351 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Gambling / Poker / You just get the winning Hand.
  
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Unknown Prouver combien il est imprudent de jouer de l'argent demonstration of cheating to give yourself the four Kings
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 139
Adrian Plate The Great Poker Trick "a particular favorite of Mr. Adrian Plate", new deck opened and shuffled, seven hands dealt and performer wins
Related toAlso published here 1909 The Art of Magic 128
Louis Nikola The Game of Poker Everyone gets good hands, you get Royal Flush in Hearts
Related to 1927 The Nikola Card System 39
Jack Merlin The Hop off the Bottom switching hand in a game, Jinx Switch
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 10
Jack Merlin The Shooting of Pete McGuff story, two times seven hands, from new pack order
1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 16
Jack Merlin Master Poker Dealing royal flush from named suit, four hands
1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 17
Jack Merlin Exhibition Poker Feat five full houses, then straight from selected cut pile
Variations 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 19
Laurie Ireland Stacking the Deck for Ireland's Card Tricks Including Two Poker Deals
  • The First Poker Deal
  • The Second Poker Deal
with Ireland's memorized deck
1931 Ireland Writes a Book 15
Theodore Annemann The Gambler in Person pick-up stack
Also published here 1931 The Book Without A Name 22
Theodore Annemann The Gambler is Back Again
1931 The Book Without A Name 25
Graham Adams Nap Routine royal flush dealt repeatedly
1931 Mr. S. W. Erdnase — "His Book" 17
Audley Walsh The Audley Walsh Coincidence four cards selected turn out to be Aces, lost again and dealt in poker hand
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 21) 122
Lu Brent "We Stand Pat" stacked
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1936) 136
Victor Farelli The Harrison Deal Royal Flush lands in magician's hand
Variations 1936 Lend Me Your Pack 36
Victor Farelli "Poker Face" Royal Straight Flush dealt to performer
1936 "Lend Me Your Pack" 37
U. F. Grant Effect No. 5 - Blindfold Deal spectator shuffles, performer is blindfolded and deals out a Royal Flush (after deck switch)
1936 The Gambler's Expose Act 3
Frank Lane A Slick Card Routine combo in which spectator finds selection, card is predicted, poker game is dealt, slick card and set-up
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 100
Unknown A Subtle Set Up thumb count stack
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 365
Unknown Double Poker Deal set-up
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 367
Theodore Annemann The Gambler in Person pick-up stack
Variations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 372
Theodore Annemann The Gambler is Back Again
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 372
Tom Bowyer Klondyke Poker poker deal from new pack order
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 373
Unknown Impromptu Poker Deal
Variations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 373
Stadelman Effective Poker Deal redistribution to stack royal flush
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 373
Louis Nikola Poker trick with Nikola memorized deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 391
Val Evans Multeffect Cards long-short paired deck used for a routine of eighteen different effects
Related toVariations 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 177
Frank Travers Gambler at Large! stack for demo with several games (Poker, Blackjack, Bridge)
Related to 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 39) 257
Edward Victor The Expert Deal four Aces, the Royal Flush
1937 Magic of the Hands 19
Frank Lane A Poker Deal
1938 Greater Magic 297
Unknown A Si Stebbins System Wrinkle dealing Royal Flush from Si Stebbins
1938 Greater Magic 307
Unknown Poker Demonstration controlling the aces, belly strippers
1938 Greater Magic 461
Martin Gardner Draw Poker Plus
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 275
Frank Travers big deal? "Rapid Set-up" & "Expert Deal", two special full deck stacks for Stud Poker, Draw Poker, Black Jack, Bridge, Rhummy
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 142) 799
John Scarne Scarne's Drunken Deal
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 23) 95
Audley Walsh Audley Walsh Coincidence four cards selected turn out to be aces, lost again and dealt in poker hand
Also published here 1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 6
Martin Gardner Draw Poker Plus
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 57
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Build Up six hands, two rounds, as Rusduck
Related toVariations 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 61) 249
Arthur H. Buckley Demonstration Build of the Four Aces using the Buckley Double Cuts cutting system to stack cards
1946 Card Control 114
Arthur H. Buckley A Cold Deck Warmed Up switching 48 cards (deck minus Aces) and stack Aces into positions
1946 Card Control 115
Neal Elias "Tell Ya What I'm Gonna Do" using a combination cull stock shuffle
1946 At the Table Tricks 14
Warren Wiersbe Stacking the Deck poker & dealing routine to secretly get into Si Stebbins
1946 Mental Cases With Cards 22
Edward Marlo A Straight Flush part of "Marlo's Miracle Routine"
