Monday, August 14, 2006

Einhorn wins over $650,000 for Michael J. Fox Foundation

David Einhorn, founder and CEO of hedge fund Greenlight Capital, raised $659,730 for the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research by finishing 18th in the World Series of Poker's main event. After jumping to third place during the tournament he said, "I'm playing for charity," shocking his fellow players. "The Michael J. Fox Foundation. Anything I win goes to that. My grandfather had Parkinson's." Einhorn sits on the foundation's board.

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