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Tobey, Matt, Leo, Ben Played Texas Hold 'Em A LOT!

6/22/2011 9:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Tobey Maguire is the only one getting sued for allegedly playing unlicensed poker with a ponzi scheme criminal, but we've learned other big celebs regularly put their chips on the table with Tobey.

Here's what we know.  Tobey, Leo DiCaprio, Ben Affleck, and Matt Damon often played high-stakes, Texas Hold 'em poker together, where tens of thousands of dollars regularly changed hands.  We've learned the games were sometimes played at the Hollywood Hills home of Rick Salomon, Paris Hilton's sex tape partner in "One Night in Paris."

Tobey is being sued by the trustees in the bankruptcy case involving Brad Ruderman, who's currently in prison for running a Ponzi scheme.  Ruderman was allegedly involved in some of these illegal, unlicensed poker games with Tobey, who came out on top to the tune of over $300,000.  The trustees feel the scheme was illegal so they want Tobey's winnings back.

Here's a fun fact.  The house these stars sometimes played at -- located above the Sunset Strip -- was purchased by Rick Salomon with the proceeds from his sex tape. 


And here's a funner fact.  We're told Leo pulled out of the games after he started dating Bar Refaeli and he didn't think it would be a good idea to continue.


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um, what the hell is a "funner fact"?

1184 days ago


I don't get it give the money back to who - his friends?

1184 days ago


Its their money, who cares wtf they do with it. Im sure all of you have gambled illegally as well.

1184 days ago


Now this would make an excellent flick! I love this story! Kick ass! It wouldn't be good though without the real-life actors! Seriously, does anyone agree that this would be a fun movie!?

1184 days ago


I'm surprised Leo went to that sleaze Solomon's place to begin with. Ben Affleck should be broke by now and deserves to be with all of the gambling he does.

1184 days ago


I believe every word....throw all the douchebags in jail

1184 days ago


Not sure of the legalities in CA, but in TX this game is legal if the "House" is not taking a % of the pots.

1184 days ago


Rick Salomon should be in jail for what he did to Pari******on. Anyway, she knows where he lives. I wonder why she hasn't sent someone over there with a Louisville Slugger yet.

1184 days ago


kitnplayn 10 minutes ago

Rick Salomon should be in jail for what he did to Pari******on. Anyway, she knows where he lives. I wonder why she hasn't sent someone over there with a Louisville Slugger yet.

Congratulations, you've just won TMZ's dumbest comment of the day.

1184 days ago

en Todo Momento!!    

wait. that can't be a current photo. there should be some dead woman/female bodies floating around in the pool... you can smell them from the street.

1184 days ago

en Todo Momento!!    

maybe solomon's daughter is gonna come out with a porn flick when she's eighteen, so that she can support her daddy finacially. that'd be totally sweet!

1184 days ago

en Todo Momento!!    

does the place smell like loads of seeping, marinating khum? sure looks like it would. ew.

1184 days ago

en Todo Momento!!    

i'm sure solomon ratted them all out, trying to cut a plea deal with cops or who knows what. how on earth would anyone know who was playing in his home? boy probably got it all video camera-d out, as the past has proven, he's that kind of fella...rat. for cash. will dump on his 'buddies'. go figure. now he is playing the tapes to the police to clear his own what a winner.

1184 days ago


Suprised to see Matt Damon there, Rick is trash, Leo is whipped and Toby is just as fugly as that house is. Good Times.

1184 days ago


Doesn't even look like a starter-mansion - dump!

1184 days ago
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