533 entries in Cards / Sleights / Riffle Shuffle / Riffle on the table / False
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown To make a "False Shuffle" - Fourth Method fans pushed into each other and stripped out again (Zarrowesque concept)
Also published here 1876 Modern Magic 25
Unknown False Shuffles - Sixth Method fans pushed into each other and stripped out again (Zarrowesque concept)
1889 Tricks with Cards 28
Unknown False Shuffles - Second Method top stock
1889 Tricks with Cards 26
Unknown To make a "False Shuffle" - Seventh Method riffle shuffle to keep top stock
1890 More Magic 14
Unknown For One Card controlling top card or bottom and top card
1897 New Era Card Tricks 46
Unknown Second Method can be done without table
Related toAlso published here 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 161
Unknown Third Method similar to second method, can be done without table
Related toAlso published here 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 163
S. W. Erdnase II. To Retain the Bottom Stock
Related to 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 36
S. W. Erdnase V. To Retain Bottom Stock. Riffle II and Cut IV Combination Riffle and Cuts
Related to 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 44
S. W. Erdnase Erdnase System of Blind Riffles and Cuts - I. To Retain the Top Stock
Related toVariations 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 33
Unknown Divided Deck Riffle Shuffle deck dealt into two piles and those are shuffled together
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 26
Unknown Red/Black Riffle Shuffle
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 14
Unknown Riffling False riffle shuffle, in the hands and on the table
1927 The Nikola Card System 49
Jack Merlin The Lace Thru False Shuffle push through variation
Related to 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 10
Jack Merlin False Shuffle and Cuts with the Jack Merlin Riffle Shuffle as the basis
1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 10
Unknown The "Lace-Through" Table Shuffle
1933 Farelli's Card Magic - Part One 45
Unknown The Interlocking Shuffle
1933 Farelli's Card Magic - Part One 47
Unknown Colors Riffle Shuffle
1934 Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 61
Charles T. Jordan Spectator's Red Black Shuffle spectator deals divided deck in two heaps and riffle shuffles them
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 47
Unknown Red-Black Riffle Shuffle
1938 Greater Magic 87
Unknown 6. False riffle shuffle
1938 Greater Magic 174
Martin Gardner Red/Black Riffle Shuffle
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 274
Unknown 5a. The push through
1938 Greater Magic 172
Unknown 5b. The strip out
1938 Greater Magic 173
Unknown 2a. By means of the riffle shuffle "zarrow" type
1938 Greater Magic 169
Unknown 2b. The inverted V Shuffle "zarrow" type
1938 Greater Magic 169
Unknown To Keep Certain Cards in View overhand and basic riffle shuffle methods for:
1. The bottom card
2. The top card
3a. A number of cards (jog shuffle)
3b. A number of cards (lift shuffle)
1938 Greater Magic 165
Unknown Svengali Shuffle how to shuffle a Svengali Deck
1940 Expert Card Technique 412
Charlie Miller The Strip-Out False Shuffle
1940 Expert Card Technique 67
Unknown Gambler's False Shuffle similar to Zarrow concept
VariationsAlso published here 1940 Expert Card Technique 70
Unknown Retaining Top Stock
Related to 1940 Expert Card Technique 71
Unknown The Riffle False Shuffle no cover longitudinal Zarrow
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 255
Unknown To Control "Top" and "Bottom" Cards by Riffle Shuffle
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 257
Unknown Another False Shuffle riffle shuffle to preserve top card, basic
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 196
Unknown Red-Black Riffle Shuffle
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 60) 245
Dai Vernon Explanation of False Shuffle Triumph Shuffle
  • 1. To Maintain the Order of the Reds and Blacks
  • 2. To Maintain the Order of the Entire Pack
1946 Stars of Magic (Vol. 2 No. 1) 24
Unknown A False Shuffle Par Excellence
1946 Card Control 83
Unknown The Blind Riffle
1946 Card Control 98
Unknown False Table Riffle Shuffle and Cut finesse
1946 Card Control 99
Unknown The Push Through Simplified
1946 Card Control 101
Arthur H. Buckley Bottom Stock Blind Shuffle
1946 Card Control 102
Arthur H. Buckley Buckley´s "Out of this World" False Shuffle and Cut only bottom half is disturbed, in-the-hands Triumph Shuffle
1946 Card Control 29
Unknown Cut, Riffle Shuffle and retain the Top Stock
