Robert Mercer plays in the World Poker Tour in 2012. He is a reclusive hedge fund billionaire who made a fortune using complicated algorithms to bet on things other people could not see. One of his gambles was on Donald Trump. Photo: World Poker Tour

Robert Mercer: billionaire Breitbart backer and Republican power broker who gambled on Donald Trump

Robert Mercer, who reportedly has an abiding hatred of the Clintons, was a long-time patron of Stephen Bannon – but publicly split with him after his criticism of Trump’s family surfaced this month in Michael Wolff’s book ‘Fire and Fury’

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Robert Mercer plays in the World Poker Tour in 2012. He is a reclusive hedge fund billionaire who made a fortune using complicated algorithms to bet on things other people could not see. One of his gambles was on Donald Trump. Photo: World Poker Tour
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