Unique poker gift ideas

Are you looking for the perfect gift for a poker player? If someone you know loves to play poker, whether they’re a seasoned or casual player, there are plenty of poker-related gifts on the market that they’ll probably enjoy. Here are my picks for some unique gifts for poker players.

1. Poker Books – Whether you’re looking for a beginner’s manual or a book on how to improve strategy, there are numerous books available online or in bookstores that any poker lover would enjoy reading. Some of the best picks from various sites include:

– Internet Texas Hold-em: Winning Strategies from an Internet Pro by Matthew Hilger

– Harrington on Hold’em Volume I: Strategic Play

– Phil Gordon’s Little Green Book by Phil Gordon

– David Sklansky’s Theory of Poker

– Winning Low-Limit Hold’em (2nd Edition) by Lee Jones

– Hold’Em Poker for advanced players (Advance Player) by David Sklansky

– Zen and the Art of Poker: Timeless Secrets to Transforming Your Game by Larry Phillips

2. Poker Chips: A wide variety of chips are available, at an equally wide variety of costs. If you are shopping for a true poker lover, ceramic or clay poker chips may be a good choice. Ceramic poker chips are casino chips.

The graphics on these chips are actually part of the chip. Clay poker chips are quickly becoming the most popular choice for chips. They have a distinct feel and sound, which is softer with a more solid sound. Also, they are not slippery like composite chips, which makes them stack better. Paulson’s poker chips have a distinctive look and feel. These chips are authentic casino chips used by many casinos around the world including Bally’s, Bellagio, Caesars Palace, Excalibur, Harrah’s, Mandalay Bay, MGM, Mirage, Monte Carlo, New York New York, Paris, Riviera, Treasure Island. , Tropicana, Venetian and Wynn. You can also choose to customize your own chips with hot stamping, labels or full color chip graphics of your local casino logo.

3. Poker Chip Boxes and/or Trays – There are a multitude of poker chip boxes and trays on the market, from cheap plastic trays to outrageously expensive sets. Cases are often made of acrylic, vinyl, aluminum, leather, or wood. Acrylic or aluminum attached cases are an inexpensive option, however if your poker player has clay chips or more expensive collectible chips, you may want to purchase a better quality case. You can also choose between chip boxes of different capacities, with the possibility of storing between 100 and 1000 chips. There are a variety of styles of wooden poker chip cases to choose from, including custom cases made to your specifications. Poker cases can include chip trays or shelves that can be used to protect and store your poker chips, or can be removed to stack players’ chips at the poker table.

4. A poker table – If your poker player is serious about their game, they can enjoy their own poker table to add to their gaming experience at home. Options range from $30 portable tables that simply sit on top of existing tables (like your dining room table) to dedicated poker tables that cost hundreds to thousands of dollars.

5. Dealer Button/Card Sleeves: Having a dealer button is essential to playing Texas Hold ‘Em Poker. This is a cheap way to improve your games. In Texas Hold’em, a dealer button is used to designate the theoretical dealer of a poker hand. Dealer buttons often resemble a large poker chip (or hockey puck) and have the word ‘Dealer’ written, stamped, engraved, or etched on one or both sides. They can be quite elaborate and cost up to $100. A plastic dealer button can be purchased for a few dollars and many poker chip sets come with a button included. You can also buy “big blind” and “small blind” buttons.

A card protector (card protector) is usually a large or unique poker chip or paraphernalia that is placed on top of hole cards to “protect” them from being picked up by the dealer or another player. Poker card sleeves make a unique gift and personalized sleeves make them one of a kind.

6. Card Shuffler – An automatic card shuffler shuffles one or two full decks of cards into one. Automatic card shufflers are fairly inexpensive ($10 to $25, typically), making it another great gift for budget-conscious shoppers.

7. Video Poker Games: Want to play some poker on your Playstation, Xbox, or Nintendo? Check out these poker video games that are fun to play and make great gifts for poker fans. Some favorite selections are: World Championship Poker 2; 2K6 World Poker Tour; World Series of Poker; o Stacked with Daniel Negreanu.

8. Subscribe to a poker magazine

9. Poker glasses and plates

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