771 entries in Cards / Sleights / Shuffles (non-riffle) / Faro Shuffle
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Rouge et Noir card riffled through are all red, then all black, small incomplete faro condition for impromptu svengali deck principle
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 69
Charles T. Jordan Perfect Riffle Shuffle without details, four shuffles for sixteen cards to recycle, "Mr. Downs, however, can handle a full pack of 52 cards with the degree of dexterity necessary to restore its original order."
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 32
Charles T. Jordan Recycling by Dealing dealing deck in seven piles, then six, then eight, then seven piles restores order
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 21
Graham Adams "Faro Dealers" Shuffle only a photo illustration, "as described in Sharps and Flats, p. 204"
1931 Mr. S. W. Erdnase — "His Book" 49
Unknown Weaving the Cards
1934 Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 72
Unknown Reverse Faro
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 85
Dai Vernon Up and Down selections end up at predicted positions, anti-faro trick
Related to 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 38) 255
Dai Vernon Anti-Faro in the Hands
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 38) 255
Unknown Butt Shuffle brief, no details
1938 Greater Magic 17
Unknown "Butting" or Interweaving the Cards
1938 Greater Magic 220
Unknown Perfect Shuffle Stock using faro for alternating set-ups
1940 Expert Card Technique 149
Frederick Braue Braue Poker Deal see also following routines
Variations 1940 Expert Card Technique 149
Unknown The Perfect Faro Shuffle
1940 Expert Card Technique 143
Unknown The Eighteenth Card using 18-35-faro-principle with honest shuffle, risky
1940 Expert Card Technique 150
Fred Black The Shuffle faro tables
Related to 1940 Expert Card Technique 145
Fred Black The Endless Belts
Related to 1940 Expert Card Technique 147
Fred Black Chart of Seventeen
Related to 1940 Expert Card Technique 147
Charlie Miller Perfect Riffle Shuffle two methods
Related toVariations 1940 Expert Card Technique 65
Dai Vernon Up and Down selections end up at predicted positions, anti-faro trick
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 8
The Brain Guys, Charles T. Jordan Brain Guys & Jordan (Double Prediction) two cards remembered from twenty, in the hands antifaro, prediction of places
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 56) 229
Warren Wiersbe Stacking the Deck poker & dealing routine to secretly get into Si Stebbins
1946 Mental Cases With Cards 22
Edward G. Love The Weave Shuffle more or less faro shuffle
1946 Card Fantasies 45
Edward Marlo In-the-Hands Packet Weave small packets, fanned
1947 Marlo In Spades 11
Edward Marlo Ace Opener using incomplete faro condition, but with even riffle shuffle
1947 Marlo In Spades 30
Unknown Twenty-One Cards - A Double Prediction using in the hands antifaro
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 175
Bruce Elliott Math performer names selection of position, sort of early anti-faro
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 208) 832
Bill Simon Mind Reading spectator thinks of a number and remembers the card on it's position, after the performer fails to find it, the spectator finds his card at the number turned over
1952 Effective Card Magic 145
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Perpetual Separation faro oddity, stack, dealt into eight hands, relation of suit and odd/even stays intact
1957 The Cardiste (Issue 4) 15
Gerald Kosky Anyone for Bridge? stacking bridge with faro shuffles or milk build shuffles
Variations 1957 The Cardiste (Issue 2) 15
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Faro Fantasies spectators get remembered hands again, poker and bridge deal
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1957 The Cardiste (Issue 3) 14
Russell "Rusduck" Duck A Few Tips on the Perfect Riffle Shuffle
1957 The Cardiste (Issue 1) 16
Edward Marlo Reverse or Backward Faro outjogging every other card
1958 The Faro Shuffle 33
Edward Marlo The Reverse or Backward Faro
1958 Faro Notes 36
Edward Marlo Odd Faro how to cut the deck like in an odd-numbered deck when having an even number of cards
1958 Faro Notes 9
Edward Marlo The Faro Calculator getting into stack with faros, reverse-principle
1958 Faro Notes 10
Edward Marlo Full Deck - Five Faros returning 52 cards to their original order after only five faro shuffles
1958 Faro Notes 34
Edward Marlo Combining Riffle Shuffles & Faros for stacking cards, examples are ten hands and seven (!) hands
1958 The Faro Shuffle 31
Edward Marlo Placement Shuffle placing Aces thirteen cards apart, with stacking application
1958 Faro Notes 18
Edward Marlo The Wrong Hand player receives Aces, performer straight flush
1958 Faro Notes 38
Alex Elmsley Aces Up stacking with faro shuffle for any number from two to five
1958 The Cardiste (Issue 5) 15
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Winner's Weave in faros, positions after three shuffles, stacking
1958 The Cardiste (Issue 6) 16
Edward Marlo The Faro Shuffle
1958 The Faro Shuffle 1
Edward Marlo Faro Aids
  • The Rock and Reweave
  • Fan Spread and Weave
  • Resquaring the Packets (three methods)
  • Cutting at 26
1958 The Faro Shuffle 7
Edward Marlo Observations faro as a false shuffle and other comments
