Hedge fund managers raise money playing poker for Education Reform Now

Sarah JacobsHundreds of Wall Streeters packed a Manhattan venue this week to play poker and raise money for an education nonprofit.



The crowd included a who's-who of financiers, politicians, athletes and show biz folks, including Kase Capital's Whitney Tilson, one of the event's chairs; Greenlight's David Einhorn; Avenue Capital's Marc Lasry; New York Senator Jeff Klein; and Brian Koppelman, executive producer of Showtime's "Billions."



There were also pro poker players, like Vanessa Selbst, the highest earning female poker player of all time.



The July 26 event, called the Take ‘Em to School Poker Tournament & Casino Night, raised money for Education Reform Now. It's an annual event with familiar faces, and we've covered it before.



Different capsa susun resmi hedge funds sponsored the poker tables, including Mudrick Capital Management.



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