Casino Chip Collection

Mo & John’s Casino Chip Collection

Our Casino Chip Collection

We’ve Traveled and Gambled Together since 1986 – Playing in approximately 250 Casinos (so far)

John & Mo, Las Vegas 2006

Mo & John's Casino Chip Collection
Casino Chips from our travels – 46 States and 9 Provinces

Oh how we love Road Trips and Casino Adventures! We are avid Blackjack Players, and John loves to hit it big at Roulette too. Our favourite past time is turning Red Chips into Black Chips ~

Mo & John's Casino Chip Collection
LOL! John was happy at the Imperial Palace

Over the years, sometimes our wins were so big….. We had no where to put the money! Hah!

Mo & John's Casino Chip Collection
1986 – Sundowner Reno

OUR CANADIAN CASINO CHIPS

ALBERTA

  • EDMONTONPalace Casino West Edmonton Mall
  • ABS Casino (now Casino Edmonton)
  • Casino Yellowhead
  • CALGARYCash Casino
  • Calgary Tower Casino

BRITISH COLUMBIA

  • RICHMONDRiver Rock Casinoa guest of ours gave us this one – thanks Paul Lang!

SASKATCHEWAN

Regina Sandstorm
Dragon Boating – Regina Saskatchewan
  • Bear Claw Casino
  • Painted Hand Casino
  • REGINACasino Regina
  • MOOSE JAW – Golden Nugget Casino (now Casino Moosejaw)

MANITOBA

  • WINNIPEGClub Regent Casino

ONTARIO

  •  SAULT STE MARIE  – Sault Ste Marie Charity Casino
  • THUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay Charity Casino
  • NIAGARA FALLSCasino Niagara
  • PORT PERRYGreat Blue Heron Casino
  • WINDSOR Casino Windsor
  •  Northern Belle Casino 
  • ORILLIACasino Rama
  • TORONTOCanadian National Exhibition

QUEBEC

  • MONTREALCasino De Montreal
  • HULLCasino De Hull

    NOVA SCOTIA

  • HALIFAXHalifax Casino
  • SYDNEYSydney Casino

OUR AMERICAN CASINO CHIPS

COLORADO

John Cripple Creek
John in Cripple Creek
  • CRIPPLE CREEK – Womacks Legends (renamed Century casino)
  • Double Eagle
  • Gold Rush
  • Diamond Casino
  • BLACK HAWKFitzgeralds
  • Isle of Capri
  • Ameristar
  • Riviera Casino
  • Golden Mardi Gras
  • The Lodge Casino

CONNECTICUT

  • MASHANTUCKETFoxwoods Casino
  • UNCASVILLEMohegan Sun Casino

FLORIDA

Mo, John, Guy and John Powell
Florida 2001
  • Sterling Casino Lines (Nov 2001)

IOWA

Iowa
John at the Riverboat Casino, overlooking the Mississippi
  • SLOANWinnavegas Casino
  • MARQUETTEIsle of Capri
  • COUNCIL BLUFFS Harrahs
  • Horseshoe Casino
  • OSCEOLA Terrible’s Lakeside Casino

INDIANA

  • HARRISON COUNTY – Caesars Riverboat

LOUISIANA

bourbon street
Here we are on Bourbon Street
  • NEW ORLEANSHarrahs (Nov 2002)

MISSOURI

  • CARUTHERSVILLECasino Aztar 
  • KANSAS CITYHarrahs
  • Ameristar
  • Isle of Capri

MICHIGAN

John Parker Poker Winner Brimley Dec 4, 2015
John Parker – Bay Mills Poker Champ Dec 4, 2015
  • SUTTONS BAYLeelanau Sands Casino & Lodge (Apr 2016)
  • Leelanau Sands Casino ChipPETOSKEYOdawa Casino (Apr 2016)
  • Petoskey Odawa Casino ChipKeweenaw Bay Casino
  • CHRISTMASKewadin Casino
  • BRIMLEYBay Mills Casino
  • BARAGAOjibwa Casino Resort
  • Kings Club Casino
  • HARRISIsland Resort
  • HESSELKewadin Casino
  • MANISTEELittle River Resort
  • MANISTIQUEKewadin Casino
  • MARQUETTEOjibwa Casino
  • MOUNT PLEASANTSoaring Eagle
  • WILLIAMSBURGTurtle Creek
  • SAULT STE MARIEKewadin Casino
  • ST IGNACEKewadin Casino
  • WATERSMEETLac Vieux Desert Casino
  • TRAVERSE CITYTraverse Bay Casino

