1990-1992
Written by Karl Fulves
Work of Various
120 pages (Stapled), published by Selfpublished
Illustrated with drawings by Joseph K. Schmidt
Language: English
123 entries
Cover photograph
Creators Title Comments & References Issue Year Page Categories
Karl Fulves Square Paper about this magazine, "I began dealing cards at age 13"
1 1990 2
Bill Whittington Sucker Card Switch open spread switch, but cards are not switched when checked
Variations 1 1990 3
Karl Fulves Bill-Fooled different presentation for Sucker Card Switch
1 1990 3
Karl Fulves Inside Trading open switch is followed by an invisible switch
1 1990 4
Karl Fulves Fake Spread Switch
Inspired by 1 1990 4
Slydini Slydini's Method different presentation, obvious switch followed by hole card switch demonstration
Inspired by 1 1990 5
Karl Fulves Fixed Bets intro
1 1990 6
Martin Gardner, Karl Fulves Martin Gardner's Elusive Ace Monty Hall problem with three Aces, monte type routine by Fulves
Inspired by
  • bet from Ibidem #18
Related to
1 1990 6
Karl Fulves Cap Flip bar bet with beer cap, turning it over on table
Related to 1 1990 7
Karl Fulves Dice Controls intro
1 1990 8
Karl Fulves Scoop Switch with cup
1 1990 8
Unknown Making Flats
Also published here
  • "Dice - Squares, Tops and Shapes" (Burton Williams, 1982)
1 1990 10
Karl Fulves Holdover with cup, on outside of cup
Related to 1 1990 10
Karl Fulves Marked Improvement cards with obvious marks on back are dealt out, the marks on one hand indicate what's in the next player's hand
Related toVariations 1 1990 12
Karl Fulves Square Paper on the real work, using marked cards, companion Cheat Sheet, Trump
Related to 2 1990 14
Robert E. Neale Borromean Bet topological bar bet with three interlocked rings of different colors
  • Introduction
  • The Sucker Move
  • Spectator Holds a Ring
  • Marked Rings
  • The Fooler
  • The Finish
2 1990 15
Karl Fulves Dice Controls
2 1990 20
Unknown The Money Slide two dice thrown, one die only slides
Related to 2 1990 20
Karl Fulves Money Switch No. 1 with bills
2 1990 20
Karl Fulves Money Switch No. 2 with bills
2 1990 21
Burton Williams Money Switch with bills
Also published here
  • "Dice - Squares, Tops and Shapes" (Burton Williams, 1982)
2 1990 21
Karl Fulves Handoff two dice switch while pulling bills off a stack
2 1990 22
Karl Fulves Fixed Bets
2 1990 23
Karl Fulves, Martin Gardner Well Stacked on top of bottle is a bill, followed by a stack of coins, problem of removing the bill, multiple methods
Related to 2 1990 23
N. B. Winkless The 5-6 Search probability bet about rolling a five, a six, or the total of six with two dice
2 1990 24
Karl Fulves Square Paper gambling lectures, craps
3 1990 26
Jerry K. Hartman Cheating U. shuffled deck, four random cards turned over, those are stacked to a player, in second phase the Aces are dealt
Inspired by 3 1990 27
Karl Fulves Dice Control
3 1990 29
Karl Fulves Free Loading with bills
3 1990 29
Karl Fulves Laydown Switch with bills
3 1990 30
Karl Fulves Bootleg Liquor Story corn syrup, gambling
3 1990 31
Karl Fulves Under Over 7 double digit dice
3 1990 32
Karl Fulves Double Digit Deal all cards face up, cards chosen with a die
3 1990 32
Sam Schwartz Playback multiple changes, both backs and face
Inspired by 3 1990 33
Karl Fulves Fixed Bets
3 1990 35
Mel Stover Zebras three pieces of paper, zebra and clown design, layout puzzle (similar to riders on horses)
Related to 3 1990 35
Karl Fulves Gambler vs. The Kid open bottom deal, yet the cards end up in other hand, Aces kicker
Related to 3 1990 36
