Written by Darwin Ortiz

2002
Work of Darwin Ortiz

221 pages (Hardcover), published by A-1 MagicalMedia
Illustrated with drawings by Tony Dunn.
Language: English

(88 entries)

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Roberto Giobbi Foreword
1
Darwin Ortiz Introduction
7
Darwin Ortiz Déjà vu Poker four hands are redealt after shuffling, faro, Royal Flush kicker
Inspired by 11
Darwin Ortiz Combination Cull free cut principle, faros
Inspired by 14
Gene Finnell Free Cut Principle
14
Darwin Ortiz Pinky Count Divider four equal packets of twelve cards with pinky and thumb count
14
Unknown Corner Crimp inner left
15
Darwin Ortiz The Brush presentation for Daryl's effect
Inspired by 20
Edward Marlo Face Up Switch partial
22
Bob Veeser Veeser Count switch for a layout of the indifferent cards in an assembly
22
Daryl Martinez Rising Crime Display
23
Art Altman Altman Trap
23
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 26
Darwin Ortiz Shark Attack multiple phases
Related to 34
Juan Tamariz Set-Up in front of Spectators setting up a small group of cards in routine
Related to 37
Unknown Tabled Slip Cut
38
Darwin Ortiz Raw Deal punch deal, dealing royal flush
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)
48
Laurie Ireland Ireland Shuffle
49
S. W. Erdnase Erdnase Shuffle four cards, brief
49
Darwin Ortiz God of Gamblers elaborate center deal demo, Steve Mayhew phase
Inspired byRelated to 54
Darwin Ortiz Strip-Out Shuffle with Block Transfer
56
Daryl Martinez Triumph Cutting Display for red black mixture
57
Larry Jennings Stud Bottom Deal
62
Darwin Ortiz No Way Out apparent failure in bet presentation
Inspired byVariations 66
August Roterberg Push-In Change
67
Darwin Ortiz Ortiz Bottom Palm
68
Darwin Ortiz Pocket Money two cards, different pockets
72
Steve Bedwell Pocket Chute tunnel from inner breast pocket to outer pocket
72
Peter Duffie Pocket Ruse producing two cards from different pockets with one palm
Also published here 74
Darwin Ortiz Smart Money three cards, three pockets
76
S. W. Erdnase Erdnase Top Palm
77
Darwin Ortiz Maximum Risk catch 22, memorized deck
Inspired by
  • "One in Fifty-Two Bet" (Lennart Green, Green Magic Vol. 3, video)
Variations
80
Darwin Ortiz Sinister Glimpse for left handed performers
81
Jason England Maximum Risk - Impromptu Version catch 22
Inspired byRelated to 84
Larry Jennings Open Control
84
Darwin Ortiz The Last Laugh smiling mule version, memorized deck
Inspired byRelated to 91
Alex Elmsley Spread Count Procedure method to count cards while spreading
92
Reinhard Müller, Harvey Rosenthal Three Card Throw
94
Darwin Ortiz Remote Control performer knows position of peeked at card in second deck
Inspired by
  • "Twin Peaks" (Paul Gordon, Card Magic Miracles)
Variations
98
Darwin Ortiz The Zen Master performer knows position of card, memorized deck
Inspired by 102
Unknown Glimpse of cased Deck slit in case allows glimpse
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
112
Neal Elias, Darwin Ortiz Neal Elias Multiple Shift Handling
112
S. W. Erdnase, Darwin Ortiz Palm Change Steal
115
Norman Houghton Houghton Pocket Load
115
Morris Loewy Loewy Palm
116
Edward Marlo Marlo Pocket Transfer
117
Darwin Ortiz The Quick & The Dead performer produces mate of selection from pocket (where the deck is)
Inspired by 120
Dai Vernon Top Palm
121
Darwin Ortiz Fastest Gun Alive performer locates selection while deck is in pocket
Inspired by 124
Dr. Jacob Daley Center Double Lift
124
Unknown One-Handed Top Palm brief
125
Darwin Ortiz Cannibal Holocaust
Inspired by 126
Darwin Ortiz Spread Steal on top
126
Dai Vernon, Derek Dingle Strip-Out Addition
127
Wesley James, Tom Ellis Loading Move
130
Unknown Four as Five Count one card outjogged
131
John Carney Versa Switch
131
Darwin Ortiz The New Back Off four cards
Inspired by 136
Darwin Ortiz Double Card Handling peeling a double card in left hand
138
Darwin Ortiz Ace in the Pocket duplicate, great conditions
Inspired byRelated to 144
Frederick Braue Braue add-on Switch
144
Darwin Ortiz Darwin's Ambitious Card
148
Darwin Ortiz Ortiz Shift
149
Derek Dingle Two Card pick-up longitudinal crimp instead of break
150
Darwin Ortiz Ultimate Oil & Water 3&3, deck seperation and remix climax
Inspired by 158
Unknown Underspread Cull
158
Ken Krenzel Pressure Hideout
161
Charles Nyquist Ribbonspread Hideout
164
Unknown Jogged Springing after Faro
164
Darwin Ortiz Ultimate Fusion creating double facer
Inspired by 168
Darwin Ortiz Pass the Garbage kind of travelling triumph, mixed half transposes with unmixed
174
Sid Lorraine Slop Shuffle
176
Darwin Ortiz The Color of Money using red and black poker chip
Variations 180
Brother John Hamman Hamman Count
182
Darwin Ortiz, Dr. Jacob Daley Last Trick of Dr. Daley
185
Brother John Hamman Gemini Count last part
185
Darwin Ortiz Walkaround Triumph
190
Darwin Ortiz Biased Pressure Fan half the deck face-up, looks face down
Related to 190
Darwin Ortiz Triple Cross ten red, ten black, three cards travel
Inspired by 192
Darwin Ortiz, Peter Kane, Fred Kaps Beat the Devil ungaffed Gypsy Course handling, tarot cards
196
Fred Kaps Hamman Count Shuffle
198
Brother John Hamman Flushtration Count
199
Darwin Ortiz Appointment in Samarra
Inspired byRelated toVariations 202
Darwin Ortiz Envelope Switch Himber Wallet
204
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Addition
204
Darwin Ortiz Showing or Hiding Skill
211