1958 The Faro Shuffle 34
Edward Marlo Faro Notes
1958 Faro Notes 1
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Faro Favorites on doing table and in the hand faros and John Scarne doing a one-handed faro
1958 The Cardiste (Issue 6) 12
Edward Marlo First Variation
1958 The Faro Shuffle 6
Edward Marlo The 4th Finger Table tip
1958 The Faro Shuffle 12
Edward Marlo In the Hands table faro done without table
1958 The Faro Shuffle 19
Edward Marlo On Discrepancies correcting slight mistakes
1958 The Faro Shuffle 35
Edward Marlo A False Shuffle Combination combining faros with partial faros
1958 Faro Notes 37
Edward Marlo The First Technique detailed description
1958 The Faro Shuffle 1
Edward Marlo Half and Half Shuffle basically the stay stack principle applied to two cards
1958 The Faro Shuffle 29
Edward Marlo "Half Plus One" bringing a key card next to a certain card with faro shuffle
1958 The Faro Shuffle 30
Edward Marlo A Correction commentary on ECT tables, see also new hardcover edition for further commentary
Inspired by 1958 Faro Notes 8
Edward Marlo The Chain Calculator how to calculate position of any card after faro shuffles, memorized deck
1958 Faro Notes 12
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Faro Favorites Elmsley's Restacking Pack
Related to 1958 The Cardiste (Issue 10) 14
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Perma-Stack based on Elmsley's Restacking Pack idea
Related to 1958 The Cardiste (Issue 10) 15
Alex Elmsley In and Out Definition
1958 The Faro Shuffle 1
Alex Elmsley In and Out Shuffle Definition
1958 Faro Notes 1
Edward Marlo Partial Faro Check to get several packets with the same number of cards
1958 The Faro Shuffle 22
Edward Marlo Throw-Off Faro - Top if only the top portion is important
Related to 1958 The Faro Shuffle 24
Edward Marlo Throw-Off Faro - Bottom if only the bottom portion is important
1958 The Faro Shuffle 25
Edward Marlo Above Crimp Faro
1958 The Faro Shuffle 26
Edward Marlo Off Center Faro
  • Another Application of the Off Center Shuffle
  • Left Over Faro
  • Using the Faro Riffle Faro (Table Faro) for Throw Off
  • Off Center and Above Crimp Faros
1958 The Faro Shuffle 26
Edward Marlo The Left Over Faro Shuffle partial faro as an ace multiple control
1958 Faro Notes 14
Edward Marlo Faro Riffle Shuffle
1958 The Faro Shuffle 13
Edward Marlo Variations in Technique on the Faro Riffle Shuffle five variations
1958 The Faro Shuffle 16
Edward Marlo The Butt Faro
1958 The Faro Shuffle 21
Edward Marlo Faro Plus Seconds - Stud riffle and overhand combination
1959 Riffle Shuffle Systems 108
Lin Searles Table Faro as Slow-Motion Riffle Shuffle presentational ploy for shuffling very slow
1959 Slow Motion Poker Deals 2
Edward Marlo Note 5. Out Of This World? reds and blacks faro shuffled, deck not completely squared, either red or black can be dealt, "Jog Deal"
1961 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961) 76
Unknown Faro Shuffle
1962 Close-up Card Magic 16
Edward Marlo Faro Divider dividing a deck/packet into four piles with an equal number of cards
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 1
Edward Marlo Off Center Faro Divider method of dividing deck in four packets of non-equal size of known number
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 2
Edward Marlo The Un-Weave Faro shuffle that retains groups on bottom or top without weaving them
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 2
Edward Marlo The Riffle Weave alternating top ten cards during riffle shuffle
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 3
Edward Marlo Faro Fan Constraint to apparently give a free choice to think of a card, but only half the cards are visible
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 23
Edward Marlo Secret Incomplete Faro Condition very fine unsquared condition
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 34
Alex Elmsley Faro Fan
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 53
Edward Marlo, Alex Elmsley Marlo's Faro Jogs handling possibilities for Alex Elmsley's Faro Fan idea
  • Five Methods
  • Side Jog to Angle Jog
  • Angle Jog to Side Jog
  • Table Faro Angle Jog
  • Up Jogging the Reversed Card (two methods)
Inspired byRelated to 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 54
Edward Marlo Tabled Faro Fan Set-Up using table faro or only even riffle shuffle to get into Faro Fan configuration
Related to 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 59
Edward Marlo Faro Ribbon Spread Hide-Out
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 59
Edward Marlo Card Stack Demo kings openly stacked, tens and aces end up also, faro and overhand stacking, for correction see Facsimile reference
Related to 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 37
Edward Marlo Faro Straddle Shuffle definition of in and out for an odd deck
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 3
Edward Marlo The Clocked Faro tips to speed up consecutive faros
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 4
Edward Marlo The Incomplete Faro definition and basic peek procedure
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 5
Edward Marlo On the Re-Stacking Pack two spectators decide for numbers and remember the cards at their number four times with faros in between, each has a four of a kind
