Baggies, score pads, mini poker chips, extra dice. They all need a place to live. What better place to store them than inside your game table?
You can also use the drawers to hold player aids, as a hiding spot for your “You are not a Cylon” card, or to hold a bowl of popcorn.
Some people buy additional drawers as an excuse to buy more gaming accessories. For us, it’s to tidy up the gaming stuff that is always laying out because it doesn’t have a proper home.
Does this ever happen to you? You reference some setup rules, and then look for a place to set down the rulebook. Twenty minutes later someone has a rules questions. Where did you set that rulebook? Used to happen to us all the time, but now we know. The rules are right here in this drawer.