Reese, 56, was regarded as the best all-around player in the game since he broke into the poker scene in the mid-70’s. A noted high-stakes player, Reese also won three WSOP bracelets, including
UPDATE 1: Receiving more and more confirmations from insiders that Reese passed away in his sleep. Chip had not been feeling well lately, (supposedly with flu symptoms or pneumonia) but had not been able to pin-point the exact reason why. The story also just made 2+2 and Full Contact Poker.