Shuffling playing cards isn’t a very big deal, but if done properly it can be quite amazing.
For example, have you heard about card flourishing? Also known as cardistry, it is a series of cuts, displays and movements with cards that are can be quite mesmerizing and sometimes mind-boggling.
It is a nice first step in doing more complex card tricks if you ever not to try your hand at being a magician, since it offers you a way to work on your dexterity, essential for the sleight-of-hand tricks.
To show you just how moving a few cards around can hold your attention and make want to figure out how it’s done, take a look at Zach Mueller’s “Floating Card” trick.
Now imagine doing tricks like this with a whole deck of cards.