PCF's favorite casino Blue chip (dollar) (semifinal)

Which blue $1 chip is your favorite?

  • Oceanside CC CA

    Votes: 24 23.3%
  • King's Casino CA

    Votes: 11 10.7%
  • Lakeshore Inn CA

    Votes: 15 14.6%
  • Paris LV

    Votes: 10 9.7%
  • Sam's Town LV

    Votes: 12 11.7%
  • Flamingo LV

    Votes: 31 30.1%

  • Total voters
    103
  • Poll closed .

pltrgyst

Straight Flush
Supporting Member
Joined
Mar 29, 2013
Messages
8,179
Reaction score
9,974
Location
Lakewood Ranch, FL
Agreed -- only reason the Paris $1 is highly regarded is because it's readily available for cheap, and is generic enough to fit in many lineups (re-labeled or as-is).
Or if your wife was born in Paris, it's your favorite city on Earth, and you relish the connection with a Las Vegas casino.

That casino having your favorite place to eat in Vegas, Mon Ami Gabi, doesn't hurt either. :cool
 

Solanthos

High Hand
Joined
Jun 10, 2019
Messages
53
Reaction score
44
Location
DFW, TX
I'm not - and I don't think BG is - putting anyone down who loves the Paris $1 chips for sentimental or personal reasons. And I definitely wouldn't put down Mon Ami Gabi. :)

I'm just saying, for someone voting objectively, and out of those 6 chips, the Paris is the least interesting based on looks.
 

upNdown

Straight Flush
Joined
Aug 8, 2016
Messages
7,770
Reaction score
7,508
Location
boston
I'm not - and I don't think BG is - putting anyone down who loves the Paris $1 chips for sentimental or personal reasons. And I definitely wouldn't put down Mon Ami Gabi. :)

I'm just saying, for someone voting objectively, and out of those 6 chips, the Paris is the least interesting based on looks.
It's way out of it's league up there.
 

pltrgyst

Straight Flush
Supporting Member
Joined
Mar 29, 2013
Messages
8,179
Reaction score
9,974
Location
Lakewood Ranch, FL
It's way out of it's league up there.
Simplicity can be beautiful, and it comes in many forms.

To me, the spots on all three chips in the top row are like lipstick on a pig. Ill chosen in that the spot colors don't work together, nor do they complement (or compliment) the base color.

Oceanside: Yeah, I've always wanted chips with telephone numbers instead of the city name. Spot colors chosen by a vision-impaired four-year-old.

King's: Washed-out powderpuff blue, with a teeny-tiny graphic element shoehorned in as an afterthought.

Lakeshore: Inlay a fifth-generation xerox of a design done by Ben Franklin.

Sam's: It's a hot-stamp. Kinda like voting for the VW Beetle as car of the year -- in 2020.

Now, the Flamingo is a classy and well-designed chip.

YMMV, and obviously does. :cool
 
Last edited:

Coyote

Full House
Supporting Member
Joined
Jan 28, 2018
Messages
2,948
Reaction score
3,849
Location
Athens, Greece
The asymmetric nature of the Flamingo tilts me to no end.
The Sam's Town is beautiful, but being hot-stamped instead of inlaid, is like having six double carburettors instead of multi-point injection (the comparison with the single carburettor air-cooled boxer of the Beetle was unfair):D.
My vote goes to Paris. Classy and classic, and using only blue and white leaves a lot of room for many kinds of 5s.
 

joepro

3 of a Kind
Joined
Nov 6, 2014
Messages
643
Reaction score
626
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Great choices! I chose the King's Casino because of its' shaped inlay and in spite of the 5 Kings.
 

guyfleegman

Flush
Supporting Member
Joined
Mar 20, 2018
Messages
1,784
Reaction score
2,420
Location
Annapolis
Yeah.
Who likes Leaded, shaped, textured quarter pies with a red denom anyway?
 
Top Bottom