Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Reeses in:
 • Palm Memorial Park Northwest
 • Las Vegas
 • Clark County
 • Nevada
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
David "Chip" Reese
Birth: Mar. 28, 1951
Dayton
Montgomery County
Ohio, USA
Death: Dec. 4, 2007
Las Vegas
Clark County
Nevada, USA

Professional Gambler. He was attending Stanford Business School, when he decided to play poker professionally after winning $100,000 at his first tournament in Las Vegas in 1974. He went on to become the card room manager at the Dunes Casino and one of the best poker players in the world. He won the Seven Card Stud Split event at the World Series of Poker 1978, the Seven Card Stud tournament 1982 and the World Series of Poker 2005. In 1991, he became the youngest player to be inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame. At the 2006 World Series of Poker, he won the first place purse of $1,716,000. His total live tournament winnings is in access of over $2.9 million and he wrote the seven-card stud section for "Doyle Brunson's Super System," the best selling poker book of all time. He died of pneumonia. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Palm Memorial Park Northwest
Las Vegas
Clark County
Nevada, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Dec 04, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23247122
David Chip Reese
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
David Chip Reese
Added by: Alan Brownsten
 
David Chip Reese
Added by: Alan Brownsten
 
There are 3 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

R.I.P. Chip.
- Randy Miller
 Added: Mar. 12, 2014

- BigLebo
 Added: Jan. 26, 2014

- Jackie Howard
 Added: Dec. 4, 2013
There are 54 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (3.4 after 28 votes)
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service