96 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Gambling / Poker / Pokerhand Transformations
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Charles T. Jordan The Poker Shark performer's hand transforms to beat the other players, set-up Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 367
Theodore Annemann Poker Plus three hands, performer's hand changes twice, each time to beat the spectator's hands The Incorporated Strange Secrets 16
Edward Marlo The Magical Gambler performer gets queens, spectator kings, queens change to aces Deck Deception 20
Tan Hock Chuan R. & S. Poker Hand Routine pair of deuces changes into Royal Flush, backs change as well, partial rough-smooth Rough & Smooth Possibilities 3
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 Scarne on Card Tricks 124
Dai Vernon Royal Monte "A Lesson in Artistic Card Handling"Variations Stars of Magic (Vol. 12, No. 1) 158
Harry Lorayne, Dai Vernon, Sam Schwartz Push-Through Poker four cards change to complete royal flush Close-up Card Magic 207
Al Leech Five Aces into Aces Super Card Man Stuff 43
Edward Marlo Effect 4 Queen and Ten visually change into 2 Queens On the Acrobatic Cards 15
Bob Koch Visible Poker Hand Change three acrobatic flap cards, "Zapped!" On the Acrobatic Cards 80
Edward Marlo The Surprise Packet card in named hand shown indifferent during poker deal, they change into Aces, possible follow-up to Collins Aces Hierophant (Issue 3) 140
David Solomon Second Power Poker & Lead-In aces travel to top, odd-backed aces stacked in deck, transform into Royal Flush (that now has odd backs) and others get good hands (Power Poker originally Talisman 1/11)Inspired by Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1, No. 3) 18
Brother John Hamman Royal Gambol cards of a mediocre poker hand in row on table, some cards are exchanged, royal flushVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 7th Folio) 533
Lin Searles Crossroader five-card poker hand spread face-down, center card is red-backed Queen of Spades, one card exchanged, now all have different colored backs The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 8th Folio) 671
Edward Marlo, Brother John Hamman Double Surprise version of Hamman's "Mumble Jumble", partial rough-smooth The Unexpected Card Book 42
Edward Marlo, Dai Vernon, Harry Blackstone Royal Monte Royal Flush to Four Tens to Royal Flush, ungaffedInspired by The Unexpected Card Book 113
Roy Walton "Roy"-al Monte Inspired byAlso published here Card Cavalcade 3 49
Gene Maze Bust-Out! aces dealt to table, other hand changes to aces and aces to straight flush Afterthoughts 105
Jerry K. Hartman A Fine Hand five random cards are exchanged according to spectator's wishes, royal flushInspired by Epilogue (Issue Special No 1) 241
Derek Dingle Outflushed four spot cards change to four tens and then to a royal flush, gaffed versionRelated to Additional Deceptions 10
Roy Walton A/Poker Epilogue (Issue Special No 4) 289
Sam Schwartz Poker Expert Outdone No. 21, bad hand changes into Royal Flush, backs change as well Self-Working Card Tricks 35
Brother John Hamman Magician vs. Gambler ten card poker deal, hands transform multiple times, gaffedAlso published here Kabbala - Volume 3 (Vol. 3, No. 1) 11
Sam Schwartz The Lazy Gambler pokerhand gets better multiple times, changes into Royal Flush as finaleRelated to The Chronicles (Issue 4) 1097
Karl Fulves Krazy Poker "Two Tricks"
poker hand with five Aces, two of them change to selections
The Chronicles (Issue 23) 1290
Derek Dingle Gambler's Dream poker hand changes and twists, two double facers The Chronicles (Issue 24) 1295
Edward Marlo The Visual Poker Routine poker hands change Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 245
Edward Marlo Commercial Poker poker hands change, fake indices at non-index corners Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 248
Edward Marlo Visual Poker Hand Change aces are laid down face up and change into royal flushVariations Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 112
Edward Marlo A Presentational Angle Inspired by Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 253
Gerald Deutsch Added Attraction Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3, No. 5) 343
Karl Fulves Kannibal Draw Poker Problem #1
poker hand with jacks, added cards vanish, transformation into Royal Flush, posed as a problem
