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Charles T. Jordan The Impromptu Arranged Pack No. 9, from New Pack Order to Si Stebbins, dealing
Related to Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks 20
Verne Chesbro, James G. Thompson Jr. Copy Cat! one Si Stebbins, the other brainwave/invisible deck
Related to The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 117) 691
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
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 5) 17
Francis Carlyle Homing Card
Related toVariations Stars of Magic (Vol. 4 No. 2) 61
Bill Simon Again! in spectator and performer's pocket, signed, duplicate
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 169) 676
George Schindler Sealed Penetration deck is sealed and put in spectator's pocket, performer fishes card out very fast
Related to The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 237) 949
Bob Hummer Hummers Mathematical 3 Card Monte mathematical three card monte
VariationsAlso published here Mathematical 3 Card Monte 1
Lu Brent A Prediction Supreme Face-up card placed in face-down spread, used to count/spell to random card, which is predicted. Essentially The Trick That Cannot Be Explained
Related toVariationsAlso published here Fifteen Star Card Effects 9
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Faro Fantasies spectators get remembered hands again, poker and bridge deal
Inspired byRelated toVariations The Cardiste (Issue 3) 14
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Si Stebbins Stack
Related to The Cardiste (Issue 3) 15
Edward Marlo The Opening Gambit stacking a hand while dealing through the deck
Related to Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 136
Al Leech Routine Royal
Related toVariations Cardmanship 18
Frank Garcia The Apex Ace Aces vanish on pack, Ace of Spades comes to top three times, aces reappear face up
Related toVariations Close-up Card Magic 88
Dai Vernon Vernon's Aces Aces separated in four piles, brought together to top via faro
Variations Close-up Card Magic 162
Jack Miller, Al Koran Lazy Man's Card Trick
Related toVariationsAlso published here Close-up Card Magic 199
Edward Marlo Four Ace Location (Stacked Deck Retained) four Aces shuffled into deck and cut on top of four piles, order retained
Related toVariations The Patented Shuffle (Issue 4 Transfers)
Edward Marlo Block Stacking
Related to The Patented Shuffle (Issue 4 Transfers) 34
Edward Marlo Power Poker #1 stacking aces, everybody gets a good hand as well
Related toVariations The Patented Shuffle (Issue 6 Effects) 12
Al Koran The Gold Medallion prediction of number on medallion
Related toVariations Al Koran's Professional Presentations 11
Edward Marlo, Russell "Rusduck" Duck Marlo on Stebbins/Stay-Stack shuffling new deck into Si Stebbins, faros
Related to Hierophant (Issue 2) 61
Rick Johnsson The "Too Perfect" Theory
Related to Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 247
Roy Walton Travellers in Time red and black cards are separated, each half mixed face-up into face-down and top card placed into center, time machine plot, cards again on top, all cards face-down and mixed
VariationsAlso published here Cardboard Charades 22
Karl Fulves Alternates exactly every other card turns over, posed as a problem
Related to Riffle Shuffle Technique — Preliminary Notes on Part One 20
Karl Fulves Reverse Triumph
Related to Riffle Shuffle Technique — Preliminary Notes on Part Two 48
Harry Lorayne A Poker, or Four-Card, Switch
Related to Rim Shots 115
Frank Thompson Any Ace Spell spelling to any ace called for
Related to Rim Shots 122
Edward G. Brown The Poker Hand ten cards are chosen and two poker hands formed, without looking at the cards, the spectator selects a hand, performer's hand is a royal flush
Related toVariations The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 36
Darwin Ortiz, Frank Thompson Any Ace Spell Variation climax
Inspired by Afterthoughts 74
Darwin Ortiz Combination Aces free cut principle, faros
Inspired byVariations Afterthoughts 77
Darwin Ortiz Pinky Count Divider handling for forming packets of twelve cards each
Afterthoughts 77
Peter Kane Divination, Discovery, Departure cards from one deck are found in another and change into original selections
Related toVariations A Further Card Session with Peter Kane 22
Larry Jennings All Alike Sequence
Variations Epilogue (Issue Special No 3 (Part 2)) 277
Sam Schwartz Bottom Deal Load underneath envelope (or wallet)
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 9) 986
Darwin Ortiz, Marvin Johnson Magician's Sleeper Aces Hitchcock Aces
Variations Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 6) 80
Eddie Fields Dropsy Diddle Spectator locates selection by dropping coin on card in a spread, involves a gag with the card printed on the coin and a final card transformation
Related to The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 65
Patrick Page The Page Boy Speaks... on Fred Kaps, Ron McMillan, Juan Tamariz, Juan Carlos, Darwin Ortiz
Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 9) 410
John F. Mendoza Routined Poker Mental princess card trick with lie detection presentation
Variations The Book of John 19
Patrick Page The Page Boy Speaks... on Mike Caldwell, Phil Goldstein, Johnny Thompson, Harry Lorayne, David Roth, Karrell Fox, Darwin Ortiz, Maurice Fogel, John and Tammy Calvert
Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 9) 578
Darwin Ortiz, Richard Kaufman The Arcadio Collectors four duplicate aces
CardMagic 82
Scott Weiser, Darwin Ortiz, Les Shore Cutting Remarks coin cut, then spectator chooses any card and this one is predicted on back of coin
Related to CardMagic 125
Roy Walton The Smiling Mule two parts, first gag then surprise twist, named card ends up sandwiched between aces in the middle of the deck
Related toVariations That Certain Something... 13
Karrell Fox Peek-a-Brain spectator peeks at a card and reverses it, in prediction deck the same card is shown reversed (before spectator shows his)
Related to Another Book 87
Darwin Ortiz Modern Jazz Aces
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 7) 369
Darwin Ortiz Back Off! small packet handling
VariationsAlso published here Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 8) 519
Darwin Ortiz, Patrick Cook Stapled Black Jack duplicate, one card stapled to another card
Cardworks 160
Michael Ammar Bravo... Darwin Ortiz
Encore II 45
Derek Dingle Oil and Vinegar transformation kicker
Inspired byVariations The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 167
Darwin Ortiz Poker Interchange - Handling Variation
Arcane (Issue 7) 82
Edward Marlo, Darwin Ortiz Block Stacking Sequence
Inspired by Arcane (Issue 7) 82
Stephen Tucker I Rise deck in case is placed in spectator's pocket, performer removes card, rising card gimmick
Related to Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 18) 342
Steve Beam Leftovers on David Copperfield, Daryl, Darwin Ortiz, Mendoza, Harry Blackstone jr.
The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 1) 10
Frank Simon Keep on Cloning
Inspired by Versatile Card Magic 79
Michael Louis Apocalypse Variations Or Additions four cards
Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 10) 983
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Gambling Scams by Darwin Ortiz Epoptica (Issue 6) 372
Daryl Martinez Diamond Bar
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 23 & 24) 236
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) Gambling Scams by Darwin Ortiz The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 23 & 24) 239
Unknown Pick-a-Card Poker five selections stacked into a poker hand
Related to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 4
Roberto Giobbi Suspens-Asse
Inspired by CardPerfect 82
David Neighbors McHenry's Sleeper Aces two double facers
Inspired by Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 24
Darwin Ortiz The Ultimate Card Shark ending in New Pack Order
Inspired byVariations Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 73
Darwin Ortiz Grand Slam dealing all Spades
Related to Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 50
Darwin Ortiz Darwin's Three-Card Monte real work, including bent corner
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 36
Darwin Ortiz Jacks Open mock thirds
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 19
Darwin Ortiz Jackpot seconds, thirds, fourths, bottom, paritially mock
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 21
Darwin Ortiz Jacks or Better up to fifth (mock)
Variations Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 25
Darwin Ortiz Ultimate Interchange
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 153
Darwin Ortiz Fast Shuffle four Aces are stacked in four shuffles, two shuffles and one shuffle
Variations Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 58
Darwin Ortiz The Twofer Shuffle stacking to hands with one shuffle
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 63
Darwin Ortiz Greek Poker poker stacking triumph, color changing deck kicker
Variations Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 66
Dai Vernon Vernon On Edward G. Brown's "Poker Hand Mystery" Mr. Lucky Effect
Inspired byRelated to The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 169
Darwin Ortiz Mexican Poker
Related to Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 29
Darwin Ortiz Regal Aces four "Duplicates" are produced and changed to Aces
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 99
Darwin Ortiz The Dream Card odd-backed "signed card" type effect, card to wallet
Related toVariations Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 81
Darwin Ortiz Nine-Card Location
Variations Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 89
Darwin Ortiz In One Deal Aces are found at specified numbers
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 27
Darwin Ortiz Do as I Did two packs
Related to Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 140
Darwin Ortiz Darwin's Aces Aces vanish and reappear "around" Selections
