84 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Gambling / Poker / "Magic"
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Victor Farelli Poker and Brag Four Aces produced in "magic gambling" routine via dealing procedureInspired by
  • "After the Four Ace Trick" (Billy O'Connor, The Magic Wand, June-Sept 1935)
"Lend Me Your Pack" 33
Purvis W. Miller Poker Hand Repeat Trick six card repeat with poker presentationVariations More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 33
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Busted Bobtail four royal flush cards produced, then fifth has wrong suit, rest is transformed The Stripper Deck 15
Edward Marlo Effect Two straight flush shown with six cards, extra-card vanishes and reappears in sleeve Unlimited 13
James Steranko Dead Man's Hand Finale Chapter Twelve, "A Lesson in Card Artistry"
spectator choses card, they turn out to be Dead Man's Hand (pair of Eights and Aces), third Ace appears between them
Steranko on Cards 83
Harry Lorayne Short Pseudo Exposé one card changes to complete royal flush Close-up Card Magic 243
Karl Fulves Prelude explaining "dealing heavy" to audience, then surplus card vanishes The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 10) 114
Peter Alexis Scarlock's Card phoned person knows dealt poker handsInspired byAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 12) 214
Guy Thompson The Mississippi Switch pile on table, cards to be exchanged dropped next to the pile and deck placed on first pile, in context of a poker story The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 7) 31
Gene Nielsen Card Sense poker presentation, prediction in envelope The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 37) 183
James G. Thompson Jr. Call Your Hand Variation performer's poker hand contains four Aces and selectionInspired by The Living End 144
Peter Alexis Scarlock's Card phoned person knows dealt poker handsAlso published here Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 13
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 flushRelated toVariations The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 36
Jerry K. Hartman Hope For The Best Spectator thinks of highest card in the hand, then magician deals four of a kind Means & Ends 80
Jerry Andrus "Gambler's Aces" face up aces in face down deck, four hands deal, then all aces are in one hand but face down Andrus Card Control 25
Fred Lowe Matched Poker Deal done with royal flushs instead of quartets Matching the Cards 16
David Carré The Card Expert multiphase routine, fullstack Pabular (Vol. 3, No. 6) 366
Karl Fulves Premium Poker five selections are promised to be hole cards in stud poker deal, however they appear from pocket instead, sleeving Impromptu Holdouts 14
Paul Harris Easy Royal Spectator names any Ace, performer takes out four cards and shows each card to be an Ace of Spades, packet then multiples into five cards and shown to be Royal Flush in SpadesInspired by SuperMagic 97
Christian Scherer Trickspiel-Poker five ace of spades or removed from deck and change into royal flush, second royal flush is produced Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 84
Lin Searles The Color-Blind Crossroader five cards, one has different back, all backs change, gambling story Lecture Notes 7
Edward Marlo Vanish and Poker Combination four signed selections vanish and reappear in a poker hand Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 170
Karl Fulves Near Royalty two cards change to complete a Royal Flush between three cards Interlock 64
Karl Fulves The Cut/Deal Problem three aces and kings are put on top, spectator deals for two players, "self-stacking" Side Steal 48
Karl Fulves Fifty Dollar Deal Poker Problem #6
spectator constructs any hand from five face-up piles, one card from each pile, magician names this hand
Octet 56
Karl Fulves The Hired Hand aces exchanged with other poker hand one by one, but still remain in original hand, with weird poker variation presentation Octet 72
Marc Russell Flash production of a royal flush, with Hofzinser Two Card Catch Spell-Binder (Vol. 1, No. 8) 145
Steve Beam Hole Card Change transposition presented as secret switch The Changing of the Cards 14
Mack Picknick The Gambler and His Accomplice gambling demo, spectators see cards put down in front of accomplice, eventually they are found in hand of performer Fork Full of Appetizers 36
