MASHANTUCKET, CT – Foxwoods, the world’s largest casino, is replacing their 49
different sets of gaming chips with new discs embedded with radio-frequency
computer chips and individual serial numbers.
There are 2 million new computerized chips placed into play since the opening of
the MGM Grand at Foxwoods last May. They are similar in design to the old chips
with Foxwoods on one side, and either MGM or the WPT World Poker Room logo on
the other. If you have held on to the old Foxwoods chips, they cannot be
redeemed after January 31st. They will become little more than collector's
"Tracking the chip gives us a better idea of customer ratings at the table and
also assists in chip inventory," said Jackie Mason, director of casino
accounting operations at Foxwoods. Needless to say it cuts back on
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