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Kem Plastic Playing Cards Review

8 April 2008, By: Pokerjunkie.com
User Review: Kem Plastic Playing Cards - Submitted by Mike Rocco

Kem Plastic playing cards are widely regarded as the finest playing card that the world has to offer. They are made from cellulose materially. These cards are also very easy to clean because of the surface of the playing cards. During the Main Event Kem?s with a backing of Binions Horseshoe Casino are used and they are quite the specimen to watch on TV, to think that the same cards that Doyle and Chan use are offered on ebay is quite a feat. I mean can you buy Shaq?s underwear over the internet I don?t think so.

Pros:

Right when you open your first pack of Kem plastic playing cards it is an amazing experience it is like looking at your baby for the first time and I am serious, when these cards are brand new you will have the best shuffle of your life. The cards are beautiful the face cards and the ace of spades look great. The plastic feels really good as you slide the cards across the felt it feels like you are playing in a casino ( even though I haven?t ever been in one hehe.), but I can only imagine The great thing about these cards is that the last for quite a long time, and if you lose a card you can send in an order from that very deck, for only 25 cents per card that?s pretty cool. There is no doubt that these babys are great, however nothing is perfect.

Cons

Allthough these cards have much upside, the downside is right their along with it too. As the motto says that these cards will last a life time they won?t however they do last about 4 months of extensive play, that is not bad. Is that really worth the price of 25 dollars for two packs that choice is up to you. After a while the cards begin to stick together and become pointless in playing with the logos also scratch off after time.

 

Conclusion

Without a doubt if you want the most realistic feel of a casino these are the cards for you, they have the best shuffle, the best feel, and the best faces.

 

User Comments:

 

Posted by rivmaker on Feb 27, 2005 - 12:02 AM
My score: 5

best part about them are they can't be marked nearly as easily

Posted by kraz3azn123 on Mar 07, 2005 - 07:24 PM
My score: 5

washable, last alot longer even after constant play, and can get replacement cards through the mail.

Posted by TheOneMatrix on Mar 23, 2005 - 09:56 PM
My score: 2.5

how can u get replacements through the mail? would u have to pay for it? seems kinda tedious just for replacements for cards :\

Posted by tedh7 on Mar 28, 2005 - 07:05 PM
My score: 5

i have seen them and they seem nice but idk where to get them

Posted by saballa1212 on Apr 03, 2005 - 12:23 AM
My score: 5

im not a big fan of kem cards they slide and are smaller then normal cards.

Posted by dueceswild_3 on Apr 04, 2005 - 10:24 PM
My score: 5


kem card are so polished that it can cut my fingers!

Posted by Raiser on Apr 06, 2005 - 08:00 PM
My score: 4

Yeah my friends have plastic cards and I really found it very nice. It gives more style to the game even if it's not a priority that cards are made of plastic. They slide well on tables compared to others. I recommend it even if it costs more.

Posted by Static on Apr 07, 2005 - 11:00 PM
My score: 5

i just bought a couple decks of theses kem's plastic playing cards. theses cards are so awesome they have the best shuffle and it feels so good when you shuffle them.they are waterproof,washable.they arent cardboard or paper so they are very hard to rip. the only downside to these cards are they are expensive. unfortunantly they have been bought out by another card company.

Posted by xreed on Apr 11, 2005 - 04:14 AM
My score: 5
I've seen a 2 deck pack of Kem for about $13. Anyway, these are exceptional cards and whenever I have the money I'll buy a deck of these from a specialty shop nearby rather than getting a Bee deck from Walmart.

I've had these cards last 3-6 months, but usually no more than 6.

Posted by yodoha on Apr 16, 2005 - 04:06 AM
My score: 2

25$ for 2 decks is really expensive. Also i dont like the way they look from the picture. I would honestly prefer to buy a different pack of cards from the ones shown in the picture.

Posted by MeanGreenEugene on Apr 17, 2005 - 04:05 AM
My score: 5

These cards are worth the money. Even if you play with a $3 set of Bicycle cards, you'll probably end up replacing them so many times that the life cycle cost of the Kem cards is still better. Don't look at the sticker price, think of how many hands you'll be able to deal them compared to a typical deck.

And that's saying nothing about how much more pleasant they are to use.

They're worth the money. If you plan to play more than one poker game, they're worth the money.

Posted by AsianChexMix on Apr 23, 2005 - 11:46 PM
My score: 5


I think KEM is just more expensive for its brand name. I got two decks of 100% plastic cards and they work fine.

Posted by rj_riggs69 on Apr 28, 2005 - 07:59 PM
My score: 5


far & away the best playing cards ever......well worth the price!!!

Posted by money4matt on Apr 30, 2005 - 01:10 PM
My score: 3.5

These cards are very nice. Almost enjoyable to shuffle, and deal, even nice to fold. Not worth the price of the cards. I would rather pay less for almost the same thing.

Posted by Holdem75 on Mar 29, 2008 - 09:49 PM
My score: 5
I am a big fan of plastic playing cards and always looking for the best quality. I searched for plastic cards on ebay and bought 2 decks of Shark plastic cards. They claim to be better quality and lower price vs all the good brands. I was skeptical, but i received the cards and they are the best i have played with. Just thought i would pass this along and see if anyone else has used that brand.. Link is
www.sharkplasticcards.com or just search for shark plastic cards on ebay..
Interested in hearing from others who have heard of or used Shark cards.
-HoldEm

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