210 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Gambling / Poker / False Dealing
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Jack Merlin A Routine of Sleights at the Card Table
  • cards in spectator's pocket, card fished out very fast
  • second and bottom dealing expose
Merlin at the Card Table 2
Jack Merlin Peep in Conjunction with a Second or Bottom as an Aid glimpsing cards on top and bottom while looking at hole card, dealing seconds or bottom accordingly
Merlin at the Card Table 13
Jack Merlin Bottom Deal as used in a Game management, with palming and when to deal bottoms
Merlin at the Card Table 13
Jack Merlin The Shooting of Pete McGuff story, two times seven hands, from new pack order
Merlin at the Card Table 16
U. F. Grant Effect No. 3 second deal demo, top card has corner missing
The Gambler's Expose Act 2
U. F. Grant Effect No. 4 bottom dealing demo, fake
The Gambler's Expose Act 2
Dai Vernon Automatic Second Deal hole in card
Related to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 305
Unknown Imitation Seconds three jacks deal
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 332
Ralph W. Hull Skilled? Second Dealing with Pop-Eyed Eye-Popper deck
Greater Magic 533
Martin Gardner Synthetic Seconds two selections travel together, presented as second deal demonstration, stooge
Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 272
Laurie Ireland A Gambling Expose aces controlled while shuffling, then fake center deal
Lessons in Dishonesty 9
Eddie Joseph The Gambler's Second Dealing second deal demonstration with three duplicates
How Gamblers Win 6
Martin Gardner, Edward Marlo Gardner-Marlo Poker Routine
Related toVariations Let's See the Deck 28
R. C. Buff The Middle Deal middle deal bluff, selected card dealt at named number
My Best 11
Edward Marlo, Martin Gardner A Poker Puzzle
Related to The Royal Road to Card Magic 129
Unknown Jacks Wild
The Royal Road to Card Magic 228
Bill Simon The Middle Deal mock center deal
Related to Effective Card Magic 86
Bruce Elliott Elliott's Last Lethargy false second deal
The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 250) 1001
Al Leech The Sandwich Deal pseudo false dealing
Card Man Stuff 20
Edward Marlo Invisible Bottom Deal
The Cardician 89
Bruce Elliott No Second Deal miscall and duplicate, fake second deal
The Best in Magic 182
Russell "Rusduck" Duck S-T-R-A-I-G-H-T poker deal then back in order with a second round
The Cardiste (Issue 2) 13
Russell "Rusduck" Duck The Poker Deal shuffled deck, marked
The Cardiste (Issue 3) 7
Milton Kort Gambling Expose long routine, including memory, poker face, false dealing demo, stacking demo, in the end cards vanish under a handkerchief except four aces
Related to The Cardiste (Issue 8) 3
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Encore! encore to Koldex, spectators chose a poker hand and after deck is shuffled and cut, they get the same again
Related to The Cardiste (Issue 9) 8
Edward Marlo The Jack Deal three jack deal without extra jack
Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 116
Edward Marlo Exhibitionism openly dealing thirds and fourths
Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 118
Lin Searles The Slow-Motion Crooked Straight fake false dealing from all parts of deck, pseudo mate pairs
Slow Motion Poker Deals 3
Edward Marlo, Harry Lorayne, Martin Gardner Lorayne's Poker Deal
Inspired byRelated toVariations Close-up Card Magic 153
Dai Vernon Vernon Automatic Second Deal hole in top card
Related to Early Vernon 28
Dai Vernon Puzzling Demonstration top two cards transpose, also as fake second deal
Related to Early Vernon 56
Roger Klause Fake Center Deal using Tilt
Tilt! 28
John Braun, Rufus Steele 3 Jacks Revamped duplicate jack, with credit information, see p. 200 for further credits
Inspired by
  • "Jack-Jack-Jack" (Rufus Steele, Card Tricks You Will Do, 1928)
