Hot Card Tricks How-Tos

How To: Perform the "Best Little Self Working" card trick

Mismag822 shows you how to perform the "best little self working" card trick. Get your mini deck of cards and count out 16 cards. Shuffle the cards out and lay them out in a grid. Select 4 cards over the deck. Then the other person selects a row and fold it over like a book. Keep folding till you have one deck. Spread out the cards 4 should be face down. The four cards that are left should be all aces.

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 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: Perform the "impossible card location" magic trick

What else can you do with a deck of cards besides play games? Magic! There's nothing better for a magician's repertoire than a few great card tricks, so make sure you watch this video tutorial on how to perform the "impossible card location" magic trick. This is a lengthy trick, but it's sure to amaze and baffle anyone. To do this impossible card location card trick, a little mathematics goes a long way, so don't fall asleep in math class.

How To: Perform the "devil's elevator" card trick

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

How To: Do the impressive super fast color change card trick

Hey folks, learn how to perform one of the fastest (not to mention easiest) card tricks in the world! See how to do the super fast color change card trick. There's no real magic here, just a little sleight of hand, or a lot of it. If you're fast enough, this color change will amaze anyone. Magician or no magician, anyone can do this impressive color changing card trick.

How To: Perform the classic card spitting trick

Isn't it great when magicians do that trick where they appear to be spitting a pile of cards out of their mouths? Have you ever wondered why they always have the hands right next to their mouths "catching" the cards? Well wonder no more. This video will show you how to do this classic card magic trick. It turns out your hands have to be there since they're holding the cards!

How To: Do basic false shuffles for magic card tricks

This is an instructional video on how to perform card shuffles that allow you to place particular cards at the top or bottom of the deck and how to keep them that way. False shuffles, such as the riffle shuffle and Hindu shuffle, are important for card magicians to create the illusion of shuffling cards, without losing track of a desired card or cards. Watch this video magic tutorial and learn how to do basic false and riffle shuffles for card tricks.

How To: Perform the Criss-Cross card trick

How to Disturb Reality is here to teach you some magic card tricks that you can learn directly at home. This video will hopefully inspire you to become a great magician, so if you're here to just learn card tricks and not perform them, you're here for the wrong reason!

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 best math card trick ever

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 best math card trick ever! With just a little math and a little magic, your spectators will be astonished. See the reveal and explanation. This card counting trick will always work and it will amaze your best friends.

How To: Cut cards (shuffle cards) with one hand

Want to look totally pro when you deal blackjack, or even just when you're playing Go Fish with your friends? Then check out this easy yet super impressive card shuffling trick. Cutting cards can either be boring or a spectacle, so add some spice to your card game by shuffling it impressively in one hand.

How To: Do the gimmicked card color change trick

In this Magic & Parlor Tricks video tutorial you will learn how to do the gimmicked card color change trick. For this you will need two cards of different colors; a red card and a black card. Fold each of the cards right in the middle. Then glue the top half of the two cards at the back. The bottom halves of both cards should be free. Now take a third card and attach its face to the bottom halves of the two cards on the outer side. So, when you move the middle flap up or down, the card is goi...

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 the three-card monte throw

The one card trick that every street magician or street hustler needs to know is 3 Card Monte. With the help of this video tutorial, you'll see exactly how to perform the three-card monte throw. There is no real magic here, it's all just a sleight of hand, which is needed for any magic card trick.

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: Perform the "ordinary plastic bag" card trick

Adrenaline0Studios reveals the secret behind his "Ordinary Plastic Bag" trick. This trick involves getting a card inside a perfectly normal plastic bag without opening said bag. First task is getting a person pick a card and figuring out what the card is (procedures are on another video). Then, he places the card on the bottom of the deck and spreads the deck on top of the plastic bag while applying lots of pressure. When he raises the bag, you'll notice that the card at the bottom sticks to ...

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 "jack's party" magic card trick

What else can you do with a deck of cards besides play games? Magic! There's nothing better for a magician's repertoire than a few great card tricks, so make sure you watch this video tutorial on how to perform the "jack's party" magic card trick. This is a lengthy trick, but it's sure to amaze and baffle anyone. To do this jack's party card trick, a little mathematics goes a long way, so don't fall asleep in math class.

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