Want to get the inside track on Wall Street? Act like a world-class poker player

The top-earning female poker player of all time has moved from one high-stakes financial world to another — and the career switch makes more sense than it appears at first glance.

Vanessa Selbst, a 33-year-old three-time World Series of Poker winner, recently took a job with Bridgewater, the world’s largest hedge fund, she announced in a Facebook post.

“I think it’s a perfect fit for her,” said Aaron Brown, author of “The Poker Face of Wall Street,” which explored the parallels between making poker bets and making stock trades.

Brown, a lifelong poker player himself, has played against Selbst and considers her a friend.

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