Reno, Nevada: Giant Poker Chips

Near Reno's street-spanning "Biggest Little City" sign is a sculpture of three stacks of big poker chips made from concrete and glazed porcelain mosaic by artist Eileen Gay.
Address:
E Commercial Row, Reno, NV
Directions:
Corner of Commercial and Virginia streets, very close to the Biggest Little City sign.
Admission:
Free
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Giant Poker Chips

Located at the intersection of Commercial and Virginia streets and very close to the iconic Biggest Little City sign. Created as a public art project titled "In The Chips: Fate, Luck & Magic" by Eileen Gay. Colorful mosaic titles look like stacked poker chips. The stacks are of differing heights, and each one features a different scene on top, with tiny name plates on the rim of the top chip.

[Meg Zorn, 10/06/2013]

Doubles as public seating in downtown.

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