Tobey Maguire, who won $311,000 in illegal home games, will pay $80,000 each to the former clients of Brand Ruderman, who currently is serving time in Texas jail after being convicted of wire fraud and investment adviser fraud. Maguire is now one of 14 people (out of 22) who have settled their cases. Howard Ehrenberg, the bankruptcy trustee who sued the group, said on Monday that the poker settlement total more than $1.7 million. According to Ehrenberg, Maguire's payout is the in same range as the other who agreed to settlements.
"He did not end up with any better settlement than the others," Ehrenberg said.