Intro

It’s the most stressful time of the yeaaa…. errr, most wonderful! Yes… that’s it! With the holidays mere days away, nothing says “I care about you” like a really fantastic present, right? Maybe you’re on Santa’s “Nice” list, and you’re one of those goody two-shoes who did all their shopping ahead of time. Bravo, seriously. But chances are, you’re still stuck stressing and procrastinating over coming up with some bomb-ass pressies.

Finding the right gift gets even more complicated when it’s for that special poker lover. Ask any poker player what the perfect holiday poker gift is, and they’ll say flopping the absolute nuts in a four-way pot, or nailing top set against a drunk whale. Look, we can’t help you there, but we can come close.

So whether you want to go all-in on that baller gift, invoke a bit of bankroll management with a smaller present, or just stuff that stocking, we’ve got you covered with this handy poker holiday gift guide has you covered. From the shark to the fish, to the rec to the pro, this poker holiday season, we’ll help you “make it rain” in the snow. Happy holidays, y’all.

Ballin' on a Budget

Waterproof Playing Cards

Waterproof playing cards

For the spilly player in your life…even if it’s you. Ever wanted to play poker in Vegas? Now you can!

Shuffle up and Deal for $23.63

Playing Card Coasters

playing card coasters

Extended “quality” time with the entire family during the holidays is never particularly easy… so that’s why holiday cocktails are a thing! So take the edge off your Uncle’s politically incorrect ramblings with a good stiff drink, and keep that poker table clean with these marble playing card coasters.

Drinks are me for $49.95 (Get it? Ugh, moving on.)

Poker Chip-Embedded Whiskey Glasses

 

Poker chip embedded whiskey glassThe obvious follow-up to coasters is drinking glasses. Up the ante and the bar for your favorite poker player this holiday season with this super-unique whiskey glass with an embedded poker chip.

Get Glassy & Classy For $9.86

Bluffer King Phone Case

Bluffer king phone case

Obnoxious? Maybe. Hilarious? Absolutely. This phone case is the perfect mid-tier gift for that poker-loving family member, friend, or work colleague you got stuck with for secret Santa.

Get Bluffed for $20

Campfire Poker Set

campfire poker set

A poker table doesn’t need to be on your screen or in a casino; try a campfire casino with this outdoor travel set.

Aces Roasting on an Open Fire for $39.00

The Professor, the Banker, and the Suicide King

The Professor, the Banker, and the Suicide King book

An all-time classic that every poker player should read at least once. Without spoiling too much, it features a self-made billionaire playing the highest stakes in the world against some of poker’s greatest players, including Doyle Brunson and Phil. It’ll give them something to read on their flight to Macau…

Read It for $19.10

Poker Stocking Stuffers

Poker Chip PopSocket: Swappable Grip for Phones & Tablets

Poker Chip PopSocket: Swappable Grip for Phones & Tablets

Hold your phone comfortably as you multi-table NL50 and watch the latest HCL hijinks at the same time.

Get A Grip for $11.99

18K Gold-Plated Poker Earrings

Earings with the ace of spades and ace of hearts on them

Got a passion for fashion? As far as I’m concerned, poker and style go hand-in-hand (and earring-in-ear).

Accessorize for $9.99

Poker-Themed Socks

custom poker socks

As a kid, getting socks for Christmas was the modern-day equivalent of a lump of coal. As an adult, however, socks are a serious score, especially the weird, funky kind. So why not get some poker-themed socks for the card lover in your life?

Be a sole mate for 9.99

Custom Deck Of Cards

Custom deck of cards with an add your design ability

The perfect opportunity to make use of that embarrassing college photo. Who doesn’t want to see their ugly mug as they get sucked out on the river?

Be a Deck for $15.96

Donkey Spinner Decision Maker Poker Card Guard

Donkey Spinner

This poker card guard doubles as a great gift for new players and a gag gift for that all-too-serious grinder. When pushed to a decision at the poker table, let the donkey in you decide.

Make a decision for $17.99

Electronic Handheld Poker Game

Handheld poker game

The tagline for what is essentially a handheld “Jacks or Better” video poker game is: “What happens in Vegas” can now happen anywhere you wander. I’m not sure that’s accurate, but this 5-in-1 poker game has an old-school charm certain to win over some old-school poker players.

Game on for $15.95

Shot Caller Baller

Earrings Aren’t Enough

Ball the f*ck out with this chain that even your favorite SoundCloud rapper will be envious of.

Make if Chain for $389.40

LED Poker Table w/ Built-in Card Shuffler

LED Poker Table w/ Built-in Card Shuffler

Budget? Never heard of it. Chances are, if you’re cool with dropping almost a stack of high society on a new table, you’re not exactly sweating the small stuff. So get LIT this holiday season and turn that degen gambling den into a space where your friends can be happy to dump their chips to you.

Light It Up for $7,999.00

CONCLUSION

Call us elves, Santa’s little helpers, or your Christmas miracle, because-admit it–we just took your poker holiday shopping to the next level. Ditch the gift cards and go for real playing cards.

 

Cover Photo Credit: Nikolai Mamashev

Nikki Sin

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Nikki Sin

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Nikki Sin is an author, podcaster, burgeoning poker player, and founder of pop culture website thenikkisin.com. Sin does not enjoy long walks on the beach, pińa coladas, or getting caught in the rain, but she does enjoy winning money.
Nikki Sin is an author, podcaster, burgeoning poker player, and founder of pop culture website thenikkisin.com. Sin does not enjoy long walks on the beach, pińa coladas, or getting caught in the rain, but she does enjoy winning money.