“I’ve seen the miracles of God with my own eyes. I did a lot of bluffing, also.”
Professional poker has its latest unknown champion: Jerry Yang, a psychologist from Temecula, California, has won the 2007 World Series of Poker.
Yang is married, has six children, stands 5’3″, and is an immigrant from Laos — a far cry from the rangy, crafty Texans who once dominated the big games. He picked up $8,250,000 for his first-place win. Second place and $4,840,981 went to Tuan Lam. Yang was both good and lucky (or blessed): on the final hand he got a six on the very last card to fill an inside straight, busting Lam’s pair of queens.