Casino Collectibles

Collectors target poker chips, tokens and other gambling items

AP Wire | 08/18/2005
TOM WILEMON
Associated Press

“GULFPORT, Miss. – Members of the Deep South Chip Collectors acquire poker chips, tokens and other gambling items for the memories and the thrill of owning something rare.

Thumbing through their collections is like spinning back the years to when casinos operated like speak-easies, or fast-forwarding to the age of corporate gaming.

…Other sought-after items include matchbooks, postcards and shot glasses – just about anything that bears a casino name or logo.”

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