1946 Card Control 101
Arthur H. Buckley Retaining the Stock with crimp during shuffle
1946 Card Control 102
Edward Marlo Spade Shuffle blocks
Related toVariations 1947 Marlo In Spades 46
Unknown Retaining the Bottom Card or Cards
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 30
Unknown Retaining a Card at the Top of the Deck
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 30
Unknown Red-Black Shuffle no credit given, "shown to me by Downs"
1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 170
Paul LePaul A False Riffle Shuffle using Automatic Rear Jog procedure
1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 109
Bill Simon The Bottom Stock Control
1952 Effective Card Magic 180
Bill Simon The Top Stock Control
1952 Effective Card Magic 178
Edward Marlo Push-Through Shuffle open push-through action
1953 The Cardician 20
Unknown False Riffle Shuffle retaining top stock
1953 Classic Secrets of Magic 65
Charlie Miller Strip Out Shuffle
Related to 1954 Handbook Of Card Sleights 18
Audley Walsh A Convincing Shuffle red / black shuffle
1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 328) 122
Herb Zarrow Full Deck Control by a Riffle Shuffle the Zarrow Shuffle, block cover
1957 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 346) 210
Edward Marlo New Push Thru Shuffle two methods of handling
1959 Riffle Shuffle Systems 82
Edward Marlo The Strip Out Shuffle
Related to 1959 Riffle Shuffle Systems 19
Edward Marlo The Strip Out and Double Cut
1959 Riffle Shuffle Systems 20
Edward Marlo Block Strip Out with Upper Cut
1959 Riffle Shuffle Systems 22
Edward Marlo Delayed Strip Out Shuffle
1959 Riffle Shuffle Systems 24
Edward Marlo Block Strip Out with Triple Cut
Related toAlso published here 1959 Riffle Shuffle Systems 27
Edward Marlo Fake Push Thru Shuffle really strip out type
1959 Riffle Shuffle Systems 77
Herb Zarrow Zarrow False Shuffle
1959 Riffle Shuffle Systems 128
Edward Marlo N.B. for the Bottom Stock "No Breaks", using scratch edge marked key card
1959 Riffle Shuffle Systems 56
Edward Marlo Top Block Control using block transfer strip-out
1959 Riffle Shuffle Systems 38
Edward Marlo Top Block Shuffle and Straight Cut riffle and cut, top stock control
1959 Riffle Shuffle Systems 45
Edward Marlo The Partial Strip Out to Keep the Top Stock
1959 Riffle Shuffle Systems 50
Edward Marlo N.B. for the Top Stock "No Breaks", using scratch edge marked key card
1959 Riffle Shuffle Systems 53
Dai Vernon, Fred Black To Keep the colours separated
Also published here 1960 More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 54
Dai Vernon The Pull Through Shuffle one shuffle, three-shuffle sequence, Mysterious Kid version with fair cut
1960 More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 43
Dai Vernon The Pull out Shuffle
1960 More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 47
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Full Deck Control
1960 More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 49
Dai Vernon Side Riffle Shuffle bottom stock
1960 More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 51
Unknown Retaining the Top Stock up to twenty cards, shown by a gambler in Reno
Related to 1960 More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 49
Dad Stevens To bring cards to the top Steven's Control
Variations 1960 More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 55
Edward Marlo Two Triumphs
  • First Triumph (retains full order)
  • Second Triumph - Marlo's Triumph (retains colors)
1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 6 Effects)
Edward Marlo Follow Up red black separation of deck
1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 6 Effects) 4
Edward Marlo Marlo's Patented False Shuffle
Related to 1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 1 Patented False Shuffle) 1
Edward Marlo In One Shuffle single shuffle sequence for Patented Shuffle
1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 1 Patented False Shuffle) 7
Edward Marlo The Throw Off multiple cutting sequence to cover strip-out
Related to 1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 1 Patented False Shuffle) 8
Edward Marlo The Simplex Strip Out
1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 1 Patented False Shuffle) 9
Edward Marlo Patented Shuffle Sidelights further details
Related to 1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 1 Patented False Shuffle) 18
Edward Marlo Marlo's Techniques on Zarrow Shuffle
1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 1 Patented False Shuffle) 13
Edward Marlo Marlo's Insurance detail for Zarrow Shuffle
