SALT attendee allegedly hits massive blackjack payday

By Lawrence Delevingne

Fri May 11, 2012

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An anonymous hedge funder is said to have turned between $300 and $10,000 into $460,000 at the Bellagio tables; another flies home early after losing big.

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LAS VEGAS -The SALT Conference was abuzz Thursday about an attending hedge fund executive who is rumored to have turned as little as $300 in a blackjack bet into as much as $460,000 Wednesday night at the Bellagio. The person is said to have chartered a private flight home for him and friends after the big win.

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ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H


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