How To: Do the "Jack the bounty hunter" card trick

This card trick is called Jack the Bounty Hunter. After a series of cuts, placements, and sorting, Jack the Bounty Hunter ends up adjacent to a card the spectator picked earlier in the trick. Brief synopsis of the procedure (you need to see the video for the full explanation): First, you set a Jack aside. Then you make two piles of 15 cards and set them aside. The spectator gets a pile, and you get a pile. Cards are cut. The spectator picks a card from the remainder of the deck. The spectator...

How To: Perform the All Sorted card trick

Want to learn a great card trick that will really fool your friends? All you need is a deck of cards to perform this cool trick! You will need one deck of cards. Sometimes we use materials that require adult supervision... like scissors so make sure you have friends and family around whenever you do magic tricks. 1. Take a deck of cards and remove all of the face cards (Jacks, Queens, and Kings) and Aces. Separate the cards by suit (hearts, clubs, spades, diamonds) so you have four piles. Eac...

How To: Perform the cell phone mentalism card trick

This video teaches us how to perform a magic trick with a deck of cards and a cell phone. The presenter starts by talking about a man named Eddie Carrol, who apparently hates the presenter for revealing these card tricks on YouTube. The presenter leaves his cell phone and a deck of cards and leaves the room. A spectator is chosen to pick one card out of the deck. When the card has been picked the magician's assistant calls the magician and says that the card has been picked. The trick is how ...

How To: Perform the Last 3 card trick

For this tutorial we are picking three Aces because they are the easiest to remember. Make 4 piles of cards. First pile is ten cards. Second pile is 15 cards. Third pile is 15 cards. The last pile will be 9. Take the Ace of Spades (the example card),put it on one pile and put any number of cards on top. Take the Ace of Hearts (another example card), put it on the second pile and put any number of cards on top. Take the last Ace put it on top and put the last pile on top of that one. Stack the...

How To: Do the "snap vanish" card trick

Learn how to do the "snap vanish" card trick. This magic card trick will make a card disappear just by snapping your fingers. It's a pretty simple trick for anyone, if you're a fast enough magician. The snap vanish works with a coin and a little sleight of hand.

How To: Do the Elmsley card count

In this Magic & Parlor Tricks video tutorial you will learn how to do the Elmsley card count. First the trick; take 4 red back playing cards and count them. Snap your fingers and when you count again there are 3 red back and one blue back card. In this trick you are counting 4 red cards but, you are actually showing the spectators 3 cards and hiding one card. The card you are hiding is the blue card which is the third card in the stack. Hold the cards in your left hand and while counting the ...

How To: Perform the "Best Card Trick in the World"

Hello ladies and gentlemen, Greg Solomon is here today in this video tutorial to teach you how to perform the "Best Card Trick in the World". He will show for you, and perform for you what many have referred to as the best card trick there is. See the performance of this illusion! Greg will reveal to you, and explain to you how the color change card illusion is performed.

How To: Perform the "name it" card trick

In this video Andy shows you how to perform the "Name it" card trick. The presenter suggests introducing yourself quickly and then ask someone in the audience for a name. Count up the number of letters in the persons name (for instance David is five letters). You then split and reverse five cards. You then ask the audience member to cut the deck in half. Then double under break the remaining cards. Then place the selected card under the reversed card. Then ask the audience member his name aga...

How To: Perform the "tell the truth" card trick

This video shows you a mind-reading card trick. This particular trick requires 8 cards: 4 kings and 4 queens. First, the subject is asked to memorize one of the 8 cards as they are laid out before the subject, face-side up. The cards are picked up and sorted in various ways and the subject is asked a series of questions. The questions are always asking whether the card the subject memorized is in a certain group that the trick performer presents. The card in question always is in the group th...

How To: Use a stripper deck for basic tricks

Following the Dalton incident, the stripper deck rapidly fell out of favor with poker cheats, but remains popular to this day with magicians. The deck looks perfectly normal but has tapered edges on all the cards. The goal of the magician in using a stripped deck is to have a person choose a card, then replace it in the deck facing the opposite direction, so that the tapered or stripped edge of the card stands out from the smooth edge of all the other cards.

