A number of last-minute Christmas presents for the budding poker pro have been suggested by Deb Diamond of the Tampa Poker Examiner.

Among the gifts she recommends are poker chips, card protectors and poker books.

Purchasing a card protector could be particularly useful for those who regularly attend casinos and find themselves in seat one or ten.

Hoodies are also a popular choice at the table, particularly because they can cover up the face and make it harder to read a player.

While a popular choice in areas with great climates, sunglasses are regularly sported on casino floors no matter what the weather outside so may be a useful present for poker players.

Those looking to a branded gift might consider purchasing an item from Phil Hellmuth's new line of clothing.

The 11-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner recently released a line of poker attire, including t-shirts and baseball caps.