Hedge Funds

Einhorn cashes in at poker contest


David Einhorn isn't good just at playing the markets. He also has quite a poker face. The Greenlight Capital chief won a hefty $660,000 at the recent World Series of Poker held in Las Vegas. Einhorn bested poker pro David Williams but eventually lost to Jamie Gold.

 David Einhorn

Still, defeat didn't leave Einhorn with a chip on his shoulder. After cashing out his winnings, he donated the entire pot to Michael J. Fox's New York-based Foundation for Parkinson's Research. Einhorn has said that his grandfather suffered from Parkinson's.