Jerry Yang


Total WSOP & Circuit Earnings: $8,283,663  

WSOP Bracelets: 1
WSOP Cashes: 6
WSOP Earnings: $8,279,515

Circuit Rings: 0
Circuit Cashes: 2
Circuit Earnings: $4,148

Birthdate: 1968
Birthplace: Laos
Resides: Temecula, CA

• Jerry Yang is the 2007 World Series of Poker Main Event Champion.
• Married with six children, Yang is a psychologist and social worker and holds a Masters Degree in health psychology.
• After defeating Tuan Lam heads up for the Main Event championship, Yang pledged 10% of his $8.25 million purse to three children's charities: The Make-A-Wish Foundation, Feed the Children, and The Ronald McDonald House.
Tournament data:
Event Date Place Winnings
2014 45th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #29: No-Limit Hold'em
$2,500 buy-in
6/13/2014 40th $11,449
2012/2013 WSOP Circuit Events - Palm Beach Kennel Club
Event #9: No-Limit Hold'em
$1,120 buy-in
2/21/2013 12th $3,138
43rd Annual World Series of Poker
Event #9: No-Limit Hold'em Re-entry
$1,500 buy-in
6/3/2012 153rd $4,043
2011/2012 WSOP Circuit Event - Palm Beach Kennel Club
Event #12: Turbo No-Limit Hold'em
$345 buy-in
2/27/2012 10th $1,010
2010 41st Annual World Series of Poker
Event #26: No-Limit Hold'em / Six Handed
$2,500 buy-in
6/14/2010 57th $7,273
2010 41st Annual World Series of Poker
Event #16: No-Limit Hold’em / Six Handed
$1,500 buy-in
6/7/2010 96th $3,636
2010 41st Annual World Series of Poker
Event #11: No-Limit Hold'em
$1,500 buy-in
6/4/2010 195th $3,114
2007 38th Annual World Series of Poker
World Championship No-Limit Texas Hold'em (Event 55)
$10,000 buy-in
7/6/2007 1st $8,250,000

 

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