Dealing thirds

Discuss the tricks and sleights which appear in Genii.

Postby Guest » 08/02/07 10:32 AM

Would anyone know where I could find instruction on dealing thirds? Thanks.
Guest
 

Postby Guest » 08/02/07 10:40 AM

Revolutionary Card Technique by Marlo is one place to find detailed descriptions.
Guest
 

Postby Guest » 08/03/07 07:14 AM

Darwin Ortiz also has very clear description of dealing thirds based on Marlo's technique in 'Darwin Ortiz At The Card Table'. Off the top of my head I think its the effect 'In One Deal'.

Regards,

Paul H
Guest
 

Postby Guest » 08/03/07 10:45 AM

Also check the DVD The Unreal Work. If you deal seconds, then this provides the method for you, or at least I thought so.
Guest
 

Postby Matthew Field » 08/04/07 03:23 AM

One handed method in Rene Lavand's "Mysteries of My Life" by Kaufman/Lavand.

Matt Field
User avatar
Matthew Field
 
Posts: 2501
Joined: 01/18/08 01:00 PM
Location: Hastings, England, UK

Postby David Acer » 08/07/07 09:26 PM

I remember reading something by Martin Gardner in The Collected Almanac whereby, if the top card of a deck in left-hand dealing position has a small (quarter-inch) hole in it where you rest the pad of your left thumb, you can push off a perfect double and execute a second deal with the face-card of the double, drawing the top card back each time. He (or someone else) also added that, using this technique, you can deal thirds by pushing off the double card and executing a strike second.
Now tweeting daily from @David_Acer
David Acer
 
Posts: 733
Joined: 02/09/08 01:00 PM
Location: Montreal, Canada

Postby Richard Kaufman » 08/07/07 09:55 PM

The hole in the card for doing a Second Deal is Vernon's.
Subscribe today to Genii Magazine
User avatar
Richard Kaufman
 
Posts: 21021
Joined: 07/18/01 12:00 PM
Location: Washington DC


Return to Magicana