Written by Darwin Ortiz

2012
Work of Darwin Ortiz

281 pages (Hardcover), published by Ortiz Publications
Illustrated with drawings by Tony Dunn.
Language: English

(97 entries)

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Michael Vincent Foreword
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Darwin Ortiz Introduction
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Darwin Ortiz Hole-Card Play four selections are lost and dealt in five-card Stud, performer gets two Aces
Inspired by 3
Darwin Ortiz, David Britland Tabled Control Sequence using crimp, see also p. 150
Inspired by
  • "Vernon's Aces Ride Again" (David Britland, Cardopolis Blog, April 2005, see also Sorcerer Issue 2)
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Darwin Ortiz Positively Fifth Street hold'em demo, three selections in flop, Aces for performer
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Martin A. Nash Nash Tabled Multiple Shift
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Darwin Ortiz Positively Fifth Street Redux variation for poker players
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Darwin Ortiz Grifter's Game predicted card lies next to named card, proposition bet presentation
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Darwin Ortiz Near-Top Glimpse near top of face-up deck, left-hand and right-hand version
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Darwin Ortiz Best of the Best position of thought-of-card named, center dealing any named card, memorized deck
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Allen Kennedy Kennedy Center Deal
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Darwin Ortiz Best of the Best 2 memory demonstration, memorized deck, faro
Inspired by
  • "Triple Threat Memorization" (Juan Tamariz, Mnemonica)
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Unknown Calculating Positions after One Faro memorized deck
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Darwin Ortiz The Spectator's False Shuffle spectator shuffles, performer squares
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Edward Marlo Strip-Out False Shuffle
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Darwin Ortiz Spectator Shuffles Twice application
Inspired by 44
Darwin Ortiz Passing Through with four-of-a-kind
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Darwin Ortiz Stripper Switch
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Darwin Ortiz Hard Target two selections found by red jacks
Related to 55
Simon Aronson, Alex Elmsley Undo Influence Principle
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Darwin Ortiz Sudden Impact deck is flicked at peeked card
Inspired by 61
Howard Albright Inner-End Crimp bridge
Also published here
  • "Albright's Advanced Card Magic", p. 5
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Darwin Ortiz Supercharged Nine-Card Location updated handling
Inspired byRelated to 67
Jean-Jacques-Maurice Talazac Packet Top Change
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Jerry Andrus Fan Flip Over
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Neal Elias A Cutting Discovery
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Edward Marlo, Tony Kardyro K.M. Move
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Father Cyprian Cyprian Revelation
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Darwin Ortiz Pop-Out Cut one-handed Forton
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Eddie Fechter Hindu Shuffle Revelation
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Edward Marlo, Carmen D'Amico Throw Stab
Related to 83
John Benzais Benzais Cut
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John Scarne Scarne Card Fold
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Darwin Ortiz One Shot, One Kill performer cuts off certain number of cards and directly at selection, three phases
Related to 91
Unknown Breather Crimp
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Unknown Riffle Shuffle Transfer card from top to bottom
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Darwin Ortiz Twelve the Hard Way twelve cards from one suit produced to match selection, mistake, transformation in different suit, inspired by Benjamin Earl's "Full Suit Production"
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Darwin Ortiz, Benjamin Earl Twelve Card Production
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Karl Fulves, Allan Ackerman Double Control producing doubles
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Darwin Ortiz 52 Pick-up triumph ending in new pack order, eight faro shuffles
Inspired byRelated to 109
Jerry Andrus Fake Slop Shuffle
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Darwin Ortiz Fast Company Triumph, second phase effect like "Play It Straight"
Inspired by 121
Darwin Ortiz Break to Jog Technique as deck is set on table
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Simon Aronson Underspread Force
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Unknown Double-Cover Zarrow Shuffle brief
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Darwin Ortiz Fast and Furious spectator and performer mix cards face-up/face-down and straighten them up except one, match
