Five Unusual Poker Chip Sets
When looking for poker chips, either for personal use or as a gift for a poker enthusiast, there are actually many more choices than the usual plastic poker chips that are seen in stores. There are many various kinds of poker chips and they differ in weight, feel and design. The choice of pokers chips is mainly a matter of taste. Here are 5 unusual poker chip sets that would be perfect both for serious and casual players.
U.S. Marines Seal Commemorative Poker Chip Set
Some poker chips were designed to pay tribute to a person or to an institution. This set dedicated to the U.S. Marines. This is perfect as a gift for a Marine, both active and retired, who likes to play poker in his spare time or for anyone who is simply looking for an unusual set of chips. The logo of the U.S. Marine is prominently displayed on the face of each chip. There are also chip sets dedicated to other branches of the military such as the Army and Navy. These are made from high quality materials so they will definitely last for a long time. It’s easy to envision marines on deployment huddled around a table playing poker during down time with the WSOP (World Series of Poker) on the TV.
Mahogany Poker Chip Set
The mahogany in the name of this set pertains to the beautiful wooden case which is made of mahogany and not because the chips themselves are made of wood. The case is actually the main attraction of this set. It actually looks more like a cigar humidor than a poker chip case. This is a very elegant set and is perfect to be given as a gift to someone who appreciates the finer things in life. This is a set that is not for everyday use but for those special occasions with friends to enjoy a good game and probably some fine wine and cigars.
Harley Davidson Poker Chip Set
The Harley Davidson set is perfect for a free spirited person with an adventurous lifestyle. The lacquered wooden case of this set features the eagle logo of the famous motorcycle maker. The chips are made of a clay composite material and it comes with two decks of matching Harley playing cards.
Ben Franklin Poker Chip Set with Laser Graphics
This set contains fantastic looking chips with the face of Benjamin Franklin on them. The laser graphics on the chips make them sparkle in the light when they are tossed around in the table. This is actually a very sought after set. It feels the same way as chips used in casinos but they are much cheaper. The set comes in a beautiful acrylic case.
Customized Poker Chip Set
For truly unique poker chip sets, customized ones can be made. With customized chips, the color, design and material of the chips can all be chosen to create the perfect set. A simple monogram of initials or even full names can be added. This can make a wonderful, personalized gift.