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Fastest "Butterfly" Poker Chip Trick

United States Rich Ferguson


San Luis Obispo, California, United States / November 3, 2011

Rich Ferguson performed a "Butterfly" trick using poker chips in .95 seconds.

- must use standard poker chips
- time starts when chips first move
- time ends when chips are in the completed and controlled "Butterfly" position
- must provide video evidence
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  • response to previous attempt Canada Dan Rollman

    Dan Rollman

    Rich, what would you call it? Also, for these types of categories, I encourage you to do records that involver repetitions so judging can be more accurate. Much easier to time, say, Fastest Time to Complete 5 Butterfly Poker Chip Tricks than just one.

    • response to previous attempt United States Rich Ferguson

      Rich Ferguson

      HEY! Not sure exactly what you mean. But it's a variation. BUT, there's also a ton of "tricks shots" in pool. Each might have the same RESULT(a ball going in a hole), but if the execution and set up is totally different, it's a different shot. The Caterpillar Star is different than the Butterfly Star.

    • response to previous attempt Canada Dan Rollman

      Dan Rollman

      Without proper technology, it's hard to measure between, say, 0.71 seconds and 0.84 seconds. If you created categories that took longer (ie. doing a trick five times in a row), there would be less importance on measuring, say, hundredths of a second.

  • response to this attempt United States Rich Ferguson

    Rich Ferguson

    AWESOME! However, that's a different set up and move altogether. The caterpillar, butterfly, etc are different.

    • response to this attempt United States iq_tricker


      Hey, I see your point. The Butterfly chiptrick itself is to me commonly known as the move i did. But many people have their own way to get into the final position , which i thought you made clear with the rule referring to the end position. However, i would tell i did not disrespect any rules and made a butterfly chiptrick. So thanks to for accepting the shot. Regards

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