114 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Gambling / Poker / Pokerhand Transformations
  
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Charles T. Jordan The Poker Shark performer's hand transforms to beat the other players, set-up
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 367
Theodore Annemann Poker Plus three hands, performer's hand changes twice, each time to beat the spectator's hands
The Incorporated Strange Secrets 16
Edward Marlo The Magical Gambler performer gets queens, spectator kings, queens change to aces
Deck Deception 20
Tan Hock Chuan R. & S. Poker Hand Routine pair of deuces changes into Royal Flush, backs change as well, partial rough-smooth
Rough & Smooth Possibilities 3
John Scarne Scarne's Drunken Poker Deal No. 68, Poker hands dealt from deck shuffled face up/down, final poker hand transformation (drunk man presentation)
Variations Scarne on Card Tricks 124
Dai Vernon Royal Monte "A Lesson in Artistic Card Handling"
Variations Stars of Magic (Vol. 12 No. 1) 158
Harry Lorayne, Dai Vernon, Sam Schwartz Push-Through Poker four cards change to complete royal flush
Close-up Card Magic 207
Al Leech Five Aces into Aces
Super Card Man Stuff 43
Edward Marlo Effect 4 Queen and Ten visually change into 2 Queens
On the Acrobatic Cards 15
Bob Koch Visible Poker Hand Change three acrobatic flap cards, "Zapped!"
On the Acrobatic Cards 80
Edward Marlo The Surprise Packet card in named hand shown indifferent during poker deal, they change into Aces, possible follow-up to Collins Aces
Hierophant (Issue 3) 140
David Solomon Second Power Poker & Lead-In Aces travel to top, odd-backed Aces stacked in deck, transform into Royal Flush (that now has odd backs) and others get good hands (Power Poker originally Talisman 1/11)
Inspired byAlso published here Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 3) 18
Brother John Hamman Royal Gambol cards of a mediocre poker hand in row on table, some cards are exchanged, royal flush
Variations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 7th Folio) 533
Lin Searles Crossroader five-card poker hand spread face-down, center card is red-backed Queen of Spades, one card exchanged, now all have different colored backs
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 671
Edward Marlo, Brother John Hamman Double Surprise version of Hamman's "Mumble Jumble", partial rough-smooth
The Unexpected Card Book 42
Edward Marlo, Dai Vernon, Harry Blackstone Royal Monte Royal Flush to Four Tens to Royal Flush, ungaffed
Inspired by The Unexpected Card Book 113
Roy Walton "Roy"-al Monte
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here Card Cavalcade 3 49
Gene Maze Bust-Out! aces dealt to table, other hand changes to aces and aces to straight flush
Afterthoughts 105
Jerry K. Hartman A Fine Hand five random cards are exchanged according to spectator's wishes, royal flush
Inspired by Epilogue (Issue Special No 1) 241
Jerry K. Hartman Wild Kingdom I Four Twos and the Ten of Spades, the Twos change to complete Royal Flush in Spades
Related to Card Fare 25
Jerry K. Hartman Wild Kingdom II Four twos and Ace of Spades, Twos change to Aces, then change to Royal Flush in Spades
Related to Card Fare 25
Derek Dingle Outflushed four spot cards change to four tens and then to a royal flush, gaffed version
Related to Additional Deceptions 10
Roy Walton A/Poker
Epilogue (Issue Special No 4) 289
Brother John Hamman Magician vs. Gambler ten card poker deal, hands transform multiple times, gaffed
Also published here Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 1) 11
Sam Schwartz Poker Expert Outdone No. 21, bad hand changes into Royal Flush, backs change as well
Self-Working Card Tricks 35
Sam Schwartz The Lazy Gambler pokerhand gets better multiple times, changes into Royal Flush as finale
Related to The Chronicles (Issue 4) 1097
Karl Fulves Krazy Poker "Two Tricks"
poker hand with five Aces, two of them change to selections
The Chronicles (Issue 23) 1290
Derek Dingle Gambler's Dream poker hand changes and twists, two double facers
The Chronicles (Issue 24) 1295
Edward Marlo Visual Poker Hand Change aces are laid down face up and change into royal flush
Variations Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 112
