The author of 13 books, Mezrich’s writing tends to cover rich and ambitious figures on either side of the law. His most recent book, Once Upon a Time in Russia, describes the illegal activities of two less-than-honest business partners. Another book, Straight Flush, follows college students whose billion-dollar Internet poker operation attracted the attention of the Department of Justice.
Several of Mezrich's books have been or will be filmed, such as The Accidental Billionaires, which covers the founding of Facebook, and Bringing Down the House, which portrays the exploits of six MIT students who made millions off of Vegas. The adaptation of The Accidental Millionaires won numerous awards including four Golden Globes.
Ben Mezrich also starred in High Stakes With Ben Mezrich on Court TV. For the Game Show Network, he hosted the World Series of Blackjack. Mezrich has several other visual media projects in the works.