Inspired by 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 18
Unknown 18-35 Principle
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 19
Roy Walton Draw Poker Plus 25-card deck can be dealt in as many piles as often as spectators want, yet performer receives royal flush
Related to
  • correction on p. 86
Variations
Feb. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 4) 79
Peter Kane Single Shot card shoots out of incomplete faro deck, card gun
Related toVariations 1967 A Card Session with Peter Kane 12
Karl Fulves Faro-Shuffling Machines examining the problem of finding an algorithm to find a faro combination to shuffle from position x to position y, discussed with a 6-card deck
1967 Epilogue (Issue 1) 7
Roy Walton A Faro Tree examining the problem of finding an algorithm to find a faro combination to shuffle from position x to position y
Also published here 1967 Epilogue (Issue 1) 8
Sam Randlett Finnell's Spell as a set-up for Gene Finnell's "Spelling the Aces"
Related to 1968 Epilogue (Issue 2) 16
Bruce Cervon, Earl Keyser Faro Count determining the number of cards in an incomplete dec
1968 Epilogue (Issue 4) 31
Tom Batchelor The Vee-Drop Flourish incomplete Faro flourish
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 81
Tom Batchelor The Double Backed Fan all backs faro fan
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 82
Father Cyprian Faro Flush after shuffling, performer gets Royal Flush
1968 Epilogue (Issue 2) 9
Tom Batchelor The Batchelor Side Faro Shuffle to simulate an amateur card shuffle
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 79
Karl Fulves Q & A a deck is given a known sequence of faro shuffles (e.g. IOIIOOOIOIIOOIO), problem: how to recycle to get original order with faro shuffling
1968 Epilogue (Issue 2) 15
Unknown Faro Slough Off
1968 Faro Fantasy 47
Karl Fulves Reverse Triple Faro
1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue The Triple Faro) 45
Paul Swinford One Suit Mentalism Ace to King and joker, thought of card is divined
1969 The Cardiste (Issue 13) 20
Unknown The Reverse Faro
1969 The Devil's Playthings 34
Karl Fulves The Triple Faro - Shuffle Definitions theoretical, since no technique is given
Related to 1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue The Triple Faro) 45
Karl Fulves Definition of Terms for faro transforms, Example 1-6
1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Faro Techniques) 5
Edward Marlo IF Glimpse after incomplete faro peek
Related to 1969 Hierophant (Issue 2) 38
Edward Marlo FI Glimpse after incomplete faro peek
1969 Hierophant (Issue 2) 40
Edward Marlo Spring Glimpse after incomplete faro peek
Related to 1969 Hierophant (Issue 2) 40
Edward Marlo Marlo's Double Count using partial secret incomplete faro condition to quickly place cards at wanted positions, two methods (faro and table faro)
Related to 1969 Hierophant (Issue 2) 69
Edward Marlo Marlo Re-Stacking Pack two spectators decide for numbers and remember the cards at their number four times with faros in between, each has a four of a kind
Inspired by 1969 Expert Card Mysteries 175
Karl Fulves Faro Transforms discussing properties of the faro to exchange two cards within the deck and to recycle the order
1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Faro Techniques) 2
Karl Fulves Faro Rings notation to illustrate behavior of cards during faro shuffles, see also Addenda on page 60
1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Faro Techniques) 2
Karl Fulves Position Determination following a card's position during in and out faros
1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Faro Techniques) 3
Karl Fulves The Triple Faro Ring
1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Faro Techniques) 4
Karl Fulves General Transform Characteristics discussing how the order is affected through faro shuffling in a 2n deck
1. Reversibility
2. The Recycling Corollary
3. Commutative Property
4. Additive Property
5. Position Equivalency
6. Substitutions
7. Non-Symmetric Transforms
1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Faro Techniques) 7
Karl Fulves The Fourth-Order Deck discussing transpositions of two cards within the deck
1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Faro Techniques) 12
Karl Fulves Three Way Transposition note
1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Faro Techniques) 15
Karl Fulves Fractional Transforms note
1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Faro Techniques) 15
Karl Fulves The Recycling Problem "The general solution is somewhat more involved and will not be discussed here.", see references for more on that
Related to 1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Faro Techniques) 16
Karl Fulves The 3n Deck properties related to the Triple Faro
1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue The Triple Faro) 46
Karl Fulves Recycling The 3n Deck with the Triple Faro
1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue The Triple Faro) 47
Karl Fulves Inverse Shuffles properties of the Triple Faro
1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue The Triple Faro) 47
Roy Walton Flip Flop simplified version with reverse faros
Inspired by 1970 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Second Supplement) 64
Robert E. Neale Infernal Machine "programmed" card packet, exactly wrong in coming up with desired card
