2,613 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Gambling
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Henri Decremps Coup-d'oeil sur une assemblée de Joueurs. meeting Pilferer again in London, different methods for cheating at cards
1785 Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 204
Henri Decremps Tour du Piquet incompréhensible, nouvellement perfectionné. performer always has best five cards from chosen suit, spectator deals several hands, inspired by a routine in Guyot
1785 Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 225
Henri Decremps Avis intéressant monte type game using four cards and the glide
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 185
Unknown Prouver combien il est imprudent de jouer de l'argent demonstration of cheating to give yourself the four Kings
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 139
Unknown Faire une pareil demonstration au Brelan; en se donnant brelan de rois demonstration of cheating in another game to give yourself three-of-a-kind
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 141
Unknown The Whist Trick. To deal yourself all the Trumps all four hands contain all cards of a suit
1876 Modern Magic 51
Unknown The Whist Trick. Improved Method. "To deal yourself all the Trumps, the three other Players holding the usual mixed Hands"
1876 Modern Magic 119
Unknown The "Three Card" Trick with bent corner
1876 Modern Magic 76
Unknown The Whist Trick dealing four hands, one contains winning suit and others are either mixed or also sorted in suits
1889 Tricks with Cards 78
Unknown The "Three-Card" Trick with psychology & bent corner
1890 More Magic 51
Unknown The "Three-Card" Trick - Another Method gaffed face, fake-index precursor
1890 More Magic 54
Unknown Das Mischen und gleichzeitige Ordnen der Karten "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
open mixing procedure which stacks cards, for game Écarté
Aug. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 8) 114
Eduard W. Lufa Die berühmte Partie Piquet eines Blinden rules of the game piquet, playing it blind à la Comus & de Grisy-Torrini, flexible stack that allows decisions by spectator
Related to Aug. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 8) 116
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Mariage "Hofzinser's Kartenkünste II."
King and Queen of Hearts put together in deck, they appear at top and bottom and are tabled, then appear back on top and bottom and tabled cards are indifferent, Jack of Clubs added to King and Queen, monte type routine with those three cards, they all change into Jacks of Clubs, Kings and Queen produced from deck again
Mar. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 3) 35
Unknown Three Card Monte two methods for the Throw Switch
Related to 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 117
Carl Willmann Eine Partie Sechsundsechszig medium knows how the spectator should play his cards in a game
Dec. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 12) 180
Henri De Manche The Three-Card Trick slowly without throw, extra card
1902 The Modern Conjurer 107
Unknown Mexican Three Card Monte featuring the Mexican Turnover
1902 The Expert at the Card Table 122
Henri De Manche The Three-Card Trick without throw
1904 Modern Card Manipulation 77
Adrian Plate The Great Poker Trick "a particular favorite of Mr. Adrian Plate", new deck opened and shuffled, seven hands dealt and performer wins
Related toAlso published here 1909 The Art of Magic 128
Unknown Another Poker Trick three Aces are controlled then riffle stacked for four players
Related to 1909 The Art of Magic 130
Unknown The "Three-Card" Trick monte throw
1911 Modern Card Manipulation 102
Charles T. Jordan The Phantom Aces No. 23, four Aces are alternated in color, spectator cannot take two of same color
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 65
Charles T. Jordan Pedro Monte No. 7, three cards shown in fan and turned over, spectator cannot find card
1920 Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 14
Charles T. Jordan The Pinochle Ace Trick No. 4, eight aces from Pinochle deck, packets are formed and eliminated by throwing dice, aces travel to one packet
1920 Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks 10
Charles T. Jordan Joker Monte No. 6, three cards shown in fan and turned over, spectator cannot find Joker
Related toAlso published here 1920 Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 13
Edward Bagshawe The "Decepta" Three Card Trick with a hinged card, jumbo cards
Related to 1924 Exclusive Problems in Magic 27
Oswald Rae, Oswald Williams The Giant Three Card Trick fake index palmed over corner of jumbo cards
1926 Between Ourselves 17
Louis Nikola The Game of Poker Everyone gets good hands, you get Royal Flush in Hearts
Related to 1927 The Nikola Card System 39
Louis Nikola All Trumps Produce all thirteen hearts for a perfect Bridge hand, linked to Wizard's Whist
