Tobey Maguire has been sued for winning money in illegal poker games when playing poker in a Hollywood celebrity illegal poker ring, according to poker news reports of a complaint filed against Tobey Maguire.
A high stakes and very private illegal poker ring was operating for years and involved other famous A-list Actors such as Matt Damon (famous for his poker role in Rounders), Leonardo DiCaprio (soon to be staring in a movie about the online gambling industry) and Ben Affleck (plays poker in the WSOP and other poker tournaments). These other famous actors and poker players are not part of the filed complaint.
Tobey Maguire has been sued for his illegal poker winnings of a minimum $311,000 from the illegal poker games. It is alleged that another player Bradley Ruderman was the Fund Manager for Ruderrman Capital Partners and lost the money to Tobey Maguire in the illegal poker games. The Ruderrman Capital Partners trustee Howard Ehrenberg has filed the complaint against Tobey Maguire and his illegal poker games ring winnings.
It has been alleged that over $25 million was lost by Bradley Ruderman over the years the illegal poker games were running.
What goes around comes a Rounders?
The twice weekly illegal poker games that Tobey Maguire and a number of other famous Hollywood Actors who are also poker players took place in high class Hotels and Hollywood Actors houses. They were exclusive, invitation only games with wealthy celebrities including Tobey Maguire, Matt Damon, Leonardo DiCaprio and Ben Affleck, entrepreneurs, attorneys and businessman. The illegal poker games and famous Hollywood star poker players were supplied with food, alcohol and massages but this type of operation was not licensed by federal or state laws.
The radaronline site has a lot more on the story of Tobey Maguire, Matt Damon, Leonardo DiCaprio and Ben Afflecks involvement and winnings or losses in these Hollywood celebrity illegal poker games. Including rumours that Tobey Maguire won on average $1 million a month over the 3 years that the Hollywood illegal poker ring was running, a total of between $30-$40 million!