1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 1 Patented False Shuffle) 15
Art Altman, Edward Marlo Tilt Zarrow Shuffle
1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 1 Patented False Shuffle) 17
Unknown False Shuffle
1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 124
Edward Marlo Spreading a Deck in Strip Out Condition
1967 Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Riffle Finale) 1
Edward Marlo Perfect False Riffle Shuffle
Related toVariations 1968 Expert Card Conjuring 3
Edward Marlo Cover-Up Shuffle retaining bottom twenty-six cards, hands cover halves
Variations 1968 Expert Card Conjuring 3
Ken Krenzel Perfect False Riffle Shuffle - Addition
Related to 1969 Expert Card Mysteries 33
Karl Fulves Layman's Lace-Thru crude Zarrow type shuffle, as an exposé move
1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Riffle Shuffle Controls) 39
Karl Fulves Setting Up The Move with block transfer
Related to 1970 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Second Supplement) 74
Allan Ackerman Slip Shod for setting up a Zarrow
1971 The Esoterist 12
Edward Marlo To Keep an Alternated Red-Black Set-Up
1972 The Shank Shuffle 19
Frank Garcia Notes on the Zarrow Shuffle two Methods
1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 108
Frank Shank Commentary on Zarrow shuffle
1972 The Shank Shuffle 6
Frank Shank The Shank Shuffle
1972 The Shank Shuffle 8
Edward Marlo Marlo's Variations of the Shank Shuffle three variations
1972 The Shank Shuffle 12
Edward Marlo The Work Shank with "applied block transfer" (= Zarrow Shuffle)
1972 The Shank Shuffle 17
Edward Marlo The Shank Shuffle with Block Transfer Applied = Zarrow Shuffle, two-shuffle sequence
1972 The Shank Shuffle 20
Edward Marlo Comment on Shank vs. Zarrow
1972 The Shank Shuffle 22
Edward Marlo The Shank Shuffle with Block Shuttle two-shuffle sequence
1972 The Shank Shuffle 25
Art Altman, Edward Marlo Tilted Shank Shuffle
1972 The Shank Shuffle 76
Edward Marlo Concluding Observations more Zarrow, Shank comments
1972 The Shank Shuffle 89
Jon Racherbaumer Foreword
1972 The Shank Shuffle 4
Edward Marlo Third Objective getting from red/black separated deck into set-up for a riffle shuffle that retains stack
1973 Marlo's Objectives 8
Edward Marlo Alternated Red & Black Shuffles overhand and riffle shuffle used to preserve alternating set-up (including real riffle shuffle with fine incomplete faro)
1973 Marlo's Objectives 20
Unknown Red-Black Riffle Shuffle reds into reds, blacks into blacks
Variations 1973 Rim Shots 43
Harry Lorayne The Super Riffle Diffle block shuffle, basically variant of Spade Shuffle
Related toVariations 1973 Rim Shots 40
Karl Fulves Push Thru Shuffle definition of term, no handling details
1973 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Preliminary Notes on Part One 3
Karl Fulves Continuous Push-Thru no regripping for the strip out action
1973 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Preliminary Notes on Part One 8
Dai Vernon Triumph Shuffle
1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 34
Karl Fulves Strip-Out Shuffle definition of term, no handling details
1973 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Preliminary Notes on Part One 2
Karl Fulves Zarrow Shuffle definition of term, no handling details
1973 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Preliminary Notes on Part One 3
Karl Fulves The Modified Zarrow "negative Zarrow"
1973 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Preliminary Notes on Part One 10
Unknown A Red-Black Shuffle Zarrow where cards are tilted onto edge, as full deck false shuffle in Afterthoughts
1973 Rim Shots 34
Frank Garcia, Joe Crist Top Stock False Shuffle
1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 87
Dr. Jacob Daley Top Stock Control
1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 168
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Trick #7 cards openly separated into suits, then shuffled together fairly with riffle shuffle, yet red-black colors remain separated
Also published here
  • in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930)
Sep. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 790
Edward Marlo Marlo Spade Shuffle block shuffle
1974 The Ten Hand Poker Stack 101
Edward Marlo Spade Shuffle Variant block shuffle
1974 The Ten Hand Poker Stack 104
Edward Marlo Notes on the Spade Shuffle block shuffle
1974 The Ten Hand Poker Stack 106
Edward Marlo General Information several handlings are distributed
1974 The Ten Hand Poker Stack 2
Jerry K. Hartman Strip Cut Shuffle Full deck false shuffle, block shuffle
Inspired by 1975 Card Fare 59
