205 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Skill Demonstration / Card Control
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Faire croire qu'on fait avec une adresse merveilleuse une opération qu'on fait sans adresse having made a classic pass before, pretend to make a fair cut, to then pretend to make an invisible pass from any movements, faking the pass
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 180
Unknown Das künstliche Abheben No. 48, performer cuts deck and announces in advance whether he cut to a number or picture card
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 57
Unknown Das Mädchen für Alles in Gestalt eines Kartenspieles combination of effects from book
1. Die magische Sehkraft
2. Die Kartenwage
3. performer repeatedly names card where spectator cuts to
4. Das Lesen mit den Fingerspitzen
5. Das Sortier-Etui (removing named cards from pocket)
6. Das unsichtbare, geheimnisvolle Uhrwerk
7. performer can always cut at a King (four Kings crimped)
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 85
Unknown Das mathematische Mischen - 3. third application, position of top card named after three "shuffles"
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 120
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Applications for Edge-Marked Deck also "Magisches Kartenspiel"
locating named card in squared deck and bringing it to top or bottom, identifying removed card
Inspired by July 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 1) 16
S. W. Erdnase Producing Any Card Called For
1902 The Expert at the Card Table 181
Unknown The Acme of Control old effect with pair of pseudo duplicates
1902 The Expert at the Card Table 197
Unknown Der magnetische Künstler two cards put in center and reproduced at once (from top), Seven/Eight of Clubs and Spades
Apr. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 4) 52
Unknown Another Poker Trick three Aces are controlled then riffle stacked for four players
Related to 1909 The Art of Magic 130
Laurie Ireland Instant Card Location getting a named card to top in memorized deck
  • The Top 15 cards
  • Method of Locating Cards from Number 15 Down to Bottom of Deck
1931 Ireland Writes a Book 16
Unknown Winning the Cut cutting the high card with spectator, stacked
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 223
Arthur H. Buckley Cards and Pockets number of cut off cards is divined, deck in pocket, any named card instantly produced
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 241
Unknown Cutting at a Chosen Card stripper deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 266
Unknown The Court Cards finding all court cards, stripper deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 267
Unknown Naming the Cards cutting to named cards (named by performer), stripper deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 267
Charles T. Jordan Positions Unknown named cards are produced and deck separated into colors, stacked stripper deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 273
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
Cardini The Cardini Ace Trick Aces shuffled into pack (by performer) end up on bottom, featuring Cardini's Overhand Shuffle Multiple Shift
Related toVariations 1938 Greater Magic 545
Laurie Ireland A Gambling Expose aces controlled while shuffling, then fake center deal
1938 Lessons in Dishonesty 9
Unknown Gambler's Sense of Touch performer cuts at selection
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 20
Unknown Digging For Diamonds performer and then spectator always cut at diamonds
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 21
Billy O'Connor Instanto cutting to any named card, gaffed deck
Related to 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 115) 677
Crocker The Four Aces cards shuffled in fairly, duplicates produced from Xkwizit gimmick
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 117) 690
Unknown To Control Two or More Cards as four-Ace Control
1941 The Stripper Deck 8
Don Diavolo Magic Shuffle two halves shuffled face-up into face-down bring two selection next to each other
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 133) 764
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Fantastic Fan four Aces keep reappearing on bottom of deck, sucker phase, then to shoulder
Related to 1943 Tricks and Sleights 23
Edward Marlo Faro Aces aces placed thirteen cards apart, brought back together via faro shuffle
1947 Marlo In Spades 16
Bruce Elliott Cut Up method to cut bottom card to top, cards on the table, small trick, where several cards come back to the top as a gambling demo
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 154) 621
Eddie Joseph One-Eye Joe Kings lost with cut and shuffle procedure and found again
1950 Eddie's Dumbfounders with Cards 12
Eddie Joseph A Discovery and Its Possibilities two cards face-up and face-down alternating after slop shuffle, principle of always cutting to either face-up or face-down card, sorting behind back and applications:
