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An intelligent casino chip system. At least one gaming table is provided with at least one discrete player area. Two classes of intermingled gaming chips are accepted in the discrete betting area. Each gaming chip of the first class has a first transponder containing at least value information. Each gaming chip of the second class has a second transponder containing value and class information. The computer system determines the values from each class of chip and the class information from the second transponder.