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House Chips

  1. Noun

    Chips or money supplied by a casino or cardroom for use by certain house players who do not risk their own money during play; chips representing a bankroll supplied by the casinos or cardroom rather than an individual player's bankroll.

    EXAMPLE: "I try not to play against anyone using house chips. I find it more difficult to get a read on an opponent who has nothing to lose."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

  2. Noun

    Chips minted for use in a particular casino or cardroom.

    EXAMPLE: "There are a lot of really nice designs on some house chips, so I can understand why there are some people who collect them."

    APPLIES TO: Land-based Venues

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