138 entries in Cards / Sleights / Riffle Shuffle / Riffle on the table / False / Partial
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
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
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 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 Retaining Top Stock
Related to 1940 Expert Card Technique 71
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
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
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
Bill Simon The Bottom Stock Control
1952 Effective Card Magic 180
Bill Simon The Top Stock Control
1952 Effective Card Magic 178
Unknown False Riffle Shuffle retaining top stock
1953 Classic Secrets of Magic 65
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 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 Cover-Up Shuffle retaining bottom twenty-six cards, hands cover halves
Variations 1968 Expert Card Conjuring 3
Karl Fulves Setting Up The Move with block transfer
Related to 1970 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Second Supplement) 74
Edward Marlo The Work Shank with "applied block transfer" (= Zarrow Shuffle)
1972 The Shank Shuffle 17
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
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
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
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
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
Jeff Busby Top Stock Control Zarrow and crimp combo
1981 Arcane (Issue 5) 54
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
Herb Zarrow The Zarrow Shuffle also as red-black shuffle
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 53
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Unknown Simple Bottom Stock Control tabled riffle shuffle and center cut
2001 My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 65
David Malek Hustlers Shuffle full or half deck
2001 Rebel without a Pause 33
David Malek Strip Out Shuffle With a Block Transfer also as a top stock control
Inspired by 2001 Rebel without a Pause 21
David Regal The World's First Card Trick top card after spectator's shuffle is predicted
2002 Constant Fooling 1 7
Ron Bauer Table Riffle Shuffles
  • Easy Table Riffle Shuffle
  • Fundamentals of False Table Riffle Shuffling
  • Casino-Style Table Riffle Shuffle
2004 Second Finger Top Deal 21
Edward Marlo Kid Royal Concept delayed strip out
  • Block Strip Out with Triple Cut
  • To Keep the Bottom Stock
Also published here 2007 Marlo on Erdnase 36
Doug Edwards The Z-E Shuffle bottom half stays intact only
2007 Best of Friends — Volume III 151
Bob King Variation of the Stevens' Control
2007 The Wisdom of Solomon 192
Edward Marlo Marlo's Control Stevens Control alternative
Also published here 2007 The Wisdom of Solomon 192
Roberto Giobbi Red-Black False Riffle Shuffle
Also published here Oct. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 10) 18
Roberto Giobbi A Red-Black False Riffle Shuffle application
Inspired byAlso published here 2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Apr 3) 104
Dai Vernon Top-Stock Control with Riffle Shuffle alternative for Stevens Control
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue May 26) 157
Roberto Giobbi Top Stock Control
Related to
  • Top Slug Control in Steve Forte's Casino Protection
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Dec 20) 379
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
2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 166
Jason England Riffle Shuffle Control with reverse breather crimp
2012 Texas on a Saturday Night 2
Jack Carpenter Hustler's Stock Control Shuffle top and bottom stock simultaneously, jogged-slug stripping approach
Inspired by 2017 The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 40
Juan Villarejo Control Inferior de los Ases
2017 El Mago en la Mesa de Juego — Volumen I 13
Unknown Stevens Control brief
2017 The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 40
Juan Villarejo Control Superior de los Ases two shuffles, with variation
2017 El Mago en la Mesa de Juego — Volumen I 8
Dad Stevens, Juan Villarejo El Control de Stevens on the Steven's Control
  • Realización del Control de Stevens
  • Colocación de una Carta Guia por Medio del Control de Stevens
Inspired by 2017 El Mago en la Mesa de Juego — Volumen I 36
Johnny Thompson The Faux Papa Stevens Control aka "The Polish Dad Stevens", easier alternative
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 164
Shane Cobalt Riffle Shuffles
Related to 2019 The Acorn Notes 16
Edward Marlo Throw-Off Riffle Shuffle Control
Also published here 2019 Output (Issue 2) 21
Edward Marlo, Steve Reynolds Covered Up Shuffle using Bottom Line
  • Half Mem Deck Handling
Inspired by 2019 Beyond the Z 33
Steve Reynolds BTZ Combo
2019 Beyond the Z 41
Steve Forte Carrying Bottom Slugs only straight riffles and no additional cuts
  • shadowing
  • splitting end to end versus corner to corner
  • lift or leave (see also p. 636)
  • don't ignore the top slug
  • splits
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 62
Steve Forte Boxing the Deck cutting a quarter to the top and then splitting in center for riffle shuffle
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 91
Steve Forte Double- and Triple-cuts (top or bottom slugs) strip cut, optionally followed by riffle shuffle