Inspired byVariations Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 131
Darwin Ortiz The Vegas Shuffle Red/Black Shuffle Demonstration
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 52
Darwin Ortiz Slick Aces with transpo follow up
Related to Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 106
Darwin Ortiz The Estimation Routine number of cards determined by feel
Variations Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 45
Darwin Ortiz The Card Warp Deck idea for getting into the trick
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 134
Darwin Ortiz Back Off four cards
VariationsAlso published here Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 145
Darwin Ortiz New Tens Routine two Tens keep changing color
Inspired byRelated to Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 158
Darwin Ortiz Jumping Gemini using only four cards
Variations Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 141
Darwin Ortiz The Lucky Deck blank Deck gets Faces
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 120
Darwin Ortiz Darwin's Wild Card
Variations Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 123
Darwin Ortiz Modern Jazz Aces
Variations Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 117
Darwin Ortiz Hitchcock Aces
Variations Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 86
Darwin Ortiz Deja Vu Jokers
Variations Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 111
Darwin Ortiz Waving mark at the corners
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 30
Darwin Ortiz, Edward Marlo, Russell "Rusduck" Duck The Si Stebbins Secret from New Pack Order to Si Stebbins, faros
Related toVariations Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 137
Darwin Ortiz Braue Secret Addition Handling
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 20
Darwin Ortiz Himber Wallet Switch
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 129
Darwin Ortiz The Monte Throw
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 37
Darwin Ortiz Side Steal Color Change
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 123
Darwin Ortiz One-Handed Tilt Setup
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 14
Darwin Ortiz The Pinky Count
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 11
Darwin Ortiz Cold Deck Cut Variation Variation on Vernon's Cut
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 65
Darwin Ortiz Up-The-Ladder Variation
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 75
Darwin Ortiz Slip Cut in the Hands
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 99
Darwin Ortiz Tabled Slip Cut
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 153
Darwin Ortiz Elmsley Variation different grip
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 142
Darwin Ortiz Gambler's Double Deal
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 61
Darwin Ortiz Variation of Larry Jennings' Multiple Lift Sequence
Inspired by Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 115
Darwin Ortiz Olram Subtlety Improved Variation on Marlo's Move
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 117
Darwin Ortiz Riffle Force break
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 90
Darwin Ortiz Hindu Shuffle Glimpse
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 48
Darwin Ortiz Ortiz Packet Palm from a small packet
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 104
Darwin Ortiz Pop-Out Cut One-Handed Forton
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 95
Father Cyprian, Darwin Ortiz Revelation
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 93
Darwin Ortiz Strip-Out Shuffle with Block Transfer
Variations Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 68
Darwin Ortiz Four-Shuffle Riffle Stacking
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 59
Darwin Ortiz Two-Shuffle Riffle Stacking
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 60
Laurie Ireland, Darwin Ortiz Red/Black Shuffle with break
Related to Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 53
Edward Marlo The Oh Henry Stack three methods, other sources mentioned
Related to Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 138
Darwin Ortiz Newest Tens Routine two Tens keep changing color
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 162
Darwin Ortiz Introduction
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 10
Darwin Ortiz Introductory Comments chapter intro for "Card Table Artifice"
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 17
Darwin Ortiz Introductory Comments chapter intro for "Legerdemain"
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 80
Darwin Ortiz Press quotes
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 164
Darwin Ortiz Corner Crimp bottom left
Related to Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 27
Darwin Ortiz Deal Thirteen named value of a suit in order immediately center dealt
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 14
Edward Marlo Red/Black Shuffle with Break
Related toAlso published here M.I.N.T. — Volume I 264
Rafael Benatar ¡Fuego!
