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Chino Rheem

Hometown: Los Angeles

Country of Origin: United States UNITED STATES

Recorded Earnings
Tournament Wins
Total Cashes
2024 POY Rank
472 (730 points)
*Earnings include live events and online events with confirmed real-name results.
Chino Rheem

Chino Rheem Bio


David "Chino" Rheem hails from Los Angeles, California. His first major tournament cash came at the 2005 World Series of Poker. That same year, Rheem also cashed in the main event.

Since then, Rheem has followed the tournament circuit, cashing in World Poker Tour preliminary tournaments as well as more WSOP events along the way, including a near-bracelet win in the 2006 $1,000 buy-in no-limit hold'em rebuy event. He finished second for almost $328,000.

At the 2008 WSOP, Rheem cashed in the $5,000 mixed-hold'em event, and also made the final table of the $10,000 main event. As a member of the November Nine, Rheem had to wait for the fourth-month break to play the conclusion of the tournament.

Rheem finished seventh for nearly $1.8 million in November, which came as a small disappointment for the pro, but he quickly struck gold. Rheem won the 2008 WPT Five-Diamond World Poker Classic to take home $1,538,730 and more importantly, his first major title.