Large Plinko

From: $59.00

Our middle sized Plinko game is the most popular rental! Label the bottom of the board with point values or with prizes (Win a Raffle Ticket, Win a Free Drink, etc.).  Make sure to check out the Regular and XL size too!  If you want more info on this game before deciding to book it, CLICK HERE.

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Large Plinko

The large size is our most popular size, as it stands 5.5 feet tall by 2 feet wide. To give you an idea, its about as tall as the average woman!

Plinko Chips × 3

These little disks are the perfect size to trickle down your Plinko board!  You will receive 3 in total.

Delivery Set up & Teardown – optional

There are 3 portions to the Delivery Charge:

  1. Set up & Teardown: $20 fee per game
  2. Fuel Charge:  Entering Delivery Address in Checkout and it will add on a Fuel Charge of $2.50/km
  3. Obstacles: Possible extra charges for Delivery Obstacles (stairs, parking issues, etc).  Find out in checkout.

Description

Drew Carey & PlinkoPlinko is a classic game taken from the popular game show called “The Price is Right”.  It began with Bob Barker in 1983 and then  Drew Carey took over the show 30 years later.  Over the years, people started making their own Plinko boards to have at Fundraisers.  Growing up, the Owner of Jack of all Spades named Carrie used to religiously race home to watch The Price is Right at 11am each day, and Plinko was always her favourite game to see.  Then fast forward to 2007 when Carrie attended her friend’s Stag & Doe, and her favourite game that they had there was the Plinko.  It was this experience that inspired her to start her own business and you could say that Plinko started it all!  She loved it because of how simple it was, and that no skill was required.  You dropped a chip and watched it trickle down – that was it!  She also loved that every spot could be a winner, so even when she technically lost and did not win something big, she still got a raffle ticket.  This is a crowd pleaser that is fantastic at Stag & Doe’s, other Fundraisers, kids parties, and even at Casino Nights!

This Large Plinko size is our most popular size to rent – it is not too big, but not too small.  Just perfect!  It fits into any vehicle and everyone can reach it, no matter how short or tall.

Dimensions

Here are the dimensions of this product:

  • Weight = 30lbs
  • Height = 66.5″
  • Width = 24″
  • Depth = 5″

When can I Pick this up?

After booking your rentals, you can CLICK HERE to book your Pick up Time and HERE to book your Drop off Time.

How to Play using Prizes

We have some recommendations that will help you understand how this game is played.  We supply you with 3 chips per Plinko game, but you do not need to use all 3 per round if you don’t want to. Make them as enticing as possible so that people will try many times, not just once. Here are some ideas:

  • Win 1 Raffle Ticket (tape an actual raffle ticket to the particular spot)
  • Win 1 Grand Prize Ticket (tape it to the board)
  • Win an Arm’s Length of Raffle Tickets
  • Win 1 Penny Sale Ticket Sheet
  • Win a Drink Ticket (tape an actual drink ticket to the particular spot)
  • You Lose (although it is fun for every spot to be a winner – your choice)
  • Go to Penalty Box for 1 Minute
  • Free Putt at Golf
  • Get Another Plinko Chip
  • Win a Shot or Jello Shooter
  • Get a Kiss from the Bride
  • Win a Prize off Prize Table

Plinko - using PrizesThe good news for you, is that we provide you with a template to print out, based on the size of Plinko you chose.  Once you order the Plinko and pay for your order, you will see the template is emailed to you to download.  So just print that out, and eventually tape it to the bottom of the board.  Customize it however you want, or use our suggestions sent in the email.  It is just a simple spreadsheet but it is the exact dimensions of the bottom of your board.

How to Play using Point Value System

An alternative way to run the Plinko is to label the spots a point value, such as what you see below. Then after people drop 1, 2, or 3 chips, they can add up their scores. You could say that if you got 20 points, you would win a Free Drink for example – look above for some more examples of prizes to be won. The reason we labeled two spots 0 points below, is to give the illusion that the middle spot is the hardest to get. That is what they do on the Price is Right!  Note that all spots are equally easy/hard to get, so there is no real strategy:

  • 5 points
  • 10 points
  • 0 points
  • 50 points
  • 0 points
  • 10 points
  • 5 points

Plinko - Using Point Value SystemThe good news for you, is that we provide you with a template to print out, based on the size of Plinko you chose.  Once you order the Plinko and pay for your order, you will see the template is emailed to you to download.  So just print that out, and eventually tape it to the bottom of the board.  Customize it however you want, or use our suggestions sent in the email.  It is just a simple spreadsheet but it is the exact dimensions of the bottom of your board.

How to PROFIT with This Game

We have some excellent tips on how to profit with this game, if you are using it at a Fundraiser. We suggest that you charge your guests $2 for one chip or $5 for 3 chips.  You can either label the bottom with prizes to win, or you can make each spot a point value (see 2 tabs above this one). You can up the price a bit if you have an amazing gift to give away. All of the spots are equally hard to get so do not make the mistake of making the middle spot “win $100”! On the Price Is Right, they make both spots on either side of the middle spot Zero points, which makes people believe that the middle is the hardest to get. We send you a template for labeling the bottom of the board when you book.

What Kind of Vehicle do I need?

We have highlighted what NOT to bring in Red as we doubt it will fit, and we highlighted our recommended vehicle(s) in Green.   Of course this is only a guideline but we are just giving you our honest opinion based on what we have seen over the years.  We do this day in and day out, so have a really good idea at what will work:

  • Compact Car
  • Large Car (through trunk, put seats down)
  • Small SUV
  • Large SUV
  • Pick up Truck
  • Minivan

How to Prepare for Pick up

We have highlighted in Green what you may want to bring with you so that you are well prepared.

  • Bungee Cords
  • Tie-downs
  • 1 Blanket
  • 2 Blankets

How Heavy is this to Transport

A common question is to ask how heavy a product is, so that people know how many others they may need to bring to help lift this into their vehicle.  With this product, one person is all you need!  It is fairly light weight so you should be fine.

Plinko's History - Price is Right

CBS said,

“The game’s name is simpler than you might think. When Bob Barker unveiled the newest addition to The Price Is Right family on Jan. 3, 1983, he also revealed how they came up with the name. They called the game Plinko, he said, because of the “plink, plink, plink” noises the chips make as they bounce from peg to peg.”

If you would like to remind yourself of how Plinko is played on the Price is Right, be sure to watch this clip:

How is Delivery Calculated?

There are 3 things that we take into consideration when adding up your Delivery cost.  First let us say that it is worth every penny for you, as you don’t have to worry about finding a suitable vehicle, driving to our showroom to get it, pack it up, drive to the destination, unpack it, set it up, take it down, pack it up, drive it back to us, and unpack it for us.  That is a huge time saver for you and a lot less headache!

3 Delivery Costs:

  1. Set up & Teardown: There is a $20 charge for each game to be set up – this is built into the price once you add the product to the cart.
  2. Fuel Charge: Charge of $2.50 per km (between our showroom in Grimsby to your destination).  Keep in mind that there is a minimum charge of $50.  When you enter in the shipping address in checkout, it will automatically calculate it for you and add it to the cart on your behalf.
  3. Obstacle Fee: This may be $0.00, so keep that in mind if it is an easy delivery to get in and out of.  However if you have stairs for us to climb, parking issues, elevators to use, etc. – that all adds to the time and effort that it takes to deliver. Once you add an item that includes delivery, a message will appear at the top of your page to click on “Obstacle Fees”.  You must click on that to check if you have any obstacle fees prior to completing checkout.  CLICK HERE to see what your fee (if any) will be.

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