Tobey Maguire, best known for his role as Spider-Man in the early 2000s film trilogy, has been involved in high-stakes poker games for many years.
His poker activities gained public attention, particularly in the mid-2000s, when he was reported to be part of an exclusive, underground poker ring that included other celebrities, businessmen, and professional poker players.
Maguire was known to be a skilled poker player, and he allegedly earned significant winnings from these private games. The poker games were rumored to have taken place in upscale locations and involved substantial amounts of money. Some reports suggested that Maguire’s poker winnings were substantial, with estimates ranging into the millions of dollars.
However, it’s worth noting that participation in underground poker games is not always legal, and there were legal issues surrounding some of these games. In 2011, Maguire was reportedly involved in a lawsuit related to his poker activities. The lawsuit was part of the fallout from an illegal gambling ring organized by Bradley Ruderman, who was convicted of operating a Ponzi scheme. Maguire was one of the individuals sued for winnings obtained in the poker games, but the case was eventually settled out of court.
Since then, Tobey Maguire’s poker activities have become less publicly visible. While he may still play poker, the level of publicity around his poker involvement has diminished over the years.