Also published here 1970 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Second Supplement) 72
Robert E. Neale Infernal Machine eight cards with different men and women, dating presentation, anti-faros to produce requested cards, binary, see bottom of p. 341 for credit information, p. 420 for envelope suggestion by Cushing Strout
VariationsAlso published here June 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 8) 339
Karl Fulves Oracle packet cut off and reduced to one card via reverse faros, this card predicted
Related toVariationsAlso published here Nov. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 1) 374
Robert E. Neale More Lies thought card revealed with eight-card-packet as computer
Related toVariations Winter 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio) 384
Karl Fulves The Partial Faro selection procedure with faros that places a key card next to selection
1970 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue First Supplement) 53
Karl Fulves Unit Control two five-card packets with different backs are put together, three faros, one card from top five cards is now in bottom section and vice versa
1970 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue First Supplement) 58
Edward Marlo Any Card Called Faro Control any named card controlled in shuffled deck, see page 155 for additional observations
1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 151
Dr. James Nuzzo The Dr. Nuzzo Peek fine secret incomplete faro condition to facilitate counting, for credit information see reference
Related toVariations 1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 72
Edward Marlo An Important Tip using secret incomplete faro condition to facilitate side steal
1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 76
Edward Marlo Marlo's Double Count second procedure "Marlo's Double Count"
Inspired by 1970 Hierophant (Issue 3) 164
Karl Fulves Adjacencies problem of bringing two cards at random position together with faro shuffles
1970 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue First Supplement) 53
Karl Fulves Another Oracle spectator cuts off some cards, anti-faro procedure until one card remains, it's odd backed
Inspired byRelated to 1971 The Book of Numbers 10
George Blake Oracle Jr. "Oracle" as location instead of prediction, packet cut off and reduced to one card via reverse faros
Inspired by Mar. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5) 412
Roy Walton, Bob Veeser Oracull sixteen-card packet, mate found, see p. 424 for correction
Inspired by Apr. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 6) 415
Lin Searles Moracle packet cut off and reduced to one card via reverse faros, this card predicted and four Aces on top of discard piles, see also p. 486 for comment by Charles Hudson
Inspired byRelated toVariations July 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 9) 430
Paul Swinford Royal Flush Mini-Stack fifteen-card packet shuffled via reverse-faros and cutting, then Royal Flush dealt
Related to 1971 Lecture Notes 3
Edward Marlo Marlo's Peek Deck face-up/face-down faroed deck with secret incomplete faro condition
1971 More Faro Fantasy 46
Edward Marlo Incomplete Faro Transposition card peeked in upper half is secretly transferred to lower half, three methods
Related to 1971 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 3) 20
Karl Fulves Klondike Notes substituting faro for Klondike shuffle and the other way around, e.g. in references
Related to 1971 The Book of Numbers — Supplementary Notes 5
Karl Fulves Introduction
1971 More Faro Fantasy 4
Unknown Small Packet Faro one-handed fans
1971 More Faro Fantasy 53
Edward Marlo Si Stebbins Sorcery Incomplete Faro Selection, then selection named or four-of-a-kind found, four effects
Variations 1971 Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 292
Edward Marlo Incomplete Faro Fingertip Tenkai Steal card peeked in upper half is stolen
1971 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 3) 20
Peter Kane About Face Faro half deck is pushed through other half (incomplete faro) and turns over
Variations 1971 Another Card Session with Peter Kane 13
Peter Kane The Lazy Gambler flourish deal vom incomplete faro position, performer gets aces
1971 Another Card Session with Peter Kane 17
Joseph K. Schmidt One-Hand Table Faro good luck
Related to 1971 Epilogue (Issue 12) 94
Edward Marlo For the Color Blind card with binary marks chosen from one deck is shuffled to top via faros in stacked second deck, badly explained
1972 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 6) 49
Eddie Fechter Small Number Faro Stack faro slough-off handling
Also published here 1972 Card Cavalcade 39
Edward Marlo Faro Riffle Shuffle detailed
Also published here 1972 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 10) 75
Jon Racherbaumer Editor's Prologue general comments on the Table Faro
1972 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 10) 75
Edward Marlo Double Faro cards in pairs, see bottom
1973 Marlo's Objectives 22
Gene Finnell Klondike Shuffle discussion and properties
1. Mechanics
2. Card location after one shuffle
3. Recycling the deck
4. Klondyke properties (simulating a faro shuffle, locating center card, Penelope's principle)
5. Klondike plus Free Cut
6. The Stacked Deck
Related to 1973 Gene Finnell's Card Magic 1
Karl Fulves Sneak Sandwich Incomplete Faro peeked card is sandwiched
