pick up bagels. 257 00:11:54,807 --> 00:11:56,673 Do you mean now? 258 00:11:56,675 --> 00:11:59,210 (Molly) Dean was a Hollywood staple. 259 00:11:59,212 --> 00:12:01,045 Over leveraged. Going broke. 260 00:12:01,047 --> 00:12:02,879 Trying to prove he wasn't broke and making 261 00:12:02,881 --> 00:12:05,849 a true effort to be as vulgar as possible. 262 00:12:05,851 --> 00:12:07,652 Honestly making an effort. 263 00:12:07,654 --> 00:12:09,452 I hadn't told anyone I was a skier 264 00:12:09,454 --> 00:12:11,221 and it was hard not to laugh when Dean said... 265 00:12:11,223 --> 00:12:12,822 Anyone ever teach you how to fuckin' hurry? 266 00:12:12,824 --> 00:12:15,292 - No. - What are those? 267 00:12:15,294 --> 00:12:16,860 Bagels. 268 00:12:16,862 --> 00:12:18,262 - Are these from Blue Bell? - Yeah. 269 00:12:18,264 --> 00:12:20,431 - It's on the way from my house. - Seriously? 270 00:12:20,433 --> 00:12:23,767 You might as well have stopped at a fuckin' homeless shelter! 271 00:12:23,769 --> 00:12:25,036 You might as well have walked into 272 00:12:25,038 --> 00:12:27,504 a mother fucking homeless shelter and said 273 00:12:27,506 --> 00:12:30,641 "I'd like a dozen bagels from this homeless shelter, please." 274 00:12:30,643 --> 00:12:35,178 I do not eat bagels from Blue-fucking-Bell, Molly 275 00:12:35,180 --> 00:12:38,916 because these are poor people bagels! 276 00:12:38,918 --> 00:12:40,250 From where would you like me to get your bagels... 277 00:12:40,252 --> 00:12:41,786 Forget about the fuckin' bagels. 278 00:12:41,788 --> 00:12:42,887 - Done. - Except smarten up. 279 00:12:42,889 --> 00:12:44,287 - Got it. - Hang on. 280 00:12:44,289 --> 00:12:45,855 (Molly) Like I said, the day started 281 00:12:45,857 --> 00:12:49,226 by being about bagels, but that would abruptly change. 282 00:12:49,228 --> 00:12:51,229 My weekly poker game is moving to the Cobra Lounge. 283 00:12:51,231 --> 00:12:53,196 Tomorrow night, and then every Tuesday night. 284 00:12:53,198 --> 00:12:54,331 You'll help run it. 285 00:12:54,333 --> 00:12:55,865 Take these names and numbers. 286 00:12:55,867 --> 00:12:57,468 Tell them to bring ten grand in cash 287 00:12:57,471 --> 00:13:00,374 for the first buy-in. The blinds are 51/100. 288 00:13:01,607 --> 00:13:02,940 - And Molly. - Yeah. 289 00:13:02,942 --> 00:13:04,577 Don't fucking tell anybody. 290 00:13:11,750 --> 00:13:15,319 (Molly) I'd regarded Dean as a nitwit when I regarded him at all. 291 00:13:15,321 --> 00:13:18,256 But on that pad were nine names along with phone numbers of 292 00:13:18,258 --> 00:13:21,459 some of the wealthiest and most famous people in the world. 293 00:13:21,461 --> 00:13:24,594 I put the numbers in my phone and composed a simple message. 294 00:13:24,596 --> 00:13:27,031 There'd be a game tomorrow night at the Cobra Lounge. 295 00:13:27,033 --> 00:13:28,936 There was a $10,000 dollar buy-in. 296 00:13:31,404 --> 00:13:33,573 All nine players confirmed that they'd be there. 297 00:13:36,675 --> 00:13:40,076 All within 90 seconds of my sending the text. 298 00:13:40,078 --> 00:13:43,481 (Molly) The Cobra Lounge sits on the edge of the Sunset Strip. 299 00:13:43,483 --> 00:13:46,450 And in it's heyday was famous for introducing unknown bands 300 00:13:46,452 --> 00:13:49,519 like "The Doors" and "The Beach Boys." 301 00:13:49,521 --> 00:13:52,056 All I knew was school work and skiing. 302 00:13:52,058 --> 00:13:53,657 I'd always figured sophistication 303 00:13:53,659 --> 00:13:55,660 would be easy to learn if I ever needed it. 304 00:13:55,662 --> 00:13:57,662 My cheese platter had a sticker that read 305 00:13:57,664 --> 00:14:01,232 "Cheese From the Great State of Michigan." 306 00:14:01,234 --> 00:14:03,434 Diego, a professional dealer 307 00:14:03,436 --> 00:14:06,336 was setting up the table when I got there. 308 00:14:06,338 --> 00:14:08,372 I Googled "What type of music 309 00:14:08,374 --> 00:14:10,407 do poker players like to listen to?" 310 00:14:10,409 --> 00:14:12,209 and then tried to figure out how to make a playlist 311 00:14:12,211 --> 00:14:14,244 out of one Kenny Rogers song. 312 00:14:14,246 --> 00:14:17,080 I set up the bar... 313 00:14:17,082 --> 00:14:18,682 put out my cheese platter... 314 00:14:18,684 --> 00:14:20,350 and positioned myself at the door where I'd been 315 00:14:20,352 --> 00:14:21,618 instructed to only let in 316 00:14:21,620 --> 00:14:23,219 the names on the list. 317 00:14:23,221 --> 00:14:24,788 I was wearing my best dress, which I had bought 318 00:14:24,790 --> 00:14:28,258 two years earlier at J.C. Penney for $88. 319 00:14:28,260 --> 00:14:30,293 The players started to arrive. 320 00:14:30,295 --> 00:14:32,763 I introduced myself as Molly, Dean's assistant. 321 00:14:32,765 --> 00:14:33,933 For you. 322 00:14:35,367 --> 00:14:37,203 Asked if I could get them a drink. 323 00:14:40,807 --> 00:14:44,111 And took from each of them $10,000 in cash. 324 00:14:46,578 --> 00:14:48,812 - Hi. - Hi. 325 00:14:48,814 --> 00:14:49,982 I'm... 326 00:14:52,684 --> 00:14:53,917 I know. 327 00:14:53,919 --> 00:14:55,985 - Your boss... - Everybody here? 328 00:14:55,987 --> 00:14:57,320 - Yeah. - Hey, buddy. 329 00:14:57,322 --> 00:14:59,159 Fuck off, I'm gonna own your shit. 330 00:15:00,425 --> 00:15:02,892 Ugly dress. Ugly shoes. 331 00:15:02,894 --> 00:15:04,364 Let's play! 332 00:15:06,999 --> 00:15:09,532 (Molly) Diego fanned nine cards out on the table 333 00:15:09,534 --> 00:15:11,704 and the players chose for seats. 334 00:15:21,179 --> 00:15:23,080 (Diego) Eleven and eleven... 335 00:15:23,082 --> 00:15:25,282 He checked, the action's on you. 336 00:15:25,284 --> 00:15:28,918 (Molly) I just finished counting out $90,000 in cash. 337 00:15:28,920 --> 00:15:33,791 I was in a room with movie stars, directors. 338 00:15:33,793 --> 00:15:36,292 Rappers. Boxers. 339 00:15:36,294 --> 00:15:38,265 - He's in trouble. - And business titans. 340 00:15:39,499 --> 00:15:42,399 They were going all in, all the time. 341 00:15:42,401 --> 00:15:45,136 Burning through their buy-ins over and over. 342 00:15:45,138 --> 00:15:47,504 - Here you go. Good luck - Thank you so much. 343 00:15:47,506 --> 00:15:49,840 I don't know. 344 00:15:49,842 --> 00:15:53,042 (Molly) I Googled every word I heard that I didn't know. 345 00:15:53,044 --> 00:15:54,445 - Flop. River. - Fourth Street. 346 00:15:54,447 --> 00:15:56,480 (Molly) Fourth Street. Tilt. Cooler. 347 00:15:56,482 --> 00:15:58,648 - Boat. Nuts. - Yeah, he's pot committed. 348 00:15:58,650 --> 00:15:59,651 Playing the rush. 349 00:16:02,521 --> 00:16:03,988 You keeping track of the buy-ins? 350 00:16:03,990 --> 00:16:06,590 - Yeah. - Where? Where's the paper? 351 00:16:06,592 --> 00:16:07,792 Spreadsheet. 352 00:16:07,794 --> 00:16:10,731 [indistinct chatter] 353 00:16:14,332 --> 00:16:15,802 (male #2) Yeah, motherfucker. 354 00:16:19,038 --> 00:16:20,475 All in. 355 00:16:22,308 --> 00:16:23,773 (Molly) The game ended at 3:30. 356 00:16:23,775 --> 00:16:25,810 And when it did, that's when Dean shouted out... 357 00:16:25,812 --> 00:16:30,947 Hey, tip Molly if you wanna get invited back next week. 358 00:16:30,949 --> 00:16:32,583 (Molly) Tip Molly. 359 00:16:32,585 --> 00:16:36,019 Deep down, I didn't like the sound of that. 360 00:16:36,021 --> 00:16:37,521 Deep down, I knew that when your boss says... 361 00:16:37,523 --> 00:16:38,822 - And Molly. - Yeah. 362 00:16:38,824 --> 00:16:40,657 Don't fucking tell anybody. 363 00:16:40,659 --> 00:16:41,892 (Molly) That's usually not the beginning 364 00:16:41,894 --> 00:16:43,160 of a promising law career. 365 00:16:43,162 --> 00:16:44,697 See you next week. 366 00:16:47,098 --> 00:16:49,300 (Molly) But that was deep down. 367 00:16:49,302 --> 00:16:51,303 I just made $3000. 368 00:17:16,928 --> 00:17:18,695 What are you reading? 369 00:17:18,697 --> 00:17:20,163 "The Crucible." 370 00:17:20,165 --> 00:17:21,764 For school? 371 00:17:21,766 --> 00:17:23,236 My father assigned it. 372 00:17:26,572 --> 00:17:29,240 Do you know how many witches were burned at Salem? 373 00:17:29,242 --> 00:17:30,840 - How many? - None. 374 00:17:30,842 --> 00:17:33,343 They didn't burn witches. It's a myth. They hanged them. 375 00:17:33,345 --> 00:17:36,549 Or drowned them, or crushed them with heavy rocks. 376 00:17:38,517 --> 00:17:40,251 Wait. Aren't... You're Molly Bloom. 377 00:17:40,253 --> 00:17:42,218 - Right? - Yeah. 378 00:17:42,220 --> 00:17:44,655 You don't look the same as in your photos. 379 00:17:44,657 --> 00:17:46,126 None of us do. 380 00:17:47,293 --> 00:17:49,126 - Molly. - Yes. 381 00:17:49,128 --> 00:17:50,660 - I'm Charlie Jaffey. - Oh. 382 00:17:50,662 --> 00:17:52,629 Thank you again for seeing me so early. 383 00:17:52,631 --> 00:17:55,032 - This is my daughter, Stella. - We met. 384 00:17:55,034 --> 00:17:57,667 Isabel will be here in 45 minutes to take you to school. 385 00:17:57,669 --> 00:17:59,503 - Finish your math? - Yeah. 386 00:17:59,505 --> 00:18:01,437 - Civ? You know it? - Yeah. 387 00:18:01,439 --> 00:18:03,006 Could you teach it in class today? 388 00:18:03,008 --> 00:18:06,409 If I asked you to teach me Roman Law, could you do it? 389 00:18:06,411 --> 00:18:08,547 - Yes. - Okay. 390 00:18:10,448 --> 00:18:12,484 So. First things first. 391 00:18:12,486 --> 00:18:14,407 When was the last time you slept? Today's Friday. 392 00:18:15,418 --> 00:18:17,320 Tuesday morning at 5 a.m., I was arrested by the FBI. 393 00:18:17,322 --> 00:18:19,557 I spent Tuesday in L.A. County Jail. 394 00:18:19,559 --> 00:18:21,257 I was assessed to be a minimal flight risk 395 00:18:21,259 --> 00:18:22,993 and bail was set at a $100,000. 396 00:18:22,995 --> 00:18:24,695 My mother signed over her house. 397 00:18:24,697 --> 00:18:26,696 I was released on Wednesday and ordered to appear 398 00:18:26,698 --> 00:18:29,934 in Federal Court in New York's Southern District. 399 00:18:29,936 --> 00:18:31,635 10 a.m. today. 400 00:18:31,637 --> 00:18:32,672 In here. 401 00:18:33,505 --> 00:18:35,175 Close that, will you? 402 00:18:38,843 --> 00:18:41,811 I flew here Wednesday and met with five attorneys yesterday. 403 00:18:41,813 --> 00:18:44,715 Have a seat. You didn't hire any of them? 404 00:18:44,717 --> 00:18:46,417 Three of them had already been taken. 405 00:18:46,419 --> 00:18:48,551 Yeah, 31 people were named in your indictment. 406 00:18:48,553 --> 00:18:50,020 It's Black Friday for criminal lawyers. 407 00:18:50,022 --> 00:18:51,254 How about the other two? 408 00:18:51,256 --> 00:18:52,322 One told me money was his 409 00:18:52,324 --> 00:18:53,756 second favorite form of payment. 410 00:18:53,758 --> 00:18:55,224 - I know him. - The fifth was also taken. 411 00:18:55,226 --> 00:18:57,461 - But he recommended I call you. - Why? 412 00:18:57,463 --> 00:18:58,995 I told him I wanted someone who'd worked in 413 00:18:58,997 --> 00:19:01,700 the prosecutor's office and wasn't even a little bit shady. 414 00:19:04,035 --> 00:19:06,235 Do you know about me? 415 00:19:06,237 --> 00:19:09,039 Um, I've been briefed a little by my daughter, who knows 416 00:19:09,041 --> 00:19:11,507 a lot about your story because her mother's a moron. 417 00:19:11,509 --> 00:19:14,744 - Her mother reads the tabloids? - Yeah, and I read them too. 418 00:19:14,746 --> 00:19:17,047 I read your indictment after I got your call last night 419 00:19:17,049 --> 00:19:18,948 and I bought your book. 420 00:19:18,950 --> 00:19:21,185 I'm only on page 112, but, Molly, did you commit 421 00:19:21,187 --> 00:19:22,953 a felony and then write a book about it? 422 00:19:22,955 --> 00:19:24,355 I haven't run a game in over two years. 423 00:19:24,357 --> 00:19:25,589 Not to spoil the ending, but that's 424 00:19:25,591 --> 00:19:26,756 when the government raided my game 425 00:19:26,758 --> 00:19:28,391 and took all my money assuming 426 00:19:28,393 --> 00:19:30,927 all of it was made illegally, which it wasn't. 427 00:19:30,929 --> 00:19:32,963 I've been living in my mother's house in Telluride 428 00:19:32,965 --> 00:19:36,699 and... I wrote the book so I could start paying off debts. 429 00:19:36,701 --> 00:19:38,702 I just finished the press tour for the book and I moved back 430 00:19:38,704 --> 00:19:41,672 to Los Angeles so I could start over. 431 00:19:41,674 --> 00:19:45,341 Hm. You ran games in L.A. for roughly eight years? 432 00:19:45,343 --> 00:19:47,511 - Yeah. Right. - Without taking a rake? 433 00:19:47,513 --> 00:19:49,346 And then you ran games in New York for roughly two. 434 00:19:49,348 --> 00:19:51,483 Well, I took a rake for the last six months. 435 00:19:51,485 --> 00:19:56,119 In the first 112 pages, you name a bunch of names. 436 00:19:56,121 --> 00:19:57,454 - Sorry? - Uh. 437 00:19:57,456 --> 00:19:58,688 You named the names of some movie stars 438 00:19:58,690 --> 00:20:00,991 that played in your game. 439 00:20:00,993 --> 00:20:02,525 Yeah. 440 00:20:02,527 --> 00:20:04,730 That not against some sort of poker code? 441 00:20:06,931 --> 00:20:08,465 Am I supposed to be sitting all the way over here? 442 00:20:08,467 --> 00:20:10,303 - Can you hear me from there? - Yeah. 443 00:20:11,937 --> 00:20:13,503 Are you taking me on as a client? 444 00:20:13,505 --> 00:20:15,505 My retainer is $250,000. 445 00:20:15,507 --> 00:20:17,977 Do you have $250,000? 446 00:20:19,145 --> 00:20:21,645 No. I don't have anything. 447 00:20:21,647 --> 00:20:23,080 What about the sales from your book? 448 00:20:23,082 --> 00:20:25,483 The book isn't jumping off the shelves. 449 00:20:25,485 --> 00:20:27,485 But I will find a way to pay you, Charlie. 450 00:20:27,487 --> 00:20:28,854 Ask around about me. 451 00:20:29,988 --> 00:20:31,722 Unfortunately, the people I'd ask 452 00:20:31,724 --> 00:20:33,624 are goin' away for a while. 453 00:20:33,626 --> 00:20:36,526 What happened on Tuesday morning was called a "GPS Takedown." 454 00:20:36,528 --> 00:20:38,795 Thirty-one people were arrested in the same instant. 455 00:20:38,797 --> 00:20:41,330 Something in excess of 600 agents were dispatched 456 00:20:41,332 --> 00:20:43,032 to locations in New York and L.A. 457 00:20:43,034 --> 00:20:45,234 in coordinated strikes with automatic weapons. 458 00:20:45,236 --> 00:20:47,472 And you're trying to tell me you're in my office 459 00:20:47,474 --> 00:20:50,307 because you raked a game of Texas Hold 'Em? 460 00:20:50,309 --> 00:20:52,542 Have you seen the other names in your indictment? 461 00:20:52,544 --> 00:20:54,845 "Nicholas Kozlowski. Peter Druzhinsky. 462 00:20:54,847 --> 00:20:56,612 Peter Antonovich. The Gershen Brothers." 463 00:20:56,614 --> 00:20:58,115 I mean come on, Molly, just how deep 464 00:20:58,117 --> 00:20:59,449 into the Russian mob were you? 465 00:20:59,451 --> 00:21:00,986 Because your book doesn't say. 466 00:21:17,570 --> 00:21:20,436 Why are you making your daughter read "The Crucible?" 467 00:21:20,438 --> 00:21:21,871 So she can see what happens to a group 468 00:21:21,873 --> 00:21:23,674 of bored teenage girls when they gossip. 469 00:21:23,676 --> 00:21:25,375 - I never read the play. - Many consider it to be... 470 00:21:25,377 --> 00:21:26,810 The best play of the 20th century. 471 00:21:26,812 --> 00:21:28,011 Is that what many consider it to be... 472 00:21:28,013 --> 00:21:30,513 I don't defend violent criminals. 473 00:21:30,515 --> 00:21:32,616 - I've never hurt anyone... - Your friends have. 474 00:21:32,618 --> 00:21:34,618 I've never heard of 90% of the names... 475 00:21:34,620 --> 00:21:35,718 - On the indictment. - And the other 10%? 476 00:21:35,720 --> 00:21:36,820 I didn't know they were connected. 477 00:21:36,822 --> 00:21:38,054 I'd no idea who they were. 478 00:21:38,056 --> 00:21:39,656 Let me ask you a question. 479 00:21:39,658 --> 00:21:42,626 The character in the book you call "Dean Keith" 480 00:21:42,628 --> 00:21:45,462 he didn't say "Poor people bagels," did he? 481 00:21:45,464 --> 00:21:46,830 I think I know who he is. 482 00:21:46,832 --> 00:21:47,997 I think I know a real estate lawyer 483 00:21:47,999 --> 00:21:49,299 that worked with him and quit. 484 00:21:49,301 --> 00:21:50,667 He said... 485 00:21:50,669 --> 00:21:52,104 "Nigger bagels," right? 486 00:21:58,110 --> 00:22:00,010 I'm not telling you his real name. He's not involved in this. 487 00:22:00,012 --> 00:22:02,148 But you were willing to name some names. 488 00:22:06,217 --> 00:22:08,685 [chair scraping the floor] 489 00:22:08,687 --> 00:22:10,320 Why is the FBI arresting me 490 00:22:10,322 --> 00:22:11,821 two years after I stopped running games? 491 00:22:11,823 --> 00:22:13,991 Were you paid extra in your book deal 492 00:22:13,993 --> 00:22:15,595 to name the movie stars? 493 00:22:18,997 --> 00:22:21,397 I'm not your guy, Molly. 494 00:22:21,399 --> 00:22:24,670 I wish you good luck, but this just isn't for me. 495 00:22:25,638 --> 00:22:27,475 [Charlie sighs] 496 00:22:33,012 --> 00:22:34,478 [sighs] 497 00:22:34,480 --> 00:22:36,679 I didn't know who the Russians were. 498 00:22:36,681 --> 00:22:39,081 I can get you the $250,000. 499 00:22:39,083 --> 00:22:40,551 I left 10 times that on the street. 500 00:22:40,553 --> 00:22:41,651 It'll just take some time. 501 00:22:41,653 --> 00:22:42,886 We regularly lend out our best 502 00:22:42,888 --> 00:22:45,188 litigators like me to the ACLU 503 00:22:45,190 --> 00:22:47,590 Southern Poverty Law Center, veterans groups. 504 00:22:47,592 --> 00:22:49,827 But I don't think I can convince my partners 505 00:22:49,829 --> 00:22:51,962 to take a flyer on "The Poker Princess." 506 00:22:51,964 --> 00:22:53,763 I didn't name myself "The Poker Princess." 507 00:22:53,765 --> 00:22:57,099 Uh, "Molly Bloom, the self proclaimed Poker Princess..." 508 00:22:57,101 --> 00:22:58,268 Is that "Us Weekly?" 509 00:22:58,270 --> 00:22:59,903 Yeah, I would agree it would be unusual 510 00:22:59,905 --> 00:23:01,839 for them to print something that wasn't true. 511 00:23:01,841 --> 00:23:03,307 But it's not true, and if you think 512 00:23:03,309 --> 00:23:06,009 a Princess can do what I did, you're incorrect. 513 00:23:06,011 --> 00:23:07,578 I'm getting you don't think much of me. 514 00:23:07,580 --> 00:23:09,580 But what if every one of your ill-informed 515 00:23:09,582 --> 00:23:11,581 unsophisticated opinions about me were wrong? 516 00:23:11,583 --> 00:23:12,916 - I'd be amazed. - Yeah. You know what, bud? 517 00:23:12,918 --> 00:23:14,485 - You would. - You don't need me. 518 00:23:14,487 --> 00:23:17,457 - You need a publicist. - No, I need a fucking lawyer! 519 00:23:24,396 --> 00:23:26,032 You didn't answer my question. 520 00:23:28,833 --> 00:23:30,570 When was the last time you slept? 521 00:23:33,572 --> 00:23:35,041 It was a while ago. 522 00:23:43,515 --> 00:23:45,282 Alright. 523 00:23:45,284 --> 00:23:46,949 I'm gonna walk you through the arraignment this morning 524 00:23:46,951 --> 00:23:48,385 'cause you shouldn't do that alone. 525 00:23:48,387 --> 00:23:50,353 I'm gonna put some bodies on you and walk you 526 00:23:50,355 --> 00:23:52,388 through the side door, 'cause I don't know 527 00:23:52,390 --> 00:23:53,423 what you've got on the Russians. 528 00:23:53,425 --> 00:23:54,925 But neither do they. 529 00:23:54,927 --> 00:23:56,693 And the Russians take care of shit. 530 00:23:56,695 --> 00:23:58,231 Do you understand what I'm saying? 531 00:24:01,033 --> 00:24:02,101 Yes. 532 00:24:03,369 --> 00:24:06,272 [instrumental music] 533 00:24:07,739 --> 00:24:10,706 Almost. You gotta keep your eyes up, alright? 534 00:24:10,708 --> 00:24:12,242 Always gotta look ahead. 535 00:24:12,244 --> 00:24:13,276 If you look down 536 00:24:13,278 --> 00:24:14,513 that's where you're gonna go. 537 00:24:16,348 --> 00:24:17,580 Alright? 538 00:24:17,582 --> 00:24:18,814 If you look down 539 00:24:18,816 --> 00:24:20,951 that's where you'll go, alright? 540 00:24:20,953 --> 00:24:22,789 - Yeah. - Alright. 541 00:24:25,457 --> 00:24:26,924 Let's go. 542 00:24:26,926 --> 00:24:28,425 (Molly) My father's a therapist 543 00:24:28,427 --> 00:24:30,560 and psychology professor at Colorado State. 544 00:24:30,562 --> 00:24:31,994 No! No! 545 00:24:31,996 --> 00:24:33,062 (Molly) The second rule of his house 546 00:24:33,064 --> 00:24:34,630 is that academic excellence 547 00:24:34,632 --> 00:24:36,667 and athletic excellence weren't optional. 548 00:24:36,669 --> 00:24:38,834 You can't be afraid of it, alright? 549 00:24:38,836 --> 00:24:40,570 Don't play defense. 550 00:24:40,572 --> 00:24:41,705 (Molly) And the first rule 551 00:24:41,707 --> 00:24:42,973 was that he made all the rules. 552 00:24:42,975 --> 00:24:43,840 Again. 553 00:24:43,842 --> 00:24:45,574 Dad, I'm pretty tired. 554 00:24:45,576 --> 00:24:47,610 Hon, she's tired. 555 00:24:47,612 --> 00:24:49,545 We've been out here since 6 o'clock. 556 00:24:49,547 --> 00:24:51,016 Her lips are blue. 557 00:24:52,383 --> 00:24:54,019 - You're tired? - Yeah. 558 00:24:57,288 --> 00:24:58,757 What's another word for tired? 559 00:25:00,793 --> 00:25:03,630 Name a synonym for tired and we'll get in the car. 560 00:25:04,697 --> 00:25:06,163 Weak. 561 00:25:06,165 --> 00:25:07,830 That's right. 562 00:25:07,832 --> 00:25:09,067 Let's go home. 563 00:25:09,701 --> 00:25:11,901 Again. 564 00:25:11,903 --> 00:25:14,370 (Molly) I decided to postpone law school another year. 565 00:25:14,372 --> 00:25:16,540 After six weeks of tips, I went to Barneys 566 00:25:16,542 --> 00:25:19,476 and asked for a dress that made me look nothing like myself. 567 00:25:19,478 --> 00:25:21,410 I'd overheard stories about games that folded 568 00:25:21,412 --> 00:25:24,880 after one bad night and I needed this one to keep going. 569 00:25:24,882 --> 00:25:27,283 And I needed to bring value to it. 570 00:25:27,285 --> 00:25:29,453 (Molly) I knew if I wanted to cement my place 571 00:25:29,455 --> 00:25:31,320 there was one guy I needed to team up with. 572 00:25:31,322 --> 00:25:32,489 Ten thousand. 573 00:25:32,491 --> 00:25:34,157 (Molly) And that was this man. 574 00:25:34,159 --> 00:25:36,592 The game had regulars and the game had guests. 575 00:25:36,594 --> 00:25:38,861 And four of the regulars were famous actors. 576 00:25:38,863 --> 00:25:40,797 And I'm gonna call one of them Player X. 577 00:25:40,799 --> 00:25:42,064 I'm all in. 578 00:25:42,066 --> 00:25:43,132 (Molly) Player X subscribed 579 00:25:43,134 --> 00:25:44,701 to the belief that money won 580 00:25:44,703 --> 00:25:46,203 was twice as good as money earned. 581 00:25:46,205 --> 00:25:48,905 He lived to beat people and take their money. 582 00:25:48,907 --> 00:25:50,639 Here's Player X talking to one of the guests 583 00:25:50,641 --> 00:25:51,907 into folding the winning hand. 584 00:25:51,909 --> 00:25:54,276 I swear on... look at me. 585 00:25:54,278 --> 00:25:56,682 I swear on my mother's life, I have you. 586 00:25:59,418 --> 00:26:02,819 (Molly) Player X was the best player at the table, and tonight... 587 00:26:02,821 --> 00:26:04,290 this guy was the worst. 588 00:26:08,026 --> 00:26:09,592 He's staring at his cards. 589 00:26:09,594 --> 00:26:11,194 Even a reasonably good amateur 590 00:26:11,196 --> 00:26:13,429 would know it was mathematically the best hand. 591 00:26:13,431 --> 00:26:15,665 Which in poker is called "The Nuts." 592 00:26:15,667 --> 00:26:17,434 There was $47,000 in the pot 593 00:26:17,436 --> 00:26:19,069 and the guest was holding the nuts. 594 00:26:19,071 --> 00:26:20,536 But he was starting to get confused 595 00:26:20,538 --> 00:26:22,205 because a movie star was talking to him. 596 00:26:22,207 --> 00:26:24,374 My mother's life man, I'm not messing with you. 597 00:26:24,376 --> 00:26:25,408 Why would you be telling me? 598 00:26:25,410 --> 00:26:26,609 Either I am messing with you 599 00:26:26,611 --> 00:26:27,711 or you're new to the game. 600 00:26:27,713 --> 00:26:28,945 You've had bad cards all night. 601 00:26:28,947 --> 00:26:30,813 You should've folded after the flop 602 00:26:30,815 --> 00:26:32,448 and I don't wanna win more of your money this way. 603 00:26:32,450 --> 00:26:33,752 I've got queens under here. 604 00:26:35,120 --> 00:26:36,255 Take your time. 605 00:26:49,668 --> 00:26:51,801 - Fold. - Fuck you. 606 00:26:51,803 --> 00:26:53,837 - No! - Oh. 607 00:26:53,839 --> 00:26:56,976 [instrumental music] 608 00:27:01,080 --> 00:27:03,813 (Molly) A fish is a particular kind of player. 609 00:27:03,815 --> 00:27:05,415 A fish has money. 610 00:27:05,417 --> 00:27:08,018 A fish plays loose and doesn't fold a lot. 611 00:27:08,020 --> 00:27:10,820 A fish is good... but not too good. 612 00:27:10,822 --> 00:27:12,254 There's an ATM in the hall, bro. 613 00:27:12,256 --> 00:27:13,491 (Molly) The Cobra Lounge may belong 614 00:27:13,493 --> 00:27:14,925 to Dean Keith. 