Related to
  • p. 172 for Lin Searles suggestion
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 157
Dr. Taub Three Jacks Revamped see p. 200 for further credits
Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 7) 179
Edward Marlo Applications of the Immediate Bottom Deal:
  • As An Exchange
  • As A Count-Down Effect
  • Gambling Demonstration
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 2nd Folio) 225
Ron Ferris Royal Aces aces put on deck, dealt for 2 players, performer gets aces, in repeat spectator gets aces and performer straight flush
Expert Card Mysteries 82
Martin A. Nash A Gambler Sits Down faros and second dealing, several phases, ends with royal flush
The Cardiste (Issue 13) 14
Edward Marlo Pseudo Centers four aces face up, greek deal
Magic Mafia Effects 25
Dai Vernon, Bruce Cervon Devil's Elevator apparent second, third, fourth deals with small packet
Inspired by
  • "The Devil's Elevator" (Necromancer #9)
Related toVariations
Epilogue (Issue 16) 143
Lin Searles Dealing Centers Aces cut in middle and dealt from there, last Ace travels to sleeve
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 667
Bill Okal Seconds and Thirds fake third deal
Card Cavalcade II 186
Karl Fulves The Two-Card Deal false dealing problem
Epilogue (Issue 20) 191
Jerry K. Hartman Five Card Deal performer gets the same five cards without any shuffling in between, solution
Inspired by Epilogue (Issue Special No 1) 244
Karl Fulves Strip Poker Royal Flush in Hearts dropped on deck, immediately two hands dealt, spectator get's Ten to King only and performer four Aces
Methods with Cards - Part 3 237
J. Warren Keane J. Warren Keane's Poker Demonstration Pseudo second deal demo + deal Royal Flush in Spades to yourself
Magic With Faucett Ross 202
Faucett Ross Pseudo Center Deal Use second deal to fake center deal
Magic With Faucett Ross 213
Barry Govan Card Sharp Capers routine for Marlo-Gardner poker deal
New and Novel Knowledge 53
Edward Marlo Filling the Hand Aces on top and Deal, repeat
Variations Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 32
Edward Marlo Which one was Brighter? tips on Bottom Deal Demo
Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 322
Martin A. Nash Jack the Greek demonstrating Greek Deal
Any Second Now 282
Martin A. Nash Command Performance dealing face up centers (actually greeks)
Any Second Now 284
Harry Lorayne This Guy and The Drinker three Jacks deal a few times (three-of-a-kind placed on top and repeatedly dealt for two players), then Aces show up
The Magic Book 137
Frederick Braue Middle Deal Demonstration with reversed indicator ace and slip cut, last ace to pocket
Variations Fred Braue on False Deals 25
Martin Gardner Middle Deal Demonstration - Variation
Inspired byRelated to Fred Braue on False Deals 26
Jerry K. Hartman Rused Card Dealer
  • You always deal yourself the winning hand, as the spectator gets progressively better hands
  • Bottom Deal demonstration
Loose Ends 35
Martin A. Nash Machine-Gun Centers
Sleight Unseen 405
Martin A. Nash Poker Smoker centers, not presented as centers though
Sleight Unseen 422
Martin A. Nash Canonization dealing five peeked at cards in your hand, then ace cutting
Sleight Unseen 434
Bill Okal Seconds and Thirds fake thirds
Card Cavalcade Finale 150
Karl Fulves, Dai Vernon Automatic Second & Third Deal top card has hole
Related to The Topological False Count 2
Karl Fulves Automatic Jacks two jacks placed on top, two hands dealt and performer receives jacks, repeat, using card with hole
The Topological False Count 3
Karrell Fox Gamblecture ideas for a gambling lecture
  • loaded dice gag (exploding sound)
  • baby shoes gag
  • false cuts with three colored woods
  • pseudo deck switch (nudist)
  • "bottoms" gag, pin-up girls
Another Book 317
Ken Beale The Interlock Switch three Jacks on top and dealing for three
