Starks told the court she hadn't gambled in more than a year and had been to counseling.
Copenhaver sentenced Starks to 21 months of imprisonment and a year of supervised release afterward.
Starks also is to pay $306,694 in restitution to Multifest and $128,626 in restitution to the IRS, according to the terms of her guilty plea.
She was not fined, as the judge said she likely wouldn't be able to afford the fine and restitution.
Murray told the court at the beginning of the proceedings that Starks had been able to liquidate a small 401(k) retirement plan and had a check for $4,368 ready for the court to put toward restitution.
Copenhaver ordered her to pay $250 per month in restitution upon her release from prison. The restitution would be applied proportionally to the two entities unless the IRS deferred to Multifest.
While she is sentenced to a year of supervised release, the maximum allotted for her offense, the judge expressed regret that he could not sentence her to more time.
"That's one of the frailties of the law on this," he said. "If Congress was thinking straight, they would have made it three to five years to make sure you made your payments."
If she makes payments of $250 per month toward the $430,952 she still owes in restitution, it will take 1,723 months, or 143 years, to pay it off.
Earlier Tuesday, Starks' daughter pleaded guilty and was sentenced for driving without a license that had been revoked for DUI. That hearing occurred before Kanawha Circuit Judge Tod Kaufman.
Michelle Lee Starks, 22, of Cross Lanes was indicted by a grand jury on a felony charge of third offense driving on a revoked license. She entered into a plea agreement with prosecutors and pleaded guilty to a second offense, which is a misdemeanor.
Prosecutors then recommended a sentence of up to one year on home confinement with treatment for alcohol abuse. Kaufman sentenced her to six months of home confinement, alcohol treatment and 15 hours of community service.
"And for goodness sakes, don't drive," the judge admonished her. "Whatever you do."
Steve Starks, Deborah's husband, attended that hearing with his daughter.
Her attorney, Tim Smith, brought Deborah's sentencing in federal court to Kaufman's attention, saying it might complicate her home confinement situation if her mother also received a home confinement sentence. The two live together.
Typically, those serving on home confinement or probation are not allowed to be in contact with convicted felons.
Deborah asked the court to allow her report to incarceration voluntarily. Copenhaver gave her until 2 p.m. May 31 to turn herself in to the U.S. Marshal's Office.