  • A Force
  • A Natural Trick (two-pile location)
  • The Two Cards (two spectators turn over cards in jumbled deck which are divined)
1951 More Dumbfounders with Cards 23
Bill Simon The Middle Deal mock center deal
Related to 1952 Effective Card Magic 86
Edward Marlo In One Shuffle aces lost in deck, still on top
1953 The Cardician 83
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Flip Deck cutting to any named card, gaffed deck
Related to 1957 The Cardiste (Issue 4) 13
Charlie Miller The Homing Deuces four Twos keep reappearing on bottom of deck, sucker phase
Related to 1961 An Evening with Charlie Miller 60
Charlie Miller Two Dollars and Aces aces appear in two envelopes that contained a dollar bill before, P&L Phantastic Card Reel for long spread in air
Inspired by 1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 58
Harry Lorayne The Inseparable Four four Kings shuffled in four packets, then together, then all Kings together in middle, optional faro
Related toVariations 1962 Close-up Card Magic 148
Dai Vernon Vernon's Aces Aces separated in four piles, brought together to top via faro
Variations 1962 Close-up Card Magic 162
Gerald Kosky Double-Cut Poker Run-Up
1963 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 378) 339
Edward Marlo No Key - Faro Aces without key cards and counting
Related to 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 5
Edward Marlo Faro Double Control openly controlling aces while secretly controlling other cards (e.g. kings)
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 36
Edward Marlo Triple Packet Disclosure cutting three packets, distributing three selections on top, with variations
1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 2 Slip Cut) 7
Edward Marlo Four Ace Location (Stacked Deck Retained) four Aces shuffled into deck and cut on top of four piles, order retained
Related toVariations 1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 4 Transfers)
Edward Marlo Multiple Stripper Control aces are stripper cards in normal deck
1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 5 I Shuffled the Cards) 12
Al Koran Double Deal dealing five people the same cards, set up, twenty-five duplicates, siamesa
Variations 1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 119
Edward Marlo The Named Four cutting to any four of a kind called for, edgemarked
1967 Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Riffle Finale) 9
Karl Fulves Example 16 32 cards, any card specified in stages (color, suit, value...) comes to top after some faro shuffling, gray code and faro
1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Gray Codes) 22
Karl Fulves Essential Erdnase demonstrating card control by controlling and producing 4s, aces as kicker
Related to 1971 The Book of Numbers 13
Karl Fulves Technicolor Shuffle cutting to red cards, secret strip out condition
1971 The Book of Numbers — Supplementary Notes 19
Frank Garcia Culling the Aces pseudo riffle culling
1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 102
Karl Fulves Notes On The Handling - 5. cutting to random named cards
1973 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Preliminary Notes on Part Two 53
Joseph K. Schmidt Subconscious Poker II one card is controlled during the repeat-dealing of five poker-hand and appears in a Royal Flush, see also p. 840 for idea by Cushing Strout
Inspired by
  • "Subconscious Poker" (Bob Fisher, The Sphinx, April 1939, or Daley's Notebooks #407)
Related toVariationsAlso published here
Dec. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 2) 687
Jerry K. Hartman Poker III slightly elaborated handling, re-dealing
Inspired by July 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 9) 754
Roy Walton Subconscious Poker Handling re-dealing
Inspired by Dec. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 2) 830
Martin A. Nash Vernash's Aces faros and Free Cut Principle, see p. 443 for additional crediting
Related toVariations 1975 Ever So Sleightly 70
Darwin Ortiz Combination Aces free cut principle, faros
Inspired byVariations 1975 Afterthoughts 77
Unknown Marked Cards Plus cutting named card to top, stacked and marked
1975 New and Novel Knowledge 27
Edward Marlo Which one was Brighter? tips on Bottom Deal Demo
1976 Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 322
Murray Bonfeld Vernon's Aces plus Kings Kings and Aces lost, found and dealt, extension
Inspired by 1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 3) 37
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
Unknown Aces Up No. 20, Aces distributed in deck, several deals, they end up on top again
1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 34
Murray Bonfeld Thirteen Reverse spades are ordered but distributed in deck, their order is reversed with faro shuffles
1977 Faro Concepts 33
Murray Bonfeld Shuffled Interchange two spade cards are named, their position in the deck is transposed with faros
1977 Faro Concepts 34
Joseph K. Schmidt How to Deal a Royal Flush one card is controlled during the repeat-dealing of five poker-hand and appears in a Royal Flush