1947 Marlo In Spades 16
Edward Marlo The Perfect Stack without adjustment, three aces are dealt to a player for two to eight players, punch deal
1947 Marlo In Spades 21
Edward Marlo Super Memory presentation for royal flush punch deal
1947 Marlo In Spades 23
Billy McComb William's Poker Hand Trick several hands are dealt one hand is chosen it's a royal flush
1947 The First Book of William 39
Edward Marlo The Stripper Combine spectator chooses high four of a kind which is dealt, stripper deck, two methods
Also published here 1947 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1947) 24
Harvey P. Graham Bagged! poker routine for stage, with a stand
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 175) 702
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Build Up (Streamlined)
Inspired by 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 189) 755
U. F. Grant Zella Poker Deal simple poker deal from spectator's cut, performer draws the four Aces
Mar. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6) 14
Dr. Al Berndt, Peter Musto The New Deal Poker Hand No. 56, Poker deal from new deck order, draw poker
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 100
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 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 124
Bert Fenn I Win! several phases, see p. 953 for corrections
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 237) 947
H. K. Becker Your Flush gambling demonstration, royal flush finish
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 242) 966
Toni Koynini Gambler's Delight half deck stacked, dealing several poker hands for different combination of players, good bridge hand
1951 Toni Koynini's Card Miracles 8
Eddie Joseph Topping in Poker Too! follow-up poker deal from any prepared stack
1951 More Dumbfounders with Cards 20
Audley Walsh Audley's Best
1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 270) 1078
Edward Marlo The Stripper Combine spectator chooses high four of a kind which is dealt, stripper deck
Also published here 1953 The Cardician 29
Edward Marlo Poker Prediction and a Principle spectator shuffles, yet aces are dealt out
Variations 1953 The Cardician 33
Martin Gardner Poker Problem open drawing of cards, solution on p. 1104
Related to 1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 275) 1101
Russell "Rusduck" Duck E-Z Poker thumb count stacking of a poker hand
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 310) 39
Stewart James Vernon Variation
Inspired byVariations 1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 316) 67
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Forever Royal
Variations 1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 320) 88
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Strictly Straight performer always gets a straight, from five to two hands, then performer deals and can chose if dealer gets top or bottom card, progressive poker deal, Gilbreath precursor
Inspired by
  • Lin Searles's "The Straight Gambler"
Related to
1957 The Cardiste (Issue 1) 3
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Forever Royal - And Yet Again! eight hands, performer always gets a royal flush, as a climax all have good hands and performer almost has a royal flush, then he exchanges the wrong card and gets the missing one
Inspired by 1957 The Cardiste (Issue 1) 9
Charles Hudson Hocus Pocus six hands, five rounds, ends with royal flush
Inspired by 1957 The Cardiste (Issue 2) 5
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Poker Poser stud deal
1957 The Cardiste (Issue 4) 3
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Study in Stud system for coding/designating a card with four cards, for a stud deal
Related toVariations 1957 The Cardiste (Issue 4) 4
Tom Ransom Suicide Build progressive poker deal, from five to two hands
Related toVariations 1957 The Cardiste (Issue 4) 7
Ronald B. Edwards The Cocoanut Poker Deal royal flush, special procedure, duplicates
1958 The Cardiste (Issue 6) 5
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Revolving Poker with spelling
1958 The Cardiste (Issue 6) 9
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Koldex Deluxe ten hands, then five hands
Related to 1958 The Cardiste (Issue 7) 4
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 1958 The Cardiste (Issue 8) 3
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Alphomega five hands, resets itself, optional climax with ten hands
1958 The Cardiste (Issue 9) 3
Stephen Herald Royal Aces five hands, always getting four aces, royal flush as a kicker, duplicates
1958 The Cardiste (Issue 11) 6
Edward Marlo "He's My Partner" dealing four aces to partner after deck is shuffled
1959 Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 117
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Poko-Combo stack that allows combination for ten card poker deal, strictly straight and straight cheating
Related to 1959 The Cardiste (Issue 12) 2
Lin Searles The Cross Shuffle Slow-Motion Deal thirds of deck shuffled according to spectator's wishes, yet predicted Full House received in seven-handed game, faro
Related to 1959 Slow Motion Poker Deals 1
Lin Searles The Slow-Motion Idiot's Shuffle deck shuffled face-up/face-down in slop style from tabled packets, humorous presentation, then "eightses" are dealt to performer
1959 Slow Motion Poker Deals 5
