No one poker game can exist without chips. You can choose chips with nominal and without it. And it is your own decision what chips to choose. It depends on the reason you buy them. If you like poker and want to play it with your friends at home it is better to buy cheap poker chips that are made of plastic and will be quite suitable for such situation. It is better to choose chips with nominal as it is easier to make stakes and to raise. You can play for money or just for chips.
And do not forget that poker set is one of the best presents for any poker admirer. A wide assortment of cheap poker sets will allow you to find something suitable exactly for you. There are also many different cases for such sets. You can choose among golden, silver, black and even pink cases. Also you can choose different quantity of chips: 100, 200, 300 or 500. It is recommended to buy big poker sets with 300 or 500 chips as it will allow you to play with more your friends. Small sets will be suitable for beginners who want to practice their skill. As such sets are cheap and will be great for 2 or 4 players.