There are many treasured items that can be collected when visiting a casino today. The best, of cause is casino chips. It’s good to collect as many of them as possible. The reason is that the casino will always buy them back form you anytime you like, which is very nice of them. You can also keep individual chips and develop a collection of them. You could collect one from every casino you visit or maybe expand on it by collecting one from every casino in Las Vegas or Atlantic City.
Today, there are a little over 900 casinos operating across the US. That number includes commercial, Indian and riverboat casinos.
Besides chips you could also collect dice, stir sticks, match books or playing cards. There are also people who collect room keys, pens, and even napkins from casinos. All these items are inexpensive and can be obtained, sometimes free, by asking a pit boss for a deck or when you sign up at the casinos rewards desk ask for a deck. One item no longer collected is ash trays. Casinos use to put their name on them, but they no longer do that, so they are no longer collected. You can still find some old ash trays in antique stores and on ebay.
Owning a deck of cards that was played in a specific casino would make a great little gift for someone back home. That deck could have won a great deal of chips for someone previously. That deck might also bring some fond memories of a great casino visit as time goes by. So the next time you visit a casino look around and see if there is some little item you might want to start collecting.
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What are casino chips really worth? A $1 chip from the old late 1930s gambling ship off the California coast, the S.S. Rex, is worth almost $400 today.
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