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Ep 183 - Jerry Yang on winning the WSOP Main Event, refugee camps, and verbal tells

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Jerry Yang has an amazing personal story of growing up in Laos, escaping to Thailand, and ultimately moving to the slums of Nashville, Tennessee. He worked hard on his education, which ultimately served to be his path out of poverty. In 2005 he started learning poker and only two years later found himself on top of the poker world having won $8.25 million and the WSOP Main Event Championship… all from a $225 satellite. An amazing story the Jerry wrote about in his autobiography called, “All in: From Refugee Camp to Poker Champ.” Please also check out the National Collegiate Poker Tour by following them on @ncptpoker on Twitter or Instagram. They have their next event, the Summer Series, being held June 21st-August 2. Also check out rec.poker/resources for all the partnerships and bonus RecPoker is offering. Specifically, Red Chip Poker is offering RecPoker listeners a free week of CORE by using the code RECPOKER. Watch the video at https://youtu.be/08RwkNEjxtw
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