Yuchun Lee's big scores

Yuchun Lee won't say how much money he made as a member of the club of MIT-related brainiacs who regularly make killings at America's casinos.
Steve Hamm

Yuchun Lee won't say how much money he made as a member of the club of MIT-related brainiacs who regularly make killings at America's casinos. "It's good money," is his only hint. But he's doing okay at his "day job"--which is running Unica Corp., a software company specializing in marketing programs. Thanks to the company going public last year, Lee's stake is worth about $54 million. Not bad for a guy who came to America from Taiwan at age 13 and spent his first year on our shores in nowhereville Natchez, Mississippi. Interesting: He finds some parallels between beating the casinos and running a software company.

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