Inspired by Cartas Certificadas 55
Arturo de Ascanio Aunt Henriette's Aces
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here Ascanio's Favorites 1 3
Juan Tamariz The Three Goblets' Prediction fair prediction of one card, gaffed
Related to Sonata 245
John Bannon Play It Straight (Triumph) ordered suit reversed & distributed as finale
Related toVariations Impossibilia 1
Ken Simmons Ultra-Mental Deck Routine Handling three spectators stop during deal and deal a card face-down, same cards are reversed in second deck
Related to Finally! 26
Bob King All's Well... up to fifth, Kings placed on top and poker hand dealt, then Kings to other player and Aces for performer
Inspired by More Magician Foolers 10
Michael Powers The Nightmare Card odd-backed version of the Dream Card Plot where the card apparently stays on the table in full sight, red/blue double backer
Inspired by Top Secret Stuff 5
Michael Powers A CASE of Indigestion three cards vanish between cannibal cards and are eventually found in case
Variations Top Secret Stuff 87
Edward Marlo, Darwin Ortiz Day-Dream Card odd-backed card to wallet
Inspired by The Olram File (Issue 9) 1
Edward Marlo Commercial Method odd-backed card to wallet, rough-smooth Mene-Tekel
Inspired by The Olram File (Issue 9) 3
Steve Beam Opening Stab prediction envelope inserted into a ribbon-spread pack, deck is shown to be in order and one card is missing where envelope was inserted, it contains the missing card
Related toVariationsAlso published here The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 41) 728
Darwin Ortiz On Roger Klause
Roger Klause: In Concert 115
Chris Kenner In Ten City two Tens keep changing color
Related to Totally Out Of Control 57
Darwin Ortiz Poker Interchange - Handling Variation
Don't Blink 28
Darwin Ortiz Mental Miracle - Handling Variation allows spectator to think of any card
Inspired by Don't Blink 46
James Swain The Capitulating Queens packet trick where four queens change to different colored backs (Based on Gardner's "All the Conformists")
Variations Don't Blink 49
Darwin Ortiz The Capitulating Queens - Handling Variation
Inspired by Don't Blink 52
Bob King A Stack of Stacks four riffle shuffle stacking systems, assisted by a Breather Crimp
Inspired by The Breather 2 19
Karl Fulves Bottom Deal Load loading card under envelope
Related to Crooked Tales 80
Darwin Ortiz Foreword
Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing xi
Darwin Ortiz Beat the Dealer short blackjack routine
Variations Cardshark 146
Darwin Ortiz Time and Again
Inspired by Cardshark 86
Darwin Ortiz Against all Odds spectator puts card in correct position in new pack order, actually Steve Beam's "Opening Stab"
Related to Cardshark 20
Darwin Ortiz The Showdown quite strong
Related to Cardshark 128
Darwin Ortiz Face-Up Centers
Cardshark 155
Darwin Ortiz From the Cellar bottom deal demonstration with sucker element
Related to Cardshark 175
Darwin Ortiz Darwin's Poker Deal travelling signatures
Cardshark 159
Darwin Ortiz Pick-A-Card Poker with to-Royal-Flush-Transformation
Related to Cardshark 172
Darwin Ortiz The Cross faro stacking, transformation
Related to Cardshark 180
Darwin Ortiz The Sting stacking & culling demo
Cardshark 184
Darwin Ortiz The One-Handed Poker Deal skill demonstration
Cardshark 149
Darwin Ortiz Mr. Lucky spectator chooses all the cards in play
Related toVariations Cardshark 167
Darwin Ortiz The Phantom Card signed card at two positions at the same time
Cardshark 124
Darwin Ortiz The Psychotronic Card combo
Variations Cardshark 14
Darwin Ortiz Time Piece elaborate routine
Cardshark 116
Darwin Ortiz Signature Effect signature jumps from card to card
Variations Cardshark 23
Darwin Ortiz Beyond Sleight of Hand
Related to Cardshark 44
Darwin Ortiz Bold Fusion creating a double facer
Variations Cardshark 139
Darwin Ortiz Blind Aces performer blindfolded by spectator's hands from behind (human blindfold)
Inspired by
  • "Uppercutting the Aces" (Hartman)
