Winning at Poker
Magicbob is the newest contributor of articles for The Magic Nook
and The Wizards' Journal. He has a great many creative
ideas, and in the coming months, you will see many new effects
from him. Magicbob is an
Independent Author at the Magic Nook, and so he will
process your payments for his works and handle delivery and
questions on his own, with just a bit of help from the Magic Nook
This is a sequel of sorts to my previous
gambling-themed effect, Winning at
Blackjack. This effect not only provides equal time for
Poker, Ive upped the ante by transforming not
just one card, but an entire hand (worthy of folding) into a
The magician fans and/or spreads a deck of cards
face up, showing it to be completely normal. He then shuffles and
cuts the cards before dealing two hands of poker, one to the
spectator and one to himself.
The magician and the spectator show their cards.
The spectator is holding a Full House. The magicians hand
is lousy (not even a pair of deuces). He then explains to the
spectator that, when a magician is dealt a losing hand, he just
deals himself a new one.
The magician deals the same five
cards he is holding from one hand to the other (never going near
the deck). The cards are turned over to reveal that the magician
is now holding a Royal Flush!
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