Written by Karl Fulves

1995
Work of Karl Fulves

111 pages (Spiralbound), published by Selfpublished
Illustrated with drawings by Joseph K. Schmidt.
Language: English

(97 entries)

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Karl Fulves Before The Shuffle chapter 1 intro, on Fulves' background in riffle shuffle work
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Karl Fulves Practice Is Perfect on practicing
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Karl Fulves What This Is Not pseudo/fake vs. real methods, brief explanation of stacking with transfer cuts
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Karl Fulves Tells All tells in riffle shuffle work
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Karl Fulves In Conclusion
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Karl Fulves Terms of Engagement chapter 2 intro, on practicing riffle shuffle work, surface, consistency, ...
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Karl Fulves The standard grip
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John Scarne Setting the Bridge with strong riffle shuffle
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Karl Fulves Refinements
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Karl Fulves Cardboard Shuffle #1 exercise
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Karl Fulves Stretch Test exercise with rubber band
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Karl Fulves Not By The Book chapter 3 intro
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Karl Fulves Fake Poker three Aces on top, fourth Ace randomly placed in second hand and dropped on top, one riffle shuffle, performer gets four aces when dealt for two
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Karl Fulves 5 As 5 Count as Stacking
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Karl Fulves Four In One four-of-a-kind on top, one riffle shuffle to stack for 4 players, with false dealing
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Karl Fulves Paradox Poker performer stacks 4 royal flush cards for 4 players, spectator distributes hole cards and completes royal flush, fake stacking
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John Scarne One Shuffle Poker aces apparently stacked to wanted player in one hand, actually bottom deal
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Karl Fulves Hold Backs chapter 4 intro
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Karl Fulves Hold One exercise
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Karl Fulves Holding Back Two exercise
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Karl Fulves Conditions application for tabled double lift with further exercises
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Karl Fulves Holding Back Three exercise
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Karl Fulves Mix Up exercise
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Karl Fulves Holding Back Four exercise
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Karl Fulves Don't Let The Left Hand... exercise
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Karl Fulves Hands Together exercise
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Karl Fulves Same But Different exercise
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Karl Fulves Flat Stax exercise with hold-backs and slip cuts
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Karl Fulves Accelerated Aces exercise with hold-backs and second deal
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Karl Fulves Cardboard Shuffle #2 exercise with card case and deck
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Karl Fulves ReStackJack jacks stacked for four-handed game, restacking for three players
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Karl Fulves A Glassic Test exercise, stacking with halves on top of glasses
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Karl Fulves Clipped Blocks stacking exercise for thick block hold-backs using paper clips
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Karl Fulves Bottom Hold stacking from the bottom
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Karl Fulves The Even Riffle chapter 5 intro, on riffle faro (real riffling) stacking, center stacking
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Karl Fulves Primitive Trap shuffling a card between sandwich cards
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Karl Fulves Not So Primitive even riffle exercise
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Karl Fulves Faro Fallacy cutting in half easier than cutting at twenty-six
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Karl Fulves Even Riffling even riffle exercise
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Karl Fulves Unbalanced Packets even riffle exercise
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Karl Fulves Lift Off even riffle exercise
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Karl Fulves Triple Trap even riffle exercise for interlacing top three cards
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Karl Fulves Evenly Uneven comments on even riffle shuffling
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Karl Fulves Same Time... even riffle exercise
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Karl Fulves ...Same Place even riffle exercise
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Karl Fulves At The Top even riffle exercise
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Karl Fulves Riffle Stab stabbing a card in deck while riffling it on table with other hand, real estimation, see page 97 for more comments
Inspired by 43
Karl Fulves Why It Doesn't Work commentary on even riffle shuffling
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Karl Fulves Cardboard Shuffle #3 cardboard gimmick to practice low lift shuffles
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Karl Fulves Timed Release partial table faro at top
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T. Nelson Downs Downs Poker Trick
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Karl Fulves 3 Aces 4 Hands 1 Shuffle
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Karl Fulves Casino Cheating anecdote
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Karl Fulves Thumb Tips
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Karl Fulves Drop Offs chapter 6 intro
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Karl Fulves Cardboard Shuffle #4 exercise with card case, tape recorder suggestion for sound control
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Karl Fulves Quick Release drop off exercise, with additional "Conditions"
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Karl Fulves Larger Blocks drop off exercise
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Karl Fulves Blackjack For Three riffle stacking
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Karl Fulves The Poker Cheat three card stacking with short-cut
Inspired by 61
Karl Fulves It Won't Work on the nature of riffle shuffle work
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Karl Fulves Two Card Stud riffle shuffle handling of Bruce Elliott overhand shuffle effect
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Theo Hardison Running Up Two reprinted from "Poker" (1914)
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Karl Fulves Running Up Three with note by Judson Cameron from "Cheating At Bridge" (1933)
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Karl Fulves, Jack Merlin Running Up Four "The first appearance in the magical literature of a four-card run-up was Jack Merlin's"
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Purvis W. Miller, Karl Fulves Miller Lite running up two poker hands, "See also The Downs-McGuire Letters."
Inspired by 67
Karl Fulves Pre-Established Breaks chapter 7 intro
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Karl Fulves Pick Ups
  • Inside Pick-Up
  • Center Pick Up
  • Outside Pick Up
  • Technical Points
  • Double Pick Up
  • 3- and 4-Card Pick-Ups
  • Mastering Pick-Ups
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Karl Fulves Pick-Up Poker stacking with pick-up technique
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Karl Fulves Multiple Breaks
  • The Triple Break
  • Mastering Triple Breaks
  • Large Blocks
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Karl Fulves Rock 'n Riffle riffling with fingers and transferring break to thumb
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Karl Fulves Double Break actually page 76A
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Karl Fulves Heavyset holding back large blocks
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Karl Fulves Center Breaks
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Karl Fulves Three?Four?Five? "quick one-shuffle run-up that can be used for any number of hands"
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Karl Fulves Bottom Breaks
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Karl Fulves Break Offs hit double lift applied to riffle shuffle break technique
Inspired by 81
Karl Fulves Practicing Break Offs without a table
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Karl Fulves Speed Stacking
Inspired by 83
Karl Fulves More Shuffle Controls chapter 8 intro
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Karl Fulves Re-Riffle "easy way to correct an error"
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Karl Fulves Stripper Controls
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Karl Fulves Equal Riffle on the timing of riffling both packets
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Karl Fulves Crimp Work short comment
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Karl Fulves Cheat Shuffle simplification
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Karl Fulves Putting Up Threes with slick aces, illustrated Maskelyne's text
Inspired by
  • "Sharps and Flats" (1894)
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Karl Fulves Double Duke In One
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Karl Fulves Faro Riffle Shuffle
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Karl Fulves Under Tension
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Karl Fulves Perfect Riffle Shuffle actual riffle shuffle, includes banded deck exercise
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Karl Fulves Zarrow Faro Shuffle partial faro under cover blocks
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Karl Fulves Non Fiction chapter 9 intro
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Karl Fulves Securing Threes cull-stack combination
  • The Underlying System
  • Adjustments
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Karl Fulves Prelude music analogy
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Tommy Lake The Lake Run-Up one-shuffle
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Karl Fulves Much Into Little exercise for one-shuffle riffle stack
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Karl Fulves Red-Blue Timing player joins game, restacking problem, with exercise with odd-backed cards
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