Octet 8
Roy Walton Snap Royalty five cards change into Royal Flush, using Snap-Over ChangeVariations Octet 39
Karl Fulves Fast Flush five cards change into Royal FlushInspired by Octet 45
Karl Fulves Hocus Poker four fours with face-down card in middle shown, packet turned over to show "hole card" which is also a four, then other four cards change to acesRelated to Octet 57
Karl Fulves Packet Poker no-deck version of "Hocus Poker"Related to Octet 59
Karl Fulves Baby Face Poker Problem #8
five indifferent cards change into miniature Royal Flush, or jumbo size poker hand, no method
Octet 75
Derek Dingle Outflushed gaffed and impromptu handlingRelated to The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 48
Derek Dingle Poor Charlie gaffed, rainbow backsVariations The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 126
Frank Garcia I Win, You Lose! cards transform some times, gambling presentation The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia - Part I 69
Roy Walton "Roy"-al Monte Also published here Packet Tricks 5
Karl Fulves Discard Draw two pairs change into the acesInspired by
  • "Double Deland" (J. W. Sarles)
Hocus Poker 24
Karl Fulves Tactics four spot cards & four picture cards, "Pair Poker", spot cards transform into kings Six Impromptu Card Tricks 47
Sam Schwartz Las Vegas Straight hole card Nine of Hearts, other cards almost make it a straight flush in hearts, other cards change to Clubs, then hole card to Ace of Clubs
effect by Fulves, method by Schwartz
Variations Las Vegas Straight 1
Karl Fulves Atlantic City Stud handling variationInspired by Las Vegas Straight 4
Mike Schwartz Fast Four poker hand of two pairs instantly changes into four Tens Fast Four 1
Meir Yedid Royal Takeover three selected cards turn out to be Aces, they change into Royal Flush Meir Yedid's Incredible Close-Up Magic 100
Karl Fulves Pseudo Pswitch poker hand transforms into Aces with pseudo move Hardcore Aces 4
Warren Stephens, Harry Lorayne Straight and Narrow drawing to straight flush Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7, No. 11) 988
Brother John Hamman Flash Poker pair of deuces changes into two jacks, then three deuces, then full house, then royal flush, ungaffed The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3, No. 28, 29 & 30) 290
Brother John Hamman The Poker Palm Shift poker hand changed 4 times on deck, ungaffedVariations The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3, No. 28, 29 & 30) 296
Jerry K. Hartman, Karl Fulves Stack Knack plot by Fulves, tabled switch The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3, No. 31, 32 & 33) 324
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
  • "Fancy Dance" (Jerry Sadowitz, Contemporary Card Magic)
Equinox 38
Juan Tamariz The Poker Demonstration performer's hand is transformed to beat spectator's hand The Five Points in Magic 56
Karl Fulves Card Counter two Twos, one put away, he now has three Threes, repeated with Fours, then Royal Flush, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 47) 191
Judge Frank Price The Muleshoe Gambler Related to Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12, No. 9) 1681
Brother John Hamman Dead-Man's Hand odd-backed pokerhand transforms The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 15
Brother John Hamman Flash Poker poker hand changes five times, on deck The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 171
Brother John Hamman The Lollapalooza Hand in effect two pokerhands transpose The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 118
Brother John Hamman The Poker Palm Shift poker hand changes four timesVariations The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 177
Brother John Hamman Magician Versus Gambler ten card poker deal, hands transform multiple times, gaffedAlso published here The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 180
Karl Fulves No. 1 With A Bullet poker hand gets better every time it's displayed and the cards get bullet holes, posed as problemRelated to Kaleidoscope 30
Karl Fulves Strip Stack pairs of Twos through Sixes are upjogged and then squared, one shuffle and deal for two players, both get straights, one hand changes to AcesInspired by The Multiple Shift 21
Karl Fulves Daley Deal - Gaffed card addenda (with optional transformation climax) 28 Card Tricks 24
