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- David "Chino" Rheem, formerly a card dealer from Florida, is a poker player with aptitude in most forms of poker, especially poker tournaments.
2008 was a breakout year for Rheem, who made his second and third World Series of Poker final tables, the latter of which was a 7th place finish in the main event.
Later that year, in December, Chino won the Doyle Brunson Poker Classic, a $15K buyin held at the Bellagio, for $1.5M. It was his first World Poker Tour cash.
In February of 2009, Rheem and Scotty Nguyen chopped up the inaugural LAPC HORSE championship, each man taking away almost $250,000.
Rheem's lifetime tournament earnings top $4M.