Chip Reese

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  1. Legendary poker player who died on December 4, 2007.

David 'Chip' Reese

The story on Chip Reese is that he stopped off in Vegas on a drive from Dartmouth to Stanford and never left the poker rooms of Sin City.

Reese was considered a master of cards, including gin and seven-card stud.

His nearly $4M in tournament wins, including a title in the $50K HORSE event that was posthumously named after him, tell of only a fraction of Reese's accomplishments in poker.

Doyle vs. Chip

This hand is from the no-limit finale of the $50K HORSE event that Chip Reese won in 2006. One of the interesting aspects of the hand is the excellent laydown made by Reese's old friend, Doyle Brunson, with QQ: