105 entries in Cards / Sleights / False Dealing / Second Deal / Miscellaneous
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Charles T. Jordan A Novel Force deck held high with faces towards audience in left hand, cards dealt until stopped, force card horizontally held by little finger
The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks)
Harry J. Smith Automatic Seconds card(s) at any number(s) using second deal from card case with slit
Variations 1936
The Jinx (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36)
U. F. Grant Effect No. 3 second deal demo, top card has corner missing
1936 2
Missing Corner Second Deal whole corner is missing
1937 79
Dai Vernon Automatic Second Deal hole in card
Related to 1937 305
Dai Vernon By Means of a Faked Card hole in top card
1938 210
Second Deal Aid roughing fluid on thumb
Related to 1940 414
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Hugard-Braue Stripper Change automatic second deal with stripper deck
1941 12
Missing Corner Second Deal
1950 9
Automatic Glide corner missing
1950 25
Bruce Elliott Elliott's Last Lethargy false second deal
Mar. 1952
The Phoenix (Issue 250)
Edward Marlo Tabled Second Deal two methods
Related to 1953 69
Tony Kardyro "Coming Thru!" top card placed on table, deck on top, selection appears face-up on top via air pressure turn-over, featuring a second deal with right-hand end grip and buckling action
Inspired by 1955 26
Missing Corner Second Deal
1957 20
William P. Miesel Second and Middle Deals with break
May 1958
The Cardiste (Issue 8)
, Edward Marlo Unorthodox Second Deal top card is buckled, also as third deal by Marlo
Related toVariations 1959 2
The Movie Second unorthodox
Related toVariations 1959 54
Edward Marlo The Hit Deals two handlings
Variations 1959 60
Stanley James Stanley James Stud Second unorthodox hit style
1959 68
Edward Marlo Tabled Seconds
Related to 1959 94
Edward Marlo Note 5. Out Of This World? reds and blacks faro shuffled, deck not completely squared, either red or black can be dealt, "Jog Deal"
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961)
Dai Vernon Vernon Automatic Second Deal hole in top card
Related to 1962 28
Dr. William Weyeneth Eine Karten Kaprice card at number, duplicate, easy second deal with missing part
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 24 No. 4)
Jerry K. Hartman Two Way Split - (a) Underturn kind of wrist-turn second deal turnover as switch/reverse with applications
Related toAlso published here Nov. 1969
Epilogue (Issue 7)
Edward Marlo Variant of Hit Second Deal easy variant
Inspired by Spring 1970
Hierophant (Issue 3)
Roger Smith R-S Top Change card out-jogged on top of deck, dragged inwards with right hand and removed, actually second card taken
1971 36
Frank Garcia Practicing and Executing the Second Deal various tips
1973 97
Russell T. Barnhart Important note from the author second dealing tip
1974 2
Karl Fulves Strike/Pull Deal double deal beneath top card
July 1975
Epilogue (Issue 24)
Larry Jennings Simplex L.J. Switch LJ Move variation
Epilogue (Issue Special No 3 (Part 1))
Larry Jennings The Snap Second Deal
Epilogue (Issue Special No 3 (Part 2))
Karl Fulves, J. W. Sarles Second To None Variation second deal lap in which original third card is removed
1975 97
Harvey Rosenthal Pop-Up Second Deal taken at bottom right corner
1977 187
Paul Curry Second Deal with cut out half circle
1977 22
Barrie Richardson, John Scarne The Clean Second-Card Force Concept hole in card
Related to Dec. 1977
Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 4)
Frederick Braue FB Slow-Motion Second Deal buckling the top card
1978 40
Tip on Second Dealing product to put on fingers
Related to 1978 42
Edward Marlo Mechanical Second Deal as glide substitute
1978 48
Dr. James William Elliott, Theodore Annemann Elliott-Annemann Automatic Second Deal with torn-off corner
Related to
  • Elliott's Last Legacy (1923)
1979 2
Karl Fulves, Dai Vernon Automatic Second & Third Deal top card has hole
Related to 1979 2
Martin Lewis, Paul Harris Stamped Second demonstration second deal, stamp is stuck onto top card
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1980 111
Sobell Snowshoe Second Deal comical second deal for exposé
Related to 1982 70
Ross Bertram Tabled Second Deal
1983 113
Simon Lovell Types of Second Deals
1983 4
Simon Lovell Myths of the Second Deal
1983 4
Simon Lovell How to Practice Second Dealing
1983 6
Simon Lovell Advanced Practise for the Second Deal
1983 8
Simon Lovell Final Notes on Second Dealing
1983 36
Simon Lovell Other Second Deals
1983 37
Edward Marlo Unorthodox Second Deal
1984 325
Martin Gardner, Karl Fulves Hole Second Deal handling for the fake second deal with hole card on top, also third deal demo
May 1984
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 21)
Steve Beam The New Sleight that Resembles a Second Deal card sticking in the middle is apparently removed, when in fact the second card is taken
1984 61
William P. Miesel Hit Double Lift Second Deal
Arcane (Issue 13)
Larry Jennings, Edward Marlo Mechanical Change/Second Deal brief
1985 7
Larry Jennings Simplex L.J. Switch context (also Tom Gagnon's Packet Vanish)
1987 131
Larry Jennings, Edward Marlo The Mechanical Change snap second deal
1987 100
Larry Jennings, Carmen D'Amico, Edward Marlo Snap Second Deal Applications featuring an alternative to the thumb count method (see page 151) and the following variants:
  • The Snap Second Deal
  • The Snap Stud Second Deal
  • The Snap Second Turnover
  • Seconds, Thirds, Fourths, Etc.