Unknown False Riffle Shuffle and Three Way Cut strip-out sequence with three packets
1975 New and Novel Knowledge 10
Russell T. Barnhart Cup Shuffle halves pushed together with palms, with airing
1975 The Master Palm 5
Karl Fulves Riffle Shuffle Technique general comments on the Zarrow Shuffle
1975 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part One 23
Herb Zarrow Full Deck Control
1975 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Part One 24
Herb Zarrow Additional Zarrow Technique
  • Preliminary Cut To Set Deck
  • One-Shuffle Technique
1975 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Part One 26
Roy Walton Z-Notes several notes, including
  • Triple Cut Zarrow
  • To Cull Cards To Face Or Top Of Pack (positions initially known)
1975 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Part One 27
Karl Fulves The General Transfer Block Transfer applications with the Zarrow shuffle
1975 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part One 32
Karl Fulves Reverse Zarrow sliding-block model, pen-and-paper notation for Zarrow shuffle problems
  • Terminology
  • Subtraction Shuffle, Zarrow Analogs, Sliding Blocks
  • First Block Form
  • Second Block Form
  • Fourth Block Form
  • The Three-Shuffle Problem
  • The Stock Problem (rearranging order of top cards)
  • Reverse Zarrow
1975 Methods with Cards — Part 1 28
Herb Zarrow Herb Zarrow's False Shuffle slip cut and using center packet
1975 The Magic of Francis Carlyle 115
Frederick Braue Fred Braue's Notes Stevens Control with Triumph Shuffle principle
  • Four Card Control
  • One-Card Control
Also published here 1975 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Part Two 98
Frederick Braue A Letter to Southall Stevens Control with Triumph Shuffle principle, 1960-03-26
Also published here 1975 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Part Two 99
Dai Vernon, Dad Stevens The Stevens Control detailed description
1975 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Part Two 101
Karl Fulves One Shuffle Ace Control using Stevens Control
1975 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Two 105
Harry Lorayne Simplified Super Riffle Diffle for colors
Inspired by 1976 The Epitome Location 22
Dai Vernon Final Remarks and Suggestions brief comment on the Triumph Shuffle and Push-Through Shuffle
1976 The First California Lecture 11
Trevor Lewis A Mixed Bag various card and coin idaes
  • partial stack and zarrow shuffle
  • double Riffle Control
  • Middle Deal (false)
  • Palm Conscious (gag)
  • Transpo Plus (coin transposition)
  • Ladies In Waiting (four queens reverse in the deck)
1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 5) 205
Martin A. Nash The Nash Full-Deck Shuffle Control push-through and Zarrow combination sequence, see p. 446 for additional crediting
1977 Any Second Now 177
Unknown The Riffle Shuffle mention of top and bottom stock control
1977 The Magic Book 30
Martin A. Nash The Throw-Off Shuffle top stock
1977 Any Second Now 176
Harvey Rosenthal HR Cut four packets, flourish cut or set-up for red-black shuffle
1978 The Chronicles (Issue 3) 1093
Unknown Push-Through with Block Transfer
1978 Arch Triumphs 24
John F. Mendoza The Zarrow Shuffle
1978 The Book of John 5
Doug Edwards A Las Vegas Cut running false cut, top and bottom control
1978 Cardmania 35
Unknown Red Black Zarrow Shuffle see very bottom of page
Nov. 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 127
Dai Vernon Triumph Shuffle brief
1979 Quantum Leaps 135
Juan Tamariz Tip on the Zarrow Shuffle gaze management
1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 11) 757
Edward Marlo Red Black Shuffle breaks on both sides
1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 268
John F. Mendoza Face Up Red-Black Shuffle red and black cards are riffle shuffled multiple times, yet they stay separated
1980 John: Verse Two 19
Dai Vernon, Daryl Martinez Interrupted Triumph Shuffle
1980 Secrets of a "Puerto Rican Gambler" 58
Dai Vernon Triumph Shuffle
1980 Exclusive Card Secrets 9
Edward Marlo Sleeper Shank Shuffle one shuffle
1980 Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant) 22
John F. Mendoza Zarrow Square-Up Finesse
1980 John: Verse Two 22
Jack McMillen, Charles Nyquist The San Francisco Shuffle deck is separated by red an black, performer and spectator give the deck a riffle shuffle and colors do not mix, Tamariz "accidental Zarrow Set-up"
1981 Sleights & Swindles 11
Dr. Jacob Daley, Dai Vernon False Cut top stock, or set-up for red-black shuffle
1981 The Chronicles (Issue 30) 1364
Walt Lees A Shank Shuffle Technique
1981 More Professional Card Tricks 33