1973 Packet Switches (Part Two) 102
Gene Finnell Location incomplete faro control, Klondike shuffle, a face-up card ends up at same position as selection in other half
1973 Gene Finnell's Card Magic 18
Alex Elmsley, Edward Marlo Faro Fan
  • 1st Discard - In the Hands
  • 2nd Discard - On the Table
  • 1st Technique - in the Hands
  • 2nd Technique
1974 The Ten Hand Poker Stack 117
Edward Marlo Stacking a lot of Information distributed throughout the book
1974 The Ten Hand Poker Stack 1
Fred Robinson The Perfect Faro Shuffle
Also published here 1974 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 1) 8
Unknown Small Packet Fan Weave Shuffle
Autumn 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 10th Folio (Part One)) 799
Edward Marlo Special to the Expert center dealing from different positions, stepped/jogged cards, secret incomplete faro condition
Related toVariations 1974 The Unexpected Card Book 239
Unknown Reverse Faro
1975 Some Late Extra Card Tricks 19
Larry Jennings Side Rise card is shaken out of incomplete faro deck
Related toVariations 1975 Epilogue (Issue 23) 214
Roger Smith Faro Shuffling With a Short Card
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 13
Martin A. Nash The Three to Seven Hand Poker Stack faro & second dealing, see p. 444 for additional crediting
1975 Ever So Sleightly 96
Roger Smith The Faro Sorcery trilogy #1 with list of faro related publications
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 1
Karl Fulves Pharo Here incomplete faro position, stopped at card controlled
  • The Placement
  • The Revelation
1975 Methods with Cards — Part 2 102
Karl Fulves Riffle Shuffle Control selection made in incomplete riffle shuffle condition, controlled to twenty-six or known position
Related to 1975 Methods with Cards - Part 3 217
Roger Smith The I-F Lapping Move selection lapped by pushing joker in from other side
Inspired by 1975 Bonus Extra — Revised 4
Peter Kane, Ken Krenzel, Francis Carlyle The Gun card shoots out of incomplete faro deck, card gun, presentation and patter
Inspired by 1975 The Magic of Francis Carlyle 5
Roger Smith The Card That Went Poof and Was Gone card peeked in IF condition, later selection has vanished
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 2
Roger Smith The IF Cover Up Control #1 key card placed in break in originally lower half of IF peek, faro brings it next to selection
Inspired byRelated to 1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 2
Roger Smith The IF Cover Up Control #2 key card placed in break in originally lower half of IF peek, faro brings it next to selection
  • Handling A
  • Handling B
  • Handling B - A Variation (two selections)
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 3
Roger Smith IF Cover Up Control #3 same with corner short key
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 5
Roger Smith The IF Cover Up Control #4 with a block instead of single key card, using a block version of cover up cut
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 5
Roger Smith The IF Drop Control key card placed one faro away from selection with running cut procedure after IF peek
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 7
Roger Smith The Card That Didn't Go Poof - But Oddly So freely chosen card in IF condition turns out to be only odd-backed card, then odd-backed card changes to another selection, featuring unsticking a sticky card with a faro shuffle
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 8
Roger Smith Offset Faro Controls and Techniques IF controls in which the halves are not equal but there is a block left on top of lower half
  • Offset Faro Control #1
  • Offset Faro Control #2
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 9
Roger Smith The Card That Went Poof - Again card peeked in IF condition, later selection is shown to have vanished and then it reappears
Variations 1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 11
Roger Smith The Simple IF Double Control two cards peeked, faroed section pulled from center
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 12
Roger Smith The Short Card Faro Force peek force in IF condition, faking IF control
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 13
Roger Smith Paper Clip Surprise card peeked in IF condition, paper clip appears clipped to selection
Inspired by
  • "Fast Clip" (Roger Smith, Linking Ring, May 1975, Vol. 55 No. 3)
Variations
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 14
Roger Smith Open Paper Clip Surprise card openly paper clipped, card chosen in IF condition turns out to be clipped card
Inspired by 1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 14
Roger Smith Improved Fabulous Faro Finders card peeked at in IF condition, chosen card sticks out a bit after stripping the top half out
Inspired by
  • "Fabulous Faro Finders" (Roger Smith, Necromancer, Vol. 2 No. 2)
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 15
Roger Smith The Faro Drop Out and Notes card peeked at in IF condition, faroed deck held horizontally, selection pivots out towards bottom
Inspired by
  • "The Faro Flip Out" (Roger Smith, Necromancer, Vol. 2 No. 3)
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 15
Edward Marlo 1835 Prediction card at chosen number is predicted, using 18-35 faro principle, three methods (duplicate card, equivoque, ..)
