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  • Second Deal

    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...

  • Bottom Deal

    Learning and perfecting the art of the bottom deal is essential for any aspiring magician. This classic sleight will prove to be endlessly useful in an array of moves and routines. Why is this particular sleight so valuable? It's because of its location - the bottom. The bottom of the deck is the...

  • 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?