Edward Marlo The Visual Poker Routine poker hands change
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 245
Edward Marlo Commercial Poker poker hands change, fake indices at non-index corners
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 248
Edward Marlo A Presentational Angle
Inspired by Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 253
Gerald Deutsch Added Attraction
Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 5) 343
Karl Fulves Kannibal Draw Poker Problem #1
poker hand with jacks, added cards vanish, transformation into Royal Flush, posed as a problem
Octet 8
Roy Walton Snap Royalty five cards change into Royal Flush, using Snap-Over Change
Variations Octet 39
Karl Fulves Fast Flush five cards change into Royal Flush
Inspired by Octet 45
Karl Fulves Hocus Poker four fours with face-down card in middle shown, packet turned over to show "hole card" which is also a four, then other four cards change to aces
Related to Octet 57
Karl Fulves Packet Poker no-deck version of "Hocus Poker"
Related to Octet 59
Karl Fulves Baby Face Poker Problem #8
five indifferent cards change into miniature Royal Flush, or jumbo size poker hand, no method
Octet 75
Derek Dingle Outflushed gaffed and impromptu handling
Related to The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 48
Derek Dingle Poor Charlie gaffed, rainbow backs
Variations The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 126
Frank Garcia I Win, You Lose! cards transform some times, gambling presentation
The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia — Part I 69
Karl Fulves Discard Draw two pairs change into the aces
Inspired by
  • "Double Deland" (J. W. Sarles)
Hocus Poker 24
Karl Fulves Tactics four spot cards & four picture cards, "Pair Poker", spot cards transform into kings
Six Impromptu Card Tricks 47
Sam Schwartz Las Vegas Straight hole card Nine of Hearts, other cards almost make it a straight flush in hearts, other cards change to Clubs, then hole card to Ace of Clubs
effect by Fulves, method by Schwartz
Variations Las Vegas Straight 1
Karl Fulves Atlantic City Stud handling variation
Inspired by Las Vegas Straight 4
Mike Schwartz Fast Four poker hand of two pairs instantly changes into four Tens
Fast Four 1
Meir Yedid Royal Takeover three selected cards turn out to be Aces, they change into Royal Flush
Meir Yedid's Incredible Close-Up Magic 100
Roy Walton "Roy"-al Monte
Also published here Packet Tricks 5
Karl Fulves Pseudo Pswitch poker hand transforms into Aces with pseudo move
Hardcore Aces 4
Warren Stephens, Harry Lorayne Straight and Narrow drawing to straight flush
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 11) 988
Jerry Sadowitz Fancy Dance Kings placed on top and instantly four-handed game dealt, Kings in performer's hand, they change to Aces
Variations Contemporary Card Magic 16
Brother John Hamman Flash Poker pair of deuces changes into two jacks, then three deuces, then full house, then royal flush, ungaffed
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 28, 29 & 30) 290
Brother John Hamman The Poker Palm Shift poker hand changed 4 times on deck, ungaffed
Variations The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 28, 29 & 30) 296
Jerry K. Hartman, Karl Fulves Stack Knack plot by Fulves, tabled switch
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 31, 32 & 33) 324
David Britland Two Step "How to get two hands in a four-handed game"
Kings shuffled into deck, four hands dealt, performer gets Kings, they change into Aces
Inspired by Equinox 38
Jerry Sadowitz Flush Locator Royal Flush is located
Related to Inspirations 6
Karl Fulves Turnabout eight picture cards shown, mixed face-up and face-down, two hands dealt, magician gets four face-down cards, they change to Aces
Secret Session — Part Three 73
Juan Tamariz The Poker Demonstration performer's hand is transformed to beat spectator's hand
The Five Points in Magic 56
Karl Fulves Card Counter two Twos, one put away, he now has three Threes, repeated with Fours, then Royal Flush, posed as problem
Interlocutor (Issue 47) 191
Judge Frank Price The Muleshoe Gambler
Related to Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 9) 1681
Brother John Hamman Dead-Man's Hand odd-backed pokerhand transforms
