140 entries in Cards / Sleights / False Dealing / Bottom Deal / Push Out
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
S. W. Erdnase Bottom Dealing featuring the Erdnase Grip
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1902 52
S. W. Erdnase Top and Bottom Dealing with One Hand using the Erdnase Bottom Deal, also mention of Stud Bottom Deal
Related to 1902 56
S. W. Erdnase Dealing Without the Cut dealing from half pack to avoid shift and simplify bottom deal
Related to 1902 109
Graham Adams The Bottom Deal photo illustrations
Related to 1931 53
Theodore Annemann Bottom Deal Stop Trick small packet after spectator stops
The Jinx (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39)
S. W. Erdnase Erdnase Bottom Deal
1940 29
Dealing Bottoms end grip take
1942/27 193
Neal Elias Turnover Switch card turned over on deck with cards in right hand
Related to 1946 5
S. W. Erdnase The Bottom Deal
1948 79
Paul LePaul The Bottom-Deal (Simplified Method) bottom card set two-handed during previous top deal
Related toVariations 1949 90
Edward Marlo The Bottom Bold Steal suitable for stop trick
1957 12
Edward Marlo New Push Out Bottom Deal Unit Movement
1959 9
Edward Marlo The Havana Deal or "The Myth of Manuel Pedro" commentary on the Havana Stud Bottom Deal, no technical description
1959 20
Edward Marlo The New Bottom Stud
Also published here 1959 21
Edward Marlo Spread Bottom Deal as two cards are dropped from in-the-hands-spread on the table
Related to Fall-Spring 1971
Hierophant (Issue 5-6)
Theodore Annemann Spectator Deals and Stops spectator deals into performer's hand and stops, small packet bottom deal
1972 50
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's A New Sleight For Card Discovery And Force No. 230, "Bottom Deal Location", pile is cut off deck, bottom card is transferred to face of that cut-off packet with bottom deal
Related to 1972 57
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Bottom Deal Wrinkle No. 308, left hand moves away and tables deck while right hand holds card motionless
Also published here 1972 79
Al Baker Al Baker's Bottom Deal Color Flight No. 622, five cards taken from blue-backed deck, and five from re-backed deck, leader cards exchanged and rest follows, odd-backed, bottom deals with instant turnover
1972 173
Murray Bonfeld Bonfeld Bottom Deal
Nov. 1973
Epilogue (Issue 19)
Edward Marlo The First Application - To the Bottom Deal
1974 244
Edward Marlo Stud Bottom Deal
1974 244
Gambler's Bottom Deal stud bottom deal
Epilogue (Issue Special No 3 (Part 1))
Larry Jennings The Jennings Deal stud bottom deal
Epilogue (Issue Special No 3 (Part 1))
Dan MacMillan Bottom Deal Tip reducing noice
1977 41
Ken Krenzel Slow Motion Bottom Deal edge-deal
1978 231
Frederick Braue The Bottom Deal buckling and relaxing fingers
1978 3
Edward Marlo Inner Corner Take taking method for right hand
1979 60
Edward Marlo Center Side Take position for right hand take
1979 61
Edward Marlo Bottom Deal Count (First Finger Take)
1979 61
Edward Marlo Marlo's Instant Botton Deal
Sep. 1979
The Talon (Issue 5)
Edward Marlo Marlo's Havana Deals stud bottom deal, six methods
Also published here 1980 192
Edward Marlo Bottom Deal Add adding on tabled packet
1982 86
Edward Marlo The Marnase Bottom Deal
Inspired by 1983 16
Edward Marlo Unit Movement for Erdnase Bottom Deal
Related to 1983 21
Greek Bottom Deal misnomer, brief
Feb. 1983
Apocalypse (Vol. 6 No. 2)
Edward Marlo Wrist Turn Bottom Deal described from small packet
1983 38
Prepared Bottom Deal card already jogged
1983 6
Paul Cummins Plausible Possibility TNT Bottom Deal Handling
Sep. 1984
Apocalypse (Vol. 7 No. 9)
The Bottom Deal brief
1984 42
Ben Harris I Didn't Know You Used Marked Cards spread bottom deal, deck spread between the hands and "random" card tossed out
1985 12
Larry Jennings T.N.T. Bottom Deal Take and Turn
Related to 1986 141
Larry Jennings T.N.T. Bottom Deal Take and Turn
1987 4
Larry Jennings T.N.T. Bottom Deal
Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Conjuring con Carney)
Larry Jennings TNT Bottom Deal
1987 71
Larry Jennings Stud Bottom Deal
1988 24
Dai Vernon Bottom Deal Spread Force like Bottom Deal Exchange
