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What Ever Happened To Asian "Bill Gates" Tom Vu"?

Do you guys remember this dude from 10 years ago? He was on half the late-night channels after 12 midnight telling us how you could make millions in a year. He was a vietnamese refugee who barely spoke english but used to give us tours of his $1-million homes in Southern California and views of hundreds of white people working for him at these offices.

His wife was ugly and I used to think "What the hell was this guy thinking when he married that Frankeinstein and not gotten himself a stripper or something, someone pretty". What ever happened to Tom Vu?

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Tom Vu is a baller. Pro poker player now. He made over a million in the last few years playing.

"He does continue his parallel career as a tournament poker player. As of 2007, he has won more than $1,281,000 in casino poker tournaments, including a second place finish in a no limit Texas hold 'em event at the 2007 World Series of Poker and a 22nd place finish at the 2005 World Series of Poker championship event.[1]

In April 2006, he finished ninth in the Season Five World Poker Tour championship event, earning $216,585. "
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Not bad for a Vietnam boat-people refugee. In his informmercials he used to show a pic of him back in his vietnamese village, his house was made of straws and there were pigs all over the frontyard.
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I always wondered how much he paid the girls in the informercials, the rental yacht, rental mansion, rental rolls royce.
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rayner55 wrote:
Sep 13th, 2007 2:13 am
I always wondered how much he paid the girls in the informercials, the rental yacht, rental mansion, rental rolls royce.
What? They were not his own? :confused:
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Kommander_KornFlakes wrote:
Sep 13th, 2007 1:57 am
His wife was ugly and I used to think "What the hell was this guy thinking when he married that Frankeinstein and not gotten himself a stripper or something, someone pretty". What ever happened to Tom Vu?
Show us a pic of Vu's wife....
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Kommander_KornFlakes wrote:
Sep 13th, 2007 2:14 am
What? They were not his own? :confused:
when you have money, you dont need to own things.
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This guy is no Asian Bill Gates. Not even close.
I hate it when people flaunt their wealth and pretend that it buys you happiness.
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"You not rich?? You stupid!!". :lol:
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rayner55 wrote:
Sep 13th, 2007 2:02 am
Tom Vu is a baller. Pro poker player now. He made over a million in the last few years playing.

"He does continue his parallel career as a tournament poker player. As of 2007, he has won more than $1,281,000 in casino poker tournaments, including a second place finish in a no limit Texas hold 'em event at the 2007 World Series of Poker and a 22nd place finish at the 2005 World Series of Poker championship event.[1]

In April 2006, he finished ninth in the Season Five World Poker Tour championship event, earning $216,585. "
Sure, he's also lost over $1.1 million. It's like people touting Lenny Wilkens as the winningest coach in NBA history.
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apparently tom vu was just a face for the public, those real estate seminars were apparently run & financed by the mob!!
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OP, congrats on the pics, hope no MOD feel the need to delete your post like mine. :)
Mark77 wrote:
Nov 16th, 2011 9:37 pm
That's not very nice....and you're missing out on a lot of valuable knowledge if you ignore me. Your loss.
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damn guy... this guy is representing the viet-cong for real.

heres a real rich asian.
http://www.forbes.com/lists/2007/10/07b ... _SO0W.html
worth $23 billion....
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iamfat wrote:
Sep 13th, 2007 11:07 pm
He should be called: "Li Ka-Ching!"
You mean "Superman Li".
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