MINNESOTA

Northern Lights Casino
Northern Lights Casino
  • WALKERNorthern Lights Casino
  • TOWERFortune Bay Casino
  • SHAKOPEECanterbury Park Card Club
  • MAHNOMENShooting Star
  • CASS LAKEPalace Casino
  • CARLETONBlack Bear Casino
  • ONAMIAGrand Casino Mille Lacs
  • PRIOR LAKEMystic Lake Casino
  • HINKLEYGrand Casino
  • ROBINSONVILLEGold Strike Casino
  • RED WINGTreasure Island Casino
  • DEER RIVERWhite Oak Casino

NEVADA

1993 – John at the Newest Vegas Casino, The Excalibur – the largest hotel in the world at the time. 4,200 Rooms
  • ELKOGold Country
  • Red Lion
  • CARSON CITYCarson Nugget
  • BATTLE MOUNTAINThe Owl Club
  • BOULDER CITY Gold Strike Inn (Destroyed by fire – now Hacienda)
  • LAUGHLIN – Riverside Ramada
  • Pioneer
  • Golden Nugget
  • Edgewater
  • Colorado Belle
  • Flamingo Hilton (now Aquarius Casino)
  • LOVELOCKSturgeons
  • PRIMMPrimm Valley Casino
  • JACKPOTCactus Petes
  • Horseshu Hotel & Casino
  • Casino 93 (now Barton’s 93)
  • SPARKSPlantation (1987 – 93 now Rail City casino)
  • MESQUITEOasis Resort
  • Players Island (open 1996 by Merv Griffen – now CasaBlanca Resort)
  • Virgin River
  • Casa Blanca
  • Eureka
  • RENO – Circus Circus
  • Diamonds Casino
  • Fitzgeralds (1976-08 now vacant)
  • The Gambler (Was Eddies fabulous 50’s, closed 09 now concert house)
  • Riverboat(1988-98 now apartments)
  • Silver legacy
  • Sundowner (1976 – 02  now condos)
  • Hilton
  • Comstock (Hotel is still there, but Casino is now an Antiques Mall)
  • Virginian (1988 – 97 now vacant)
  • Eldorado
  • Nevada Club (1946 – 97  now Harrahs)
  • Cal Neva
  • Flamingo Hilton (open 78 as Sahara, 89 Flamingo, 02 Golden Phoenix closed 09- now Montage Condos)
  • Sands
  • Holiday (now Reno Ramada)
  • Eddies Fabulous 50’s (1987-89 now concert house)
  • Holiday Hotel (closed 1998 – now the Siena)
  • LAS VEGASSams Town
  • Treasure Island
  • San Remo (Now Hooters)
  • Fremont
  • Vegas World (1979 – 95  now Stratosphere)
  • Harrahs
  • Lucky Lady
  • Golden Nugget
  • Sahara Casino (1952 – 2011 now SLS Hotel & Casino)
  • Imperial Palace (now the Linq)
  • Bourbon Street (demolished 2009 – now empty lot)
  • Four Queens
  • Plaza
  • Excalibur
  • Casino Royale
  • Hacienda (1955, demolished 96, now Mandalay Bay)
  • Flamingo Hilton
  • Silver City (1974, demolished 99, now Strip shopping centre)
  • Barbary Coast (1979, name change 07 – Bills Gambling Hall & Salloon)
  • Las Vegas Club
  • California
  • Stardust (1958 – demolished 07 – to be Echelon Place)
  • Sands (1952 – demolished in 96 – now the Venitian)
  • Arizona Charlie’s
  • Pioneer Club (1942 – 95  now a souvenier store)
  • Dunes (1961 – demolished in 93 – now Bellagio)
  • RIO
  • Alladin (1966, demolished 98 – now planet Hollywood)
  • Mirage
  • Osheas
  • Fitzgeralds
  • New York New York
  • Ballys
  • Boomtown (name change 97 – Silverton)
  • Horseshoe Club (name change 08 – Binions Gambling Hall)
  • Luxor
  • MGM Grand
  • Maxim Casino (1977 – site of the infamous shooting death of rapper Tupac Shakur 96) – closed 01 – now Westin Casaurina)
  • Hilton
  • Hard Rock
  • Tropicana
  • Frontier Casino (1942, demolished 07 – to be Resort Plaza)
  • Monte Carlo
  • Stratosphere
  • Casarina
  • Bellagio
  • Golden Gate
  • Wynn
  • Paris Casino
  • El Cortez (one of the oldest casino-hotel properties in Las Vegas having continuously operated at the same Fremont Street location since 1941)
  • Mandalay Bay
  • Hooters Casino
  • The Venetian
  • Orleans
  • Riviera Casino
    LAKE TAHOE Harrahs
  • Horizon
  • Harveys
  • Nugget
  • Hyatt
Mo and John in Virginia City
Mo & John in Virginia City
  • VIRGINIA CITYBucket of Blood Saloon
  • Delta Saloon
  • WENDOVERPeppermill
  • Rainbow
  • State Line (closed 02 – now Montego Bay Casino)
  • Red Garter Saloon
  • Silver Smith Casino (now Montego Bay)
  • WELLS4 Way
  • WINNEMUCCA Winners
  • Red Lion Casino (now Winnemucca Inn)