Jack Carpenter The Seattle Switch poker hands with aces and kings transpose one by one, one changes to royal flush Modus Operandi 114
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
Scotty York "Poor Charlie" Smith gaffed, rainbow backs, with pistol cigarette lighterInspired by For Your Eyes Only 56
Karl Fulves Stripped Down two poker hand shown, both are five Tens, then one changes into Royal FlushRelated to Verbatim (Issue 8) 93
Karl Fulves X's Are Aces four random cards are openly stacked for two and then become aces when dealt Crooked Tales 24
Paul Gertner, Brother John Hamman Poker Palm Shift Variation poker hand changes multiple times
- Displaying the First Hand
- The Hand Changes to Contain Thee of a Kind
- The Hand Changes to Four of a Kind
- The Hand Changes to a Royal Flush
Inspired by Steel and Silver 115
Billy McDonnell Shifty Poker Palm flush changes into full house, five aces and royal flushInspired by The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 53) 984
Shigeo Futagawa The Teacher poker hand changes three timesInspired by The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 56) 1063
Karl Fulves Rake's Progress open stacking procedure, Aces show up as climax Underworld (Issue 4) 46
Karl Fulves Last Chance Saloon "Methods?"
Aces plus an indifferent card removed, four additional cards chosen by spectator, one card slid across, now the Aces are in other hand, a card slid back and now it's a Royal Flush, posed as problem
The Fine Print (Issue 3) 55
Nick Trost The Five-Ace Poker Hand Variations The Card Magic of Nick Trost 25
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 Maxi-Twisto Twisting the Aces with Royal Flush endingInspired by
  • "A Twist on Maxi" (Mike Gallo, Genii, August 1986)
Related to
  • "Maxi-Twist" (Roger Smith, 1976)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 222
James Swain Dealing Centers/The Muck nice Switch 21st Century Card Magic 140
Guy Hollingworth A Gambler's Dream indifferent to Kings to indifferent Quartet 26
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 Ben Just Four Variety odd poker hand transforms into a Royal Flush Tricks 54
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 Candy From Strangers spectator deals off the bottom and can switch with performer's hand, spectator's hand changes Hofzinser Notebook 86
David Acer Royal Flash Random poker hand changes into Royal Flush in SpadesRelated to Random Acts of Magic 100
Ron Bauer Win at Gin ten cards become thirteen, then some of them vanish and reappear in performer's sleeve Final(ly) Aces 18
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
Nick Trost, Brother John Hamman Wild Bill's Poker Hand I Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 102
Nick Trost, Brother John Hamman Wild Bill's Poker Hand II Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 104
Nick Trost, Judge Frank Price Trost on "The Muleshoe Gambler" gaffedInspired by Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 160
Karl Fulves Trick Poker five unknown cards chosen, performer produces four Jacks and puts them face-down before spectator, then performer's hand has the Jacks and spectator's the Aces
- Trick Poker II
Related toVariations Prolix (Issue 6) 416
Jerry K. Hartman J. K. Hartman's Method five unknown cards chosen, performer produces four Jacks and puts them face-down before spectator, then performer's hand has the Jacks and spectator's the Aces, ungaffedInspired by Prolix (Issue 6) 417
Tony Cabral Five Aces same Ace dealt to oneself five times, changes into royal flush, different handlingsRelated toVariations Card Tricks for the Untrustworthy 38
Karl Fulves 3 x 3 x 3 "Unexplained"
stacking three Aces for three-handed game in three seconds, demonstrated with reversed indifferent card that change into Aces, posed as a problem
Prolix (Issue 10) 679
Tony Cabral Quads also "Four the Hard Way", performer deals peeked selection to himself multiple times, those apparent duplicates change into four AcesInspired by Notes From A Mechanic 10
Brother John Hamman Magician Versus Gambler Also published here The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 83
Jack Carpenter, Steve Ehlers The Legend of Silas Greene two poker hands dealt, three of a kind and Kings, former hand changes to Aces, then perfect bridge deal, rhyming patterInspired by The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 75