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Old October 21st, 2012 (6:12 PM).
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Can you do tricks with poker chips, like the shuffle or rotating them in your hand?

I'm only asking because I'm trying to learn myself. I want to take up poker again - it's been a while, and back during my first phase I couldn't go to casinos when I was 19 - and I thought it would be cool to play with the chips a little. I've watched YouTube videos and am teaching myself one trick at a time from that.

Do any of you know how to do those? What do people think? Do you care, or is it just a useless skill? xD

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Old October 22nd, 2012 (6:12 PM).
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I grew up in a family that played a lot of poker. When I was at the table I got bored sometimes so I learned the chip shuffle. I haven't done it in a while, but I'm pretty sure I can still do it. I think I did the one where you roll the chip over your fingers once, but never again after that. x)
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I can't do any poker chip tricks, but now I really want to! I certainly wouldn't say it's a useless skill if you enjoy it and it makes you look cool at the poker table, plus it could help you look calm and bluff your way to winning millions. I might try to learn some soon, could be a fun way to kill an afternoon B) I don't actually know many though other than the classic rolling a chip over your finger trick; what else actually is there?
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Old October 26th, 2012 (6:52 PM).
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I can't do any poker chip tricks, but now I really want to! I certainly wouldn't say it's a useless skill if you enjoy it and it makes you look cool at the poker table, plus it could help you look calm and bluff your way to winning millions. I might try to learn some soon, could be a fun way to kill an afternoon B) I don't actually know many though other than the classic rolling a chip over your finger trick; what else actually is there?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mPy0AHBbET0

There are a couple others you can look at in the suggested videos. I'm still trying to master the shuffle... it's hard, but it's great for my fine motor skills xD
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My brother was pretty keen on poker a few years ago, and so would constantly force me to play it with him. I'm not that keen on poker since it's very repetitive so I would constantly fiddle with the chips so by the time he'd gotten bored of only playing with me I could do the chip shuffle and I could roll a chip across my knuckles.
To learn the chip tricks I would just think logically about how I would do it, for example with the rolling trick I would pull one finger up and pull it across my knuckle and repeat until I got to the end where I would start again, and then I would start off slowly and speed up as I got to a pretty decent speed.
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