Related toAlso published here 1977 The Magic Book 175
George H. Pittman Four Ace Fooler ace production with red-black transposition surprise
1978 Fred Braue on False Deals 28
Dai Vernon, Christian Scherer Vernon's Aces Variation
Inspired by 1978 Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 42
Martin A. Nash Slippery Strippers pseudo Stripper Deck demo with normal cards
1979 Sleight Unseen 401
Martin A. Nash Approximately Steven cutting to any card named after one riffle shuffle
1979 Sleight Unseen 424
Richard Kaufman Fantasy Cull Ace to Four are lost and found, the Fours appear
1979 CardMagic 30
Frank Garcia Ubiquitous Aces aces found by fake riffle cull, aces vanish one by one on deck, produced again
1980 Exclusive Card Miracles 41
Martin A. Nash The Side-Pocket Swindle card located in pocket, shuffle tracking presentation, deck switch
Related to 1980 Ovation 7
Martin Lewis, Paul Harris Stamped Second demonstration second deal, stamp is stuck onto top card
1980 Close-up Fantasies — Book II 111
Karl Fulves Fake Shuffles fake faro shuffle and fake false shuffle with gaffed red/blue decks
1981 Octet 38
Daryl Martinez, Paul Curry, Bill Simon Sleightly Touched unknown card reversed, magician locates card of same suit and value
Variations 1982 For Your Entertainment Pleasure 42
Terry LaGerould Calling Card magicians names a card and cuts to it, repeated
1982 Best of Friends 144
David Solomon Spectator Loses the Aces spectator cuts aces in deck, then they gather on top
Inspired byRelated to 1982 Sessions 16
Frank Simon You Shuffle as I Shuffle card remembered in upper half, another reversed in lower half, both halves shuffled by performer and spectator, then both halves riffled together, the reversed card's value indicates position of selection
1983 Versatile Card Magic 39
Edward Marlo Kings to Aces four kings are riffle culled that turn out to be aces, "inverse" belly strippers
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 83
Karl Fulves Sharper's Demo ace is lost and controlled again, block transfer
1984 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 186
Karl Fulves Advanced Course in Cheating center card of four poker hands is an ace, they are shuffled together using block transfers
1984 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 187
Karl Fulves Three-Shuffle Cull in center of four poker hands are aces, are shuffled together in center of deck, block transfers
1984 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 189
Martin A. Nash Fear & Loathing In Las Vegas three selections are produced skillfully from shuffled deck
1984 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 3 47
Harry Lorayne Poker Challenge controlling single card in certain poker hand, it fills a Royal Flush, redealing principle
1984 The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 3 67
Terry LaGerould Calling Card magicians names a card and cuts to it
1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 112
Edward Marlo Removing Any Named Card from Fan edge-marked cards, memorized deck
1985 Formula One Close-Up 52
Frederick Braue Slidearound Aces
Related to 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 24
Dai Vernon A Match Made in Cincinnati performing Matching the Cards with a new deck, includes cutting to any named value
1987 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 1 139
Karl Fulves Uncut Version Aces on four piles, assembled, one riffle shuffle, Aces on top
  • Other Schemes
Inspired byRelated to
  • "You're the Gambler" (Precursor XV)
1987 Covenant 7
Karl Fulves Cross Cut Routine false cuts demonstrated, black Aces put on top and bottom, false cut done, now red Aces are on top and bottom and black Aces are found ten cards down from face
1987 Secret Session — Part One 27
Darwin Ortiz The Vegas Shuffle Red/Black Shuffle Demonstration
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 52
Edward Marlo Culling Two Sets of Fours demonstration cull
1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 81
Karrell Fox "Easy-Aces" Aces cut in deck reappear on top
1988 My Latest Book 51
Bob King Controlled Surprise three shuffles and Aces are back on top
1989 Magician Foolers 3
Harry Lorayne Quick Estimation position of selection is apparently followed and then cut to
1990 Trend Setters 179
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
Bob King A Cut Above Aces are cut into deck with spectator
Inspired byAlso published here 1990 More Magician Foolers 9
Simon Aronson Bait and Switch spectator names number and selects card, performer apparently brings the card to that number one-handed behind his back
Inspired by 1990 The Aronson Approach 85
Karl Fulves X-pert aces lost, then dealt off the top again
Inspired by
  • "X Marks the Plot" (Fulves, Cheat Sheet #2)
1991 28 Card Tricks 11
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
Bob King A Cut Above (I) Aces are cut into deck with spectator
Also published here 1992 The Breather 8
