Any quality poker table tops?

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Hey everyone,

I have limited space for a poker room in my house. I have a big pretty big dining room table but don’t have any space for a nice separate poker table. I’ve been looking for a quality table top that could work nicely but I haven’t seen ANY! Plenty of threds with some awesome custom table builds. I didn’t exactly get an A in woodshop, so that’s not really an option for me.

Any ideas?

Thanks
 

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One of my games is running in different locations, and in some cases, we cannot install a proper poker table.
That's why I was also looking for a high quality poker table top:
  • foldable
  • dealer tray
  • betting line
  • no speed cloth

the best I could find was this:
255668


It costs me 58€, which is a great deal in my opinion.
 

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One of my games is running in different locations, and in some cases, we cannot install a proper poker table.
That's why I was also looking for a high quality poker table top:
  • foldable
  • dealer tray
  • betting line
  • no speed cloth

the best I could find was this:
View attachment 255668

It costs me 58€, which is a great deal in my opinion.
Same one I’m currently using. $99 USD
 

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Interesting, that one claims to be over an inch thick. I wonder if that is TOO thick... most that you find online are something like 1/8" thick. I believe the PCF ones from the group buy were 1/4", which seems like the sweet spot. I'm in the market for one of these as well, but it's probably best if I just wait til the next group buy this summer.
Yeah I know. I think it's a typo, should be 0.12, ~3mm.
 

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If you have a non-standard size table, it’s going to be hard to find a commercial topper that fits well. I tried to find a company (including ones which make custom gaming/mousepads) to make me one at my unusual table size, without success. In the end, I am very happy with the following solution I came up with for my dining room table (which is about 97" x 39", with angled corners). Steps:

* Bought a roll of 1/4" Volara closed-cell foam. 3-4 yards should not cost more than $50-$80.

* Bought four yards of the fabric I wanted (an outdoor, waterproof dark blue fabric from Joann’s).

* Laid the foam on the table, and used thick magic marker to trace the outline underneath.

* Cut the foam to fit the table.

* Used 3M #77 spray adhesive (outdoors) to lightly coat the foam.

* With help from a friend, laid the fabric on the adhesive-coated foam.

* Put the topper on the table to spread out any air bubbles, and covered it with books overnight.

* Trimmed the fabric so it hangs down about 4-6" around the edges.

* On the reverse side, I did the same thing but with a faux leather fabric, again from Joann’s, to prevent the foam from sticking to the table and add a little more padding.


* Trimmed this to the exact size of the foam.

All done! This sounds like a lot of steps, but it is really very simple. Once I had the materials, it took less than 45 minutes, apart from the books sit-in on it overnight.

If removing the topper between games, I prefer to hang it via grommets on a wall in the basement, but it can be loosely wrapped into a large tube if necessary. Best not to wrap it too tightly, as the foam can become creased if bent too much for too long.

Especially with a full table, the combination of elbows, chips, card protectors, phones, etc. block most of the edges, making it difficult to pitch a card off the edge. With the waterproof fabric, I don't have to worry about drinks spilling, etc. The stuff I got has a light texture which allows the cards to move but makes the surface feel more like “felt.”

I like it so much, and it is so durable, that I often just leave it on between games. The one thing to be mindful of is not to leave heavy objects with sharp edges on it for a long, e.g. something like a hammer, because you can get dings. The foam will rebound from most types of pressure, but not if you leave the wrong thing there for 24 hours or more.
 

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If you have a non-standard size table, it’s going to be hard to find a commercial topper that fits well. I tried to find a company (including ones which make custom gaming/mousepads) to make me one at my unusual table size, without success. In the end, I am very happy with the following solution I came up with for my dining room table (which is about 97" x 39", with angled corners). Steps:

* Bought a roll of 1/4" Volara closed-cell foam. 3-4 yards should not cost more than $50-$80.

* Bought four yards of the fabric I wanted (an outdoor, waterproof dark blue fabric from Joann’s).

* Laid the foam on the table, and used thick magic marker to trace the outline underneath.

* Cut the foam to fit the table.

* Used 3M #77 spray adhesive (outdoors) to lightly coat the foam.

* With help from a friend, laid the fabric on the adhesive-coated foam.

* Put the topper on the table to spread out any air bubbles, and covered it with books overnight.

* Trimmed the fabric so it hangs down about 4-6" around the edges.

* On the reverse side, I did the same thing but with a faux leather fabric, again from Joann’s, to prevent the foam from sticking to the table and add a little more padding.


* Trimmed this to the exact size of the foam.

All done! This sounds like a lot of steps, but it is really very simple. Once I had the materials, it took less than 45 minutes, apart from the books sit-in on it overnight.

If removing the topper between games, I prefer to hang it via grommets on a wall in the basement, but it can be loosely wrapped into a large tube if necessary. Best not to wrap it too tightly, as the foam can become creased if bent too much for too long.

Especially with a full table, the combination of elbows, chips, card protectors, phones, etc. block most of the edges, making it difficult to pitch a card off the edge. With the waterproof fabric, I don't have to worry about drinks spilling, etc. The stuff I got has a light texture which allows the cards to move but makes the surface feel more like “felt.”
Wow, sounds great! Would love to see some photos
 
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