1990-1992
Written by Karl Fulves
Work of Various
104 pages (Stapled), published by Selfpublished
Illustrated with drawings by Joseph K. Schmidt
Language: English
110 entries
Cover photograph
Creators Title Comments & References Issue Year Page AA Categories
Unknown Grand Theft Auto article on car theft in the old days
1 1990 1
David Goldman Gambling Inc. on the business side of gambling
1 1990 1
Karl Fulves Deep Thot chosen card travels from one poker hand to another, both hands in envelopes, stuck into book
1 1990 3
Karl Fulves Deep Thot Switch two things stuck in book, topological switch when turning book in several steps
1 1990 4
Karl Fulves Deep Thot Transposition two packets stuck into both ends of a book, transposition
1 1990 5
Karl Fulves Diehard two dice rolled with cup, performer does not look, spectator turns one over and announced total, performer names both numbers
Related to 1 1990 5
Karl Fulves The Office further comments on the referenced items, poker probability problem by Martin Gardner
Related to 1 1990 6
Unknown Newspaper Clippings related to gambling
Related to 1 1990 8
Unknown A Heavy Bet Phil Silvers story, "description by Jan Murray, as quoted by Milton Berle"
2 1990 9
David Goldman Point Shaving gambling in basketball
2 1990 9
Karl Fulves Gene Maze Card Controls introduction
2 1990 11
Gene Maze Full Deck Switch No. 1
2 1990 11
Karl Fulves X Markes the Plot Aces lost with riffle shuffles and a straight cut, then dealt off the top again
Variations 2 1990 12
Howard Wurst Quik Unlink simplified handling of crazy man's handcuffs, also through other objects
2 1990 15
Karl Fulves Money Switches with Cards on switching cards with bills in hands
2 1990 17
Unknown The Bill Hand switching poker hand with bills
Also published here
  • "The Little Secrets" (Frank Bonville, 1904)
2 1990 17
Karl Fulves The Office New Phoenix, cheating with dice
Related to 2 1990 19
Unknown Newspaper Clippings related to gambling
Related to 2 1990 20
Unknown All In It Kefauver story on organized crime
Also published here
  • "Blood and Power" (Stephen Fox, 1989)
3 1990 21
Karl Fulves Check Scams cheating methods with money checks
  • Check Scam No. 1
  • Check Scam No. 2
  • Check Scam No. 3
  • Check Scam No. 4
  • Check Scam No. 5
  • Check Scam No. 6
3 1990 21
Unknown Pulls & Holdeouts
Also published here
  • "In the Life"
3 1990 24
Karl Fulves Short Change Wallet Z-fold wallet with money clip, short-change routine
3 1990 25
Karl Fulves Zodiac Switch using Z-fold Short Change Wallet
3 1990 26
Karl Fulves One and Only red-backed card signed on back and put in wallet, blue-backed card chosen and signed, red card is removed and has now both signatures, using Z-fold Short Change Wallet
3 1990 27
Unknown The Feast mob controlled
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  • "Donnie Brasco" (Joseph Pistone, 1987)
3 1990 28
Unknown The Fix jury fixing
Also published here
  • Henry Hill in N. Pileggi's "Wise Guy" (1985)
3 1990 28
Karl Fulves Close-Up Bets intro
3 1990 29
Karl Fulves Spoon Lift lifting a spoon off the table in a certain way
3 1990 29
Karl Fulves Bent Fork one tine of fork bends
3 1990 30
Unknown Steve Shaw Newspaper Article tricking scientists
3 1990 30
Karl Fulves The Office playing poker over the phone,
3 1990 31
Unknown Newspaper Clippings related to gambling
3 1990 32
Unknown At the Track Ken Kling story, from Milton Berle book
4 1990 33
Unknown The Rackets senate rackets hearings, from congressional reports 1961/1962
4 1990 33
Unknown Winner Coins beveled edge at coin
Also published here
  • "Protection - The Sealed Book" (Joseph E. Meyer, 1911)