Charlie Miller Poker Deal target cards from shuffled first deal placed into own hand via bottom deals
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 28
Unknown Little Fella' - Big Fella' set-up that is redealt multiple times
Related to 1962 Close-up Card Magic 61
Harry Lorayne Short Pseudo Exposé one card changes to complete royal flush
1962 Close-up Card Magic 243
Milton Kort The You Got Nothin Poker Deal Magician tries to deal the winning hand to himself, but gets a pair. But everyone else gets blank cards, so magician does win after all
1962 Kort Is Now In Session 13
Nate Leipzig Automatic Gambler royal flush
1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 160
Edward Marlo Bluff Poker Stack
1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 5 I Shuffled the Cards)
Roy Walton Draw Poker Plus 25-card deck can be dealt in as many piles as often as spectators want, yet performer receives royal flush
Related to
  • correction on p. 86
Variations
Feb. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 4) 79
Alton Sharpe Expert Poker Demonstration 23 card set-up
1968 Expert Card Conjuring 60
Father Cyprian Faro Flush after shuffling, performer gets Royal Flush
1968 Epilogue (Issue 2) 9
Karl Fulves Cyclic Poker performer knows cards in poker hands after a riffle shuffle with pinochle deck
1968 Epilogue (Issue 3) 22
Dai Vernon A Poker Problem aces dealt out to any number of players after a single fair cut without bottom dealing
June 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 8) 187
Karl Fulves According to Hoyle stud poker, after each card is dealt, the performer's face up card are exchanged with one of the other player's, performer still wins
Related toVariationsAlso published here Nov. 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 1) 218
Frank Lane Lane's Winning Hand Deal two phases
Variations 1969 Expert Card Mysteries 88
Alan Keith Can You ...deal a good poker hand
1969 Expert Card Mysteries 105
Karl Fulves Joker Poker Joker is inserted in fifteen-card packet which is then dealt out, hand with joker has a pair and wins
Also published here 1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Displacements) 33
Martin A. Nash A Gambler Sits Down faros and second dealing, several phases, ends with royal flush
1969 The Cardiste (Issue 13) 14
J. W. Sarles, Karl Fulves Beat The House humorous dealing routine in which performer plays against two players and always gets one card less, three phases, in final phase performer gets non and players blank cards
Nov. 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 1) 294
Roy Walton You Can't Cheat An Honest Man two hands, performer always has four Jacks, Aces as climax, bottom deals
Variations 1969 The Devil's Playthings 47
Bruce Cervon Dealing the Flush Royal Flush for any number of players from 2 to 8, stack & faros
1970 Hierophant (Issue 3) 120
Allan Slaight Build Down progressive poker deal with ten card poker deal finale, see also p. 340 & 342
Inspired byRelated to
  • "The Psychological Loser" (Daniel Dobson, Tokyo Trickery by Takinshi Nemoto, Magic Inc.)
Also published here
Mar. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 5) 325
Harry Lorayne Lorayne's Poker Deal #2
Related to 1971 Reputation-Makers 151
Edward Marlo The Spectator's Deal spectator removes ten cards and deals them, performer receives Royal Flush
Related to 1971 Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 241
Peter Kane The Lazy Gambler flourish deal vom incomplete faro position, performer gets aces
1971 Another Card Session with Peter Kane 17
Paul Swinford Royal Flush Mini-Stack fifteen-card packet shuffled via reverse-faros and cutting, then Royal Flush dealt
Related to 1971 Lecture Notes 3
Frank Garcia Head to Head Poker kind of Always cut the Cards in reverse, crimp
Variations 1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 82
Allen Swift, Frank Garcia Swift Poker Deal face-up/face-down shuffled deck, using cut-and-turn-over-force before shuffle
Related toAlso published here 1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 86
Frank Garcia, John Scarne Poker Dream based on Scarne's Drunk Poker Deal, cards dealt from face up face down shuffled deck
Related to 1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 88
Dr. Jacob Daley Winning Aces dealing winning pair of aces for two to seven players, small stack
1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 104
Nick Trost High Card Poker Deal stacked poker deal, spectator shuffles, gilbreath
Also published here 1972 Card Cavalcade 157
Earl Keyser 22-Card Poker Deal after any number of faro shuffles, the dealer always wins, stack
1972 Epilogue (Issue 16) 151
Brother John Hamman Royal Gambol cards of a mediocre poker hand in row on table, some cards are exchanged, royal flush
Variations Summer 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 7th Folio) 533
Derek Dingle Master Poker Demonstration combination, color changing deck climax, simplified handling
  • Getting Ready
  • Cutting the Aces
  • The Second Deal
  • Dealing from the Bottom
  • Stacking
  • Patter
  • Notes for Card Experts, Historians and Anyone Else Who Might be Interested
Inspired byRelated to 1972 Innovations (Issue 1) 1
Father Cyprian Faro Flush spectator shuffle bluff, two faros, deal
1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 25
Covari Impossible Poker Stack card case as hold out and bottom deal
1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 85
