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Poker Player Profile: Chip Reese

Chip Reese poker player
Name: Chip Reese
Nickname: Chip
Birthday: March 28, 1951
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, USA
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David Edward Reese, more commonly known as Chip Reese, was an American professional poker player and gambler from Centerville, Ohio. He is widely regarded to have been the greatest cash game poker player that ever lived.

At the 2006 World Series of Poker, Reese won the inaugural $50,000 H.O.R.S.E. event, taking home the $1,716,000 first prize when his AClub QClub held up against Andy Bloch's 9Club 8Spade in the final hand, on a board of JSpade 7Club 7Spade 4Heart 4Spade. This event was notable for having the largest buy-in in WSOP history, as well as the longest heads-up battle with Reese and Bloch playing for 7 hours and 286 hands. By comparison, the final table of the 2005 World Series of Poker Main Event lasted for 232 hands total.

As a tribute, from 2008 onwards the H.O.R.S.E. event winner at the World Series of Poker will receive a trophy named the "David 'Chip' Reese Award", which depicts his winning hand of AClub QClub.

Reese's total live tournament winnings exceeded $3,500,000.

Reese died on December 4, 2007, at his Las Vegas home. Some sources state that Reese died in his sleep from the effects of pneumonia, while friends of Chip, including Barry Greenstein and Doyle Brunson, speculate that his death might have been related to an earlier gastric bypass which caused a blood clot.

Upon learning of Reese's death, Doyle Brunson stated, "He's certainly the best poker player that ever lived." World Series of Poker commissioner Jeffrey Pollack said upon his death that many consider Chip "the greatest cash-game player who ever lived, but he was also a World Series of Poker legend."

He is survived by his ex-wife, son, daughter, and stepdaughter.

Source: Wikipedia

Trivia: Chip Reese

  • Known for his emotional control and generosity at the table.
  • Was never sponsored by any poker room.
  • Best friends with Doyle Brunson.
  • Youngest player to join the Poker Hall Of Fame.

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