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Man balances 255 poker chips on one finger, breaks world record. Watch

Dec 10, 2023 11:30 AM IST

The record-breaking attempt took place in Villa San Giovanni, Reggio Calabria, Italy.

A man from Italy shattered the Guinness World Record for the most poker chips balanced on a single finger. Rocco Mercurio balanced not just 10 or 20 but a total of 255 poker chips on his finger. The record-breaking attempt took place on May 15 in Villa San Giovanni, Reggio Calabria, Italy. A video of the attempt was also shared by the Guinness World Records.

Rocco Mercurio stacking and balancing poker chips. (Instagram/@guinnessworldrecords)
Rocco Mercurio stacking and balancing poker chips. (Instagram/@guinnessworldrecords)

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“Most poker chips balanced on one finger - 255 by Rocco Mercurio,” reads the caption to the video shared on Instagram by Guinness World Records. The video opens to show Mercurio stacking poker chips on a table. He then carefully places them all on his finger and balances them for the required time to break the world record.

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Watch the video shared on Instagram right here:

The video, since being shared a few hours ago, has collected over 5.3 lakh views. It has also accumulated numerous likes and comments.

Check out how people are reacting to this clip:

“And for how many seconds?” enquired an individual.

Another added, “Wow.”

“Great record Rocco!” added a third with clapping emoticons.

A fourth claimed, “I could double it.”

“Amazing,” wrote a fifth.

A fifth shared, “I could beat that.”

What are your thoughts on this?

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