George Schindler Poker Dream
Inspired by 1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 128
Edward G. Brown The Poker Hand ten cards are chosen and two poker hands formed, without looking at the cards, the spectator selects a hand, performer's hand is a royal flush
Related toVariations 1973 The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 36
Allan Slaight Top Twenty Poker, Gin, Blackjack combination
July 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 9) 637
Karl Fulves The Five-Card Deal gambling problem, see also page 202 for restrictions, for solution see reference
Variations 1974 Epilogue (Issue 20) 191
Martin A. Nash Beating the Cheat Poker specator switch cards
Related to 1975 Ever So Sleightly 132
Roy Walton Poker Progressive stack and faros
1975 Card Cavalcade 3 43
Howard Schwarzman Night Poker seven handed game, faro, spectator has some choices but still performer wins, exploiting Primitive Cycles
Inspired by 1975 Epilogue (Issue 24) 230
Jerry K. Hartman A Fine Hand five random cards are exchanged according to spectator's wishes, royal flush
Inspired by 1975 Epilogue (Issue Special No 1) 241
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
1975 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
1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 202
Edward Marlo Cheat to Cheat Poker
1976 Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 324
Al Mann The Psychic Poker Player handcuffed, gaffed table
1976 The Third Ecstasy 20
Rick Johnsson Raw Deal several phases, using Inertial Guidance
1976 Practical Impossibilities 94
Gene Maze Spectator's Choice magician ends up with Royal Flush
1977 Packet Switches (Part Four) 259
Jerry K. Hartman Hand Me Down specators switch cards
Inspired by 1977 Card Cavalcade Four 147
Roy Walton A Straight Shuffle spectator can shuffle, you get a straight
Variations 1977 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 7&8) 392
Karl Fulves Tilt Poker Aces put in center, immediately two poker hands dealt, posed as problem
1977 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #10) 1027
Allan Slaight Build Down progressive poker deal with ten card poker deal finale
Also published here 1977 The Magic Book 164
Karl Fulves According to Hoyle stud poker, after each card is dealt, the performer's face up card are exchanged with one of the other player's, performer still wins
Also published here 1977 The Magic Book 173
Karl Fulves (C) The Problem At Draw three hands dealt, performer has Aces, Aces put in center and repeated, repeat with Royal Flush, even though the performer deals himself only three cards, posed as problem
Related toVariations 1978 Interlocutor (Issue 24) 93
Unknown Die Poker-Hand performer deals five hands from a shuffled deck, when he repeats it he has a straight flush
1978 Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 73
Jerry K. Hartman Rused Card Dealer
  • You always deal yourself the winning hand, as the spectator gets progressively better hands
  • Bottom Deal demonstration
1978 Loose Ends 35
Robert J. Nedbalski Ned's Ultimate Poker Stack spectator can choose between different types of poker and how many players are dealt (two to five), then he deals himself, the performer wins, thirty-five card stack
1978 Ned's Ultimate Poker Stack 1
Edward Marlo Poker Prediction spectator shuffles, aces are added, bottom deal stacking, spectator deals
1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 320
Karl Fulves, Roy Walton Primitive Poker packet of twenty-five cards is dealt out in piles according to a rolled dice multiple times, then cards are dealt and everybody has a good hand
Inspired by 1979 Faro Possibilities 31
Walt Lees Irish Poker
Related toVariations 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 6) 690
Karl Fulves Impromptu Poker Deal deck set up for poker deal during location via Riffle Shuffle Control
1979 Riffle Shuffle Control 21
Derek Dingle, Karl Fulves The Problem at Draw three hands dealt, performer has Aces, Aces put in center and repeated, repeat with Royal Flush, even though the performer deals himself only three cards
Inspired byRelated to 1979 The Chronicles (Issue 13) 1185
Karl Fulves Joker Poker No. 16, Joker is inserted in fifteen-card packet which is then dealt out, hand with joker has a pair and wins
Also published here 1979 Self-Working Mental Magic 22
Simon Aronson Draw Poker Deal built into the Aronson Stack
1979 A Stack To Remember 6
Simon Aronson Stud Poker Deal built into the Aronson Stack
1979 A Stack To Remember 6
Edward Marlo The Marlo Punch Deal - Routine and Presentation dealing a full house, seven players, punch deal
1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 4
Edward Marlo Aces and Kings or Jacks and Queens - The Multiple Combination punch deal, ginving spectators choice up to 4 sets, punch in different positions
1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 6
Edward Marlo One Way Combination Deal dealing full house, three pairs to choose from, punch, edgemark, one way
1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 11
Tom Craven Head to Head puzzle/bet, head-to-head poker game, cards are openly chosen, yet performer wins
Related to Sep. 1980 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 9) 393
Ken Beale Diabolical Deal spectator chooses hand and draws as many as he like, still loses
1980 Arcane (Issue 1) 5
Ken Beale Drop Out Stud Poker Stacks set-ups for stud poker:
  • For Three Hands