1975 Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue) 55
Martin A. Nash The Table Faro Revisited see p. 443 for additional crediting
1975 Ever So Sleightly 41
Harvey Rosenthal Yet Another Technicolor Oddity five reds and five black cards
Inspired byRelated to 1976 Close-Up Sampler — Part 1 15
Charles T. Jordan, Unknown Whispering Joker No. 6, Joker inserted in twenty-card packet, card on both sides remembered, placed in two pockets, selections removed by performer
1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 10
Edward Marlo Making a Straddle Faro In or Out tabled
1976 Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 197
Edward Marlo The Secret Incomplete Faro very fine unsquared condition
1976 Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 295
Edward Marlo Secret Incomplete Faro Condition "Marlo's Peek Deck"
1976 Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 297
Jerry Andrus Bottom to Top Transfer by correcting a faro shuffle
1976 Andrus Card Control 25
Edward Marlo Marlo's Faro Variation Pokerhand called for, but using faro
Inspired by 1976 The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 24
Charles Hudson On Faro Felon notes on the faro shuffle
Related to 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 6) 217
Jerry Andrus Faro Shuffle
1976 Andrus Card Control 58
Karl Fulves Oracle spectator cuts of packet, reverse faro down to one, remaining card predicted
Also published here 1977 The Magic Book 130
Murray Bonfeld Placement For Thirds faro shuffle that distributes a group three cards apart, e.g. the spades then lie SxxSxxSxx..., not a perfect tripe faro
Related to 1977 Faro Concepts 31
Roger Smith The Smith No-Skill Spectator Helps Faro Shuffle spectator and performer have half the deck each and deal one by one into pile
1977 Innovative Magic No. 2 21
Alex Elmsley In and Out Terminology
1977 Faro Concepts 2
Edward Marlo Marlo's Variation on an Idea variation on Marlo's Peek Deck (Secret IF)
Inspired by 1977 Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 299
Ken Krenzel Impromptu R. S. Peek Deck secret incomplete faro condition
1977 Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 299
Murray Bonfeld Novel Faro Relationships introducing mathematical language and some properties
  • Basic Terminology and Operations
  • For A 52 Card Deck Only
  • For A 51 Card Deck Only
1977 Faro Concepts 2
Murray Bonfeld Faro Functions further notations and properties
1977 Faro Concepts 8
Murray Bonfeld Even Number Of Cards relationships for decks with 2n cards
1977 Faro Concepts 8
Murray Bonfeld Faro Shuffle Recycling Table required number of in and out shuffles listed for a deck with two to 52 cards
1977 Faro Concepts 10
Murray Bonfeld Up And Down Faro System turning one half over before faro shuffling them together and how it affects the recycling properties
1977 Faro Concepts 11
Murray Bonfeld Unit Shuffles
Related to 1977 Faro Concepts 11
Murray Bonfeld Multiples Of Four relationships for decks with 4n cards
1977 Faro Concepts 12
Murray Bonfeld Odd Numbers Of Cards relationships for decks with 2n-1 cards
1977 Faro Concepts 13
Murray Bonfeld Unit Restorations
Related to 1977 Faro Concepts 16
Murray Bonfeld The 32-Card Deck: An Analysis twenty properties and relationships for a deck with 32 cards, some things also hold for a deck with 2n cards
1977 Faro Concepts 18
Murray Bonfeld The Principle of Internal Shuffling following groups and belts within a 52-card deck and how they behave under variations of in- and out-shuffles
  • Controlling 16 Cards Among 52
  • Controlling 10 Cards Among 52
  • Controlling 8 Cards Among 52
  • Inshuffle Groups
  • Odd Deck Technique
Related to 1977 Faro Concepts 27
Murray Bonfeld Any Card, Any Number - The First System shuffling card from position x to the top in odd deck, modified in-faro for even deck that ignored bottom card, reverse method for Alex Elmsley's Binary Translocation No. 1
Inspired byRelated to 1977 Faro Concepts 41
Murray Bonfeld Any Card, Any Number - The Second System bringing a card from position x to y with faro shuffling, odd deck, with even deck modified in-faro is required that ignores top card, generalization of Alex Elmsley's Binary Translocations
Related to 1977 Faro Concepts 42
Murray Bonfeld, Alex Elmsley Principles and Routines applications
Inspired by 1977 Faro Concepts 48
Murray Bonfeld More Theorems relationships when faros are combined with cuts in even deck
  • Cuts And Faros Combined
  • Shuffle Theorems
1977 Faro Concepts 52
Gerald Kosky Computer Discovery card remains after multiple anti-faros
Related to 1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 12) 612
Edward Marlo Marlo's Peek Deck
1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 128
Erhard Liebenow The Card In the Center Liebenow's card peeling
Related to 1978 Liebenow On Cards 7