615 00:27:14,927 --> 00:27:16,426 But the game belonged to Player X. 616 00:27:16,428 --> 00:27:18,160 People wanted to say they played with him. 617 00:27:18,162 --> 00:27:19,495 The same way they wanted to say 618 00:27:19,497 --> 00:27:21,063 they rode on Air Force One. 619 00:27:21,065 --> 00:27:22,698 My job security was gonna depend 620 00:27:22,700 --> 00:27:24,333 on bringing him his fish. 621 00:27:24,335 --> 00:27:26,035 But where would I find people with a lot of money 622 00:27:26,037 --> 00:27:27,436 who didn't know how to spend it 623 00:27:27,438 --> 00:27:29,039 and liked to be around celebrities? 624 00:27:29,041 --> 00:27:30,773 If they say they're interested in poker 625 00:27:30,775 --> 00:27:33,042 you give 'em my number, I vet them. 626 00:27:33,044 --> 00:27:34,610 They end up playing in a game... 627 00:27:34,612 --> 00:27:37,613 I'll give you a $1000 the first time they play. 628 00:27:37,615 --> 00:27:39,916 Five hundred every time after that. 629 00:27:39,918 --> 00:27:42,486 Be sure to mention these guys are all regulars. 630 00:27:42,488 --> 00:27:43,720 Is this true? 631 00:27:43,722 --> 00:27:44,957 These guys play? 632 00:27:46,891 --> 00:27:50,060 (Molly) The Commerce Casino is off the 5 freeway in East L.A. 633 00:27:50,062 --> 00:27:53,096 And no one's ever gonna confuse it with Monte Carlo. 634 00:27:53,098 --> 00:27:54,697 I'd watch the tables for a while 635 00:27:54,699 --> 00:27:56,765 before I approached a friendly-looking pit boss. 636 00:27:56,767 --> 00:27:59,602 Third chair at table eight can't lose. 637 00:27:59,604 --> 00:28:02,672 Unless there are players at his table who can win. 638 00:28:02,674 --> 00:28:05,308 You know about the game at the Cobra Lounge, right? 639 00:28:05,310 --> 00:28:06,342 Sure. 640 00:28:06,344 --> 00:28:08,778 One thousand for every player you send me. 641 00:28:08,780 --> 00:28:10,780 You get a piece of what they lose. 642 00:28:10,782 --> 00:28:12,282 No pros. 643 00:28:12,284 --> 00:28:14,317 I'm Molly. 644 00:28:14,319 --> 00:28:15,918 (Molly) Poker was my Trojan horse 645 00:28:15,920 --> 00:28:18,754 into the highest level of finance, technology 646 00:28:18,756 --> 00:28:20,624 politics, entertainment, art. 647 00:28:20,626 --> 00:28:22,158 All I had to do was listen. 648 00:28:22,160 --> 00:28:24,127 The art world is controlled by a few major dealers. 649 00:28:24,129 --> 00:28:26,362 China's Telecom companies wanna partner with other providers. 650 00:28:26,364 --> 00:28:28,063 The owners don't mind spending $30 million 651 00:28:28,065 --> 00:28:30,567 on an outfielder that hits 320 with 110 RBI. 652 00:28:30,569 --> 00:28:31,901 They alone control the market. 653 00:28:31,903 --> 00:28:34,271 They chose the artist they wanna be important. 654 00:28:34,273 --> 00:28:35,738 They don't mind spending $10 million 655 00:28:35,740 --> 00:28:37,974 on a pitcher who is 8-14 this season. 656 00:28:37,976 --> 00:28:39,576 - It's gonna be Gephardt. - They set the prices. 657 00:28:39,578 --> 00:28:42,479 They even mark 'em up, 70, 80, 90 percent. 658 00:28:42,481 --> 00:28:45,282 They're all very excited about a company called Twitter. 659 00:28:45,284 --> 00:28:47,617 Unregulated money. Usually all cash. Unreported. 660 00:28:47,619 --> 00:28:49,418 - His days are numbered. - His days are numbered. 661 00:28:49,420 --> 00:28:50,786 I don't know how much longer she's gonna be in that job. 662 00:28:50,788 --> 00:28:51,820 - She's done. - She's gone. 663 00:28:51,822 --> 00:28:53,255 All in. 664 00:28:53,257 --> 00:28:54,291 (Molly) People have asked me what 665 00:28:54,293 --> 00:28:55,692 my goal was at that point. 666 00:28:55,694 --> 00:28:57,327 What was my end game? 667 00:28:57,329 --> 00:28:59,862 Back then, I would have laughed at that question. 668 00:28:59,864 --> 00:29:01,630 I was raised to be a champion. 669 00:29:01,632 --> 00:29:03,166 My goal was to win. 670 00:29:03,168 --> 00:29:04,967 At what and against whom? 671 00:29:04,969 --> 00:29:07,369 - Those were just details. - I'm all in. 672 00:29:07,371 --> 00:29:08,672 (Molly) I had my own apartment now. 673 00:29:08,674 --> 00:29:09,805 I'll take it. 674 00:29:09,807 --> 00:29:11,840 (Molly) A new car... 675 00:29:11,842 --> 00:29:14,109 and $17,000 in a shoebox. 676 00:29:14,111 --> 00:29:16,082 Law school could wait one more year. 677 00:29:18,050 --> 00:29:21,350 (male #3) Next, please. Come on through. 678 00:29:21,352 --> 00:29:25,222 Step on up please. Thank you. Come on through. 679 00:29:25,224 --> 00:29:27,823 So. Here's all that's gonna happen today. 680 00:29:27,825 --> 00:29:29,259 Judge is gonna ask each defendant 681 00:29:29,261 --> 00:29:30,560 if they've read the indictment 682 00:29:30,562 --> 00:29:32,795 or they'd like the court to read it to them. 683 00:29:32,797 --> 00:29:35,130 Then the judge is gonna ask how you plead. 684 00:29:35,132 --> 00:29:37,167 You're gonna answer, "Not guilty." 685 00:29:37,169 --> 00:29:38,601 I'll make it clear for the record 686 00:29:38,603 --> 00:29:39,668 that I'm not your counsel 687 00:29:39,670 --> 00:29:40,936 but I am appearing on your behalf 688 00:29:40,938 --> 00:29:42,004 at the arraignment. 689 00:29:42,006 --> 00:29:43,540 In propria persona. 690 00:29:43,542 --> 00:29:45,841 In propria persona means on your behalf. 691 00:29:45,843 --> 00:29:47,109 - Yeah. - No. 692 00:29:47,111 --> 00:29:48,744 I'm saying it means on your behalf. 693 00:29:48,746 --> 00:29:49,945 I am appearing on your behalf. 694 00:29:49,947 --> 00:29:50,981 In propria persona means 695 00:29:50,983 --> 00:29:52,514 you're appearing on your behalf. 696 00:29:52,516 --> 00:29:53,852 Not my behalf. 697 00:29:55,454 --> 00:29:57,954 I'll check that out, but the point is... 698 00:29:57,956 --> 00:29:59,321 I'm not your lawyer. 699 00:29:59,323 --> 00:30:01,326 And I'll make that clear for the record. 700 00:30:11,136 --> 00:30:14,273 [indistinct chatter] 701 00:30:16,707 --> 00:30:18,177 [gavel pounding] 702 00:30:19,945 --> 00:30:22,012 That's us over there. 703 00:30:22,014 --> 00:30:23,713 You know, why don't you sit there? 704 00:30:23,715 --> 00:30:25,217 And you sit on the other side. 705 00:30:32,323 --> 00:30:35,324 You've gotta good judge. He's a good guy. 706 00:30:35,326 --> 00:30:38,194 - Counsel, please... - How about the prosecutor? 707 00:30:38,196 --> 00:30:40,030 (Harrison) Good morning, Your Honor, Harrison Wellstone 708 00:30:40,032 --> 00:30:42,432 Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District 709 00:30:42,434 --> 00:30:44,734 joined at counsel table by Assistant U.S. Attorney 710 00:30:44,736 --> 00:30:48,905 Eric Brennan and FBI Special Agent Deborah D'Angelo. 711 00:30:48,907 --> 00:30:50,372 Thank you. 712 00:30:50,374 --> 00:30:52,574 Are there any oral motions at this time? 713 00:30:52,576 --> 00:30:54,010 Switch with me. 714 00:30:54,012 --> 00:30:56,178 [indistinct chattering] 715 00:30:56,180 --> 00:30:58,348 On behalf of the defendant... 716 00:30:58,350 --> 00:31:01,117 Just in case your lawyer doesn't mention it 717 00:31:01,119 --> 00:31:02,452 next time you appear in front of the judge 718 00:31:02,454 --> 00:31:05,422 you might wanna re-think your clothes. Okay? 719 00:31:05,424 --> 00:31:07,494 You look like the Cinemax version of yourself. 720 00:31:08,959 --> 00:31:10,926 I sold my clothes when the government seized 721 00:31:10,928 --> 00:31:12,595 all of my money two years ago. 722 00:31:12,597 --> 00:31:15,165 Which, incidentally, was the last time I ran a game. 723 00:31:15,167 --> 00:31:17,766 But I think I already mentioned that. 724 00:31:17,768 --> 00:31:19,336 - Okay. - Not guilty. 725 00:31:19,338 --> 00:31:20,736 - Thank you, you may be seated. - Hey. Switch back. 726 00:31:20,738 --> 00:31:24,475 Defendant number two. Nicholas Segel. 727 00:31:24,477 --> 00:31:26,943 (Judge) Has the defendant seen a copy of the indictment? 728 00:31:26,945 --> 00:31:28,278 (Nicholas) Yes, Your Honor. 729 00:31:28,280 --> 00:31:29,779 Have you discussed it with your lawyer? 730 00:31:29,781 --> 00:31:31,414 (Nicholas) Yes. 731 00:31:31,416 --> 00:31:32,415 Switch back. 732 00:31:32,417 --> 00:31:33,917 (Nicholas) Yes. 733 00:31:33,919 --> 00:31:36,552 - And how do you plead? - Not guilty. 734 00:31:36,554 --> 00:31:38,620 Thank you, you may have your seat. 735 00:31:38,622 --> 00:31:40,122 Your old boss. 736 00:31:40,124 --> 00:31:42,257 The one in the book you called Dean Keith. 737 00:31:42,259 --> 00:31:43,827 He was terrible to you. 738 00:31:43,829 --> 00:31:45,794 Why cover up for him by changing it 739 00:31:45,796 --> 00:31:47,429 to "poor people bagels?" 740 00:31:47,431 --> 00:31:50,032 I promise you it couldn't matter less. 741 00:31:50,034 --> 00:31:52,569 (Judge) Has the defendant seen a copy of the indictment? 742 00:31:52,571 --> 00:31:55,871 - Just making conversation. - Yes, your honor. 743 00:31:55,873 --> 00:31:58,174 - Hey, switch back. - Discussed with your lawyer? 744 00:31:58,176 --> 00:32:01,211 - I have. - How do you plead this time? 745 00:32:01,213 --> 00:32:02,579 Not guilty. 746 00:32:02,581 --> 00:32:04,347 (Judge) Have a seat. 747 00:32:04,349 --> 00:32:07,282 Defendant number four. Molly Bloom. 748 00:32:07,284 --> 00:32:10,422 [indistinct chatter] 749 00:32:13,824 --> 00:32:16,393 Good morning, Your Honor. Uh, Charles Jaffey 750 00:32:16,395 --> 00:32:19,065 for the defendant, just for the purposes... 751 00:32:23,768 --> 00:32:26,101 [instrumental music] 752 00:32:26,103 --> 00:32:28,937 Well, it's good to see you, Mr. Jaffey. 753 00:32:28,939 --> 00:32:30,409 Are you with us this morning? 754 00:32:33,210 --> 00:32:35,244 Mr. Jaffey? 755 00:32:35,246 --> 00:32:38,580 Uh, yes, sir. Just, uh, one moment. 756 00:32:38,582 --> 00:32:42,318 - Switch back. - Seriously? 757 00:32:42,320 --> 00:32:44,620 You said you left ten times that much on the street. 758 00:32:44,622 --> 00:32:48,590 In my office, when I said the retainer was $250,000 759 00:32:48,592 --> 00:32:50,894 you said, "I left ten times that much..." 760 00:32:50,896 --> 00:32:52,262 Yeah. 761 00:32:52,264 --> 00:32:54,563 Counsel! I need to record your appearance. 762 00:32:54,565 --> 00:32:58,400 If it please the court, Your Honor, Just one moment. 763 00:32:58,402 --> 00:33:00,669 You're extended credit, you're destitute 764 00:33:00,671 --> 00:33:02,906 and you leave two and a half million dollars on the street? 765 00:33:02,908 --> 00:33:04,440 I had to. 766 00:33:04,442 --> 00:33:05,908 Didn't anyone try to buy your debt sheet? 767 00:33:05,910 --> 00:33:08,278 Everyone tried to buy my debt sheet. Is this... 768 00:33:08,280 --> 00:33:10,847 Why didn't you sell it like you sold your clothes? 769 00:33:10,849 --> 00:33:13,649 - I couldn't. - Why? 770 00:33:13,651 --> 00:33:16,322 I couldn't be sure how they were gonna collect. 771 00:33:19,591 --> 00:33:21,726 I was afraid you were gonna say that. 772 00:33:26,931 --> 00:33:28,097 Counsel! 773 00:33:28,099 --> 00:33:29,698 [clears throat] 774 00:33:29,700 --> 00:33:30,699 Yes, your Honor. Uh... 775 00:33:30,701 --> 00:33:32,268 Charles Jaffey for the defendant. 776 00:33:32,270 --> 00:33:33,735 For the purposes of this hearing only? 777 00:33:33,737 --> 00:33:36,138 No, sir. I am Molly Bloom's attorney. 778 00:33:36,140 --> 00:33:38,541 Uh, she's read the indictment, discussed it with her lawyer. 779 00:33:38,543 --> 00:33:40,176 Waives the right to have it read to her 780 00:33:40,178 --> 00:33:42,911 and pleads "Not guilty." 781 00:33:42,913 --> 00:33:44,880 Thank you, you may be seated. 782 00:33:44,882 --> 00:33:47,649 (female #2) Defendant number five! Ilian Gershen! 783 00:33:47,651 --> 00:33:49,686 (Gershen) Good morning, Your Honor. 784 00:33:49,688 --> 00:33:51,286 I'm gonna have to keep reading your book. 785 00:33:51,288 --> 00:33:54,022 [instrumental music] 786 00:33:54,024 --> 00:33:56,225 (Molly) There was a track star of the 1930's 787 00:33:56,227 --> 00:33:58,360 named Matthew Robinson. 788 00:33:58,362 --> 00:34:00,295 Matthew Robinson shattered the Olympic record 789 00:34:00,297 --> 00:34:03,933 in the 200 at the Berlin Games in 1936. 790 00:34:03,935 --> 00:34:07,436 Absolutely shattered the Olympic record... 791 00:34:07,438 --> 00:34:08,937 and came in second. 792 00:34:08,939 --> 00:34:11,840 The man who came in first was Jesse Owens. 793 00:34:11,842 --> 00:34:13,909 Jesse Owens went on to be a legend. 794 00:34:13,911 --> 00:34:16,111 Matthew Robinson went on to be a janitor 795 00:34:16,113 --> 00:34:18,482 at a whites-only middle school in Pasadena. 796 00:34:18,484 --> 00:34:21,583 The difference was 4/10 of a second. 797 00:34:21,585 --> 00:34:22,985 As if that wasn't enough 798 00:34:22,987 --> 00:34:24,454 Matthew Robinson had a little brother 799 00:34:24,456 --> 00:34:25,488 who was also an athlete. 800 00:34:25,490 --> 00:34:27,592 His name was Jackie. 801 00:34:28,526 --> 00:34:29,591 I have two younger brothers 802 00:34:29,593 --> 00:34:31,426 who are overachievers as well. 803 00:34:31,428 --> 00:34:33,862 While I was ranked third in North America 804 00:34:33,864 --> 00:34:36,699 my brother Jeremy was number one in the world. 805 00:34:36,701 --> 00:34:40,168 And while I was placing into AP Chemistry as a sophomore 806 00:34:40,170 --> 00:34:41,603 my brother Jordan was doing it 807 00:34:41,605 --> 00:34:42,971 when he was 12-years-old or something. 808 00:34:42,973 --> 00:34:44,507 I don't know. 809 00:34:44,509 --> 00:34:46,708 I was a hot shot student and a hot shot skier 810 00:34:46,710 --> 00:34:48,744 everywhere but my own house. 811 00:34:48,746 --> 00:34:51,848 As I got older, I began to bait my father into fights 812 00:34:51,850 --> 00:34:53,583 without really knowing why I was doing it. 813 00:34:53,585 --> 00:34:55,654 What did everyone learn in school today? 814 00:35:00,692 --> 00:35:03,192 Uh... I learned that Sigmund Freud 815 00:35:03,194 --> 00:35:04,726 was both a misogynist and an idiot. 816 00:35:04,728 --> 00:35:06,663 And anyone who relies on his theories 817 00:35:06,665 --> 00:35:08,297 of human psychology is a quack. 818 00:35:08,299 --> 00:35:09,598 I don't know why you'd say that. 819 00:35:09,600 --> 00:35:11,668 You asked me what I learned in school today. 820 00:35:11,670 --> 00:35:13,438 - Is this Mrs. Linwood? - Yup. 821 00:35:14,538 --> 00:35:16,205 Did she happen to mention anything 822 00:35:16,207 --> 00:35:18,174 about his work on the unconscious mind? 823 00:35:18,176 --> 00:35:21,076 His dream analysis has the credibility of a horoscope. 824 00:35:21,078 --> 00:35:22,679 But what got my attention 825 00:35:22,681 --> 00:35:24,980 was that he opposed the women's emancipation movement. 826 00:35:24,982 --> 00:35:26,248 He believed that a woman's life 827 00:35:26,250 --> 00:35:27,616 is about her reproductive functions. 828 00:35:27,618 --> 00:35:29,252 So you're really getting to the nuts and bolts 829 00:35:29,254 --> 00:35:30,486 of why middle-class suburban white girls 830 00:35:30,488 --> 00:35:31,654 have been oppressed for centuries. 831 00:35:31,656 --> 00:35:32,855 No, Mrs. Linwood was just... 832 00:35:32,857 --> 00:35:36,192 Barbara Linwood doesn't like men, Molly. 833 00:35:36,194 --> 00:35:38,594 She doesn't like dicks, dad, there's a difference. 834 00:35:38,596 --> 00:35:39,864 Molly... 835 00:35:43,969 --> 00:35:45,634 Don't disrespect me like that at the table. 836 00:35:45,636 --> 00:35:46,668 I wasn't disrespecting you. 837 00:35:46,670 --> 00:35:48,438 I was disrespecting Freud. 838 00:35:48,440 --> 00:35:49,739 And it's the kitchen table 839 00:35:49,741 --> 00:35:51,306 not the tomb of the unknown soldier. 840 00:35:51,308 --> 00:35:53,576 And I'm a professional psychologist, not a quack. 841 00:35:53,578 --> 00:35:55,011 - I never said you were... - Yeah, you did. 842 00:35:55,013 --> 00:35:56,348 And don't do it again. 843 00:35:59,350 --> 00:36:01,049 And don't ever use language like that again. 844 00:36:01,051 --> 00:36:03,719 Okay. Ignore my teachers, watch my language 845 00:36:03,721 --> 00:36:05,420 and respect the kitchen table. 846 00:36:05,422 --> 00:36:06,656 What else do I need to do before 847 00:36:06,658 --> 00:36:08,056 I'm allowed to disagree with you? 848 00:36:08,058 --> 00:36:09,324 Make your own money 849 00:36:09,326 --> 00:36:12,027 so you can live in your own house... 850 00:36:12,029 --> 00:36:13,498 and eat your own food. 851 00:36:16,400 --> 00:36:18,467 (Molly) I'd been running the game for three years 852 00:36:18,469 --> 00:36:21,136 and saved $58,000. 853 00:36:21,138 --> 00:36:22,772 I was recruiting and vetting players. 854 00:36:22,774 --> 00:36:24,172 - Keeping the books. - Call. 855 00:36:24,174 --> 00:36:25,641 Collecting and delivering checks. 856 00:36:25,643 --> 00:36:27,076 Meeting the needs of all the players 857 00:36:27,078 --> 00:36:28,511 through out the week and still working 858 00:36:28,513 --> 00:36:30,078 full time for Dean Keith. 859 00:36:30,080 --> 00:36:32,348 Who made it clear that if I quit the office job 860 00:36:32,350 --> 00:36:33,415 I'd lose the game. 861 00:36:33,417 --> 00:36:35,083 - Call. - Eights, full of nines. 862 00:36:35,085 --> 00:36:38,022 [clamoring] 863 00:36:45,496 --> 00:36:46,895 I thought he had trips too. 864 00:36:46,897 --> 00:36:48,531 He was slow-playing into the river 865 00:36:48,533 --> 00:36:50,500 and he hid the pocket eights pretty well. 866 00:36:50,502 --> 00:36:52,235 It's a tough beat, man. 867 00:36:52,237 --> 00:36:54,673 - You owe the game... - I know what I owe the game! 868 00:36:57,641 --> 00:36:58,741 I wanna talk to you a minute. 869 00:36:58,743 --> 00:37:00,208 - Okay. - In the hall. 870 00:37:00,210 --> 00:37:03,479 ♪ It came from heartache ♪ 871 00:37:03,481 --> 00:37:06,081 ♪ Then it died ♪ 872 00:37:06,083 --> 00:37:08,987 ♪ From the street... ♪♪ 873 00:37:11,188 --> 00:37:12,524 Is he cheating? 874 00:37:13,658 --> 00:37:14,623 No. 875 00:37:14,625 --> 00:37:16,926 - How would you know? - I'd know. 876 00:37:16,928 --> 00:37:18,261 He and Diego aren't in bed together? 877 00:37:18,263 --> 00:37:19,565 No. 878 00:37:20,431 --> 00:37:22,498 What about him and you? 879 00:37:22,500 --> 00:37:23,965 A 52 card deck produces 880 00:37:23,967 --> 00:37:26,502 hundreds of millions of random patterns. 881 00:37:26,504 --> 00:37:28,804 But every time one of you loses two weeks in a row 882 00:37:28,806 --> 00:37:30,306 you're sure something fishy is going on? 883 00:37:30,308 --> 00:37:31,543 Come on. 884 00:37:34,446 --> 00:37:36,746 I'm gonna stop paying you. 885 00:37:36,748 --> 00:37:40,049 - What do you mean? - As my assistant. 886 00:37:40,051 --> 00:37:41,485 - Are you firing me? - I'm not firing you. 887 00:37:41,487 --> 00:37:42,652 I'm just gonna stop paying you. 888 00:37:42,654 --> 00:37:44,020 You get paid once a week from the game. 889 00:37:44,022 --> 00:37:45,420 It doesn't seem fair. 890 00:37:45,422 --> 00:37:46,822 But I also have a job working for you 24 hours... 891 00:37:46,824 --> 00:37:48,824 And if you didn't have a job 892 00:37:48,826 --> 00:37:50,993 you wouldn't have the game. You understand what I'm saying? 893 00:37:50,995 --> 00:37:52,994 I understand each of the words that you're saying but I don't... 894 00:37:52,996 --> 00:37:55,732 - Look! - 24 hours a day, every day. 895 00:37:55,734 --> 00:37:57,165 But you're gonna stop paying me to do that job 896 00:37:57,167 --> 00:37:59,402 because I'm making too much money doing my second job? 897 00:37:59,404 --> 00:38:01,170 And if I say no, I'll lose both jobs? 898 00:38:01,172 --> 00:38:02,404 Because it doesn't seem fair? 899 00:38:02,406 --> 00:38:04,507 Business is bad right now. 900 00:38:04,509 --> 00:38:05,911 Welcome to the real world. 901 00:38:07,846 --> 00:38:10,513 Alright, here it is. Banks are loaning you money. 902 00:38:10,515 --> 00:38:11,848 And they shouldn't. 903 00:38:11,850 --> 00:38:13,449 You're a bad risk, they know it. 904 00:38:13,451 --> 00:38:14,917 So the debt service on your loans 905 00:38:14,919 --> 00:38:17,353 is close to 20%, which is crazy. 906 00:38:17,355 --> 00:38:19,355 Twenty percent is barely survivable 907 00:38:19,357 --> 00:38:20,757 if it's a bridge loan. 908 00:38:20,759 --> 00:38:22,391 But, like for instance 909 00:38:22,393 --> 00:38:25,527 it's taken you 10 years to build seven houses. 910 00:38:25,529 --> 00:38:27,496 All of which are worth less than they were 911 00:38:27,498 --> 00:38:29,565 before you built them, because the housing market 912 00:38:29,567 --> 00:38:31,734 is on a downward trajectory for the first time 913 00:38:31,736 --> 00:38:32,902 in the history of houses. 914 00:38:32,904 --> 00:38:35,472 And that's why business is doing bad. 915 00:38:35,474 --> 00:38:38,174 Not because you're paying me $450 a week. 916 00:38:38,176 --> 00:38:39,475 You're a business savant? 917 00:38:39,477 --> 00:38:40,942 I've read every piece of paper in your office. 918 00:38:40,944 --> 00:38:42,645 You're making thousands in tips every week. 919 00:38:42,647 --> 00:38:44,179 Why do you care about $450? 920 00:38:44,181 --> 00:38:45,982 Because I don't want to pick up your dry cleaning for free! 921 00:38:45,984 --> 00:38:49,317 Well, you don't have bargaining power here! 922 00:38:49,319 --> 00:38:51,890 You can refuse the pay cut but you could lose the game. 923 00:38:53,924 --> 00:38:55,393 Cash me out, please. 924 00:38:57,094 --> 00:38:58,527 (Molly) I wasn't gonna wait for Dean 925 00:38:58,529 --> 00:38:59,728 to take the game away from me 926 00:38:59,730 --> 00:39:02,098 before I put a plan in place. 927 00:39:02,100 --> 00:39:03,665 The next morning, I made appointments 928 00:39:03,667 --> 00:39:05,467 at the Four Seasons, The Peninsula 929 00:39:05,469 --> 00:39:07,071 and the Beverly Hills Hotel. 930 00:39:08,205 --> 00:39:11,339 The suite was $5200 a night. 931 00:39:11,341 --> 00:39:13,009 I spent $17,000 932 00:39:13,011 --> 00:39:15,677 on a shuffle master that was installed in the table. 933 00:39:15,679 --> 00:39:17,712 Faster, more reliable shuffles. 934 00:39:17,714 --> 00:39:19,248 Less downtime between hands. 935 00:39:19,250 --> 00:39:20,917 Food was brought in from Mr. Chow 936 00:39:20,919 --> 00:39:23,319 and available to eat on the side tables. 937 00:39:23,321 --> 00:39:24,654 There was Macallan 18 938 00:39:24,656 --> 00:39:26,656 Belvedere, 1942 939 00:39:26,658 --> 00:39:29,090 Remy Martin, and a '88 Lafite Rothschild 940 00:39:29,092 --> 00:39:32,094 served by a bartender who'd already memorized your drink. 941 00:39:32,096 --> 00:39:35,130 Cohibas and Monte Cristo were in the humidor. 942 00:39:35,132 --> 00:39:36,898 A professional stylist turned me 943 00:39:36,900 --> 00:39:38,734 into what my defense attorney would later call 944 00:39:38,736 --> 00:39:41,270 "The Cinemax version of myself." 945 00:39:41,272 --> 00:39:43,572 I spent almost everything I had in preparation 946 00:39:43,574 --> 00:39:45,040 for the phone call I knew was coming. 947 00:39:45,042 --> 00:39:46,511 [phone ringing] 948 00:39:51,181 --> 00:39:52,915 - Hello. - I want you to listen to me. 949 00:39:52,917 --> 00:39:54,851 - 'Cause you need to hear this. - Where are you? 950 00:39:54,853 --> 00:39:57,085 I need to tell you something in plain English 951 00:39:57,087 --> 00:39:58,654 and I need to know that you understood it. 952 00:39:58,656 --> 00:40:01,190 - Dean. - You are unimportant. 953 00:40:01,192 --> 00:40:02,625 Do you hear me? 954 00:40:02,627 --> 00:40:04,694 And you are fired. 955 00:40:04,696 --> 00:40:05,994 The job, the game... 956 00:40:05,996 --> 00:40:07,996 - You're fired. - Can I ask why? 957 00:40:07,998 --> 00:40:09,998 How many of my friends are you sleeping with? 958 00:40:10,000 --> 00:40:11,299 I'm not sleeping with any of 'em. 959 00:40:11,301 --> 00:40:12,768 That's not what I heard. 960 00:40:12,770 --> 00:40:15,404 Listen to me. With a HAZMAT suit, I wouldn't... 961 00:40:15,406 --> 00:40:17,074 Can I give you some advice? 962 00:40:18,275 --> 00:40:19,708 Lose the bitchy air. 963 00:40:19,710 --> 00:40:22,011 Lose the superior air. 964 00:40:22,013 --> 00:40:23,645 And go to the office and get your stuff 965 00:40:23,647 --> 00:40:25,484 and be out of there before I show up. 966 00:40:26,350 --> 00:40:27,785 Hey, are you Molly? 967 00:40:28,453 --> 00:40:29,552 Yeah. 968 00:40:29,554 --> 00:40:30,953 I'm Leah, um... 969 00:40:30,955 --> 00:40:33,022 Dean asked me to pack your personals. 970 00:40:33,024 --> 00:40:34,056 I appreciate it. 971 00:40:34,058 --> 00:40:36,058 He also asked me to get the numbers 972 00:40:36,060 --> 00:40:39,427 of tonight's players so I can confirm the list. 973 00:40:39,429 --> 00:40:41,230 (Leah) I'm really sorry. 974 00:40:41,232 --> 00:40:42,233 Don't be. 975 00:40:44,067 --> 00:40:45,567 My phone's in my car. 976 00:40:45,569 --> 00:40:46,802 Uh, I'll text you all the numbers 977 00:40:46,804 --> 00:40:48,436 you need when I get downstairs. 978 00:40:48,438 --> 00:40:50,873 I texted my replacement a bunch of random numbers 979 00:40:50,875 --> 00:40:52,241 with 310 area codes. 980 00:40:52,243 --> 00:40:53,342 Then I sent a text 981 00:40:53,344 --> 00:40:54,643 to the players for tonight 982 00:40:54,645 --> 00:40:56,145 and told them the game had been moved 983 00:40:56,147 --> 00:40:59,882 to the Four Seasons Hotel, Suite 1401. 