When you play poker at home it is very important to have the right poker chips set. An outstanding poker chips set serves 2 purposes. Firstly it makes playing more fun, but secondly it is a mark of class. Just like any other status symbol the kind of set that the host of the poker game uses is a sign of their prestige.
For instance if you produce a set of plastic chips you are telling your fellow players, that you are not really interested in poker and you are not planning on hosting any more games. A composite poker chips set will look a little better and brand you as someone who has something of an interest in poker but also thinks of saving money on his poker chips set. Your ultimate statement would be a set of Paulson clay poker chips, embossed with a custom image. This tells all your gaming friends that you are passionate about poker and only the best poker chips will do for you and your elite friends. It is true that a poker chips set will speak reams about a person.
After you decide what kind of poker chip set you want, the next thing to decide is what kind of case you want your chips in. If you're going to keep your chips at home, then you may want to go with a beautiful mahogany display case with sliding drawings, lush green melt and a glass top so you can always look at your little beauties. If you'll be carrying your chips around, then you'll want a poker chip set with a carrying case.
There are two types of cases you're likely to find for a poker chip set. These two are aluminum and wood. Wood may look a little better, but for durability, aluminum is the way to go. At this point you're just looking for something that will get your chips from point A to point B without damaging your chips. Wood cases can chip and crack, but you've got to beat an aluminum case pretty dang hard to get it to buckle.
So you have the right chips and case for them, now you just have to make sure your poker chip set has everything you need for the game. It should include; poker chips, 2 decks of cards, a dealer button and dice. The dice are not as important as the other things.
Now that you have your poker chip set and case ready to go you can start hosting poker games with your gaming buddies. You can hone your skills but while you are doing this do not forget to have fun and enjoy this wonderful game.