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The Year Game
Before you begin, place one of the jokers on the bottom of...

Kings Family Variation
1. Go through the deck pulling out all four Aces, Kings, Q...

Willing To Bet?
The effect of this trick: The performer puts both a coin ...

The Teleporting Card
Effect: A spectator draws a card from a fanned deck of car...

The 3 Thieves Variation
Effect: A story is told about 3 thieves (Jacks,) who break...

Poker Trial
Effect: A person arrested for cheating while playing poker...

The circle card trick
This one takes a little bit of acting, it is very funny th...

That Darn Card
Description: A card on top of the deck is placed in then d...

Magic Slapping
Effect: A spectator chooses a card, returns it to the deck...

Best Buddies
The effect of the trick: Two cards, inserted into a deck a...





Counted Cards





1. Tell a spectator that each card represents a number--A is 1, J is 11, Q is 12, K is 13, and the rest have their face value.

2. Tell the person to pick up the top card and place it face up on the table.

3. State its number and then count onto it enough cards to reach 13. For example, if the card is a Jack, say "Eleven..." and then deal two cards onto it while you say, "...twelve, thirteen."

4. Flip over this stack and set it aside.

5. Repeat Steps 2-4 until 13 cannot be reached with the remaining cards. Set these aside (if the count works out evenly, don't worry).

6. Have the spectator choose 3 piles. Remove all of the other piles and add them to the cards (if any) remaining from step 5.

7. Pick up the pile of cards remaining from steps 5-6, count off 10 cards and set them aside.

8. Have the spectator choose 2 of the remaining 3 piles. Turn the top cards on these 2 piles face up.

9. Add together the values of the two face-up cards, count out their sum from the cards you're holding and set them aside.

10. Have the spectator count the number of cards left in your hand.

11. Tell him or her to flip over the top card on the remaining pile. It is equal to the number of cards left in your hand.





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