by Juan Tamariz and Meir Yedid
Freely display a mediocre poker hand with blue (or red) backs. Square the cards, make a magical gesture and immediately show that the five cards have changed into a royal flush! For an unbelievable ending, turn the cards face down to reveal that each card has a different back design!
"Juan Tamariz' Royalistic is one of my favorite routines to perform at casual gatherings, walk-around, table-hopping, tradeshows and any close-quarters situations. It is topical, direct, visual and impossible. It is as close to a perfect routine as you can get. I have performed it more than 10,000 times since Juan taught it to me in 1998 and it has never failed me. The day Juan agreed to let me release it to the magic community was one of my happiest days. And now it is ready for you to enjoy--and you will!" -Meir Yedid