David Einhorn Is In a $1 MILLION Poker Tournament Right Now, And He's Already Making A Monster Run

David Einhorn

Photo: Linette Lopez, Business Insider

Watch out.David Einhorn, a well-known poker fanatic and regular participant in the World Series of Poker, entered a $1 MILLION (!) buy-in poker tournament, and he’s already making a big run.

From WSOP.com, he’s in 4th place currently, with a stack of chips now with $4.4 million. UPDATE: He’s now in 3rd place, with $5.4 million chips.

Other huge names in the tournament: Daniel Negreaunu, Phil Ivey, Dan Shak, and Phil Hellmuth.

UPDATE: You can read about the hand where Einhorn got a huge boost to his chips here.

You can get live chipcounts here.


Photo: WSOP.com

(Via Doug Kass and Amy Calistri)

NOW WATCH: Money & Markets videos

Want to read a more in-depth view on the trends influencing Australian business and the global economy? BI / Research is designed to help executives and industry leaders understand the major challenges and opportunities for industry, technology, strategy and the economy in the future. Sign up for free at research.businessinsider.com.au.