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rdw4potus
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March 22nd, 2017 at 12:45:29 PM permalink
"So as the clock ticked and the day passed, opportunity met preparation, and luck happened." - Maurice Clarett
Doc
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March 22nd, 2017 at 1:57:48 PM permalink
Quote: PokerGrinder

Ok maybe I'm blind but I don't see any chips with Harrahs Southern California on them.


Obviously, the person that I directed to that MoGH page was able to find the chip and post the image above. Perhaps the explanation is that since I was specifically responding to a question from rdw, I just posted a link that only worked properly for him and not for you. Maybe?



;-)
rdw4potus
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March 22nd, 2017 at 2:01:09 PM permalink
Quote: Doc

Obviously, the person that I directed to that MoGH page was able to find the chip and post the image above. Perhaps the explanation is that since I was specifically responding to a question from rdw, I just posted a link that only worked properly for him and not for you. Maybe?



;-)



It's that western Canadian education system. Don't know they're in the west, can't read websites...:-)
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March 22nd, 2017 at 3:10:30 PM permalink
Ya know, I'm really glad that the chip collectors around here are good friends, go out to dinner together, sometimes coordinate their travel plans, etc. I'm glad because in a heck of a lot of the threads on this forum, these kinds of friendly barbs lead to blowups, over-the-top arguments, followed by suspensions and such. It's really nice to be able to have some fun here!
PokerGrinder
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March 22nd, 2017 at 4:41:34 PM permalink
I have no idea how I missed that chip. I swear I looked twice and didn't see it. In my defense I assume I only looked at the one side of the chip and not the one that had the new name on it. I do enjoy the fact that we can rib each other and nobody gets there panties in a bunch.
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alphastorm
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March 22nd, 2017 at 5:21:25 PM permalink



anyone know where this chip is from?
PokerGrinder
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March 22nd, 2017 at 5:57:35 PM permalink
It looks like your standard gift shop chip.
You can shear a sheep a hundred times, but you can skin it only once. Amarillo Slim Preston
alphastorm
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March 22nd, 2017 at 6:44:13 PM permalink
crap, so it's not worth anything. What is the most valuable chip?
Ayecarumba
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March 22nd, 2017 at 7:12:30 PM permalink
Quote: alphastorm

... What is the most valuable chip?



By face value, many large casinos carry 25k chips but I think the largest is $100k


By collector value? I don't know if there are rare specimens worth more than $100k.
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March 22nd, 2017 at 7:42:04 PM permalink
I have no idea what is the most valuable, only that it doesn't belong to me. Most of the ones in my collection are worth no more than face value and some perhaps less.

In terms of high face values, I made a little joke when I posted my $1000 chip from Casino Arica. (That's a thousand Chilean pesos.)

If you scroll down on this page , you can see the Bellagio chips valued at $25,000 and $100,000, and those are U.S. dollars.

Many of the highest​ value script, particularly from European casinos, are plaques, which look much different from the chips/cheques posted in this thread. On that MoGH site, you can search for the Casino de Monte Carlo, scroll down the page then click to expand the section on plaques. Some interesting stuff there, including gaming plaques produced for use by one specific patron.

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