984 00:40:59,884 --> 00:41:02,918 - Hey, how you doing? - Drink? 985 00:41:02,920 --> 00:41:04,420 - Thank you very much. - Do you a part... 986 00:41:04,422 --> 00:41:05,654 (Molly) I'd love to. 987 00:41:05,656 --> 00:41:07,924 Yeah? So this guy's producing it. 988 00:41:07,926 --> 00:41:09,458 You should, uh, come down. 989 00:41:09,460 --> 00:41:11,994 - Amazing. - Yeah, it'll be fun. 990 00:41:11,996 --> 00:41:15,133 [singing in foreign language] 991 00:41:24,908 --> 00:41:27,078 Fellas, can I have your attention for a moment? 992 00:41:29,179 --> 00:41:30,281 [music stops] 993 00:41:33,518 --> 00:41:34,686 Where's Dean? 994 00:41:36,386 --> 00:41:39,721 I'll be hosting a game in this suite every Tuesday night. 995 00:41:39,723 --> 00:41:42,792 If you play tonight, you'll be guaranteed a chair for a year. 996 00:41:42,794 --> 00:41:45,728 If you prefer to play at the Cobra Lounge... 997 00:41:45,730 --> 00:41:47,866 there'll be no hard feelings. 998 00:41:53,737 --> 00:41:55,036 Let's play. 999 00:41:55,038 --> 00:41:56,605 (Molly) The game is mine now. 1000 00:41:56,607 --> 00:41:59,976 I incorporated and Molly Bloom Event Planning was born. 1001 00:41:59,978 --> 00:42:02,944 I paid taxes and 1099'd my employees. 1002 00:42:02,946 --> 00:42:05,348 I never became romantically or sexually involved 1003 00:42:05,350 --> 00:42:06,715 with any of the players. 1004 00:42:06,717 --> 00:42:08,384 The game would have fallen apart. 1005 00:42:08,386 --> 00:42:11,219 This was back when I was still making good decisions. 1006 00:42:11,221 --> 00:42:12,922 And I went to a lawyer to make absolutely sure 1007 00:42:12,924 --> 00:42:14,723 all this was legal. 1008 00:42:14,725 --> 00:42:16,257 - Are you taking a rake? - No. 1009 00:42:16,259 --> 00:42:18,127 Then you're not breaking the law. 1010 00:42:18,129 --> 00:42:19,862 - But can I give you advice? - Please. 1011 00:42:19,864 --> 00:42:21,364 There's a saying in my business. 1012 00:42:21,366 --> 00:42:24,232 Don't break the law when you're breaking the law. 1013 00:42:24,234 --> 00:42:26,569 - What do you mean? - No drugs. No prostitutes. 1014 00:42:26,571 --> 00:42:27,969 No muscle to collect debts. 1015 00:42:27,971 --> 00:42:29,505 Oh, I don't do anything like that. 1016 00:42:29,507 --> 00:42:31,540 But you just said I wasn't breaking the law. 1017 00:42:31,542 --> 00:42:33,576 You wanna keep it that way because you don't wanna 1018 00:42:33,578 --> 00:42:35,259 break the law when you're breaking the law. 1019 00:42:36,346 --> 00:42:38,147 Am I breaking the law? 1020 00:42:38,149 --> 00:42:39,315 Not really. 1021 00:42:39,317 --> 00:42:41,417 We're able to find out for sure, aren't we? 1022 00:42:41,419 --> 00:42:42,685 Laws are written down. 1023 00:42:42,687 --> 00:42:44,420 You're not taking a percentage of the pot? 1024 00:42:44,422 --> 00:42:45,621 No. 1025 00:42:45,623 --> 00:42:48,190 You're running a square game. 1026 00:42:48,192 --> 00:42:50,494 (Molly) My game had a tricky ecosystem. 1027 00:42:50,495 --> 00:42:52,027 These guys could buy anything. 1028 00:42:52,029 --> 00:42:53,529 But here, in this room 1029 00:42:53,531 --> 00:42:55,130 you couldn't buy your win. 1030 00:42:55,132 --> 00:42:57,599 You couldn't buy me, you couldn't buy the girls. 1031 00:42:57,601 --> 00:43:00,002 And you couldn't buy a seat at the table. 1032 00:43:00,004 --> 00:43:02,638 There's nothing as sweet as a win you have to work for. 1033 00:43:02,640 --> 00:43:06,409 And the wins and loses were compelling, and they were real. 1034 00:43:06,411 --> 00:43:08,677 Of course, it helped that the players were gambling addicts. 1035 00:43:08,679 --> 00:43:10,148 Can I see you for a second? 1036 00:43:16,020 --> 00:43:17,619 (Molly) Jay, you're famous. 1037 00:43:17,621 --> 00:43:19,654 You are an international rock star. 1038 00:43:19,656 --> 00:43:21,690 Oh, I wasn't sure you'd noticed. 1039 00:43:21,692 --> 00:43:23,292 You can't send emails like that. 1040 00:43:23,294 --> 00:43:25,393 Well, it's not a federal production, okay? 1041 00:43:25,395 --> 00:43:28,163 I just invited you to Cabo for the weekend. 1042 00:43:28,165 --> 00:43:30,532 The next woman you send an email like that to 1043 00:43:30,534 --> 00:43:31,634 is not gonna be me. 1044 00:43:31,636 --> 00:43:33,402 It's going to be someone else. 1045 00:43:33,404 --> 00:43:34,603 You're playing with fire. 1046 00:43:34,605 --> 00:43:36,371 I'm telling you that I'm in love with you 1047 00:43:36,373 --> 00:43:38,873 and you are worried about me getting blackmailed? 1048 00:43:38,875 --> 00:43:41,009 Oh, my, that just makes me more into you. 1049 00:43:41,011 --> 00:43:43,746 Lemon head. They won't need to blackmail you. 1050 00:43:43,748 --> 00:43:46,181 They can get just as much money from TMZ. 1051 00:43:46,183 --> 00:43:48,284 And TMZ will give them what they really want. 1052 00:43:48,286 --> 00:43:49,918 Tell me the truth. Was mine the first love letter 1053 00:43:49,920 --> 00:43:50,953 you've gotten from a player? 1054 00:43:50,955 --> 00:43:52,420 It was the seventh. 1055 00:43:52,422 --> 00:43:53,855 All digitally transmitted. 1056 00:43:53,857 --> 00:43:55,690 You are begging for your life to be turned 1057 00:43:55,692 --> 00:43:57,726 into a very public hell. 1058 00:43:57,728 --> 00:43:59,094 So that's a no on Cabo? 1059 00:43:59,096 --> 00:44:00,895 Why don't you just give your wife and kids a break 1060 00:44:00,897 --> 00:44:02,297 and run 'em over with a limo? 1061 00:44:02,299 --> 00:44:04,232 I love the way that you talk to me. 1062 00:44:04,234 --> 00:44:05,235 Oh, God. 1063 00:44:11,074 --> 00:44:12,907 - I've had a thought. - Yeah? 1064 00:44:12,909 --> 00:44:14,145 Raise the stakes. 1065 00:44:17,047 --> 00:44:18,049 To what? 1066 00:44:19,250 --> 00:44:22,254 50k buy-in. Blinds are 250/500. 1067 00:44:25,388 --> 00:44:27,725 - That's a 500 percent hike. - Yeah. 1068 00:44:29,092 --> 00:44:30,494 I don't think it's a good idea. 1069 00:44:30,495 --> 00:44:32,256 Could you guys give me the room for a second? 1070 00:44:34,265 --> 00:44:35,266 Sure. 1071 00:44:40,404 --> 00:44:41,904 The players that are losing a $100,000 a week 1072 00:44:41,906 --> 00:44:43,304 are gonna be losing half a million. 1073 00:44:43,306 --> 00:44:44,839 The players winning a $100,000 a week... 1074 00:44:44,841 --> 00:44:46,674 Will have no one left to play with. 1075 00:44:46,676 --> 00:44:49,043 Players are gonna get hurt, others are gonna get killed. 1076 00:44:49,045 --> 00:44:51,045 And some will drop out. It's not sustainable. 1077 00:44:51,047 --> 00:44:52,216 We'll lose the game. 1078 00:44:53,650 --> 00:44:55,016 Find new players. 1079 00:44:55,018 --> 00:44:57,486 (Molly) He meant "Find new fish." 1080 00:44:57,488 --> 00:44:58,654 I went recruiting again. 1081 00:44:58,656 --> 00:45:00,523 First up was Donnie Silverman. 1082 00:45:00,525 --> 00:45:02,857 Donnie won the World Series of Poker last year 1083 00:45:02,859 --> 00:45:04,826 and got in touch with me through one of the players. 1084 00:45:04,828 --> 00:45:06,395 Are you fucking nuts? 1085 00:45:06,397 --> 00:45:08,663 Donnie Silverman won the World Series of Poker. 1086 00:45:08,665 --> 00:45:10,098 You can watch it online. 1087 00:45:10,100 --> 00:45:12,500 He took 11 hands at the final table. 1088 00:45:12,502 --> 00:45:14,969 But he had the nuts on eight of them. 1089 00:45:14,971 --> 00:45:17,239 And three of those... 1090 00:45:17,241 --> 00:45:19,674 Three were two outers with four players still in the hand. 1091 00:45:19,676 --> 00:45:20,976 He ran hot. 1092 00:45:20,978 --> 00:45:23,145 He doesn't lock his chips down, he's reckless. 1093 00:45:23,147 --> 00:45:26,581 He gives tons of action and he's got $12 million. 1094 00:45:26,583 --> 00:45:29,520 [instrumental music] 1095 00:45:31,355 --> 00:45:34,192 You know, I don't like playing poker. 1096 00:45:34,859 --> 00:45:35,991 Why do you play? 1097 00:45:35,993 --> 00:45:38,060 I like destroying lives. 1098 00:45:38,062 --> 00:45:39,264 Give him a chair. 1099 00:45:40,797 --> 00:45:43,998 (Molly) The next recruit was Brad Marion. 1100 00:45:44,000 --> 00:45:45,601 Who everyone called Bad Brad 1101 00:45:45,603 --> 00:45:49,404 because he was uniquely terrible at this game. 1102 00:45:49,406 --> 00:45:51,839 If there was a worse player in the world 1103 00:45:51,841 --> 00:45:54,275 Brad would still find a way to lose to him. 1104 00:45:54,277 --> 00:45:56,277 Sorry, I don't have a chair, but you're welcome to a drink. 1105 00:45:56,279 --> 00:45:58,346 No, I just came to introduce you to, uh, Brad... 1106 00:45:58,348 --> 00:46:00,248 (male #4) I'm all in. Calling it. 1107 00:46:00,250 --> 00:46:02,083 - Yeah, I call. - Sorry. 1108 00:46:02,085 --> 00:46:03,719 I just wanted to introduce you to Brad Marion. 1109 00:46:03,721 --> 00:46:05,453 - He wants to play. - Give me his information. 1110 00:46:05,455 --> 00:46:07,422 - I'll check him out. - Derek's gonna vouch for him. 1111 00:46:07,424 --> 00:46:09,592 "Derek's gonna vouch for him" meant Derek would cover 1112 00:46:09,594 --> 00:46:13,298 any losses if Brad didn't pay, up to any amount. 1113 00:46:16,000 --> 00:46:17,799 - Hi, I'm Molly Bloom. - Brad Marion. 1114 00:46:17,801 --> 00:46:19,335 - Nice to meet you. - You too. 1115 00:46:19,337 --> 00:46:21,603 (Molly) But he could pay and had to. 1116 00:46:21,605 --> 00:46:24,505 Because he embraced the fallacy of being pot committed. 1117 00:46:24,507 --> 00:46:25,907 I'm all in. 1118 00:46:25,909 --> 00:46:27,477 (Molly) You've already invested so much 1119 00:46:27,479 --> 00:46:30,980 you might as well see it through to the end. 1120 00:46:30,982 --> 00:46:33,514 Bad Brad had raised $700 million 1121 00:46:33,516 --> 00:46:36,384 for a fund that traded oil futures and every week 1122 00:46:36,386 --> 00:46:39,388 he came to the game, lost a $100,000 and tipped me 1123 00:46:39,390 --> 00:46:42,391 five thousand so he could play the next week. 1124 00:46:42,393 --> 00:46:44,627 He wasn't getting any better... 1125 00:46:44,629 --> 00:46:46,364 and the guys were feasting on him. 1126 00:46:50,467 --> 00:46:52,534 Can I get another 50? 1127 00:46:52,536 --> 00:46:54,873 - Can we talk for a second? - Sure. 1128 00:46:56,940 --> 00:46:58,273 Brad, this game might not be for you. 1129 00:46:58,275 --> 00:47:00,477 I know I'm no card shark. 1130 00:47:00,479 --> 00:47:01,947 No, you're not. 1131 00:47:04,382 --> 00:47:06,547 Here are your losses after ten weeks. 1132 00:47:06,549 --> 00:47:09,183 And you've won... never. 1133 00:47:09,185 --> 00:47:11,552 It's actually a statistical anomaly. 1134 00:47:11,554 --> 00:47:13,024 Yeah. I know. 1135 00:47:14,225 --> 00:47:15,290 I like playing with the guys. 1136 00:47:15,292 --> 00:47:17,025 I don't have that many friends. 1137 00:47:17,027 --> 00:47:19,060 Don't take my seat away. 1138 00:47:19,062 --> 00:47:20,362 I can tip you more. 1139 00:47:20,364 --> 00:47:21,897 No. 1140 00:47:21,899 --> 00:47:23,299 Your tips are very generous. 1141 00:47:23,301 --> 00:47:25,333 How about I-I get you some books. 1142 00:47:25,335 --> 00:47:27,935 Or even, even a pro to give you lessons? 1143 00:47:27,937 --> 00:47:30,505 Yeah, maybe. 1144 00:47:30,507 --> 00:47:33,107 - Yeah, let me think about it. - Okay. 1145 00:47:33,109 --> 00:47:35,978 (Molly) Turned out Bad Brad knew what he was doing. 1146 00:47:35,980 --> 00:47:37,479 He was getting customers. 1147 00:47:37,481 --> 00:47:39,248 He'd drop his 100K at the game 1148 00:47:39,250 --> 00:47:41,317 and pick up four million for his hedge fund. 1149 00:47:41,319 --> 00:47:43,085 - Tell him what's smart... - Not me. 1150 00:47:43,087 --> 00:47:45,054 (Molly) More on that later, but first 1151 00:47:45,056 --> 00:47:46,355 Harlan Eustice. 1152 00:47:46,357 --> 00:47:47,690 Player X said he met Harlan 1153 00:47:47,692 --> 00:47:49,058 at the Commerce Casino 1154 00:47:49,060 --> 00:47:50,525 and that he'd be good for the game. 1155 00:47:50,527 --> 00:47:52,427 But I wasn't seeing what he was seeing. 1156 00:47:52,429 --> 00:47:56,297 He played tight, folding after the hole cards 64% of the time. 1157 00:47:56,299 --> 00:47:58,333 It wasn't clear where his money came from. 1158 00:47:58,335 --> 00:48:00,369 He produced backyard wrestling videos 1159 00:48:00,371 --> 00:48:02,270 and other low-rent productions. 1160 00:48:02,272 --> 00:48:03,572 But worst of all 1161 00:48:03,574 --> 00:48:06,174 Harlan Eustice was a good card player. 1162 00:48:06,176 --> 00:48:09,310 Why would Player X want someone at the game who could beat him? 1163 00:48:09,312 --> 00:48:12,014 I learned the answer to that one the hard way. 1164 00:48:12,016 --> 00:48:14,382 - How was your flight? - Just fine. 1165 00:48:14,384 --> 00:48:16,585 How are you paying for tickets between L.A. and New York? 1166 00:48:16,587 --> 00:48:18,619 I had two million points left on my Amex. 1167 00:48:18,621 --> 00:48:20,221 They took the card, but let me keep the points. 1168 00:48:20,223 --> 00:48:21,422 Which I thought was nice of them. 1169 00:48:21,424 --> 00:48:23,726 - You had meetings. - Hmm? 1170 00:48:23,728 --> 00:48:25,828 You had meetings in L.A. about your book and life rights. 1171 00:48:25,830 --> 00:48:27,061 - I did. - Was there any interest? 1172 00:48:27,063 --> 00:48:28,563 A company that owns four thousand 1173 00:48:28,565 --> 00:48:29,464 video poker machines 1174 00:48:29,466 --> 00:48:31,165 wants to put my face on them. 1175 00:48:31,167 --> 00:48:33,335 Anything else? 1176 00:48:33,337 --> 00:48:35,136 "Treat Magazine" made a generous offer. 1177 00:48:35,138 --> 00:48:36,472 - "Treat?" - It's a new magazine. 1178 00:48:36,474 --> 00:48:38,273 For the high-end photography enthusiast. 1179 00:48:38,275 --> 00:48:40,375 - They want you to pose naked. - I'd be the April treat. 1180 00:48:40,377 --> 00:48:42,143 I meant interest in your book. 1181 00:48:42,145 --> 00:48:44,045 Ah, yeah. 1182 00:48:44,047 --> 00:48:46,982 - Any offers? - A few, I guess. 1183 00:48:46,984 --> 00:48:49,016 Couple... 1184 00:48:49,018 --> 00:48:50,052 Five. 1185 00:48:50,054 --> 00:48:51,420 - Really? - Yeah. 1186 00:48:51,422 --> 00:48:53,020 - And... - I passed. 1187 00:48:53,022 --> 00:48:54,422 You're destitute and you passed on 1188 00:48:54,424 --> 00:48:56,023 five offers to turn your book into a movie. 1189 00:48:56,025 --> 00:48:57,058 You will be paid, Charlie. 1190 00:48:57,060 --> 00:48:58,226 I'm just curious as to why 1191 00:48:58,228 --> 00:48:59,395 you passed on what would appear to be 1192 00:48:59,397 --> 00:49:01,330 the only way out you have. 1193 00:49:01,332 --> 00:49:02,531 Creative differences. 1194 00:49:02,533 --> 00:49:04,333 - Okay. - Should we start? 1195 00:49:04,335 --> 00:49:06,435 You know, I am gonna figure you out. 1196 00:49:06,437 --> 00:49:07,636 Well, let me know what you find. 1197 00:49:07,638 --> 00:49:11,038 You see this? This is discovery. 1198 00:49:11,040 --> 00:49:13,442 Let's see what we discovered. 1199 00:49:13,444 --> 00:49:16,244 Over here we have Peter Druzhinsky 1200 00:49:16,246 --> 00:49:18,980 Peter Antonovich and Peter Slobo. 1201 00:49:18,982 --> 00:49:20,181 The three Petes. 1202 00:49:20,183 --> 00:49:21,315 Now the three Petes run a chain 1203 00:49:21,317 --> 00:49:22,784 of corrupt medical clinics 1204 00:49:22,786 --> 00:49:24,920 and have been committing insurance fraud 1205 00:49:24,922 --> 00:49:28,156 wire fraud and mail fraud on an epic scale. 1206 00:49:28,158 --> 00:49:29,391 Now, over here we have 1207 00:49:29,393 --> 00:49:32,560 the Ragnyada-Gershen Organization. 1208 00:49:32,562 --> 00:49:34,695 They're a worldwide bookmaking operation 1209 00:49:34,697 --> 00:49:37,098 handling hundreds of millions of dollars a year 1210 00:49:37,100 --> 00:49:38,699 in illegal sports betting. 1211 00:49:38,701 --> 00:49:39,868 And over here, we have 1212 00:49:39,870 --> 00:49:42,538 the Alexander-Habib Organization. 1213 00:49:42,540 --> 00:49:45,239 This is also an illegal sports betting organization. 1214 00:49:45,241 --> 00:49:48,310 But this one, financed by an art gallery 1215 00:49:48,312 --> 00:49:51,746 owned by Shillel Habib, who everyone calls... 1216 00:49:51,748 --> 00:49:53,217 Shelly. 1217 00:49:56,953 --> 00:50:01,123 This is the Russian Mafia and the three are tied together 1218 00:50:01,125 --> 00:50:04,226 in the indictment through... 1219 00:50:04,228 --> 00:50:05,397 a poker game. 1220 00:50:06,529 --> 00:50:08,464 - Were they tapping my phones? - No. 1221 00:50:08,466 --> 00:50:09,498 (Molly) Thank God. 1222 00:50:09,500 --> 00:50:10,531 They were tapping the phones 1223 00:50:10,533 --> 00:50:11,833 of everyone you talked to. 1224 00:50:11,835 --> 00:50:13,201 Okay. 1225 00:50:13,203 --> 00:50:14,969 They got you confirming that you ran raked games 1226 00:50:14,971 --> 00:50:17,605 at the Plaza Hotel and various locations in New York. 1227 00:50:17,607 --> 00:50:19,907 They've also got a confidential informant 1228 00:50:19,909 --> 00:50:22,643 confirming that you ran raked games at the Plaza Hotel 1229 00:50:22,645 --> 00:50:24,413 and various locations in New York. 1230 00:50:24,415 --> 00:50:28,116 You were in violation of 1955, which is a part of the U.S. Code 1231 00:50:28,118 --> 00:50:31,252 that makes it illegal to run an illegal gambling business. 1232 00:50:31,254 --> 00:50:32,753 You know what you did? 1233 00:50:32,755 --> 00:50:35,089 You finished writing a book before the good part happened. 1234 00:50:35,091 --> 00:50:37,726 You really get a kick out of yourself, don't you? 1235 00:50:37,728 --> 00:50:39,728 You know, I don't like this picture. 1236 00:50:39,730 --> 00:50:41,362 - Thank you. - You're like the cat... 1237 00:50:41,364 --> 00:50:42,531 That ate the canary and then told 1238 00:50:42,533 --> 00:50:43,931 the canary's parents about it. 1239 00:50:43,933 --> 00:50:45,199 It's the picture the publisher wanted 1240 00:50:45,201 --> 00:50:46,235 and I didn't get a vote. 1241 00:50:46,237 --> 00:50:47,636 I liked the book, good story. 1242 00:50:47,638 --> 00:50:49,003 - Well told. - Thank you. 1243 00:50:49,005 --> 00:50:50,272 I need you to tell it again, though. 1244 00:50:50,274 --> 00:50:51,406 From the beginning, and this time 1245 00:50:51,408 --> 00:50:53,074 without skipping over the Russians. 1246 00:50:53,076 --> 00:50:54,409 (Jaffey) Would you like a glass of water? 1247 00:50:54,411 --> 00:50:56,246 I'd like a glass of Bourbon. 1248 00:50:59,149 --> 00:51:01,215 - One more thing. - Yeah? 1249 00:51:01,217 --> 00:51:02,583 I need your hard drives. 1250 00:51:02,585 --> 00:51:04,152 - Going back how far? - What do you mean? 1251 00:51:04,154 --> 00:51:06,955 Well, I kept my hard drives when I'd buy a new laptop. 1252 00:51:06,957 --> 00:51:08,123 - You're kidding. - No. 1253 00:51:08,125 --> 00:51:09,424 It had a record of who owed what 1254 00:51:09,426 --> 00:51:10,458 and spreadsheets on the players. 1255 00:51:10,460 --> 00:51:11,592 It has more than that. 1256 00:51:11,594 --> 00:51:12,994 Every time you charge your phone 1257 00:51:12,996 --> 00:51:14,563 by plugging it into the computer 1258 00:51:14,565 --> 00:51:15,998 the computer takes a record 1259 00:51:16,000 --> 00:51:17,866 of all your text messages and emails. 1260 00:51:17,868 --> 00:51:20,335 My laptop has a record of all text messages and emails 1261 00:51:20,337 --> 00:51:21,837 received years ago on phones 1262 00:51:21,839 --> 00:51:23,538 that have been smashed with an aluminum bat? 1263 00:51:23,540 --> 00:51:26,607 I wanna run a forensic imaging on your hard drives. 1264 00:51:26,609 --> 00:51:28,710 Oh, no. Thanks anyway, but I'll be destroying those hard drives. 1265 00:51:28,712 --> 00:51:30,444 No, you can't do that, they're evidence. 1266 00:51:30,446 --> 00:51:31,880 I'm going to blow them up, I am literally gonna use 1267 00:51:31,882 --> 00:51:33,483 explosives and scatter the remains in the sea. 1268 00:51:33,485 --> 00:51:35,349 Except you told me they exist. 1269 00:51:35,351 --> 00:51:36,486 You're gonna have to pretend I didn't tell you. 1270 00:51:36,488 --> 00:51:37,953 - Can't do that. - Yes, you can. 1271 00:51:37,955 --> 00:51:39,054 You wanted a lawyer that 1272 00:51:39,056 --> 00:51:40,389 wasn't even a little bit shady. 1273 00:51:40,391 --> 00:51:41,556 New information has come to light. 1274 00:51:41,558 --> 00:51:42,590 - I see that was stupid. - Molly. 1275 00:51:42,592 --> 00:51:43,926 There are no hard drives. 1276 00:51:43,928 --> 00:51:45,627 If you destroy evidence and obstruct justice 1277 00:51:45,629 --> 00:51:47,462 on top of the charges already brought against you 1278 00:51:47,464 --> 00:51:50,165 in this case, you will be, I promise, incarcerated. 1279 00:51:50,167 --> 00:51:52,601 You don't understand what's in those text messages. 1280 00:51:52,603 --> 00:51:54,536 I understand you've had boyfriends and there'll be 1281 00:51:54,538 --> 00:51:56,572 some exchanges that are a little bit, you know, embarrassing... 1282 00:51:56,574 --> 00:51:59,308 I don't care about embarrassing text messages from boyfriends 1283 00:51:59,310 --> 00:52:01,076 as there is not left the smallest corner 1284 00:52:01,078 --> 00:52:02,411 of my private life 1285 00:52:02,413 --> 00:52:04,712 that isn't available for public scrutiny. 1286 00:52:04,714 --> 00:52:07,516 There are messages that would destroy other lives. 1287 00:52:07,518 --> 00:52:09,284 There are messages that would end careers 1288 00:52:09,286 --> 00:52:10,786 and obliterate families. 1289 00:52:10,788 --> 00:52:13,522 If those the text messages were to be made public... 1290 00:52:13,524 --> 00:52:14,922 - They won't be. - If they were... 1291 00:52:14,924 --> 00:52:17,259 - They won't be. - It would be catastrophic. 1292 00:52:17,261 --> 00:52:18,694 - I'm a lawyer, I'm legally... - No. 1293 00:52:18,696 --> 00:52:20,895 Listen to me, I am legally prohibited 1294 00:52:20,897 --> 00:52:21,897 from disclosing anything... 1295 00:52:21,899 --> 00:52:23,331 Someone leaked my last deposition 1296 00:52:23,333 --> 00:52:24,933 to the National Enquirer, Charlie. 1297 00:52:24,935 --> 00:52:26,534 - Butterball? - My last lawyer's name... 1298 00:52:26,536 --> 00:52:28,536 Was Butterman and he was one of five people 1299 00:52:28,538 --> 00:52:30,371 in the room besides me. 1300 00:52:30,373 --> 00:52:31,906 But the information in that deposition 1301 00:52:31,908 --> 00:52:34,409 will be nothing compared to the consequences 1302 00:52:34,411 --> 00:52:35,944 of those text messages... 1303 00:52:35,946 --> 00:52:38,513 Ah! I just got it. 1304 00:52:38,515 --> 00:52:39,648 Showing up everywhere. 1305 00:52:39,650 --> 00:52:41,248 I couldn't figure out why you 1306 00:52:41,250 --> 00:52:43,085 named some people but not others. 1307 00:52:43,087 --> 00:52:44,953 I thought that maybe some people paid you. 1308 00:52:44,955 --> 00:52:46,822 You were wrong. But doesn't matter. 1309 00:52:46,824 --> 00:52:48,956 No, the only people you named in that book were the ones 1310 00:52:48,958 --> 00:52:52,293 that were already named in the Bad Brad Marion deposition. 1311 00:52:52,295 --> 00:52:53,661 - Which you think... - I know. 1312 00:52:53,663 --> 00:52:54,929 - Somebody leaked it. - Sold it. 1313 00:52:54,931 --> 00:52:56,264 - To the tabloids. - Yes. 1314 00:52:56,266 --> 00:52:57,665 - Maybe even Butterbean. - Butterman. 1315 00:52:57,667 --> 00:52:59,000 But I don't know who it was. 1316 00:52:59,002 --> 00:53:00,268 I watched Jenny McCarthy 1317 00:53:00,270 --> 00:53:01,569 beat you up for naming the players. 1318 00:53:01,571 --> 00:53:02,670 Why didn't you just say, "Hey, those names 1319 00:53:02,672 --> 00:53:04,339 are already public record?" 1320 00:53:04,341 --> 00:53:07,275 I don't know. 'Cause I wasn't on "The View" under subpoena. 1321 00:53:07,277 --> 00:53:09,377 Can we please get back to the emails and texts? 1322 00:53:09,379 --> 00:53:10,978 Is that why you have creative differences 1323 00:53:10,980 --> 00:53:12,014 with the Hollywood offers? 1324 00:53:12,016 --> 00:53:13,281 Because they want information 1325 00:53:13,283 --> 00:53:14,449 and you won't give them. 1326 00:53:14,451 --> 00:53:15,485 - I don't know you. - Hm. 1327 00:53:15,487 --> 00:53:16,518 If what happened last time 1328 00:53:16,520 --> 00:53:17,918 were to happen this time 1329 00:53:17,920 --> 00:53:20,188 it would make what happened last time... 1330 00:53:20,190 --> 00:53:21,490 What is this for? 1331 00:53:21,492 --> 00:53:23,357 It's got every text message and email 1332 00:53:23,359 --> 00:53:25,694 I sent in the last year as well as a variety 1333 00:53:25,696 --> 00:53:27,728 of incriminating evidence about my clients. 1334 00:53:27,730 --> 00:53:29,331 Now if anything of yours get leaked 1335 00:53:29,333 --> 00:53:31,732 you can sell my phone to the highest bidder 1336 00:53:31,734 --> 00:53:34,402 and I'll lose my job and get disbarred. 1337 00:53:34,404 --> 00:53:36,270 So in order to demonstrate the sanctity 1338 00:53:36,272 --> 00:53:38,339 of your attorney-client confidentiality 1339 00:53:38,341 --> 00:53:40,342 you're betraying the confidentiality 1340 00:53:40,344 --> 00:53:41,546 of all your other clients? 