Christian Scherer Hier ist meine Karte faro principle 18/35, card spelled to
1978 Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 76
Christian Scherer Die Glückszahl faro under the table, card at total of two added cards
1978 Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 79
Erhard Liebenow Your Favorite Value, Please! spectator names a value, performer cuts to the Aces, then the Aces transform into his selected value
1978 Liebenow On Cards 10
Unknown Der Faro Shuffle
1978 Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 1
Steve Beam The One Handed Pharoah one handed faro shuffle and cascade (Jerry Andrus)
Inspired by
  • Cascade in Jerry Andrus's "Kurious Kards"
Also published here
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 18
Edward Marlo Optional Center Card Transfer peek from incomplete faro position, selection transferred in lower half
  • Option 1 (controlling card without break)
  • Option 2 (controlling card with break)
  • Option 3 (corner crimp)
  • Option 4 (crimping different corner)
  • Option 5 (angle jogging card)
Related to 1978 Arch Triumphs 14
Edward Marlo, Jon Racherbaumer IF Glimpse after incomplete faro peek
Related to 1978 Arch Triumphs 15
Edward Marlo The Center Card Transfer into the Left Palm after incomplete faro peek
1978 Arch Triumphs 19
Edward Marlo I-F Triumph triumph after peek in incomplete faro condition
1978 Arch Triumphs 21
Erhard Liebenow Spring Spread Aces four aces are found all at once by springing the cards on the table
1978 Liebenow On Cards 2
Unknown Partial Table Faro brief
1978 The Book of John 2
Edward Marlo Down-Jog Displacement oil and water context, secret antifaro for very small packet
Related to 1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 130
Karl Fulves Counting And Dealing on the order of anti-faros, generalized to dealing m cards in n heaps
1979 Faro Possibilities 4
Karl Fulves The Null Anti-Faro Restacking pack concept
1979 Faro Possibilities 4
Karl Fulves Reverse Faro dealing or upjogging, mentioned briefly
1979 Faro Possibilities 5
Philip T. Goldstein Immoracle packet cut-off, anti-faro procedure to arrive at Royal Flush, overhand shuffle set-up sequence
Inspired byRelated to 1979 The Chronicles (Issue 18) 1240
Roy Walton, Karl Fulves, Lin Searles Justin Time single card location with reverse-faro procedure
1979 That Certain Something... 7
Unknown Antifaro in the hands injog / outjog
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 100
Larry Becker The Impossible Dream one thought of card is found, sixteen cards
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 106
Alex Elmsley Faro Fan
Apr. 1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 4) 182
Harry Lorayne The Non-Faro Faro faro substitute
1979 Quantum Leaps 79
Karl Fulves Bibliography
1979 Faro Possibilities 36
Karl Fulves The Theoretical Faro definition of IO and OI as an entity and properties of IO- and OI-sequences
  • The Conjugate Pair Faro
  • The Inverted Conjugate Pair Faro
Related to 1979 Faro Possibilities 6
Harry Lorayne Rip Away incomplete faro condition is ripped apard, selection is sticking out one half
1979 Quantum Leaps 129
Karl Fulves The St. Regis Sleight Variation card selected from tabled incomplete faro, color forced
1979 Riffle Shuffle Control 1
Karl Fulves Riffle Shuffle Control selection made in incomplete riffle shuffle condition, controlled to twenty-six or known position, preserves divided deck
1979 Riffle Shuffle Control 11
Edward Marlo The 49 Control five cards
1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 363
Karl Fulves The Null Faro an idea similar to Alex Elmsley's Restacking concept
Related to 1979 Faro Possibilities 8
Karl Fulves Utter Chaos some properties for decks with and odd number of cards
1979 Faro Possibilities 8
Karl Fulves, Steve Shimm Faro Shuffle Machines examining the problem of finding an algorithm to find a faro combination to shuffle from position x to position y, discussed with a 6-card deck
Related to 1979 Faro Possibilities 9
Roy Walton A Faro Tree examining the problem of finding an algorithm to find a faro combination to shuffle from position x to position y
Also published here 1979 Faro Possibilities 13
Karl Fulves The Tracking Faro stay stack type principle with two separate odd decks
1979 Faro Possibilities 17
Karl Fulves Solution to a Problem how to return to original order if a known sequence of in and out faros was performed
1979 Faro Possibilities 19
Karl Fulves The General Recycling Problem how to return to original order if an unknown sequence of in and out faros was performed
Related to 1979 Faro Possibilities 20
Karl Fulves The Missing Link relation of Milk Build Shuffle to faro
1979 Faro Possibilities 25
Karl Fulves (2) Primitive Cycles maintaining sequences that are repeated
Related to 1979 Faro Possibilities 27