MISSISSIPPI

  • BILOXIIsle of Capri
  • Palace Casino Resort
  • Beau Rivage
  • Grand Casino
  • Boomtown
  • Treasure Bay
  • Imperial Palace
  • Casino Magic (damaged by Katrina – closed since 2005)
  • GULFPORT – Grand Casino (damaged by Katrina – now vacant)
  • Copa Casino (damaged by katrina – now Island View Casino)
  • TUNICABallys
  • Sheraton
  • Horeseshoe
  • Grand Casino
  • Sams Town
  • Hollywood
  • Harrahs
  • VICKSBURGRainbow
  • Ameristar
  • BAY ST LOUIS – Casino Magic (damaged by Katrina – now Hollywood Casino)

NEW JERSEY

Atlantic City
John on the Boardwalk
  • ATLANTIC CITY
  • Ballys
  • Caesars
  • Resorts International
  • Trump Plaza (Closed Sept 16, 2014)
  • Taj Mahal (Closed Oct 10, 2014)
  • Tropicana

NEW YORK

  • VERONATurning Stone
  • HOGANSBURGMohawk Casino

NORTH DAKOTA

  • FORT YATES – Prairie Knights Casino (The only Casino we’ve been to that had a “No Tipping” Policy)
  • BEL COURTTurtle Mountain Casino
  • NEW TOWN4 Bears Casino
  • ST MICHAELSpirit Lake Casino

SOUTH DAKOTA

South Dakota
Mo in front of Crazy Horse Memorial
South Dakota
John in front of Mount Rushmore
  • DEADWOOD – $5 Maximum Blackjack Bet?
  • Mineral Palace
  • Midnight Star (Owned by Kevin Costner)
  • Miss Kitty’s
  • Bodega
  • Goldbergs
  • BB Cody’s
  • Deadwood Partners
  • Saloon # 10
  • Bullock Hotel
  • 4 Aces
  • Hickocks
  • Silverado
  • Gold Dust
  • Franklin Hotel
  • Wildwest Winners
  • Cousin Jacks
  • Wild Bill Bar
  • Big Jakes Cardroom

WISCONSIN

  • BOWLERNorth Star Casino
  • BARABOOHo-chunk Casino
  • CARTER – Potawatomi Northern Lights Casino
  • BLACK RIVER FALLSMajestic Pines Casino
  • CRANDONMole Lake Casino
  • ODANAHBad River Casino
  • NEKOOSARainbow Casino
  • GREEN BAYOneida Casino
  • HAYWARDLac Courte Oreilles Casino
  • LAC DE FLAMBEAULake of Torches Casino
  • KESHENAMenominee Casino
  • TURTLE LAKE – St Croix Casino

September 4, 2018 – A guest gave us a Harley Davidson Casino Chip from Kansas! ❤️

February 2018 – my newest Chip from Mexico

Feb 2017 – The Hard Rock Punta Cana

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Punta Cana Casino Chips

  • PUNTA CANA – The Tower Casino (Mar 2016)
  •  Flamboyam Casino (Mar 2016)
  • Hard Rock Hotel & Casino (Feb 2017)

MISC CHIPS

  • LONDON ENGLANDVictoria Casino
  • CAIRNS AUSTRALIA The Reef Casino
  • ALICE SPRINGS AUSTRALIA Lasseters Casino
  • Nordic Empress Cruise
  • Nordic Empress Casino

Mesquite, Nevada 1989 ~
Oh we laughed hard when we heard a Gambler say at a Blackjack Table:

“I spent 35 Thousand Dollars learning how to play Blackjack, and now, if you can believe it…… My wife wants me to quit!”

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