Chip Jett at the 2006 World Series of Poker
|Residence||Las Vegas, Nevada|
|Born||September 22, 1974|
|World Series of Poker|
Main Event finish
|World Poker Tour|
Charles McRae "Chip" Jett (born September 22, 1974 in Scottsdale, Arizona) is an American professional poker player from Las Vegas, Nevada. He is one of the most popular players on the World Poker Tour.
Jett finished 2nd to Howard Lederer in the World Poker Tour (WPT) PartyPoker.com 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. His successes in 2003 won him the Phil Hellmuth's Champion of the Year award.
He is married to fellow poker professional Karina Jett (née Mikelis). In August 2005 they both made the same final table, at the London Open event in Old Billingsgate Market. They had two children together a daughter, Athena and a son, Apollo. Four-year-old Apollo died on September 14, 2010, following an accident in the family pool.
Jett has written articles for Card Player Magazine and he and Karina wrote a column together, answering reader questions in a "he said/she said" format.
As of 2016, his total live tournament winnings exceed $2,150,000.
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