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  1. Election Day Casino Chips

    Casinos have hopped on the Election Day bandwagon over the years too. Not to be left out, the Four Queens had issued these two $5 limited edition chips back in 2000 during the Bush vs. Gore presidential race. They only produced 1107 of each of these chips as shown by the "LTD 1107" marking on the chips. Casinos don't usually produce these odd numbers, but from the date of the election just below this mark, you can deduce that the quantity of 1107 reflected the date of the election ...
  2. The Story of the $25 Sammy Hagar Hard Rock Casino Chip

    The Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas has long been known for hosting some of the world's top musical groups at The Joint, their 4,000 seat showroom. To commemorate these special appearances, the casino will produce a series of limited edition casino chips. These chips are highly collectible and, to accommodate the demand from casino chip enthusiasts and dealers, the Hard Rock will publish release dates when buyers can purchase a limited number of chips fresh out of the box. This is usually done ...
  3. Las Vegas Halloween Casino Chips

    Halloween is just around the corner, and for some casinos, this means it's time to produce limited edition chips designs specifically for the holiday. While Nevada Gaming no longer authorizes casinos to produce limited edition chips in the $1 denomination, casinos can still produce $5, $25, and $100 chips geared towards the casino chip collecting community. The $1 Halloween chip below was produced by Mahoney's Silver Nugget in North Las Vegas back in 2001 before the law changed.

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  4. The Story of the Playboy Casino Chip Find

    This is the story of my $2.50 Playboy Casino chip.

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    Do you ever wonder where casino chips go once the property no longer needs them? Casinos get rid of chips either because they've replaced/updated their house rack of chips, have sold to another owner, or have just closed their doors. Each state has laws in place dictating what must be done with old chips. For example, in Nevada the chips must be destroyed, and in Washington they can be sold as ...
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  5. The Story of Caesars Palace and the 25th Anniversary Chip

    In 1991, Caesars Palace celebrated their 25th anniversary. To commemorate the milestone, they came up with the novel idea to produce a limited edition $25 casino chip. Their hope was that patrons might decide to keep the $25 chip as a souvenir upon visiting the property. Since the chip would cost Caesars less than a dollar to design and produce, this venture might even turn a profit.

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    They decided to produce 50,000 chips -- all in the $25 denomination ...
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