1341 00:53:42,812 --> 00:53:45,147 I know you're not gonna look at it. 1342 00:53:45,149 --> 00:53:46,915 How do you know? 1343 00:53:46,917 --> 00:53:47,919 I don't know. 1344 00:53:54,223 --> 00:53:55,924 I'll fly home to Colorado... 1345 00:53:55,926 --> 00:53:57,828 and be back the next day with the hard drives. 1346 00:54:00,397 --> 00:54:01,862 (Molly) Harlan Eustice was excited 1347 00:54:01,864 --> 00:54:03,831 about the surprise 40th birthday party 1348 00:54:03,833 --> 00:54:06,134 he was throwing for his wife in 24 hours. 1349 00:54:06,136 --> 00:54:08,636 I rented out the whole courtyard of the Buffalo Club. 1350 00:54:08,638 --> 00:54:10,371 It'll be about a hundred people. 1351 00:54:10,373 --> 00:54:13,074 Kumamoto oysters, snow crab, lobsters. 1352 00:54:13,076 --> 00:54:15,610 (Molly) He wasn't taking off menu items to show off. 1353 00:54:15,612 --> 00:54:17,378 He was genuinely excited about the party 1354 00:54:17,380 --> 00:54:18,612 he was giving his wife. 1355 00:54:18,614 --> 00:54:19,781 She doesn't know anything about it. 1356 00:54:19,783 --> 00:54:20,815 She thinks we're having dinner 1357 00:54:20,817 --> 00:54:23,486 with her brother and his wife. 1358 00:54:23,488 --> 00:54:24,985 (Molly) I liked Harlan. 1359 00:54:24,987 --> 00:54:27,490 But nobody else liked him except Player X. 1360 00:54:27,492 --> 00:54:29,257 - He played tight. - Fold 1361 00:54:29,259 --> 00:54:30,792 Didn't give a lot of action 1362 00:54:30,794 --> 00:54:32,594 and always got his money in good. 1363 00:54:32,596 --> 00:54:34,429 Which means he was running the odds. 1364 00:54:34,431 --> 00:54:36,230 - Five thousand to call. - No. 1365 00:54:36,232 --> 00:54:38,766 (Molly) In other words, he was playing poker. 1366 00:54:38,768 --> 00:54:40,504 And the others were gambling. 1367 00:54:43,172 --> 00:54:44,408 And he won. 1368 00:54:45,676 --> 00:54:48,176 By midnight, Harlan had tripled his original 1369 00:54:48,178 --> 00:54:50,177 fifty thousand dollar buy-in. 1370 00:54:50,179 --> 00:54:53,248 But everything came off the rails with one hand. 1371 00:54:53,250 --> 00:54:54,616 And that's how it happens. 1372 00:54:54,618 --> 00:54:56,618 That's how you go full-tilt. 1373 00:54:56,620 --> 00:54:58,920 Harlan, the best player at the table 1374 00:54:58,922 --> 00:55:01,723 the best player at most tables was about to get 1375 00:55:01,725 --> 00:55:04,558 bluffed off the win by, of all people... 1376 00:55:04,560 --> 00:55:07,261 Bad Brad. How? 1377 00:55:07,263 --> 00:55:09,964 Because Harlan had never played with Brad before 1378 00:55:09,966 --> 00:55:13,802 and didn't know yet that Brad was bad. 1379 00:55:13,804 --> 00:55:17,205 Harlan's got a boat. 9's full. 1380 00:55:17,207 --> 00:55:18,672 Brad's got nothing. 1381 00:55:18,674 --> 00:55:20,241 But his pre-flop betting made it look 1382 00:55:20,243 --> 00:55:22,810 entirely accidently, like there was 1383 00:55:22,812 --> 00:55:24,078 a chance he had pocket kings. 1384 00:55:24,080 --> 00:55:25,279 Twenty thousand. 1385 00:55:25,281 --> 00:55:26,614 (Molly) Which if true 1386 00:55:26,616 --> 00:55:29,284 would give him the better full house. 1387 00:55:29,286 --> 00:55:32,186 Brad's counting off $20,000, which means he's going to call 1388 00:55:32,188 --> 00:55:35,056 and Harlan knows that if Brad's gonna call and not raise 1389 00:55:35,058 --> 00:55:36,724 it means he didn't have the boat. 1390 00:55:36,726 --> 00:55:38,360 And he's betting a high two pair. 1391 00:55:38,362 --> 00:55:40,694 Probably kings and queens. 1392 00:55:40,696 --> 00:55:42,496 But then instead of calling the bet 1393 00:55:42,498 --> 00:55:44,866 Brad pushes $72,000 into the pot. 1394 00:55:44,868 --> 00:55:45,902 I'm all in. 1395 00:55:47,103 --> 00:55:48,869 (Molly) Harlan looks at Brad. 1396 00:55:48,871 --> 00:55:50,772 Every tell Harlan knows about 1397 00:55:50,774 --> 00:55:53,741 carotid artery pumping, stiff hands... 1398 00:55:53,743 --> 00:55:55,777 Brad's doing the opposite. 1399 00:55:55,779 --> 00:55:57,712 Brad's betting represented a huge hand 1400 00:55:57,714 --> 00:55:59,147 by calling on the flop 1401 00:55:59,149 --> 00:56:01,483 check raising the turn and bombing the river. 1402 00:56:01,485 --> 00:56:02,984 Of course, Harlan didn't know 1403 00:56:02,986 --> 00:56:05,753 that Brad didn't know what any of that meant. 1404 00:56:05,755 --> 00:56:08,290 So Harlan, always a good sport said... 1405 00:56:08,292 --> 00:56:10,292 Nice bet. I'm laying this down. 1406 00:56:10,294 --> 00:56:14,596 (Molly) As he tossed in what he didn't realize was the winning hand 1407 00:56:14,598 --> 00:56:16,364 Brad tosses in his cards too 1408 00:56:16,366 --> 00:56:18,599 and one of them flips over and Harlan sees... 1409 00:56:18,601 --> 00:56:21,703 You didn't have pocket kings? 1410 00:56:21,705 --> 00:56:22,737 I didn't have any kings 1411 00:56:22,739 --> 00:56:24,940 except the one in the middle. 1412 00:56:24,942 --> 00:56:28,076 - You had two pair? - I had one pair. 1413 00:56:28,078 --> 00:56:29,481 The nines in the middle. 1414 00:56:37,987 --> 00:56:38,989 Thank you. 1415 00:56:41,324 --> 00:56:43,391 (Molly) It wasn't even that it was that much money. 1416 00:56:43,393 --> 00:56:46,527 Harlan only lost about $40,000 on the hand. 1417 00:56:46,529 --> 00:56:47,962 But a circuit breaker blew 1418 00:56:47,964 --> 00:56:50,165 and Harlan was out for blood now. 1419 00:56:50,167 --> 00:56:52,266 Everyone's. 1420 00:56:52,268 --> 00:56:54,668 (Molly) We have a $112,000 on the table. 1421 00:56:54,670 --> 00:56:56,304 You want another 50? 1422 00:56:56,306 --> 00:56:57,605 Give me another 100, please. 1423 00:56:57,607 --> 00:57:00,609 [upbeat music] 1424 00:57:00,611 --> 00:57:02,543 Sign here for a 100,000. 1425 00:57:02,545 --> 00:57:05,447 (Molly) By 5 a.m., Harlan was down half a million. 1426 00:57:05,449 --> 00:57:07,581 He'd abandoned everything he knew about poker 1427 00:57:07,583 --> 00:57:09,049 and was playing like a frat kid 1428 00:57:09,051 --> 00:57:11,688 swinging for a home run on every hand. 1429 00:57:13,891 --> 00:57:16,324 - Another 100 please. - Hey, bud... 1430 00:57:16,326 --> 00:57:18,129 Molly, please. Let's go. 1431 00:57:19,795 --> 00:57:21,265 (Molly) Sign here for a 100. 1432 00:57:30,774 --> 00:57:33,275 (Molly) Text messages were going out letting everyone know 1433 00:57:33,277 --> 00:57:34,775 Harlan was bleeding. 1434 00:57:34,777 --> 00:57:35,844 Guys were coming by to play 1435 00:57:35,846 --> 00:57:37,411 for a couple hours before work. 1436 00:57:37,413 --> 00:57:39,413 They'd been losing to him for months. 1437 00:57:39,415 --> 00:57:41,782 Everyone wanted a check from Harlan Eustice. 1438 00:57:41,784 --> 00:57:42,984 If you go home now you can have 1439 00:57:42,986 --> 00:57:45,386 a few hours sleep before Sheila's party. 1440 00:57:45,388 --> 00:57:46,556 Soon. 1441 00:57:48,091 --> 00:57:49,657 Come talk to me. 1442 00:57:49,659 --> 00:57:51,795 Hi, guys. Help yourself to some coffee. 1443 00:57:56,500 --> 00:57:58,333 You're on tilt. 1444 00:57:58,335 --> 00:57:59,668 Everybody knows it. 1445 00:57:59,670 --> 00:58:00,735 You're playing without the weapons 1446 00:58:00,737 --> 00:58:01,939 you need to win. 1447 00:58:02,705 --> 00:58:03,908 You're right. 1448 00:58:04,808 --> 00:58:06,043 Alright, thank you. 1449 00:58:06,810 --> 00:58:08,612 Just give me $500,000. 1450 00:58:10,346 --> 00:58:11,913 I just gotta get back to even. 1451 00:58:11,915 --> 00:58:13,348 (Molly) That should be the second line 1452 00:58:13,350 --> 00:58:15,049 of every gambler's obit. 1453 00:58:15,051 --> 00:58:18,752 Mr. Feldstein died while trying to get back to even. 1454 00:58:18,754 --> 00:58:19,920 Harlan never did. 1455 00:58:19,922 --> 00:58:21,188 And he never got to his wife's 1456 00:58:21,190 --> 00:58:22,424 birthday party. 1457 00:58:22,426 --> 00:58:25,025 She filed for divorce two days later. 1458 00:58:25,027 --> 00:58:27,295 There was one last punch coming 1459 00:58:27,297 --> 00:58:29,300 that would put Harlan on the floor for good. 1460 00:58:31,100 --> 00:58:33,335 Harlan was heads up against a guy named Frederick 1461 00:58:33,337 --> 00:58:35,039 who was Austrian royalty. 1462 00:58:37,074 --> 00:58:37,938 Call. 1463 00:58:37,940 --> 00:58:39,741 Harlan had pocket queens. 1464 00:58:39,743 --> 00:58:42,110 His Excellency had ace king. 1465 00:58:42,112 --> 00:58:45,313 They were both in 65K pre-flop. 1466 00:58:45,315 --> 00:58:46,781 Flops queen seven-seven. 1467 00:58:46,783 --> 00:58:48,349 Harlan has a full house again. 1468 00:58:48,351 --> 00:58:50,085 Queens full of sevens. 1469 00:58:50,087 --> 00:58:52,686 With three rounds of betting in front of him... 1470 00:58:52,688 --> 00:58:54,324 the Count has nothing. 1471 00:58:57,761 --> 00:59:00,127 - All in. - And the Count goes all in. 1472 00:59:00,129 --> 00:59:01,529 He wants Harlan to think he's got 1473 00:59:01,531 --> 00:59:02,730 two more sevens under there. 1474 00:59:02,732 --> 00:59:04,366 - Call. - "Nope," says Harlan. 1475 00:59:04,368 --> 00:59:07,701 He's not falling for this again and he snap calls all in. 1476 00:59:07,703 --> 00:59:10,341 There's $750,000 on the table. 1477 00:59:11,808 --> 00:59:15,310 Diego burns a card and deals a turn. 1478 00:59:15,312 --> 00:59:18,913 A king. Otto Von Bismarck now has two pair. 1479 00:59:18,915 --> 00:59:20,882 Kings and sevens. 1480 00:59:20,884 --> 00:59:23,384 But two pair is nothing next to a full house. 1481 00:59:23,386 --> 00:59:24,685 And at this point 1482 00:59:24,687 --> 00:59:25,886 the only hand left that can 1483 00:59:25,888 --> 00:59:27,657 beat a queen full house... 1484 00:59:29,091 --> 00:59:30,794 is a king full house. 1485 00:59:32,228 --> 00:59:35,429 Captain Von Trapp bluffed two pair 1486 00:59:35,431 --> 00:59:37,767 and rivered into kings full. 1487 00:59:38,801 --> 00:59:40,567 Motherfucker! 1488 00:59:40,569 --> 00:59:41,835 Motherfucker! 1489 00:59:41,837 --> 00:59:43,938 - Fuck you, fucking mechanic. - Hey! 1490 00:59:43,940 --> 00:59:45,973 Fuck you, you bottom-dealing party magician! 1491 00:59:45,975 --> 00:59:47,442 Hey! Get out on the terrace. 1492 00:59:47,444 --> 00:59:49,210 You've been pulling this shit on me for two days! 1493 00:59:49,212 --> 00:59:51,415 - Come on, come on. - Party magician. 1494 00:59:53,549 --> 00:59:55,419 - You good? - I'm okay, thanks. 1495 01:00:00,957 --> 01:00:02,790 (Molly) What the hell? 1496 01:00:02,792 --> 01:00:05,560 I'll apologize to Diego. 1497 01:00:05,562 --> 01:00:07,529 Yeah. And you're gonna go home. 1498 01:00:07,531 --> 01:00:09,199 I'm making a floor call, that's it. 1499 01:00:10,866 --> 01:00:12,035 Did you hear me? 1500 01:00:13,335 --> 01:00:14,804 I don't have it. 1501 01:00:18,542 --> 01:00:20,011 A million two. 1502 01:00:20,877 --> 01:00:22,112 I don't have it. 1503 01:00:25,714 --> 01:00:27,017 I'm sorry. 1504 01:00:35,125 --> 01:00:36,393 Go home. 1505 01:00:38,495 --> 01:00:39,996 I'm very sorry. 1506 01:00:42,799 --> 01:00:45,469 You got to tell Sheila the truth, okay? 1507 01:00:47,036 --> 01:00:49,603 Tell her the truth. Tell her what happened. 1508 01:00:49,605 --> 01:00:53,440 And I'm gonna help you. I'm gonna get you to a meeting. 1509 01:00:53,442 --> 01:00:56,143 We'll meet tomorrow and figure out 1510 01:00:56,145 --> 01:00:57,981 what to do about the money. 1511 01:01:11,627 --> 01:01:13,460 (Molly) Harlan and I didn't meet the next day. 1512 01:01:13,462 --> 01:01:15,362 He just called me and said everything was okay 1513 01:01:15,364 --> 01:01:17,165 and showed up the next week with a bank check 1514 01:01:17,167 --> 01:01:19,500 for a million, two hundred thousand dollars. 1515 01:01:19,502 --> 01:01:21,902 (Molly) Where did he get the money from? 1516 01:01:21,904 --> 01:01:23,804 - I loaned it to him. - Loaned it? 1517 01:01:23,806 --> 01:01:26,107 I get 50% of his wins until the debt's paid off. 1518 01:01:26,109 --> 01:01:29,576 And then fifty percent for the next two years with no exposure. 1519 01:01:29,578 --> 01:01:31,246 You're getting 50% of the wins. 1520 01:01:31,248 --> 01:01:34,181 - And no exposure on the losses? - Yeah. 1521 01:01:34,183 --> 01:01:35,917 First of all, he'll never climb out of that. 1522 01:01:35,919 --> 01:01:37,851 That's sharecropper math. 1523 01:01:37,853 --> 01:01:40,522 It's also usury. It's racketeering. 1524 01:01:40,524 --> 01:01:42,523 Second, you can't stake a player 1525 01:01:42,525 --> 01:01:44,224 and play in the game at the same time. 1526 01:01:44,226 --> 01:01:46,860 I've been doing it for two years. 1527 01:01:46,862 --> 01:01:49,332 - You've been staking Harlan? - Yeah. 1528 01:01:50,567 --> 01:01:53,234 - Jesus Christ. - It's not cheating. 1529 01:01:53,236 --> 01:01:54,502 It creates the opportunity for it. 1530 01:01:54,504 --> 01:01:56,237 - Tell me how. - Are you kidding me? 1531 01:01:56,239 --> 01:01:58,072 - Tell me how! - You've interest in another... 1532 01:01:58,074 --> 01:01:59,206 You think I'm going to take a dive? 1533 01:01:59,208 --> 01:02:01,074 And if I did, who would care? 1534 01:02:01,076 --> 01:02:02,342 You fold your hole cards. 1535 01:02:02,344 --> 01:02:04,045 Five of clubs, and a jack of hearts. 1536 01:02:04,047 --> 01:02:05,078 He's still in the game. 1537 01:02:05,080 --> 01:02:06,481 It would benefit him to know 1538 01:02:06,483 --> 01:02:07,514 that the five of clubs... 1539 01:02:07,516 --> 01:02:08,549 You think I'm signaling him? 1540 01:02:08,551 --> 01:02:09,583 I'm saying it can't 1541 01:02:09,585 --> 01:02:11,054 fucking happen again. 1542 01:02:17,426 --> 01:02:21,462 - You disapprove of me. - It's not personal. 1543 01:02:21,464 --> 01:02:23,096 It feels personal when you chat up 1544 01:02:23,098 --> 01:02:24,766 every other guy at the game except me. 1545 01:02:24,768 --> 01:02:27,168 When you stay late for a drink with J.T. but never... 1546 01:02:27,170 --> 01:02:28,835 Have you visited his Oscar? 1547 01:02:28,837 --> 01:02:31,072 I think it's bolted on the hood of his car. 1548 01:02:31,074 --> 01:02:33,440 It's noticeable, when you go out of your way 1549 01:02:33,442 --> 01:02:35,143 to demonstrate that you have no interest in me. 1550 01:02:35,145 --> 01:02:37,011 You did the same thing to Dean. 1551 01:02:37,013 --> 01:02:38,980 These guys want to play cards with me, not you! 1552 01:02:38,982 --> 01:02:40,415 Be that as it may... 1553 01:02:40,417 --> 01:02:42,116 You know who the biggest winner in this game is? 1554 01:02:42,118 --> 01:02:43,183 - It's you. - You know who... 1555 01:02:43,185 --> 01:02:44,284 The second biggest winner is? 1556 01:02:44,286 --> 01:02:45,989 - Look... - It's you. 1557 01:02:47,424 --> 01:02:49,357 What are you taking home, 10,000 a night now? 1558 01:02:49,359 --> 01:02:51,391 That is my business, literally. 1559 01:02:51,393 --> 01:02:53,460 Between you, the dealers and the servers 1560 01:02:53,462 --> 01:02:55,230 you're taking a lot of money out of this game. 1561 01:02:55,232 --> 01:02:56,898 Not as much as I'm bringing to it. 1562 01:02:56,900 --> 01:02:58,232 That 10,000 is 10,000 1563 01:02:58,234 --> 01:02:59,667 that doesn't go in my pocket. 1564 01:02:59,669 --> 01:03:01,034 Again, my money is... 1565 01:03:01,036 --> 01:03:03,871 Your money is my money. 1566 01:03:03,873 --> 01:03:05,873 Is it? 1567 01:03:05,875 --> 01:03:08,344 I think we should talk about capping your tips. 1568 01:03:11,413 --> 01:03:13,114 You want to get together with the other players 1569 01:03:13,116 --> 01:03:16,551 who on my tax returns, are called clients 1570 01:03:16,553 --> 01:03:18,685 and discuss putting a ceiling on my wages? 1571 01:03:18,687 --> 01:03:20,621 That's right. 1572 01:03:20,623 --> 01:03:24,361 It'll be America's most closely watched anti-trust case. 1573 01:03:25,962 --> 01:03:27,328 (Molly) Right there, right then 1574 01:03:27,330 --> 01:03:30,531 that fast, I lost the game. 1575 01:03:30,533 --> 01:03:32,799 It was the next Tuesday, game night. 1576 01:03:32,801 --> 01:03:35,869 He waited until he knew I'd be on the way to the hotel 1577 01:03:35,871 --> 01:03:37,474 and then sent me a text. 1578 01:03:42,545 --> 01:03:44,311 It said, "We're playing at Dave's tonight. 1579 01:03:44,313 --> 01:03:45,679 No need to show up." 1580 01:03:45,681 --> 01:03:47,815 And I knew the truth even before I answered 1581 01:03:47,817 --> 01:03:49,453 the call that came next. 1582 01:03:55,424 --> 01:03:57,824 [Player X laughing] You are so fucked. 1583 01:03:57,826 --> 01:04:00,964 [instrumental music] 1584 01:04:11,507 --> 01:04:13,607 There's no such word as verticality. 1585 01:04:13,609 --> 01:04:16,511 - Hmm? - In the book, on page 152. 1586 01:04:16,513 --> 01:04:18,846 "When you lose the game in L.A. and come to New York 1587 01:04:18,848 --> 01:04:20,915 you admire the city's verticality." 1588 01:04:20,917 --> 01:04:21,949 It's a word. 1589 01:04:21,951 --> 01:04:23,083 Once you're in New York 1590 01:04:23,085 --> 01:04:24,118 you talk about games 1591 01:04:24,120 --> 01:04:26,219 lasting all night, two nights. 1592 01:04:26,221 --> 01:04:29,991 Bein' up for days, but you don't mention drugs. 1593 01:04:29,993 --> 01:04:31,458 There were drugs. I'm two years clean. 1594 01:04:31,460 --> 01:04:33,027 But you left the drugs out of the book. 1595 01:04:33,029 --> 01:04:35,096 You know what? I'm not paying you $250,000 1596 01:04:35,098 --> 01:04:36,331 for your Amazon customer review. 1597 01:04:36,333 --> 01:04:38,532 So far, you're not paying me for anything. 1598 01:04:38,534 --> 01:04:40,234 I just emailed you verticality 1599 01:04:40,236 --> 01:04:42,536 from Merriam-Webster's Dictionary. 1600 01:04:42,538 --> 01:04:45,042 What's an advance on a book like this? 1601 01:04:46,109 --> 01:04:48,245 The advance? 1602 01:04:49,913 --> 01:04:51,212 It depends. 1603 01:04:51,214 --> 01:04:52,913 (Eli) If you guarantee the publishers 1604 01:04:52,915 --> 01:04:54,114 certain elements 1605 01:04:54,116 --> 01:04:56,083 then I can get you a million and a half. 1606 01:04:56,085 --> 01:04:57,652 Which you'd probably double on sales 1607 01:04:57,654 --> 01:04:58,920 plus ancillary rights. 1608 01:04:58,922 --> 01:05:00,288 What kind of elements? 1609 01:05:00,290 --> 01:05:03,290 - You have to use real names. - Eli... 1610 01:05:03,292 --> 01:05:05,494 There's a guy who sits outside my Starbucks 1611 01:05:05,495 --> 01:05:07,962 with a, uh, with a cardboard sign 1612 01:05:07,964 --> 01:05:09,429 that says "Vietnam Vet." 1613 01:05:09,431 --> 01:05:11,299 And every morning, I give him a quarter. 1614 01:05:11,301 --> 01:05:13,266 And right now, the only difference 1615 01:05:13,268 --> 01:05:14,634 between you and him 1616 01:05:14,636 --> 01:05:16,237 is that you have a story. 1617 01:05:16,239 --> 01:05:17,938 I'm one thousand percent sure that 1618 01:05:17,940 --> 01:05:19,741 the homeless Vietnam vet has a better one. 1619 01:05:19,743 --> 01:05:21,477 You have one asset. 1620 01:05:21,479 --> 01:05:23,076 Write your story and I can get you 1621 01:05:23,078 --> 01:05:25,481 a million and a half, and-and that's the floor. 1622 01:05:25,483 --> 01:05:27,382 Go big or go home 1623 01:05:27,384 --> 01:05:28,815 and live with your mother. 1624 01:05:28,817 --> 01:05:30,487 For the rest of your life. 1625 01:05:33,790 --> 01:05:35,259 What if I... 1626 01:05:37,861 --> 01:05:39,127 What if I told the publishers 1627 01:05:39,129 --> 01:05:42,295 that I-I would name the players 1628 01:05:42,297 --> 01:05:44,931 who are already named in the Brad Marion Deposition? 1629 01:05:44,933 --> 01:05:46,202 All four? 1630 01:05:47,404 --> 01:05:49,103 I'll use the real names of the players 1631 01:05:49,105 --> 01:05:50,938 who are already named by Bad Brad. 1632 01:05:50,940 --> 01:05:52,607 - What if I told them that? - You spent eight years... 1633 01:05:52,609 --> 01:05:54,308 In Hollywood and two years in New York 1634 01:05:54,310 --> 01:05:55,676 running the world's most exclusive 1635 01:05:55,678 --> 01:05:57,944 glamorous and decadent man cave. 1636 01:05:57,946 --> 01:05:59,514 (Eli) So what do the publishers get from you 1637 01:05:59,516 --> 01:06:01,518 about people with real names? 1638 01:06:03,853 --> 01:06:05,789 My advance was $35,000. 1639 01:06:07,490 --> 01:06:08,855 Well, the first thing I'm gonna do is 1640 01:06:08,857 --> 01:06:10,424 get you a minor role reduction. 1641 01:06:10,426 --> 01:06:12,259 Get the 12 points knocked down to ten. 1642 01:06:12,261 --> 01:06:13,927 - What's a minor role reduction? - I'm going to argue... 1643 01:06:13,929 --> 01:06:16,563 To the prosecutor that you're, uh, an employee that was 1644 01:06:16,565 --> 01:06:18,232 hired and fired by the players. 1645 01:06:18,234 --> 01:06:20,634 - Not a chance. - I think we got a good chance. 1646 01:06:20,636 --> 01:06:22,235 No, not a chance I'm letting you make that argument. 1647 01:06:22,237 --> 01:06:24,572 - Why not? - It's not true. 1648 01:06:24,574 --> 01:06:26,007 Let me explain how the point system works. 1649 01:06:26,009 --> 01:06:27,340 I know how it works. 1650 01:06:27,342 --> 01:06:29,342 Points correspond with the prosecutor's 1651 01:06:29,344 --> 01:06:30,777 sentencing recommendation. 1652 01:06:30,779 --> 01:06:31,978 You try to get a point reduction 1653 01:06:31,980 --> 01:06:33,281 based on a variety of factors 1654 01:06:33,283 --> 01:06:35,483 including, say, prior criminal history 1655 01:06:35,485 --> 01:06:37,518 which I don't have, or whether the defendant 1656 01:06:37,520 --> 01:06:39,453 played a minor role, which I certainly did not. 1657 01:06:39,455 --> 01:06:41,188 You really think this is a good time to hog credit? 1658 01:06:41,190 --> 01:06:42,456 - I built it from scratch. - No. 1659 01:06:42,458 --> 01:06:43,723 There was already a game at the Cobra Lounge 1660 01:06:43,725 --> 01:06:44,792 when you came along. 1661 01:06:44,794 --> 01:06:46,326 The New York game is what I'm talking about. 1662 01:06:46,328 --> 01:06:47,761 I built from scratch. 1663 01:06:47,763 --> 01:06:48,929 I wasn't fireable. 1664 01:06:48,931 --> 01:06:49,964 I made sure of that. 1665 01:06:49,966 --> 01:06:51,268 So, no. 1666 01:06:52,469 --> 01:06:53,500 I wasn't really listening. 1667 01:06:53,502 --> 01:06:55,235 I'm refusing you permission 1668 01:06:55,237 --> 01:06:56,570 to seek a minor role reduction. 1669 01:06:56,572 --> 01:06:58,005 I'm refusing you permission 1670 01:06:58,007 --> 01:06:59,540 to invalidate my entire career. 1671 01:06:59,542 --> 01:07:01,808 - And I'm not caring. - I built a successful... 1672 01:07:01,810 --> 01:07:03,312 Hey, do you want kids? 1673 01:07:05,147 --> 01:07:07,181 You interested in having a family? 1674 01:07:07,183 --> 01:07:08,648 Very much. 1675 01:07:08,650 --> 01:07:10,317 I don't get you some point reductions 1676 01:07:10,319 --> 01:07:11,985 and the sentencing recommendation guidelines 1677 01:07:11,987 --> 01:07:13,386 say eight to twelve years. 1678 01:07:13,388 --> 01:07:15,056 And that's before they try to jam you up 1679 01:07:15,058 --> 01:07:16,623 more for money laundering. 1680 01:07:16,625 --> 01:07:18,860 The moment you changed the Russian's money for chips... 1681 01:07:18,862 --> 01:07:20,627 I would've had to been aware where the money was... 1682 01:07:20,629 --> 01:07:22,663 Find me twelve men and women who'll believe 1683 01:07:22,665 --> 01:07:24,665 that you weren't aware of exactly who was sitting 1684 01:07:24,667 --> 01:07:26,299 at your table and where the money came from. 1685 01:07:26,301 --> 01:07:27,935 So, that's it. 1686 01:07:27,937 --> 01:07:30,239 You were a cocktail waitress. 1687 01:07:35,011 --> 01:07:39,380 (Molly) When I lost the L.A. game, I told myself it was no big deal. 1688 01:07:39,382 --> 01:07:41,382 It was just supposed to be an adventure 1689 01:07:41,384 --> 01:07:43,853 and a way to meet influential people. 1690 01:07:45,587 --> 01:07:48,424 And I'd saved over $200,000. 1691 01:07:50,092 --> 01:07:52,793 But that was just a weak firewall I'd hastily built 1692 01:07:52,795 --> 01:07:55,263 to keep out the humiliation and depression 1693 01:07:55,265 --> 01:07:56,732 I knew was coming. 1694 01:08:00,536 --> 01:08:02,371 It had to end sometime. 1695 01:08:03,672 --> 01:08:05,908 I just thought it would be on my time. 1696 01:08:07,342 --> 01:08:10,143 The game had given me an identity 1697 01:08:10,145 --> 01:08:12,612 respect and a defined place 1698 01:08:12,614 --> 01:08:15,616 in a world that was inaccessible. 1699 01:08:15,618 --> 01:08:19,188 And in one irrational heartbeat, it was taken away. 1700 01:08:21,223 --> 01:08:23,424 I was irrelevant... 1701 01:08:23,426 --> 01:08:25,562 and forgotten, overnight. 1702 01:08:28,897 --> 01:08:31,898 It'd been two weeks since I lost the game... 1703 01:08:31,900 --> 01:08:33,868 and I made an appointment to see someone. 