Poker Chips and Tricks
Are you a poker addict or maybe just a beginner? If you are serious
with poker then you will need lots of poker chips. Poker chips have
transcended the poker game itself into a different game altogether.
Poker chips are used nowadays in poker chip tricks. These, my friend,
are not cheap tricks, mind you! Poker chip tricks have been developed
through long rigorous hours of playing poker. Poker addicts have
developed a method killing waiting time. Also, poker chip tricks are
used to intimidate other poker players. You might have seen a player
randomly rotate his stack of poker chips using a single hand. Some
poker fanatics also employ magic coin tricks using poker chips. Not
only is watching this very fun to look at but it is also a very serious
discipline. Learning these poker chip tricks needs hours to master. A
serious poker player is different from a serious poker chip tricks
master. Often, the poker fanatics are also the trick players, but poker
chip tricks have surpassed the mere poker game. There are even poker
chip trick tournaments in the US!
Poker chips can vary from one to another. Moreover, poker chips come in
all sorts of shapes and sizes. The weight of poker chips is also
standardized, and there are heavier pieces and lighter chips. There are
two basic poker chip weights - the 11.5 grams and the 13 grams.
However, there are many variations of these, depending on the maker of
your poker chips. There are also 10 gram chips. The most popular types
of poker chips are made of clay and plastic. Some chips are made of
mahogany and oak, and there are even graphite chips that are still rare
in the market today. Most of the chips available for your poker needs
are actually bought in sets that range from 200 to 600 pieces,
depending on how many players will be playing them. Traditionally, a
player will need 100 pieces. So a 2 player game will need 200 to 300
poker chips. A 400 chip set can be used by up to 4 poker players.
There are many poker companies that provide poker chip sets. Some even
offer customized poker chips. Have you ever seen a Mc Donald's logo in
a poker chip? Or a picture of someone else's face printed in another?
These are just some of the possibilities in a custom poker chip set.
They are often used for advertising products, while some of them are
specifically designed by poker fanatics. Some poker chips are numbered
while some others have flags or emblems imprinted on them.
Poker chips, apart from the game have become a lucrative business and a
lucrative fanaticism. There are also rare poker pieces that are
collector¡¯s items! Because it is both a hobby and an addiction, there
are also slick poker chip set cases. These are often made of aluminum,
while some more expensive ones are made up of graphite. Other popular
poker chip cases are also made up of carbon fiber, wood, vinyl and
Another interesting thing to note about poker chips is that they sound
differently. Expert poker players and/or poker chip tricks masters have
their own preferences of chips. The best chips are those that have a
sharp, crisp sound when they fall. These types of chips are the most
common chips that are found in casinos worldwide.
Poker tricks and poker chips will stay with us for an indefinite period
of time. Poker is a very exciting and interesting game that had been
with us for many, many years and will be with us for a very long time.
It is played from the time of kings and queens, and until now, a royal
flush is the best way to have all the poker chips at your side!