4 1990 36
Karl Fulves Amateur Night on the pick-up stack
  • (3) 3-4-5
  • Category Two
4 1990 37
Unknown Switching Dice gaffed dice cup
Also published here
  • "The Bunco Book" (Walter Gibson)
4 1990 39
Karl Fulves Bookie test with casino brochures that explain the rules of the games, chosen game divined, revealing shadow through covers
4 1990 40
Karl Fulves The Office
4 1990 41
Karl Fulves Controlled Roll with Tricked Dice Cup
4 1990 41
Unknown Milk Build Stack
Also published here
  • "Koschitz's Manual" (1894)
4 1990 41
Unknown Newspaper Clippings related to gambling
4 1990 42
Unknown Crack a Safe safe cracking story
Also published here
  • "Crimewatch" (David Gurlick)
5 1990 43
Karl Fulves Phone Tricks how bookies work the phones
5 1990 43
Unknown The Palm Stock
Also published here
  • "How Gamblers Win" (1868)
5 1990 44
Unknown Mohair Sleeve on sleeving cards
Also published here
  • "Koschitz's Manual" (1894)
5 1990 45
Bill Reid Simplex Dice Switch with dice cup
5 1990 46
Unknown A Poker Player's Education
Also published here
  • "Big Deal" (Anthony Holden)
5 1990 48
Karl Fulves Daylight Poker poker hands drawn from face-up spread, yet performer wins
Related toAlso published here 5 1990 48
Chris Lee Capping the Hand adding cards to a tabled poker hand, using poker chips
5 1990 50
Karl Fulves The Office Donald Trump, magnetic dice
5 1990 51
Unknown Newspaper Clippings related to gambling
5 1990 52
Unknown The Two Cheats hustler getting out-hustled story
Also published here
  • "The Open Book" (J. H. Johnson)
6 1991 53
Ken Uston, Karl Fulves Uston on "Slugs"
6 1991 53
Unknown Canada Bill monte man story
Also published here
  • "Gambling and Gambling Devices" (John Phillip Quinn, 1912)
6 1991 54
Unknown Method of Cheating at Blackjack
6 1991 56
Karl Fulves Basic Training on Blackjack strategies
  • Basic Basics
  • Playing the Tables
  • How to Practice
  • Expanding the Options
  • Flashcard Swindles
6 1991 57
Karl Fulves The Office Backjack, John Scarne
Related to 6 1991 60
Unknown Newspaper Clippings related to gambling
6 1991 62
Unknown A Free Ride junket scam
Also published here
  • "Big Julie of Vegas" (E. Linn)
7 1991 63
Karl Fulves Loansharks "I don't collect loans, I collect debts"
7 1991 63
Unknown The Wall Street Casino
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  • "Liar's Poker" (M. Lewis)
7 1991 65
Unknown The Floor Discovers Backgammon
Also published here
  • "Inside Out" (R. King)
7 1991 67
Unknown Gambling and the Mob
Also published here
  • "My Life in the Mafia" (Vincent Teresa)
7 1991 68
Karl Fulves The Office authorship of Erdnase
Related to 7 1991 69
Martin Gardner Rattle Rock Spoon making rattle rock from bowl of plastic spoon, reverses direction when spun on table
7 1991 69
Karl Fulves Theory Only bet with polarizing light filters
Also published here
  • "The Dancing Wu Li Masters" (G. Zukav, 1979)
7 1991 71
Unknown Newspaper Clippings related to gambling
7 1991 72
Unknown Get the Cash method of stealing money from sealed envelope
Also published here
  • "Spycatcher" (Peter Wright)
8 1991 73
Unknown Systems Play martingale, cancellation
8 1991 73
Unknown Canada Bill Story
Also published here
  • "Sucker's Progress" (Herbert Asbury)
8 1991 74
Unknown Shuffling with Short Card svengali principle
Also published here
  • "Koschitz's Manual" (1894)
8 1991 75
Unknown Greek Deal brief mention
Also published here
  • "Koschitz's Manual" (1894)
8 1991 75
Unknown The Tat on a dice game
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  • "The Grifters" (Jim Thompson)
8 1991 76
