Jon Yarbrough was born in Franklin, Tennessee, United States. Jon Yarbrough started Video Gaming Technologies, which produces multiplayer and casino games in 1991.
Business grew due to the proliferation of tribal casinos. VGT was once the largest company leasing Class II gaming machines to Native American tribes.
Yarbrough sold his company to Australian firm, Aristocrat Leisure, for $1.28 billion in October 2014.
Jon Yarbrough is a member of Gambling & Casinos
💰 Net worth: $1.99 Billion (Updated at 22 June 2018)
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There is no question in my mind that my engineering education was absolutely a key asset to me in starting Video Gaming Technologies (VGT) and continuing today as a successful technology investor.
In 1991, Yarbrough founded Video Gaming Technologies. In October 2014, he sold it to the Australian company Aristocrat Leisure for $1.28 billion.
As of September 2015, he had a net worth of US$1.7 billion.