Cardshark 95
Darwin Ortiz Harry in Your Pocket cased deck is in pocket, card fished out very fast
Related to Cardshark 113
Darwin Ortiz The Marker
Cardshark 76
Darwin Ortiz The Unholy Three cards from one deck are found in another and change into original selections
Inspired by Cardshark 39
Darwin Ortiz Museum Piece
Cardshark 103
Darwin Ortiz The New Hitchcock Aces
Variations Cardshark 58
Darwin Ortiz Kartenkunste
Variations Cardshark 65
Darwin Ortiz Four to One four Kings with Ace of Spades
Variations Cardshark 33
Darwin Ortiz Nulda's Revenge without pack
Cardshark 54
Darwin Ortiz Pickup on South Street from Wallet to Wallet, Mullica
Cardshark 70
Darwin Ortiz Blockbuster
Related to Cardshark 49
Darwin Ortiz Spread Steal one of four cards on deck
Cardshark 14
Darwin Ortiz Pocket Deck Switch classic switch
Cardshark 88
Darwin Ortiz Stripper Switch similar to slide-under
Variations Cardshark 161
Darwin Ortiz Corner Crimp Handling index corner
Cardshark 149
Darwin Ortiz Waving mark at the corners
Cardshark 117
Darwin Ortiz Slip Triple Cut tabled
Cardshark 185
Darwin Ortiz Table Reverse Double Undercut
Cardshark 90
Darwin Ortiz Elmsley Count with deck in hands
Cardshark 33
Darwin Ortiz Gambler's Double Deal
Cardshark 147
Darwin Ortiz Biased Pressure Fan reverse fan version
Related to Cardshark 51
Darwin Ortiz Underspread Force
Cardshark 77
Darwin Ortiz Gambler's Cop
Cardshark 95
Darwin Ortiz Table Edge Half Pass
Cardshark 50
Joseph K. Schmidt "Clumsy Joe's" Riffle Shuffle Run-Up exploiting a reversed card
Related to New Card Control Systems 49
Darwin Ortiz Darwin's Bottom Runup System
Related to Cardshark 178
Roberto Giobbi The Lucky Coin spectator locates a chosen card with a coin
Related toVariations Card College — Volume 1 241
Darwin Ortiz Packet Cop Switch
Related to Cardshark 169
Darwin Ortiz Foreword on what's worth publishing and difficulty
Cardshark 11
Darwin Ortiz Bottom Deal Load loading card under wallet
Related to Cardshark 72
Simon Aronson The S. A. Combination "Self Adjusting", spectator touches force in spread, it apparently does not leave sight, under-the-spread force
A. The Force Procedure
B. Application to the Open Index (spectator touches named card)
Related to Simply Simon 232
David Malek Jacks Done Better false dealing demo up to fifth, with surprise ending, performer deals himself Aces instead of Tens
Inspired by The Lexicon 8
David Malek The Double Cross dealing a good hand to the confederate but performer has a better hand as a kicker
Related to
  • Darwin Ortiz's "The Bottom Deal Demonstration" in "Darwin's Deceits"
The Lexicon 14
David Malek The Yellow Kid all backs with four cards and gambling demonstration, Himber wallet
Inspired by The Lexicon 19
Unknown, Darwin Ortiz Gambler's False Triple Cut
Card College — Volume 2 392
Bill Malone Leap of Faith variation of Paul Harris' "Las Vegas Leaper"
Variations The Art of Astonishment — Book 1 (Issue Las Vegas Close-Up) 187
Michael Close, Roy Walton The Smiling Mule any named card appears in sandwich, memorized deck
Inspired byRelated to Workers Number 5 143
Stephen Hobbs (reviewer) Cardshark by Darwin Ortiz
brief
The Looking Glass (Issue 1) 38
Darwin Ortiz Introduction
Miracles with Cards v
James Swain The Airmail Card Triumph done with signed card, this card is then removed from wallet with different back design and stamp
Inspired by Miracles with Cards 1
James Swain Perfect Triumph ambitious card with joker, joker put in breast pocket, Triumph with all cards face-down, when spread face-up the deck is in new deck order with joker reversed and selection in breast pocket
Related to Miracles with Cards 41
James Swain, Darwin Ortiz Hitchcock Aces
Inspired by Miracles with Cards 94
James Swain Something for Nothing new deck order show, shuffled a few times, poker hands dealt, straight flushs and royal flush for performer
Inspired by Miracles with Cards 167
James Swain, Darwin Ortiz Finale for the Capitulating Queens vanish of signed card to wallet