Interlock 42
Harry Lorayne, Martin Gardner, Edward Marlo Lorayne's Poker Deal brief description
Inspired by Jacks or Better 3
Dai Vernon, Philip T. Goldstein Dai Vernon's Centerpiece center deal bluff
Variations Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 6) 863
Martin Lewis, Paul Harris Stamped Second demonstration second deal, stamp is stuck onto top card
Close-up Fantasies — Book II 111
Paul Harris The Second Middle Bottom fake false deal, royal flush transformation climax
Close-up Fantasies Finalé 123
Barry Govan Twentieth Century Cardhsharp second deal demonstration
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 1) 587
Harry Lorayne Center Deal Demonstration
Best of Friends 381
Edward Marlo Fake Center Deal Demonstration
Card Finesse 10
Edward Marlo Second-Hand Bluff Cut fake Centers
Marlo without Tears 132
Edward Marlo The Real, Honest-To-God Bluff Cut cards end up on Bottom, one-cut double cut
Related to Marlo without Tears 129
Stephen Tucker Ace Rink bottom deal demo, fake
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 32) 630
Edward Marlo Triple Power Poker bottom deal, overhand and riffle stacking demo
Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 86
Allan Hayden Bottom-Deal Dodge straight-forward pseudo demo using pass
Related to Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 2) 887
Bob King Too Late! using 3 duplicate aces
Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 5) 919
Martin Gardner, Karl Fulves Hole Second Deal handling for the fake second deal with hole card on top, also third deal demo
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 21) 205
Paul Harris Too Slick slick card presentation for open second dealing, apparently slick card does other weird things
Close-up Seductions 133
Tony Econ The Invisible Bottom Deal fake bottom deal gambling demo
Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 9
Lin Searles Four-Star Aces No. 85, Kings dealt to table, they're Aces now
More Self-Working Card Tricks 128
Michael Skinner Satan Deals Again false deal demo with small packet
Inspired byVariations The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 31, 32 & 33) 311
John Riggs The Centerfold Deal false center deal demonstration, two players, four kings, four aces as a climax
Also published here The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 12) 210
David Britland Master of the Game "A demonstration of your gambling skills"
four Kings put on top and two hands of four cards each dealt, one hand contains all Kings, repeated with same result and Aces in other hand
Equinox 36
David Williamson Center Deal Demonstration rising card rubber gimmick
Angel Card Rise Plus 13
Jerry Sadowitz Dealer Dem four Aces put on top, instantly four-handed game dealt with four Aces for dealer, repeated after shuffling by spectator
Inspired by Inspirations 113
Bob King Pseudo Subway Pseudo Greek Deal Demo
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 12) 1579
Bruce Cervon Devil's Elevator apparent second, third, fourth deals
The Cervon File 232
Darwin Ortiz Jacks Open mock thirds
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 19
Darwin Ortiz Jackpot seconds, thirds, fourths, bottom, paritially mock
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 21
Darwin Ortiz Jacks or Better up to fifth (mock)
Variations Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 25
Darwin Ortiz Deal Thirteen named value of a suit in order immediately center dealt
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 14
Dai Vernon, Carmen D'Amico Three in the Hand, One in the Bush pseudo thirds and seconds
The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 105
Dai Vernon A Straight Deal pseudo fifth,... deal
Variations The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 108
Randy Wakeman The One-Handed Center Deal pseudo
