Ben Mezrich

Ben Mezrich appears in the following:

How 6 College Kids Built an Online Poker Empire

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Ben Mezrich tells the story of six college friends who dealt their way into a billion-dollar online poker empire. His book Straight Flush tells the rags-to-riches tale of a group of University of Montana fraternity brothers who turned a weekly poker game in the basement of a local dive bar into, one of the largest online companies in the world, which, at its height, was earning more than a million dollars a day, getting the attention of the U.S. Department of Justice.


Sex on the Moon

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Ben Mezrich, author of The Accidental Billionaires and Bringing Down the House, tells the story of Thad Roberts, a fellow in a prestigious NASA program who had a romantic, crazy idea to give his girlfriend the moon—literally. Thad convinced his girlfriend and an accomplice, both NASA interns, to break into a NASA lab to help him steal one of the most precious objects in the world: the moon rocks. Sex on the Moon is Mezrich’s account of this madcap heist.