The Bottom Deal - Card Force Sleight
The bottom deal is a very useful way to force or deal a card at the time of the magician's choosing
Effect : The card magician starts to deal the deck and at any time that he wants is able to deal the card of his choosing to facilitate a magic card trick.
This effect can be done in many tricks and for many effects or endings of tricks. the card sleight is adaptable for use in many tricks.
and when done smoothly, is performed completely unnoticed by the audience.
It all happens in the blink of an eye, but a key part of the trick is in the timing, blending the switch with the force card in one smooth movement
It is much easier to explain and understand the trick by viewing it in action. The video below shows how effective this card dealing sleight is and will give you an idea of how it could be implemented into a lot of card magic routines when the need to force deal a card is needed.
Watch Magik Trikster show you the sleight of hand move being performed and then highlight some useful tips in order to make the sleight run smoothly.