25 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Gambling / Poker / Spectator gets winning Hand
  
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Jack Merlin Topping the Pack expose, helping spectator get a winning hand Merlin at the Card Table 10
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Stack It spectator stacks the hand while apparently losing the cards in the deck, as RusduckRelated to The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 55) 226
Stewart James, Russell "Rusduck" Duck Variation on Rusduck's Stack It Inspired by The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 66) 270
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
John Bragoli Ace In the Hole Pabular (Vol. 2, No. 6) 222
Karl Fulves Liar's Poker spectator lies about his poker hand, in next deal he gets this hand, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 43) 171
Karl Fulves Spectator Aces spectator deals cards on aces, then deals out whole packet, aces are gathered in one packet and placed in spectator's pocket where they change into indifferent cards, aces reproduced from performer's pocket, spectator does almost everything Six Impromptu Card Tricks 20
Karl Fulves Speedo spectator choses a player by removing a small number of cards, this player gets the four Aces The Chronicles (Issue 31) 1371
Karl Fulves Auto Gambler spectator gets four-of-a-kind after weird matching selection procedure, self-working 28 Card Tricks 20
Karl Fulves Draw Test sixteen-card poker, four players get four cards eachVariations Rigmarole (Issue 2) 16
Al Mann Five Aces hand gets four aces and joker Mind Your Poker 21
Peter Duffie Backfire Poker Ten cards, spectator ends with winning hand (not ten card poker deal)Inspired by Effortless Card Magic 154
Karl Fulves Base Deal deck shuffled, two-handed game dealt, one hand clearly off the bottom, those are the Aces New Card Controls 92
Karl Fulves When Psychics Play Poker psychic vs. gambler, spectator riffle shuffles, psychic gets seven cards, gambler five, psychic finds two Aces and moves around some cards and winsAlso published here When Psychics Play Poker 61
Ron Bauer Second Finger Top Deal jacks shuffled into deck, yet shown on top, then dealt to partner as fake false dealing demoInspired by
  • "I Won't Play Cards With Him" (Bill Larson, Sr.)
Second Finger Top Deal 2
Karl Fulves When Psychics Play Poker psychic vs. gambler, spectator riffle shuffles, psychic gets seven cards, gambler five, psychic finds two Aces and moves around some cards and winsRelated toAlso published here Latter Day Secrets (Issue 9) 386
Benjamin Earl Playing the Odds spectator shuffles and deals themselves royal flush, thought-of card divinedVariations Seeing with Photo-Electric Eyes 10
Benjamin Earl The Gambling Lesson various games played, at the end spectator and performer each find four-of-a-kindInspired by Gambit (Issue 1) 6
Karl Fulves New Deal Poker Kings cut into deck, two poker hands dealt, Aces and Kings, with previous selections as kicker cardsRelated to Prolix (Issue 7) 443
Jason England, Allan Ackerman, Steve Mayhew The World's Greatest Card Cheat "Topsy Turvey Poker" is played, spectator riffle shuffles, his straight flush is completed with previously openly sleeved cardInspired by The Cardjurer 109
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham, Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli), Herb Zarrow Gilbreath's Second Principle Spectator shuffles the cards, deals out five hands, one of the hands is a good hand, but the hand of the imaginary partner gets a straight flush, uses ideas from Herb Zarrow and Ron WohlRelated to
  • "U-shuffle Poker" (David Ben, Zarrow, A Lifetime of Magic)
Magical Mathematics 66
Karl Fulves Fields Effect player gets five Aces repeatedlyInspired by
  • W. C. Fields film poker sequence
Related toVariations
Prolix (Issue 10) 667
Joseph Barry Beginner's Luck spectator first gets a flush in hearts, then a straight flush in spadesInspired by Reverie 9
Roberto Giobbi Lucky Thingamajig lucky cent presentation Hidden Agenda (Issue Jan 26) 30
Michael Skinner, Edward Marlo Skinner on Marlo's Poker Deal spectator deals himself the aces, bottom deal stacking, same as Marlo's reallyInspired byRelated to
  • Michael Skinner Private Tape (DVD, ca. 1988, edited by Richard Kaufman)
Hidden Agenda (Issue Oct 24) 305