Originally Posted by dougdirt
Well sure, but I read your post in a way that to me at least, implied that they had something to do with creating the scheme/knowing it was going on. We simply don't know that, so I wanted to point that out.
Any money they received will be clawed back, whether they knew or not. However, the amounts are just too large: $444 million in payouts over 4 years.
Ferguson and Lederer know (I'd assume), the financial aspects of poker including what the house takes. I'd like to know where they thought the money for their fees was coming from.
(Also if it was declared on their 1040s).