The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 15
Brother John Hamman The Lollapalooza Hand in effect two pokerhands transpose
The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 118
Brother John Hamman Flash Poker poker hand changes five times, on deck
The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 171
Brother John Hamman The Poker Palm Shift poker hand changes four times
Variations The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 177
Brother John Hamman Magician Versus Gambler ten card poker deal, hands transform multiple times, gaffed
Also published here The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 180
Karl Fulves No. 1 With A Bullet poker hand gets better every time it's displayed and the cards get bullet holes, posed as problem
Related to Kaleidoscope 30
Karl Fulves Strip Stack pairs of Twos through Sixes are upjogged and then squared, one shuffle and deal for two players, both get straights, one hand changes to Aces
Inspired by The Multiple Shift 21
Karl Fulves Daley Deal
  • Gaffed card addenda (with optional transformation climax)
28 Card Tricks 24
Jack Carpenter The Seattle Switch poker hands with aces and kings transpose one by one, one changes to royal flush
Modus Operandi 114
James Swain The Big Stack dealt poker hand of four aces transforms into royal flush. All other hands are shown as royal flushes as kicker
Don't Blink 23
Scotty York "Poor Charlie" Smith gaffed, rainbow backs, with pistol cigarette lighter
Inspired by For Your Eyes Only 56
Karl Fulves Stripped Down two poker hand shown, both are five Tens, then one changes into Royal Flush
Related to Verbatim (Issue 8) 93
Karl Fulves X's Are Aces four random cards are openly stacked for two and then become aces when dealt
Crooked Tales 24
Paul Gertner, Brother John Hamman Poker Palm Shift Variation poker hand changes multiple times
  • Displaying the First Hand
  • The Hand Changes to Contain Thee of a Kind
  • The Hand Changes to Four of a Kind
  • The Hand Changes to a Royal Flush
Inspired by Steel and Silver 115
Billy McDonnell Shifty Poker Palm flush changes into full house, five aces and royal flush
Inspired by The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 53) 984
Shigeo Futagawa The Teacher poker hand changes three times
Inspired by The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 56) 1063
Karl Fulves Rake's Progress open stacking procedure, Aces show up as climax
Underworld (Issue 4) 46
Karl Fulves Last Chance Saloon "Methods?"
Aces plus an indifferent card removed, four additional cards chosen by spectator, one card slid across, now the Aces are in other hand, a card slid back and now it's a Royal Flush, posed as problem
The Fine Print (Issue 3) 55
Harry Riser The Legendary Five-Ace Poker Hand poker demonstration presentation for Assembly, three double facers
The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser 112
Nick Trost The Five-Ace Poker Hand
Variations The Card Magic of Nick Trost 25
Nick Trost Trost on "Matching the Cards" Four jacks change to Aces, with blank deck ending
Inspired by
  • "Herbert Milton's Rendition of Matching the Cards" (Lewis Ganson, Matching the Cards, 1977)
Related to
  • "Correcting a Mistake" (Hatton & Plate, Magician's Tricks: How They Are Done, 1910)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 184
Nick Trost Maxi-Twisto Twisting the Aces with Royal Flush ending
Inspired by
  • "A Twist on Maxi" (Mike Gallo, Genii, August 1986)
Related to
  • "Maxi-Twist" (Roger Smith, 1976)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 222
David Solomon Second Power Poker & Lead-In Aces travel to top, odd-backed Aces stacked in deck, transform into Royal Flush (that now has odd backs) and others get good hands (Power Poker originally Talisman 1/11)
Also published here Solomon's Mind 210
Simon Lovell Cheats' Honesty Test Aces produced, then they change into Royal Flush
Inspired by
  • "Radical Aces" (Bill Malone, MUM, Vol. 82 No. 11, Apr. 1993)
Simon Says! 179
James Swain Dealing Centers/The Muck nice Switch
21st Century Card Magic 140
Guy Hollingworth A Gambler's Dream indifferent to Kings to indifferent
Quartet 26
David Regal The Luck Test Bad poker hand placed face up in the middle of the deck, transforms into a royal flush
Close-Up & Personal 24
