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Top 5 Recommended Playing Cards to Buy

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Need to stock up on playing cards? Find the best options here, whatever your budget or style.

1. KEM Plastic Cards

These 100% plastic playing cards are probably the best in the business. Made of cellulose acetate, you can play with these for years without needing to replace them. They're even washable, so if they get sticky or dirty during a raucous game of cards, you can wipe 'em off and they'll be good as new.

2. Vegas Casino Playing Cards

These are simply Bee Brand playing cards that have been used in play in real casinos from the Bellagio to Caesar's. The casinos round the corners so you can't slip them back into play, but it won't affect the play in your game. A good, cheap option that adds some panache to your table.

3. Copag Plastic Cards

This 2-deck set is made of PVC plastic and is a great choice. While a little pricier than vinyl-coated cards, these plastic cards are a good deal among the ranks of plastic cards and will last through night after night of play.

4. Official World Poker Tour Playing Cards

If you're hosting a tournament at home, make it seem authentic by picking up a pair of these decks. Dealing out the cards with the World Poker Tour logo on the back, you'll feel one step closer to the pros.

5. Fun, Novelty Playing Cards

If you're looking for a less official and more fun note to your poker game, try one of these top picks for novelty playing cards. Great for gifts, too!

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