1704 01:08:33,870 --> 01:08:36,636 Because now, the humiliation and depression 1705 01:08:36,638 --> 01:08:38,605 had given way to a blinding anger 1706 01:08:38,607 --> 01:08:42,278 at my powerlessness over the unfair whims of men. 1707 01:08:44,781 --> 01:08:47,147 It was that there weren't any rules. 1708 01:08:47,149 --> 01:08:50,418 These power moves weren't framed by right and wrong. 1709 01:08:50,420 --> 01:08:52,587 Just ego and vanity. 1710 01:08:52,589 --> 01:08:55,322 Selfish whims with no regard for consequence. 1711 01:08:55,324 --> 01:08:57,090 No fairness, no justice. 1712 01:08:57,092 --> 01:08:59,893 And that giggling, cackling call from Player X. 1713 01:08:59,895 --> 01:09:01,762 [Player X giggling] You're so fucked. 1714 01:09:01,764 --> 01:09:03,763 I couldn't lose to that green-screened little shit. 1715 01:09:03,765 --> 01:09:05,066 And I didn't want a therapist 1716 01:09:05,068 --> 01:09:07,701 to make me feel okay about it. 1717 01:09:07,703 --> 01:09:10,670 You know what makes you feel okay about losing? 1718 01:09:10,672 --> 01:09:12,440 Winning. 1719 01:09:12,442 --> 01:09:14,307 I got on a plane to New York. 1720 01:09:14,309 --> 01:09:16,643 [instrumental music] 1721 01:09:16,645 --> 01:09:19,045 Wall Street. Madison Avenue. 1722 01:09:19,047 --> 01:09:21,348 Fifth Avenue. The Dakota. 1723 01:09:21,350 --> 01:09:22,583 The San Remo. 1724 01:09:22,585 --> 01:09:24,118 The players were here. 1725 01:09:24,120 --> 01:09:25,986 I just had to bait the hook. 1726 01:09:25,988 --> 01:09:29,491 This time, I didn't have movie stars. 1727 01:09:29,493 --> 01:09:32,325 This time, I used Playboy Playmates. 1728 01:09:32,327 --> 01:09:34,629 These weren't just any Playmates. 1729 01:09:34,631 --> 01:09:36,630 Jesse was a Puerto Rican knockout 1730 01:09:36,632 --> 01:09:38,398 who grew up working in card rooms 1731 01:09:38,400 --> 01:09:40,500 and was a good player herself. 1732 01:09:40,502 --> 01:09:42,803 I could stake her, infiltrate other games 1733 01:09:42,805 --> 01:09:45,205 and poach their big ticket players. 1734 01:09:45,207 --> 01:09:46,673 Shelby could write code 1735 01:09:46,675 --> 01:09:48,477 and run more thorough background checks 1736 01:09:48,479 --> 01:09:51,044 than the T.S.A. 1737 01:09:51,046 --> 01:09:54,014 Winston was the daughter of an American diplomat. 1738 01:09:54,016 --> 01:09:55,483 She's lived in nine different countries 1739 01:09:55,485 --> 01:09:57,284 and had the email addresses 1740 01:09:57,286 --> 01:09:59,687 of half the Saudi Royal Family. 1741 01:09:59,689 --> 01:10:01,554 (Molly) Who's the biggest game in Manhattan? 1742 01:10:01,556 --> 01:10:05,026 On any given night, it's either Teddy Chin or Tutti Toscano. 1743 01:10:05,028 --> 01:10:07,194 - But that's Manhattan. - What do you mean? 1744 01:10:07,196 --> 01:10:09,329 Biggest game in New York is in Brooklyn. 1745 01:10:09,331 --> 01:10:10,798 Russian Jews. 1746 01:10:10,800 --> 01:10:11,632 Buy-in's a 100k. 1747 01:10:11,634 --> 01:10:12,866 No one runs the game. 1748 01:10:12,868 --> 01:10:14,634 They just play and pay. 1749 01:10:14,636 --> 01:10:16,570 We couldn't promise anyone they'd rub elbows 1750 01:10:16,572 --> 01:10:18,039 with movie stars. 1751 01:10:18,041 --> 01:10:19,106 But New York has one thing 1752 01:10:19,108 --> 01:10:20,240 Hollywood doesn't. 1753 01:10:20,242 --> 01:10:21,676 The Yankees. 1754 01:10:21,678 --> 01:10:23,410 And there was one Yankee in particular 1755 01:10:23,412 --> 01:10:24,712 that every man in America 1756 01:10:24,714 --> 01:10:26,146 would line up to lose to. 1757 01:10:26,148 --> 01:10:27,482 Don't say his name out loud. 1758 01:10:27,484 --> 01:10:29,215 Write it on a cocktail napkin. 1759 01:10:29,217 --> 01:10:30,418 Crumple up the napkin up. 1760 01:10:30,420 --> 01:10:31,785 Put it in a glass of water 1761 01:10:31,787 --> 01:10:33,353 so they can see the ink dissolve. 1762 01:10:33,355 --> 01:10:34,688 - That's really necessary? - No. 1763 01:10:34,690 --> 01:10:36,190 It's not at all necessary. 1764 01:10:36,192 --> 01:10:37,223 When do we tell them the game 1765 01:10:37,225 --> 01:10:38,526 is going to start? 1766 01:10:38,528 --> 01:10:39,727 Tell them it's been happening 1767 01:10:39,729 --> 01:10:41,896 once a week for about six months 1768 01:10:41,898 --> 01:10:44,330 at a location you won't disclose right now. 1769 01:10:44,332 --> 01:10:46,032 There's a pretty long waiting list for a chair 1770 01:10:46,034 --> 01:10:48,636 but Molly's here somewhere 1771 01:10:48,638 --> 01:10:50,370 and I'll introduce you to her. 1772 01:10:50,372 --> 01:10:52,572 50K buy-in, blinds are five and one? 1773 01:10:52,574 --> 01:10:54,711 Yeah, fifty... 1774 01:10:58,113 --> 01:10:59,146 Mol? 1775 01:10:59,148 --> 01:11:00,780 50K buy-in? 1776 01:11:00,782 --> 01:11:03,817 No, 250. 1777 01:11:03,819 --> 01:11:05,453 That's going to make noise. 1778 01:11:05,455 --> 01:11:08,091 Enough to be heard on Rodeo Drive. 1779 01:11:09,992 --> 01:11:11,959 [instrumental music] 1780 01:11:11,961 --> 01:11:13,694 (Molly) The Gold Coast of Long Island 1781 01:11:13,696 --> 01:11:15,329 has been home to the Vanderbilts 1782 01:11:15,331 --> 01:11:16,664 Roosevelts, Whitneys 1783 01:11:16,666 --> 01:11:19,133 J.P. Morgan and F.W. Woolworth. 1784 01:11:19,135 --> 01:11:22,570 It's an impossible ticket to get, but I can talk to Molly. 1785 01:11:22,572 --> 01:11:25,338 (Molly) Tonight was a $10,000 per person fundraiser 1786 01:11:25,340 --> 01:11:26,639 to pay for major renovations 1787 01:11:26,641 --> 01:11:28,342 at the East Hampton Yacht Club. 1788 01:11:28,344 --> 01:11:29,810 Molly's around here somewhere. 1789 01:11:29,812 --> 01:11:31,712 I could introduce you, but I wouldn't get my hopes up. 1790 01:11:31,714 --> 01:11:32,812 (Molly) That's for real. 1791 01:11:32,814 --> 01:11:33,914 There was a charity event 1792 01:11:33,916 --> 01:11:35,382 for residents of the Hamptons 1793 01:11:35,384 --> 01:11:36,485 who own yachts. 1794 01:11:36,487 --> 01:11:37,651 In my business, that's called 1795 01:11:37,653 --> 01:11:39,018 a target-rich environment. 1796 01:11:39,020 --> 01:11:41,856 I have to tell you the initial buy-in is $250,000. 1797 01:11:41,858 --> 01:11:45,395 $250,000? That's almost as much as my second car. 1798 01:11:46,528 --> 01:11:48,329 Your friends come to the games? 1799 01:11:48,331 --> 01:11:49,597 Mm-hm. 1800 01:11:49,599 --> 01:11:50,664 (Molly) It took only 7 weeks 1801 01:11:50,666 --> 01:11:52,199 of recruiting to get 10 players 1802 01:11:52,201 --> 01:11:54,067 and 7 on a waiting list. 1803 01:11:54,069 --> 01:11:55,369 And in these circles 1804 01:11:55,371 --> 01:11:56,402 that was more than enough 1805 01:11:56,404 --> 01:11:58,539 to start the mythology. 1806 01:11:58,541 --> 01:12:00,441 By morning, gamblers would be telling 1807 01:12:00,443 --> 01:12:03,009 and hearing stories about this game in London 1808 01:12:03,011 --> 01:12:05,245 Tokyo and Dubai. 1809 01:12:05,247 --> 01:12:06,312 At the end of that year 1810 01:12:06,314 --> 01:12:07,447 I reported an income 1811 01:12:07,449 --> 01:12:11,252 of $4,773,000. 1812 01:12:11,254 --> 01:12:14,855 Every square inch of it legal and on the books. 1813 01:12:14,857 --> 01:12:17,491 I was the biggest game runner in the world. 1814 01:12:17,493 --> 01:12:18,825 All tips. 1815 01:12:18,827 --> 01:12:20,361 I still hadn't taken a rake 1816 01:12:20,363 --> 01:12:22,629 and I still hadn't accidentally recruited members 1817 01:12:22,631 --> 01:12:24,865 of a Russian crime syndicate. 1818 01:12:24,867 --> 01:12:27,668 In the beginning, I was using drugs to stay awake. 1819 01:12:27,670 --> 01:12:29,904 First Adderall, then Adderall crushed up 1820 01:12:29,906 --> 01:12:31,838 to defeat the time release. 1821 01:12:31,840 --> 01:12:33,840 Then coke, Valium, Vicodin 1822 01:12:33,842 --> 01:12:35,508 Percocet and more Adderall. 1823 01:12:35,510 --> 01:12:38,445 I rented a penthouse apartment and installed plasma screens 1824 01:12:38,447 --> 01:12:40,181 for the sports bettors. 1825 01:12:40,183 --> 01:12:42,081 I had the lower stakes games on Wednesdays 1826 01:12:42,083 --> 01:12:44,051 Thursdays and Sundays at my place 1827 01:12:44,053 --> 01:12:46,786 with Tuesday night at the Plaza being the big game. 1828 01:12:46,788 --> 01:12:48,222 At 7:00, the dealers came 1829 01:12:48,224 --> 01:12:49,956 and the table was set up and polished 1830 01:12:49,958 --> 01:12:51,525 and ten chairs were placed around it 1831 01:12:51,527 --> 01:12:53,960 exactly 12 inches apart. 1832 01:12:53,962 --> 01:12:55,929 I used custom chips and two dealers 1833 01:12:55,931 --> 01:12:58,065 who worked an hour on, an hour off 1834 01:12:58,067 --> 01:13:01,302 with a new crew coming in after 12 hours. 1835 01:13:01,304 --> 01:13:03,137 Casinos had discovered that certain scents 1836 01:13:03,139 --> 01:13:05,505 make people more likely to place big bets. 1837 01:13:05,507 --> 01:13:08,776 The Casinos pump those scents in through the ventilation. 1838 01:13:08,778 --> 01:13:12,012 I had custom candles made. 1839 01:13:12,014 --> 01:13:14,347 I'd been working with a new dealer named "B." 1840 01:13:14,349 --> 01:13:17,151 Not like Beatrice, just the initial. 1841 01:13:17,153 --> 01:13:18,953 She'd been working in trashy card rooms 1842 01:13:18,955 --> 01:13:21,158 on the East Side and we became friends. 1843 01:13:22,390 --> 01:13:23,691 Tone it down. 1844 01:13:23,693 --> 01:13:25,996 The big players don't like fast hands. 1845 01:13:29,232 --> 01:13:31,831 Sarcastic dealing, cool. 1846 01:13:31,833 --> 01:13:34,834 You got to do it, not doing it is insanity. 1847 01:13:34,836 --> 01:13:36,637 You must be able to see that. 1848 01:13:36,639 --> 01:13:39,072 You've been stiffed four or five times. 1849 01:13:39,074 --> 01:13:41,575 You've got hundreds of thousands on the street. 1850 01:13:41,577 --> 01:13:44,044 That's money you're never gonna see again. 1851 01:13:44,046 --> 01:13:47,615 (Molly) B had been suggesting it for a long time. 1852 01:13:47,617 --> 01:13:48,915 She was suggesting it again 1853 01:13:48,917 --> 01:13:50,485 because of an incident the week before. 1854 01:13:50,487 --> 01:13:51,852 - Hey, Cole. - Hey. 1855 01:13:51,854 --> 01:13:54,488 - Come on in. - Thanks, you got my check? 1856 01:13:54,490 --> 01:13:56,456 (Molly) I do. 1857 01:13:56,458 --> 01:13:57,790 - It's right here. - Thank you. 1858 01:13:57,792 --> 01:13:59,192 Hey can I show you something on TV? 1859 01:13:59,194 --> 01:14:02,129 Umm, actually, I'm in kinda a hurry. 1860 01:14:02,131 --> 01:14:03,967 It'll just take a second. Have a seat. 1861 01:14:06,935 --> 01:14:09,535 This is last Tuesday's game. 1862 01:14:09,537 --> 01:14:11,371 Shit, Molly, if the guys find out 1863 01:14:11,373 --> 01:14:14,275 you've got cameras on them, they're gonna go nuts. 1864 01:14:14,277 --> 01:14:16,343 Yeah, that's you in the seventh chair. 1865 01:14:16,345 --> 01:14:17,511 Look at your stack of chips. 1866 01:14:17,513 --> 01:14:18,946 I've got a cab downstairs... 1867 01:14:18,948 --> 01:14:22,383 Look at the time stamp. 1:06 a.m. 1868 01:14:22,385 --> 01:14:23,984 (Molly) Let's fast forward to 1:07. 1869 01:14:23,986 --> 01:14:26,453 1:07, you lose a hand to Boosty. 1870 01:14:26,455 --> 01:14:28,688 - What is this? - 1:08. 1871 01:14:28,690 --> 01:14:30,324 Our sheets say that you didn't buy-in again 1872 01:14:30,326 --> 01:14:31,825 between 1:06 and 1:08. 1873 01:14:31,827 --> 01:14:33,960 But look at that, your stack's bigger. 1874 01:14:33,962 --> 01:14:36,396 - I can explain, it's just, uh... - Okay, let's rewind. 1875 01:14:36,398 --> 01:14:38,298 This screen's got the dealer changeover 1876 01:14:38,300 --> 01:14:40,668 while at the same time, on this screen 1877 01:14:40,670 --> 01:14:44,504 and... there we are. 1878 01:14:44,506 --> 01:14:48,508 This is why I can't reconcile $57,000 from Tuesday's game. 1879 01:14:48,510 --> 01:14:51,078 A 7-11's got security cameras on their slushy machine. 1880 01:14:51,080 --> 01:14:52,780 I've got a million dollars changing hands 1881 01:14:52,782 --> 01:14:54,748 every two minutes, imbecile. 1882 01:14:54,750 --> 01:14:56,886 You don't think I've got eyes on the table? 1883 01:14:59,354 --> 01:15:00,857 Relax. 1884 01:15:03,992 --> 01:15:05,892 I, uh, I owe people money. 1885 01:15:05,894 --> 01:15:08,227 I know. Why isn't it coming from the trust fund? 1886 01:15:08,229 --> 01:15:11,365 I need my parents' permission to get that much. 1887 01:15:11,367 --> 01:15:13,633 And they'd kill me. You don't even understand what it's like. 1888 01:15:13,635 --> 01:15:15,703 People don't realize trust fund kids. 1889 01:15:15,705 --> 01:15:16,837 Are suffering in this economy, too. 1890 01:15:16,839 --> 01:15:18,504 I realize what I did was wrong. 1891 01:15:18,506 --> 01:15:20,773 Did it take a lot of soul searching to get you there? 1892 01:15:20,775 --> 01:15:22,176 Okay, okay, first of all 1893 01:15:22,178 --> 01:15:23,643 the guys that are making the counterfeit chips 1894 01:15:23,645 --> 01:15:24,945 are taking you for a ride. 1895 01:15:24,947 --> 01:15:26,347 They know that there are signatures 1896 01:15:26,349 --> 01:15:27,380 built into the chips. 1897 01:15:27,382 --> 01:15:30,150 Exact weight, infrared markings. 1898 01:15:30,152 --> 01:15:31,852 Breathe. Second. 1899 01:15:31,854 --> 01:15:33,721 Don't try this at anyone else's game 1900 01:15:33,723 --> 01:15:35,254 because if you do, they are going to express 1901 01:15:35,256 --> 01:15:37,924 their anger in a much different way than I am. 1902 01:15:37,926 --> 01:15:39,660 You owe me $57,000. 1903 01:15:39,662 --> 01:15:41,227 When I get it, you get the tape 1904 01:15:41,229 --> 01:15:42,396 but until then 1905 01:15:42,398 --> 01:15:44,530 you don't play in anyone's game. 1906 01:15:44,532 --> 01:15:47,567 (Molly) So when Tuesday night came, B was at it again. 1907 01:15:47,569 --> 01:15:49,436 Your exposure's crazy. 1908 01:15:49,438 --> 01:15:51,571 It's not if, it's when. 1909 01:15:51,573 --> 01:15:53,440 You're gonna get blown up. 1910 01:15:53,442 --> 01:15:55,942 Your risk is nuts. 1911 01:15:55,944 --> 01:15:58,379 If I took a rake, this game would no longer be legal. 1912 01:15:58,381 --> 01:16:02,348 And if you can't cover, this game will no longer exist. 1913 01:16:02,350 --> 01:16:04,118 You're the bank now. 1914 01:16:04,120 --> 01:16:06,790 You're guaranteeing the game. 1915 01:16:09,391 --> 01:16:10,723 If you see a hand 1916 01:16:10,725 --> 01:16:12,191 you don't want to carry 1917 01:16:12,193 --> 01:16:13,794 just look at me 1918 01:16:13,796 --> 01:16:15,562 flash me a number 1919 01:16:15,564 --> 01:16:17,801 and I'll take it off the table. 1920 01:16:19,001 --> 01:16:22,703 Most runners cap it at five percent. 1921 01:16:22,705 --> 01:16:25,641 - I'll see you out there. - See you out there. 1922 01:16:43,826 --> 01:16:45,459 (Molly) Two weeks later, around 2 a.m. 1923 01:16:45,461 --> 01:16:48,928 there was a pot that was up to $1.3 million, pre-flop 1924 01:16:48,930 --> 01:16:52,165 with five players still in. 1925 01:16:52,167 --> 01:16:55,902 My hope was that the flop would chase four of them off. 1926 01:16:55,904 --> 01:16:57,404 (male #5) $200,000. 1927 01:16:57,406 --> 01:16:59,208 Raise a $100,000. 1928 01:17:01,911 --> 01:17:05,245 - $300,000 to you, sir. - Call. 1929 01:17:05,247 --> 01:17:08,418 (Molly) There was now 2.1 million on the table. 1930 01:17:11,353 --> 01:17:13,156 $300,000 to you, sir. 1931 01:17:14,790 --> 01:17:16,022 Plus 200. 1932 01:17:16,024 --> 01:17:17,693 (Molly) $2.6 million. 1933 01:17:24,766 --> 01:17:26,799 Three million. 1934 01:17:26,801 --> 01:17:28,067 She was right. 1935 01:17:28,069 --> 01:17:30,103 I was extending credit. Big numbers. 1936 01:17:30,105 --> 01:17:32,071 And it's not like Harlan Eustice hadn't already 1937 01:17:32,073 --> 01:17:34,208 put the fear of God into me. 1938 01:17:34,210 --> 01:17:36,075 If I couldn't pay one time 1939 01:17:36,077 --> 01:17:38,579 that'd be the end of the game. 1940 01:17:38,581 --> 01:17:40,216 I was the house. 1941 01:17:43,519 --> 01:17:46,018 That's how quickly I made the decision. 1942 01:17:46,020 --> 01:17:48,922 And just as quickly, B calculated 2 percent of the pot 1943 01:17:48,924 --> 01:17:50,760 and took it off the table. 1944 01:17:53,194 --> 01:17:55,329 That was it, I had just taken a rake 1945 01:17:55,331 --> 01:17:59,868 in violation of U.S. Criminal Code, 1955. 1946 01:18:04,773 --> 01:18:06,740 It's time to introduce Douglas Downey 1947 01:18:06,742 --> 01:18:09,543 'cause Downey's gonna take us all the way home. 1948 01:18:09,545 --> 01:18:11,378 Downey was a drunk, and he'd stay after the game 1949 01:18:11,380 --> 01:18:14,013 and hang out while I did the books. 1950 01:18:14,015 --> 01:18:15,781 He was hard to understand when he was drunk 1951 01:18:15,783 --> 01:18:16,984 and his conversation openers 1952 01:18:16,986 --> 01:18:18,051 would always sound like 1953 01:18:18,053 --> 01:18:19,520 the title of a detective novel. 1954 01:18:19,522 --> 01:18:22,321 Victim of circumstance. 1955 01:18:22,323 --> 01:18:23,460 Yeah. 1956 01:18:25,995 --> 01:18:28,861 Story of, you know... 1957 01:18:28,863 --> 01:18:32,167 Story of my proverbial, you know... 1958 01:18:36,805 --> 01:18:39,505 - Life? - Life. 1959 01:18:39,507 --> 01:18:41,909 (Molly) He'd talk about his marriage. 1960 01:18:41,911 --> 01:18:44,777 I married young, Mol. 1961 01:18:44,779 --> 01:18:47,313 I married young and I married dull. 1962 01:18:47,315 --> 01:18:51,486 If I'd been born in Greenwich instead of Flushing... 1963 01:18:51,488 --> 01:18:53,419 (Molly) He talked about wanting a better life. 1964 01:18:53,421 --> 01:18:54,887 New Canaan... 1965 01:18:54,889 --> 01:18:57,891 Gone to... Rye Country Day 1966 01:18:57,893 --> 01:18:59,529 Princeton... 1967 01:19:01,397 --> 01:19:02,465 The life I'd have. 1968 01:19:03,698 --> 01:19:05,464 The wife I'd have? 1969 01:19:05,466 --> 01:19:07,402 I'd be a player. 1970 01:19:10,538 --> 01:19:12,407 Victim of circumstance. 1971 01:19:15,911 --> 01:19:19,379 Mol, these are things I only say to you. 1972 01:19:19,381 --> 01:19:20,580 Good call. 1973 01:19:20,582 --> 01:19:21,815 (Molly) And he'd talk about another 1974 01:19:21,817 --> 01:19:23,683 game he played in. 1975 01:19:23,685 --> 01:19:25,084 It was the Brooklyn game. 1976 01:19:25,086 --> 01:19:26,152 The Brighton Beach game 1977 01:19:26,154 --> 01:19:27,387 where they played all night 1978 01:19:27,389 --> 01:19:28,588 and all day. 1979 01:19:28,590 --> 01:19:31,057 The game that was populated by Russians. 1980 01:19:31,059 --> 01:19:34,261 I'm the only Irish guy they'll let play. 1981 01:19:34,263 --> 01:19:37,798 Mol, these are the nicest guys I've ever met. 1982 01:19:37,800 --> 01:19:41,101 (Molly) Then one night, Douglas Downey lost $80,000 at my game 1983 01:19:41,103 --> 01:19:42,401 and didn't have it. 1984 01:19:42,403 --> 01:19:44,472 Winston, can I have the room, please? 1985 01:19:44,474 --> 01:19:45,739 Sure. 1986 01:19:45,741 --> 01:19:47,243 - I'll see you tomorrow. - Mm. 1987 01:19:51,680 --> 01:19:53,512 You won a $190,000 last week. 1988 01:19:53,514 --> 01:19:57,417 - I owe Teddy Chin and Tutti... - Right. 1989 01:19:57,419 --> 01:19:58,919 And some sports bets. 1990 01:19:58,921 --> 01:20:01,554 I'm a winner trapped inside the body of a... 1991 01:20:01,556 --> 01:20:03,789 - Stop. - Yeah. 1992 01:20:03,791 --> 01:20:06,058 The Brooklyn game. 1993 01:20:06,060 --> 01:20:07,828 Is everything I've heard true? 1994 01:20:07,830 --> 01:20:09,329 What have you heard? 1995 01:20:09,331 --> 01:20:10,896 The Russian's have deep pockets 1996 01:20:10,898 --> 01:20:12,298 bad at poker, give action 1997 01:20:12,300 --> 01:20:14,301 pay instantly and wear a coat and tie. 1998 01:20:14,303 --> 01:20:15,572 It's all true. 1999 01:20:19,774 --> 01:20:21,540 Bring me some of those players and I'll give you 2000 01:20:21,542 --> 01:20:24,578 a piece of the game until your 80K is paid down. 2001 01:20:24,580 --> 01:20:26,413 Loser is what I was gonna say. 2002 01:20:26,415 --> 01:20:28,548 Winner trapped inside the body of a... 2003 01:20:28,550 --> 01:20:29,883 - I know. Got it. - Loser. 2004 01:20:29,885 --> 01:20:31,218 Can you bring me some players? 2005 01:20:31,220 --> 01:20:33,553 I'm the only Irish guy they'll let play. 2006 01:20:33,555 --> 01:20:35,554 Do you understand the deal I'm offering you? 2007 01:20:35,556 --> 01:20:38,424 No, I'm saying this because you're Irish 2008 01:20:38,426 --> 01:20:40,427 and they may not want to play in your game. 2009 01:20:40,429 --> 01:20:42,728 I'm the only Irish guy they'll let play. 2010 01:20:42,730 --> 01:20:44,666 I'm not Irish. 2011 01:20:46,769 --> 01:20:50,404 - You're not? - No. 2012 01:20:50,406 --> 01:20:51,637 Molly Bloom? 2013 01:20:51,639 --> 01:20:53,976 You're thinking of the James Joyce character. 2014 01:20:55,778 --> 01:20:57,944 I always thought you were Irish. 2015 01:20:57,946 --> 01:20:59,745 I'm not. Can you bring me some players? 2016 01:20:59,747 --> 01:21:01,147 Isn't there a famous book... 2017 01:21:01,149 --> 01:21:02,782 Okay, Douglas, focus up. 2018 01:21:02,784 --> 01:21:05,151 Yes, there's a book by James Joyce called "Ulysses" 2019 01:21:05,153 --> 01:21:06,453 and there's a character named Molly Bloom 2020 01:21:06,455 --> 01:21:07,920 and that is why you think I'm Irish 2021 01:21:07,922 --> 01:21:09,923 but now it's time to move past that. 2022 01:21:09,925 --> 01:21:12,262 Can you bring me some Brighton Beach players? 2023 01:21:15,064 --> 01:21:17,230 If you're not Irish, what are you? 2024 01:21:17,232 --> 01:21:19,365 I'm a Russian Jew. 2025 01:21:19,367 --> 01:21:22,201 (Molly) The next week, I had some new players. 2026 01:21:22,203 --> 01:21:23,570 Mike was the first one to arrive. 2027 01:21:23,572 --> 01:21:25,504 - I'm Jesse. - I'm Mike Davidoff. 2028 01:21:25,506 --> 01:21:27,240 (Molly) Mike owned a chain of medical clinics 2029 01:21:27,242 --> 01:21:29,575 and had already posted with a wire transfer. 2030 01:21:29,577 --> 01:21:32,579 Next were the Gershen brothers. Illya and Alexei. 2031 01:21:32,581 --> 01:21:35,214 They were in the business of exporting steel to China. 2032 01:21:35,216 --> 01:21:37,284 Alexei brought a quarter of a million dollars 2033 01:21:37,286 --> 01:21:39,422 in cash, in a backpack. 2034 01:21:40,522 --> 01:21:43,623 Mr. Habib, good evening. I'm Shelby. 2035 01:21:43,625 --> 01:21:46,459 I'm Shelly. Only one letter's different. 2036 01:21:46,461 --> 01:21:48,829 Also I'm a billionaire. I think I may have seen you naked. 2037 01:21:48,831 --> 01:21:51,298 No. You would remember. 2038 01:21:51,300 --> 01:21:52,833 (Molly) And then Shelly Habib. 2039 01:21:52,835 --> 01:21:54,735 The Habib family owns the largest collection 2040 01:21:54,737 --> 01:21:58,405 of classical art in the world, valued at 3 billion dollars 2041 01:21:58,407 --> 01:22:00,139 and Shelly runs the Hallie Gallery 2042 01:22:00,141 --> 01:22:01,307 on Madison Avenue. 2043 01:22:01,309 --> 01:22:02,875 As for tonight, I was not able 2044 01:22:02,877 --> 01:22:04,210 to put my hands on cash today 2045 01:22:04,212 --> 01:22:05,245 because I woke up this morning 2046 01:22:05,247 --> 01:22:06,679 after the banks had closed. 2047 01:22:06,681 --> 01:22:07,981 So I'm hoping you'll accept 2048 01:22:07,983 --> 01:22:10,253 this as temporary collateral. 2049 01:22:12,854 --> 01:22:16,188 That is an authentic Monet? 2050 01:22:16,190 --> 01:22:19,058 Grabbed it right off the wall. 2051 01:22:19,060 --> 01:22:21,294 You came over here carrying a Monet? 2052 01:22:21,296 --> 01:22:24,530 I was driven and I have security outside the door. 2053 01:22:24,532 --> 01:22:27,066 Okay, Shelly. Here's what I need you to do. 2054 01:22:27,068 --> 01:22:28,802 I need you to get this... 2055 01:22:28,804 --> 01:22:30,102 - What, four? - Seven. 2056 01:22:30,104 --> 01:22:31,204 (Molly) Seven million dollar 2057 01:22:31,206 --> 01:22:32,539 painting out of here right now. 2058 01:22:32,541 --> 01:22:34,708 - And you're, I assume, armed? - Sure. 2059 01:22:34,710 --> 01:22:37,177 (Molly) Security can't stand in front of the door. 2060 01:22:37,179 --> 01:22:38,844 Fix this up, come on back 2061 01:22:38,846 --> 01:22:42,081 and I'll extend you credit tonight up to one and a half. 2062 01:22:42,083 --> 01:22:44,116 You're a very beautiful woman. 2063 01:22:44,118 --> 01:22:45,518 Please be careful with the painting. 2064 01:22:45,520 --> 01:22:46,953 Always. 2065 01:22:46,955 --> 01:22:49,490 (Molly) Mike, Illya, Alexei and Shelly. 2066 01:22:49,492 --> 01:22:51,557 Those were the players Doug Downey brought me. 2067 01:22:51,559 --> 01:22:54,561 As advertised, they played loose, gave action 2068 01:22:54,563 --> 01:22:57,097 lost to the regulars and settled right away. 2069 01:22:57,099 --> 01:22:59,865 People have asked, "Wasn't there any way to tell 2070 01:22:59,867 --> 01:23:01,634 "that some of the players at your game were connected 2071 01:23:01,636 --> 01:23:03,469 "to one of the darkest, deadliest 2072 01:23:03,472 --> 01:23:06,772 and far-reaching organized crime syndicates in the world?" 