Ernest Earick Lustig for Life named value is cut to, selection at that number
Variations 1993 By Forces Unseen 165
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
Karl Fulves Double Time riffle shuffle control, shuffled and two piles formed and top cards named
1994 Crooked Tales 28
Karl Fulves Top Secret aces lost via tabled shuffles without crimps, then back on top
1994 Crooked Tales 90
Gene Maze Caught in the Act selection trapped between sandwich cards in center of deck with faro shuffle
1994 Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 116
Roger Crosthwaite Free Count Aces Aces cut into deck, found again
  • Variation One: Faro Shuffle
  • Variation Two: Overhand-Faro Combination
Inspired by 1994 Roger's Thesaurus 109
Darwin Ortiz The One-Handed Poker Deal skill demonstration
1995 Cardshark 149
Bruce Elliott Straight Up No. 28, Ace through Five straight distributed in deck, yet dealt out again, pseudo duplicates
1995 Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 51
Gary Plants An Ace Per Shuffle pseudo riffle culling demonstration
Jan. 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 1) 2596
Joseph K. Schmidt Subconscious Poker one card is controlled during the repeat-dealing of five poker-hand and appears in a Royal Flush
Also published here 1996 Card College — Volume 2 262
Martin Lewis, Paul Harris Stamped Second demonstration second deal, stamp is stuck onto top card
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Close-up Fantasies 1 & 2) 225
Don Voltz Stuck! based on Martin Lewis' "Stamped Second", demonstration second deal, stamp is stuck onto top card
1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue Close-up Fantasies 1 & 2) 229
Karl Fulves Side Effects gaffed deck with various shortened cards, cutting to any card of tabled deck
Related to 1996 Blocking Off 32
Karl Fulves Two By Four shuffled deck, performer shuffles and cuts three piles, then names bottom cards, then new bottom cards are Aces
1996 Blocking Off 62
Karl Fulves Pat Hand Pete performer cuts at a pair in shuffled deck to complete a full house
1996 Blocking Off 94
Karl Fulves Return To Base aces lost, then shown together at bottom
1996 Blocking Off 106
Karl Fulves Two Edged spectator and performer remember any card they see during riffle shuffle, performer cuts to both cards, blocking off twice
1996 Blocking Off 187
Harry Riser Dealer's School
  • Phase One (red black separation by feel)
  • Phase Two (shuffle control demo)
  • Phase Three (dealing some hands, performer ends up with Aces)
1996 The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser 144
Jerry Sadowitz A Trick With Bottom Section Culling card in spread is named, it is instantly shuffled to top
1997/98 Thanks To Zarrow 14
Roberto Giobbi Dad Stevens, King of the Card Cheats a king is controlled, then all four Kings appear
Variations 1998 Card College — Volume 3 657
Andrew Wimhurst Shuffle-tracker shuffle-tracking a selection, ends with four-of-a-kind
Variations 1999 Low Down Dirty Tricks 11
Doug Conn Brute Peace two decks, spectator names color and from one deck a card of this color is produced, repeated with suit and value, the resulting card is reversed in second deck
1999 Tricks of my Trade 162
Ellis Stanyon Two Cards, Placed in the Centre of the Pack, Found on Top No. 7, pair of pseudo duplicates
  • Improvement (one pair starts clipped behind coat)
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 34
Ellis Stanyon To Produce Any Card No. 23, after dealing into thirteen heaps all heaps have one quartet
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 94
Ellis Stanyon To Draw Picture Cards from a Pack No. 5
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 209
Ellis Stanyon The Inseparable Knaves No. 16, quartet shuffled into deck and found again
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 211
Ellis Stanyon Pass to Deceive a Conjurer No. 20, fake pass demonstration
Variations 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 234
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note fake pass demonstration
Inspired by 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 235
Unknown The Card Cheat
2000 Mastering the Art of Magic 130
Baltazar Fuentes Finnel Finessed four Aces lost and found
2000 I'm Dancing 45
Karl Fulves Krazy Kut No. 40, deck cut by performer, yet he names a card and its position
Related to 2001 My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 90
Michael DeMarco Mate Separate spectator cuts off packet, performer shuffles the same number of cards between two mates
Variations 2001 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 5) 132
David Regal High & Dry spectator shuffles yet magician deals aces on top of packets
2002 Constant Fooling 1 101
Darwin Ortiz Combination Cull free cut principle, faros
Inspired by 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 14
Ron Bauer Second Finger Top Deal jacks shuffled into deck, yet shown on top, then dealt to partner as fake false dealing demo
Inspired by
  • "I Won't Play Cards With Him" (Bill Larson, Sr.)