Jeff Busby Top Stock Control Zarrow and crimp combo
1981 Arcane (Issue 5) 54
Bill Simon Airing The Strip-out finesse
Related to 1982 Card Finesse 47
Dai Vernon Triumph Shuffle
1982 The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia — Part I 28
Joe Artanis The "Artanis" False Shuffle delayed strip out ala Mysterious Kid
1982 The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia — Part I 53
Derek Dingle Three Shuffle Zarrow Sequence
1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 137
Herb Zarrow The Zarrow Shuffle
1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 137
Edward Marlo Taking A Break With Shank using crimps
1982 Card Finesse 91
Thomas Alan Waters Narrowzarrow simplifying the shuffle with narrow short cards
1982 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 232
Larry Jennings, Dai Vernon Red Black Shuffle Variation triple cut set-up
1983 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 2 56
Paul Harris Red-Black Shuffle in four packets with cover cards
1983 A Close-Up Kinda Guy 58
Karl Fulves Shuffle Off page by page commentary on claims in The Shank Shuffle
Related toVariations 1983 Shuffle Off 1
Karl Fulves Zarrow Transfer "using center pull-out as starting point"
1983 Shuffle Off 6
Unknown Zarrow Shuffle
1983 Cardopolis (Issue 1) 10
Martin Gardner, Dr. Jacob Daley The Daley Red/Black Shuffle also as a get ready cut for Zarrow Shuffle
1984 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Part Three 116
Karl Fulves Notes by Karl Fulves on Red/Black Shuffles in general and Daley's method, setting up for ABAB Shuffle with Zarrow
1984 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 117
George Pierce, Charles T. Jordan, Karl Fulves Flying Colors No. 14, deck riffle shuffled twice by spectator, yet it separates into colors
1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 21
Edward Marlo Marlo's Fine Stripout Shuffle
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 48
Edward Marlo Refined Simplex Stripout Shuffle
Related to 1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 54
Edward Marlo A Subtle Tip delaying the strip out
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 70
Art Altman, Edward Marlo Art Altman's False Shuffle shuffle on table, strip out in hand, see page 63
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 99
Karl Fulves Triumph Transfer variation of Vernon's Triumph Shuffle with block transfer
1984 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 176
Edward Marlo Two-Shuffle Stripout Sequence with Block Transfer
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 56
Jon Racherbaumer On Karl Fulves's Shuffle Off seventeen page long Zarrow/Shank credit fight essay
Inspired by 1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 31
Conrad C. Bush, M. J. Oeink M.J. Oeink's False Shuffle no cover cards
1984 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 118
Jack Avis Three Zarrow Techniques
  • 1st Z-Technique
  • 2nd Z-Technique
  • 3rd Z-Technique
1984 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Part Three 124
T. Nelson Downs TND Dovetail Shuffle
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 15
Charlie Miller False Riffle Shuffles brief
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 27
Dai Vernon False Shuffle with fair cut before strip out
Related to 1985 Thinking About Magic 27
Edward Marlo Perfect False Riffle Shuffle very brief
1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 45
Hugh Johnston Hugh Johnston Shuffle
1985 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mystyx) 702
Edward Marlo, John Riggs Perfect False Riffle Shuffle variation
1985 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 12) 210
Joseph K. Schmidt The "Un-False" Shuffle I - The Hand Off
II - The "Ladder-Job" (based on Jeff Busby)
1985 Epoptica (Issue 7) 430
Unknown Poker Trick Aces riffle shuffled in deck yet controlled (top stock control), then stacked with two shuffles (perfectly alternating near top)
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 3
Unknown Gamblers' Move top stock control with crimped deck (1937)
Related to 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 10
Charlie Miller Shuffle Misdirection apparent mistake or clumsiness, top stock control or addition from knee (1939)
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 26
Unknown Gamblers' Stock Control with bridge
Related to 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 4
Unknown Four-Card Riffle Shuffle Control Stevens Control type
Also published here 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 4
