Friday, 24 February 2012
No, you've not accidentally logged on to Empire. Yes, we have news of another potential poker movie, this one a biopic of … Jerry Yang.
In an interview on Short Stacked Radio on Wednesday, the 2007 World Champion told interviewer Mark Hoke that his autobiography, All In, could be set for the big screen."I’m very excited and I’m praying, I’m really praying right now,” said Yang, “We have a scheduled meeting already. My father and I will fly out and meet with this particular (film) company. This is my third meeting with them by the way, so hopefully we’ll be able to put something together that is agreeable with both sides.”Yang's autobiography, All In, traces his family's journey from a Thai refugee camp to America and the subsequent success he enjoyed at the poker tables.
Former professional poker player Alex Jacob branched out recently and won $250,000 in cash after taking down the Tournament Of Champions competition as part of the syndicated American television game show Jeopardy!.
A teenager from Nottinghamshire has been given a suspended twelve-month prison sentence after carrying out a cyber attack on a UK-licensed online gambling site.
The schedule for the upcoming tenth annual edition of the Grosvenor UK Poker Tour (GUKPT) has been released with stops planned in London, Coventry, Reading, Leeds, Luton, Blackpool, Edinburgh and Manchester.
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