Related toAlso published here 1927 The Nikola Card System 38
Louis Nikola The Game of "NAP"
Related to 1927 The Nikola Card System 39
Jack Merlin Fake Runn Up three aces for four hands, prepared
Variations 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 7
Jack Merlin Peep in Conjunction with a Second or Bottom as an Aid glimpsing cards on top and bottom while looking at hole card, dealing seconds or bottom accordingly
1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 13
Jack Merlin Three Card Monte routine, with bent corner ploy
1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 4
Jack Merlin A Routine of Sleights at the Card Table
  • cards in spectator's pocket, card fished out very fast
  • second and bottom dealing expose
1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 2
Jack Merlin To Deal Four Aces From Any Man's Pack riffle stack of four aces for four hands
1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 15
Jack Merlin The Hop off the Bottom switching hand in a game, Jinx Switch
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 10
Jack Merlin Bridge-West advantage play
1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 21
Jack Merlin Challenge Bridge Demonstration named suit is dealt, bridge demonstration
1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 22
Jack Merlin The Riffle Stack four cards
Related to 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 6
Jack Merlin The Shooting of Pete McGuff story, two times seven hands, from new pack order
1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 16
Jack Merlin Pinochle routine for winning in Pinochle
1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 19
Jack Merlin A Simple Run Up For Pinochle with haymow shuffle
1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 20
Jack Merlin Master Poker Dealing royal flush from named suit, four hands
1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 17
Jack Merlin Topping the Pack expose, helping spectator get a winning hand
1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 10
Jack Merlin Exhibition Poker Feat five full houses, then straight from selected cut pile
Variations 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 19
Jack Merlin To Name the Hole Cards in the Stud Game knowing the first dealt cards
1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 12
Jack Merlin Bottom Deal as used in a Game management, with palming and when to deal bottoms
1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 13
Jack Merlin Audacity Run Up stacking a straight, one shuffle, prepared
1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 8
Theodore Annemann The Gambler in Person pick-up stack
Also published here 1931 The Book Without A Name 22
Theodore Annemann The Gambler is Back Again
1931 The Book Without A Name 25
Tom Sellers Cut spectator and performer each have half the deck, performer wins at cutting the high card
1931 Magical Pleasantries 20
Graham Adams Nap Routine royal flush dealt repeatedly
1931 Mr. S. W. Erdnase — "His Book" 17
Tom Sellers The U Win Card Trick winning in Nap, Brag, Pontoon
1931 Magical Pleasantries 21
Laurie Ireland Stacking the Deck for Ireland's Card Tricks Including Two Poker Deals
  • The First Poker Deal
  • The Second Poker Deal
with Ireland's memorized deck
1931 Ireland Writes a Book 15
Ralph W. Hull The Elusive Joker reprint of original instructions, quote: "He [spectator] finally gives up in disgust"
1931 Interlock 67
Ralph W. Hull, Leo Levi A Surprising Solitaire all cards laid out according to system, generating some stack that is used to spell out all values, all thirteen values spelled out have 52 letters
1932 "Eye-Openers" 18
Unknown Familiar Phrases in Gambling
  • Hipe
  • Shills or Cappers
  • Money Bag
  • Under-throw
  • Over-throw
1933 John Scarne explains Why You Can't Win! 14
John Scarne Scarne's Marked Corner
1933 John Scarne explains Why You Can't Win! 34
Unknown The Flip (?) "sort of Mexican turn over"
1933 John Scarne explains Why You Can't Win! 24
Unknown Bent or Crimped Corner "Grifter Method"
1933 John Scarne explains Why You Can't Win! 22
Unknown Grifter's Marked Corner "Using the Flip and Flip-Change"
1933 John Scarne explains Why You Can't Win! 27
John Scarne Three Card Monte basics
1933 John Scarne explains Why You Can't Win! 16
John Scarne Scarne's Method of Torn Corner
1933 John Scarne explains Why You Can't Win! 38
Unknown Grifter's Signals
  • The Call Method
  • The Hand Method
  • The Head Method
1933 John Scarne explains Why You Can't Win! 13
John Scarne Scarne's Monte Slide two card switched, Optical Monte Move
1933 John Scarne explains Why You Can't Win! 28
John Scarne The Stamped Ace - Scarne's Method
1933 John Scarne explains Why You Can't Win! 36
John Scarne Introduction
1933 John Scarne explains Why You Can't Win! 11
Unknown Now Try This Move on Your Friends sequence with Mexican Turnover
1933 John Scarne explains Why You Can't Win! 40
John Scarne Scarne's Triple Climax with obvious one-way backs
