Chip Reese was the famous high stakes poker player who was inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame in He passed away in , at the age of. A tribute to a poker legend compiled of clips from Card Player Media, Harrah's Entertainment and World Poker. David Edward Reese (March 28, – December 4, ), more commonly known as Chip Reese, was an American professional poker player and gambler Early life · Poker career · Death. His fraternity later named their chapter card room, the "David E. You are already subscribed to this email. Val Carpenter Johnny Chan Russ Gibe Gilbert Gross Thor Hansen David Helms Lance Hilt Loretta Huber Merrill Hunt Seymour Leibowitz Johnny Moss Don Williams. He reached his peak at the time when poker was just starting to pick up some speed so there is no arguing that the fans were robbed of a chance to watch one of the great poker minds at work at least a bit longer. As the nineteenth inductee, he was only the third living player to be enshrined, and the youngest. Cloutier Billy Baxter Barbara Enright Phil Hellmuth Dewey Tomko Henry Orenstein Mike Sexton. He received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College in the early s and planned to pursue his graduate law degree at Stanford. His parents assumed he would attend Harvard where he was acceptedbut instead got his degree from Dartmouth. One of the amazing things about him was his ability to quit even when behind for higher priorities. I wanted to play, but it would have taken my entire bankroll. Events Guide Television Theater Video: American poker player Chip Reese dies at age If an opponent is struggling, Chip will stay and gamble with him and make a big score. Owner and Editor-in-chief at Beat The Fish. Sam Angel Billy Baxter Jay Heimowitz Johnny Moss Sailor Roberts. The only real no-deposit bonus in online poker Much looser players than Stars Excellent bug-free real-money app No-download Instant Play version. You agree to receive occasional updates and special offers for The New York Times's products and services. At age 6, Reese was beating fifth-graders at card games.