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Color Up

  1. Verb

    To exchange chips of low denomination for chips of a higher denomination.

    EXAMPLE: "My local cardroom stopped allowing people to color up at the table. They were getting a lot of complaints about the fact that coloring up slowed the game down, and if you make racks available it shouldn't be a problem to just take your chips to the cage and color up there."

    APPLIES TO: Land-based Venues

    SYNONYMS: Chip Up

    RELATED TERMS: Cage, Color Change, Fill, Rack

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