Related to 1933 John Scarne explains Why You Can't Win! 30
John Scarne Scarne's Method of the Crimped Corner
1933 John Scarne explains Why You Can't Win! 32
John Scarne Moves with Flip and Flip-Change
1933 John Scarne explains Why You Can't Win! 24
Unknown The Daub
1933 John Scarne explains Why You Can't Win! 40
John Scarne Scarne's Push Over Change Optical Monte Move
1933 John Scarne explains Why You Can't Win! 39
John Scarne A Series of Deceptive Moves
  • Number One
  • Number Two - All Red
  • Number Three - All Black
  • Number Four
  • Number Five - All Right Hand
  • Number Six
  • Number Seven - One Hand Deal
1933 John Scarne explains Why You Can't Win! 18
Unknown The Flip-Change
1933 John Scarne explains Why You Can't Win! 24
Al Baker The Fall of the Wise sucker for wise guys, gaffed
1934 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Cardially Yours) 492
Unknown The Three Card Trick as a Trick and not a Gamble
1934 Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 66
Unknown An Effective Poker Deal re-deal stacking done by spectator, double duke suggestion
Related toVariations 1935 Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 108
Theodore Annemann Proposition Bet "Thoughts in General", two named values together
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 12) 58
Theodore Annemann Proposition Bet 2 "Thoughts in General"
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 12) 58
Theodore Annemann The Solitaire King winning canfield solitaire with Eight Kings stack
Related to 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 12) 59
Theodore Annemann Thoughts in General: Poker Hand Solitaire arranging poker hands from twenty-five cards
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 12) 58
Louis Lam Find the Lady money card changes into card with business information on front
1935 Would You Believe It? 20
Lu Brent "We Stand Pat" stacked
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1936) 136
Victor Farelli Poker and Brag Four Aces produced in "magic gambling" routine via dealing procedure
Inspired by
  • "After the Four Ace Trick" (Billy O'Connor, The Magic Wand, June-Sept 1935)
1936 "Lend Me Your Pack" 33
Howard Albright The Drunk Plays Bridge Effect No. 6
performer deals shuffled deck randomly into four hands, he has all Spades
Also published here 1936 The Gambler's Expose Act 3
Victor Farelli "Poker Face" Royal Straight Flush dealt to performer
1936 "Lend Me Your Pack" 37
Victor Farelli The Harrison Deal Royal Flush lands in magician's hand
Variations 1936 Lend Me Your Pack 36
U. F. Grant Effect No. 5 - Blindfold Deal spectator shuffles, performer is blindfolded and deals out a Royal Flush (after deck switch)
1936 The Gambler's Expose Act 3
Victor Farelli Loo Lung or The Chinese Coin Magician locates two cards by a lot of dealing and equivoque to eliminate piles, with a bit of gambling theme (Euchre and Loo Lung)
1936 Lend Me Your Pack 44
U. F. Grant Effect No. 4 bottom dealing demo, fake
1936 The Gambler's Expose Act 2
U. F. Grant Effect No. 3 second deal demo, top card has corner missing
1936 The Gambler's Expose Act 2
Audley Walsh The Audley Walsh Coincidence four cards selected turn out to be Aces, lost again and dealt in poker hand
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 21) 122
U. F. Grant Effect No. 1 spectator deals five hands, no good hand, but when the magician deals he get's a straight flush, re-deal stacking
Related to 1936 The Gambler's Expose Act 1
Tom Bowyer Klondyke Poker poker deal from new pack order
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 373
Edward Victor The Expert Deal four Aces, the Royal Flush
1937 Magic of the Hands 19
Frank Travers Gambler at Large! stack for demo with several games (Poker, Blackjack, Bridge)
Related to 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 39) 257
Frank Lane A Slick Card Routine combo in which spectator finds selection, card is predicted, poker game is dealt, slick card and set-up
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 100
Theodore Annemann The Gambler is Back Again
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 372
Unknown Imitation Seconds three jacks deal
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 332
Dai Vernon Poker Demonstration
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 368
Unknown A Subtle Set Up thumb count stack
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 365
Unknown Double Poker Deal set-up
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 367
Stadelman Effective Poker Deal redistribution to stack royal flush
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 373
Dai Vernon Automatic Second Deal hole in card
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 305
Unknown Winning the Cut cutting the high card with spectator, stacked
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 223
U. F. Grant Find the Lady one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 162