Unknown Gus Southall top stock control, top stock shuffled into deck (letter to Southall, 1960-03-26)
Also published here 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 5
Unknown Face-Up Stock Stock Control top stock shuffled into deck
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 6
Unknown One-Card Riffle Shuffle Control Stevens Control type
Also published here 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 6
Dai Vernon The Vernon Triumph Shuffle
1986 Killer Klose-Up 74
Dai Vernon Triumph Shuffle
Apr. 1986 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 4) 1195
Dai Vernon, Fred Black Fred Black Shuffle Variation credit information
1987 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 1 113
Unknown Falschmischen rot-schwarz
Related to 1987 Card Stories 26
Ron Wilson Red/Black Shuffles spectator riffle and overhand shuffles the cards, the deck ends up almost separated in red and black
1987 The Uncanny Scot, Ron Wilson 25
Dai Vernon On the Push-Through Shuffle
1987 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 1 44
Steve Draun The Perfect Blind Shuffle with triple cut
Also published here 1987 The Magic of Steve Draun 24
Randy Tanner, Dai Vernon Triumphant False Shuffle
June 1987 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 6) 1367
Dai Vernon Vernon Triumph Shuffle with block transfer
1987 The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 150
Karl Fulves Erdnase Blind Shuffles comments on Erdnase's full deck false riffle shuffles
Related to 1987 Riffle Shuffle Methods 17
Unknown Blind Shuffle - Second Method from Erdnase
Related to 1987 Riffle Shuffle Methods 19
Unknown Blind Shuffle - Third Method from Erdnase
Related to 1987 Riffle Shuffle Methods 20
John Northern Hilliard Hilliard's Inverted Vee
Related to 1987 Riffle Shuffle Methods 20
William Larsen, Jack McMillen, T. Page Wright The L.W. False Shuffle from Genii, February 1937, with finesse by McMillen
1987 Riffle Shuffle Methods 22
Edward Victor Victor's False Shuffle from "More Magic of the Hands" (1942)
1987 Riffle Shuffle Methods 23
J. W. Sarles J.W. Sarles False Shuffle no cover cards
1987 Riffle Shuffle Methods 25
Arthur H. Buckley Red-Black Riffle Shuffle
1988 The Cervon File 230
Edward Marlo The Bluff Push Thru Shuffle
1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 109
Edward Marlo False Shuffle and Cut Combinations four methods
Related to 1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 113
Edward Marlo Tip on the Push Thru
1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 108
Darwin Ortiz Strip-Out Shuffle with Block Transfer
Variations 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 68
Edward Marlo New Approach Strip-Out Shuffle
1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 107
Herb Zarrow The Zarrow Shuffle also as red-black shuffle
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 53
Edward Marlo Zarrow Shuffle Riffle Stacking
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 76
Daryl Martinez The Shuffle Sequence divided deck sequence for twenty-card packet
1989 Out of this Hemisphere 5
Karl Fulves Crazy Colors partial color separation shown after one riffle shuffle
1989 Easy-to-Do Card Tricks for Children 32
Bob King Controlled Surprise three shuffles and Aces are back on top
1989 Magician Foolers 3
Harry Lorayne Imaginative Ace Controls two top stock controls with cutting sequences
1990 Trend Setters 201
Bob King Supreme Control Aces shuffled into deck, back on top, top stock control with a crimp
Also published here 1990 More Magician Foolers 8
Unknown Simple Red-Black Shuffle
1991 Carneycopia 235
Unknown Spectator's Red-Black Shuffle
1991 Carneycopia 235
Bill Kalush Phoniest Riffle Shuffle
Nov. 1991 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 11) 1998
Vanni Bossi A Tip for Riffle Shuffle Push-Off Little Finger Technique tip
1991 Escorial 1991 — The Erdnase Year 22
Roger Klause The Automatic Block Transfer
1991 Roger Klause: In Concert 121
Doug Edwards Easy Zarrow Shuffle simplified
Feb. 1991 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 2) 1892
Edward Marlo Repeat Shank Shuffle Sans Block Transfer sequence to make it look as if the top cards are lost
1991 The Olram File (Issue 7) 16
Roger Klause The No-Count Zarrow two-shuffle, step instead of holding back specific number of cards
1991 Roger Klause: In Concert 125
Doug Edwards The Diffler Riffler similarities to Zarrow Concept
Apr. 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 4) 2057
Frederick Braue Braue Lace-Through False Shuffle
1992 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 14
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Shuffle brief
