The history of the poker chip is unknown, but it is said that early members of Alcoholics Anonymous spent many hours playing poker in clubhouses across the nation.
The poker chip, then being readily available seemed a natural fit as a way to recognize different lengths of sobriety.
Poker chips are used by many groups to signify a "desire" to stop drinking, or a length of sobriety.
Each chip features the letters "AA" are stamped on one side. The reverse of each chip is blank.
A full set of Poker Chips (11) includes one of each of the following: White, Red, Green, Blue, Yellow, Purple, Lt Blue, Pink, Black, Orange, and Burgundy.