Charles "Chip" Jett

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Charles "Chip" Jett is an American professional poker player from Las Vegas, Nevada. Charles "Chip" Jett was born September 22 in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Charles Jett has been known as "Chip" ever since he left the hospital when he was born. The nickname was suggested by a nurse to Jett's parents.

Charles "Chip" Jett began working as a poker dealer in an Indian casino, but turned into a professional player when he realized he was making more money as a player.

Charles "Chip" Jett finished 2nd to Howard Lederer in the World Poker Tour (WPT) Million II cruise event in March 2003. Later in the same year he made 2 World Series of Poker (WSOP) final tables, and another WPT final table in the Legends of Poker event won by Mel Judah.

Charles "Chip" Jett also had a 3rd place finish in the 2005 WSOP $5,000 seven-card stud event.

Charles "Chip" Jett is married to fellow poker professional Karina Jett.

In August 2005, they both made the same final table, at the London Open event in Old Billingsgate Market. They have one daughter and one son.

Charles "Chip" Jett has written articles for Card Player Magazine and he and Karina write a column together, answering reader questions in a "he said/she said" format.

As of 2008, Charles "Chip" Jett total live tournament winnings exceed $2,000,000.

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