Poker Chip Calculator

If you think you might need a few more chips, or you're looking to buy your first set of poker chips it helps to know how many you'll need for a good game.

Once you have your chips this calculator should help you work out a good distribution of chips for the initial buy-in.

Just fill in the number of players, how many chips you have of each color the value for each chip and how many chips each player will get.

The calculator will tell you how many of each color will be left after one buy-in and what the buy-in is.  If chips left goes red, you need to buy more chips! You can buy individual colors in sets of 50 at a reasonable price.

You can then print this page using your browser's Print option.

How many player's do you have: 

Chips of each
color in your set
Chip value Initial chips
per player
Chips left after
the buy-in
Chip     $ 0
Chip $ 0
Chip $ 0
Chip $ 0
  Total chips in set 0   0 0

The buy-in is $0

Running your own poker party?  Check out our guide.

There are many sets of chips available to buy online, often they come with everything you need: a metal case, some cards, a dealer button and, of course, the chips.

I wouldn't recommend getting less than 500 chips as they aren't that expensive and it's a pain to be making change all through the game.

300 chip set    500 chip set    750 chip set