Chips Values and Colors 

Standard Poker

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White - $1
Red - $5
Orange - $10
Yellow - $20
Green - $25
Black - $100
Purple - $500
Maroon - $1,000

Common Poker Chip Values and Colours

In Tournaments and Cash Games

Poker Chip Values

White - 25
Red - 50
Orange - 100
Yellow - 500
Green - 1,000
Black - 5,000
Purple - 10,000

The Basics of Poker Chip Values and Colors

Players use them in home games, cash games, and major tournaments around the world.

Sizes in a Home Game

Chip Values and Stack

If you’re looking at hosting a home game with friends, there are a few things to keep in mind. 

A Look at Major Tournament Chip Values

The World Series of poker can serve as an example of tournament colours and values. The annual event is the biggest spectacle in poker.

In 2018, it was Illinois’ John Cyn who took home the championship gold bracelet. He also walked away with $8.5 million after capturing all 393.8 million chips in play. 


John Cyn

In Europe, poker chips follow rules similar to those in the U.S. However, many properties also work in colored "plaques" for larger denominations.

Poker Chip Colors in Europe and U.S

Binion's Horseshoe

Chips can be distinctive and feature logos. They can also celebrate significant events or people. Binion's Horseshoe is the birthplace of the World Series of Poker.

Chips remain an essential part of poker