2073 01:23:06,774 --> 01:23:09,075 No. There wasn't. 2074 01:23:09,077 --> 01:23:11,114 I'm gonna go all in. 2075 01:23:34,269 --> 01:23:37,407 [instrumental music] 2076 01:24:05,634 --> 01:24:06,769 [Charlie sighs] 2077 01:24:08,170 --> 01:24:10,637 I wish I had better news. 2078 01:24:10,639 --> 01:24:13,440 Harrison Wellstone didn't go for the minor role reduction? 2079 01:24:13,442 --> 01:24:14,673 No. 2080 01:24:14,675 --> 01:24:16,477 He didn't buy that I was a cocktail waitress? 2081 01:24:16,479 --> 01:24:19,579 - No. - Aww. Is it because I wasn't? 2082 01:24:19,581 --> 01:24:22,147 Hey, I tried, which is what you're not paying me to do. 2083 01:24:22,149 --> 01:24:23,483 So what now? 2084 01:24:23,485 --> 01:24:24,817 The Government is expressing an interest 2085 01:24:24,819 --> 01:24:26,386 in you being a cooperating witness. 2086 01:24:26,388 --> 01:24:27,654 - You don't say? - Molly. 2087 01:24:27,656 --> 01:24:29,422 Who could've possibly seen that coming? 2088 01:24:29,424 --> 01:24:31,124 - Let's have the conversation. - It will be short. 2089 01:24:31,126 --> 01:24:32,726 Because I don't know anything at all that can help them. 2090 01:24:32,728 --> 01:24:34,361 You don't know anything that can help them convict 2091 01:24:34,363 --> 01:24:36,029 the Russians, but you know things that can help them. 2092 01:24:36,031 --> 01:24:38,498 Did you know that 97 percent of Federal cases 2093 01:24:38,500 --> 01:24:39,732 never make it to trial? 2094 01:24:39,734 --> 01:24:41,500 Even though the chances of being convicted 2095 01:24:41,502 --> 01:24:42,869 at trial is a little more than one in a hundred? 2096 01:24:42,871 --> 01:24:44,670 If you want to go to trial, that's fine. 2097 01:24:44,672 --> 01:24:47,039 But it's gonna cost you in the area of $3,500,000 2098 01:24:47,041 --> 01:24:49,109 Which the Justice Department knows I don't have 2099 01:24:49,111 --> 01:24:50,442 because they took all of my money 2100 01:24:50,444 --> 01:24:51,945 in a civil forfeiture which they can do 2101 01:24:51,947 --> 01:24:54,079 without a warrant, because my property 2102 01:24:54,081 --> 01:24:55,714 doesn't have a presumption of innocence. 2103 01:24:55,716 --> 01:24:57,984 Then after I'm arrested by 17 agents 2104 01:24:57,986 --> 01:25:00,387 holding automatic weapons, totally necessary 2105 01:25:00,389 --> 01:25:01,855 not at all meant to intimidate me. 2106 01:25:01,857 --> 01:25:03,889 I'm given two days to hire a lawyer 2107 01:25:03,891 --> 01:25:05,892 and appear in a courtroom on the other side of the country. 2108 01:25:05,894 --> 01:25:07,627 If you're saying that everything that happens 2109 01:25:07,629 --> 01:25:09,562 from the moment you are arrested is designed 2110 01:25:09,564 --> 01:25:11,565 to persuade you to plead guilty, you are correct. 2111 01:25:11,567 --> 01:25:13,266 So tell me all the ways I can help 2112 01:25:13,268 --> 01:25:14,935 'cause I really feel I owe it to them. 2113 01:25:14,937 --> 01:25:16,436 Oh, speaking of owing 2114 01:25:16,438 --> 01:25:18,905 the IRS put a tax lien on the money they took from me. 2115 01:25:18,907 --> 01:25:21,474 Are you ki... Alright. None of that matters. 2116 01:25:21,476 --> 01:25:23,176 Taking my money wasn't a tax 2117 01:25:23,178 --> 01:25:25,078 I also need to give them my money. 2118 01:25:25,080 --> 01:25:26,713 - Or they will take it again. - None of that matters. 2119 01:25:26,715 --> 01:25:28,447 - It needed to be said. - Not really. 2120 01:25:28,449 --> 01:25:30,349 So, to be clear, you're not interested in entering 2121 01:25:30,351 --> 01:25:31,884 a cooperation agreement with the prosecutors? 2122 01:25:31,886 --> 01:25:34,454 If I had testimony that would lead to the conviction 2123 01:25:34,456 --> 01:25:36,222 of a bad guy, no one would have 2124 01:25:36,224 --> 01:25:37,891 to coerce me into cooperating. 2125 01:25:37,893 --> 01:25:42,062 But I don't. I have dirt. I have dish. I have gossip. 2126 01:25:42,064 --> 01:25:43,495 So my value to the prosecution 2127 01:25:43,497 --> 01:25:46,031 is exactly the same as it is to Hollywood. 2128 01:25:46,033 --> 01:25:49,169 I'm here to ensure the New York Post covers the trial. 2129 01:25:49,171 --> 01:25:50,469 I'm here to sell tickets. 2130 01:25:50,472 --> 01:25:52,705 Which is nonetheless value to the prosecution. 2131 01:25:52,707 --> 01:25:55,141 So what we do is leverage it to get 2132 01:25:55,143 --> 01:25:56,610 you a favorable sentencing recommendation 2133 01:25:56,612 --> 01:26:00,012 or, better yet, complete immunity. What? 2134 01:26:00,014 --> 01:26:01,615 Oh. Hey, honey. 2135 01:26:01,617 --> 01:26:03,586 - Hey, Stella. - Hey. 2136 01:26:04,152 --> 01:26:05,185 Hey. 2137 01:26:05,187 --> 01:26:06,585 What does he have you doing now? 2138 01:26:06,587 --> 01:26:07,920 An essay on three poems 2139 01:26:07,922 --> 01:26:09,588 with what he believes are a common theme. 2140 01:26:09,590 --> 01:26:11,924 Not an essay. Two paragraphs. 2141 01:26:11,926 --> 01:26:14,427 - Which three poems? - Close, Rush and Walls. 2142 01:26:14,429 --> 01:26:17,396 Oh, I know those. What's the common theme? 2143 01:26:17,398 --> 01:26:18,932 Things with one word titles. 2144 01:26:18,934 --> 01:26:20,967 Are you sure you're qualified to be teaching poetry? 2145 01:26:20,969 --> 01:26:22,901 Hang on... And yes. 2146 01:26:22,903 --> 01:26:25,771 Anytime you wanna run away from home, you can come live with me. 2147 01:26:25,773 --> 01:26:27,673 (Charlie) Then you'll discover she doesn't have a home 2148 01:26:27,675 --> 01:26:30,009 and you'll come back to me. 2149 01:26:30,011 --> 01:26:31,544 This is good. Great. 2150 01:26:31,546 --> 01:26:33,312 Why don't you grab a snack and start your homework 2151 01:26:33,314 --> 01:26:34,347 in one of the conference rooms? 2152 01:26:34,349 --> 01:26:35,914 Okay. See ya. 2153 01:26:35,916 --> 01:26:37,750 There's no law that says you can't just hit him in the head. 2154 01:26:37,752 --> 01:26:39,386 There is a law that says that, it's the first thing 2155 01:26:39,388 --> 01:26:40,786 I taught her to read. 2156 01:26:40,788 --> 01:26:41,857 Go. 2157 01:26:43,524 --> 01:26:44,859 [door closes] 2158 01:26:47,763 --> 01:26:50,562 My father used to give us extra work. 2159 01:26:50,564 --> 01:26:52,598 Can I ask you a question? 2160 01:26:52,600 --> 01:26:55,067 You think I'm too hard on her? 2161 01:26:55,069 --> 01:26:58,170 I met a girl when I first moved to L.A., she was 22. 2162 01:26:58,172 --> 01:27:00,339 Someone arranged through a third party 2163 01:27:00,341 --> 01:27:01,641 to spend the weekend with her in London. 2164 01:27:01,643 --> 01:27:02,976 You know what she got? 2165 01:27:02,978 --> 01:27:05,210 For a weekend? Five grand. 2166 01:27:05,212 --> 01:27:08,615 A bag. A Chanel bag she wanted. 2167 01:27:08,617 --> 01:27:12,355 Whatever you're doing with Stella, double it. 2168 01:27:19,661 --> 01:27:21,797 Where's your father in all this? 2169 01:27:24,166 --> 01:27:25,964 You mean, physically? 2170 01:27:25,966 --> 01:27:28,603 He's in Colorado. 2171 01:27:31,006 --> 01:27:32,905 Your parents still together? 2172 01:27:32,907 --> 01:27:34,441 No. 2173 01:27:34,443 --> 01:27:36,910 You and your father close? 2174 01:27:36,912 --> 01:27:38,143 No. 2175 01:27:38,145 --> 01:27:40,713 Was he tough on you? 2176 01:27:40,715 --> 01:27:42,347 You know how many girls at the Olympics 2177 01:27:42,349 --> 01:27:43,950 have demanding fathers? 2178 01:27:43,952 --> 01:27:46,856 - All of them? - Well, that's right. 2179 01:27:49,623 --> 01:27:52,191 I was tough on him. 2180 01:27:52,193 --> 01:27:53,759 What do you mean? 2181 01:27:53,761 --> 01:27:56,329 Um... 2182 01:27:56,331 --> 01:27:58,701 I was a brat. 2183 01:28:01,502 --> 01:28:03,406 (Charlie) Fathers don't care. 2184 01:28:05,139 --> 01:28:08,641 - I'd start fights with him. - Why? 2185 01:28:08,643 --> 01:28:11,044 (Charlene) You're lying! 2186 01:28:11,046 --> 01:28:12,879 (Molly) Why would I start fights with him? 2187 01:28:12,881 --> 01:28:14,446 (Charlie) Yeah. 2188 01:28:14,448 --> 01:28:16,050 (Charlene) I put you through grad school! 2189 01:28:17,919 --> 01:28:19,487 I raised the kids. 2190 01:28:19,489 --> 01:28:23,623 I did every... God, everything! 2191 01:28:23,625 --> 01:28:24,691 No. 2192 01:28:24,693 --> 01:28:26,426 No, you listen to me. 2193 01:28:26,428 --> 01:28:28,628 All you do is cheat on me, and lie to me 2194 01:28:28,630 --> 01:28:30,466 and lie to the kids! 2195 01:28:31,800 --> 01:28:34,370 You lie to your wife and you lie to your kids. 2196 01:28:37,005 --> 01:28:38,940 I don't know. 2197 01:28:41,742 --> 01:28:44,276 For the record, the law in 1955 2198 01:28:44,278 --> 01:28:47,045 that I'm accused of breaking it, defines gambling as betting 2199 01:28:47,047 --> 01:28:48,714 on games of chance. 2200 01:28:48,716 --> 01:28:50,415 - Yes. - Poker isn't a game of chance. 2201 01:28:50,417 --> 01:28:52,584 Roulette's a game of chance. 2202 01:28:52,586 --> 01:28:56,422 - Poker's a game of skill. - Still, I me... 2203 01:28:56,424 --> 01:28:58,761 I'll tell them everything they want to know about me. 2204 01:29:00,996 --> 01:29:02,931 About me. 2205 01:29:03,998 --> 01:29:05,934 That's it. 2206 01:29:09,738 --> 01:29:11,804 (Molly) Remember Bad Brad Marion? 2207 01:29:11,806 --> 01:29:14,540 It turns out his $700,000,000 hedge fund 2208 01:29:14,542 --> 01:29:17,110 wasn't what you would call... real. 2209 01:29:17,112 --> 01:29:18,745 It was a Ponzi scheme. 2210 01:29:18,747 --> 01:29:20,879 He'd been falsely reporting profits for years. 2211 01:29:20,881 --> 01:29:23,081 He wasn't even registered with the SEC. 2212 01:29:23,083 --> 01:29:25,118 With the money given to him by friends and family 2213 01:29:25,120 --> 01:29:27,085 and players at the game, he bought several 2214 01:29:27,087 --> 01:29:28,454 Malibu Beach Houses 2215 01:29:28,456 --> 01:29:30,190 an airplane hanger full of cars 2216 01:29:30,192 --> 01:29:33,159 another one with an airplane, and a life he wanted. 2217 01:29:33,161 --> 01:29:36,228 When he was arrested, he had $740 in the bank. 2218 01:29:36,230 --> 01:29:38,764 Brad cooperated with the FBI and gave them hours 2219 01:29:38,766 --> 01:29:40,999 of testimony on a range of subjects. 2220 01:29:41,001 --> 01:29:42,634 Including how three years earlier 2221 01:29:42,636 --> 01:29:44,803 he lost $5,200,000 2222 01:29:44,805 --> 01:29:46,806 in an underground celebrity poker game 2223 01:29:46,808 --> 01:29:49,275 that was run by a girl named Molly Bloom. 2224 01:29:49,277 --> 01:29:50,610 His story was that I had induced him 2225 01:29:50,612 --> 01:29:52,312 to play in a high stakes game. 2226 01:29:52,314 --> 01:29:53,913 I just wanted to introduce you to Brad Marion. 2227 01:29:53,915 --> 01:29:55,347 (Molly) And that due to my enabling 2228 01:29:55,349 --> 01:29:56,682 he'd become a gambling addict. 2229 01:29:56,684 --> 01:29:58,750 ...who made me become a gambling addict. 2230 01:29:58,752 --> 01:30:00,152 Brad, this game might not be for you. 2231 01:30:00,154 --> 01:30:01,721 (Molly) Federal Bankruptcy lawyers 2232 01:30:01,723 --> 01:30:03,088 were brought in to recover as much 2233 01:30:03,090 --> 01:30:05,124 of the boosted money as they could. 2234 01:30:05,126 --> 01:30:08,261 I was sent a subpoena and flew out to L.A. to be deposed. 2235 01:30:08,263 --> 01:30:10,530 Can you confirm the names on the list 2236 01:30:10,532 --> 01:30:12,598 all played poker with Brad Marion? 2237 01:30:12,600 --> 01:30:14,601 This list was provided to you by Brad Marion? 2238 01:30:14,603 --> 01:30:16,102 I just need you to confirm for the record 2239 01:30:16,104 --> 01:30:18,170 that your game included but was not limited to... 2240 01:30:18,172 --> 01:30:20,772 I understand, what I'm trying to get on the record is that 2241 01:30:20,774 --> 01:30:23,709 I'm not the one who provided the list. 2242 01:30:23,711 --> 01:30:26,247 These names were provided by Brad Marion. 2243 01:30:27,648 --> 01:30:30,083 (female #3) So, under oath... 2244 01:30:30,085 --> 01:30:33,419 Yes. I can confirm the list is accurate. 2245 01:30:33,421 --> 01:30:35,888 (Molly) The L.A. players and I were given a choice. 2246 01:30:35,890 --> 01:30:38,357 Testify against each other in open court 2247 01:30:38,359 --> 01:30:42,094 or help make restitution to the victims of Brad's Ponzi scheme. 2248 01:30:42,096 --> 01:30:45,298 I wrote the government a check for $500,000 dollars. 2249 01:30:45,300 --> 01:30:48,368 And somewhere in an FBI field office in New York 2250 01:30:48,370 --> 01:30:51,207 someone was pinning my picture to a wall. 2251 01:30:52,674 --> 01:30:54,273 I was running six games a week 2252 01:30:54,275 --> 01:30:56,910 sometimes at two different locations in a night. 2253 01:30:56,912 --> 01:31:00,346 And by this point, I was addicted to drugs. 2254 01:31:00,348 --> 01:31:02,615 Adderall. Ambien. Xanax. Coke. 2255 01:31:02,617 --> 01:31:05,651 Alcohol, Valium, Ativan, Trazadone. 2256 01:31:05,653 --> 01:31:08,821 Anything that could keep me up for a few days 2257 01:31:08,823 --> 01:31:11,293 and knock me out for a few hours. 2258 01:31:13,995 --> 01:31:17,163 But I wasn't just taking them to stay awake anymore. 2259 01:31:17,165 --> 01:31:21,334 It was dark and friendless where I was. 2260 01:31:21,336 --> 01:31:24,570 I felt like I was in a hole so deep, I could go fracking. 2261 01:31:24,572 --> 01:31:28,273 It didn't feel like depression, it felt more violent. 2262 01:31:28,275 --> 01:31:29,741 [indistinct chatter] 2263 01:31:29,743 --> 01:31:31,410 I was tired of living in the frat house 2264 01:31:31,412 --> 01:31:33,012 I'd built for degenerates. 2265 01:31:33,014 --> 01:31:35,380 I was tired of the greed. 2266 01:31:35,382 --> 01:31:38,317 Mine, not theirs. Everybody's. 2267 01:31:38,319 --> 01:31:40,253 I was sick of being high all the time. 2268 01:31:40,255 --> 01:31:42,521 I was sick of living in the grey area. 2269 01:31:42,523 --> 01:31:44,123 I couldn't recognize myself 2270 01:31:44,125 --> 01:31:46,629 and what I recognized, I couldn't stand. 2271 01:31:48,162 --> 01:31:50,896 After a game one night, Douglas Downey surprised me 2272 01:31:50,898 --> 01:31:52,664 with a confession, after opening 2273 01:31:52,666 --> 01:31:54,467 with another detective story title. 2274 01:31:54,469 --> 01:31:56,736 Gut shot on the river. 2275 01:31:56,738 --> 01:31:59,105 - I want to say something. - Okay. 2276 01:31:59,107 --> 01:32:03,075 - I want to say, um, something. - Okay. 2277 01:32:03,077 --> 01:32:05,277 - I'm just gonna say... - Cool. 2278 01:32:05,279 --> 01:32:09,848 Because there's a poem, a famous, uh... 2279 01:32:09,850 --> 01:32:12,685 A poem about... 2280 01:32:12,687 --> 01:32:15,088 thoughts left unexpressed. 2281 01:32:15,090 --> 01:32:18,827 Two roads emerged from the woods. 2282 01:32:20,127 --> 01:32:22,063 Do they explode? 2283 01:32:23,198 --> 01:32:26,365 I don't know. Do you like poetry? 2284 01:32:26,367 --> 01:32:28,000 I did until a second ago. I'm gonna call you... 2285 01:32:28,002 --> 01:32:30,139 I'm, I'm in love with you. 2286 01:32:32,340 --> 01:32:35,340 - This isn't happening. - Plain and simple. 2287 01:32:35,342 --> 01:32:37,810 You're the woman I've always dreamed of 2288 01:32:37,812 --> 01:32:39,078 and I've been dreaming... 2289 01:32:39,080 --> 01:32:41,280 Shh. Stop it. Listen to me, Douglas. 2290 01:32:41,282 --> 01:32:43,682 I'm the woman all of you have always dreamed of. 2291 01:32:43,684 --> 01:32:46,651 I'm the anti-wife. I encourage your gambling. 2292 01:32:46,653 --> 01:32:48,187 I have drinks served to you by models 2293 01:32:48,189 --> 01:32:50,655 who simultaneously create the impression 2294 01:32:50,657 --> 01:32:52,325 that you're the kind of guy who can score 2295 01:32:52,327 --> 01:32:53,825 a dime piece anytime you want. 2296 01:32:53,827 --> 01:32:56,396 It's nice for you in here. 2297 01:32:56,398 --> 01:32:58,530 Do you know who Circe was? 2298 01:32:58,532 --> 01:33:02,200 - Uh... - Circe? 2299 01:33:02,202 --> 01:33:04,003 Used to play in Teddy Chin's game? 2300 01:33:04,005 --> 01:33:07,240 Nope. Circe did not play in Teddy's game. 2301 01:33:07,242 --> 01:33:09,142 She was the Greek goddess of magic. 2302 01:33:09,144 --> 01:33:12,145 And she gave men feasts with wine and honey 2303 01:33:12,147 --> 01:33:14,079 and then turned them into swine. 2304 01:33:14,081 --> 01:33:17,849 - Why? - Fantastic question. 2305 01:33:17,851 --> 01:33:20,719 I would never do that to you. 2306 01:33:20,721 --> 01:33:23,021 Missed the point by miles, but that's okay. 2307 01:33:23,023 --> 01:33:25,157 Oh. 2308 01:33:25,159 --> 01:33:26,825 Um, Molly. 2309 01:33:26,827 --> 01:33:30,362 Shelby and Winston will close up. 2310 01:33:30,364 --> 01:33:32,001 I'll see you next week. 2311 01:33:37,705 --> 01:33:39,672 Here you go, thanks a lot, Randy. 2312 01:33:39,674 --> 01:33:41,106 Thanks, Molly. 2313 01:33:41,108 --> 01:33:43,942 - Good morning. - Morning, Pat. 2314 01:33:43,944 --> 01:33:47,579 (Molly) Pat was my driver and security. 2315 01:33:47,581 --> 01:33:49,414 - Straight home? - Yeah. 2316 01:33:49,416 --> 01:33:51,017 (Molly) We didn't know much more about each other 2317 01:33:51,019 --> 01:33:53,319 than we needed to know, but I liked him. 2318 01:33:53,321 --> 01:33:55,256 We were friends. 2319 01:34:00,961 --> 01:34:04,931 I used to be a competitive athlete. 2320 01:34:04,933 --> 01:34:06,398 I didn't know if you knew that. 2321 01:34:06,400 --> 01:34:08,534 What sport? 2322 01:34:08,536 --> 01:34:10,602 Skiing. 2323 01:34:10,604 --> 01:34:12,838 Freestyle. 2324 01:34:12,840 --> 01:34:14,976 (Pat) Were you good? 2325 01:34:16,911 --> 01:34:19,047 I don't know. 2326 01:34:25,920 --> 01:34:27,820 - Hey, Molly. - Pat asked me a favor. 2327 01:34:27,822 --> 01:34:29,888 (Molly) He said there were a couple of hedge fund guys 2328 01:34:29,890 --> 01:34:31,523 in New Jersey who wanted to play 2329 01:34:31,525 --> 01:34:33,558 and he could score points with them if he was able 2330 01:34:33,560 --> 01:34:34,826 to get them a meeting with me. 2331 01:34:34,828 --> 01:34:36,495 I said, "Sure," and set the meeting 2332 01:34:36,497 --> 01:34:39,598 for 5 p.m. on a Thursday at the Four Seasons Bar. 2333 01:34:39,600 --> 01:34:41,299 Knowing that if they were legit 2334 01:34:41,301 --> 01:34:43,436 they'd recognize someone in the crowd at happy hour 2335 01:34:43,438 --> 01:34:45,571 at the Four Seasons right after the closing bell. 2336 01:34:45,573 --> 01:34:48,141 It turns out I didn't need to be that clever. 2337 01:34:48,143 --> 01:34:49,875 These weren't finance guys. 2338 01:34:49,877 --> 01:34:51,710 They were from the cast of "Jersey Boys." 2339 01:34:51,712 --> 01:34:53,846 They looked around the bar self-consciously. 2340 01:34:53,848 --> 01:34:55,213 They were out of their element. 2341 01:34:55,215 --> 01:34:56,749 And tough guys try to look tougher 2342 01:34:56,751 --> 01:34:58,116 when they're insecure. 2343 01:34:58,118 --> 01:34:59,451 I had a good hunch what they wanted 2344 01:34:59,453 --> 01:35:01,053 and I was gonna have to shut down 2345 01:35:01,055 --> 01:35:02,922 this meeting quickly, but without being rude 2346 01:35:02,924 --> 01:35:05,324 to Joey Bag-a-Donuts and Secaucus Sal. 2347 01:35:05,326 --> 01:35:06,959 I'm Molly Bloom. Nice to meet you. 2348 01:35:06,961 --> 01:35:08,628 - John G. - And you are? 2349 01:35:08,630 --> 01:35:10,299 Paul. 2350 01:35:11,366 --> 01:35:13,999 (John G.) How do we get a drink? 2351 01:35:14,001 --> 01:35:15,968 (Molly) I don't remember what the other guy ordered 2352 01:35:15,970 --> 01:35:17,370 but I'll never forget what John G had. 2353 01:35:17,372 --> 01:35:19,004 He looked at the waiter as if to say 2354 01:35:19,006 --> 01:35:20,438 that he could handle himself just fine 2355 01:35:20,440 --> 01:35:22,441 among the Manhattan elite and said... 2356 01:35:22,443 --> 01:35:24,379 I'll have an Appletini. 2357 01:35:25,979 --> 01:35:28,213 - Okay. - So, how was your week? 2358 01:35:28,215 --> 01:35:31,551 My week? Uh, it was fine. Thank you. 2359 01:35:31,553 --> 01:35:36,054 Pat said you guys might be interested in a game? 2360 01:35:36,056 --> 01:35:38,824 We want to partner with you. 2361 01:35:38,826 --> 01:35:41,326 - We've talked to Tutti, Will... - Teddy Chin. 2362 01:35:41,328 --> 01:35:42,628 Teddy Chin. 2363 01:35:42,630 --> 01:35:44,996 We did a little work with them too. 2364 01:35:44,998 --> 01:35:47,135 We can make your life easier. 2365 01:35:49,002 --> 01:35:51,536 Nobody will fuck with you. 2366 01:35:51,538 --> 01:35:53,475 Nobody will stiff you. 2367 01:35:56,443 --> 01:36:01,246 I appreciate the offer, but really, I'm fine. 2368 01:36:01,248 --> 01:36:04,049 I don't carry a big debt sheet. I feel safe. 2369 01:36:04,051 --> 01:36:07,119 Ah-uh, you lied just then 2370 01:36:07,121 --> 01:36:09,454 when you said you don't carry a big debt sheet. 2371 01:36:09,456 --> 01:36:11,790 You've got 2.8 million on the street right now 2372 01:36:11,792 --> 01:36:13,426 right as we're sitting here. 2373 01:36:13,428 --> 01:36:15,061 We do our research. 2374 01:36:15,063 --> 01:36:17,062 That money should be in your hands. 2375 01:36:17,064 --> 01:36:20,833 'Cause it's yours. It's yours. 2376 01:36:20,835 --> 01:36:22,200 And if you don't have it, you got 2377 01:36:22,202 --> 01:36:24,339 to go into your pocket to pay the wins. 2378 01:36:25,939 --> 01:36:28,007 Fellas, I'm sorry. 2379 01:36:28,009 --> 01:36:31,009 It's just a friendly game with higher stakes. 2380 01:36:31,011 --> 01:36:32,911 It was really nice to meet you though. 2381 01:36:32,913 --> 01:36:35,213 Let me know if there's ever anything I can do for you. 2382 01:36:35,215 --> 01:36:37,249 I like to do favors. 2383 01:36:37,251 --> 01:36:39,919 They'll put your drinks on my card. 2384 01:36:39,921 --> 01:36:41,587 (Molly) There are some gaps in my memory 2385 01:36:41,589 --> 01:36:43,255 which they say is common when you've had 2386 01:36:43,257 --> 01:36:44,624 what's called, an event. 2387 01:36:44,626 --> 01:36:46,459 For instance, I don't remember where I was 2388 01:36:46,461 --> 01:36:48,628 coming from when I walked into my building. 2389 01:36:48,630 --> 01:36:50,629 Just that my doorman, Reggie, said he had packages for me. 2390 01:36:50,631 --> 01:36:51,864 Ms. Bloom, I think I got some things 2391 01:36:51,866 --> 01:36:52,964 for you in the package room. 2392 01:36:52,966 --> 01:36:54,532 - I'll bring them on up. - Thanks. 2393 01:36:54,534 --> 01:36:56,035 (Molly) It was the first night of two weeks off 2394 01:36:56,037 --> 01:36:57,902 for Christmas and New Year's. 2395 01:36:57,904 --> 01:37:02,141 And my plan was to take a bath and try not to take drugs. 2396 01:37:02,143 --> 01:37:04,576 Reggie came up with my packages. 2397 01:37:04,578 --> 01:37:06,948 [intense music] 2398 01:37:08,315 --> 01:37:11,182 Ahh, I'm sorry, you're in the wrong... 2399 01:37:11,184 --> 01:37:13,287 Wait! Okay, hold on a second, I have... 2400 01:37:18,025 --> 01:37:19,661 Not a sound. 2401 01:37:23,531 --> 01:37:24,829 Do you hear me? 2402 01:37:24,831 --> 01:37:26,731 I have money. It's all cash. 2403 01:37:26,733 --> 01:37:29,035 - Where? - S-safe. 2404 01:37:29,037 --> 01:37:30,369 Where is it? 2405 01:37:30,371 --> 01:37:32,574 - It's in the closet. - Show me. 2406 01:37:50,425 --> 01:37:52,928 Put the money and jewelry in a bag. 2407 01:37:53,995 --> 01:37:56,698 [dramatic music] 2408 01:38:01,836 --> 01:38:03,972 Gold bars too. 2409 01:38:12,913 --> 01:38:13,978 Come on. 2410 01:38:13,980 --> 01:38:17,549 Open your mouth. Open your mouth. 2411 01:38:17,551 --> 01:38:21,387 It wasn't an offer they made. It wasn't a suggestion. 2412 01:38:21,389 --> 01:38:24,389 This will be your only reminder. 2413 01:38:24,391 --> 01:38:29,331 Your mother lives alone in Telluride, Colorado. Right? 2414 01:38:31,765 --> 01:38:35,069 Right? Right, Molly? 2415 01:38:36,037 --> 01:38:37,469 She doesn't live there anymore. 2416 01:38:37,472 --> 01:38:39,407 Yes, she does. 2417 01:39:41,101 --> 01:39:44,870 (Molly) I couldn't call a doctor or go to an E.R. 2418 01:39:44,872 --> 01:39:47,409 They'd take one look at me and call the police. 2419 01:39:54,483 --> 01:39:57,383 My eyes were swollen and black. 2420 01:39:57,385 --> 01:40:00,151 My lips were cut and bloody. 2421 01:40:00,153 --> 01:40:02,290 I couldn't feel my face. 2422 01:40:28,949 --> 01:40:32,086 [instrumental music] 2423 01:40:40,627 --> 01:40:42,628 Pat had set up the meeting 2424 01:40:42,630 --> 01:40:45,132 and he was how they knew where I lived. 2425 01:40:48,034 --> 01:40:50,369 I stayed in my apartment for two weeks 2426 01:40:50,371 --> 01:40:52,338 waiting for my face to heal... 2427 01:40:52,340 --> 01:40:55,177 and waiting for the phone call I knew was coming. 2428 01:40:56,577 --> 01:40:58,944 But the call didn't come. 2429 01:40:58,946 --> 01:41:01,379 Where was the call from John G? 2430 01:41:01,381 --> 01:41:03,684 "So maybe you've had a change of heart?" 