Inspired by Miracles with Cards 182
Baltazar Fuentes Deja Vu Jokers II
Inspired by Arempi 9
Jack Carpenter Quick Slick performer cuts to ace of spades, he cuts to ace of spades again, tabled ace is now remaining three Aces
Inspired by The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 56
Ken Krenzel Pocket Passport first in performers hands, then in spectator's hand and pocket
Variations Ingenuities 75
Darwin Ortiz Foreward
The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 7
Karl Fulves Night Life unknown face-down card placed in new pack order, when spread the card at that position is missing, repeated with other position, unknown card is this second missing card
Related to The Vampire Chronicles 4
Wesley James The MacJames Poker Deal bottom deal demonstration with sucker element
Related to The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 14
Christoph Borer Die Traumfrau card with different colored back in wallet, turns out to be later signed selection
Inspired byAlso published here Seminar 1997 24
Karl Fulves, John Scarne Undercover Work cards chosen under the table while performer holds deck, cards then named, three methods:
  • Karl Fulves
  • John Scarne & Karl Fulves
  • Karl Fulves (two spectators take a card under the table, a match is predicted, both come up and have half a torn card)
Inspired byVariations The Fine Print (Issue 6) 133
Karl Fulves Commuter Cards "Unsolved Mysteries"
two-deck travelers, spectator distributes Aces in his pockets, performer makes Aces vanish from his deck and pulls them out of matching pockets, posed as a problem
Variations The Fine Print (Issue 6) 147
Andrew Wimhurst The Return of the Ultimate Cardshark ending in New Pack Order, difficult
Inspired by Down Under Deals 47
Ken Beale, Darwin Ortiz Double Cut Handling hands and table
Down Under Deals 42
Darwin Ortiz Introduction
Down Under Deals vi
Guy Hollingworth A "Call to the Colours" Routine ending in New Pack Order
Variations Drawing Room Deceptions 202
Andrew Wimhurst Dirty Harry location of mates in pocket which turn out to be selections
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here Low Down Dirty Tricks 13
Guy Hollingworth The Cassandra Quandary card placed in envelope is actual later selection
Related toVariations Drawing Room Deceptions 264
Joshua Jay Knuckle Sandwich Aces Two cards lost in deck, four Aces suddenly appear face up in deck and sandwiches both cards (no moves)
Related to Magic Atlas 64
S. W. Erdnase, Darwin Ortiz The Erdnase Stack Shuffle for five cards
Card College — Volume 4 915
Karl Fulves Inter Alia new pack order, isolated card placed in deck where spectator cut, it's in its numerical position
Related to Lost Vampire Secrets 189
Wolfgang Sommer Easy and Strong
Variations Concertos for Pasteboard 147
Darwin Ortiz Rum Punch punch deal, dealing royal flush
Related to Jiggery Pokery 15
Ken Beale, Darwin Ortiz Double Cut Handling hands and table
Jiggery Pokery 8
Simon Aronson Prior Commitment Two Jokers whisper positions of two selections in the deck, then revealed position numbers were written on the back on Jokers. Uses the UnDo Influence control.
Related toVariations Try the Impossible 3
Bob Kohler Thumping Gemini four cards change multiple times
Inspired by Kardz 10
David Malek David's Aces
Inspired by Rebel without a Pause 1
David Malek Strip Out Shuffle With a Block Transfer also as a top stock control
Inspired by Rebel without a Pause 21
David Malek Counter Espionage bottom deal demonstration, cards end up in other hand than expected
Inspired by
  • "The Bottom Deal Demo" (Darwin Ortiz, Lecture Notes)
Related to
Rebel without a Pause 26
David Malek The Cutting Demo number up to fifteen named and performer cuts off that many cards, repeated, pinky count
Inspired by Rebel without a Pause 53
Joseph K. Schmidt To Whom It May Concern credit claims about items in Cardshark
Related to Latter Day Secrets (Issue 5) 154
R. Paul Wilson D-Generate Gamblers three phases, uses double deal