  • For Four Hands
  • For Five Hands
  • For Six Hands
1980 Arcane (Issue 1) 6
Father Cyprian Suitcase Charlie - The One Handed Gambler stack and deal, spectator apparently shuffles
1980 The Elegant Card Magic of Father Cyprian 23
Gene Maze, Richard Kaufman La Nada System of Gambling
1980 The Gene Maze Card Book 46
Steve Kuske Sharp Sharp marked
1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 6) 862
Gordon Bruce The Poker Deal using the Split Second to deal cards, one face up one and face down
1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 8) 890
Roger Crosthwaite Doing the Splits gambler vs. magician theme, splitting twos into aces and one hand changes backs
1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 10) 918
Ray Grismer Psychic Poker five hands, cards switch with performer's hand, who still ends up with Royal Flush
1980 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 250) 1247
Michael Close Royal Poker Cull procedure to get a royal flush from shuffled deck, no normal game procedure
Inspired by 1981 Arcane (Issue 3) 23
Harry Riser The Last Hand procedure to get a royal flush from shuffled deck, no normal game procedure
Related to 1981 Arcane (Issue 6) 69
Karl Fulves Hokum Notes variations on the impromptu stacking method
1981 Octet 7
Karl Fulves Recursive Draw spectator repeatedly gets Aces, then changes for a royal flush, funny presentation
Related to 1981 Octet 13
Karl Fulves I. Q. Poker after some guessing game performer receives four-of-a-kind from shuffled deck, stacking as other cards are removed from deck
1981 Octet 26
Karl Fulves Fourth of Habit four indifferent cards put on table, one changes into selection, then four Kings are dealt, first tricks sets up second
Inspired by 1981 Octet 35
Walt Lees Crazy, Mixed-Up Poker with two deals
Inspired by 1981 More Professional Card Tricks 30
Horace E. Bennett The Improved Cheat four duplicate Aces, Royal Flush kicker
1981 Bennett's Fourth Book 53
Juan Tamariz Efecto 5°. Repoker de Elegidas four selections are controlled in one hand, aces, royal flush, with impromptu version
Also published here 1981 Magia Potagia — Volume I 27
Derek Dingle Master Poker Demonstration combination, color changing deck climax
Variations 1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 207
Bob King All-Fair Poker real shuffle, yet straights for all and royal flush for performer, gilbreath
1982 Best of Friends 267
Frank Garcia, Edward Marlo The Miracle Worker aces change to kings, then a heads-up poker in which the deck is cut for every card
Related to 1982 The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia — Part I 62
Mack Picknick Challenge Poker draw poker, performer has flush, overhand shuffle stacking
1982 Fork Full of Appetizers 34
Christian Scherer Scherer Poker Deal with Scherer's glued stack principle
Related to 1982 Seminarheft 27
Edward Marlo Face-up Poker Deals cards are dealt face up, face-up bottom deals, discrepancy
1983 Marlo without Tears 316
Karl Fulves Anytime Poker Aces run up from shuffled deck, two-handed game
Related toVariations 1983 Hardcore Aces 3
Edward Marlo Combination Advantages combining scratch deal with bottom deal to deal full houses
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 13
Edward Marlo Combination One-Way Punch and Scratch both punch and scratch indicate one-way feature, full house deal
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 14
Edward Marlo Punchless Deal several methods to achieve full house deal with borrowed deck
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 14
Edward Marlo Pseudo Memory ungaffed punchdeal, cards injogged instead of punched
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 14
Edward Marlo Indeterminated Poker Deal four of a kind deal, second deal and 4 injogged cards
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 17
Edward Marlo Any Number 3 To 10 spectator chooses number of players, you get winning hand, scratch mark
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 21
Edward Marlo Any Sucker Hand Called For eight hand deal, dealer aces, any other kings
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 23
Edward Marlo More Punchless Approaches two methods using crimps
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 27
Edward Marlo Percentage Full House riffle culling a full house
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 50
Edward Marlo Fifth Routine riffle cull and bottom deal with slick aces (reduces friction)
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 98
Edward Marlo The Erratic Poker Deal spectator influence dealing, yet four Aces are dealt
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 314
Frederick Braue Three A.M. Poker Deal progressive poker deal stack that is easy to remember, credit information
1984 Arcane (Issue 12) 161
Del Copley Challenge Poker Deal four aces are found in selected hand, bottom deal gambling demo
1984 Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 5
Tony Econ The Invisible Bottom Deal fake bottom deal gambling demo
1984 Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 9
T. Nelson Downs Whiz Bang Poker No. 71, stack for any number of hands from two to six players
1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 106
Unknown Face-up Poker No. 75, poker hands drawn from face-up spread, yet performer wins, with variation "Revenge Poker"
1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 112