1988 153
Larry Jennings Stud Bottom Deal
1988 143
Edward Marlo The Cigar Bottom Deal cigar or pen held between right first and second finger, third finger take
Related toAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Dec. 1967
1988 332
Edward Marlo Full Grip Deal all fingers of left hand on right side
1988 336
Edward Marlo The Pseudo Method looks like full grip deal, but it's not
Variations 1988 339
Edward Marlo Covered Bottom Deal as small packet is counted
1989 70
Edward Marlo Delayed Push-Out Bottom Deal bottom card set one-handed during previous top deal
Inspired by Oct. 1989
Inside Out (Issue 7)
Bruce Cervon Small Packet Bottom Deal
1990 27
Edward Marlo Revised Marnese Bottom Deal
1990 10
Wesley James The Back-Right Bottom Deal "BRBD"
Inspired byRelated to 1990 19
Wesley James Back-Right Bottom Deal Count "BRBDC"
1990 19
Hippie Torrales The Torrales Bottom Deal
  • The Corner Control Grip
  • The Squeeze/Pivot (a loosening technique)
  • The Take
  • The Rhythm
1990 23
Small Packet Bottom Deal
1990 7
Larry Jennings T.N.T. Bottom Deal
1991 197
Jack Carpenter Notes on the Stud Bottom Deal extension of Erdnase's technique
Inspired by 1992 137
Steve Draun The Combination Bottom Deal part strike, part pushoff
1993 61
Karl Fulves Side Jogged Aces four packets shuffled by spectator, Ace on bottom of each, featuring bottom deal as transfer to another packet
Related to 1993 233
S. W. Erdnase Bottom Dealing abbreviated description
Also published here 1993 235
Alex Elmsley, Edward Marlo Bottom Deal Switch of single card
1994 212
Jack Avis The Bottom Deal comments on the Erdnase Bottom Deal
Inspired by 1994 187
Joseph K. Schmidt JKSubway Deal
Inspired by 1995 87
Karl Fulves Bottom Fact using Erdnase Bottom Deal as get-ready for strike bottom
Inspired byRelated to 1995
Underworld (Issue 1)
Edward Marlo Bottom Deal Exchange as card is removed from in-the-hands spread
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Nov. 1974
1995 190
Edward Marlo Soft Havana Deal stud bottom deal, illustrated with photos of Marlo's hands
Summer 1996 111
Tommy Wonder Small Packet Bottom Deal as a switch
Also published here 1996 191
Michael Close The Bottom Deal
1996 61
Tony Giorgio The Bottom Deal
  • The Grip
  • Positioning the Bottom Card
  • The Deal
  • Dealing to Yourself
  • Dealing Stud
1996 2
Bottom Deal Load to under jumbo card
1997 2
Edward Marlo Bottom Deal brief, small packet
1997 164
Edward Marlo Covered Bottom Deal brief
1997 200
Simon Lovell The Bottom Deal
Related to 1997 181
Bottom Deal Spread Force with odd-backed card
1997 8
Dai Vernon Bottom Deal Spread Force like Bottom Deal Exchange
1998 94
Larry Jennings T. N. T Bottom Deal brief, "Take and Turn Bottom Deal"
Labyrinth (Issue 8 - Part 1)
Guy Hollingworth Regarding false dealing. The bottom deal with one-handed version
1999 159
Justin Higham Count-Action Bottom Deal cards counted from left-hand dealing position into right-hand dealing position
  • Necktied Version
  • Count-Action Double Deal
  • As a Switch
Also published here 1999 25
The Bottom Deal only little push-out
2000 940
Bob Taylor Bottom Deal take at inner right corner, buckle loosening
2000 19
Neal Elias Stud Bottom Deal buckle loosening, two different takes
2000 21
Gary Plants Expertalk: Gary Plants on the Bottom Deal
  • General Thoughts
  • A Hybrid Deal
  • Post-Deal Alignment
Also published here Dec. 2001
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 4)
Covered Bottom Deal under spread
2002 12
Larry Jennings Stud Bottom Deal
2002 62
Larry Jennings Jennings' TNT Bottom Deal
2002 229
Larry Jennings T.N.T. Bottom Deal take and turn
2003 1280
Wesley James Bottom Dealing - A Developmental Perspective
  • Appearance Factors:
    • Grip
      • Full Grip
      • Mechanic's Grip
      • S.F. Grip
      • Erdnase Grip
      • Straddle Grip
      • Master Grip
      • Modified Erdnase Grip
      • Pseudo Grip
      • No Grip
    • Take
      • Standard Take
      • Stud Take
      • No Take
  • Technique Factors:
    • Covert
      • Method
        • Buckle
        • Push-Pull
        • Pre-Loosen
        • Strike or Rip
    • Overt
      • Action
      • Cover

