JERRY YANG | MADERA, CA, United States | WSOP.com

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Jerry Yang

BIRTHPLACE: LAOS
RESIDES: TEMECULA, CA
BRACELETS
1
RINGS
0
CASHES
10
EARNINGS
$8,285,781
CASHES EARNINGS
WSOP 8 $8,281,633
CIRCUIT 2 $4,148

Player Bio

  • 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.
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