Juan Tamariz Rutina Hamilton three phases, pick-up stack
Inspired by 1984 Magia Potagia — Volume III 21
Juan Tamariz Las 3 Jugadas de Poker stacking of Aces and Sevens, performer has straight as a climax
Inspired by 1984 Magia Potagia — Volume III 23
Jerry Sadowitz Fancy Dance Kings placed on top and instantly four-handed game dealt, Kings in performer's hand, they change to Aces
Variations 1984 Contemporary Card Magic 16
A. Berkeley Davis Poker/Bridge Demonstration full deck stack, automatic reset, faro
1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 285
A. Berkeley Davis Non-Faro P/B Demonstration Poker/Bridge, full deck stack, automatic reset
1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 290
Martin Lewis Any Number Can Play Spectator calls out any number of hands, performer deals out and gets winning hand (2 to 8 hands range)
1985 Martin's Miracles 27
William Larsen, Jack McMillen Poker Deal performer knows other player's hole cards, then gets aces (1937)
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 25
T. Nelson Downs TND Poker Deal stack in which two to six players can be chosen, good hands and performer wins
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 15
Louis Histed, Frederick Braue Crimp Four Aces aces fairly lost in deck, then they arrive in poker hand
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 24
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 1985 Equinox 38
David Britland The Last Game multiphase routine
Inspired byAlso published here 1986 The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 2) 20
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 1987 Inspirations 113
Karl Fulves Faro Slough-Off Stacking simple two-handed stacking
1987 Secret Session — Part One 6
Karl Fulves Faster Draw hand upjogged, stripped out and put on top, two hands dealt and the upjogged hand is in one of the hands, upjogging doubles
Related to 1987 Secret Session — Part One 16
Karl Fulves Accelerated Draw No. 4, two Blackjack hands from last trick put on deck, two hands dealt, Full House for spectator and Royal Flush for performer
1987 Secret Session — Part Two 57
Bruce Cervon Diminishing Poker Deal spectator gets always five cards, you each time one card less
1988 The Cervon File 101
Darwin Ortiz Greek Poker poker stacking triumph, color changing deck kicker
Variations 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 66
Dai Vernon Vernon On Edward G. Brown's "Poker Hand Mystery" Mr. Lucky Effect
Inspired byRelated to 1988 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 169
Karl Fulves Trade In Draw fifteen card poker deal, three hands, spectator can trade, performer still wins, posed as problem
1988 Interlocutor (Issue 50) 230
Edward Marlo For Poker Demonstration faced-deck and turnover before discarding, setting up with table riffle shuffle reverse
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 166
Brother John Hamman Spectator Outdeals Magician... Almost
1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 175
Karl Fulves PDQuickie Aces placed in different parts of the deck, one cut, two hands dealt and performer gets Aces (doubles inserted)
1989 The Multiple Shift 14
Karl Fulves The Gambler weird stacking procedure, then two hands dealt and performer has four-of-a-kind
1989 Easy-to-Do Card Tricks for Children 15
Juan Tamariz Effect 5. Repoker of the Chosen four selections are controlled in one hand, aces, royal flush, with impromptu version
Also published here 1989/91 Sonata 45
Bob King A Couple of Tears Face up Poker Deal, onehanded seconds face down to yourself
Feb. 1990 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 2) 1744
Edward Marlo Second Application bottom deal with four Aces
Also published here 1991 The Olram File (Issue 6) 4
Edward Marlo Third Application you get aces, spectator kings, bottom deal
Also published here 1991 The Olram File (Issue 6) 5
Karl Fulves Random Stud stud version with randomly mixed face-up/face-down cards, dealer wins with royal flush
1991 28 Card Tricks 40
Karl Fulves Outfoxed apparent stacking with outjogged aces as demo, when dealt aces are openly dealt from center to spectator, yet performer gets aces, two methods
Related to 1991 28 Card Tricks 51
Ron Ferris Sweetheart Stack spectator can change cards
Inspired by
  • Nick Trost's "Challenge Poker Deal"
1991 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 39) 716
Edward Marlo Second Application bottom deal with four Aces
Also published here 1992 Card Finesse II 177
Edward Marlo Third Application you get Aces, spectator Kings, bottom deal
Also published here 1992 Card Finesse II 178
James Swain, Michael Skinner Dream Poker magician deals himself winning poker hand from spectator shuffled deck. Uses partial stack
1992 Don't Blink 19
James Swain Impromptu Cheat performer receives best hand from shuffled deck, uses riffle stacking
1992 Don't Blink 31
Karl Fulves Blindfold Aces aces arranged into a ten-card-packet by spectator, performer deals three hands and gets three Aces, three methods
Related to 1992 Deceptive Practices 59
Edward Marlo Glim Deal sighting ahead when dealing with shiner
1993 The Olram File (Issue 14) 5
Philip T. Goldstein Drawl winning cards in selected hand, spectator can cut to position for dealing last round of cards
1993 The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 3) 6
Bob King Seeing is Believing performer blindfolded for full routine
