Chips or money supplied by a casino or cardroom for use by certain house players who do not risk their own money during play; chips representing a bankroll supplied by the casinos or cardroom rather than an individual player's bankroll.
EXAMPLE: "I try not to play against anyone using house chips. I find it more difficult to get a read on an opponent who has nothing to lose."
APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues
Chips minted for use in a particular casino or cardroom.
EXAMPLE: "There are a lot of really nice designs on some house chips, so I can understand why there are some people who collect them."
APPLIES TO: Land-based Venues