120 entries in Cards / Sleights / False Dealing / Bottom Deal / Push Out
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
S. W. Erdnase Bottom Dealing featuring the Erdnase Grip
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 52
S. W. Erdnase Top and Bottom Dealing with One Hand using the Erdnase Bottom Deal, also mention of Stud Bottom Deal
Related to 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 56
S. W. Erdnase Dealing Without the Cut dealing from half pack to avoid shift and simplify bottom deal
Related to 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 109
Graham Adams The Bottom Deal photo illustrations
Related to 1931 Mr. S. W. Erdnase — "His Book" 53
Theodore Annemann Bottom Deal Stop Trick small packet after spectator stops
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39) 368
S. W. Erdnase Erdnase Bottom Deal
1940 Expert Card Technique 29
Unknown Dealing Bottoms end grip take
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 193
Neal Elias Turnover Switch card turned over on deck with cards in right hand
Related to 1946 At the Table Tricks 5
Paul LePaul The Bottom-Deal (Simplified Method)
Related toVariations 1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 90
Edward Marlo The Bottom Bold Steal suitable for stop trick
1957 Side Steal 12
Edward Marlo New Push Out Bottom Deal Unit Movement
1959 Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 9
Edward Marlo The Havana Deal or "The Myth of Manuel Pedro" commentary on the Havana Stud Bottom Deal, no technical description
1959 Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 20
Edward Marlo The New Bottom Stud
Also published here 1959 Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 21
Edward Marlo Spread Bottom Deal as two cards are dropped from in-the-hands-spread on the table
1971 Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 269
Theodore Annemann Spectator Deals and Stops spectator deals into performer's hand and stops, small packet bottom deal
1972 The Living End 50
Murray Bonfeld Bonfeld Bottom Deal
1973 Epilogue (Issue 19) 181
Edward Marlo The First Application - To the Bottom Deal
1974 The Unexpected Card Book 244
Edward Marlo Stud Bottom Deal
1974 The Unexpected Card Book 244
Unknown Gambler's Bottom Deal stud bottom deal
1975 Epilogue (Issue Special No 3 (Part 1)) 258
Larry Jennings The Jennings Deal stud bottom deal
1975 Epilogue (Issue Special No 3 (Part 1)) 259
Ken Krenzel Slow Motion Bottom Deal edge-deal
1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 231
Frederick Braue The Bottom Deal buckling and relaxing fingers
1978 Fred Braue on False Deals 3
Edward Marlo Inner Corner Take taking method for right hand
1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 60
Edward Marlo Center Side Take position for right hand take
1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 61
Edward Marlo Bottom Deal Count (First Finger Take)
1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 61
Edward Marlo Marlo's Instant Botton Deal
Sep. 1979 The Talon (Issue 5) 63
Edward Marlo Marlo's Havana Deals stud bottom deal, six methods
Also published here 1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 192
Edward Marlo Bottom Deal Add adding on tabled packet
1982 Card Finesse 86
Edward Marlo The Marnase Bottom Deal
Inspired by 1983 Marlo without Tears 16
Unknown Greek Bottom Deal misnomer, brief
Feb. 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 2) 736
Edward Marlo Wrist Turn Bottom Deal described from small packet
1983 Marlo's Plus Package 38
Unknown Prepared Bottom Deal card already jogged
1983 Hardcore Aces 6
Edward Marlo Unit Movement for Erdnase Bottom Deal
Related to 1983 Marlo without Tears 21
Paul Cummins Plausible Possibility TNT Bottom Deal Handling
Sep. 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 9) 964
Unknown The Bottom Deal brief
1984 The Art of Mentalism 42
Ben Harris I Didn't Know You Used Marked Cards spread bottom deal, deck spread between the hands and "random" card tossed out
1985 Midnight Special 12
Larry Jennings T.N.T. Bottom Deal Take and Turn
Related to 1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 141
Larry Jennings T.N.T. Bottom Deal Take and Turn
1987 Neoclassics 4
Larry Jennings T.N.T. Bottom Deal
1987 Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Conjuring con Carney) 9
Larry Jennings TNT Bottom Deal
1987 CardPerfect 71
Larry Jennings Stud Bottom Deal
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 24