1992 Modus Operandi 8
Jack Carpenter The Carpenter Full-Deck False Shuffle Zarrow shuffle sequence
1992 Modus Operandi 149
Herb Zarrow Super-Mezcla Falsa Zarrow Shuffle
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 87
Unknown Gambler's False Riffle Shuffle with bridge
Related to 1992 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 10
Unknown Gamblers' Riffle Control with bridge
Related to 1992 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 10
Unknown Four Card Control Stevens Control with Triumph Shuffle principle
Also published here 1992 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 11
Frederick Braue One Card Control Stevens Control with Triumph Shuffle principle
Also published here 1992 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 12
Frederick Braue Four Ace Location aces placed on top and shuffled in deck, actually two shuffled to bottom and then produced via friction toss
1992 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 13
Vanni Bossi The Shuffle Control that Liked to Darwin Ortiz tabled riffle shuffle controls with Aces in-jogged at different positions during part of the shuffling
  • 1 - Control on Top of the Deck
    • The Second Shuffle
    • Cut and Control Over the Deck
  • 2 - Moving the Four Aces from Top to Bottom
  • 3 - Moving the Four Aces from Bottom to Top
  • 4 - Positioning Two Aces on Top and Two on Bottom of the Deck
  • Notes
1992 Escorial 1992 — The Marlo Year 1
Steve Draun Push-Through Shuffle and Triple Cut
Related toAlso published here 1993 Secrets Draun from Underground 28
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Shuffle
1993 By Forces Unseen 120
Unknown トップカード、ボトムカードを動かさない方法 (Method for retaining top/bottom card) With riffle shuffle
1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 36
Bob King Supreme Control Aces shuffled into deck, back on top, top stock control with a crimp
Also published here 1993 The Breather 2 14
Bob King Supreme Control Aces shuffled into deck, back on top, top stock control with a breather crimp
Also published here 1993 Card File 180
Eddie Fechter Small Stock False Shuffle
1993 Fechter 203
T. Nelson Downs Four Perfect Riffle Shuffles to Restore Full-Deck Order no perfect faros, but blocks are released (riffle shuffle stacking type)
1994 More Greater Magic 1085
Gene Maze Push-Through Subtlety tilting deck for strip-out
1994 Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 52
Allan Ackerman On the Strip Out Shuffle brief tips
1994 Wednesday Nights 17
Allan Ackerman The Slip Shod for setting up a Zarrow
Variations 1994 Las Vegas Kardma 169
Allan Ackerman Some Thoughts on the Zarrow Shuffle
1994 Las Vegas Kardma 52
Herb Zarrow, Dai Vernon Zarrow Shuffle
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 453
Herb Zarrow, Edward Marlo, David Neighbors Zarrow Shuffle
1994 The Minotaur (Vol. 6 No. 3) 3
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Shuffle description checked by Herb Zarrow according to p. 230
1994 Roger's Thesaurus 17
Frank Thompson Frank Thompson's Method top stock riffle control
  • Thompson Ace Cutting
1994 Crooked Tales 94
Bob Irons Irons Control top stock
1994 Roger's Thesaurus 75
Bob Irons Bottom Running-Cut placing a key card above the top stock during running cut, bottom strip
1994 Roger's Thesaurus 104
Simon Aronson The Aronson Stripout with final three-packet cut on table
  • Push Through Variation
  • Front Lift Variation
Related toVariations 1995 Simply Simon 65
Edward Marlo Bonus Riffle Shuffle Finesse end tapping of deck on table before strip-out
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 241
Karl Fulves Added Notes added to revised edition (ca. 1995?)
1995 Shuffle Off 17
Edward Marlo Marlo's Variation Of The Zarrow Shuffle
  • First Variation
  • Second Variation
  • Third Variation
  • Fourth Variation (see "Gambler's False Shuffle" reference)
  • Marlo's False Shuffle
  • A Cutting Action
  • Easy Technique For The Zarrow Shuffle
Inspired byAlso published here 1995 Facsimile (Issue 3 (Marlophile 1)) 17
Unknown Riffle Shuffle Stock Controls
  • Control of the Top Stock
  • Control of the Bottom Stock
  • Tip For Both Shuffles
1995 Card College — Volume 1 109
Paul Harris The Perfectionist
  • The Perfectionist (red and blacks are apparently mixed but remain separated)
  • Transposed Perfectionist (reds and blacks transpose)
  • Mixed-Up Perfectionist (reds and blacks mix themselves)
Also published here 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Close-up Kinda Guy) 109
Unknown Spectator Riffle Shuffles Once
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Magical Arts Journal) 254