Randy Wakeman Presents 136
Bob King All's Well... up to fifth, Kings placed on top and poker hand dealt, then Kings to other player and Aces for performer
Inspired by More Magician Foolers 10
Simon Aronson Paragon Poker Gardner-Marlo poker deal, three phases, with variations
Inspired by The Aronson Approach 17
Tom Gagnon Cheating the Greek for a Second fake greeks and seconds
The Collected Almanac (Issue ) xxxvi
Jack Carpenter Center Deal Demo Two Methods, requiring bottom deal
Modus Operandi 105
Jack Carpenter Eight Kings bottom deal demonstration in which one deals 8 kings, then kings are in other pile than they were dealt
Related to Modus Operandi 130
Dominic Twose The Ghost Jacks four Aces and Jacks used, one quartet on top of the other, two hands dealt and a quartet shown in each hand, repeat, Three Jacks Deal
Variations Profile (Issue 10) 1
George McBride Must Be Middles fake center deal
Inspired byVariations Profile (Issue 11) 8
Doug Edwards Pseudo Second Demo
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 10) 2271
Harry Lorayne Second-Dealing Poker
Related to Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 10) 2272
Allan Slaight Dupe-licate
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 11) 2284
Roy Walton Dominic Twose - Two four Jacks and four other cards used, Jacks on top of the other, two hands dealt and Jacks shown in one hand, Aces in other, Three Jacks Deal
Inspired by Profile (Issue 13) 7
David Worthington Self Centered three-handed deal, pseudo centers
Inspired by Profile (Issue 15) 7
Steve Mayhew, Jack Carpenter Mayhew's Master Deal ace climax
Castle Collection 19
John Scarne Watch The Ace short bottom deal demonstration, with bluff phase where it is apparently seen, then spectator tries it but the bottom card is now in his pocket
Rigmarole (Issue 8) 91
John Scarne Invisible Seconds top half shuffled, four obvious seconds dealt, those four cards are Aces, featuring a Bottom Deal handling from straddle grip
Related to Verbatim (Issue 10) 127
Roger Crosthwaite How It's Done "Phase Five: Dealing with Desire"
fake center deal, card dealt onto pile yet appears again when spectator says stop during deal, finally comes from pocket
Roger's Thesaurus 27
Randy Wakeman Fake One Hand Center
Related to
  • Randy Wakeman Presents, p. 136
Roger's Thesaurus 28
Guy Hollingworth Reset Routine ends in New Pack Order
Also published here Roger's Thesaurus 154
Darwin Ortiz Face-Up Centers
Cardshark 155
Darwin Ortiz From the Cellar bottom deal demonstration with sucker element
Related to Cardshark 175
John Riggs The Centerfold Deal false center deal demonstration, two players, four kings, four aces as a climax
Also published here The Magic of John Riggs 41
David Malek Jacks Done Better false dealing demo up to fifth, with surprise ending, performer deals himself Aces instead of Tens
Inspired by The Lexicon 8
Terry Zembrzuski Mock Fifth Deal
The Lexicon 10
David Malek The Double Cross dealing a good hand to the confederate but performer has a better hand as a kicker
Related to
  • Darwin Ortiz's "The Bottom Deal Demonstration" in "Darwin's Deceits"
The Lexicon 14
Guy Hollingworth Montgomery monte style demonstration, surprise climax
Notes on Card Tricks and Other Diversions 39
Paul Cummins The Bottom of the Barrel "from the cellar"-variation
from a shuffled deck in use... Part One 32
Martin Lewis, Paul Harris Stamped Second demonstration second deal, stamp is stuck onto top card
The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Close-up Fantasies 1 & 2) 225
Don Voltz Stuck! based on Martin Lewis' "Stamped Second", demonstration second deal, stamp is stuck onto top card
The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue Close-up Fantasies 1 & 2) 229
Peter Duffie, Neil Smith The Con Artist
  • Stage One: bottom deal shown and exposed, then spectator tries it but performer gets Aces instead
