Originally Posted by RogueRivered
Oooh, I like this idea best so far. Imagine getting to sit there and look at all the gold and silver you have won! That would be awesome and a good motivator to win more.
Yeah, it is sweet to have a little reminder of all the hours I spent playing. While I do buy the shiny metals with my own money, I always save up to buy 1 oz. gold Maples and only buy the 1/4 oz with winnings so I know exactly which part of my little pile came from poker.
To quote Fast Eddie Felson, "Money won is twice as sweet as money earned."