Hollywood producer Bryan Zuriff cops to being part of gambling ring with ties to Russian mob

She once admitted to arranging high-stakes poker games in Tinseltown that included the likes of Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Tobey Maguire, Ben Affleck and embattled New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez. Jefferson Siegel Hollywood’s ‘Poker Princess’ Molly Bloom was allegedly a part of the rings. Bloom has admitted to arranging high-skates poker games with the likes of Leonardo DiCaprio and Matt Damon. RELATED: FEDS TAKE DOWN HIGH-STAKES POKER, SPORTS BOOKING RING USED BY A-LIST CELEBS, WALL STREET FAT CATS Zuriffs West Coast operations catered to gamblers betting on the outcomes of popular sporting events, said Preet Bharara, U.S.
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Letters: Big buildings in little Hollywood

Apparently these people think they know better than geologists and seismologists. Many people I know have already stopped going to Hollywood because of the overdevelopment and hideous electronic billboards. The current proposal would make Hollywood more like Broadway in New York, and that’s not a good thing. Also
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The Hollywood Reporter’s best stories of the week

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/hot-wheels-director-search-nearing-576629?AP WHAT THE LEGENDARY-NBCUNIVERSAL PARTNERSHIP MEANS FOR BOTH SIDES (ANALYSIS) With a flush new partner, the cost-conscious studio could start thinking big again. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/what-legendary-nbcuniversal-partnership-means-583111?AP JERRY BRUCKHEIMERS DISNEY FUTURE IN QUESTION AS MOGULS DEFEND HIS LONE RANGER The producers rich Pirates 5 deal will almost certainly be renegotiated while Les Moonves, Ron Meyer and Jeffrey Katzenberg praise the Rock of Gibraltar of Hollywood after a pricey flop. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/jerry-bruckheimers-disney-future-question-582560?AP DISNEY ANALYSTS PEG LONE RANGER LOSS AT UP TO $190 MILLION While Wall Street updated its forecasts for the expected write-down on the movie, Disney stock rose, and Credit Suisses Michael Senno highlighted the conglomerates strong setup for the long term. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/disney-analysts-peg-lone-ranger-581961?AP WHY PAY TV WILL PAY BIG MONEY FOR HULU (ANALYSIS) Its all about defense for DirecTV, Peter Chernin and AT&T and even Time Warner Cable, which are still in the hunt for the streaming service while a bid from private equity powerhouses Guggenheim Digital Media and KKR falls out. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/why-pay-tv-will-pay-582430?AP REMEMBERING PJ TOROKVEI: COMEDY GENIUS BEHIND WKRP WAS TRANSGENDER TRAILBLAZER Producer Stan Brooks recalls how the screenwriter, who died July 3 at age 62, revealed his plans to become a woman: I was hoping for Christie Brinkley; I fear Im heading toward Bea Arthur. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/remembering-pj-torokvei-comedy-genius-582318?AP MONSTERS, ROBOTS AND TOM CRUISE: INSIDE THE PACIFIC RIM PREMIERE Director Guillermo del Toro and star Charlie Hunnam spoke to THR about Warner Bros. and Legendarys tentpole at the Hollywood premiere on Tuesday. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/pacific-rim-premiere-charlie-hunnam-583162?AP HOW DEADLY SHOULD SUPERMAN BE?
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Adam Levine unloads Hollywood Hills rental for $3.55 million

Hollywood star Gerard Butler tells how visits to his homeland help keep him grounded

Gerard with on-off girlfriend Madalina Ghenea

Perhaps coach Adam Levine of The Voice got tired of being the landlord. The Maroon 5 frontman has sold his home in Hollywood Hills for $3.55 million in an off-market deal. The remodeled Mid-Century Modern-style home sits on a half-acre lot with a separate guest unit. Features include two interior fireplaces, a home theater, an exercise room, a security system, four bedrooms and four bathrooms.
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At trophy homes for sale, high-end cars are featured attractions

And do you know what happened after that? As champion I was due an All England Club tie. No one presented it to me. No one shook my hand or said: ‘Congratulations’.
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Fred Perry, Wimbledon outsider to Hollywood star

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Instead, hes a real-life hero who saved a boys life in 1997, rescuing the teenager from the River Tay and being handed a certificate of bravery by the Royal Humane Society of Scotland. He is sad hes lost touch with the lad. Gerard said: He wrote to me, he was 13 at the time.
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