Inspired by Omerta 4
Darwin Ortiz Déjà vu Poker four hands are redealt after shuffling, faro, Royal Flush kicker
Inspired by Scams & Fantasies with Cards 11
Darwin Ortiz Combination Cull free cut principle, faros
Inspired by Scams & Fantasies with Cards 14
Darwin Ortiz The Brush presentation for Daryl's effect
Inspired by Scams & Fantasies with Cards 20
Darwin Ortiz, John F. Mendoza Liar's Poker princess card trick with lie detection presentation and sucker finale à la Fingerprint Card Trick
Inspired by Scams & Fantasies with Cards 26
Darwin Ortiz Shark Attack multiple phases
Related to Scams & Fantasies with Cards 34
Darwin Ortiz Raw Deal punch deal, dealing royal flush
Scams & Fantasies with Cards 44
Darwin Ortiz The Professional poker and bridge
Inspired by
  • "Johnny Mnemonic" (Andrew Wimhurst, The Card Artistry of Andrew Wimhurst, video)
  • "The Expert at the Bridge Table" (The Card Artistry of Andrew Wimhurst, video)
Scams & Fantasies with Cards 48
Darwin Ortiz God of Gamblers elaborate center deal demo, Steve Mayhew phase
Inspired byRelated to Scams & Fantasies with Cards 54
Darwin Ortiz Strip-Out Shuffle with Block Transfer
Scams & Fantasies with Cards 56
Darwin Ortiz No Way Out apparent failure in bet presentation
Inspired byVariations Scams & Fantasies with Cards 66
Darwin Ortiz Ortiz Bottom Palm
Scams & Fantasies with Cards 68
Darwin Ortiz Pocket Money two cards, different pockets
Scams & Fantasies with Cards 72
Darwin Ortiz Smart Money three cards, three pockets
Scams & Fantasies with Cards 76
Darwin Ortiz Maximum Risk catch 22, memorized deck
Inspired by
  • "One in Fifty-Two Bet" (Lennart Green, Green Magic Vol. 3, video)
Variations
Scams & Fantasies with Cards 80
Darwin Ortiz Sinister Glimpse for left handed performers
Scams & Fantasies with Cards 81
Jason England Maximum Risk - Impromptu Version catch 22
Inspired byRelated to Scams & Fantasies with Cards 84
Darwin Ortiz The Last Laugh smiling mule version, memorized deck
Inspired byRelated to Scams & Fantasies with Cards 91
Darwin Ortiz Remote Control performer knows position of peeked at card in second deck
Inspired by
  • "Twin Peaks" (Paul Gordon, Card Magic Miracles)
Variations
Scams & Fantasies with Cards 98
Darwin Ortiz The Zen Master performer knows position of card, memorized deck
Inspired by Scams & Fantasies with Cards 102
Darwin Ortiz Hitchcock Travelers signed tabled aces are removed from pockets, cards on table have changed to previous selections
Inspired by
  • "Private Conference" (René Lavand, Magic from the Soul)
Related to
  • Strong Magic, p. 201
Scams & Fantasies with Cards 112
Neal Elias, Darwin Ortiz Neal Elias Multiple Shift Handling
Scams & Fantasies with Cards 112
S. W. Erdnase, Darwin Ortiz Palm Change Steal
Scams & Fantasies with Cards 115
Darwin Ortiz The Quick & The Dead performer produces mate of selection from pocket (where the deck is)
Inspired by Scams & Fantasies with Cards 120
Darwin Ortiz Fastest Gun Alive performer locates selection while deck is in pocket
Inspired by Scams & Fantasies with Cards 124
Darwin Ortiz Cannibal Holocaust
Inspired by Scams & Fantasies with Cards 126
Darwin Ortiz Spread Steal on top
Scams & Fantasies with Cards 126
Darwin Ortiz The New Back Off four cards
Inspired by Scams & Fantasies with Cards 136
Darwin Ortiz Double Card Handling peeling a double card in left hand
Scams & Fantasies with Cards 138
Darwin Ortiz Ace in the Pocket duplicate, great conditions
Inspired byRelated to Scams & Fantasies with Cards 144
Darwin Ortiz Darwin's Ambitious Card
Scams & Fantasies with Cards 148
Darwin Ortiz Ortiz Shift
Scams & Fantasies with Cards 149
Darwin Ortiz Ultimate Oil & Water 3&3, deck seperation and remix climax
Inspired by Scams & Fantasies with Cards 158
Darwin Ortiz Ultimate Fusion creating double facer
Inspired by Scams & Fantasies with Cards 168
Darwin Ortiz Pass the Garbage kind of travelling triumph, mixed half transposes with unmixed
Scams & Fantasies with Cards 174
