In the News and On Deck

Articles and Interviews

Browse our collection of articles, interviews, table tips, promotions, and videos. You'll find valuable insights into the playing card industry and tradition, as well as behind-the-scenes interviews with flourishers, artists, poker players, magicians, and celebrity enthusiasts.

MetalLuxe: Light Meets Luxury

The next step in the evolution of playing card history is here.

Learn New Shuffling Tips and Techniques

Shuffle like the pros by mastering these simple rules and techniques.

Top Three Classic Family Card Games

Take a look at our top three favorite family card games.

An Introduction to Cardistry

Cardistry is the non-magical manipulation of playing cards to display creativity, performance art, and skill.

Card Magic

Learn a short history of magic and find more information on this fascinating and entertaining art.

Our History

Dating back over a century, magicians around the world have used Bicycle® playing cards in their card magic routines.

Club 808’s Top Five Fictional Poker Players

A list of the best fictional poker players, from Kenny Rogers' gambler to James Bond.

Five People to Leave at Home on Poker Night

You might want to leave these five people at home or poker night could very well be ruined.

Stories from Sal

The world’s preeminent casino protection expert shares a few favorite stories from his years in the gambling industry.

A Fashionable Style Guide to Casinos

Check out our casino style guide and learn how to dress to impress, whether you’re playing slots or high-stakes poker.

5 Ways to Look More Confident at the Poker Table

Our best tips for appearing more cool and confident at the poker table.

Ken Klosterman’s Coolest Decks

The very best of Ken Klosterman’s historic and spectacular playing card collection.

Top 5 Impossible Decks

The definitive list of impossibly awesome decks that don’t and won’t exist, including the irresistible bacon deck.

A History of Playing Cards

Check out our verbal and visual history of playing cards, in all their gaming glory.

5 Ways to Tell You Have Too Many Decks

Check our list to see if you have too many decks in your playing card collection.

Unexpected Places to find Vintage Decks

Learn how and where to find valuable and beautiful treasures of the online card trade.

The Master of Playing Cards

Somewhere in Southwestern Germany during the 15th century, the first playing card artist created his masterworks.

Card Art Feature: Bicycle® Espionage Deck

The once Club 808-exclusive deck is finally available to all card enthusiasts.

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