To start with, probably most of you know that $2 chips are used in the game of poker. You can find $2 casino chips at $2/$4 limited poker games. Having $2 chips makes it easier for dealers because it reduces the amount of $1 chips that are on the poker table. $2 chips are also used for a poker game’s rake.
For some, the favorite term for a $2 chip is called a drop chip. Some people also claim that $2 chips have popped up in $1/$2 poker cash games. For some, they believe having the $2 chip in a $1/$2 cash game can be inconvenient. Some players prefer to play with $1 and $5 chips.
Based on our research this week, there have been more specialty casino games that reportedly have used $2 casino chips as well. In casino history, there were $2 blackjack tables back in the day because dealers would needed half the chips according to Robert Pardue on The Chip Board.
“I don't have any info about the past, but the new GVR $2 that was recently approved, was created specifically for Pai Gow. I was told this directly by the cage supervisor & pit supervisor over their Pai Gow tables.”