Are you worried that you might be buying fake Pokemon cards? In this article, I'll tell you how to make sure you don't get ripped off!
Pokemon cards have been selling like hotcakes for more than the past 20 years now and it doesn’t look like they’ll be stopping anytime soon. From shop windows to McDonald’s promos, to the ads on your television, it sometimes feels like you can’t escape them. So, naturally, people are going to find shifty ways to stick their hands into the honey pot that is The Pokémon TCG (Trading Card Game).
With endless ways to buy and sell Pokemon cards such as through sites like eBay, TCGPlayer, or even companies that buy the cards directly from you. One of the shadiest things that circulate in the Pokémon TCG community is undoubtedly fake cards. It’s an absolute burden to everyone. Collectors and players alike can agree that fake cards absolutely ruin the experience of collecting Pokemon, especially for newer and more naive collectors who don’t know any better. However, fear not, as today we have put together a list of the top things you should look out for if you suspect a card is fake.
So, without further ado, let’s get into this list.