Robert E. Neale Wanting to Win spectator wins every time
8 1991 78
Karl Fulves The Office John Scarne, Ten Card Poker Deal
Related to 8 1991 81
Karl Fulves Shake an Ace named Ace appears at total of rolled dice
Inspired by 8 1991 81
Neal Elias Setting Up for No Gimmick Card Spread from June 1990 letter
Inspired by 8 1991 81
Unknown Newspaper Clippings related to gambling
8 1991 82
Mickey MacDougall The Bridge Cheat
Also published here
  • "Danger in the Cards" (MacDougall, 1943)
9 1991 83
Karl Fulves Guys and Dolls stories about meeting gamblers
9 1991 83
Martin Gardner Red-Black Paradox three cards dealt, a matching pair turned up, color of third card is bet on
9 1991 84
Karl Fulves Tour of Vegas cards from different casinos, spectator picks a casino, then a card value, in an envelope that card with the right casino back is predicted
Related to 9 1991 86
Karl Fulves The Office cellophane as shiner, Bridge cheating
9 1991 87
Unknown Strippers and How Made
Also published here
  • "The Little Secrets" (1904)
9 1991 87
Howard Wurst Magnetic Marker Ace of Spades is marked with X on back and shuffled into deck, long in-the-hand spread then is supported by itself, case clings to spread when touched with spread, then Ace and other four Royal Flush cards are found in case
9 1991 88
Howard Wurst Case Load from Spread card perpendicular under spread
Related to 9 1991 89
Joseph K. Schmidt Right Angle Force spectator choses right card to complete a royal flush, featuring an under-the-spread-force with a card in perpendicular position under spread, TPC
9 1991 90
Unknown Newspaper Clippings related to gambling
9 1991 92
Karl Fulves They Said It quotes about gambling
10 1992 93
Karl Fulves Deck Switches gambling related discussion, outline of methods to get the cold deck in play
Related to 10 1992 93
Unknown The Lingo gambling terms
10 1992 94
Jack Merlin The Story of the Cold Deck deck switch with help of tray and waiter
Also published here 10 1992 94
Karl Fulves The Deck Drop blackjack stack, deck switch choreography
Related to 10 1992 95
Karl Fulves Setting Up the Cooler
10 1992 96
Karl Fulves The Rabbit Switch as burn card is moved to bottom
10 1992 96
Robert E. Neale Casino three red and three black cards are used for betting game, with bills
Inspired by
  • "Random Walks and Gambling" (Martin Gardner, Mathematical Circus, 1981)
10 1992 99
Philip T. Goldstein 2/3 Dice dice tossing game of "higher number wins" with mis-spotted die
10 1992 101
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Dice Holdout Methods by Eddie Fechter 10 1992 102
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Trick Shots in Pool and Billiards by Robert Byrne 10 1992 102
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Steve Forte Gambling Tapes by Steve Forte 10 1992 102
Martin Gardner Cornered King proposition bet with 3x4 chess grid
10 1992 103
Karl Fulves The Office book recommendations on gambling
10 1992 104
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Scarne on Dice by John Scarne 10 1992 104
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Ken Huston Books by Ken Huston 10 1992 104
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Sharps and Flats by John Nevil Maskelyne 10 1992 104
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Road Hustler by Unknown 10 1992 104
Karl Fulves (reviewer) The American Confidence Man by David Maurer 10 1992 104
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Dice - Squares, Tops & Shapes by Burton Williams 10 1992 104
Karl Fulves Cheating at Bridge listing of sources
10 1992 104
Data entered by Denis Behr.