Karl Fulves (3) The Half Faro faro applied to long-short deck, double faro
1979 Faro Possibilities 27
Karl Fulves (4) Faro/Stebbins bringing a thirteen-cards deck into Si Stebbins order with faros
1979 Faro Possibilities 28
Karl Fulves Interrogating the Deck bringing a card to top with faro shuffles
Related to 1979 Faro Possibilities 29
Murray Bonfeld Morray Bonfeld's Faro Program program for programmable calculator to find how many faros are required for recycling the order
Related to 1979 Interlocutor (Issue 29) 112
Harry Lorayne Left-Over Faro Glimpse glimpsing card over faroed block
1979 Quantum Leaps 206
Gene Finnell Klondike as Faro Substitute
Related to 1980 Curioser 13
Karl Fulves A Gray Code Problem turning blocks over followed by faro shuffles, four-card-groups examined regarding uniqueness of face-up/down distribution
1980 Curioser 52
Unknown Unusual Piece of Business side faro shuffle to maintain selection on top
Variations 1980 Exclusive Card Miracles 21
Paul Harris Tuning Fork flourish revelation in incomplete faro condition
  • The Shuffle
  • The Peek
  • Assembling the Tuning Fork
  • The Control Panel
  • The Rise
1980 Close-up Fantasies - Book I 101
Howard A. Adams Alternating Push Over Deal anti-faro deal in other hand, reversing order of one half
1981 OICUFESP (Issue 8 - 21 Cidentaquin Variations) 7
Unknown Faro Fan
1981 Cardworks 67
Karl Fulves 4-Ever spectator cuts, remembers card and replaces, faro
Related to 1981 Fourcast 16
Unknown Small Packet Faro Shuffle
Nov. 1981 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 11) 555
Karl Fulves Fake Shuffles fake faro shuffle and fake false shuffle with gaffed red/blue decks
1981 Octet 38
Persi Diaconis Anti-Faro Generalization up-down-jog procedure with two, three, four cards at a time as mixing procedure
1982 Best of Friends 134
Harry Lorayne, Robert E. Neale Voice Print eight cards, programming, binary
Related toVariations 1982 Best of Friends 256
Harvey Rosenthal Another Technicolor Oddity with five red and five black cards
Inspired byRelated to 1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 20) 387
Derek Dingle Side-Cut Faro Stack stacking method
Variations 1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 134
Edward Marlo Casual Faro Divider creating four packets of equal size
1982 Card Finesse 155
Unknown Small Packet Fan Faro
1982 Best of Friends 260
Karl Fulves Slide Out card is slid out, no break method
Inspired by 1982 Wireless II 20
Karl Fulves Lock Up cards in incomplete faro condition are sprung, springing stops at selected card
1982 T.V. Card Rise 15
Mack Picknick The Gambler and His Accomplice gambling demo, spectators see cards put down in front of accomplice, eventually they are found in hand of performer
1982 Fork Full of Appetizers 36
Jeff Busby History of the Faro Shuffle
1982 Epoptica (Issue 1) 41
Jon Racherbaumer Faro Finesse historical comments
1982 Card Finesse 146
Derek Dingle Side-Cut Faro
Related to 1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 134
Derek Dingle Faro Shuffle Technique
1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 168
J. Gordon O'Genski "Wind Tunnel" card flys out of the deck in IF Condition
Variations May 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 5) 627
Ken Krenzel Get-Ready For "Wind Tunnel" using Incomplete Faro Peek
Inspired by May 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 5) 628
Tom Gagnon Electrostatic Recall card pivots outwards from incomplete faro condition, pin as gimmick, with "Notes by Karl Fulves"
Also published here 1982 T.V. Card Rise 26
Karl Fulves Out Pivot incomplete faro condition, cards pushed together and selection pivots out
Related to 1982 T.V. Card Rise 34
Roger Curzon Wipe Out the Aces incomplete faro, deck is brushed on close-up pad, aces appear face-up
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 11) 197
Unknown Faro Slough-Off
1982 Best of Friends 506
Edward Marlo Marlo's Controlled Faro-Riffle Shuffle
1982 Card Finesse 149
Edward Marlo Controlling Ins and Outs
1982 Card Finesse 152
Stewart James Reverse Forward Faro handling of the reverse faro
1983 Arcane (Issue 10) 122
Harry Lorayne Non-Faro Faro
June 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 6) 782
Chung Ling Soo No-Gaff Svengali Deck outjogging every other card a bit, then riffling through the deck and show them all red or black, see also p. 11
Also published here
  • Goldston's Magazine of Magic, July 1915
1983 A History of the Brainwave Principle 14
Andrew Shivas No-Gaff Svengali showing all red or all black, incomplete faro
Related toAlso published here
  • Tricks of the Masters (Goldston, 1942)
1983 Worknotes On Brainwave 113
Frank Simon Topsy Turvy Faro card peeked in incomplete faro condition, one half pushed through the other in this condition, it comes out reversed with only the selection face down
1983 Versatile Card Magic 84