Use of poker chip sets in casinos and home poker rooms
The poker chips are an integral part of poker and without them the gambling cards game wouldn’t feel complete. This accessory appears to be in the shape of a small disk of varied colors. The different colors denote a value and are used instead of real money.
Each chip sets are now designed uniquely and have impressions or initial on them so that it can be identified in the casino rooms and are not faked. Unique sets are designed in casinos in order to prevent counterfeiting of chips. A few methods used for them marking to be unique include molded patterning, ultraviolet markings, providing distinctive colored markings etc.
By providing unique and exceptional imprints or markings on clay poker chips in casinos can help them to avoid frauds like counterfeiting which would lead to great losses. Usually genuine casinos chips are made of clay a few of the casinos also use ceramic chips.
If you want to setup a home poker room then you can easily install one after purchasing the basic accessories in poker which include poker chip sets. The chips that you use for home poker rooms need not meet the same quality as of in casino and need not have to be identified or made unique, as at home you play poker with your friends and relatives and are played for the sake of entertainment and hence there would very rarely occur any frauds while you are playing at home.
You can also gift chips and chips cases, especially the popular Texas Holdem poker chips, to people who wish to set up a poker room in their home and such gifts would mean special. There are a lot of them available in the market of different make and quality and to set up a full fledged poker room in your home you can purchase the essential poker accessories to accomplish your needs for playing poker at the comfort of your home with your friends and relatives.
In casinos you usually require large number of chip sets to gamble as you can find a lot of people playing the game where they are willing to stake huge amount of money, hence standard sets have about 300 to five hundred pieces. You can also find more than 500 hundred pieces in huge casinos and game rooms and the number can hit up to 1000 pieces.
Most of the casinos use poker chips that have unique identification marks hence cannot be interchangeable or transferred and can only be used in the concerned casinos. Playing over the poker table with these sets of chips adds to the ambience of the game and you would feel very incomplete while playing poker without these essential accessories which constitute the replica of real money.
You state the amount of bets in each of the betting round by placing the poker chip sets over the table and hence the value of each denomination is calculated to determine the total amount of your stakes. Since chips can be easily handled while staking they are very convenient to use in place of real money.