  • Stage Two: Aces put reversed in center, four hands dealt, one of them are the Aces, cards assembled and Aces shown back in center
Untold 12
Nick Trost False Deal Deluxe Pseudo false dealing demo
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 87
Nick Trost Bottoms, Seconds and Centers Demo Pseudo demo (with duplicate card)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 88
Nick Trost, Al Thatcher Crooked Dealing Pseudo gambling demo for seconds, bottoms and centers
Inspired by The Card Magic of Nick Trost 228
Wesley James The MacJames Poker Deal bottom deal demonstration with sucker element
Related to The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 14
Doug Edwards Facile Second Deal Second deal demo to deal four Aces to yourself. don't need to do good second deal
Doug Edwards Packs a Wallop! 121
David Solomon Poker Pair Aces on top and Deal, repeat with Royal Flush kicker
Inspired by Solomon's Mind 73
Andrew Wimhurst The Wimhurst Poker Deal showcasing (real) center deals
Down Under Deals 35
Ron Ferris Royal Aces Aces on top and Deal
21st Century Card Magic 123
James Swain Dealing Centers/The Muck nice Switch
21st Century Card Magic 140
Guy Hollingworth A Gambling Routine also known as "Reset", ends in New Pack Order, for an idea see also p. 28 of Behr reference
Related toAlso published here Drawing Room Deceptions 181
Andrew Wimhurst 3rd Degree second, third, fourth, fifth deal demo, using only thirds
Low Down Dirty Tricks 15
Allan Ackerman, Simon Aronson, Steve Mayhew Mayhew Poker Again triumph as center deal demo
Classic Handlings 32
Steve Mayhew The Ultimate Double-Duke stacking four hands, spectator gets flush, performer full house or four of a kind, gambling demonstration
Angels May Shuffle but the Devil Still Deals 11
Steve Mayhew The Ultimate Gardner-Marlo spectator shuffles between rounds
Related to Angels May Shuffle but the Devil Still Deals 16
Steve Mayhew Freedom Mayhew Poker Deal, face-up cards shuffled in face-down cards, then all reversed cards dealt out, four Ace kicker
Variations Impressing Jodie Foster 4
Harry Lorayne, Christian Scherer Lorayne's Poker Deal royal flush kicker
Inspired by Abgezockt! 13
Roger Crosthwaite The Cheat named four-of-a-kind produced and stacked, then face-up center deal, Aces for performer
Arcardia 105
R. Paul Wilson Stealing Second exposure with ace kicker
Crash Course in Brain Surgery 13
David Malek Counter Espionage bottom deal demonstration, cards end up in other hand than expected
Inspired by
  • "The Bottom Deal Demo" (Darwin Ortiz, Lecture Notes)
Related to
Rebel without a Pause 26
Karl Fulves Base Deal deck shuffled, two-handed game dealt, one hand clearly off the bottom, those are the Aces
New Card Controls 92
Darwin Ortiz God of Gamblers elaborate center deal demo, Steve Mayhew phase
Inspired byRelated to Scams & Fantasies with Cards 54
R. Paul Wilson And Finally... center deal mock, multiple phases
13 32
Karl Fulves Poker Finals jacks placed on bottom, cards dealt for 2 players, openly from bottom in one hand, but jacks in other hand and aces in the other
Related to Hofzinser Notebook 80
Karl Fulves Fair Deal
Related to Hofzinser Notebook 82
Karl Fulves Candy From Strangers spectator deals off the bottom and can switch with performer's hand, spectator's hand changes
Hofzinser Notebook 86
Karl Fulves Aces From Where dealing bottoms from rubber banded deck, one aces pops out from center
Under Tension 37
Karl Fulves Locket Up Deck dealing bottoms from rubber banded deck, using Dr. Elliott deal
Under Tension 40
Wesley James P.K.A. Cheating "beta", "Professionally Known As Cheating", center deal demonstration
Enchantments 219
Ron Bauer Second Finger Top Deal jacks shuffled into deck, yet shown on top, then dealt to partner as fake false dealing demo
Inspired by
  • "I Won't Play Cards With Him" (Bill Larson, Sr.)
