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What are "casino" poker chips?

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Ever since poker chips have been available for home poker players to purchase and use there have been retailers touting their product as "casino poker chips".  Are these all casino quality chips?  What are casino poker chips?I do realize that there may be a large percentage of home poker players that have never stepped foot in a real casino or poker room, so they may not be fully aware of what a true casino poker chip is like.  So, I will try to explain what you will find and then will provide some sort of clarification in regards to what...

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How are golf ball markers used?

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How are golf ball markers used? You may have seen custom ceramic golf ball markers before.  These are ceramic chips that can be fully customized with photos, text, artwork, or anything else you can think of.  They can include golf club logos, tournament or event information, family photos, contact information for businesses, silly "inside joke" pictures or phrases, coupons for rounds of golf, and much more.  But, you may not be familiar with golf ball markers and aren't really sure how they should be used when you are out playing golf.  When you find you and your golf partners all...

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How to design your custom drink tokens

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As a bar owner or manager, you have decided to purchase custom drink tokens.  Whether to sell to your customers or give out as a marketing promotion, you want the tokens to look great and have the feel of your bar. You don't want to have an extremely plain drink token that doesn't fit the style of your bar.  With custom ceramic poker chips, the customization is unlimited so you should make full use of the possibilities.  So, how do you do that?The fastest way, and possibly the best way, to do this is to search around for designs that...

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Wedding Poker Chips

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We are often tasked with creating custom poker chips for weddings.  Most of the time, people always assume that these are used only as wedding drink tokens.  However, there are several other uses for these chips.  Let's take a look at a few of these:1.  Bachelor/Bachelorette partiesEveryone needs some sort of reminder of the night to celebrate the bride-to-be or the groom-to-be. While not everything from those nights may not need to be saved, a small set of poker chips is a perfect way to commemorate the party.  ​2. Groomsmen giftsSimilar to bachelor party gifts, these are generally larger sets of poker chips...

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Custom Military and Law Enforcement Challenge Coin Poker Chips

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Challenge coins are traditionally a small metal coin that includes a military insignia.  The term "challenge coin" comes from when these are used to prove that the holder of the coin is a member of that organization when challenged. However, there are many other uses. Service members in foreign countries such as Afghanistan or Iraq have used them to hand out to locals - whether law enforcement, military or civilian.  The coins are also used with service members visit other organizations.As the popularity of challenge coins grows many people are realizing the cost of custom challenge coins. A 1.75" coin...

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