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Buying Poker Chips: Clay, Custom, And Casino Chip Sets

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If you’re in the market for poker chips, it’s a good idea to get the chip which best suits your needs. Poker chips come in varying weights and are made from different types of materials. The intended use should be the primary factor taken into consideration while making your poker chip purchase. Poker chips come in different sizes which are measured by weight in grams. The most popular chip used in casinos is the 11.5 gram chips which are 39mm in diameter. These poker chips are used for their pleasing weight and size, plus they are not the most expensive poker chips on the block. With the amount of handling and abuse poker chips suffer, casinos ...

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How To Build A Poker Table

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Are you interested in building your own poker table? There is an amazing sense of pride that comes from being able to tell your friends that you made, with your two hands, the table that they are sitting at. If you have ever used a tape measure, a saw or a staple gun, you can build a one of a kind poker table. Just a few simple tools, some wood and an idea of what you want it to look like are all you really need to get started. Before you can start your project, you need to have wood. A good choice is usually Red Oak, this is because it is a hardwood which ...

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How to Get Hired as a Casino Dealer

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Before you can get any job in a casino that requires you to handle money you will need to have a background check. If you have ever been arrested for any criminal activities no gamming commission anywhere in the country will license you to work in a casino. Assuming you have a clean record you will be required to register and complete one of the many authorized casino schools. These schools can be found scattered around the USA wherever you find legal gambling, but the largest amount of them can be found in the Nevada area. The length of the course depends on the game or games you choose to learn, but on average for one game ...

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How to beat the casinos with their own money – literally!

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No – you didn’t read the headline incorrectly. With a little patience and discipline you can take advantage of on-line casinos generosity and beat them, quite literally, with their own money. There are hundreds of casinos paying their trade on-line. It’s pretty much a standard feature of every one offering new customers a monetary incentive to open an account with them. These monetary incentives are generally either a: fixed amount of money – for example $100 match bonus – the casino matches the amount of your initial deposit percentage amount – they’ll add a percentage amount on top of your initial deposit Some of the new account incentive offers are very good indeed. Obviously, the casino is adding the ...

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Custom Poker Chips

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Casinos have long been using custom poker chips for their clients playing pleasure. Custom chips are not only for gazing upon, the customization serves a purpose. When a casino opts for customized chips, they are not only branding the chip to their establishment, they are also protecting themselves from thieves. The type of chips used, which are usually clay composite chips are nearly impossible to duplicate in themselves. Adding customization to the poker chips makes them a much more secure playing option, which thwarts most of the would-be chip counterfeiters. The cost of these secure chips is a little more expensive. However even with the increased cost, the combination of the higher end composite chip plus ...

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