Wednesday, October 29, 2014

New issue chips for The Linq

The Linq Hotel & Casino has released their own rack of chips on October 29th of 2014.  All Quad chips have been removed from play.

History of Property
It was the Flamingo Capri when Ralph Engelstad purchased the decaying property in 1971. He added buildings and a casino and reopened it a year later. In 1979, he renamed it the Imperial Palace.  Caesars acquired the Imperial Palace for $370 million in 2005.  After 33 years as the Imperial Palace it became The Quad Resort & Casino on December 20th of 2012.  As of October 30th of 2014 it is known as The Linq Hotel & Casino

Same center inlay designs on all denominations

This was the retired design

Friday, October 10, 2014

Sands $1 casino chip for sale

A Sands $1 Las Vegas casino chip from the 1970's is for sale at our ChipWorx WebStore.   Chip was barely used in like new condition.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Pioneer Club 25 cent chip sold for $355.77

A New Pioneer Club 25 cent Las Vegas casino chip from the 1950's sold for $355.77 on October 7th of 2014

Thursday, October 2, 2014

New issue Palace Station $2 poker chip

Palace Station in Las Vegas has issued a new $2 poker chip.  It was released in September of 2014.  At this writing the chip is hard to get as the poker dealers are using them as drop chips for the table rake 

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Revel sold to Hard Rock?

A Canadian asset management company won a bankruptcy court auction for the failed Revel and announced plans to re-open it as a casino. Toronto-based Brookfield US Holdings LLC will pay $110 million to buy the 2-year-old casino that cost $2.4 billion to build, adding it to casinos it owns in Las Vegas (Hard Rock) and the Bahamas (Atlantis).

Atlantic City's Revel closed at 6am on September 2nd of 2014 after failing to find a buyer. Revel opened on April 2nd of 2012

Update November 19th, 2014: Brookfield Asset Management is abandoning its plan to buy the former Revel in Atlantic City,