178 entries in Cards / Sleights / False Dealing / Bottom Deal
  
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S. W. Erdnase Top and Bottom Dealing with One Hand using the Erdnase Bottom Deal The Expert at the Card Table 56
S. W. Erdnase Bottom Dealing featuring the Erdnase GripRelated toVariations The Expert at the Card Table 52
S. W. Erdnase Dealing Without the Cut dealing from half pack to avoid shift and simplify bottom deal The Expert at the Card Table 109
Jack Merlin Bottoms Erdnase grip Merlin's Master Manipulations 8
Jack Merlin A Sequence Effect thirteen cards put in order by dealing them in a row on the table, alternate top bottomsVariations Merlin's Master Manipulations 9
Jack Merlin Bottom Deal as used in a Game management, with palming and when to deal bottoms Merlin at the Card Table 13
Unknown With One Hand: a. Dealing face upwards Greater Magic 211
Unknown With One Hand: b. Dealing face downwards Greater Magic 212
Laurie Ireland The Bottom Deal two methods (see p. 6 for second method), later second deal from same grip Lessons in Dishonesty 3
Theodore Annemann Bottom Deal Stop Trick small packet after spectator stops The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39) 368
Gerald Kosky An Easy Bottom Deal stud off the backVariations More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 15
S. W. Erdnase Erdnase Bottom Deal Expert Card Technique 29
Unknown The Bottom Deal Expert Card Technique 20
Joseph Cottone Throwing One-Handed Bottom Deal More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 43
Unknown Dealing Bottoms end grip take Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 193
Cardini Bottom Dealing - Method 1 mentioning of standard bottom deal effects Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 185
Unknown Bottom Dealing - Method 2 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 186
Audley Walsh Bottom Dealing - Method 3 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 187
Neal Elias Turnover Switch card turned over on deck with cards in right handRelated to At the Table Tricks 5
Arthur H. Buckley Dealing from the Bottom mentioning the idea to deal bottoms to all players except oneself and performing OOTW with bottom dealsRelated to Card Control 105
Paul LePaul The Bottom-Deal (Simplified Method) Variations The Card Magic of Le Paul 90
Unknown The Easiest Bottom Deal The Best in Magic 185
Edward Marlo The Bottom Bold Steal suitable for stop trick Side Steal 12
Dai Vernon Tips for Experts - Bottom Dealing The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 193
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Bottom Deal straddle grip The Cardiste (Issue 3) 5
Edward Marlo One Hand Bottom Deal Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 26
Edward Marlo The Throw Bottom Deal two versions: The Outward Deal, The Inward Deal Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 45
Edward Marlo, Neal Elias The Clip Bottom Deal cards are dealt into right hand, then apparently top card of right hand cards is placed on table, in reality bottom card Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 51
Edward Marlo One Hand Bottom Deal Variations of D'Amico's Deal Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 70
Edward Marlo M.S.F. One Hand Bottom Modified S.F. Grip Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 84
Edward Marlo New Push Out Bottom Deal Unit Movement Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 9
Edward Marlo The Havana Deal or "The Myth of Manuel Pedro" commentary on the Havana Stud Bottom Deal, no technical description Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 20
Edward Marlo The New Bottom Stud Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 21
Edward Marlo Strike Bottom Deal Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 14
Edward Marlo The Related Bottom Deal Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 44
Edward Marlo The Deep Bottom Deal Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 50
Edward Marlo The Moveable Thumb applied to the bottom deal Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 51
Edward Marlo The S.F. Bottom Deal variation of deal in "Sharps and Flats" Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 79
Edward Marlo Missing Finger Deals finger(s) are curled under deck Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 85