Meir Yedid The Invisible Poker Hand invisible poker hand is dealt, which suddenly appears, with Slingshot Snap OutRelated toAlso published here Incredible Close-Up Magic 60
Steve Beam Rollover Aces Inspired by The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 18) 310
Doug Edwards Joker Poker using "Step Gaff" Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11, No. 5) 1498
Edward Marlo The Oh Henry Stack three methods, other sources mentionedRelated to Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 138
Karl Fulves Outjogged Poker apparent stacking with outjogged aces as demo, when dealt aces fall to spectator, yet performer gets acesRelated to The Multiple Shift 15
Harvey Rosenthal Switch Poker hands build by touching cards, royal flush, using the overload move The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 34) 601
Ken Krenzel, Edward Marlo The Doppelgänger Deck applying the JB Kard KopInspired by Close-up Impact! 102
Philip T. Goldstein Five-Card Polka poker story, red/blue double backer, marketed in 1976 Focus 55
Meir Yedid Unsichtbarer Pokerspieler invisible poker hand is dealt, which suddenly appears, with Slingshot Snap OutInspired byAlso published here Meir Yedid 8
Jack Carpenter Eight Kings bottom deal demonstration in which one deals 8 kings, then kings are in other pile than they were dealtRelated to Modus Operandi 130
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
Meir Yedid Invisible Poker Hand invisible poker hand is dealt, which suddenly appears, with Slingshot Snap OutRelated toAlso published here Memorable Magic 7
Paul Gertner Black Jack Surprise bust blackjack hand changes into four aces Steel and Silver 113
Darwin Ortiz Darwin's Poker Deal travelling signatures Cardshark 159
Darwin Ortiz Pick-A-Card Poker with to-Royal-Flush-TransformationRelated to Cardshark 172
Darwin Ortiz The Cross faro stacking, transformationRelated to Cardshark 180
Dan Block One-Card Poker two cards become five - a royal flush Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19, No. 7) 2665
Paul Cummins Intuitive Poker spectator chooses Royal Flush from spread deck from a shuffled deck in use... Part Two 18
Gary Plants "Killer" Poker-Deal Demo color changing deck climax Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19, No. 6) 2662
Nick Trost False Deal Deluxe Pseudo false dealing demo The Card Magic of Nick Trost 87
Ken Krenzel The Lost Aces of Louie the Loser aces visibly vanish when dealt in poker deal, reappear in one of the other hands Ingenuities 137
Nick Trost Generic Deck Version Variation on "The Five-Ace Poker Hand" with blank cardsInspired by The Card Magic of Nick Trost 27
Nick Trost Bottoms, Seconds and Centers Demo Pseudo demo (with duplicate card) The Card Magic of Nick Trost 88
Nick Trost Psychic Poker similar to previous "Calling the Hands" The Card Magic of Nick Trost 117
Nick Trost Trost on "Matching the Cards" Four jacks change to Aces, with blank deck endingInspired 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 Nick's Expanding Cards Mini poker hand grows in size to poker-size, gimmick could have inspired Micro MacroInspired by
  • "Lohrey's Enlarging Cards" (Carl Lohrey, marketed in The Linking Ring, 1950s)
VariationsAlso published here
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 220
Peter Duffie The Fourmost Card reversed in packet of twenty-five cards, packet is "mixed" and dealt into five poker hands - hand with reversed card contains four of a kind, other hands are mixedInspired by Effortless Card Magic 67
Alex Elmsley The Colour-Changing Faro Shuffle first published in Jerry Sadowitz' "The Crimp", five times performer cuts to a card, royal flush but with different colored back Alex Is At It Again 9
Doug Edwards Six Card Royal Four card repeat, end with royal flush production and finding selectionAlso published here Doug Edwards Packs a Wallop! 39
Milton Kort, Karl Fulves That Darned Ace Spectator names any Ace, performer shows that Ace to have hindered him from getting a four of a kind Poker hand (three Kings and selected Ace), suit matches missing King Kort 95
Jas Jakutsch, Bob Farmer "16-Foot Tsunami" multiple cards are divined, impossible conditions, psychic poker, belly strippersRelated to Completely Mental - Vol. 3 9
