The history of card tricks

Card tricks , card conjouring , card manipulation . Whatever you call it makes no difference . But where did it originate ?  Well magicians started using cards as props within the last century or so . Much easier to carry cards on the go to let people know what you did . Gamblers may even be responsible for the sleights that we still use today . They would use the slights to give themselves the upper hand when it came to winning. Although they did