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PURPLE CHIP [1 record]

Record 1 2006-12-15

English

Subject field(s)
  • Games of Chance
DEF

Five hundred dollars.

CONT

A nickel is $500. Typically used when referring to a size of a bet. A big nickel is $5000.

CONT

I guess I have to thank the Lord it's not a purple chip -- a $500 chip -- or a yellow chip -- a $1,000 chip.

CONT

Frank bets three nickels on the games he really likes.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Jeux de hasard
CONT

Jeton violet : 500$.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Juegos de azar
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