Karl Fulves Square Paper Little Joe's pool hustling intro
4 1991 38
John Scarne 3-Second Stack
Related to 4 1991 39
Roy Walton The Honest Cheat spectator tries to match suit distribution of a poker hand that is set aside, spectator is allowed to cheat but loses, performer wins
Inspired byRelated toVariations 4 1991 41
J. W. Sarles Spin Out five coins with a number on each side, they are spun and top bottom sum never loses to top sum
Related to 4 1991 42
Karl Fulves Fixed Bets
4 1991 43
Karl Fulves Three Glasses turning glasses mouth down in three moves, routine, credit information with references
4 1991 43
Karl Fulves Dice Controls mechanical dice cups
4 1991 45
Karl Fulves Dr. Dice switches using partition cup
4 1991 46
Karl Fulves Shake Out using partition cup
Inspired by
  • Doctor Dice Cup in "The Fashionable Science of Parlour Magic" (Anderson, 1840)
4 1991 47
Karl Fulves Sevens Up two dice taped together
4 1991 47
Karl Fulves Mathemonte without a key card that must be recognized, prediction "we will pick the same card"
Inspired byRelated to 4 1991 48
Karl Fulves Square Paper on card counting
5 1991 50
Joseph K. Schmidt A Real Slick Ace indifferent card sandwiched between Ten to King of Spades changes to Ace in middle of deck
Inspired by 5 1991 51
Jim Roberts Hold 'um Stack
5 1991 52
Karl Fulves Fixed Bets eleven bar bets involving numbers, nail
5 1991 54
Karl Fulves Beginner's Luck four Kings change to a Royal Flush, using a double facer with cut out section at corner
5 1991 56
Jack Avis One Hand Switch for two dice
5 1991 58
Karl Fulves Square Paper
Related to 6 1991 62
Karl Fulves One Deck Shoe basic handling of shoe
  • The Apparatus
Related to 6 1991 63
Karl Fulves Royal Stop spectator stops at card that completes a Royal Flush as cards are removed one by one from a gambling shoe
6 1991 64
Karl Fulves Call Box spectator stops at named Ace as cards are removed one by one from a gambling shoe
6 1991 64
Karl Fulves More Controls using a gambling shoe
6 1991 65
Karl Fulves Dealing Seconds from a gambling shoe
6 1991 66
Karl Fulves The Holdout Shoe holding back cards in gambling shoe until they are required
6 1991 68
Howard Wurst, Karl Fulves One Good Hand one of six cards chosen with die, it makes perfect blackjack with previously dealt Ace, other five cards are a full house
Related to 6 1991 69
Karl Fulves Spell Die one of six cards chosen with die, it makes perfect blackjack with previously dealt Ace, other five cards are a full house
Related to 6 1991 70
Karl Fulves Fixed Bets
6 1991 71
Unknown Checkers Bet
6 1991 71
Unknown Glasses and Shot Glasses three glasses and shot glasses
6 1991 71
Unknown Dice Bet No. 1
6 1991 71
Unknown Dice Bet No. 2
6 1991 71
Unknown Dice Bet No. 3
6 1991 72
Titanic Thompson Checkers Bet
6 1991 72
Unknown Die & Cup Bet
6 1991 72
Unknown Pennies Bet incomplete
6 1991 72
Unknown Tabled False Cut
Related toAlso published here
  • Gambling and Gambling Devices (John Philip Quinn, 1912)
6 1991 72
Karl Fulves Square Paper Kenneth Hense, legalizing casino in New York, chain letters
7 1991 74
Kenneth Hense The Sting Switch
Related toVariations 7 1991 75
Karl Fulves Notes by Karl Fulves on the Sting Switch, also as Half Deck Switch, with unusual brainwave method
Inspired by 7 1991 77
Karl Fulves Rough & Smooth intro, continuation of gambling shoe article
Related to 7 1991 78
Karl Fulves Mirror Peek with gambling shoe
7 1991 78
Karl Fulves Prism Method peeking with gambling shoe
7 1991 79
Karl Fulves Rough and Smooth using rough-smooth cards in gambling shoe (or different finishes)
7 1991 79