Phase I: a card pocketed and another selected
Phase II: selection found at named small number
Phase III: two more cards divined, using 52-on-One and 3-1/2 gag cards
Phase IV: four Aces dealt in poker round
Phase V: pocketed card named
1993 The Breather 2 22
Peter Duffie I Give Up! two hands, performer always has four Jacks, Aces as climax, second deals instead of bottom deals
Inspired by 1993 Applications 15
Steven Hamilton A Poker Problem spectator deals five hands and turns all face up, takes any five cards for a strong hand, rest dealt out again into four hands, every hand beats the spectator's choice, posed as a problem
1993 Profile (Issue 16) 5
Dai Vernon, John Murray, Jerry Mentzer One Hand Bottom - Applications
1993 Card File 227
Jack Birnman Sharper's Image after some shuffling (also by spectator) a two-handed game is dealt, performer receives a Full House with Aces and Kings, faro
Variations June 1993 MO — Modus Operandi (Issue 2) 15
Juan Tamariz Effect 5 - Repoker Of The Chose four selections are controlled in one hand, aces, royal flush, with impromptu version
1994 The Tamariz Perpendicular Control 16
Peter Duffie Epitaph for a Card Cheat one-at-a-time reduction of hands
Inspired byRelated to 1995 Duffie's Card Compulsions 156
Darwin Ortiz The One-Handed Poker Deal skill demonstration
1995 Cardshark 149
Darwin Ortiz Mr. Lucky spectator chooses all the cards in play
Related toVariations 1995 Cardshark 167
Derek Dingle, Karl Fulves The Lazy Gambler No. 29, spectator cuts and two poker hands are dealt out, performer's cards are face-up and the Royal Flush
1995 Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 52
Edward Marlo No. 6 with drawing and discards, block turnover application
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 395
Paul Harris A Subtle Poker Move (revised) performer's cards multiply from five to about fifteen, in second round he has killer hand
Inspired byVariations 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Close-up Entertainer) 123
Michael Skinner A Poker Deal spectator deals, royal flush
1996 Classic Sampler 56
Harry Riser Dealer's School
  • Phase One (red black separation by feel)
  • Phase Two (shuffle control demo)
  • Phase Three (dealing some hands, performer ends up with Aces)
1996 The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser 144
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
1996 Untold 12
Larry Jennings Another Winning Hand two hands, cards are drawn, performer wins two times
Inspired by 1997 Jennings '67 37
Richard Vollmer The Distrustful Mechanic using faros
Oct. 1997 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 10) 2850
Nick Trost High-Card Poker Deal Poker deal from packet of high cards, spectators receive Ace-high straights, performer gets winning four of a kind, uses Gilbreath principle
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 113
Nick Trost Straight Poker Deal Deal from shuffled deck, spectators get straight, performer get full house.
Variations 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 236
Nick Trost Twenty-Deck Poker Deal Poker with twenty cards
Related to
  • "The Hokey-Poker Deck" (Jim Lucier, The New Tops, March 1978)
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 245
Nick Trost Special-Deck Blackjack-Poker Deal Blackjack and poker combined demo
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 265
Alex Elmsley Power Poker ten cards, spectator can chose which he wands, full house and royal flush
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1997 Alex Is At It Again 2
Doug Edwards Poker Deal Extraordinaire You get winning hand multiple times, keep getting better and better
Inspired by 1997 Doug Edwards Packs a Wallop! 117
Jerry Sadowitz, Derek Dingle Gambling Demo riffle cull and bottom deal
Related to 1997/98 Thanks To Zarrow 19
Bruce Cervon Dealing the Flush Royal Flush for any number of players from 2 to 8, stack & faros
1998 Hard-Boiled Mysteries 142
Jack Avis Alaskan Poker five times the spectator and magician cut the deck in turn and remove the top card, performer ends up with Royal Flush
1998 Vis à Vis 54
James Swain 21st Century Magicican vs. Gambler two phases, including Pokerhand Transformation
1999 21st Century Card Magic 147
Steve Mayhew The Routine stack for two hands, both are good but performer wins, spectator can riffle shuffle
Variations 1999 Angels May Shuffle but the Devil Still Deals 9
Steve Mayhew The Ultimate Double-Duke stacking four hands, spectator gets flush, performer full house or four of a kind, gambling demonstration
1999 Angels May Shuffle but the Devil Still Deals 11
Harry Lorayne, Christian Scherer Lorayne's Poker Deal royal flush kicker
Inspired by 1999 Abgezockt! 13
Harry Lorayne, Christian Scherer Lorayne's Poker Deal #2
1999 Abgezockt! 15
Roger Crosthwaite The Cheat named four-of-a-kind produced and stacked, then face-up center deal, Aces for performer
1999 Arcardia 105
Adrian Plate A Trick at Poker No. 5,new deck opened and shuffled, seven hands dealt and performer wins
Related toAlso published here 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 102
Rell M. Woodward Poker Stack
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 102
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note correction and more details
Related to 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 103
Nick Trost High Card Poker Deal Spectator shuffles deck, deal, you win. Uses Gilbreath principle.
