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Bridgewater's Greg Jensen donates poker winnings to Sandy Hook Elementary victims

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A poker novice, the firm's co-CIO entered a pro tournament--and nearly won.

 
  Greg Jensen (left) with Ray Dalio at Bridgewater. (Photo: Michael Edwards for AR)

Greg Jensen may be one of the world's top money managers--he's co-chief executive officer and a co-chief investment officer of $130 billion Bridgewater Associates--but he was a nobody in the world of poker...until now.

Jensen finished sixth at the 10th annual PokerStars.com Caribbean Adventure in the $100,000 Super High Roller division, winning $286,200.

The tournament, one of the largest in poker, was held in the Bahamas at