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SCANDIA & THE OTHER SIDE OF eBay

In my restless pursuit of eBay auctions offering fantasy chips w/o full disclosure, I sent a message to the following dealer. She immediately responded saying she was unaware that the chip was not from a real casino and said she would withdraw it. I thanked her for her honesty but said she might get something for it if she sold it as a fantasy chip. This is her response. It implies that she got "taken" by someone else. But it shows that there are honest people out there who will respect information.

------- Forwarded Message Follows -------
From: "Kathy Gilling" <kgill@webzone.net>
To: "Travis H. D. Lewin" <thdlewin@law.syr.edu>
Subject: RE: SCANDIA CASINO
Date: Thu, 3 Sep 1998 14:27:07 -0500
Importance: Normal

Knowing what I now know, they seem kind of worthless.
I can't imagine why anyone would want one. I guess I got
taken, but there is no point in carrying this any further.
Based on this and a couple of recent experiences on ebay,
I think I am through with casino chips. I will stick to
collecting ashtrays.

- Kathy

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Travis H. D. Lewin [mailto:thdlewin@law.syr.edu]
> Sent: Thursday, September 03, 1998 2:47 PM
> To: Kathy Gilling
> Subject: RE: SCANDIA CASINO
>
>
> Didn't mean for you to have to pull it; they are neat chips--just
> wanted to be sure that you knew they weren't from an existing casino.
> These chips have been offered many times on eBay and a few dealers
> will not reveal that they are fantasy chips, even when told about
> them. On behalf of the CC&GTCC club, thanks for your honesty.
>


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