Second Finger Top Deal 2
Jack Carpenter Ultimate False Dealing Demonstration Kings on bottom, Jacks on top, Aces in middle, six-handed game dealt
  • Effect and Presentation
  • A Slight Preparation
  • The Placement of the Poker Hands
  • The Dealing Sequence
Ultimate False Dealing Demonstration 4
Martin A. Nash Real (Center) Deal spectator shuffles and cuts, aces dealt with real (side-jog) center deal
Best of Friends — Volume III 204
Denis Behr A Trick for Allen Kennedy clean two-phase center deal demo, double facers, see also page 46
Related to Handcrafted Card Magic 27
Benjamin Earl Hand Built by Trees (handling of Joel Givens' Laser Aces) gambling demonstrations with aces, pack then revealed to be 4 solid blocks with aces at the face of each
Seeing with Photo-Electric Eyes 14
Alexander de Cova Pokerama re-deal stacking, with dealing shoe, three phases
Inspired by Pokerama 1
Justin Higham Mini-Faro, Pseudo Centres Pseudo centre routine - spectator get Kings, performer gets Aces, uses Mini Faro concept
Related to Dexterity Manual 36
Fred Robinson Dealer Demonstration
Inspired by The Magic of Fred Robinson 107
R. Paul Wilson Cheating... fake bottom deal demonstration
The Magic of Fred Robinson 112
Howard Hamburg, Jon Armstrong, Nick Trost Perfect Poker Deal poker hand is shuffled into deck and still dealt right from the top, gilbreath
The "D" Notes 21
Michael Weber A Spectator Named Kennedy shuffled deck, spectator apparently deals cards from center while magicians gets a full house
Related to Penumbra (Issue 11) 7
Michael Weber Self Centered self-working center deal demonstration
505 10
Michael Weber Self-Centered apparently spectator deals centers
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 115
Benjamin Earl The Bottom Deal Demonstration "Ramblings on Card Stuff", opinion
Gambit (Issue 2) 13
Pit Hartling, Denis Behr Two More Tricks for Allen Kennedy - The First Routine with variation
Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 2 20
Andrew Wimhurst The Wimhurst Poker Deal Center deal demonstration, four Kings are dealt to magician, then later dealt to spectator, but magician gets the four Aces as a kicker
Finding The Center 43
Antonio Zuccaro Trust Everyone, But Always Cut the Cards Center deal demonstration, four Aces are cut into deck. Spectator gets three Ace, last Ace given to performer for royal flush ending
Finding The Center 49
Denis Behr Two More Tricks for Allen Kennedy - The Second Routine
Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 2 26
Alexander de Cova Poker-a-ma re-deal stacking, with dealing shoe, three phases
Inspired by Seminar-Leviten 6
Darwin Ortiz Best of the Best position of thought-of-card named, center dealing any named card, memorized deck
Lessons in Card Mastery 23
Jason England Bad Beat two phase Marlo/Gardner type routine, spectator's royal flush is completed with previously openly sleeved card
Inspired by Texas on a Saturday Night 8
Michał Kociołek Off-Centers four Aces face up, pseudo center deal
8 Effects and a Sleight 10
Jason Ladanye Centerpiece center deal demo with aces, then any named card is dealt from center
Confident Deceptions 191
Daniel Madison The Middle Deal: The Kennedy Tribute Four Aces placed reversed in four different parts of the deck, dealt out, pseudo center deal demonstration
Placebo 15
Daniel Madison The Centre Deal: The Vernon Tribute Selected card is apparently dealt out of the center of the deck, pseudo center deal
Placebo 17
So Sato Poker Demon-Stration winning hand is dealt after spectator shuffles, Mass Destruction Stacking
The Secrets of So Sato 120
So Sato Poker Demon-Stration Plus Mass Destruction Stacking
Phase 1: Middle Deal Demonstration
Phase 2: Stacking Demonstration (Re-Deal principle)
The Secrets of So Sato 123
Frank Shields Gardner-Marlo Poker Deal Variation
Facsimile (Issue 6) 11
Benjamin Earl The Resourceful Professional gambling routine
1. Shuffle Location/Culling
2. False Dealing
3. Stacking
4. Card Mucking/Switching
5. Shuffle Tracking
6. Four-of-a-Kind Location
Variations Less is More 110
Michał Kociołek Middle pseudo center deal, double-facer
Related to Michał Kociołek Live! 15
Jason Ladanye Dead Center multiple phase center deal demonstration with an Ace, then a signed named card, has ambitious card feeling to it, matching values produced as finale
Game Changer 169
Jason Ladanye Power Play two effects, from shuffled deck, first sets up second
  • card divined by apparently reading tells, many cards removed and selection found from those
