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Last night's episode of West Wing had some flourishey moves with cards and coins. Will Bailey (played by Joshua Malina) forced a card with a Hindu Shuffle just before he was shot at; and later, during a poker game, C.J. Cregg (Alison Janney) dealt a poker hand one-handed, and Bailey did a very smooth coin roll over his knuckles with a poker chip.
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You must be new to the show Bill... West Wing is magical every week.
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I've known Josh Malina for years and while he's not a magician, he is a hell of a poker player.
So he can handle cards and chips with the aplomb of someone who's spent many hours doing it.
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