Hedge Funds

SALT attendee allegedly hits massive blackjack payday


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.

  Hedge fund manager wins big on blackjack at SALT
A scene from "21," a film based on Ben Mezrich's book Bringing Down the House.
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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