Howard Albright The Drunk Plays Bridge you get all spades, one-way backs
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 164
Louis Nikola Whist or Bridge trick with Nikola memorized deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 391
Louis Nikola All Trumps trick with Nikola memorized deck
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 400
U. F. Grant The Marked Deck finding aces in one-way deck, apparently marked
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 152
Henry Christ Dead Man's Hand selection found and dead man's hand dealt to someone, incorporating audible shot for shock effect
Related toVariations 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 33) 209
U. F. Grant No Dice removing cards from packet with certain values wins game, one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 151
Louis Nikola "Nap" trick with Nikola memorized deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 391
Unknown The Rhummy Master winning at rummy
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 180
Frank Travers The Rhummy Cheat using jinx switch
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 37) 247
Charles T. Jordan The Poker Shark performer's hand transforms to beat the other players, set-up
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 367
Unknown Impromptu Poker Deal
Variations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 373
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Find the Joker with three jumbo cards, long-short glued pairs
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 56
Charles T. Jordan Poker Player's Deal royal flush in named suit is located underneath handkerchief
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 368
Val Evans Multeffect Cards long-short paired deck used for a routine of eighteen different effects
Related toVariations 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 177
Edward Victor Stacking the Aces thumb count
1937 Magic of the Hands 21
U. F. Grant New Card Monte spectator think of one of two cards, double facer
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 135
Louis Nikola Poker trick with Nikola memorized deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 391
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Three Card Monte six red and one black card, long-short glued pairs, jumbo card
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 55
Michael F. Zens Quadruple Poker Trick
Related toVariations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 369
Theodore Annemann, Michael F. Zens Call Your Hand ten card set-up, see credit claim by Val Evans on page 259
Variations 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 36) 243
Theodore Annemann The Gambler in Person pick-up stack
Variations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 372
William Larsen The Four Ace Deal thumb riffle stacking
1938 Greater Magic 305
Unknown Poker Demonstration controlling the aces, belly strippers
1938 Greater Magic 461
Martin Gardner Synthetic Seconds two selections travel together, presented as second deal demonstration, stooge
Related to 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 272
Ralph W. Hull Skilled? Second Dealing with Pop-Eyed Eye-Popper deck
1938 Greater Magic 533
William H. McCaffrey Unique Bridge and Poker Deal shuffled deck, card called out as memory demonstration (stacking), then bridge and poker deal demo
1938 Greater Magic 298
Al Baker "Cherchez La Femme." (Find the woman.) using stand with three cases with holes onto it
Variations 1938 Greater Magic 512
Unknown The Perfect Poker Trick Tens through aces are removed and dealt out multiple times, performer wins
1938 Greater Magic 303
Unknown Two Card Monte with the Torn Corner Added
1938 Greater Magic 307
Unknown A Si Stebbins System Wrinkle dealing Royal Flush from Si Stebbins
1938 Greater Magic 307
Frank Lane A Poker Deal
1938 Greater Magic 297
Martin Gardner Draw Poker Plus
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 275
Nate Leipzig Five Hands
Variations 1938 Greater Magic 560
Laurie Ireland A Gambling Expose aces controlled while shuffling, then fake center deal
1938 Lessons in Dishonesty 9
Henry Christ Mathematical Black Jacks black jacks are located via counting, see also Charles Jordan's "The Keystone Card Discovery"
Variations 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 72) 485
James G. Thompson Jr. Utility Routine Svengali deck with the different cards stacked, ends clean, bridge deal finale
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 63) 443
Purvis W. Miller Setting up Poker Hands with the Riffle Shuffle mentioning pre-established breaks
1. To Run up Three Cards in a Four-Handed Game of Poker
2. To Set Up Two Hands, Threes in Each Hand, in a Four Hand Game
Related toVariations 1939 More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 21
Louis Lam Lady Be Good
1939 Be Deceived 7
Purvis W. Miller Poker Hand Repeat Trick six card repeat with poker presentation