Also published here 1999 Cunning Card Miracles 60
Guy Hollingworth Gambling in Grubbier Circumstances performer recieves Royal Flush
2000 Excerpts 27
Theodore Annemann The Gambler in Person very simple stacking technique for a gambling demo
Also published here 2000 Card College — Volume 4 924
Unknown The Easy Poker Demonstration
2000 Card College - Volume 4 1053
Steve Beam Done Deal deck is shuffled twice, second time face up into face down, spectator deals face up cards to himself and face down to performer, performer has a straight flush
Variations 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 16
Steve Beam House Rules two decks are shuffled together face up and face down, performer gets a Royal Flush
Inspired by 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 19
Darwin Ortiz Rum Punch punch deal, dealing royal flush
Related to 2001 Jiggery Pokery 15
Andrew Wimhurst Mister Blister dealing two full houses from shuffled deck, punch deal
2001 Jiggery Pokery 14
Simon Aronson Routine Maintenance (Poker Deal Restoration) Poker Deal demo that restores stack order
Related to 2001 Try the Impossible 238
Karl Fulves Percentage Poker performer and spectator draw hole card from face-up deck, then four cards chosen from 4x4 layout, even though spectator goes first he loses
Related to
  • "Swindle & Cheat" (1991)
2001 Hex Squared 90
Karl Fulves, Larry Becker Knockout Poker No. 62, spectator choses five cards from himself from face-up deck and for performer from face-down deck with dealing procedure, magicians gets Aces
2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 92
Karl Fulves According to Hoyle No. 13, five-card stud poker dealt, after every dealt card the spectator can switch face-up cards of performer with someone else's, he still wins
Also published here 2001 My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 28
Karl Fulves One Second Flat No. 46, gag sequence in which apparently gambling secrets are exposed, finishes with color changing backs and a Royal Flush deal
Related to 2001 My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 105
Harry Lorayne Poker Power pick-a-card poker with face-up cards, Aces or Royal Flush kicker, faro
2001 Personal Collection 543
Karl Fulves Multi-Stack shuffled deck, performer takes out Aces and loses them again, immediately deals out two poker hands and performer gets Aces
Related to 2001 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 6) 212
Karl Fulves Jacks Are Better shuffled deck, performer takes out named value and loses them again, immediately deals out two poker hands and performer gets Jacks and spectator his value
Related to 2001 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 6) 213
Darwin Ortiz Raw Deal punch deal, dealing royal flush
2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 44
Ian Baxter Poker Deal Deluxe spectator shuffles, receives royal flush
2002 The Turnstile Pass 16
Steve Beam Preventive Poker deck is shuffled twice, second time face up into face down, spectator deals face up cards to himself and face down to performer, performer has a straight flush, more freedom
Inspired by 2002 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 223
Roberto Giobbi Poker Burn inspired by "Impromptu Poker Deal" (Encyclopedia of Card Tricks)
2003 Card College — Volume 5 1303
Bob King Poker4 cards dealt and spectators can switch cards, two cards with holes
2003 New Magician Foolers 17
Karl Fulves World Series disguised ten-card poker deal for four players with twenty cards
2003 Off The Books (Issue 5) 87
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Dire Straights Ace through Ten received after a riffle shuffle by spectator
Inspired by 2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 92
Karl Fulves Playing Best Hand
Inspired by 2004 When Psychics Play Poker 5
Karl Fulves Crooked Straight two straights for performer and spectator, but performer has higher one, performer's hand pops out of banded deck
Inspired by 2004 Under Tension 34
Gene Maze Universal Stock number of hands chosen by spectator, combining riffle stacking, second and bottom deals, only briefly explained
Related to
  • Wonderful Routines of Magic, First Addendum
2004 Enchantments 138
Basil Horwitz Body Language Challenge Poker Test spectator can select cards from half the deck to build best possible poker hand, performer selects without looking and has a royal flush
2004 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 5 39
Steven Youell The Adequate Cardshark Poker and Bridge deal from Si Stebbins
Inspired by 2004 Weapons of Mass Destruction 31
Karl Fulves Counterfeat spectator removes any card from shuffled deck, performer removes full house and bets that spectator cannot beat him with straight flush that includes his card
Related to 2005 Clockwork 9
Karl Fulves Counterfeit credits for "Counterfeat" betting game in which spectator and performer construct poker hand from face-up spread
Related to 2005 Clockwork 65
Karl Fulves The X-Hand Deal five piles, dealing for "randomisation", spectator decides on number of players
2006 Prolix (Issue 2) 93
Jack Avis M. S. Poker Deal "Mechanical Second", Aces dealt to performer, placed together in center and immediately dealt out again
2006 Rara Avis 98
Jack Avis Shuffled Deck Poker Deal good hand dealt after a spectator's overhand shuffle
Inspired by
  • Ricky Jay television performance
2006 Rara Avis 119