poker chip


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n poker chip a small disk-shaped counter used to represent money when gambling
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In literature:

His careless hazarding of poker-chips had caused her to be fearful of his general money sense.
"Merton of the Movies" by Harry Leon Wilson
President Harding saw the twenty, raised it to thirty, and sent out for more poker chips.
"My Discovery of England" by Stephen Leacock
It may be a joke, but the people think you are playing for real stones, using gun wads as they've seen poker chips used.
"The Man From Brodney's" by George Barr McCutcheon
On the ground beside them were his shell necklaces broken up to furnish poker chips.
"Two Little Savages" by Ernest Thompson Seton
We kick the poker board high above the trench, cards and chips flying in all directions.
"Private Peat" by Harold R. Peat
But there were no poker chips in front of Fat Joe that night.
"Then I'll Come Back to You" by Larry Evans
In this country cattle are like chips in a poker game.
"Steve Yeager" by William MacLeod Raine
She had cut her teeth on a poker chip, and drunk her milk from a champagne glass.
"Just Patty" by Jean Webster
It happened to be the poker chips this time.
"Children of the Tenements" by Jacob A. Riis
At Miss Cullen's suggestion we three had a second game of poker, but with chips and not money.
"The Great K. & A. Robbery" by Paul Liechester Ford

In news:

Party Poker, the world's largest site, decided to cash in its chips.
A poker dealer handles chips at the Magic City Casino in Miami Nov 9, 2011.
THE CEO of the online gambling company Full Tilt Poker cashed in his chips Monday as he surrendered to the FBI to face new charges of operating an international Ponzi scheme that defrauded customers out of $350 million.
Twelve horseshoe pitchers drew numbered poker chips to determine partners and after the pool play games on Saturday, 8/2, half of them made it to the playoff round.
Poker chips on a table.
To most women, poker night is something out of a Grade-B horror movie, with a bunch of guys sitting around a table eating chips, belching beer, spewing profanities and filling the room with cigar smoke.
Gregory's Jonathan Seelbach among World Series of Poker chip leaders as money bubble nears.
Seven of the world's best poker players have pulled their chips together to fight the World Poker Tour.
Budding superstar Greg Merson takes chip lead at World Series of Poker.
Poker chips on a table.
Posts Tagged ' poker chip set.
Now is your chance to win $20.00 in free chips at the Poker Hut poker room.
If you picture a round of poker , the stakes are high, the tension is thick and depending on how the cards are laid will determine who holds all of the chips, right.
That's what I tried to explain to my husband the other day when he arrived home to discover me dealing out small piles of Wheat Thins as if they were poker chips.

In science:

We consider the Independent Chip Model (ICM) for expected value in poker tournaments.
The Independent Chip Model and Risk Aversion
In models of poker tournaments where all players have “equal abilities” and “equal opportunities,” the probability a player finishes first equals the fraction of the total chips in play that he or she holds.
The Independent Chip Model and Risk Aversion
Although skill is naturally incorporated into these models, neither would be appropriate late in a poker tournament when the number of chips held by a player’s opponents becomes a critical factor in both determining the player’s expected winnings and deciding on the optimal play in each hand of the tournament.
The Independent Chip Model and Risk Aversion
Although it did not arise from any model for the movement of chips from player to player, this model is often used by serious poker players for analysis of the late stages of tournaments.
The Independent Chip Model and Risk Aversion
In our context of poker tournaments, W will be expressed as a fraction of the chips in play and can take on only finitely many values.
The Independent Chip Model and Risk Aversion