2004 Second Finger Top Deal 2
Steven Youell Setting The Combination Vernon's Aces with Free Cut Principle and stack to get packets of right size
2004 Weapons of Mass Destruction 32
Karl Fulves Mixology spectator memorizes card and its position, gives riffle shuffle, performer names new position, shuffle tracking presentation
2005 Combo II 94
Michael Powers Hoochie Coochie Aces Aces lost into four piles, then found again
Inspired byRelated to 2006 Power Plays 77
Harry Lorayne, James Swain Simplified Swain, Plus aces lost and found with free-cut principle, colors separated, two selections found, based on Swain's "Shuffle Tracking" (Genii 5/2005)
Also published here 2007 Best of Friends — Volume III 442
Benjamin Earl Fingertip Memory named card instantly produced from shuffled deck
2007 Seeing with Photo-Electric Eyes 16
David Solomon S-V-S Shuffle Stack Kings put on top, shuffled three times while burying top cards, Kings back on top, repeated but now Aces are on top, then Royal Flush
Inspired by 2007 The Wisdom of Solomon 191
Pit Hartling Finger Flicker Location
2008 (ca.) Don't Xerox Lecture Notes 26
Fred Robinson Fred Robinson's High Card Cut method with table-edge holdout
2009 The Magic of Fred Robinson 187
Steve Beam One Upsmanship performer cuts one card higher than spectator, stack, inspired by Paul Hallas' "A Cut Above" (Tricks from the Overground)
2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 118
Steve Beam The Full Monte any named card is pulled out of spread by performer, memorized deck
Inspired by 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 283
Roberto Giobbi Card Control Demonstration retaining aces on top after shuffle and cut
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue July 14) 210
Pit Hartling Finger Flicker Location
Related to 2011 Reflections 89
Karl Fulves The Perfect Shuffle long-short deck with alternated color shuffled, sold as perfect faro or false shuffle
2011 Prolix (Issue 9) 626
Darwin Ortiz Hole-Card Play four selections are lost and dealt in five-card Stud, performer gets two Aces
Inspired by 2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 3
Darwin Ortiz Best of the Best position of thought-of-card named, center dealing any named card, memorized deck
2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 23
Darwin Ortiz One Shot, One Kill performer cuts off certain number of cards and directly at selection, three phases
Related to 2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 91
Darwin Ortiz Bulletproof controlling four-of-a-kind, then Ace production
2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 149
Darwin Ortiz Rouge et Noir aces lost and found, then colors separate
Inspired by 2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 157
Darwin Ortiz Sweating Bullets cutting the aces, then aces controlled (faros), then new pack order
Inspired by 2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 207
Darwin Ortiz, Paul Griffin Ideas for "Vernon's Aces"
Related to 2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 216
Ben Train Detour on 51st Street shuffle tracking two cards and selection, faro
2012 Anteater Consortium 18
Jason England A Curious Location selection lost, number up to ten named, performer cuts to this value and selection is found that many cards down
Inspired by 2012 Texas on a Saturday Night 16
Doug Edwards, Billy O'Connor, Cardini Billy O'Connor's Instanto Deck how to build an Instanto deck, more ideas
Related to 2013 Nukes 63
Benjamin Earl The Back Room Demo false stacking demo of the four Aces from a spectator shuffled deck
Also published here 2015 Less is More Bonus 8
Harry Lorayne Start Strong, End Stronger four-of-a-kind lost, several endings to find them suggested
Inspired by 2015 JawDroppers! 228
Pit Hartling A Riffle Culling Demonstration named four-of-a-kind to top
2016 In Order to Amaze 130
Pit Hartling Poker Night at the Improv all possible poker hands produced in increasing order, "Any Poker Hand the Magician Calls For"
2016 In Order to Amaze 210
Joseph Barry Thanks to Vernon Aces lost and found
Inspired by 2016 Charlotte's Notes 12
Pepe Lirrojo Asamblea Total Aces separated in four piles, brought together to top via faro, deck is arranged by quartets as climax
Inspired by 2016 Panpharos 30
Benjamin Earl The Back Room Demo false stacking demo of the four Aces from a spectator shuffled deck
Also published here 2017 Less is More 76
Benjamin Earl The Resourceful Professional gambling routine
1. Shuffle Location/Culling
2. False Dealing
3. Stacking
4. Card Mucking/Switching
5. Shuffle Tracking
6. Four-of-a-Kind Location
Variations 2017 Less is More 110
John Cottle Target Practice shuffle tracking a (crimped) card, then dealing a good hand with it
2017 Operandi (Issue 2) 14
Allan Hagen Completing The Hand two cards chosen, three more cards found to complete a full house, then royal flush located
2017 Eleven 8
Harry Lorayne Simplified Swain, Plus Aces lost and found with free-cut principle, colors separated, two selections found, based on Swain's "Shuffle Tracking" (Genii 5/2005)
Also published here 2017 JawDroppers! Two 126