all with references
2004 195
Wesley James Back Right Bottom Deal Handling brief, "take and turn"
Related to 2004 225
Bottom Deal Load under jumbo card
2004 8
Jay Sankey Wichita Slip scissor bottom deal take while right hand holds packet in end grip
Also published here 2004 18
Bottom Deal
2006 2
Small Packet Bottom Deal
Nov. 2006
Antinomy (Vol. 2 No. 4)
Edward Marlo Loosening Technique during previous deals, brief
2007 143
Edward Marlo New Bottom Stud
Also published here 2007 97
Edward Marlo Havana Deals stud bottom deal, six methods
Also published here 2007 98
Joel Givens Bottom Deal Crimp crimping the dealt card
2007 231
Edward Marlo One Finger Bottom Stud Deal
Jan. 2008
Antinomy (Vol. 3 No. 4)
Edward Marlo Buckle Bottom Deal
Jan. 2008
Antinomy (Vol. 3 No. 4)
Jason England The Erdnase Grip comments on the Erdnase Deal
  • Left Hand Issues
  • The Right Hand Take
Related to 2009 3
Jason England Modified Erdnase (#1) comments
2009 7
Jason England Mechanic's Grip with loosening
2009 11
Jason England Other Grips
  • Straddle Grip
  • Full Grip
  • The Master Grip
2009 15
Jason England Stud Bottoms
2009 17
Tom Gagnon Ricochet Bottom Deal top card apparently taken in End Grip and put on table, actually Outward Bottom Deal performed, here as cut force
Variations 2011 173
Tom Gagnon Covered Ricochet Bottom Deal original bottom card added to bottom of cut-off packet via Outward Bottom Deal
Variations 2011 175
Tom Gagnon Han Ping Chien BD
Inspired by 2011 177
Tom Gagnon Covered HPC Bottom Deal
Inspired by 2011 179
Tom Gagnon Wheeler Dealer outward bottom deal handling in which card is spun face up with right hand
2011 183
Allan Ackerman The Burnable Bottom Deal more a transfer to top, covered side steal
2012 29
Larry Jennings, Benjamin Earl The Quick Check Bottom Deal
Inspired by 2013 9
Larry Jennings TNT Bottom Deal
Sep. 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 9)
Larry Jennings T.N.T. Bottom Deal
2014 28
Jack Carpenter Bottom Deal Transfer as packet is turned over onto another packet in dealing position
2017 66
Tommy Wonder Small Packet Bottom Deal
Also published here 2017 182
Larry Jennings TNT Bottom Deal
Oct. 2018
Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2))
Charlie Miller Stud Bottom Deal
2018 45
Denis Behr On the Bottom Deal with two methods to get into position
Inspired by 2018 45
Jay Sankey Wichita Slip card touched in spread is switched for bottom card via bottom-deal type of action
Also published here 2018 150
Edward Marlo The Bottom-Deal Exchange also for forcing an odd-backed card
2019 28
Shane Cobalt Bottom Dealing with comments
  • Notes on "The Grip"
Related to 2019 44
Steve Forte The Bottom Deal
  • technical observations
    • second-deal similarities
    • strike and pushoff bottoms
    • grip
    • finger movement
    • squeeze
    • no-squeeze
    • straight-finger squeeze
    • the take
    • top-card movement
    • deck's plane
    • pitch timing
    • rhythm
    • bottom-deal nuances
  • Traits of the Best Bottom Dealers
    • Grip
    • Technique
    • Optimal Pace and Rhythm
    • Personal Dealing Style
2020 437
Steve Forte Squeeze Bottom (corner grip)
2020 444
Steve Forte Early Squeeze get-ready during previous top deals
2020 449
Steve Forte Incremental Squeeze get-ready during previous top deals
2020 449
Steve Forte Back Take inner end take
2020 450
Steve Forte Stud Bottoms - max-cover (natural grip) end grip take
2020 450
Steve Forte end-for-end stud
2020 452
Steve Forte scissors bottom take with first and second finger
2020 452
Steve Forte Get-Ready Bottoms jogging a block at bottom
2020 453
Steve Forte cocking the gun for a single bottom
Related to 2020 453
Steve Forte last-card bottom dealing the last card in a round differently
2020 454
Steve Forte hit-card bottoms one- or two-handed
2020 459
Forward Pushoff by hustler FOF, unusual front push-off
2020 465
Stud Bottom Deal brief, from small packet
2022 89
Dai Vernon Bottom Deal comments, Charlie Miller's grip change, from private lecture notes by Gene Matsuura
2022 109
Gary Plants Expertalk: Gary Plants on the Bottom Deal
  • General Thoughts
  • A Hybrid Deal
  • Post-Deal Alignment
Also published here 2022 33