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note spectator gets four Aces and performer indifferent cards, but when checked performer has the Aces
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 47
Jack Avis Switchback performer has losing hand and some odd-backed cards in his hand, then he has winning hand and correct back color
Inspired by
  • item by Jim Angelo, Linking Ring
Ahead of the Pack 115
David Ben Just Four Variety odd poker hand transforms into a Royal Flush
Tricks 54
Ernest Earick A Hand For Mr. Scarne Aces lost in deck, one shuffle, performer deals himself four times the Ace of Spades, transformation into different Aces
Inspired byRelated to Penumbra (Issue 6) 4
Karl Fulves Candy From Strangers spectator deals off the bottom and can switch with performer's hand, spectator's hand changes
Hofzinser Notebook 86
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson From Rags to Royalty five indifferent cards change into a Royal Flush, no set-up
Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 141
David Acer Royal Flash Random poker hand changes into Royal Flush in Spades
Related to Random Acts of Magic 100
Ron Bauer Win at Gin ten cards become thirteen, then some of them vanish and reappear in performer's sleeve
Final(ly) Aces 18
Jack Avis The Not So Friendly Giant slop shuffle triumph, Aces are reversed, Aces put in sleeve where they transform, four double facers
Rara Avis 103
Jack Parker Magician vs. Magician Magician recounts story of playing poker with another magician, magician ultimately wins with Royal Flush in Spades (lots of pokerhand transformations)
Inspired by 52 Memories 27
Nick Trost, Brother John Hamman Wild Bill's Poker Hand I
Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1 102
Nick Trost, Brother John Hamman Wild Bill's Poker Hand II
Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1 104
Nick Trost, Judge Frank Price Trost on "The Muleshoe Gambler" gaffed
Inspired by Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1 160
Karl Fulves Trick Poker five unknown cards chosen, performer produces four Jacks and puts them face-down before spectator, then performer's hand has the Jacks and spectator's the Aces
  • Trick Poker II
Related toVariations Prolix (Issue 6) 416
Jerry K. Hartman J. K. Hartman's Method five unknown cards chosen, performer produces four Jacks and puts them face-down before spectator, then performer's hand has the Jacks and spectator's the Aces, ungaffed
Inspired by Prolix (Issue 6) 417
Tony Cabral Five Aces same Ace dealt to oneself five times, changes into royal flush, different handlings
Related toVariations Card Tricks for the Untrustworthy 38
Karl Fulves 3 x 3 x 3 "Unexplained"
stacking three Aces for three-handed game in three seconds, demonstrated with reversed indifferent card that change into Aces, posed as a problem
Prolix (Issue 10) 679
Steven Hamilton Turn of a Friendly Card Aces change to Royal Flush and back
Variations The Magic of Steven Hamilton 90
Tony Cabral Quads also "Four the Hard Way", performer deals peeked selection to himself multiple times, those apparent duplicates change into four Aces
Inspired by Notes From A Mechanic 10
Brother John Hamman Magician Versus Gambler
Also published here The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 83
Jack Carpenter, Steve Ehlers The Legend of Silas Greene two poker hands dealt, three of a kind and Kings, former hand changes to Aces, then perfect bridge deal, rhyming patter
Inspired by The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 75
Allan Ackerman Almost Like Everywhere and Nowhere Quick Three Way type effect with five cards, two of which are selected, Royal Flush kicker and selections removed from packet
Related to Card Theater 99
Steve Forte Fast Face-up Aces five-card poker hand with one Ace put on top of deck and dealt out again, now has two Aces, repeated until it has four Aces
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 954
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
Steve Forte The "Brush" fake demo, hand becomes better as expected during pseudo-demonstration of Brush
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 1019
Steve Reynolds Marked Seconds second deal demo, Aces make surprise appearance
Magic for BLM 211