Individuals who nevertheless have gambling chips from the Kansas Star Casino prior to it was purchased by Boyd Gaming have till Jan. 19 to turn them in.
The chips were changed Nov. 19 when the sale of Peninsula Gaming’s gambling properties, which integrated the Kansas Star, to Las-Vegas-based Boyd Gaming was finalized. The casino gave people that still have some of the original chips 60 days to turn them in for money or new chips.
Altering chips is normal under new ownership as part of rebranding efforts, said Scott Cooper, the Kansas Star’s general manager.
“I have under no circumstances seen an acquisition or merger or any alter in ownership that the incoming owner has not performed that. They usually alter it to the new corporation,” he stated.
Most people money in their chips prior to leaving the casino, but some take chips with them for many causes, which includes to keep as souvenirs, Cooper mentioned. They’ve no worth outside the casino.
The new chips possess a new style, but otherwise are produced of the similar components and are the very same weight as the old chips, he said.