1988 148
Karl Fulves Table Trix tabled false-count or second deal, posed as problem
Interlocutor (Issue 50)
Karrell Fox "Two-Easy" Card Force automatic second deal with corner cut off
1988 47
Edward Marlo Mechanical Change mechanical second deal
1989 84
Karl Fulves Dealing Seconds from a gambling shoe
Swindle Sheet (Issue 6)
Jerry K. Hartman Underturn kind of wrist-turn second deal turnover as switch/reverse
Also published here 1991 123
Dai Vernon Punch Second Deal brief
1993 15
Jerry K. Hartman Underturn kind of wrist-turn second deal turnover as switch/reverse
Also published here 1995 18
Martin Lewis, Paul Harris Stamped Second demonstration second deal, stamp is stuck onto top card
Also published here 1996
The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Close-up Fantasies 1 & 2)
Don Voltz Stuck! based on Martin Lewis' "Stamped Second", demonstration second deal, stamp is stuck onto top card
Inspired by 1996
The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Close-up Fantasies 1 & 2)
Ken Krenzel, Harry J. Smith Shoe-in force from card case from where cards are removed one by one, ungaffed method
Inspired by 1997 29
Bob Still Dr. Elliott's Second Deal two cards chosen behind back, performer names both, then both found when spectator calls stop during dealing, automatic second deal with corner missing
Related to 1998 240
Hole Card Second Deal
1998 28
Guy Hollingworth Regarding false dealing. The second deal magician impress thing, using LePaul Spread
1999 167
Jack Carpenter, Toby Wessel Tips on the Second Deal movement of the hands while dealing
1999 8
Second Deal with Half-Moon Cut-Out
1999 83
James Swain The Cool Out Move
  • The Card Expert
blocked pushed off and taken with right hand and turned face up and tabled, top card held back
Related to July 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 7)
Jerry K. Hartman Underturn kind of wrist-turn second deal turnover as switch/reverse
2001 208
Wesley James, Alex Elmsley Concealing Odd Back with Second Deal credit information
2004 238
Dave Campbell Static Modified Second Deal static right hand
Related to 2004 292
Dave Campbell Modified Second Deal starts with break
Related to 2004 409
Jason England Final Thoughts
  • Other Seconds
  • Dry skin
  • Seconds/Centers/Bottom - Same Grip
  • More on Rhythm and Timing
2006 18
Michael Raeburn Buckle Up top card buckle, pseudo second deal
2007 322
Allan Ackerman Pocket Mechanical Second
Inspired by 2007 28
Karl Fulves Second Thoughts drills and exercises for learning the second deal
  • Locking The Left Hand
  • Jingle
  • Shortest Path
  • Dime On Deck
Related to 2009
Prolix (Issue 6)
Roberto Giobbi Unorthodox Second Deal
Related to
  • The Movie Second (1959)
  • "Second Deal" (Douglas Francis, The Sphinx, Vol. 47 No. 1, March 1948, p. 6)
Secret Agenda (Issue Jan 27)
Brady White Automatic Second Deal automatic push-off by having a small piece of extra corner glued on the face of the top card
Also published here
  • Genii, Feb. 1946
Nov./Dec. 2012
Genii (Vol. 75 No. 11 & 12)
Tony Cabral On The Second Deal
  • The Brief
  • The Timing
  • The Rhythm
  • The Carpenter Angle Clash Theory
  • Move the Deck Hand
2014 5
Jack Carpenter The Carpenter Angle Clash Theory
Related to 2014 8
Jon Racherbaumer Marlo and the Second-Dealing Monkey
Facsimile (Issue 6)
Asi Wind Lazy Seconds Force dealing bunches instead of single cards
2018 125
Benjamin Earl Second Deal Choreography on changing the take on consecutive second deals
2019 15
Steve Forte get-ready seconds starting with break under two cards, top card not fully retracted, also end grip take from break without push-off
Related to 2020 405
Steve Forte One-handed Pop Deals card pops out, two-handed
  • one-handed pop-second (front end)
  • one-handed pop-second (side)
2020 411
Steve Forte New-Theory Second Deals intro
2020 417
Steve Forte Gravity Second second card drops out
2020 422
Steve Forte Above-the-deck Seconds top card lifted up from deck with right thumb, stud
2020 423
Steve Forte Single-Card Pushoffs left thumb at right side of deck, pushes out second card
2020 424
Steve Forte Two-Step Seconds
Related to 2020 426
Steve Forte No-finger Strikes base of right thumb strikes
2020 429
Steve Forte Straddle Buckle Second
Related to 2020 430
Steve Forte The Old Days newspaper clippings
2020 432
Steve Forte Thirds, Greek Bottoms, and Centers comments
2020 470
Steve Forte Five Inches Above The Deck top card lifted cleanly and pitched forward
2020 928
Steve Forte Second Deal Surprise strike seconds with protruding top card, "funky illusion"
Related to 2020 932
Switch à la Hofzinser Top Change cross between second deal and Hofzinser Top Change
2020 109
Justin Higham Multiple Necktie Second Deal second and third card taken out together, deck held upright
2021 8
Steve Skomp Truth, Lies, and Machine Gun Seconds second deal demonstration, than a hole is shown in top card which is then restored
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Dec. 2008
2022 810
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Two-card bottom deal dealing the bottom card of two cards instead of top one, “this is like Dr. Elliott’s second deal technique”
2022 68