Darwin Ortiz The Color of Money using red and black poker chip
Variations Scams & Fantasies with Cards 180
Darwin Ortiz, Dr. Jacob Daley Last Trick of Dr. Daley
Scams & Fantasies with Cards 185
Darwin Ortiz Walkaround Triumph
Scams & Fantasies with Cards 190
Darwin Ortiz Biased Pressure Fan half the deck face-up, looks face down
Related to Scams & Fantasies with Cards 190
Darwin Ortiz Triple Cross ten red, ten black, three cards travel
Inspired byVariations Scams & Fantasies with Cards 192
Darwin Ortiz, Peter Kane, Fred Kaps Beat the Devil ungaffed Gypsy Course handling, tarot cards
Scams & Fantasies with Cards 196
Darwin Ortiz Appointment in Samarra
Inspired byRelated toVariations Scams & Fantasies with Cards 202
Darwin Ortiz Envelope Switch Himber Wallet
Scams & Fantasies with Cards 204
Darwin Ortiz Pinky Count Divider four equal packets of twelve cards with pinky and thumb count
Scams & Fantasies with Cards 14
Darwin Ortiz Showing or Hiding Skill
Scams & Fantasies with Cards 211
Darwin Ortiz Introduction
Scams & Fantasies with Cards 7
Bob King Magician v. Gambler four Queens produced and signed, then matching the cards with travelers finale
Related to The Breather 3 15
Al Baker Snappy Number short card
Related to The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Contributions) 518
Pit Hartling Finger Flicker breather crimp
Related toVariations Card Fictions 10
Roberto Giobbi, Laurie Ireland, Charles T. Jordan On the Red-black Overhand Shuffle finesse to eliminate long single run
Related to Card College — Volume 5 1119
Roberto Giobbi Slow Henry
Inspired by Card College — Volume 5 1239
Karl Fulves Poker Finals jacks placed on bottom, cards dealt for 2 players, openly from bottom in one hand, but jacks in other hand and aces in the other
Related to Hofzinser Notebook 80
Steven Youell The Ultimate Weapon two decks, two spectators select one from each, performer apparently memorises the decks, names position of selections in other decks, then another removed card named
Inspired by Weapons of Mass Destruction 10
Steven Youell The Adequate Cardshark Poker and Bridge deal from Si Stebbins
Inspired by Weapons of Mass Destruction 31
Joshua Jay Trumped Triumph Triumph effect, ends with all 13 values of the same suit appear suddenly in the deck
Inspired byVariations Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 61
Darwin Ortiz Darwin Ortiz's Variation Trumped Triumph variation with two selections
Inspired by Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 65
Jack Carpenter Blackjack Lesson multiple phases, ace transformation kicker
Related to Pasteboard Palette 4
Eric Mead Three-Piece Combo Aces cut to, lost and found again, color separation kicker with Aces in wrong halves
Related toAlso published here Tangled Web 65
Christoph Borer Die Traumfrau card with different colored back in wallet, turns out to be later signed selection
Inspired byAlso published here Compilation 52
Arturo de Ascanio Aunt Enriqueta's Aces
Inspired byAlso published here The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 171
Michael Powers Reverse Faro Coincidence two spectators cut to cards and replace the cuts while back is turned, black Jacks are removed and they find both selections, faro
  • Ending 1
  • Ending 2
  • Ending 3
Inspired by
  • "The PM Principle" (Michael Powers, 1990 booklet)
Related toVariations
Power Plays 88
Darwin Ortiz Introduction
  • Magic as Craft
  • Designing the Effect
Designing Miracles 13
Darwin Ortiz Chapter One: Picking the Best Method
  • Cleverness
  • Creativity
  • Difficulty
  • Efficiency
  • Whether It Fooled You
  • Novelty
  • The Trick with No Method
  • "It Doesn't Matter"
  • Design
Designing Miracles 17
Darwin Ortiz Chapter Two: The Magical Experience
  • The Magical Experience
  • Deception vs. Illusion
  • Puzzle vs. Miracle
Designing Miracles 29
Darwin Ortiz Chapter Three: Causality
  • No Way
  • Making Casual Connections
  • The Design Bonus
  • Analytical Tools
    • Inner Reality vs. Outer Reality