Variations 1939 More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 33
Theodore Annemann Poker Plus three hands, performer's hand changes twice, each time to beat the spectator's hands
1939 The Incorporated Strange Secrets 16
Tom Sellers The T.S. Find the Lady in the hands, gaffed
1939 Scots Magic 16
Charles Arbuthnot The Arbuthnot Canfield Solitaire Stack
Related to 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 92) 573
Unknown A Bridge Deal players receive the identical hands
1940 Expert Card Technique 152
Unknown Dishonesty at its Apogee naming cards during the deal from time to time
1940 Expert Card Technique 151
Unknown Reading the Cards of Any Deck actually touch presentation
1940 Expert Card Technique 228
Chris Charlton Modern Monte using different switches
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 107) 640
Jack Vosburgh, Sid Lorraine, Theodore Annemann Cherchez La Lady performer finds money card in different situations
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 116) 687
Frederick Braue Braue Poker Deal getting the aces, faro stack
Variations 1940 Expert Card Technique 150
Frederick Braue The Royal Flush Deal simple faro stack
1940 Expert Card Technique 151
Unknown Poker Heaps performer cuts deck in five piles, good poker hand on top
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 21
Frank Travers big deal? "Rapid Set-up" & "Expert Deal", two special full deck stacks for Stud Poker, Draw Poker, Black Jack, Bridge, Rhummy
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 142) 799
Gerald Lynton Kaufman Poker Challenge bet/game in which performer and spectator openly draw cards, solution on page 885
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 150) 881
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Busted Bobtail four royal flush cards produced, then fifth has wrong suit, rest is transformed
1941 The Stripper Deck 15
Eddie Joseph The Sensational Poker Demonstration two phase routine, overhand shuffle stack of Aces, then all players can draw
1941 How Gamblers Win 11
Eddie Joseph The Gambler's Second Dealing second deal demonstration with three duplicates
1941 How Gamblers Win 6
John J. Crimmins Jr. Call Poker spectator chooses five cards in various way and ends up with Royal Flush
Inspired by 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 129) 742
Eddie Joseph Three Card Monte "(a different version)", without monte toss
1941 How Gamblers Win 7
Dai Vernon The Optical Monte
1941/49 Select Secrets 17
Dai Vernon Vernon's Automatic Gambler same set-up dealt over and over for two players
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1941/49 Select Secrets 19
Paul Studham, Unknown Black Jack Magic
1942 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1942) 21
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Easy Skill three aces, then royal flush
1942 Miracle Shuffles and Tricks 8
John Scarne Scarne's Drunken Deal
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 23) 95
Edward Marlo The Magical Gambler performer gets Queens, spectator Kings, Queens change to Aces
1942 Deck Deception 20
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Ace in the Hole
1942 Miracle Shuffles and Tricks 9
Louis Zingone, Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Flying Cards also as poker deal
Inspired by 1942 Miracle Shuffles and Tricks 19
Bruce Elliott, S. W. Erdnase The Expert at the Card Table stacking three aces in a four hands game, modified Erdnase System, openly shown
Inspired byRelated to
  • corrections on p. 28
Variations
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 5) 17
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Transparent Cards performer stacks himself three Aces and knows some cards (because they are apparently transparent)
1942 Miracle Shuffles and Tricks 9
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Two in One double duke
1942 Miracle Shuffles and Tricks 7
Edward Marlo Blindfold Poker Deal
1942 Let's See the Deck 25
Tom Sellers A Different "Pick-It-Out" Trick three card monte with three pieces of paper
1942 That's Good! 8
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Blind Man's Poker
1942 Miracle Shuffles and Tricks 23
Eddie Joseph A Quick Four-Ace Trick Aces "mixed" with twelve cards, four hands dealt, one gets the Aces
1942 Greater Card Tricks 26
Martin Gardner, Edward Marlo Gardner-Marlo Poker Routine
Related toVariations 1942 Let's See the Deck 28
Henry Christ Dead Man's Hand selection found and dead man's hand dealt to someone, incorporating audible shot for shock effect
Variations 1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 58
Martin Gardner Draw Poker Plus
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 57
Phil Weisbecker 3 Jacks & A Pat two hands, spectator always gets thee jacks, royal flush finale
Related toAlso published here 1943 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 51) 210
