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Easy Card Trick Best of Fives

"Best of Five" Easy Magic Card Trick

Here’s a great easy card trick for beginners and kids. In fact it’s one of the best. What I like about this trick, even though it is a variation on the old “find a spectator’s card” trick, is that it has a double climax at the end that goes far beyond your garden variety card trick for beginners.

This is why it’s one of the best card tricks around, and it’s easy enough for kids to learn and perform. This great trick that employs a spectator’s card and four aces is something of secret.

Effect:
A spectator selects a card and returns it to the deck. You spread the cards and find that one card is now face up. However, it’s not the spectator’s card.

Thinking fast, you state that the face-up card is an “indicator card” that tells you how many cards to count to find the spectator’s card.

Since the “indicator card” is a “five,” you count down five cards and sure enough, it’s the spectator’s selected card.

But wait, there’s more. When you turn over the four in-between cards, they turn out to be the four aces. This is indeed the best of five, a great card trick for beginners and kids.

Materials:
A deck of cards

Preparation:
A bit of setup with the deck ahead of time.

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