Edward Marlo Tabled Bottom Deal two methods Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 93
Dr. James William Elliott Bottom Deal Straddle GripRelated to Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 172
Edward Marlo Block Control Bottom Deal Variations Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Riffle Finale) 14
Edward Marlo Immediate Bottom Deal immediately after deck is placed from right into left handRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 2nd Folio) 219
Edward Marlo one-handed bottom deal illusion Related to Hierophant (Issue 3) 151
Edward Marlo Spread Bottom Deal as two cards are dropped from in-the-hands-spread on the table Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 269
Murray Bonfeld Bonfeld Bottom Deal Epilogue (Issue 19) 181
Wesley James Tabled Bottom Deal Related to Epilogue (Issue 18) 167
Edward Marlo The First Application - To the Bottom Deal The Unexpected Card Book 244
Edward Marlo Stud Bottom Deal The Unexpected Card Book 244
Unknown Gambler's Bottom Deal stud bottom deal Epilogue (Issue Special No 3 (Part 1)) 258
Larry Jennings The Jennings Deal stud bottom deal Epilogue (Issue Special No 3 (Part 1)) 259
Gene Maze Boomerang Switch one-handed bottom deal Packet Switches (Part Five) 299
Ken Krenzel Slow Motion Bottom Deal edge-deal The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 231
Frederick Braue The Bottom Deal buckling and relaxing fingers Fred Braue on False Deals 3
Ken Krenzel The Fingertip Bottom Deal The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 226
Ken Krenzel The Thumb-Grip Bottom Deal The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 229
Frederick Braue Braue Bottom Deal Fred Braue on False Deals 9
Unknown Bottom Deal Fred Braue on False Deals 41
Edward Marlo Inner Corner Take taking method for right hand Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 60
Edward Marlo Center Side Take position for right hand take Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 61
Edward Marlo Bottom Deal Count (First Finger Take) Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 61
Edward Marlo One Hand Bottom Deal over the short front side, four techniques Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 199
Jerry Streicher One-Handed Bottom Deal Force Exclusive Card Miracles 68
Gene Maze The One-Hand Bottom Deal Switch wrist turn The Gene Maze Card Book 78
Edward Marlo Marlo's Havana Deals stud bottom deal, six methods Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 192
Unknown One-Handed Bottom Deal Switch crude description Cardworks 39
S. W. Erdnase, Dr. Jacob Daley Bottom Deal to hide different colored back Sleights & Swindles 2
Edward Marlo A Change For The Better flicker type, bottom dealInspired byRelated to Card Finesse 14
Edward Marlo Bottom Deal Add adding on tabled packet Card Finesse 86
Edward Marlo The Bomb Door Card face down, slowRelated to Marlo without Tears 14
Edward Marlo The Marnase Bottom Deal Inspired by Marlo without Tears 16
Unknown Greek Bottom Deal misnomer, brief Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6, No. 2) 736
Edward Marlo Wrist Turn Bottom Deal described from small packet Marlo's Plus Package 38
Unknown Prepared Bottom Deal card already jogged Hardcore Aces 6
Edward Marlo Unit Movement for Erdnase Bottom Deal Related to Marlo without Tears 21
Edward Marlo Small Packet Bottom Deal with loosening Marlo without Tears 168
Paul Cummins Plausible Possibility TNT Bottom Deal Handling Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7, No. 9) 964
Edward Marlo Fifth Routine riffle cull and bottom deal with slick aces (reduces friction) Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 98
Edward Marlo Bottom Deal Tip using short cards Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 99
Edward Marlo The Two Finger Take straddle grip Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 271
Edward Marlo The Frictionless Bottom Deal faro set-up Formula One Close-Up 80
Unknown One-Hand Bottom Deal Force brief Sankey Panky 27
Larry Jennings T.N.T. Bottom Deal Take and TurnRelated to The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 141
David Regal Bottom Deal Force Star Quality - The Magic of David Regal 161
Larry Jennings T.N.T. Bottom Deal Take and Turn Neoclassics 4
Larry Jennings T.N.T. Bottom Deal Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Conjuring con Carney) 9
