The New BGS Slab vs The Old One

New BGS Label At new.beckett.com, you can see a lot of new projects BGS is working on. Out of these projects the one that has everyone’s attention is the new slab design. BGS or Beckett Grading Services grade the quality and authenticity of collectable cards like Pokemon cards and put them in a protective slab.Continue reading “The New BGS Slab vs The Old One”

How Rare Are Gold Pokemon Cards?

If you’ve been opening Pokemon cards for a while, you may have noticed there are some cards that have a golden face and texture. If you haven’t seen these or noticed them, that’s normal as these are usually very rare and sometimes expensive. However, there are different types of golden Pokemon cards and many aren’tContinue reading “How Rare Are Gold Pokemon Cards?”

What’s Inside New Pokemon Halloween BOOster Packs?

Halloween is right around the corner! This time of year, fans of the Pokemon TCG often find themselves giving out packs of Pokemon cards to kids for Halloween. It’s a healthy alternative to the sugary sweets and a way to share Pokemon hobby with the next generation. This year those fans will have another optionContinue reading “What’s Inside New Pokemon Halloween BOOster Packs?”

How to Open Pokemon Cards – Card Trick for Each Set

If you’re new to opening Pokemon card packs, you may have noticed cards are out of order in the pack. The order in which cards are not randomized, there’s a method to it. From opening the pack to revealing the cards, there are certain ways to do things that can enhance your experience and aContinue reading “How to Open Pokemon Cards – Card Trick for Each Set”

What are Secret Rare Pokemon Cards?

Usually called Rainbow Rare Pokemon Cards, these special cards are known as Secret Rares. They can be extremely rare and huge chase cards for some fans. If you’re lucky enough to pull one from a booster pack, you’ll know immediately that they stand out from the rest but there are other ways you can tellContinue reading “What are Secret Rare Pokemon Cards?”

Top 5 Best Places to Buy Pokemon Cards

Where To Buy Pokemon Cards Sometimes it can be difficult to find Pokemon cards from a trusted source and for a good price. Earlier this year, it was hard to find Pokemon cards in stock at all! Luckily in store stock has gotten a lot better, but it’s good to know where you should beContinue reading “Top 5 Best Places to Buy Pokemon Cards”

What is a Pokemon TCG Trainers Toolkit For?

Pokemon TCG Trainers Toolkit If you’ve been buying Pokemon booster packs lately, you may have come across a Trainers Toolkit box and you may be wondering What is a Trainer’s Toolkit? This new Pokemon TCG box comes with a bunch of stuff to get you started if you’re interested in playing the Pokemon Trading CardContinue reading “What is a Pokemon TCG Trainers Toolkit For?”

How to Tell if a Pokemon Card is Fake or Real

How To Spot Fake Pokemon Cards Fake Pokemon cards are actually quite rare because you’d have to be stupid to try to sell them. You shouldn’t be worried about fake products or fake Pokemon cards as long as you’re buying them from a reputable source. But if you’re buying it from somewhere you’re not familiarContinue reading “How to Tell if a Pokemon Card is Fake or Real”

All Alternate Art Cards from Pokemon GO TCG Set

What are Alt Art Cards? Alternate Full Art cards, Alt Art for short, are like other rare or ultra-rare cards with art the deviates from the normal theme. Usually, a set will be consistent with the art style it uses and cards such as V and VMAX don’t add much background art to the illustrations.Continue reading “All Alternate Art Cards from Pokemon GO TCG Set”