Bill Ackman of Pershing Square Capital Management, Omar
Saeed of Eton Park Capital Management and Steve Kuhn of Pine
River Capital Management were among the hedge funders who
played their hands at a charity poker tournament held on July
25 in Manhattan to benefit REACH: Rewarding Achievement, an
"innovative pay-for-performance program that aims to improve
the college readiness of highly motivated, hard-working
low-income students," according to its website. Whitney Tilson
of T2 Partners is a co-founder of the nonprofit.
Stephen Susano of Steben & Co. won the tournament-and
entry to the 2012 World Series of Poker.