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The final false shuffle presented in this series, the Top Card, does just as the name suggests. While you do appear to give the deck a thorough and randomizing shuffle, the top card somehow returns to position every single time. No matter how closely they watch you at work, they won't be able to explain just how you do it.
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Second Dealing is a sleight frequently used within card tricks and gambling. The secret is actually explained within the name of the trick itself. Instead of dealing from the top of the deck, you start with the second card. This allows you, the dealer, to either avoid relinquishing a favorable ca...
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Gambler's False Cut
A type of card manipulation, the Gambler's False Cut is a sleight aimed solely at maintaining the top card's position - even after having appeared to be cut. The audience believes you've randomized the deck, making it impossible to know the identity of the deck's top card still. Or is it?