Larry Jennings Stud Bottom Deal Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 24
Larry Jennings Stud Bottom Deal The Cardwright 143
Edward Marlo Open Hockley Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 282
Edward Marlo Bomb Door Bottom Deal That's It 13
Bruce Cervon Small Packet Bottom Deal Ultra Cervon 27
Edward Marlo Revised Marnese Bottom Deal That's It 10
Wesley James The Back-Right Bottom Deal "BRBD"Inspired byRelated to Pasteboard Perpensions 19
Wesley James Back-Right Bottom Deal Count "BRBDC" Pasteboard Perpensions 19
Hippie Torrales The Torrales Bottom Deal - The Corner Control Grip
- The Squeeze/Pivot (a loosening technique)
- The Take
- The Rhythm
Pasteboard Perpensions 23
John Bannon End Grip Bottom Deal bold, from small packet Impossibilia 14
Max Katz Max Katz Switch kind of bottop change bottom deal Close-up Impact! 81
Ken Krenzel The Gravity Bottom Deal Close-up Impact! 188
Edward Marlo Open Hockley That's It 60
Edward Marlo, Michael Ammar Bottom Deal Force The Magic of Michael Ammar 46
Larry Jennings T.N.T. Bottom Deal Carneycopia 197
John Bannon, Edward Marlo "Bold Control" Bottom Deal Smoke and Mirrors 108
Edward Marlo Friction-less Bottom Deal secret incomplete faro condition The Olram File (Issue 6) 4
Jack Carpenter Notes on the Stud Bottom Deal extension of Erdnase's techniqueInspired by Modus Operandi 137
Edward Marlo Greased Bottom Deal secret incomplete faro condition Card Finesse II 176
Jack Carpenter Notes on the Strike Bottom Deal modified erdnase grip Modus Operandi 111
Karl Fulves Bottom Deal from Case Deceptive Practices 9
Steve Draun The Combination Bottom Deal part strike, part pushoff Secrets Draun from Underground 61
Karl Fulves Interim Report on John Scarne, Slydini, Frank Thompson (credit claim for Cigar Bottom Deal) Rigmarole (Issue 5) 53
Gene Maze One-Handed Bottom Deal - The Left-Hand Grip
- The "Get-Ready"
- The Dealing Action
- The Side Toss Dealing Action
Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 32
Gene Maze One-Handed Open Double Deal apparently top two cards are dealt on table one-handed, really one comes from bottom (Michael Skinner?) Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 113
Gene Maze The Flying Color Change top card of deck is spun into air and changes, actually one-handed bottom deal Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 123
Alex Elmsley, Edward Marlo Bottom Deal Switch of single card The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 212
Gene Maze Back-Take Bottom Deal - The Left-Hand Grip
- The Dealing Action and the Take
Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 27
Gene Maze Basic Bottom Deal - Overview
- The Left-Hand Grip
- The Right-Hand Grip
- The Dealing Action and the Take
- Deck Thickness
- Dealing Style
- Noise
- Cover (Sweep Cover)
- Attitude
- On the Maze Bottom Dealing Grip
Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 2
Gene Maze Underhand Stud Bottom Deal - The Overhand Stud Deal
- The Underhand Stud Deal
- The Underhand Stud Bottom Deal
- The Concealed Back
Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 15
Meir Yedid Baby Bottoms bottom dealing from small packet, like Elmsley count push-off, also as all-alike sequence Magical Wishes 62
John Scarne Invisible Seconds top half shuffled, four obvious seconds dealt, those four cards are Aces, featuring a Bottom Deal handling from straddle gripRelated to Verbatim (Issue 10) 127
Joseph K. Schmidt JKSubway Deal Inspired by New Card Control Systems 87
Karl Fulves Bottom Fact using Erdnase Bottom Deal as get-ready for strike bottomInspired byRelated to Underworld (Issue 1) 12
Edward Marlo The Easy Way: Bottom Deal For The Millions deck held in right hand, left hand peels off cards from top/bottom Facsimile (Issue 3) 41
Edward Marlo Bomb-Door Bottom from Spread Classic Sampler 2
Tony Giorgio The One-handed Bottom The Bottom Deal 8
Unknown One-Handed Bottom Deal brief Miracles with Cards 78
Edward Marlo Soft Havana Deal stud bottom deal, illustrated with photos of Marlo's hands The Looking Glass (Issue 3) 111
Tommy Wonder Small Packet Bottom Deal as a switchAlso published here The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 191
Michael Close The Bottom Deal Workers Number 5 61
Tony Giorgio The Bottom Deal - The Grip
- Positioning the Bottom Card
- The Deal
- Dealing to Yourself
- Dealing Stud
The Bottom Deal 2
Paul Cummins Visual Retention Bottom Deal with packet held in right hand from a shuffled deck in use... Part One 25
