There are 52 cards in a standard deck. As mentioned in my first post, Layne Flack died at the age of 52 prior to the 52nd edition of the World Series of Poker. The number Fifty-two has Ordinal gematria of 124.
Chip Reese died on December 4th, written 12/4.
Chip died a span of exactly 216 months (or exactly 18 years) after Benny Binion:
18 × 18 = 324
Chip Reese was 56 years old when he died.
The phrase Poker sacrifice sums to 138, a number also found in Professional poker player.
Layne was born in Rapid City on the 138th day of the year, which leaves 227 days on the calendar:
Chip Reese, whose real name was David Edward Reese, died in December 2007, or12/2007.