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Hollywood's High Rolling Executive Poker Games

Jon Landau
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Jon Landau

What are the biggest games in town?

Some of showbiz's biggest businessmen host regular games.

Bob Daly

-- Game: Straight

-- Buy-in: $1,000

-- Players: The former Warner Bros. chairman and his wife, songwriter Carole Bayer Sager, are often joined by former Univision chairman Jerry Perenchio and his wife Margie. Other players include Joe Roth, Leslie Moonves, Larry Gordon, Jim Brooks, Alan Horn, Jeffrey Katzenberg, record executive Mo Ostin and producer Lauren Shuler Donner.

Alan Horn

-- Game: Dealer's choice

-- Buy-in: $1,000

-- Players: The newly retired Warner Bros. president has a regular game with several of his colleagues from Castle Rock Entertainment, which he co-founded in 1987. The players include Castle Rock co-founders Andrew Scheinman, Glenn Padnick and Martin Shafer (whose wife Carol Fuchs Shafer also plays) and former studio publicist John De Simio.

Jon Landau

-- Game: Pot-limit hold 'em and pot-limit Omaha

-- Buy-in: $300

-- Players: The Lightstorm partner and producer of Titanic and Avatar hosts a game that includes actor David Schwimmer, showbiz attorney John Moonves, Warner Premiere exec Matt Bierman and screenwriter and director Zak Penn. (Bierman and Penn co-wrote the 2007 poker movie The Grand.)

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