Cards Trick-secret Plastic Marked Cards Revealed
Plastic playing cards are much more durable and long-lasting than paper cards. They will not crease, rip, or tear as easily as a coated plastic card. Plastic cards will last longer, shuffle better, and slide across the table better. You will never want to play with anything else! Plastic cards may be washed using a damp cloth when they begin to get dirty and stick together. And we all know that accidents do happen. Remember, a beer is a terrible thing to waste. especially when spilled on your poker table and cards! Plastic cards can get wet and soiled and are easy to clean. Plastic playing cards are usually sold in sets of two decks and are available from KEM Cards, Royal, A Plus Cards, Copag, Gemaco, Dal Negro and others.
Plastic cards are easier to handle and shuffle. They bend back into shape better than a paper card and are much harder to mark or smudge than a paper card. They are more expensive than paper cards but are worth the extra money in the long run. Experienced poker players have a tendency to leave their hole cards on the table and simply bend a portion of the card up to view it - this has a tendency to warp or bow the cards over time. Corners can become curved and cards can appear bowed at the middle. Plastic cards help to minimize this nuisance because they 'remember' their shape better than paper cards. Placing a cut card and a weight on top of your unused cards also helps!
Plastic cards slide very easily on just about any playing surface. They feel strange to shuffle at first but once you start using them, you will never want to go back to a paper card. Plastic cards may smell when you first open a new deck. The smell will go away with use but you may want to leave your cards spread out on a table for a few days to make the smell go away quicker.