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POKER CHIPS AT POKER MERCHANT

Poker chips are one of the most recognisable items in a casino. Used to play various card games, poker chips come in different shapes, sizes and colours. Players can buy them online or in a casino to use on their next night of play. 

HOW MANY POKER CHIPS DO YOU NEED?

"There is no 'perfect' number of chips you need for a poker game. It varies based on the game, the number of players and the minimum bet/buy-ins. " If you are playing in a poker cash game, you will need a minimum of 40-50 poker chips for each player. Be aware that in a cash game you are also taking into account rebuys. If you want to run a poker tournament, you will need more poker chips. You'll want to have multiple colours/values of chips to handle the increasing blinds.

TYPES OF POKER CHIPS

Although you understand what poker chips are and how many you need per poker game, it is better to know the types of poker chips. These are the types of poker chips you can get:

CLAY POKER CHIPS

First, let's start with the most expensive ones. You get the best quality chips when you buy clay poker chips. Not only are they of the best quality, but they are also the best to design. With one of the best designs, these chips are easy to find in a casino. The clay poker chips weigh between 10 and 14 grams.

PLASTIC POKER CHIPS

Now to the cheapest of the list, the very cheapest plastic poker chips. With two different types of plastic poker chips, one supposedly the poker friendly poker chips for the kitchen table and the other the diamond chips. Diamonds are better because of their standard casino size and that they are heavier (14 grams) than the cheap plastic chips (8 grams).

CERAMIC POKER CHIPS

For durability and the graphic design, choose the ceramic poker chips. Ceramic poker chips are among the most widely used poker chips in casinos, thanks to their ceramic feel and graphic design that cannot be printed on other poker chips. Although the average price is higher than other chips, these chips are well worth it. A great example of ceramic poker chips are the WSOP Chips. 

CLAY COMPOSITE POKER CHIPS

Clay Composite poker chips are the most common chips for home games. They usually weigh 11.5 grams because of a metal insert, which gives them their weight. This also makes them easier to play with and perform tricks with.

POKER CHIPS: COLOURS

Poker chips come in different colours, which is why you will find a blackjack table with green, red and white poker chips to indicate different values for each colour. The colour of poker chips is usually based on the country they come from. For example, red would be used for American roulette and green for European roulette. The most important thing when choosing poker chips without value is to make sure that every player at the table knows the price attached to the chip. This ensures that the game is not messed up by throwing white chips instead of the black ones. Here is a list of whole poker chips with the traditional values: White: $1 Yellow: $2 Red: $5 Blue: $10 Grey: $20 Green: $25 Orange: $50 Black (designated by the casino): $100 Pink: $250 Purple: $500 Burgundy: $1000 Light Blue: $2000 Brown: $5000 Fortunately, there are plenty of poker chips nowadays that have their values printed on them. This allows any player at the table to quickly and easily see the value of each poker chip.

POKER CHIPS: WEIGHTS

If you're here for the cost, cheaper ones are often light poker chips. But it's better to go for the heavier ones because they last longer. If you regularly host poker nights, go for the heavier or 10 grams ceramic poker chips. They may cost more in the beginning, but they are more than worth the cost in the end. The most common weight of poker chips are: 7.5 grams, 8.5 grams, 9.0 grams, 11.5 grams, 13.0 grams, 13.5 grams, 14 grams

POKER CHIPS: DESIGN

Not everything is about types, costs, colour or weight; sometimes it's more about looks and design. Who wouldn't want their poker table to be innovative yet attractive? Therefore, the design of the poker chip is also very important. And there are different kinds of designs to choose from:

STANDARD DESIGN

These are the designs that the chip manufacturers often engrave. But don't worry, these come in countless designs, giving you several options to choose from.

CUSTOM POKER CHIPS

If you are planning to design a blank chip, ceramic poker chips are for you. You can customize these blank chips from your computer. Quickly and easily design many types of custom poker chips within Poker Merchant's comprehensive custom poker chips tool. Choose from many popular designs, determine the text of the chips, the font, the colours, upload a logo or photo. Start designing your own professional custom poker chips now.

ENGRAVED POKER CHIPS

Do you want to prevent people from secretly smuggling poker chips to the table? Then engraved (clay) poker chips with a unique design are the best choice. The downside of these chips is that the minimum order is up to 10,000 chips per variant. Finally, if you want to change your gaming environment, try changing your poker chips as well. These chips are an integral part of the game, so try to make it as unique as possible. Poker chips have different values in the game. Therefore, choose the poker chip carefully and go for durability and flexibility.

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