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
David Regal Mystic Poker Spectator draws any royal flush card on a blank card, four other blank cards print to complete the royal flush Close-Up & Personal 105
Joshua Jay Locating a Deal multiple selection, cards end up in a poker hand when dealing, then all spectators have their cards in their hands and performer has a Royal FlushInspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 3 49
Simon Aronson Last Five Standing Produce poker hands with down under deal Try the Impossible 252
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 AcesInspired byRelated to Penumbra (Issue 6) 4
Karl Fulves Who's The Cheat? two four-of-a-kinds, two of each given to both spectator and performer, yet they separate againRelated to Off The Books (Issue 7) 131
Wesley James, Patrick Cook Holdout Holdup "sewt", signed kings placed in sleeve openly, kings then travel to deck, stacked for poker game, change to Aces, Kings in wallet, five methods Enchantments 133
Karl Fulves Real Secret Stuff Aces removed from deck with an indifferent card, this packet riffle shuffled into deck and left outjogged, two poker hands dealt from outjogged cards alternating with top of deck, Aces end up in other packet Prolix (Issue 1) 62
Jerry K. Hartman Poker Face-to-Face Multiple card Triumph under guise of gambling demonstration The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 74
Jack Parker Ouroboros Poker hands chosen from a ten-card pile of Jacks, Queens and Kings. Audience gets full house, performer gets four AcesInspired by
  • "No Jonah Poker" (Jon Racherbaumer, Freebie 8, 2007)
52 Memories 14
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
Justin Higham Jungian Poker five poker hands dealt, spectator peeks at one card from a poker hand, all cards are collected and re-dealt, performer gets winning hand of straight flush consisting of peeked at cardInspired byRelated to Dexterity Manual 31
Michael Weber A Spectator Named Kennedy shuffled deck, spectator apparently deals cards from center while magicians gets a full houseRelated to Penumbra (Issue 11) 7
Michael Weber Self-Centered apparently spectator deals centers Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 115
Antonio Zuccaro (Pseudo) Marked Deck Routine Performer demonstrates how marked decks can be used in a game (deck is turned face up) - cuts to four Aces, center deals four Aces, before color changing deck ending as a kickerInspired by Finding The Center 59
Tony Cabral Five Aces same Ace dealt to oneself five times, changes into royal flush, different handlingsRelated toVariations Card Tricks for the Untrustworthy 38
Steve Freeman Royal Hummer Cards are mixed face up and face down haphazardly, later all cards are face down except a royal flushVariations Magical Mathematics 8
Jason Ladanye The Big Stack performer stacks himself queen, someone else gets kings, queens change to acesInspired by Confident Deceptions 181
Steve Beam Two For the Price of One Using a factory second deck of cards, spectator shuffles and cuts and a poker hand is dealt. The spectator is allow to draw cards. Ultimately, he settles on a pat hand. The other side is the magician's hand. It's a royal flush.Related to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 217
Steve Beam Two For the Price of One #2 Using a factory second deck of cards, spectator shuffles and cuts and a poker hand is dealt. The spectator is allow to draw cards. Ultimately, he settles on a pat hand. The other side is the magician's hand. It's a royal flush.Related to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 220
Steve Beam Pokerdiction Using a factory second deck of cards, spectator shuffles and cuts and a poker hand is dealt. Five other cards, predictions, turn out not to match the poker and. Then suddenly, all cards match on both sides of both hands. Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 222
Pit Hartling Quick Change spectator finds straight flush to fit selection, then changes the card to make a Royal Flush to fit second selection, for Tamariz or Aronson stack In Order to Amaze 200
Frank Shields Gardner-Marlo Poker Deal Variation Facsimile (Issue 6) 11
Jason Ladanye Aces Anonymous Aces removed and put in envelope in Himber wallet, performer still receives those Aces in poker game, duplicates, farosInspired by Game Changer 251