2431 01:41:06,687 --> 01:41:09,824 After ten days, I opened my front door for the first time. 2432 01:41:12,859 --> 01:41:15,694 People were coming back into town after New Years in Cabo 2433 01:41:15,696 --> 01:41:18,199 and St. Bart's, and South Beach. 2434 01:41:20,100 --> 01:41:23,636 My phone was blowing up with, "When's the next game?" 2435 01:41:23,638 --> 01:41:25,774 But nothing from John G. 2436 01:41:27,475 --> 01:41:29,674 And then right there on the front page 2437 01:41:29,676 --> 01:41:33,012 of the New York Times from eight days ago... 2438 01:41:33,014 --> 01:41:36,851 nearly a 125 arrested in sweeping mob roundup. 2439 01:41:38,152 --> 01:41:40,218 Those guys were either laying low 2440 01:41:40,220 --> 01:41:42,353 or they were in custody. 2441 01:41:42,355 --> 01:41:44,826 Sometimes God happens fast. 2442 01:41:47,260 --> 01:41:49,460 My face had healed enough, so that a little make-up 2443 01:41:49,462 --> 01:41:51,666 would cover the bruises that were left. 2444 01:41:52,867 --> 01:41:55,200 I put together a week of games. 2445 01:41:55,202 --> 01:41:58,603 One week of games to get the 2.8 million I was owed 2446 01:41:58,605 --> 01:42:01,507 and then I was out, I was done. 2447 01:42:01,509 --> 01:42:04,375 One week of epic games. 2448 01:42:04,377 --> 01:42:06,277 I had some of my London players in town 2449 01:42:06,279 --> 01:42:08,813 and the Russians had visiting friends from Moscow. 2450 01:42:08,815 --> 01:42:11,683 Jesse and Shelby had already started the game at the Plaza 2451 01:42:11,685 --> 01:42:14,419 and were reporting heavy early action. 2452 01:42:14,421 --> 01:42:17,056 I was on my way when the phone rang. 2453 01:42:17,058 --> 01:42:19,194 It was Douglas Downey. 2454 01:42:20,394 --> 01:42:21,960 I'm on my way, Doug. 2455 01:42:21,962 --> 01:42:24,762 (Douglas) Wait, Molly. Wait. 2456 01:42:24,764 --> 01:42:26,464 I'm hiding in the bathroom. 2457 01:42:26,466 --> 01:42:28,232 I just... I-I need you to believe me, okay? 2458 01:42:28,234 --> 01:42:29,668 - I just... - Whose bathroom? 2459 01:42:29,670 --> 01:42:31,169 I need you to believe me because, uh... 2460 01:42:31,171 --> 01:42:33,438 Uh, at the suite, at the plaza. 2461 01:42:33,440 --> 01:42:34,839 Why are you hiding in the bathroom? 2462 01:42:34,841 --> 01:42:37,508 I would never tell them anything about you. 2463 01:42:37,510 --> 01:42:39,777 I said, "Guys, you want me to go further 2464 01:42:39,779 --> 01:42:42,981 "you want me to go other places, I'll do it. 2465 01:42:42,983 --> 01:42:46,486 "But nothing about Molly, she can't be touched. 2466 01:42:46,488 --> 01:42:48,821 - Just the Russians." - Okay, you're drunk. 2467 01:42:48,823 --> 01:42:51,022 And a little difficult to understand 2468 01:42:51,024 --> 01:42:52,958 so I'll see you in a few minutes when I get there. 2469 01:42:52,960 --> 01:42:54,994 I was, uh... 2470 01:42:54,996 --> 01:42:57,632 I was... uh... 2471 01:42:59,567 --> 01:43:02,234 I was cited for securities fraud. 2472 01:43:02,236 --> 01:43:03,901 It was scrubbed from my record. 2473 01:43:03,903 --> 01:43:06,571 - That's why you don't know. - Did you say Securities Fraud? 2474 01:43:06,573 --> 01:43:08,606 I would never help them build a case against you 2475 01:43:08,608 --> 01:43:12,044 I would have never give them anything against you 2476 01:43:12,046 --> 01:43:14,579 I'd commit perjury before I did that. 2477 01:43:14,581 --> 01:43:17,348 It was such bullshit, it was 2006. 2478 01:43:17,350 --> 01:43:18,917 If you'd had an arrest, I would've known. 2479 01:43:18,919 --> 01:43:21,186 - It was bullshit! - Doug. 2480 01:43:21,188 --> 01:43:22,954 I told them I'll go further 2481 01:43:22,956 --> 01:43:26,424 I'll go other places, but not you. 2482 01:43:26,426 --> 01:43:28,293 I love you, I, I love... 2483 01:43:28,295 --> 01:43:30,762 Doug, listen, I-I need you to pull it together for a second. 2484 01:43:30,764 --> 01:43:32,964 Did they scrub your record, because you've been informing? 2485 01:43:32,966 --> 01:43:35,767 Should I... Should I have told you? 2486 01:43:35,769 --> 01:43:38,971 That's a question that'll, that'll haunt me for all my... 2487 01:43:38,973 --> 01:43:40,371 Why are you hiding in the bathroom? 2488 01:43:40,373 --> 01:43:42,508 ...for my days, Molly. 2489 01:43:42,510 --> 01:43:46,512 Always know that I was trying to protect you. 2490 01:43:46,514 --> 01:43:50,018 (Molly) Five blocks away, the FBI had raided my game. 2491 01:44:08,635 --> 01:44:10,134 I fully expected the lobby to be filled 2492 01:44:10,136 --> 01:44:12,137 with guys wearing windbreakers, but it wasn't. 2493 01:44:12,139 --> 01:44:14,205 (Reggie) Ms. Bloom. Haven't seen you for a while. 2494 01:44:14,207 --> 01:44:16,510 - Yeah. - You need a cab? 2495 01:44:22,382 --> 01:44:25,584 I guess you never made it upstairs with the packages. 2496 01:44:25,586 --> 01:44:28,423 Maybe I didn't tip you enough before Christmas. 2497 01:44:31,458 --> 01:44:34,093 (Harrison) Then you got into a cab, took the cab to JFK 2498 01:44:34,095 --> 01:44:35,761 and flew to your mother's house in Denver. 2499 01:44:35,763 --> 01:44:37,062 (Molly) Telluride. 2500 01:44:37,064 --> 01:44:38,896 My mother lives in Telluride. 2501 01:44:38,898 --> 01:44:40,932 - That was two years ago. - Mm-hmm. 2502 01:44:40,934 --> 01:44:42,534 In a cab on the way to the airport 2503 01:44:42,536 --> 01:44:44,602 I checked my bank account balance. 2504 01:44:44,604 --> 01:44:46,304 There should've had a little over four million dollars 2505 01:44:46,306 --> 01:44:49,575 but instead, it said the balance was zero, and there was a note 2506 01:44:49,577 --> 01:44:51,677 telling me to contact the Justice Department. 2507 01:44:51,679 --> 01:44:54,312 I just want to mention that she also voluntarily checked herself 2508 01:44:54,314 --> 01:44:57,849 into 28-day rehab and has been sober and clean for two years. 2509 01:44:57,851 --> 01:45:00,886 I don't care. Were the women that worked for you call girls? 2510 01:45:00,888 --> 01:45:02,053 No, sir. 2511 01:45:02,055 --> 01:45:03,422 They never exchanged sex for money? 2512 01:45:03,424 --> 01:45:04,722 No. 2513 01:45:04,724 --> 01:45:06,023 Have you ever exchanged sex for money? 2514 01:45:06,025 --> 01:45:08,093 - No. - I think he was talking to me. 2515 01:45:08,095 --> 01:45:10,161 I meant, no, she's not answering that question. 2516 01:45:10,163 --> 01:45:11,963 - The purpose of this meeting... - I know. 2517 01:45:11,965 --> 01:45:13,365 - Purpose of this meeting... - We're off the record. 2518 01:45:13,367 --> 01:45:14,465 We're not off the record. 2519 01:45:14,467 --> 01:45:16,168 Do you see a stenographer in here? 2520 01:45:16,170 --> 01:45:17,969 We're off the record in as much as there is no record 2521 01:45:17,971 --> 01:45:19,838 but you're free to use the information you're given 2522 01:45:19,840 --> 01:45:21,973 and we're not giving the information for free. 2523 01:45:21,975 --> 01:45:23,909 I've been sitting at this table for five hours 2524 01:45:23,911 --> 01:45:26,745 waiting for the opportunity to implore you to do 2525 01:45:26,747 --> 01:45:30,081 the right thing while begging my client for the last three weeks 2526 01:45:30,083 --> 01:45:31,849 to act in her own best interest. 2527 01:45:31,851 --> 01:45:34,119 Neither of those things should be hard. 2528 01:45:34,121 --> 01:45:36,655 The purpose of this meeting is for you to meet Molly Bloom 2529 01:45:36,657 --> 01:45:38,824 and discover, as I have, that she's not the person 2530 01:45:38,826 --> 01:45:40,057 the press has invented. 2531 01:45:40,059 --> 01:45:41,494 She's not under Federal indictment 2532 01:45:41,495 --> 01:45:43,061 for getting bad press, Charlie 2533 01:45:43,063 --> 01:45:45,129 and the purpose of the meeting, for me is to discover 2534 01:45:45,131 --> 01:45:47,465 if your client is willing to cooperate with the government 2535 01:45:47,467 --> 01:45:49,901 in putting away some bad people. 2536 01:45:49,903 --> 01:45:50,835 No. 2537 01:45:50,837 --> 01:45:52,103 You're not willing to cooperate? 2538 01:45:52,105 --> 01:45:56,008 Uh, no, I never traded sex for money. 2539 01:45:56,010 --> 01:45:58,877 I'm still not sure if there's a record but if there is 2540 01:45:58,879 --> 01:46:02,079 I want it to be certain that was in it. 2541 01:46:02,081 --> 01:46:04,148 It appears to me throughout your career as a game runner 2542 01:46:04,150 --> 01:46:06,185 you were extremely diligent about vetting players. 2543 01:46:06,187 --> 01:46:07,487 I was. 2544 01:46:07,489 --> 01:46:08,719 But you let four guys play in the game 2545 01:46:08,721 --> 01:46:10,021 without knowing they were connected? 2546 01:46:10,023 --> 01:46:12,861 Yeah, plus an FBI informant, it's embarrassing. 2547 01:46:19,833 --> 01:46:23,302 I was high at the end and... 2548 01:46:23,304 --> 01:46:25,469 doing my job badly. 2549 01:46:25,472 --> 01:46:29,208 I'll also add that in my limited experience with the Russian mob 2550 01:46:29,210 --> 01:46:33,512 they don't immediately present themselves as mobsters. 2551 01:46:33,514 --> 01:46:35,914 My experience with the Italian mob on the other hand... 2552 01:46:35,916 --> 01:46:37,018 Help us. 2553 01:46:38,685 --> 01:46:40,118 I don't know anything that can help you. 2554 01:46:40,120 --> 01:46:42,020 - Yes. Yes, you do. - And if I did... 2555 01:46:42,022 --> 01:46:44,056 You can provide color. You can paint a picture. 2556 01:46:44,058 --> 01:46:46,023 You can tell us Druzhinsky wore a $100,000 2557 01:46:46,025 --> 01:46:47,692 Patek Philippe and even drove a Phantom. 2558 01:46:47,694 --> 01:46:49,361 You can tell us Illya Gershen showed up 2559 01:46:49,363 --> 01:46:51,429 with a quarter million dollars cash in a backpack and you can 2560 01:46:51,431 --> 01:46:53,531 tell us how much action Shelly was taking on a sports bet. 2561 01:46:53,533 --> 01:46:57,268 No one was allowed to place sports bets inside the room. 2562 01:46:57,270 --> 01:46:58,402 They would have to go outside. 2563 01:46:58,404 --> 01:47:00,271 So I had no idea how much 2564 01:47:00,273 --> 01:47:01,940 anyone was taking or laying. 2565 01:47:01,942 --> 01:47:03,709 So now you're saying you knew they were making 2566 01:47:03,711 --> 01:47:04,877 and taking sports bets. 2567 01:47:04,879 --> 01:47:06,578 That's the point of them going outside. 2568 01:47:06,580 --> 01:47:08,547 They could have been calling their mother for all I knew. 2569 01:47:08,549 --> 01:47:11,148 - Molly? - Yes, sir. 2570 01:47:11,150 --> 01:47:13,552 I don't believe you. 2571 01:47:13,554 --> 01:47:15,821 In Mike Davidoff's phone intercepts alone 2572 01:47:15,823 --> 01:47:18,856 just Davidoff, your name comes up 19 times. 2573 01:47:18,858 --> 01:47:20,926 We need Molly... Get Molly... Bring Molly... 2574 01:47:20,928 --> 01:47:22,794 It strongly suggests that you were important 2575 01:47:22,796 --> 01:47:24,329 to his business, so it's hard for me to believe 2576 01:47:24,331 --> 01:47:26,898 that someone with your savvy and obvious intellect... 2577 01:47:26,900 --> 01:47:29,935 Talking about the drug... 2578 01:47:29,937 --> 01:47:32,670 Get Molly... Bring Molly... We need Molly... 2579 01:47:32,672 --> 01:47:35,976 It's... They're talking about the drug ecstasy. 2580 01:47:38,045 --> 01:47:41,379 Shit. My office is next to yours for two years 2581 01:47:41,381 --> 01:47:43,815 and I've seen you make some bone-headed moves 2582 01:47:43,817 --> 01:47:45,816 but I've never seen any prosecutor 2583 01:47:45,818 --> 01:47:48,620 step in it the way you just did. 2584 01:47:48,622 --> 01:47:50,088 You should thank all of the Gods that 2585 01:47:50,090 --> 01:47:51,423 there is no physical evidence of that exchange. 2586 01:47:51,425 --> 01:47:53,191 - Hey, look. - No, you look. 2587 01:47:53,193 --> 01:47:54,959 Weren't you going to implore me to do the right thing? 2588 01:47:54,961 --> 01:47:58,297 This woman does not belong in a RICO indictment. 2589 01:47:58,299 --> 01:48:00,197 Are you out of your minds? 2590 01:48:00,199 --> 01:48:03,334 She does not belong in a mob indictment. 2591 01:48:03,336 --> 01:48:06,871 She raked a game, that's it, for seven months, two years ago. 2592 01:48:06,873 --> 01:48:09,441 And why? Because she was giving credit in the millions 2593 01:48:09,443 --> 01:48:12,209 and she didn't want to use muscle to collect. 2594 01:48:12,211 --> 01:48:16,213 She has had opportunity after opportunity to greatly benefit 2595 01:48:16,215 --> 01:48:19,618 herself by just telling the real stories that she knows. 2596 01:48:19,620 --> 01:48:23,321 Okay? I have the forensic imaging going back to 2007. 2597 01:48:23,323 --> 01:48:25,891 And I'm talking about text messages, emails 2598 01:48:25,893 --> 01:48:28,727 movie stars, rock stars, athletes, billionaires 2599 01:48:28,729 --> 01:48:31,062 all explicit, some married with kids 2600 01:48:31,064 --> 01:48:32,964 and that's just the tip of the iceberg. 2601 01:48:32,966 --> 01:48:34,799 What about the guy that comes this close 2602 01:48:34,801 --> 01:48:36,701 to being the U.S. Ambassador to Monaco? 2603 01:48:36,703 --> 01:48:39,338 He's withdrawn from consideration at the last minute 2604 01:48:39,340 --> 01:48:42,173 no one knows why, she does. 2605 01:48:42,175 --> 01:48:44,676 CEOs with college-aged mistresses 2606 01:48:44,678 --> 01:48:46,645 an SVP of an investment bank 2607 01:48:46,647 --> 01:48:49,047 who wanted Molly to put a marked deck in a game. 2608 01:48:49,049 --> 01:48:50,781 The head of a movie studio that texted her that 2609 01:48:50,783 --> 01:48:53,618 a particular movie star was too black for his liking, I mean... 2610 01:48:53,620 --> 01:48:58,056 J. Edgar Hoover didn't have this much shit on Bobby! 2611 01:48:58,058 --> 01:48:59,790 You know, she could have written a best seller 2612 01:48:59,792 --> 01:49:01,392 and been set for life. 2613 01:49:01,394 --> 01:49:04,428 Easy, she's got the, she's got the winning lottery ticket 2614 01:49:04,430 --> 01:49:06,266 and she won't cash it. 2615 01:49:08,301 --> 01:49:11,969 Your office took every dollar she has in a constitutionally 2616 01:49:11,971 --> 01:49:14,039 fucked up seizure and then put the IRS on her 2617 01:49:14,041 --> 01:49:16,874 to tax what you seized, I mean... 2618 01:49:16,876 --> 01:49:18,343 I've been in those strategy meetings. 2619 01:49:18,345 --> 01:49:20,544 You-you broke her back so she couldn't possibly 2620 01:49:20,546 --> 01:49:22,179 afford to defend herself. 2621 01:49:22,181 --> 01:49:25,017 And now she has an opportunity to guarantee her freedom 2622 01:49:25,019 --> 01:49:28,085 by "providing color," and she still won't do it. 2623 01:49:28,087 --> 01:49:30,355 This woman does not belong in a RICO indictment 2624 01:49:30,357 --> 01:49:32,324 she belongs on a box of Wheaties! 2625 01:49:32,326 --> 01:49:35,427 So, yes, Harrison, I am imploring you 2626 01:49:35,429 --> 01:49:37,062 to do the right thing. 2627 01:49:37,064 --> 01:49:38,763 She knows nothing about the three Petes 2628 01:49:38,765 --> 01:49:42,933 nothing about Ragnyada, nothing about RGO or insurance fraud. 2629 01:49:42,935 --> 01:49:45,704 Between the two of us, we've appeared in front of this judge 2630 01:49:45,706 --> 01:49:48,139 28 times as prosecutors and not once 2631 01:49:48,141 --> 01:49:50,842 has he deviated from our sentencing recommendations 2632 01:49:50,844 --> 01:49:53,147 he's not gonna start now. 2633 01:49:55,215 --> 01:49:57,715 I know you've been putting this bust together for three years 2634 01:49:57,717 --> 01:50:01,085 and there's no one who doesn't want to see mobsters go to jail 2635 01:50:01,087 --> 01:50:03,954 including and especially the one person in the room 2636 01:50:03,956 --> 01:50:07,959 who's had one of them put a gun in her mouth. 2637 01:50:07,961 --> 01:50:09,995 Probation, community service, or better yet 2638 01:50:09,997 --> 01:50:11,463 just consider that all she did 2639 01:50:11,465 --> 01:50:13,565 was run a poker game exactly the same way 2640 01:50:13,567 --> 01:50:18,238 every casino in America does and drop the God damn charges! 2641 01:50:31,350 --> 01:50:33,688 Anything else you'd like to add? 2642 01:50:35,622 --> 01:50:37,088 (Charlie) No. 2643 01:50:37,090 --> 01:50:39,393 There's nothing else she'd like to add. 2644 01:50:41,194 --> 01:50:43,462 Uh, I'd like to talk to Charlie in private 2645 01:50:43,464 --> 01:50:45,198 if that'd be okay with you? 2646 01:50:46,966 --> 01:50:48,299 (Charlie) Yeah. 2647 01:50:48,301 --> 01:50:50,168 Why don't you just grab some dinner for an hour 2648 01:50:50,170 --> 01:50:52,306 and meet me back at the office? 2649 01:51:08,622 --> 01:51:10,655 Huh? I'm sorry? 2650 01:51:10,657 --> 01:51:12,293 Did you want a hot dog? 2651 01:51:19,565 --> 01:51:21,501 I'll have a pretzel, please. 2652 01:51:35,616 --> 01:51:38,752 [song on PA] 2653 01:51:55,434 --> 01:51:57,701 Here you go. 2654 01:51:57,703 --> 01:52:02,206 Hi. I would like to rent a pair of skates, size 7. 2655 01:52:02,208 --> 01:52:04,808 But I don't have any money. 2656 01:52:04,810 --> 01:52:09,446 These are $800 dollar leather Chanel gloves, I'll trade you. 2657 01:52:09,448 --> 01:52:10,714 $800 dollar gloves? 2658 01:52:10,716 --> 01:52:13,920 And they keep hands just as warm as the $10 dollar kind. 2659 01:52:15,656 --> 01:52:18,757 - Miss, are you alright? - I'm fine. 2660 01:52:18,759 --> 01:52:20,825 I'm divesting. 2661 01:52:20,827 --> 01:52:24,012 ♪ These dreams go on ♪ 2662 01:52:24,014 --> 01:52:27,097 ♪ When I close my eyes ♪ 2663 01:52:27,099 --> 01:52:30,936 ♪ Every second of the night ♪ 2664 01:52:30,938 --> 01:52:33,204 ♪ And you become alive ♪ 2665 01:52:33,206 --> 01:52:36,474 ♪ These dreams asleep ♪ 2666 01:52:36,476 --> 01:52:38,411 [skates scraping] 2667 01:52:39,513 --> 01:52:42,416 ♪ Every moment I'm awake ♪♪ 2668 01:52:54,595 --> 01:52:56,898 - Hey, look out. - Careful. 2669 01:52:57,898 --> 01:52:59,534 Hey, slow down. 2670 01:53:00,500 --> 01:53:02,734 Hey, miss, slow down. 2671 01:53:02,736 --> 01:53:04,002 Catch me. 2672 01:53:04,004 --> 01:53:05,840 Come on, catch me. 2673 01:53:12,446 --> 01:53:14,381 Hey, slow down! 2674 01:53:20,854 --> 01:53:23,090 - Bend your knee. - Dad? 2675 01:53:23,889 --> 01:53:25,892 - Ah! Ah. - Oh. 2676 01:53:26,993 --> 01:53:29,261 (male #6) You alright? 2677 01:53:29,263 --> 01:53:31,933 - Sorry about that. - I got you. 2678 01:53:32,498 --> 01:53:33,498 Sorry. 2679 01:53:33,500 --> 01:53:35,502 Takin' you off the ice right now. 2680 01:53:39,706 --> 01:53:40,875 How's it goin'? 2681 01:53:55,756 --> 01:53:58,123 What're you doing in New York? 2682 01:53:58,125 --> 01:53:59,557 And how'd you know I was at the skating rink? 2683 01:53:59,559 --> 01:54:03,328 - I'm a doctor of the mind. - Well, dad... 2684 01:54:03,330 --> 01:54:06,431 I'm here in New York, because that's where you are. 2685 01:54:06,433 --> 01:54:10,235 I called your mom at the hotel and she said you were here. 2686 01:54:10,237 --> 01:54:12,437 Listen, it's not a big deal, but from what I saw out there 2687 01:54:12,439 --> 01:54:14,505 I think you're having a small breakdown. 2688 01:54:14,507 --> 01:54:16,708 That's weird, I can't think of why. 2689 01:54:16,710 --> 01:54:18,776 Probably because of the arrest and not knowing 2690 01:54:18,778 --> 01:54:20,178 what's going to happen next. 2691 01:54:20,180 --> 01:54:23,184 Old man, do you really not recognize sarcasm? 2692 01:54:24,417 --> 01:54:25,685 Do you? 2693 01:54:27,520 --> 01:54:29,353 Here, drink this. 2694 01:54:29,355 --> 01:54:31,655 I'm an alcoholic, I can't drink, but thanks for remembering. 2695 01:54:31,657 --> 01:54:33,294 It's hot chocolate. 2696 01:54:34,327 --> 01:54:35,860 Okay. 2697 01:54:35,862 --> 01:54:37,428 And for diagnostic purposes 2698 01:54:37,430 --> 01:54:39,463 do you think that we're on a cocktail lounge right now? 2699 01:54:39,465 --> 01:54:42,066 Seeing waiters with trays of champagne? 2700 01:54:42,068 --> 01:54:44,205 Wanna check your pulse. 2701 01:54:49,909 --> 01:54:52,209 - Have you found a pulse? - Yeah. 2702 01:54:52,211 --> 01:54:54,312 Just admiring my watch. 2703 01:54:54,314 --> 01:54:56,213 I can see you're getting warmed up, but I really 2704 01:54:56,215 --> 01:54:58,048 don't have the emotional bandwidth to defend 2705 01:54:58,050 --> 01:55:00,084 my "as usual irresponsible behavior." 2706 01:55:00,086 --> 01:55:01,652 I know, I got your email. 2707 01:55:01,654 --> 01:55:03,521 I get that I'm not welcome in your life right now. 2708 01:55:03,523 --> 01:55:05,089 As your father though, you should know 2709 01:55:05,091 --> 01:55:07,558 I could give a shit if I'm welcome or not. 2710 01:55:07,560 --> 01:55:11,295 But I'm not here in my capacity as your father. 2711 01:55:11,297 --> 01:55:14,365 I'm indifferent to whether your father lives or dies. 2712 01:55:14,367 --> 01:55:16,668 I'm a very expensive therapist and I'm here to give you 2713 01:55:16,670 --> 01:55:18,570 one free session. 2714 01:55:18,572 --> 01:55:20,704 You think what I need right now is a therapist? 2715 01:55:20,706 --> 01:55:23,643 Ha-ha-ha. Yeah. 2716 01:55:25,578 --> 01:55:28,248 I have to be back in my lawyer's office soon. 2717 01:55:29,815 --> 01:55:31,883 Do you like your lawyer? 2718 01:55:31,885 --> 01:55:34,185 I wasn't asking for money when I called you, dad. 2719 01:55:34,187 --> 01:55:36,020 I just needed my dad. 2720 01:55:36,022 --> 01:55:38,356 God forbid you part with a nickel. 2721 01:55:38,358 --> 01:55:41,125 Yeah, Tiny Tim, you grew up on a lake and you've skied 2722 01:55:41,127 --> 01:55:43,128 all over the world, were those work houses tough? 2723 01:55:43,130 --> 01:55:44,495 - I gotta go. - Molly. 2724 01:55:44,497 --> 01:55:48,335 - I gotta go. - Molly, sit the fuck down. 2725 01:55:58,444 --> 01:56:00,145 Alright, we're gonna do three years of therapy 2726 01:56:00,147 --> 01:56:01,913 in three minutes. 2727 01:56:01,915 --> 01:56:03,213 How? 2728 01:56:03,215 --> 01:56:05,016 I'm gonna do what patients have been begging 2729 01:56:05,018 --> 01:56:06,217 therapists to do for a hundred years. 2730 01:56:06,219 --> 01:56:08,686 I'm just gonna give you the answers. 2731 01:56:08,688 --> 01:56:10,888 - To what? - Well, let's start with this. 2732 01:56:10,890 --> 01:56:12,956 Why does a young woman, who, at 22 2733 01:56:12,958 --> 01:56:16,794 has a gold-plated resume, why does she run poker games? 2734 01:56:16,796 --> 01:56:18,696 Why did I choose to make a ton of money? 2735 01:56:18,698 --> 01:56:19,897 That's a head scratcher. 2736 01:56:19,899 --> 01:56:22,200 You were gonna be a success at anything you wanted. 2737 01:56:22,202 --> 01:56:24,669 You know it. If you'd gone to law school, you'd have... 2738 01:56:24,671 --> 01:56:26,971 You'd have owned the law firm by now. 2739 01:56:26,973 --> 01:56:29,676 Why did you do the other thing instead? 2740 01:56:30,309 --> 01:56:32,877 I don't know. 2741 01:56:32,879 --> 01:56:35,146 Drugs. 2742 01:56:35,148 --> 01:56:36,713 You didn't start with the drugs until the end. 2743 01:56:36,715 --> 01:56:40,250 They weren't the problem, they were the medicine. 2744 01:56:40,252 --> 01:56:43,256 It was so you could control powerful men. 2745 01:56:45,925 --> 01:56:50,130 Your addiction was having power over powerful men. 2746 01:56:54,367 --> 01:56:57,134 - Is that what you really think? - No. 2747 01:56:57,136 --> 01:56:58,703 I know it for sure. 2748 01:56:58,705 --> 01:57:01,572 You've now completed your first year of therapy. 2749 01:57:01,574 --> 01:57:03,842 I saw an opportunity, it wasn't about you. 2750 01:57:03,844 --> 01:57:05,677 Nah, it wasn't just about me. 2751 01:57:05,679 --> 01:57:08,582 - It wasn't at all about you. - It was. 2752 01:57:09,416 --> 01:57:12,086 Second year, second question. 2753 01:57:14,955 --> 01:57:16,920 Do you think you were a good husband? 2754 01:57:16,922 --> 01:57:18,423 What do you care? 2755 01:57:18,425 --> 01:57:20,224 I care because you were married to my mother. 2756 01:57:20,226 --> 01:57:22,192 I care because my father's an asshole. 2757 01:57:22,194 --> 01:57:23,995 Congratulations. 2758 01:57:23,997 --> 01:57:25,696 You've completed year two. 2759 01:57:25,698 --> 01:57:27,932 And for the record, your father raised three kids 2760 01:57:27,934 --> 01:57:29,601 on a college professor's salary. 2761 01:57:29,603 --> 01:57:32,236 One of them is a two-time Olympian 2762 01:57:32,238 --> 01:57:34,505 a sixth round draft pick of the Philadelphia Eagles 2763 01:57:34,507 --> 01:57:37,040 and a leading philanthropist. 2764 01:57:37,042 --> 01:57:39,776 The other is a cardiothoracic surgeon at Mass General 2765 01:57:39,778 --> 01:57:43,647 and the third managed to build a multi million dollar business 2766 01:57:43,649 --> 01:57:46,488 using not much more than her wits. 2767 01:57:48,321 --> 01:57:50,722 I'm about to plead guilty in Federal Court. 2768 01:57:50,724 --> 01:57:52,456 Well, nobody's perfect. 2769 01:57:52,458 --> 01:57:55,293 The point is I did a few things right. 2770 01:57:55,295 --> 01:57:56,694 Last question. 