Larry Jennings Stud Bottom Deal
1988 The Cardwright 143
Dai Vernon Bottom Deal Spread Force like Bottom Deal Exchange
1988 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 153
Edward Marlo The Cigar Bottom Deal cigar or pen held between right first and second finger, third finger take
Related toAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Dec. 1967
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 332
Edward Marlo Full Grip Deal all fingers of left hand on right side
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 336
Edward Marlo The Pseudo Method looks like full grip deal, but it's not
Variations 1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 339
Edward Marlo Covered Bottom Deal as small packet is counted
1989 Randy Wakeman Presents 70
Bruce Cervon Small Packet Bottom Deal
1990 Ultra Cervon 27
Edward Marlo Revised Marnese Bottom Deal
1990 That's It 10
Wesley James The Back-Right Bottom Deal "BRBD"
Inspired byRelated to 1990 Pasteboard Perpensions 19
Wesley James Back-Right Bottom Deal Count "BRBDC"
1990 Pasteboard Perpensions 19
Hippie Torrales The Torrales Bottom Deal
  • The Corner Control Grip
  • The Squeeze/Pivot (a loosening technique)
  • The Take
  • The Rhythm
1990 Pasteboard Perpensions 23
Larry Jennings T.N.T. Bottom Deal
1991 Carneycopia 197
Jack Carpenter Notes on the Stud Bottom Deal extension of Erdnase's technique
Inspired by 1992 Modus Operandi 137
Steve Draun The Combination Bottom Deal part strike, part pushoff
1993 Secrets Draun from Underground 61
Karl Fulves Side Jogged Aces four packets shuffled by spectator, Ace on bottom of each, featuring bottom deal as transfer to another packet
Related to 1993 Card File 233
S. W. Erdnase Bottom Dealing abbreviated description
Also published here 1993 Card File 235
Alex Elmsley, Edward Marlo Bottom Deal Switch of single card
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 212
Jack Avis The Bottom Deal comments on the Erdnase Bottom Deal
Inspired by 1994 Roger's Thesaurus 187
Joseph K. Schmidt JKSubway Deal
Inspired by 1995 New Card Control Systems 87
Karl Fulves Bottom Fact using Erdnase Bottom Deal as get-ready for strike bottom
Inspired byRelated to 1995 Underworld (Issue 1) 12
Edward Marlo Bottom Deal Exchange as card is removed from in-the-hands spread
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Nov. 1974
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 190
Edward Marlo Soft Havana Deal stud bottom deal, illustrated with photos of Marlo's hands
1996 The Looking Glass (Issue 3) 111
Tommy Wonder Small Packet Bottom Deal as a switch
Also published here 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 191
Michael Close The Bottom Deal
1996 Workers Number 5 61
Tony Giorgio The Bottom Deal
  • The Grip
  • Positioning the Bottom Card
  • The Deal
  • Dealing to Yourself
  • Dealing Stud
1996 The Bottom Deal 2
Unknown Bottom Deal Load to under jumbo card
1997 Flight Four 2
Edward Marlo Bottom Deal brief, small packet
1997 Solomon's Mind 164
Edward Marlo Covered Bottom Deal brief
1997 Solomon's Mind 200
Simon Lovell The Bottom Deal
Related to 1997 Simon Says! 181
Unknown Bottom Deal Spread Force with odd-backed card
1997 The Inslow Effect 8
Dai Vernon Bottom Deal Spread Force like Bottom Deal Exchange
1998 Five Times Five — Scotland 94
Guy Hollingworth Regarding false dealing. The bottom deal with one-handed version
1999 Drawing Room Deceptions 159
Unknown The Bottom Deal only little push-out
2000 Card College - Volume 4 940
Bob Taylor Bottom Deal take at inner right corner, buckle loosening
2000 Gambling Notes 19
Neal Elias Stud Bottom Deal buckle loosening, two different takes
2000 Gambling Notes 21
Larry Jennings Stud Bottom Deal
2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 62
Larry Jennings Jennings' TNT Bottom Deal
2002 The Book of Secrets 229
Unknown Covered Bottom Deal under spread
2002 Constant Fooling 2 12
Larry Jennings T.N.T. Bottom Deal take and turn
2003 Card College - Volume 5 1280
Wesley James Bottom Dealing - A Developmental Perspective
  • Appearance Factors:
  • Grip (Full Grip, Mechanic's Grip, S.F. Grip, Erdnase Grip, Straddle Grip, Master Grip, Modified Erdnase Grip, Pseudo Grip, No Grip)
  • Take (Standard Take, Stud Take, No Take)
  • Technique Factors:
  • Covert:
  • Method (Buckle, Push-Pull, Pre-Loosen, Strike or Rip)
  • Overt: Action, Cover

All with references
2004 Enchantments 195
