If you read this article it means that you are somehow familiar with the chips available out there to play various casino games with. People who choose to play a home version of these games are also familiar with the presence of these chips, but have you actually paid close attention to them? Did you know that these chips come in various materials, colors, and customization forms?
So, if I were to ask which type of chip you prefer playing with, you wouldn’t have a precise answer, would you? Well, I, for instance, like to hold in my hands when playing a specific casino game, those types of chips that are heavy to the touch. I don’t know, they kind of give me the feeling that I am doing a serious thing out there when betting at any casino table game.
It is interesting to notice here that many countries and their casino houses will go with colors of the chips that are nationally favored. Take China, for instance. I don’t know how many times have you been gambling in any of these Chinese casino houses, but I assure you that their favorite color for the game chips is read. On the other hand, western countries will avoid red, because they consider this one too aggressive both visually and practically when gambling.
Well, it is not scientifically proven, but it seems that the color of the chips matters a lot for inveterate gamblers going by the belief that it is the color that helps them win at the casino game of their choice. But let’s take a closer look at the various types of game chips available out there, shall we? You will find that they come in various shapes, from round to triangle and oblong, but the variety I am about to describe here is based mostly on the choice of materials used to fabricate these game chips.
Take a look down below and find out more:
- Poker chips are those ones manufactured from the cheapest materials such as plastics or any other low-cost materials to obtain chips used with poker parties played at family reunions or many local mini clubs. The design and style are more casual types to confer a less nervous ambiance when people play poker with their friends or family members.
- Chips that are present in any casino house are usually made of various materials from plastic, to glass, ceramic, or a combination of other materials as well. The shape accompanying these casino game chips is the round standard form for the lower denomination and the oblong form for higher denominations. These types of chips are usually very well detailed to confer the player the feeling that they can have a winning hand while holding those chips in their hands and betting with them.
- Ceramic chips are probably the most special types since they are harder in structure than china and are as well more expensive in case you want to purchase these ones for your poker parties at home.