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Francis Carlyle, Darwin Ortiz Mishmash Force Handling
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Darwin Ortiz Bulletproof controlling four-of-a-kind, then Ace production
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Darwin Ortiz Corner Crimp inner left
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Darwin Ortiz Ace-Turnover Flourish from tabled deck
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Darwin Ortiz Tabled Double Undercut
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Steve Freeman Freeman Revelation
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Darwin Ortiz Thoughts on Crimp Work
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Darwin Ortiz Rouge et Noir aces lost and found, then colors separate
Inspired by 157
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser, Edward Marlo Underspread Cull
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Unknown Classic Red/Black Shuffle
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Darwin Ortiz Removing a Corner Crimp
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Darwin Ortiz Red/Black Shuffles
  • with Zarrow Shuffle
  • Strip-Out with real running cut
  • Red/Black Double-Cover Zarrow Shuffle
  • Divided Deck Up-the-ladder Cut
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Darwin Ortiz Divided-Deck Up-the-Ladder Cut
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Paul Curry Spread Shuffle for people who cannot riffle shuffle properly
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Darwin Ortiz Limitless kind of impromptu shuffle-bored
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Unknown Slop Shuffle
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Darwin Ortiz Calculated Risk Tantalizer with named card
Inspired by 179
Darwin Ortiz Pinky Estimation
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Darwin Ortiz Sinister Glimpse left-handed
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Darwin Ortiz Billion Dollar Brain number of face-down cards in mess named, then actual order
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Darwin Ortiz Daley's Delight Variation with half deck, spectator apparently shuffles whole deck
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Darwin Ortiz Doppelganger travelers, suits according to spectator's wishes
Inspired by 197
Darwin Ortiz Ortiz Bluff Multiple Shift
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Morris Loewy Loewy Palm
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Darwin Ortiz Sweating Bullets cutting the aces, then aces controlled (faros), then new pack order
Inspired by 207
Darwin Ortiz Strip-Out Shuffle with Block Transfer
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Unknown Hindu Shuffle False Cut
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Darwin Ortiz, Paul Griffin Ideas for "Vernon's Aces"
Related to 216
Mark Ennis The Uninvited Guest card from one sandwich to another
Inspired byRelated to 221
Ken Krenzel Chopstick Double Lift
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Darwin Ortiz, Jack Carpenter Fast and Loose three transpositions, duplicate
Inspired by 227
Roger Klause One-Handed Double Lift
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Dai Vernon Two-Card Push-Off or Marlo?
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Darwin Ortiz Card Sense three cards from three piles divined
Inspired by
  • "Extra-Sensory Perception" (Zens's The Cardology of Tomorrow, 1941, p. 38)
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Darwin Ortiz, Larry Jennings Palm-Spread Glimpse
Related to 235
Darwin Ortiz Double Tap two cards pocketed by spectator while back is turned, divined instantly, memorized or Si Stebbins type stack
Inspired by
  • "Eliminator" (Adrian Sullivan, marketed effect)
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S. W. Erdnase Riffle Shuffle Glimpse
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Unknown Bottom Buckle Glimpse
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Darwin Ortiz Case Card any named card is left behind in case
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Dai Vernon Topping the Deck
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Edward Marlo, Bruce Ikefugi Card from Case
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Darwin Ortiz Test Your Luck spectator stabs random card next to named card
Related toVariations 255
Darwin Ortiz New Darwin's Wild Card updated handling
Inspired by 261
Edward Marlo Glide Variation
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Ken Krenzel Stud Double Lift
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Unknown Push-In Change Roterberg
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Edward Marlo Face-Up Startler
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Unknown Side Steal Palm brief
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Tony Kardyro, Edward Marlo K.M. Move
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Darwin Ortiz Himber Wallet Switch switching packet of cards
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Darwin Ortiz Sorcerer's Apprentice spectator and performer locate each other's cards
Related to 277