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 93
Steve Forte Three-part Positioning Strip (bottom slug) strip cut, optionally followed by riffle shuffle
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 95
Steve Forte F-strip strip cut with laid jog, optionally followed by riffle shuffle
  • technical observations
    • first stripped packet
    • second stripped packet
    • remaining stripped packets
    • orientation of stripped packets
    • squaring options
    • tight stripping actions
    • split and riffle
    • stripping thin, splitting halves
    • carrying bottom slugs
    • automatic brief
    • f-strip with double cut
Related to 2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 95
Steve Forte Don't Let Go strip cut, followed by riffle shuffle, "don't-let-go" principle (typo in text, should be "bottom slug")
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 99
Steve Forte Riffling Up
  • JN false cut
by gambler JN, bottom slug riffled into deck, followed by boxing cut
Variations 2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 108
Steve Forte Spring Riffle-Off riffling off slug at once
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 108
Steve Forte Forte's Favorites - bottom slug procedure combination
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 113
Steve Forte Bottom-slug Demo
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 845
Steve Forte Carrying Big Slugs
  • building slugs
  • split, immediate riffle, and push - top slugs (SIRP)
  • split, immediate riffle, and push - bottom slugs
Related to 2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 65
Steve Forte Carrying Half Decks intro comments
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 113
Steve Forte Double-slug Riffles carrying two quarter-deck slugs to effectively carry half the deck
  • double-slug - top/bottom
  • double-slug - top/top
  • double-slug - bottom/bottom
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 113
Steve Forte Half-deck Push-through push-through action used to retain half the deck
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 134
Steve Forte Sliding Slug Pull-outs sliding slugs sell the square-up
  • top-slug slide-over
  • bottom-slug slide-over
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 154
Steve Forte Carrying Top Slugs only straight riffles and no additional cuts
  • splitting and switching sides
  • riffling off the thumbs
  • split-cover
  • one-hand protected-position
  • overprotecting slugs
  • tap fake (Frank Thompson)
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 59
Steve Forte delaying the strip top slug, riffle shuffle and cut combination, break held near bottom during shuffle
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 88
Steve Forte Three-part Positioning Strip (top slug) strip cut, optionally followed by riffle shuffle
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 94
Steve Forte Riffling Down, Riffling Up top slug riffled down and brought back to top
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 102
Steve Forte I-strip (illogical) slug riffled down, followed by triple strip
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 104
Steve Forte Riffling Down Twice
  • single-card brief
  • multiple-card bevel-brief ("don't-let-go" principle)
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 105
Ron Conley Conley Three-riffle Variation three consecutive riffles, always burying top slug, riffle shuffling with break
Related toVariations 2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 107
Steve Forte Stevens Control discussion of its value (spoiler: none)
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 109
Steve Forte Forte's Favorites - strip-dump (top slug) procedure combination
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 112
Steve Forte Magicians' Pull-outs
  • fine squeeze and square-up
  • two-hand square-up (related to "Rough Hustlers' Push-through")
  • one-card 'block' transfer (Triumph Shuffle, with further applications by Forte)
Related to 2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 151
Steve Forte, Bob White partial Zarrow only top or bottom half of riffle unwoven, details for top slug
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 180
Steve Forte riffle-brief jog held during riffle shuffle
Related to 2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 337
Steve Forte Riffling Down Demo
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 846
Steve Forte No Aces on Top top stock control demo
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 846
Steve Forte Riffle-kill x-card riffled into Ace slug on top
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 855
Steve Forte Top/Bottom Transfer Demo Aces shown on top, two riffle shuffles without further cuts and they are shown on bottom, then back to top
  • top to bottom - two riffles
  • bottom to top - two riffles (Frank Thompson inspired)
  • bottom to top - one riffle
  • face-up transfer
  • psychological transfer
Inspired by 2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 857
Steve Forte Slug Control Exposés clean top stock control demos
  • riffle exposé
  • exposé #2
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 861
Steve Forte Watch The Top Of The Deck three procedure outlines for clean top stock control demos
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 863