Paul Cummins Personal Triumph
1996 from a shuffled deck in use... Part One 1
Karl Fulves Retaining Full Deck Order - Push Thru Method riffle culling a card while retaining order of rest
1996 Blocking Off 137
Dai Vernon Dai Vernon False Shuffle
Related to 1996 Miracle Material 8
Unknown Push-Through Shuffle
1996 Miracles with Cards 113
Dai Vernon Triumph with Triumph Shuffle
Related to 1996 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7) 26
Karl Fulves Zarrow Shuffle Method riffle culling a card while retaining order of rest
1996 Blocking Off 138
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Shuffle
1996 Miracle Material 9
Karl Fulves Bottom Stock Stays blocking off technique used
1996 Blocking Off 184
Karl Fulves Stock Transfer bottom stock control despite obviously losing it
1996 Blocking Off 186
Karl Fulves Retaining Top Stock two shuffles and straight cut, two procedures
1996 Blocking Off 181
Harry Riser Erdnase Aces tabled one-at-a-time Ace production, using riffle shuffle work from Erdnase
Inspired byVariations 1996 The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser 52
Dad Stevens Dad Stevens' Other Shuffle no interlacing
Related toVariations 1997 Jennings '67 57
Unknown Svengali Shuffle
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 247
Unknown Svengali Shuffle
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 255
Unknown Svengali Shuffle
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 259
Unknown Svengali Shuffle
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 324
Simon Lovell Pushthroughriffleshufflethinks
1997 Simon Says! 86
Doug Edwards Roll Over And Strip Deck is flipped over before strip out action as a subtlety
1997 Doug Edwards Packs a Wallop! 93
John Luka Zarrow Shuffle Finesse
1997 L.I.N.T. — Pocket Stuff for Close-Up Magicians 87
Doug Edwards Easy Zarrow Shuffle Finesse on the Zarrow, bevelled packets
1997 Doug Edwards Packs a Wallop! 83
Doug Edwards Shank Shuffle Finesse Bevelled deck
1997 Doug Edwards Packs a Wallop! 89
Dai Vernon, Juan Tamariz, Fred Black A red-black False Shuffle spectator pushes cards together
1998 Card College — Volume 3 649
Unknown The Pull-Through False Shuffle basic method
1998 Card College — Volume 3 637
Dai Vernon Vernon's Pull-through Shuffle Variant
1998 Card College — Volume 3 641
Gene Maze Cutting After a Push-Through Shuffle
1998 The Looking Glass (Issue 4) 158
Andrew Wimhurst Cooler Shuffle actually a set up cut for Zarrow or Strip Out
1998 Down Under Deals 44
Dai Vernon The Triumph Shuffle
1998 Card College — Volume 3 642
Various A Combination False Shuffle Zarrow and Triumph combined
1998 Card College — Volume 3 645
Herb Zarrow A Brief Description of the Zarrow Shuffle
1998 Down Under Deals 45
Herb Zarrow The Zarrow Dynamic breakdown of the basic procedure
1998 Card College — Volume 3 629
Herb Zarrow The Zarrow Shuffle
1998 Card College — Volume 3 632
Herb Zarrow, Juan Tamariz, Unknown The Direct Zarrow Shuffle
  • With a Slip Cut
  • A Shuffle Strategy by Juan Tamariz
  • A Refined Block Cover
  • With Running Cuts
1998 Card College — Volume 3 634
S. W. Erdnase A Combination False Shuffle and Cut
1998 Card College — Volume 3 646
Lee Asher The Low Down Control
1998 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 68) 1411
Martin A. Nash Controlling the Top Stock with a Riffle Shuffle
1998 Card College — Volume 3 645
Dai Vernon The Block Transfer the top stock is maintained with a Triumph Shuffle, Stevens alternative
1998 Card College — Volume 3 648
Allan Ackerman False Shuffle Display Bottom-Line precursor
Related to 1999 Classic Handlings 33
James Swain Two Full-Deck Controls push-though and cut sequences
1999 21st Century Card Magic 87
Dai Vernon Triumph Shuffle
1999 Tricks of my Trade 9
Steve Mayhew The Zarrow Sequence stacking the cards, so the spectator can shuffle
1999 Angels May Shuffle but the Devil Still Deals 11
Dad Stevens Stevens Control
1999 Low Down Dirty Tricks 11
Ellis Stanyon The "Riffle" Shuffle No. 8
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 280
Lee Asher Red Black Separation using Pulp Friction
2000 Pulp Friction 10
Baltazar Fuentes No Slip Cut Single Zarrow Shuffle NSCSZS
running-cut set-up
Inspired by 2000 I'm Dancing 10
Harry Lorayne New Red/Black Shuffle with in-the-hands variation in Afterthoughts
Inspired by 2001 Personal Collection 49
R. Paul Wilson Antipathy red and black cards riffle shuffled together and "unshuffled" again, using Engblom's Anti-Faro
2001 Omerta 7
David Malek Comedy Shuffle obviously fake riffle shuffle
2001 Rebel without a Pause 26
David Malek Hustlers Shuffle full or half deck
2001 Rebel without a Pause 33