How To: Perform a great and simple effect with the gun trick

Here Andy Field explains the Gun card Trick. It can be performed anytime and has no setup required. Remove the Ace of Spades before you start and select any card and return it onto the pack. Now use the table cut control so as to ensure the selected card remains on the top in spite of the shuffling. The next part if strangled sparrow shuffle by taking a third of the pack in the right hand and the others in the left. Form a gun shape using the index fingers to control the two packs that you wi...

How To: Perform the quick flip card trick

There are good magic tricks, and there are bad magic tricks. The host of this video tutorial might not be the most skilled magician around, but he's a pretty good judge of card tricks. Check out how to perform the quick flip card trick. With just a little sleight of hand and a little magic, your spectators will be astonished. See the reveal and explanation.

How To: Perform the "slap" magic card trick

Learn how to do a card trick! Yes, learn some magic you can do with all of those playing card decks lying around your house. This young girl will show you in this video tutorial, how to perform the "slap" magic card trick. It isn't just an illusion, it's deception, it's sleight of hand, it's confidence. Grab your best deck of cards and learn how to do the slap card trick... see the reveal.

How To: Perform the "snap change" card trick

Aspiring card shark? Sink your pearly whites into this easy, impressive card illusion. In this free video magic lesson from YouTube user experthowto, you'll learn how to perform the "snap change" card trick using simple sleight of hand. For more information, including a step-by-step breakdown of the trick, watch this prestidigitator's guide.

How To: Perform the "Erdnase" color change card trick

Aspiring card shark? Sink your pearly whites into this easy, impressive card illusion. In this free video magic lesson from YouTube user experthowto, you'll learn how to perform the "Erdnase" color change card trick using simple sleight of hand. For more information, including a step-by-step breakdown of the trick, watch this prestidigitator's guide.

How To: Perform the Faro Shuffle card trick

To do the Faro shuffle card trick, first divide the deck in half. With practice you should be able to accurately make an even division. Hold your left hand underneath the deck and your right hand on top of the deck. Use the two halves to square up the deck. Go in on an angle, intertwining the cards. Make them meet on the bottom and apply a little bit of pressure to them. They will naturally intertwine. Spread out the cards on a table in two columns to check your shuffling technique. You can a...

How To: Cheat in poker with the bottom deal card trick

Cheating in poker is usually frowned upon; however, this video shows you the best way to do it! Dealing yourself pre-arranged cards from the bottom of the deck is the easiest way to accomplish this. Dealing fast conceals the movement. Next we are shown a trick. Place the four aces on the top of the deck and the four kings on the bottom. Then by arranging the cards in the correct order and appearing to cut the deck, you deal yourself a lot of aces. The other players won't be able to notice you...

How To: Do the slip cut sandwich card trick

If you've ever wanted to do card magic tricks or just want to know how a certain magic card trick is done then watch and learn how to perform the slip cut sandwich card trick. This is a simple card trick can be done by anyone regardless of experience, you want to being by stating that the two jacks are going to assist you in finding the card. Then have a spectator tell you when to stop when your riffling through the deck. When told to stop just pull two cards out as one and place at the top o...

How To: Perform the front and back palm card trick

This how-to video is on how to perform the front and back palm card trick. In this video the person shows viewers how to conceal a playing card using one hand. The narrator explains everything from the precise finger placement for the concealment of the card, to revealing the playing card to your audience. He teaches viewers how to hide the card at all times and make it appear in a snap without anybody ever seeing your card. This video on how to perform the palm card trick will show even amat...

How To: Perform the Aces All Again card trick

Learn how to do an amazing card trick that will impress your friends. The magician starts out with a quick example of a trick that everyone has probably seen and then leads into a more advanced card trick, called All Aces Again. He first performs the card trick then he shows us how the trick works. This particular trick takes a little preparation and no need to shuffle so that even a child with small hands can perform! Once the magician completes the card trick, he shows us how to lead into t...

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