Richard Yong is a business man and poker player from Malaysia, known for his presence in the biggest games around the world. Yong’s career in both information-technology and data-mining industries has allowed him to compete at the biggest buy-in cash games in Macau, and tournaments across the globe. Yong’s first time in the poker spotlight came when he finished 12th in the $1,000,000 buy-in Big One for One Drop at the 2012 World Series of Poker. In 2015 Yong won his first major tournament, taking down the $10K Aussie Millions Challenge. Since, Yong has won several high roller titles, equating to his near $14 million in earnings.