Playable Cali casino cash sets

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Playable sets (w/ link to the chipguide, some pr0n and estimated quantities in circulation):

- Ace Hi Casino (Clearlake, Ca) - chipguide + info/pics right here

- Antique Rose Card room (chipguide + pics)
25c x 300​
50c x 100​
$1 x 300​
$5 x 300​
$20 x 400​
(all estimated)​
- Brass Elephant (chipguide + pics)
50c x 1000​
$1 x 600​
$5 x 900​
- California Bell Club (chipguide + pics)
25c x 140​
50c x 150​
$1 x 800​
$5 x 130​
$25 x 100​
$100 x 30​
(all estimated)​
- Camino Casino (chipguide + pics)
$1 x 1100​
$5 x 1700​
$20 x 700​
(All estimated from here)

- Casino Royale (San Bruno) (chipguide + pics)

- Crystal Park (chipguide + dedicated thread here, and high quality pictures here)

- Delta Club

- DOC's Card Room (chipguide + pics)
$1 x 300​
$5 x 400​
$20 x 200​
(All estimated from link above)​
- Dominic’s (chipguide + pics)
$1 x 390​
$5 x 390​
- Garden City (chipguide + pics)

- Giraffes (Sacramento) - credit to @JeepologyOffroad @kaimat for the count
25c x 400​
50c x 500​
$1 x 1400​
$5 x 500​
$10 x 400 or 500​
$20 x 500​
- Guadalupe Club (chipguide + pics)

- Hal-Mar Inn (chipguide, picture here)
50c x 125​
$1 x 320​
$5 x 270​
$10 x 82​
$25 x 98​
$50 x 18​
- Horseshoe Gardena

- Huntington Park (chipguide + pics, large set/estimated count credit to @The Nuts )
25c x 100​
$1 x 1050​
$2 x 688​
$5 x 700​
$20 x 772​
$100 x 107 (Primary)​
$100 x 60 (Secondary hotstamps, 40 pictured here)​

- Ivanhoe’s

- Joker's Wild (Santa Rosa, pictures here)
50c x 71​
$1 x 263​
$5 x 282​
$20 x 52​
- Lakeshore Inn (chipguide + pics)

- Mountain Club (chipguide + pics)
50c x 140​
$1 x 320​
$5 x 160​
$20 x 60​
(All estimated from link above)​
- Oceanside Card Club (chipguide)

- Placerville Card Room

- Rainbow Clubs

- Ramada Card Club (chipguide + some history here) - credit to @mattduck for the score/research!
$1 x 2,164​
$5 x 1,975​
$25 x 491​
$100 x 84​

- Santa Ysabel (chipguide, original sale thread)

- The Post (chipguide + dedicated gallery here)

- The Outpost Casino (San Ramon) (chipguide + pics, dedicated thread here)

- The Outpost Casino (Pacheco) (chipguide)

- Vineyard Casino (chipguide + some history here and really pretty shots here) - credit to @inca911 for the research!
$0.50 x 3,597​
$1 x 43,133​
$2 x 14,736​
$3 x 11,783​
$5 x 33,388​
$10 x 2,025​
$20 x 13,338​
$25 x 4,485​
$100 x 14,526​
$500 x 200 (estimation?)​

- Wilburs Players Clubs (chipguide + pics)

- Yosemite Inn

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Any other playable casino sets that should be added to this list? (to me a set is 'playable' if there are at least a combination of 3 denominations in existence available in quantity - if there is another widely accepted definition, please share)

How did these sets come about? I would love to hear their history!

Does anyone have a rough idea of how many of each denoms were released into the wild?

I you are an owner of a full Cali casino set, pictures are welcome :)

I apologize in advance if I have missed a similar thread in any other section of the forum.

Thank you all for your contribution!

PocketAces
 
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Minty Crystal Parks FTW!

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Garden City is another :tup:
Vineyard history is here:
https://www.pokerchipforum.com/threads/the-vineyard-casino-history-and-info.20015/

Also need to add the Sacramento coke giraffes to the list.
Horseshoe Gardena's. Pretty sure this was the biggest set out there.

https://flic.kr/p/2hJNFDR
The Post (Christy and Jones)
@GenghisKhan and @ovo both have a playable set.

Awesome thanks all for your contribution!
 

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Thanks all for contributing! I thought it was a productive afternoon :tup: I have updated the OP with the sets that were mentionned and where the info was available, the estimated count for each denom. Looking forward to reading more about Cali sets in this thread. Thanks again!

PocketAces
 

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My very small contribution to the counts (if you want) to let you estimate the quantities :

Lakeshore Inn 0.25 (both racks are for sale by the way)
The Post 0.05 x 1
The Post 0.10 x 71
The Post 0.25 x 1 (I had a full rack I sold to @Fleming if memory serves)
The Post 0.50 x 80
The Post 1 x 11 (all stamps have been scratched by the previous owner but one which is part of my sample set)
The Post 5 x 84
The Post 20 x 4
 

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I don't know if they qualify but the Horseshoe Club (Gardena) chips that were ordered, never put in use in the club and finally sold in the Las Vegas store. "Fantasy" chips have even been done with this design and sold later.
 

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