The Rise and Riffle

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1. Both hands start in position for the Basic Replacement Move.

2. As the left fingers pull on the palmed cards, both hands, still together, rise to bring the face of the deck towards the spectator.

3. Simultaneously with the rise of the hands, the right fingers slightly riffle the outer end of the pack. The left thumb moves onto the middle of the deck to aid in the riffling action.

Used with the Side Steal the following remarks cover the replacement perfectly. After the peeked card has been stolen into the right palm and the Rise and Riffle is made, you say, "Remember, your card is somewhere in the center of the deck." The riffle, at the outer end, will enable him to see the faces of several cards. This makes it seem as if you wish him to see his card again.

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