Wesley James Back Right Bottom Deal Handling brief, "take and turn"
Related to 2004 Enchantments 225
Unknown Bottom Deal Load under jumbo card
2004 Sankey Unleashed 8
Jay Sankey Wichita Slip scissor bottom deal take while right hand holds packet in end grip
2004 Sankey Unleashed 18
Unknown Bottom Deal
2006 Erik Nordvall Lecture Notes Asia 2006 2
Edward Marlo Loosening Technique during previous deals, brief
2007 The Wisdom of Solomon 143
Edward Marlo New Bottom Stud
Also published here 2007 Marlo on Erdnase 97
Edward Marlo Havana Deals stud bottom deal, six methods
Also published here 2007 Marlo on Erdnase 98
Jason England The Erdnase Grip comments on the Erdnase Deal
  • Left Hand Issues
  • The Right Hand Take
Related to 2009 From the Cellar 3
Jason England Modified Erdnase (#1) comments
2009 From the Cellar 7
Jason England Mechanic's Grip with loosening
2009 From the Cellar 11
Jason England Other Grips
  • Straddle Grip
  • Full Grip
  • The Master Grip
2009 From the Cellar 15
Jason England Stud Bottoms
2009 From the Cellar 17
Tom Gagnon Ricochet Bottom Deal top card apparently taken in End Grip and put on table, actually Outward Bottom Deal performed, here as cut force
Variations 2011 Avant-Cards 173
Tom Gagnon Covered Ricochet Bottom Deal original bottom card added to bottom of cut-off packet via Outward Bottom Deal
Variations 2011 Avant-Cards 175
Tom Gagnon Han Ping Chien BD
Inspired by 2011 Avant-Cards 177
Tom Gagnon Covered HPC Bottom Deal
Inspired by 2011 Avant-Cards 179
Tom Gagnon Wheeler Dealer outward bottom deal handling in which card is spun face up with right hand
2011 Avant-Cards 183
Allan Ackerman The Burnable Bottom Deal more a transfer to top, covered side steal
2012 The Cardjurer 29
Larry Jennings, Benjamin Earl The Quick Check Bottom Deal
Inspired by 2013 Less is More 2 9
Jack Carpenter Bottom Deal Transfer as packet is turned over onto another packet in dealing position
2017 The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 66
Tommy Wonder Small Packet Bottom Deal
Also published here 2017 The Doors of Deception 182
Charlie Miller Stud Bottom Deal
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 45
Denis Behr On the Bottom Deal with two methods to get into position
Inspired by 2018 Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 3 45
Larry Jennings TNT Bottom Deal
Oct. 2018 Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 86
Edward Marlo The Bottom-Deal Exchange also for forcing an odd-backed card
2019 Card Theater 28
Shane Cobalt Bottom Dealing with comments
  • Notes on "The Grip"
Related to 2019 The Acorn Notes 44
Steve Forte The Bottom Deal
  • technical observations
    • second-deal similarities
    • strike and pushoff bottoms
    • grip
    • finger movement
    • squeeze
    • no-squeeze
    • straight-finger squeeze
    • the take
    • top-card movement
    • deck's plane
    • pitch timing
    • rhythm
    • bottom-deal nuances
  • Traits of the Best Bottom Dealers
    • Grip
    • Technique
    • Optimal Pace and Rhythm
    • Personal Dealing Style
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 437
Steve Forte Squeeze Bottom (corner grip)
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 444
Steve Forte Early Squeeze get-ready during previous top deals
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 449
Steve Forte Incremental Squeeze get-ready during previous top deals
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 449
Steve Forte Back Take inner end take
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 450
Steve Forte Stud Bottoms - max-cover (natural grip) end grip take
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 450
Steve Forte end-for-end stud
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 452
Steve Forte scissors bottom take with first and second finger
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 452
Steve Forte Get-Ready Bottoms jogging a block at bottom
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 453
Steve Forte cocking the gun for a single bottom
Related to 2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 453
Steve Forte last-card bottom dealing the last card in a round differently
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 454
Steve Forte hit-card bottoms one- or two-handed
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 459
Unknown Forward Pushoff by hustler FOF, unusual front push-off
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 465