Karl Fulves Needle in a Haystack finding odd-backed cards by sense of touch in gambling shoe
7 1991 80
Karl Fulves Hole Card Play cheating method with high-low rough-smooth deck (or different finishes)
7 1991 80
Karl Fulves Dice Controls
7 1991 81
Karl Fulves Sleeve Switch
7 1991 81
Karl Fulves Squeeze Switch
7 1991 82
Bill Jacobs Scoop & Sleeve dice scooped off the table into hand, with or without cup, credit guessed from issue cover and reference
Related to 7 1991 82
Karl Fulves Fixed Bets with shortchange description
7 1991 84
Karl Fulves Square Paper comments on S. W. Erdnase and his book
8 1991 86
John Scarne Scarne's Bottom Deal modified Erdnase grip
8 1991 87
John Scarne Triple Knockout order of four red and four black cards changes, using bottom deal
8 1991 88
Karl Fulves Dice Controls
8 1991 89
Unknown Drop Shot two dice dropped simultaneously, one on top of the other
8 1991 89
Karl Fulves Tops or T's certain type of percentage dice
8 1991 90
Dan E. Meyers The 10-Card Deal bathroom strippers, credit information
Related to 8 1991 90
David Driscoll Blind Riffle Stack Ace is on top and bottom, spectator puts third Ace on top or bottom without the performer knowing where, yet the performer stacks all three Aces
Inspired by 8 1991 91
Frank Thompson Frank Thompson's System on the fly
Variations 8 1991 91
Karl Fulves Winning Streak red/black betting game, multiple phases
  • The Streak System
  • Winning Streak
  • The Paradox
  • System Notes
  • S'Martingale
8 1991 92
Unknown Cold Decks
Also published here
  • How Gamblers Win (Dick & Fitzgerald, 1868)
8 1991 96
Karl Fulves Square Paper
9 1991 98
Unknown The Value of Paper
Also published here
  • How Gamblers Win (Dick & Fitzgerald, 1868)
9 1991 98
Karl Fulves Scarne Shuffle Palms intro
9 1991 99
John Scarne Scarne Shuffle Palm I overhand, top card shuffled off and palmed into left hand
9 1991 99
John Scarne Scarne Shuffle Palm II overhand shuffle cover
Related toVariations 9 1991 100
Gene Maze Hole Card Switch
  • Full Packet Variation
9 1991 101
Paul Douglas Gambling Secrets intro
9 1991 103
Paul Douglas A Brief Second practice method for dealing strikes with increasingly finer cut-offs at corner
9 1991 103
Paul Douglas Heads You Win sucker game with throwing three coins
9 1991 103
Paul Douglas Private Blackjack cheating in casinos
9 1991 104
Paul Douglas Technique of the Glim on using shiners for cheating
9 1991 104
Paul Douglas Premier Deck Switches choreography with waiter for gambling
9 1991 105
Karl Fulves Dice Controls Devil's Dice Box/Chinese Dice Box
9 1991 107
Karl Fulves Super Shot routine with two dice in a box, controlling numbers
Related toVariations 9 1991 107
Karl Fulves Square Paper on exposing secrets
10 1992 110
Jack Avis Avis Deal Switch kind of one-handed second deal with break, credit information
Related toAlso published here 10 1992 111
Jack Avis Left Litte-Finger Push-Off
Related to 10 1992 111
Jack Avis Four-Ace Routine
10 1992 112
Karl Fulves Merger Nim game alternative
  • Playing Strategy
Related to 10 1992 113
Karl Fulves Blackjack Stacks winning hands for dealer in two-handed games
Related to 10 1992 115
Mel Stover Stover's Glass Bet bet about circumference being more than glass is tall
  • Reference Note
  • Karl Fulves Notes
Related to 10 1992 116
Karl Fulves Dice Controls
10 1992 118
Karl Fulves Impromptu Put and Take game with dice
10 1992 118
Karl Fulves Heads I Win controlled coin toss from cup with two dice
Related to 10 1992 119
Karl Fulves Monk's Money Move featuring a switch with dice cup
Related to 10 1992 120
Data entered by Denis Behr.