Three Jacks Deal

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The Three Jacks Deal is a card effect in which three Jacks are placed on top of the deck which is then repeatedly dealt into one player's hand of a two-handed game, despite a fair alternate deal.


History

It was first published as "Jack - Jack - Jack", without attribution, Card Tricks You Will Do (1928, p. 22) by Rufus Steele.[1][2]

Publications

  • "Jack - Jack - Jack", Card Tricks You Will Do by Rufus Steele (1928)
  • "The Poker Deal" in The New Magician’s Manual by Walter Gibson (1936, p. 56)
  • "Imitation Seconds" in Encyclopedia of Card Tricks (1937, p. 332), without attribution.
  • "Jacks and Aces" in The Card Expert (1938)
  • The "Three Jack Deal" in Popular Card Tricks by Walter Gibson was initially slated to be reprinted as a Jinx Special which would have appeared between issues # 149 (October 28, 1941) and #150 (November 18, 1941).
  • "The Great Poker Demonstration" in Scarne On Card Tricks (1950)
  • "Big Fella, Little Fella" in Close-up Card Magic (1962, p. 61) by Harry Lorayne
  • "Three-Jack Deal" (Original and Improved version), "Terrific Jack Trick," "Super-Terrific Jacks," "The Wise Old Gambler," and "The Smart Young Gambler" in The Complete Illustrated Book of Card Magic by Walter Gibson (1969).

References

  1. http://www.conjuringcredits.com/doku.php?id=cards:three_jacks_deal
  2. Provenance Bulletin 3 by Jon Racherbaumer (1997)
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