Audley Walsh Audley Walsh Coincidence four cards selected turn out to be aces, lost again and dealt in poker hand
Also published here 1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 6
Jean Hugard Cops and Crooks story presentation for Three Card Monte
1943 Tricks and Sleights 5
Laurie Ireland Laurie Ireland's Blindfold Poker Deal with unknown and selected hole card, tactile marks on side of card
1943 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 21
Stewart James, Russell "Rusduck" Duck Variation on Rusduck's Stack It
Inspired by 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 66) 270
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Build Up six hands, two rounds, as Rusduck
Related toVariations 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 61) 249
Elray Hey...Rube! story of a con men, marking cards at a three card monte game with daub
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 73) 297
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Stack It spectator stacks the hand while apparently losing the cards in the deck, as Rusduck
Related to 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 55) 226
R. C. Buff The Middle Deal middle deal bluff, selected card dealt at named number
1945 My Best 11
Edward Marlo Three Card Monte not the real thing
1945 Off the Top 11
Gerald Lynton Kaufman The Canfield Set-Up set-up to win solitaire or canfield
1945 My Best 141
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Gin! as Rusduck, strategy and subterfuge to win at Gin Rummy
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 91) 370
Dariel Fitzkee I Won't Play Cards With You
1945 My Best 134
Howard D. Wise A New "Find the Lady" Illusion with board, black art and shell
1945 My Best 150
Arthur H. Buckley Demonstration Build of the Four Aces using the Buckley Double Cuts cutting system to stack cards
1946 Card Control 114
Warren Wiersbe Stacking the Deck poker & dealing routine to secretly get into Si Stebbins
1946 Mental Cases With Cards 22
Neal Elias Zingone Spread Poker Deal idea
Inspired by 1946 At the Table Tricks 16
Arthur H. Buckley A Cold Deck Warmed Up switching 48 cards (deck minus Aces) and stack Aces into positions
1946 Card Control 115
Unknown The Hold Out and Pick Up Builds redealing principle in combination with pick up stack
1946 Card Control 112
Unknown Poker jonah card principle, brief
Related to 1946 Card Control 103
Neal Elias "Tell Ya What I'm Gonna Do" using a combination cull stock shuffle
1946 At the Table Tricks 14
Neal Elias Blindfold Poker Deal brief idea
1946 At the Table Tricks 16
Warren Wiersbe Blindfold Poker Deal
1946 Mental Cases With Cards 7
Edward Marlo Marlo's Gambling Routine no set-up, faro shuffle
  • Poker-Rummy-Pinochle
  • Black Jack
  • The Sucker Hand
  • Bridge Honors
Variations 1947 Marlo In Spades 10
Edward Marlo For Cheaters Only punch deal
1947 Marlo In Spades 26
Wm. T. Beadles Psychokinesis three card monte, where spectator always finds the card to prove psychokinesis
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 140) 561
Billy McComb William's Poker Hand Trick several hands are dealt one hand is chosen it's a royal flush
1947 The First Book of William 39
Edward Marlo The Stripper Combine spectator chooses high four of a kind which is dealt, stripper deck, two methods
Also published here 1947 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1947) 24
Bruce Elliott No Skill gaff with a bill
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 135) 542
Edward Marlo Perfect Bridge Hand part of "Marlo's Miracle Routine"
1947 Marlo In Spades 16
Edward Marlo The Punch Deal bridge deal application
1947 Marlo In Spades 18
Edward Marlo Pseudo Stacking combining riffle stacking and second deal
1947 Marlo In Spades 26
Edward Marlo Super Reading apparently magician can read marks extremely fast, punch deal
1947 Marlo In Spades 24
Edward Marlo The Rummy Game part of "Marlo's Miracle Routine"
1947 Marlo In Spades 16
Edward Marlo The Blind Fold Stack punched cards as safety measure
Variations 1947 Marlo In Spades 23
Russell "Rusduck" Duck The Gambler five people build a poker hand, after the cards are apparently mixed and the deck cut, all get the same cards again in the next round
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 117) 471
Jack Potter 3 Jacks Every Time three jacks are laid alternated with indifferent cards and come to the top, as a prelude to "3 Jack & a Pat" by Weisbecker
Related toAlso published here 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 125) 503
Edward Marlo Super Memory presentation for royal flush punch deal
1947 Marlo In Spades 23
Edward Marlo The Perfect Stack without adjustment, three aces are dealt to a player for two to eight players, punch deal
1947 Marlo In Spades 21
Edward Marlo A Straight Flush part of "Marlo's Miracle Routine"
1947 Marlo In Spades 16
Edward Marlo The Sucker's Stack combining riffle stacking and second deal
1947 Marlo In Spades 27
Edward Marlo Poker Prediction outcome after shuffled deck predicted, punch deal
