Jerry Yang – Poker Player – PokerIce.com
• Name: Jerry Yang
• Current Residence: Temecula, Calif.
• Birth Date: 1968
• Birth Place: Laos
Jerry Yang begun playing poker before two years from date.
Actually, the 39-year-old has achieved what excellent poker performer unique dream of: a first-position win at the World Series of Poker Main Episode.
In 2007Yang is granted the title, by the side of, being the winner of the bracelet and the $8.25 million in award money after playing 16 hours.
Jerry’s heads-up competition in opposition to second-position winner Tuan Lam took only about one hour and finished when Yang strikes runner-runner to make a nine-high straight in opposition to his Canadian antagonist.
Yang is born in Laos but is currently a resident in Temecula in southern California.
Tran parlayed a $225 satellite buy-in to a place at the World Series of Poker Championship, while it was at the local Pechanga Resort and Casino.
Out of the poker time, Tang is a psychologist and social hard worker; a profession he adopted after achieving a health psychology masters degree.
Jerry is also married and have a big family with six children.
Jerry Yang is a charitable man; he promised to grant10% of his awards to three charities: the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Feed the Children and the Ronald McDonald House, after making the finish table of the Main Event.
• Award of the 2007 WORLD SERIES OF POKER (WSOP) Main Event and $8.25 million
• Succeeded his 2007 World Series of Poker Main Event place among a $225 satellite at his local casino
• Charitable man: Granted 10% of his championship cash to three charities