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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Dai Vernon Cutting The Aces
Related toVariations 1946 Stars of Magic (Vol. 2 No. 2) 27
Edward Marlo, Bob Hummer Cardician's Dream counting procedure with value of thought of card, etc, see page 196 for credits
Related toVariations 1953 The Cardician 130
Al Thatcher The Real Gone Cigarette for magicians
1962 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 370) 307
Al Thatcher The Impromptu Square Circle for magicians, gag
1962 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 370) 307
Al Thatcher Numismatrick! coins on table are turned over one is covered and heads/tails is divined
VariationsAlso published here 1962 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 373) 319
E. Leslie May Revelation cards on table are turned over, one is covered and card is divined
Inspired by 1965 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 399) 423
Karl Fulves The Compleat Gamester proposition bets
  • Birthday Bet (see p. 292 for Mel Stover comment)
  • Red And Black (Martin Gardner)
  • License Plate Poker
  • Ace-Deuce-Jack Variations
  • Black And White
  • Coin Swindles
  • 3-Card Poker
  • Odds On Favorite (Omega Bet, card pushed in reversed and pairs dealt off)
Related toVariationsAlso published here July 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 9) 272
Karl Fulves Automatic Poker No. 15, spectator selects five cards from ten-card packet, hand predicted, performer is left with winning hand
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 26
Michael F. Zens, Karl Fulves Any Hand Called For No. 72, double-deal stacking
Related to 1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 106
Karl Fulves The Omega Bet No. 73, card pushed face-up in center and deck dealt in pairs, pair with face-up card matches or not, multiple phases
Related toVariations 1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 107
Al Thatcher Numismatrick coins on table are turned over one is covered and heads/tails is divined
Related toAlso published here Nov. 1984 Intermagic (Vol. 11 No. 2) 85
Rudolf Braunmüller Ein Nachtrag zu "Numismatrick" comment about using German coins for the effect
Related to Oct. 1985 Intermagic (Vol. 12 No. 1) 18
Dai Vernon A Straight Deal pseudo fifth,... deal
Variations 1989 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 108
Bob King Zen Poker Plus Zens stack
Inspired by 1993 The Breather 2 17
Al Thatcher Super-Duper Poker Deal Zens stack
Variations 1993 Card File 67
Al Thatcher Al's Masterpiece spectator shuffles packet, puts some in pocket, remembers bottom cards of rest and puts it back on the deck, located with some dealing, breather crimp
Also published here
  • Precursor #37
1993 Card File 168
Al Thatcher Breather Crimp Application for last Ace in Cutting the Aces
Related to 1993 Card File 174
Nick Trost, Al Thatcher The Omega Bet - Updated Multiple prediction of whether selected cards matched color, last phase uses Gilbreath
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 96
Nick Trost, Al Thatcher, Tom Hubbard Automatic Poker - A Different Handling Uses packet of eleven cards masquerading as ten
Inspired by 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 106
Bill Simon Simon Prophecy Force Al Thatcher's version
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 142
Nick Trost, Al Thatcher Flim-Flam Blank cards print, to three Tens, then change to three Aces to match previously tabled Ace
Inspired by 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 213
Nick Trost, Al Thatcher Crooked Dealing Pseudo gambling demo for seconds, bottoms and centers
Inspired by 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 228
Nick Trost, Al Thatcher, Michael F. Zens Zens-Gilbreath Poker Deal Any poker hand called for
Inspired byRelated to 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 232
Nick Trost, Al Thatcher Symbol Discernment Detect ESP symbols by sense of touch
Inspired by
  • "Suit Discernment" (Paul J. Flory, The Linking Ring, Jan 1979)
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 290
Jerry Mentzer, Al Thatcher Cardician's Dream (Improved)
Inspired by 2000 Card File Two 41
Steve Beam The Omega Particle multi-phase betting game
Related toVariations 2002 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 186
Steve Beam The Ark Maneuver card is reversed in center and cards dealt in pairs from top to bottom, cards after reversed card can be divined
Inspired byRelated to 2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 233
Al Thatcher Al Thatcher's Version
Inspired by 2008 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1 216
Bill Simon, Al Thatcher Simon Prophecy Move
2008 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1 285
Nick Trost Al Thatcher's "Quadruple Match-Up" spectator counts to total of cut-off packet to find mate of prediction card, other two cards of same value found as well
Inspired by
  • "Quadruple Match-Up" (Al Thatcher, Precursor #VIII, June 1985)
2009 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 2 305
Nick Trost Razzle-Dazzle five back changes
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here
  • marketed in 1981
2009 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 2 521
Al Thatcher Al Thatcher's Presentation of "Razzle-Dazzle"
Inspired by 2009 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 2 526
Nick Trost Ace in the Hole poker hand changes, half face/back cards
Related to
  • "Jack Pot" (marketed by Harry Stanley in 1955)
VariationsAlso published here
  • marketed 1974
2009 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 2 535
Al Thatcher Al Thatcher's Routine poker hand changes
Inspired by 2009 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 2 539
Steve Beam The Charm Aces are inserted into a pile, they form Blackjack with card next to it, repeated and humorous last phase
Inspired byRelated to 2020 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 12 62