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01-03-2013, 01:00 PM
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Originally Posted by 11Goat11 View Post
I am a little confused on the 50/50 split issue then. If they do go this way immediately, wouldn't that reduce the players salaries which is what the "make whole" provision is all about? I thought there would be a reduction in salaries due to this.
Make whole is all about covering the difference between going from 57% in HRR to the 50/50 split. It's complicated, but it's basically to assure every player currently signed gets paid 100% of his salary.

If there was no make whole, players would face steep escrow charges since going from 57% of HRR to 50% would be coming out of their pockets.

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