2771 01:57:56,696 --> 01:57:58,129 No. I've to go. 2772 01:57:58,131 --> 01:58:02,169 Last question, Mol. I'll answer it, but you have to ask it. 2773 01:58:04,970 --> 01:58:07,774 You have... to ask it. 2774 01:58:18,083 --> 01:58:21,119 Why didn't you like me as much as my brothers? 2775 01:58:21,121 --> 01:58:22,922 There it is. 2776 01:58:25,493 --> 01:58:26,760 I did. 2777 01:58:28,428 --> 01:58:32,163 It only from time to time appeared that I didn't. 2778 01:58:32,165 --> 01:58:34,231 It only appeared that you didn't? 2779 01:58:34,233 --> 01:58:35,365 Yeah. 2780 01:58:35,367 --> 01:58:38,369 That is some Schedule 1 bullshit. 2781 01:58:38,371 --> 01:58:40,637 Why would... "It only appeared..." What? 2782 01:58:40,639 --> 01:58:43,874 What? O-okay, I had an attitude problem. 2783 01:58:43,876 --> 01:58:46,511 I talked back, I... 2784 01:58:46,513 --> 01:58:48,545 broke some normal adolescent rules. 2785 01:58:48,547 --> 01:58:51,281 I snuck phone time after curfew 2786 01:58:51,283 --> 01:58:52,349 I took your car when I wasn't allowed to. 2787 01:58:52,351 --> 01:58:53,951 You drove it into a McDonalds. 2788 01:58:53,953 --> 01:58:55,285 And kids get punished for that but they don't... 2789 01:58:55,287 --> 01:58:56,687 Did you not see the McDonalds? 2790 01:58:56,689 --> 01:58:59,022 I mean, did you misunderstand what drive-thru meant? 2791 01:58:59,024 --> 01:59:01,159 You'd turn into a different person, your voice, your face... 2792 01:59:01,161 --> 01:59:03,464 It's because I knew you knew. 2793 01:59:05,398 --> 01:59:07,365 I didn't hear what you said. 2794 01:59:07,367 --> 01:59:09,099 I said... 2795 01:59:09,101 --> 01:59:11,134 "I knew you knew." 2796 01:59:11,136 --> 01:59:12,536 You knew I knew what? 2797 01:59:12,538 --> 01:59:14,004 (Larry) What do you, uh, think about 2798 01:59:14,006 --> 01:59:15,405 the following concepts? 2799 01:59:15,407 --> 01:59:17,909 Just going to run them by you. Marriage? 2800 01:59:17,911 --> 01:59:20,244 It is a trap. 2801 01:59:20,246 --> 01:59:23,181 That I was cheating on mom. 2802 01:59:23,183 --> 01:59:24,749 I knew you knew. 2803 01:59:24,751 --> 01:59:27,517 - Society? - It is a joke. 2804 01:59:27,519 --> 01:59:30,355 No. I didn't know unt-until I was 20. 2805 01:59:30,357 --> 01:59:32,923 - People? - I don't trust people. 2806 01:59:32,925 --> 01:59:35,226 No, you'd known since you were five. 2807 01:59:35,228 --> 01:59:38,899 You saw me in my car and you really didn't know what you saw. 2808 01:59:41,835 --> 01:59:43,604 I don't have any heroes. 2809 01:59:46,006 --> 01:59:49,843 You knew, honey, and I knew you knew. And that's... 2810 01:59:51,644 --> 01:59:55,312 That's how I reacted to the shame. 2811 01:59:55,314 --> 01:59:57,914 And you reacted by showing... 2812 01:59:57,916 --> 02:00:00,386 seething contempt for me. 2813 02:00:01,520 --> 02:00:04,655 By driving my car into McDonalds. 2814 02:00:04,657 --> 02:00:07,090 Wanting to have power over powerful men? 2815 02:00:07,092 --> 02:00:08,625 No. 2816 02:00:08,627 --> 02:00:11,495 That was a red-herring just to make you mad. 2817 02:00:11,497 --> 02:00:13,967 - You're such... - You tripped over a stick. 2818 02:00:15,568 --> 02:00:19,137 Okay? Twelve years ago, you tripped over a stick. 2819 02:00:19,139 --> 02:00:23,141 It was a one in a million thing. You tripped over a stick. 2820 02:00:23,143 --> 02:00:25,442 That's what you did wrong. 2821 02:00:25,444 --> 02:00:27,581 There's your session. 2822 02:00:33,252 --> 02:00:35,319 It's funny how much faster you can go 2823 02:00:35,321 --> 02:00:37,855 when you're not charging by the hour. 2824 02:00:37,857 --> 02:00:40,391 I'm your father. 2825 02:00:40,393 --> 02:00:43,593 Trying to comprehend how much I love you 2826 02:00:43,595 --> 02:00:46,463 would be like trying to visualize the size 2827 02:00:46,465 --> 02:00:48,401 of the universe. 2828 02:00:49,769 --> 02:00:52,136 I didn't know... 2829 02:00:52,138 --> 02:00:55,476 you'd got beaten up until I read it in your book. 2830 02:00:56,975 --> 02:00:58,543 It was a hell of a way to learn about it. 2831 02:00:58,545 --> 02:01:01,245 You should know that I'm hirin' someone 2832 02:01:01,247 --> 02:01:02,379 to find the guy who did it. 2833 02:01:02,381 --> 02:01:04,347 Then, I'm hirin' someone to kill him. 2834 02:01:04,349 --> 02:01:05,816 Don't even joke about that. 2835 02:01:05,818 --> 02:01:07,086 I'm not. 2836 02:01:08,988 --> 02:01:11,021 It wasn't a purse snatcher, dad. It was the mafia... 2837 02:01:11,023 --> 02:01:12,990 I don't care if it's the leader of Hamas. 2838 02:01:12,992 --> 02:01:16,663 Someone put their hands on you, they're gonna suffer. 2839 02:01:20,567 --> 02:01:23,404 - Dad, I'm fine. - No, they're gonna suffer. 2840 02:01:24,938 --> 02:01:26,236 Dad... 2841 02:01:26,238 --> 02:01:27,938 - I'm, I'm alright. - No. 2842 02:01:27,940 --> 02:01:29,576 They're gonna suffer. 2843 02:01:34,314 --> 02:01:36,116 Really, I'm fine. 2844 02:02:02,074 --> 02:02:04,008 - Did you know that... - Oh! 2845 02:02:04,010 --> 02:02:05,776 I didn't see you. 2846 02:02:05,778 --> 02:02:07,245 Did you know that we know what the center 2847 02:02:07,247 --> 02:02:10,447 of our galaxy smells like? 2848 02:02:10,449 --> 02:02:13,217 It smells like rum and raspberries. 2849 02:02:13,219 --> 02:02:15,152 The center of the galaxy is ethyl formate 2850 02:02:15,154 --> 02:02:17,387 which is the same gas that gives rum its smell. 2851 02:02:17,389 --> 02:02:19,589 And raspberries their taste. 2852 02:02:19,591 --> 02:02:21,292 Why do you know these things? 2853 02:02:21,294 --> 02:02:23,794 To stay busy during games, I surfed the internet. 2854 02:02:23,796 --> 02:02:26,798 Then I started taking online courses. 2855 02:02:26,800 --> 02:02:28,865 I'm 12 credits away from a degree in Astronomy 2856 02:02:28,867 --> 02:02:31,004 I didn't even know I was enrolled. 2857 02:02:34,006 --> 02:02:36,106 Hey. 2858 02:02:36,108 --> 02:02:38,778 I wanna thank you for what you said tonight. 2859 02:02:42,549 --> 02:02:44,016 It was Stella... 2860 02:02:47,554 --> 02:02:49,719 who asked me to be your lawyer. 2861 02:02:49,721 --> 02:02:51,121 She read the book. 2862 02:02:51,123 --> 02:02:52,990 I accused her of reading trash. 2863 02:02:52,992 --> 02:02:58,129 But she defended the book impressively. 2864 02:02:58,131 --> 02:03:01,398 And then defended you. 2865 02:03:01,400 --> 02:03:03,537 You're her role model. 2866 02:03:05,037 --> 02:03:06,973 I'm good with that. 2867 02:03:10,976 --> 02:03:13,113 There's a new offer on the table. 2868 02:03:14,380 --> 02:03:15,545 What is it? 2869 02:03:15,547 --> 02:03:17,484 We hand over the hard drives. 2870 02:03:18,650 --> 02:03:19,851 I don't get it. 2871 02:03:19,853 --> 02:03:21,486 We hand over the forensic imaging 2872 02:03:21,488 --> 02:03:23,321 of the emails and texts in exchange for... 2873 02:03:23,323 --> 02:03:26,527 Exchange for, what could they possibly offer me to do that? 2874 02:03:35,033 --> 02:03:37,471 I wrote it all down. It's, um... 2875 02:03:45,345 --> 02:03:47,812 Your money back. 2876 02:03:47,814 --> 02:03:50,818 They'll give you all your money back, plus interest. 2877 02:03:51,783 --> 02:03:54,584 It's over five million dollars. 2878 02:03:54,586 --> 02:03:57,056 Is that why they took it in the first place? 2879 02:03:58,157 --> 02:03:59,656 So they could offer it back to me? 2880 02:03:59,658 --> 02:04:01,124 Yeah. For what it's worth 2881 02:04:01,126 --> 02:04:03,160 if we went to trial, you'd have to hand over 2882 02:04:03,162 --> 02:04:05,062 the forensic imaging and the discoveries. 2883 02:04:05,064 --> 02:04:06,963 But that's different than voluntarily handing it over... 2884 02:04:06,965 --> 02:04:09,532 Sure, but it's not really voluntary anymore 2885 02:04:09,534 --> 02:04:11,401 when the alternative is prison. 2886 02:04:11,403 --> 02:04:13,906 And that's what they're going to recommend, 42 months. 2887 02:04:17,876 --> 02:04:19,610 Why do you keep breaking eye contact with me? 2888 02:04:19,612 --> 02:04:21,812 I-I'm looking right at you. 2889 02:04:21,814 --> 02:04:23,580 You think I should do it. 2890 02:04:23,582 --> 02:04:25,148 You gotta let me keep you out of prison. 2891 02:04:25,150 --> 02:04:26,450 You've seen what's on those hard drives. 2892 02:04:26,452 --> 02:04:27,718 Yeah. Yeah. 2893 02:04:27,720 --> 02:04:28,785 It's a lot more than a little color. 2894 02:04:28,787 --> 02:04:30,553 Yeah, but complete immunity. 2895 02:04:30,555 --> 02:04:32,123 Alright? You get all your money back. 2896 02:04:32,125 --> 02:04:34,191 You'd be the first defendant to walk out of a courtroom 2897 02:04:34,193 --> 02:04:35,660 better off than when you walked in. 2898 02:04:35,662 --> 02:04:37,695 Careers will be ruined. 2899 02:04:37,697 --> 02:04:40,164 Families, wives, lives on both... 2900 02:04:40,166 --> 02:04:42,732 Hey, you know, w-when a rich goes to jail 2901 02:04:42,734 --> 02:04:44,669 he spreads his money around, his-his lawyer knows 2902 02:04:44,671 --> 02:04:46,137 how to take care of that. 2903 02:04:46,139 --> 02:04:49,039 He spreads his money around. You don't have any. 2904 02:04:49,041 --> 02:04:51,942 The composition of female inmates in a federal prison. 2905 02:04:51,944 --> 02:04:54,245 They did not commit financial crimes. 2906 02:04:54,247 --> 02:04:56,780 They're drug dealers. They get raped by prison guards. 2907 02:04:56,782 --> 02:04:58,249 Y-you will... You... 2908 02:04:58,251 --> 02:04:59,849 You will not be anonymous, Molly. 2909 02:04:59,851 --> 02:05:01,352 You will be a target! 2910 02:05:01,354 --> 02:05:03,754 Children will read their father's text messages 2911 02:05:03,756 --> 02:05:06,856 saying he wished he'd never had kids. 2912 02:05:06,858 --> 02:05:08,926 - These guys... - These guys, where are they? 2913 02:05:08,928 --> 02:05:11,128 Why're you in this alone? Where are your friends? 2914 02:05:11,130 --> 02:05:13,897 Where is the one guy saying, "Hey, you know, Molly 2915 02:05:13,899 --> 02:05:15,732 "I know you're doing everything to save my life. 2916 02:05:15,734 --> 02:05:17,868 What can I do for you? Let me buy you a sandwich." 2917 02:05:17,870 --> 02:05:20,472 Where are they, Molly? You kept their secrets. 2918 02:05:20,474 --> 02:05:22,440 Where are the people you're protecting by not telling 2919 02:05:22,442 --> 02:05:23,773 the whole story in the book? 2920 02:05:23,775 --> 02:05:25,508 By settling the Brad Marion suit. 2921 02:05:25,510 --> 02:05:27,544 By not taking five million dollars 2922 02:05:27,546 --> 02:05:29,379 of your own money, by going to jail! 2923 02:05:29,381 --> 02:05:30,714 Where did everybody go? 2924 02:05:30,716 --> 02:05:33,116 It's not their names I'm protecting, Charlie. 2925 02:05:33,118 --> 02:05:34,584 - It's mine. - Oh, that's great. 2926 02:05:34,586 --> 02:05:37,154 Well, we don't have the luxury of integrity. 2927 02:05:37,156 --> 02:05:39,322 - You have to take the deal. - No. 2928 02:05:39,324 --> 02:05:41,157 You stay out of jail, you get your money back. 2929 02:05:41,159 --> 02:05:42,093 You pay your debts. 2930 02:05:42,095 --> 02:05:43,326 - You start a new life! - No. 2931 02:05:43,328 --> 02:05:45,062 Is this self-imposed punishment 2932 02:05:45,064 --> 02:05:46,998 for namin' four guys in a book? 2933 02:05:47,000 --> 02:05:48,598 - It's not. - You didn't do anything wrong. 2934 02:05:48,600 --> 02:05:52,169 I threw four people under the bus for $35,000, Charlie. 2935 02:05:52,171 --> 02:05:53,737 I noticed you kept that out of your speech to the prosecutor... 2936 02:05:53,739 --> 02:05:55,138 No, don't do that to me. 2937 02:05:55,140 --> 02:05:56,673 I took advantage of gambling addicts. 2938 02:05:56,675 --> 02:05:58,909 Donnie Silverman, my brilliant find. 2939 02:05:58,911 --> 02:06:00,844 He lost six million dollars on my table... 2940 02:06:00,846 --> 02:06:03,380 - Molly, stop. Stop. Uh-huh. - Moved to Florida. 2941 02:06:03,382 --> 02:06:05,348 Got a job as a substitute teacher, then hanged himself. 2942 02:06:05,350 --> 02:06:07,118 - In his shower. - Oh! And that's your fault. 2943 02:06:07,120 --> 02:06:08,986 - That's not your fault! - Donnie Silverman's dead! 2944 02:06:08,988 --> 02:06:12,088 Harlan Eustice is in jail in Nevada wishing he was. 2945 02:06:12,090 --> 02:06:13,523 But that's not why I'm saying no. 2946 02:06:13,525 --> 02:06:14,924 You're not saying no. 2947 02:06:14,926 --> 02:06:16,360 I was named after my great grandmother. 2948 02:06:16,362 --> 02:06:18,262 - I don't care, you stay here... - Molly Dubin Bloom... 2949 02:06:18,264 --> 02:06:19,996 - ...all night, you understand? - ...is my name. 2950 02:06:19,998 --> 02:06:22,532 Until you understand nobody gives a shit 2951 02:06:22,534 --> 02:06:23,633 about your good name. 2952 02:06:23,635 --> 02:06:25,436 - I do! - Why? 2953 02:06:25,438 --> 02:06:26,637 - Because... - Why? 2954 02:06:26,639 --> 02:06:28,138 - Because... - Tell me why! 2955 02:06:28,140 --> 02:06:31,709 Because it's all I have left. 2956 02:06:31,711 --> 02:06:34,181 Because it's my name. 2957 02:06:37,582 --> 02:06:41,220 And I'll never have another. 2958 02:06:45,657 --> 02:06:48,359 Now, you read "The Crucible!" 2959 02:06:48,361 --> 02:06:51,562 Yeah. Everyone's right. It's great. 2960 02:06:51,564 --> 02:06:53,000 It is great. 2961 02:07:00,206 --> 02:07:02,342 I want to go into that courtroom... 2962 02:07:04,242 --> 02:07:05,711 and plead guilty. 2963 02:07:06,480 --> 02:07:09,116 No deals. No trades. 2964 02:07:14,319 --> 02:07:17,088 And you're very sure? 2965 02:07:17,090 --> 02:07:18,091 Yes. 2966 02:07:20,693 --> 02:07:22,392 (male #7) All rise. 2967 02:07:22,394 --> 02:07:25,161 (Molly) The business of the court began. 2968 02:07:25,163 --> 02:07:28,566 We stood for the honorable judge Dustin Foxman. 2969 02:07:28,568 --> 02:07:30,433 And counsel entered their names for the record. 2970 02:07:30,435 --> 02:07:32,136 Assistant U.S. Attorney Harrison Wellstone 2971 02:07:32,138 --> 02:07:33,736 for the Southern District of New York... 2972 02:07:33,738 --> 02:07:35,873 - The docket was called. - Docket number 1009... 2973 02:07:35,875 --> 02:07:38,976 (Molly) And some pro forma instructions were given to counsel. 2974 02:07:38,978 --> 02:07:40,611 And I was asked a series of questions 2975 02:07:40,613 --> 02:07:42,312 from a script the judge had in front of him. 2976 02:07:42,314 --> 02:07:43,746 Molly Dubin Bloom. 2977 02:07:43,748 --> 02:07:44,848 How old are you? 2978 02:07:44,850 --> 02:07:46,249 Have you taken any drugs? 2979 02:07:46,251 --> 02:07:47,951 Medicine or pills, or had any 2980 02:07:47,953 --> 02:07:50,254 alcoholic beverages in the past 48 hours? 2981 02:07:50,256 --> 02:07:51,187 Sudafed. 2982 02:07:51,189 --> 02:07:52,491 Is there anything about the reasons 2983 02:07:52,493 --> 02:07:53,757 for you taking Sudafed 2984 02:07:53,759 --> 02:07:55,258 that would interfere with what's going on... 2985 02:07:55,260 --> 02:07:57,328 (Molly) 87 questions he was required to ask 2986 02:07:57,330 --> 02:07:59,262 before he'd permit me to plead guilty. 2987 02:07:59,264 --> 02:08:00,763 (Foxman) Is your mind clear today, Ms. Bloom? 2988 02:08:00,765 --> 02:08:02,133 - It is. - Do you understand... 2989 02:08:02,135 --> 02:08:03,467 - What's going on here today? - I do. 2990 02:08:03,469 --> 02:08:05,102 (Foxman) Under the constitution and laws 2991 02:08:05,104 --> 02:08:06,837 of the United States, you have a right 2992 02:08:06,839 --> 02:08:08,806 to plead to the charges in the indictment. 2993 02:08:08,808 --> 02:08:10,773 - Do you understand that? - Yes, Your Honor. 2994 02:08:10,775 --> 02:08:12,610 - And do you understand that? - Yes, sir. 2995 02:08:12,612 --> 02:08:15,312 At that trial, you would be presumed to be 2996 02:08:15,314 --> 02:08:18,081 innocent and would not have to prove that you were innocent. 2997 02:08:18,083 --> 02:08:19,917 - Do you understand that? - Yes, sir. 2998 02:08:19,919 --> 02:08:20,950 Yes, Your Honor. 2999 02:08:20,952 --> 02:08:21,986 Yes, sir. 3000 02:08:21,988 --> 02:08:23,454 If you plead guilty 3001 02:08:23,456 --> 02:08:24,922 and I accept your plea 3002 02:08:24,924 --> 02:08:26,523 you will give up your right to appeal 3003 02:08:26,525 --> 02:08:29,325 along with all other rights I've enumerated. 3004 02:08:29,327 --> 02:08:31,896 - Do you understand? - Yes, sir. 3005 02:08:31,898 --> 02:08:33,563 Do you understand that you are charged 3006 02:08:33,565 --> 02:08:36,901 in count 20 with operating an illegal gambling business 3007 02:08:36,903 --> 02:08:39,703 in violation of Title 18 United States 3008 02:08:39,705 --> 02:08:42,806 Code Sections 1-9-5-5 and 2? 3009 02:08:42,808 --> 02:08:44,141 Yes, I understand. 3010 02:08:44,143 --> 02:08:46,610 Understanding everything you've been told 3011 02:08:46,612 --> 02:08:48,512 do you now wish to enter a plea? 3012 02:08:48,514 --> 02:08:52,383 - Yes, sir. - How do you plead to the charge? 3013 02:08:52,385 --> 02:08:53,820 Guilty, Your Honor. 3014 02:08:54,854 --> 02:08:57,954 Your plea has been so recorded. 3015 02:08:57,956 --> 02:08:59,589 And you may take your seat. 3016 02:08:59,591 --> 02:09:01,959 Before we move to the sentencing phase 3017 02:09:01,961 --> 02:09:04,064 I would like a word with counsel, please. 3018 02:09:07,166 --> 02:09:08,932 (Molly) And then, something happened. 3019 02:09:08,934 --> 02:09:11,937 Pardon me, Mr. Jaffey, just government counsel. 3020 02:09:14,540 --> 02:09:16,009 Yes, sir. 3021 02:09:20,480 --> 02:09:21,915 What's going on? 3022 02:09:23,648 --> 02:09:25,584 What are they doing? 3023 02:09:31,023 --> 02:09:34,461 - Wait for it. - What? 3024 02:09:38,531 --> 02:09:41,167 Will the defendant please rise for sentencing? 3025 02:09:46,005 --> 02:09:47,972 Based on all available information 3026 02:09:47,974 --> 02:09:49,740 this court manifestly disagrees 3027 02:09:49,742 --> 02:09:52,412 with the government's sentencing recommendation. 3028 02:09:54,346 --> 02:09:56,179 This courthouse is located within 3029 02:09:56,181 --> 02:09:58,182 spitting distance of Wall Street. 3030 02:09:58,184 --> 02:10:00,150 I know this from my personal experience 3031 02:10:00,152 --> 02:10:01,685 trying to spit at it. 3032 02:10:01,687 --> 02:10:03,286 The men and women who work there will commit 3033 02:10:03,288 --> 02:10:05,388 more serious crimes by lunchtime today 3034 02:10:05,390 --> 02:10:08,392 than the defendant has committed in this indictment. 3035 02:10:08,394 --> 02:10:11,395 I simply don't see how either the people or the cause 3036 02:10:11,397 --> 02:10:13,963 of justice are served by locking Molly Boom in prison. 3037 02:10:13,965 --> 02:10:17,000 (Molly) It was as casual as if he was ordering lunch off a menu. 3038 02:10:17,002 --> 02:10:19,503 Ms. Bloom, this court sentences you 3039 02:10:19,505 --> 02:10:21,704 to 200 hours of community service. 3040 02:10:21,706 --> 02:10:24,374 One year of supervised probation. 3041 02:10:24,376 --> 02:10:28,779 Drug testing and a $200,000 fine. 3042 02:10:28,781 --> 02:10:31,014 This case is adjourned. 3043 02:10:31,016 --> 02:10:33,153 (Molly) And that was that. 3044 02:10:34,488 --> 02:10:36,152 There was crying and hugging. 3045 02:10:36,154 --> 02:10:37,954 Jokes from my brothers. 3046 02:10:37,956 --> 02:10:41,557 Tough talk about how no one messes with the Blooms. 3047 02:10:41,559 --> 02:10:45,529 And level-headed talk about Christmas miracles. 3048 02:10:45,531 --> 02:10:48,565 Steaks and beer bought by my father 3049 02:10:48,567 --> 02:10:50,066 and full reenactments. 3050 02:10:50,068 --> 02:10:52,169 And in the middle of it all 3051 02:10:52,171 --> 02:10:54,504 as grateful as you are 3052 02:10:54,506 --> 02:10:57,509 the reality starts creeping toward you like the tide. 3053 02:10:59,711 --> 02:11:03,213 And that's the first time you have the thought. 3054 02:11:03,215 --> 02:11:05,949 What do I do know? 3055 02:11:05,951 --> 02:11:07,551 (male #8) We've got a racer down! 3056 02:11:07,553 --> 02:11:09,386 We need a toboggan and a back board! 3057 02:11:09,388 --> 02:11:12,289 (Molly) I'm a felon, I'm 35 years old 3058 02:11:12,291 --> 02:11:15,459 unemployed, and pled guilty in a mob indictment. 3059 02:11:15,461 --> 02:11:17,361 Make way, people! Make way! 3060 02:11:17,363 --> 02:11:19,196 Patrol here, move away! Move away! 3061 02:11:19,198 --> 02:11:21,397 (Molly) I owe the government close to $2,000,000 3062 02:11:21,399 --> 02:11:24,200 in taxes assessed on the civil forfeiture. 3063 02:11:24,202 --> 02:11:26,503 Plus, a $200,000 fine. 3064 02:11:26,505 --> 02:11:28,237 And you better believe they're gonna come get it. 3065 02:11:28,239 --> 02:11:30,874 Clear a path! Move back please! 3066 02:11:30,876 --> 02:11:33,377 I have a quarter of a million dollars in legal bills. 3067 02:11:33,379 --> 02:11:35,713 I don't know what I'd say in a job interview. 3068 02:11:35,715 --> 02:11:39,083 Or if I'll ever be given a job interview. 3069 02:11:39,085 --> 02:11:40,851 I'll never be allowed to vote again. 3070 02:11:40,853 --> 02:11:42,785 (female #4) I'm going to need a set of vitals. 3071 02:11:42,787 --> 02:11:45,021 (Molly) And for some reason, I'm not allowed 3072 02:11:45,023 --> 02:11:47,458 to go to Canada. 3073 02:11:47,460 --> 02:11:49,593 (female #4) Molly, can you hear us? 3074 02:11:49,595 --> 02:11:53,329 Hips are stable. Pelvis is stable. 3075 02:11:53,331 --> 02:11:54,798 Yeah. 3076 02:11:54,800 --> 02:11:56,400 - Her dad's here. - What's her LOA? 3077 02:11:56,402 --> 02:11:58,134 - Uh, she's comin' around now. - Open your eyes... 3078 02:11:58,136 --> 02:11:59,770 - If you can hear us. - Okay, she's conscious. 3079 02:11:59,772 --> 02:12:01,571 - Molly, what day is it? - You need to stay down, okay? 3080 02:12:01,573 --> 02:12:03,507 You need to go to a hospital. 3081 02:12:03,509 --> 02:12:05,342 What day? 3082 02:12:05,344 --> 02:12:07,343 - Dad, I'm fine. - Trust you not to move, Molly. 3083 02:12:07,345 --> 02:12:08,745 - Let go of my arm. - You trying to get up, hon? 3084 02:12:08,747 --> 02:12:10,614 - Yeah. - She wants to get up. 3085 02:12:10,616 --> 02:12:11,949 (male #9) Our cameras can't get in there 3086 02:12:11,951 --> 02:12:13,485 so we don't know... 3087 02:12:13,487 --> 02:12:14,752 (male #10) I wonder if Tracy's got an update 3088 02:12:14,754 --> 02:12:16,018 for us on the ground. 3089 02:12:16,020 --> 02:12:18,388 - She's moving. - She's moving. 3090 02:12:18,390 --> 02:12:20,156 - You sure you're good? - Yeah. 3091 02:12:20,158 --> 02:12:22,959 Okay, here we go. 3092 02:12:22,961 --> 02:12:26,496 (male #9) We can see that she's being helped to her feet now. 3093 02:12:26,498 --> 02:12:29,232 Molly Bloom is of course, the sister of Jeremy Bloom 3094 02:12:29,234 --> 02:12:31,834 who holds the world's number one ranking. 3095 02:12:31,836 --> 02:12:34,670 That's her long time coach there, Ted Keene 3096 02:12:34,672 --> 02:12:36,440 and her father. 3097 02:12:36,442 --> 02:12:40,043 She came back from an injury when she was just 13. 3098 02:12:40,045 --> 02:12:42,780 You know, you have to wonder about the psychological toll 3099 02:12:42,782 --> 02:12:47,151 coming that close, only to lose it like that. 3100 02:12:47,153 --> 02:12:49,919 (Molly) Did anything good come of this? 3101 02:12:49,921 --> 02:12:51,123 Not really. 3102 02:12:54,794 --> 02:12:56,959 But I learned something encouraging. 3103 02:12:56,961 --> 02:12:59,029 I'm very hard to kill. 3104 02:12:59,031 --> 02:13:01,130 (male #9) You and I both know people who've never gotten over it. 3105 02:13:01,132 --> 02:13:03,333 (male #10) I don't know if the young woman we've just seen is 3106 02:13:03,335 --> 02:13:05,201 is one of those people, we may not see her ski 3107 02:13:05,203 --> 02:13:07,472 competitively again, but I think we're gonna see her. 3108 02:13:07,474 --> 02:13:09,539 (Molly) Winston Churchill defined success 3109 02:13:09,541 --> 02:13:12,375 as "The ability to move from failure to failure 3110 02:13:12,377 --> 02:13:14,445 with no loss of enthusiasm." 3111 02:13:14,447 --> 02:13:17,181 So, I guess I'm pot-committed. 3112 02:13:17,183 --> 02:13:18,248 (male #9) She'll be back. 3113 02:13:18,250 --> 02:13:19,282 Alright, up next at the gate 3114 02:13:19,284 --> 02:13:20,584 is Whitney Summerhill 3115 02:13:20,586 --> 02:13:23,423 who's currently in 12th place after... 3116 02:13:23,425 --> 02:13:25,455 For more new Movies go to xPau.se 3117 02:13:25,457 --> 02:13:27,594 [instrumental music] 3118 02:13:57,857 --> 02:14:00,794 [music continues] 3119 02:14:27,920 --> 02:14:30,857 [music continues] 3120 02:14:57,815 --> 02:15:00,752 [music continues] 3121 02:15:30,515 --> 02:15:33,652 [music continues] 3122 02:16:03,148 --> 02:16:06,286 [music continues] 3123 02:16:25,537 --> 02:16:27,674 [music continues] 3124 02:16:58,202 --> 02:17:01,341 [music continues] 3125 02:17:25,630 --> 02:17:27,766 [music continues] 3126 02:17:55,661 --> 02:17:57,797 [music continues] 3127 02:18:25,691 --> 02:18:27,827 [music continues] 3128 02:18:55,720 --> 02:18:57,857 [music continues] 3129 02:19:25,751 --> 02:19:27,887 [music continues] 3130 02:19:55,780 --> 02:19:57,916 [music continues] 3131 02:20:25,810 --> 02:20:27,947 [music continues]