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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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Is there a Magic Trick Store Near Me?

Is there a Magic Trick Store Near Me?

While there aren’t as many brick & mortar magic stores as there once were, you can still find magic shops to visit, especially if you live near a big city or metropolis area like New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago or Toronto.

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How do Magicians Learn About New Tricks?

How do Magicians Learn About New Tricks?

Thankfully, there are some easy ways to stay up-to-date on all the latest magic tricks from easy card tricks to coin tricks and even sleight of hand and mind reading.

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Where Can I Buy Magic Tricks?

Where Can I Buy Magic Tricks?

Whether you’re a professional magician or just starting to learn magic tricks, magic is a distinct art form that often requires equally unique props to perform.

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How do I Learn to do Magic Tricks?

How do I Learn to do Magic Tricks?

Whether you learn a few easy magic tricks as a hobby or aspire to be a professional magician, performing magic is one of the best ways to connect with people and impress your friends and family.

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Where do Professional Magicians Learn their Tricks?

Where do Professional Magicians Learn their Tricks?

As magic tricks have historically been shrouded in secrecy, many people often wonder how professional magicians learn to perform magic tricks.

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The Story Behind the Vanishing Inc. Magic Store

The Story Behind the Vanishing Inc. Magic Store

Today, we explore how this small passion project between professional magicians, and best friends, Andi Gladwin and Joshua Jay evolved into one of the most trusted online magic stores for magicians and mentalists of all skill levels.

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13 of the Rarest Playing Cards in the World

13 of the Rarest Playing Cards in the World

Whether they were only available through a private reserve or had extremely limited quantities to begin with, some of these decks of cards have become more rare and collectable than others.

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