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About Chips

For those who like poker and other gambling games, chips are a necessity of play. Poker chips allow you to make bets in a clear and unambiguous way, avoid the problems of making change, and keep everything colorful and festive. They also allow for pretend gambling when you would rather not gamble with real money, as you can treat them like play money, or you can let your players buy the chips just as if they were real casino chips. Chips come in sets with blue, red, and white chips, normally given values of 10, 5, and 1, respectively. You can find poker chips and chip sets available for purchase on eBay in brand new condition, including ceramic poker chips as well as the more usual plastic variety. Chips often come in boxed sets and may include decks of cards or dice for a complete play ensemble. Know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em, and let the chips fall where they may.