Written by Benjamin Earl
Work of Benjamin Earl
142 pages (Hardcover), published by Vanishing Inc.
Illustrated with photographs
Language: English
40 entries
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Andi Gladwin Foreword
Benjamin Earl Introduction
Benjamin Earl Evolving with simplicity; a process of improvement on the Henry Christ Aces plot
Benjamin Earl Thanks to Henry
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Psychological Stop Trick
Benjamin Earl Notes
  • Removing the Aces
  • Losing the Aces
  • Finding the Aces
Benjamin Earl Henry in Isolation streamlined, breather
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Benjamin Earl Isolation Procedure losing the Aces by shuffling them into four packets
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Benjamin Earl Instant Isolation tabled, all aces at once
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Benjamin Earl Henry Topped not much relation to Christ Aces plot anymore
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Benjamin Earl Chapter One Summary
Benjamin Earl The Sting Cut work on the tabled triple undercut
  • Varying tempo, rhythm & style
  • Adding false strips
  • Ending with a straight cut
  • Performing the cut twice
Related to
  • False Cut - Third Method (Poker by Hardison, 1914)
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Benjamin Earl Stutter-Step Subtlety straight cut with illusion of triple cut
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Benjamin Earl The Any Card Game Control display layout that communicates chaos yet retains stack
  • Full Deck Control
  • Small Stock Control
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Benjamin Earl The Real Optical Shuffle
Variations 41
Benjamin Earl, Frank Thompson Finessed Frank Thompson Cut
Inspired byAlso published here 47
Benjamin Earl The Bounce Cut simulates running cut from hand to table
Related toAlso published here 51
Benjamin Earl Spectator Shuffle Holdout spectator shuffles deck in stages yet set-up is retained
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Burying Top and Bottom Card credit information
Benjamin Earl Half & Half Control spectator shuffles deck in stages yet set-up is retained
Related to 59
Benjamin Earl Shuffled Ose Control spectator cuts and partially shuffles deck, small stock
Inspired by 60
Benjamin Earl Deep Slug Control spectator shuffles deck in parts, set up retained near top below break
Benjamin Earl Chapter Two Summary
Benjamin Earl Blinded by the Hand four Aces located with "other" hand Ramsay-style
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Benjamin Earl Wide Awake Scream two of four lost aces travel to pockets, one ace appears in spectator's hands and deck vanishes leaving last ace
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Benjamin Earl The Back Room Demo false stacking demo of the four Aces from a spectator shuffled deck
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Benjamin Earl Clean Cutter in-the-hands Ace cutting
Variations 80
Bruce Elliott Brrrrtttt! Revelation
Benjamin Earl Clean Cutter 2 in-the-hands Ace production
Inspired by 87
Benjamin Earl Flow Productions four Ace cutting production, "impressionistically" coming from different parts of the deck, with credit information
  • Four-Packet Flow
  • Pure Flow
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Benjamin Earl Chapter Three Summary
Benjamin Earl Stem Cell framing routine differently to get different experiences with same handling, four cards shown one by one and tabled, they change into four aces, possible presentations:
  • Stem Cell Monte
  • Stem Cell Magician vs. Gambler
  • Stem Cell Sleight of Hand
Lift Shuffle to remove card from top stock
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 110
Benjamin Earl No-Motion Four Aces four Aces cut from a shuffled deck followed by Ace assembly
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Benjamin Earl Unconsidered Switch in lieu of the Braue Addition
Benjamin Earl Chapter Four Summary
Benjamin Earl Real Ace Cutting: exploring realism, rhythm and nuance thoughts on cutting four Aces from a shuffled deck
  • Technical Notes
  • Performance Notes
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Benjamin Earl Chapter Five Summary
Benjamin Earl In Closing
Data entered by Denis Behr, January 2017.