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Jerry Yang Wins 2007 WSOP Main Event and Donates to Charity

July 18, 2007
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Jerry Yang6,358 players started the Main Event of the 2007 World Series of Poker on July 6th. Nine men remained yesterday to play the final table. Truly a worldwide final table, Players with origins in Denmark, Russia, Canada, England, South Africa and the U.S. gathered to play for a first prize of $8.25 million, the most coveted of WSOP bracelets, and a place in poker history.

Nearly 16 hours later, after a dominating final table performance that saw him bust all but one of his final table opponents, Jerry Yang from Temecula, CA beat Tuan Lam from Canada to capture the 2007 World Series of Poker Main Event Championship. Yang, who qualified for the Main Event in a live $225 satellite at the Pechanga casino, picked up the bracelet, a Corum watch, and $8.25 million in prize money. Yang promised to donate 10% of his winnings to the Make a Wish Foundation, Feed the Children, and the Ronald McDonald House, joining a long list of poker players who use their winnings to improve their world.

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