1947 Marlo In Spades 20
Tan Hock Chuan R. & S. Giant Monte odd-backed queen cannot be followed, changes in joker as kicker, partial rough-smooth
Inspired by 1948 Rough & Smooth Possibilities 1
Unknown Monte by "Bertram", told by Dai Vernon
1948 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 143) 573
Tan Hock Chuan R. & S. Poker Hand Routine pair of deuces changes into Royal Flush, backs change as well, partial rough-smooth
1948 Rough & Smooth Possibilities 3
Unknown Jacks Wild
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 228
Edward Marlo, Martin Gardner A Poker Puzzle
Related to 1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 129
Unknown The Tantalizer twenty-second position and packet dealing
Related toVariations 1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 112
U. F. Grant Dealing a Royal Flush performer receives Royal Flush on second deal, claim of principle
Related to Oct. 1948 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2) 6
Unknown Hidden Cards
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 102
Unknown Idle Year
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 89
Unknown Fifteens
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 104
Harvey P. Graham Bagged! poker routine for stage, with a stand
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 175) 702
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Build Up (Streamlined)
Inspired by 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 189) 755
Unknown Even Up
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 85
Martin Gardner, Edward Marlo, Bert Allerton Ten Card Deal P.S. further ideas on the ten card poker deal
Related toAlso published here 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 170) 681
Al Leech Simplified Poker Deal Ace stacking for five hands via re-dealing
1949 For Card Men Only 26
Dai Vernon, Paul Curry, Martin Gardner, John Scarne, Audley Walsh Ten Card Deal jonah card
Related toAlso published here 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 168) 672
Unknown Beehive
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 85
Unknown Pirate Gold
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 91
Unknown Klondike
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 80
Gilbert Wolk Monte Climax pips end up on a coin and card is blank
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 189) 756
Unknown Perpetual Motion
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 83
John Murray Take Ten finale for ten card poker deal, all cards are put in separated envelopes
Related toAlso published here 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 180) 719
Unknown Ten of Clubs
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 106
Unknown Roll Call or Talkative
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 88
Unknown Canfield
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 77
Unknown Lazy Boy
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 93
Unknown Idiot's Delight
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 97
Unknown Grandfather's Clock
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 95
Unknown Round the Clock
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 90
Unknown Gaps
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 87
Unknown Elevens
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 83
Unknown Streets and Alleys
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 99
Unknown Auld Lang Syne
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 94
U. F. Grant Zella Poker Deal simple poker deal from spectator's cut, performer draws the four Aces
Mar. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6) 14
Unknown Royal Marriage
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 101
John Scarne The Dean's Poker Deal No. 23, Credited to "The Dean", a gambler from New Jersey, simple Jonah card poker deal
Related to 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 45
John Scarne Scarne's Drunken Poker Deal No. 68, Poker hands dealt from deck shuffled face up/down, final poker hand transformation (drunk man presentation)
Variations 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 124
Dr. Al Berndt, Peter Musto The New Deal Poker Hand No. 56, Poker deal from new deck order, draw poker
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 100
John Scarne The Four Royal Flushes No. 8, Performer removes high cards (Ten, J, Q, K, A) from shuffled deck, deals out four hands of Royal Flushes (Interlocking Chain Principle)
Variations 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 20
Cy Endfield Tacked Extra Corner-Piece. Variation with specially printed card
Related to 1950 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 199) 795
Bruce Elliott On A Tear monte, tearing up corner, false index
Related to 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 239) 954
Toni Koynini Gambler's Delight half deck stacked, dealing several poker hands for different combination of players, good bridge hand
