The Side Sweep Second Deal

I hope that you have at least worked through the sections of the Top Sweep deal up to a slow motion level as this deal will use a good many of the same actions involved. It is arguably however a more deceptive sweep than from the top as it all but eliminates another bain of the Strike deal the exposed outer left corner of the deck at the moment of the deal. Just do the left thumb pull back (from the Top Sweep deal) with a deck in hand and you'll see what I mean. The exposed corner can be seen...

Variation On The Top Sweep Deal

Before we leave Strike deals for the heady world of the Push Off let's look at one interesting variation of the Top Sweep deal. Visually the deal is stunning with almost a retention of vision of the top card being dealt. The covering action of the right hand also makes the false deal extremely difficult to see even at a slow speed. For a magical effect the deal is very good indeed. The one drawback the dealing action is a little unatural for a real world game BUT this is offset by the fact that...

The Specialist Blackjack Stud Push

Blackjack dealers, when dealing from the hand as in large money private games, often use a peculiar dealing action which is almost unique just to them. With the kind of money involved in games of this nature it was only a matter of time before the cheats and hustlers came up with a second deal to duplicate this dealing action. It is this very specialised second that we are to study here. It also makes a fine demonstration second for gambling expose lectures. Stage 1 - The Left And Right Hand...