Gabe Kaplan agrees to pay back some of his Hollywood poker game winnings

Gabe Kaplan.

Ex-host of "High Stakes Poker", Gabe Kaplan, has reportedly agreed to pay back some of his winnings that came in the much-publicized "underground" Hollywood poker games.

In addition to Kaplan, Hollywood actors Tobey Maguire, Leonardo DiCaprio and Matt Damon reportedly also participated in the game.

One of the regular participants in the game was Bradley Ruderman, who was convicted of running a Ponzi scheme. A bankruptcy trustee has filed a number of lawsuits against players such as Kaplan and Maguire, claiming that they won money from Ruderman that actually belonged to his victims.

According to, Kaplan reportedly won $62,000 in the games, and he has now agreed to pay back $27,900 as part of a settlement.

In legal docs obtained by, a trial date has been set for Tobey Maguire for the week of January 30th, 2012, and the discovery cut-off date is November 30, 2011.


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