1951 Toni Koynini's Card Miracles 8
Toni Koynini A.B.C. Dealer four bridge hands dealt, top card of one pile is a Ten, first spectator counts down to tenth card, remembers it, tells his value to next one and so on for three selections, cards forced and dealt into performer's hand
1951 Toni Koynini's Card Miracles 10
Eddie Joseph The Magician and the Bridge Fiend deck shuffled face-up/face-down several time with slop shuffles, sorted behind back by performer, then bridge deal of one suit
Related to 1951 More Dumbfounders with Cards 17
Bob Hummer Hummers Mathematical 3 Card Monte mathematical three card monte
VariationsAlso published here 1951 Mathematical 3 Card Monte 1
Bert Fenn I Win! several phases, see p. 953 for corrections
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 237) 947
Eddie Joseph Topping in Poker Too! follow-up poker deal from any prepared stack
1951 More Dumbfounders with Cards 20
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Solitaire stacking for an advantage in playing Solitaire
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 239) 956
H. K. Becker Your Flush gambling demonstration, royal flush finish
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 242) 966
Jackie Flosso The Easiest Monte card vanishes and appears face up in deck
1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 258) 1033
Bill Simon The Middle Deal mock center deal
Related to 1952 Effective Card Magic 86
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Jinx-Ed eights and aces dealt in poker hand
Inspired by 1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 269) 1074
Bill Simon Three Queens Monte with four cards all turn into aces
1952 Effective Card Magic 37
Bruce Elliott Elliott's Last Lethargy false second deal
1952 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 250) 1001
Bruce Elliott, Dai Vernon B.D.V. with hole deck in hand, spectator can decide on every card, without looking at it
Also published here 1952 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 248) 990
Hugh Carroll Solitaired! solitaire stacking
1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 264) 1057
Frank Garcia Garcia's Clip It monte, card marked with paper clip
Also published here 1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 258) 1030
Audley Walsh Audley's Best
1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 270) 1078
Al Leech Surprise Monte two Cards Change at the end
1953 Card Man Stuff 13
Edward Marlo Invisible Bottom Deal
Variations 1953 The Cardician 89
Martin Gardner Poker Problem open drawing of cards, solution on p. 1104
Related to 1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 275) 1101
Edward Marlo Three Card Monte Climax showing all the same
1953 The Cardician 109
Al Leech The Sandwich Deal pseudo false dealing
1953 Card Man Stuff 20
Edward Marlo Monte Climax Kicker transformation
1953 The Cardician 110
Edward Marlo Effect Two straight flush shown with six cards, extra-card vanishes and reappears in sleeve
1953 Unlimited 13
Edward Marlo The Stripper Combine spectator chooses high four of a kind which is dealt, stripper deck
Also published here 1953 The Cardician 29
Edward Marlo Poker Prediction and a Principle spectator shuffles, yet aces are dealt out
Variations 1953 The Cardician 33
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Poker +
1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 283) 1130
Stewart James Vernon Variation
Inspired byVariations 1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 316) 67
Edward Marlo Follow the Ace Ace changes into Eight as climax
1954 Miracle Card Changes 19
Dai Vernon The Vernon Poker Routine half deck set-up, see also p. 63
Inspired byAlso published here 1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 311) 45
Russell "Rusduck" Duck 3 'n' 1 solitaire stacking
1954 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 298) 1192
Russell "Rusduck" Duck E-Z Poker thumb count stacking of a poker hand
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 310) 39
Dai Vernon Royal Monte "A Lesson in Artistic Card Handling"
Variations 1954 Stars of Magic (Vol. 12 No. 1) 158
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Forever Royal
Variations 1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 320) 88
Unknown Card Stand for Gambler's Rehearsal to perform poker deals for larger crowd
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 98
Rufus Steele The Gambler's Rehearsal elaborated routine with full deck set up
Related to 1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 90
Mariano Palhinha Wherizit three cards with money card in middle held by spectator beneath handkerchief, money card vanishes
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 62
Audley Walsh Paper Clip Climax
1955 Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part II 17
Cy Endfield The Three Card Monte Basic Moves
1955 Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part II 5