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How Skylar’s Perkins Beat Greenlight’s Einhorn…at Poker

The oft-colliding worlds of hedge funds and gambling got especially intimate at this year’s World Series of Poker, where a hedge fund upstart defeated his more well-seasoned rival.

           Skylar Capital's Bill Perkins, top, and Greenlight's David Einhorn. Photos courtesy of the World Series of Poker.For the past several years, the well-trod path between Wall Street and the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas has become a little more well-trod, as hedge funders and institutional investors increasingly take an interest

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