  • demonstration of different false deals (bottom, second, greek, center), culminating in five four-of-a-kinds
Inspired by
  • "The Ultimate False Deal" (Jack Carpenter, All In, DVD)
  • "Johnny Mnemonic" (Andrew Wimhurst, The Card Artistry of Andrew Wimhurst, video)
Related to
Game Changer 287
Lorenz Schär One for Mr. Mayhew Mayhew Poker Deal variation, selected suit is dealt from the deck
Inspired byRelated to Cards Against Reality 69
Helder Guimarães Midas's Touch "The Perception of Luck"
  • First Phase: small packet dealing demonstration with Ace through Five of Spades
  • Second Phase: those five cards are shown in random order, then suddenly sequential order
  • Third Phase: named poker hand is produced from a shuffled deck
Inspired by Secret Language — Volume 1 406
Steve Forte The Center Deal comments on its value for cheating
  • the magician and the cardsharp
  • center-deal demonstrations
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 471
Steve Forte Insertion Stack Aces inserted into different parts, then apparent false dealing demo
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 913
Steve Forte False Dealing Demonstrations intro
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 926
Steve Forte Real-Deal Second Deal Demonstrations
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 926
Steve Forte One-Card Demo second deal demo, getting a break before the second deals
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 927
Steve Forte Five Inches Above The Deck top card lifted cleanly and pitched forward
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 928
Steve Forte Face-up Second Deal Exposé Aces distributed face-up near top, punch type demo
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 930
Steve Forte No Punch Kings and Queens Kings and Queens face-up distributed in deck, five-handed deal, four Aces kicker in another deal
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 931
Steve Forte Second Deal Surprise strike seconds with protruding top card, "funky illusion"
Related to Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 932
Steve Forte Go-to Bottom Deal Demonstration direct with real bottoms
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 936
Steve Forte Bottom Deal Demonstration combining different bottom deal methods for a demo
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 936
Steve Forte Any Number of Players four to seven hands, faro, filling in bottoms for pre-stacked deal
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 937
Steve Forte Ready Off The Bottom bottom deal announced, deck turned over and fair deal from face-up deck delivers Aces to dealer, play on words
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 938
Steve Forte TV Center Deal Aces fairly lost in the center, requiring consecutive bottoms, from "Hidden Secrets of Magic"
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 940
Steve Forte Red-Black Centers ten black cards placed in middle of twenty red cards, black cards deal
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 941
Steve Forte Center Deal Any Card Called card in center named by spectator which is then dealt out
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 944
Steve Forte No Shuffle, No Cut, No-Setup Centers Aces cut into center, then dealt out
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 946
Steve Forte Immediate Center Deal two methods
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 948
Steve Forte Dealing From The Middle Piles red and black Aces are cut into different parts of the deck, immediately dealt out with pseudo centers
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 950
Steve Forte Any Aces? order shown to be random, then four Aces dealt to dealer, bottom deals
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 953
Steve Forte The Super Deal demo of seconds, thirds and fifths, then all Aces dealt at once
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 956
Steve Forte royal flush deal second deal demonstration, becomes red royal flush production despite only showing black royal flush cards earlier
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 988
Andi Gladwin From the Centre face-up cards shuffled in face-down cards, then all reversed cards dealt out, four Ace kicker
Inspired byRelated to The Boy Who Cried Magic 149
Matt Baker Poker Lesson three-phase routine with Aronson stack, bottom deal demo
Also published here
  • Genii, Sep. 2017
Magic for BLM 18
Steve Reynolds Marked Seconds second deal demo, Aces make surprise appearance
Magic for BLM 211