Denis Behr Extended Gambling Demonstration multi-phase routine, named four-of-a-kind is riffle-culled, then riffle-stacked, then a bridge deal into new deck order
Inspired by 2018 Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 3 19
Harapan Ong Faro Pharaoh apparently Ace placed next to another card as indicated by that card's value with a faro, other Aces found
I. Basic handling
II. Advanced handling
2018 Principia 120
Jason Ladanye A Numbers Game (Ladanye's ACAAN) shuffle tracking demonstration, then ACAAN all in the hands of the performer as skill demo
Related to 2018 Game Changer 191
Jason Ladanye Fast Track shuffle tracking demonstration with selection, other cards of that value show up as climax, faros
Inspired by 2018 Game Changer 245
Harry Lorayne Silly Cut tabled straight cut, one-handed, first finger pushed back top half, effect in which the performer names a card and cuts to it
2018 And Finally! 122
Justin Higham Illogical Four Ace Control Variant four Aces lost by assembling four tabled packets and the Aces, they end up on top, bluff
Inspired by
  • "Illogical Ace-Control" (Justin Higham, Non-Automatic Card Tricks, 2012)
2019 The Neat Review (Issue 1 - London 2019) 52
Tom Gagnon Razzle Dazzle Aces Ace control sequence using One-Handed Gambler's False Cut
2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 388
Steve Forte Aces, Kings, Queens, Jacks, and Tens producing five fours-of-a-kind
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 841
Steve Forte False Shuffle & Cut Demonstrations intro
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 843
Steve Forte False Cut Demo
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 844
Steve Forte Top-to-Bottom and Back "A demonstration of transfers"
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 844
Steve Forte Bottom-slug Demo
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 845
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 More Options several slug control cuts
Inspired by 2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 848
Steve Forte Follow The Slug top slug control demo with top card face up, several possibilities listed
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 850
Steve Forte Changing Colors Ace of Spades shown on top, red Ace shown after some top slug control demo, then black again, also with two Aces
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 851
Steve Forte Changing Places red Aces on top and black Aces on bottom, they are shown transposed after shuffle and cut, repeated
  • 1st phase
  • 2nd phase
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 852
Steve Forte Ace in the Middle Ace inserted into center of tabled deck is shown to be controlled, along with the other Aces
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 854
Steve Forte Riffle-kill x-card riffled into Ace slug on top
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 855
Steve Forte Here Come the Kings about the surprise appearance of Kings in Ace control demo
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 856
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
Steve Forte The 21st Card center slug control demo, card at twenty-first position is retained during riffle shuffle
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 864
Steve Forte Dealers' School Aces controlled during seemingly fair riffle shuffles, some shuffles with openly reversed cards on top
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 867
Steve Forte Target Practice black Aces in one half and red Aces in the other half, halves shuffled together and all Aces are together
  • 1st phase
  • 2nd phase (simplified free-cut principle and table faro)
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 871
Steve Forte Indicator Cards four face-up indifferent cards riffle shuffled in deck next to an Ace each
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 873
Steve Forte Riffle Get-Together
  • 1st phase (red Aces and Ace of Spades in different parts, together after one riffle shuffle)
  • 2nd phase (all Aces in separate parts, together after two riffle shuffles, sort of multiple shift)
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 874
Steve Forte Red-Black Demonstration openly red-black divided deck stays separated despite several different shuffles
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 877
Steve Forte Full-deck False Shuffle Demos as demonstrations, see following items
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 882
Steve Forte Riffle-Cull Coincidence apparently riffle culling the Aces
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Steve Forte Quads Cull named four-of-a-kind produced after two honest riffle shuffles by spectator, impro
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Steve Forte Holding Out Ace cutting fails, then Aces shown to be palmed
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Steve Forte Dealing The "Snake" fake demo in which high and low cards are apparently separated with snake crimp
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