Greenlight Capital’s David Einhorn Finishes Third in Poker Tournament with $4.35M

by Wall Street Job Report on July 5, 2012

It’s a return that would make any hedge fund manager envious.

David Einhorn, the president of Greenlight Capital, won more than four times his money in a three-day tournament at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas,finishing in third place with a $4.35 million reward. He plans to donate the winnings to a charitable organization.

Wearing a bright red jacket and mirrored sunglasses, Mr. Einhorn went bust on Tuesday evening after beating all of the amateur poker players and all but two of the professionals in the no-limit Texas hold ‘em tournament, which drew 48 players and required a $1 million buy-in.

Read the full story at Dealbook.

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