Edward Marlo Frictionless Bottom Deal Miracles with Cards 65
Unknown Bottom Deal Load to under jumbo card Flight Four 2
Wesley James The WJ Front Bottom Deal about its history
- The Grip
- The Take
- The Top
- The Bottom
- Cover Action
The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 10
Wesley James The WJ Tabled Bottom Deal Related to The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 18
Guy Hollingworth Regarding false dealing. The bottom deal with one-handed version Drawing Room Deceptions 159
Unknown One Handed Bottom Deal Close-Up & Personal 115
Unknown Bottom Deal Force Concertos for Pasteboard 226
Unknown The Bottom Deal only little push-out Card College - Volume 4 940
Bob Taylor Bottom Deal take at inner right corner, buckle loosening Gambling Notes 19
Neal Elias Stud Bottom Deal buckle loosening, two different takes Gambling Notes 21
Larry Jennings Stud Bottom Deal Scams & Fantasies with Cards 62
Larry Jennings Jennings' TNT Bottom Deal The Book of Secrets 229
Unknown Covered Bottom Deal under spread Constant Fooling 2 12
Larry Jennings T.N.T. Bottom Deal take and turn Card College - Volume 5 1280
Edward Marlo Immediate Bottom Deal Card College - Volume 5 1257
Karl Fulves Dummy Deal bottom deal from front end, full grip, top half openly outjoggedRelated to
  • Sharps & Flats
Off The Books (Issue 6) 104
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
Enchantments 195
Wesley James Back Right Bottom Deal Handling brief, "take and turn"Related to Enchantments 225
Edward Marlo Immediate Bottom Deal here from small packet Dear Mr. Fantasy 23
Unknown Bottom Deal Erik Nordvall Lecture Notes Asia 2006 2
Karl Fulves One-Hand Bottom Deals intro Prolix (Issue 5) 326
Karl Fulves One-Hand Erdnase Inspired byRelated to Prolix (Issue 5) 326
Unknown Gambler's Shoot-Out bottom deal towards front, two methods Prolix (Issue 5) 326
Justin Higham Tilted Fake Removal Pretend to take card from center of deck, actually take bottom cardInspired by Dexterity Manual 23
Jason England The Erdnase Grip comments on the Erdnase Deal
- Left Hand Issues
- The Right Hand Take
Related to From the Cellar 3
Jason England Modified Erdnase (#1) comments From the Cellar 7
Jason England Mechanic's Grip with loosening From the Cellar 11
Jason England Other Grips - Straddle Grip
- Full Grip
- The Master Grip
From the Cellar 15
Jason England Stud Bottoms From the Cellar 17
Fred Robinson The Fred Robinson Bottom Deal from full grip The Magic of Fred Robinson 72
Fred Robinson Another Bottom Deal The Magic of Fred Robinson 95
R. Paul Wilson The Fred Robinson Deals additional discussion and variations of Robinson's Deals from the same chapter The Magic of Fred Robinson 108
Ken Krenzel The Fanned Bottom Deal bottom deal from fanRelated to Relaxed Impossibilities 69
Jason England Modified Erdnase (#2) commentsRelated to From the Cellar 8
Benjamin Earl Erdnase Grip Disguise Bottom Deal "EGD Bottom Deal"Related to
  • "Pseudo Method" (Ed Marlo, M.I.N.T. Vol. 1, p. 339)
Gambit (Issue 1) 14
Unknown One-Handed Bottom Deal Force very brief Maelstrom 181
Allan Ackerman The Burnable Bottom Deal more a transfer to top, covered side steal The Cardjurer 29
Juan Tamariz, Fred Robinson EZ Bottom Deal Related to Confidences 203
Larry Jennings, Benjamin Earl The Quick Check Bottom Deal Inspired by Less is More 2 9
Unknown Bottom Deal bottom take, stand up 7 Mysteries of Mentalism 48
Bob Farmer Ten Card (Second and Bottom) Deals false deals from small packet The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 39
So Sato Tabled Bottom Deal tabled, as packet is put down The Secrets of So Sato 187
Roberto Giobbi The Bottom Deal for one-time use in stand-up situation Standup Card Magic 94
Jack Carpenter Bottom Deal Transfer as packet is turned over onto another packet in dealing position The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 66
Tommy Wonder Small Packet Bottom Deal Also published here The Doors of Deception 182
Unknown Consecutive Bottom Deal Count-Down Related to The Pages are Blank 55
Dr. James William Elliott, Michael Feldman On the Elliott Bottom Deal straddle gripRelated to The Pages are Blank 56
Charlie Miller Stud Bottom Deal The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 45
Denis Behr On the Bottom Deal with two methods to get into positionInspired by Handcrafted Card Magic - Volume 3 45