"Richard Turner's masterful, magical, manipulation of playing cards is incomparable."
World wide, Poker is by far the most popular game and is an optimal opportunity for entertaining audiences and creating illusions of big winnings.
The Science of Shuffling and Stacking includes over five dozen shuffling, cutting and stacking techniques which can be mixed and matched to suit any magic or gambling routine. Special filming techniques were used to capture the card moves simultaneously from the front and back of the deck. Additionally, many moves were shot under a glass table
Throughout his four decades of playing and performing, Richard Turner has thrilled onlookers with his mastery and card controls. Someone once quipped that Richard's precision was enough to scare the gamble out of a gambler! The work that has gone into the making of The Science of Shuffling and Stacking is not meant to scare anyone, but to open the doorway toward impressive card entertainment. Imagine the shock and awe of the audience when you shuffle the deck and the spectator deals and receives all the Aces in a ten hand game of Hold'em! Envision the impact on your credibility when you shuffle a deck numerous times with a variety of shuffles, ribbon spread them and still have them in perfect numerical order. Invitations will abound!
Richard included all of his most deceptive, cascading false shuffling controls. You will learn many false cutting techniques, Strip-outs and Pull-outs, Faro Shuffles, Zarrow Shuffles, and over a dozen ways to stack a poker hand using simple to advanced gaming techniques. Viewers will learn to control many odd laymen shuffles. Finally, to match real world gaming procedures, Richard included full deck controls using the Riffle-Riffle-Strip-Riffle Cut.
Also included are two gambling routines; Cutting Aces and Run'em Up. Bonus features include a viewing of Richard's Double Signed Card Routine, television clips, cuts from the Magic Castle, photos and more!
Running Time Approximately 1hrs 45min