Cards as an advantage for cheaters
Without any doubt, the number of possible cheating methods in card games is much greater than at any other casino game. The thing is that popular games like blackjack or poker involve the card decks which become a main object of cheaters' attention. Moreover the ways of cheating at card games are much easier than, for instance, cheating at casino roulette.
Second dealing is one of the most well-known and commonly applied by cheaters method of a card deck manipulating in the course of card game. Performing the second dealing the second card is dealt rather instead of the top card. Second dealing as well as bottom dealing have the common principles and are used in magician tricks.
The main thing the cheater needs to do is to know exactly the value of deck's top card. When this information is obvious for a cheater he can resort with an aim to avoid obtaining the good card by his opponent.
With a purpose to make the second dealing more successful cheaters often use it together with other methods of cheat such as flashing, marked cards, peeking or using of various cheating devices.
During the second dealing cards are generally dealt from the hand. Dealer often push a card on the top to a side and slightly shows the small part of a second card holding a deck. He also can strike a second card and it would be called strike second deal as well as push 2 cards from the top as one.
So-called burn card was created with a purpose to prevent the second dealing. The thing is the top card will always be discarded in case burn cards existed. Thus, the dealer cannot know what will be the next dealt card as the 2 card is hidden by top.