Sometimes men can be the hardest people to buy gifts for. It can be difficult to think of something they will really love and which is not boring like socks or a new tie! One really great idea is a poker set. This is something that can be enjoyed by all age groups and can be taken on trips as they are generally supplied in a nice storage tin or case. You can also make the gift a little more special by having the poker set personalized.
What Sort Of Poker Set Is Best?
There are a variety of different poker sets on the market of varying shapes and sizes. The one you choose will probably depend on what the recipient will be doing with it. If it is likely that the set will remain in one place, such as a games room or club house at their home, then you may like to choose a larger set which is not very portable but is enough for several players to use. These are often very similar to professional poker sets. Or if you recipient travels a lot for business then it might be best to buy a travel poker set that he can take with him to entertain himself and his work buddies when they are out of town. These can also be used on bus rides and flights to while away the hours.
Look For Quality Chips
While it is possible to add poker chips to the kit at a later date, it is best to get everything at once so it all matches and fits in the same storage case. That is why you should try to buy whatever kit has the most chips and is within your budget. However, do not sacrifice quality. Poker chips tend to be made from one of three materials – plastic, clay composite or metal composite. Clay are among the best and it is what you will see in Casinos as they are thick and durable. However, these are not always easy to find in poker gift sets. Metal chis are the more common for home players, but quality will vary between manufacturers so be sure to make a comparison to find the best value for your money. Plastic is not recommended as it is easily broken.
Choosing The Personalization
When it comes to personalizing the gift, you have a couple of options. The majority of poker sets come in a metal or wooden case. This can be engraved with your chosen message or even just the recipients name. Alternatively, you could order custom poker chips with a photo or their name on them although this will be more expensive.