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Olive

Olive

Win free beers with this easy bar bet using an olive and bar coasters.

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Nickels & Pennies

Nickels & Pennies

The secret to this challenging puzzle will help you win free drinks for the rest of your life.

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Liquid Swap

Liquid Swap

Your friends will be so impressed by this easy bar trick, they'll be eager to buy you a drink.

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Hat Gag

Hat Gag

Win free shots or beers with this super simple bar bet.

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Floating Cork

Floating Cork

The perfect bar bet for when you order a bottle of wine.

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Coins on Bottle

Coins on Bottle

Learn how to win free drinks with just some pocket change and a beer.

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Coin Hand

Coin Hand

With this party trick, a coin impossibly vanishes from beneath your palm and appears under the other.

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Coin Balance

Coin Balance

You'll be amazed at how many people fall for this easy bar scam.

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Bottle Pusher (Coin Inside Out)

Bottle Pusher (Coin Inside Out)

Double your money with this easy bar trick.

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Bottle Opener

Bottle Opener

Learn how to open a beer bottle with a napkin.

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Bill Snatch

Bill Snatch

Grab two empty beer bottles and get ready to fool your friends with this easy bar trick.

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Big Box

Big Box

A tricky puzzle that will baffle your friends.

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Balancing Egg

Balancing Egg

Learn how to balance an egg and win free drinks with this bar trick.

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Basic Card Sleights

Basic Card Sleights

Learn over 25 different basic card sleights in our free video tutorials.

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Waterfall Flourish

Waterfall Flourish

Beautifully transfer playing cards from hand to hand with this basic card sleight for beginner card magicians.

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Undercut

Undercut

A super easy way to cut a deck of cards like a professional magician.

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Under Pressure

Under Pressure

This quick and flashy card flourish is one of the most popular cardistry moves and is a fundamental card sleight for any card magician.

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Thumb Fan

Thumb Fan

This essential card sleight is both a display of skill and an elegant way to have a playing card selected or returned to the deck.

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Table Bridge Shuffle

Table Bridge Shuffle

Add a beautiful flourish to the end of your table shuffle with the Table Bridge Shuffle.

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Table Riffle Shuffle

Table Riffle Shuffle

From card magicians to poker players, anyone who uses playing cards can benefit from learning how to properly shuffle a deck of cards on a table.

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Swing Cut

Swing Cut

Shuffle or control playing cards with this basic method for cutting a deck of cards that is regularly used by everyone from beginner magicians to professional magicians.

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Straddle Grip

Straddle Grip

If you want to perform cardistry or card flourishes, you'll need to first learn the Straddle Grip.

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Scrape Cut

Scrape Cut

A simple false cut that any beginner card magician can do.

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Run Cuts

Run Cuts

An elegant way to cut and shuffle playing cards on a table that any magician or poker player should learn.

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Riffle Shuffle

Riffle Shuffle

Every card magician must learn this proper way to shuffle a deck of cards.

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Retaining the Top Stock

Retaining the Top Stock

A beginner card sleight that allows you to control certain playing cards in the top part of the deck while it's being shuffled.

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Retaining the Bottom Stock

Retaining the Bottom Stock

Discover how to shuffle the deck while secretly maintaining certain playing cards in the bottom part of the deck.

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Pressure Fan

Pressure Fan

An easy card flourish that allows you widely spread the playing cards and establish your credibility as a skilled magician or cardist.

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Pirouette

Pirouette

Learn how to spin a playing card on your finger like a basketball with this visually impressive beginner card flourish.

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Overhand Shuffle

Overhand Shuffle

A basic card sleight used for false shuffles and controlling playing cards in a variety of easy card tricks.

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One-Hand Fan

One-Hand Fan

A fundamental beginner card magic flourish that adds a touch of elegance to any card trick.

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Kalush's Cut

Kalush's Cut

Learn the fun and easy multi-packet cut that inspired the Sybil Cut.

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Hindu Shuffle

Hindu Shuffle

A versatile shuffle for beginner card magicians that can be used for everything from forcing a playing card to controlling cards.

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End Grip

End Grip

An essential card magic grip that all magicians must learn.

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Dribble

Dribble

A fun and elegant card flourish that every beginner card magician should learn.

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Deck Flip

Deck Flip

Flip the deck of cards in the air and catch it cleanly with this classic card flourish.

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Dealer's Grip (Mechanic's Grip)

Dealer's Grip (Mechanic's Grip)

Learn the proper way to hold a deck of cards for card magic tricks.

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Card Spring

Card Spring

Grab everyone's attention before your favorite card trick by learning this amazing card flourish.

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Charlier Cut (Charlier Pass)

Charlier Cut (Charlier Pass)

A flashy and easy one-handed cut that all card magicians should learn.

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Card Spread

Card Spread

Learn how to spread playing cards like a professional magician.

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