67 entries in Cards / Sleights / Culling / Red-Black Separations
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Das schräg oder conisch beschnittene Spiel stripper deck, red black application, also all four suits
1896 128
Charles T. Jordan Back and Front Count Sorting
1919/1920 26
Charles T. Jordan Four-Way Sorting to back or front and up and down jogged
Related to 1920 22
Charles T. Jordan Separation while Looking Through Cards while taking out the Aces, one apparently forgotten
The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks)
Color Separation while looking through the deck
1938 86
Al Baker Red-Black Detection method to set up during trick
Also published here 1938 542
Separating the Colors slop shuffle
Related to 1940 115
Paul Rosini A Rosi-Cruzian Mystery daub, button storage, two phases, red-black separation during first phase that is used in second phase
Variations 1940 219
Wilbur T. Kattner Ry for Mystery preparing OOTW while performing
Aug. 1942
The Phoenix (Issue 16)
James G. Thompson Jr. Fantasy in Red and Black slop shuffle red black separation, card location, lead in for a red black riffle shuffle set-up
May 1944
The Phoenix (Issue 60)
Arthur H. Buckley separating reds from blacks
1946 29
Edward Marlo Cull Separation Shuffle deck alternates in pairs, after overhand shuffle sequence the colors are separated
June 1957
Ibidem (Issue 10)
Russell "Rusduck" Duck, Jean Hugard Color Separation separating suits and stacking deck in the hands, see Tom Ransom's idea in No. 6
Related to Feb. 1958
The Cardiste (Issue 5)
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Rusduck Thinks on the reverse faro
  • suit separation by going through the deck only once
  • reverse faros to pre-set a stack
  • poker deal application
Inspired byRelated to Oct. 1959
Ibidem (Issue 18)
Harry Lorayne Red-Black Set-Up card divination as motivation to go through deck
1962 84
Karl Fulves Technicolor Thought
Related to 1971 12
Harry Lorayne The Fantastic Deal Jog red/black separation except named quartet (aka "The Great Divide")
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1972 1
Harry Lorayne Utility Uses For The Deal Jog
1972 3
Edward Marlo First Objective culling procedure for red/black separation, including several credits and sources for other approaches, for a Persi Diaconis credit claim by Karl Fulves see page 212 of Epilogue
1973 3
Edward Marlo Second Objective presentational excuses for red/black separation procedure explained on page 3
1973 7
Edward Marlo Fifth Objective in and out jogging cull with tabled strip-out cut
Variations 1973 11
Walt Lees, Bruce Elliott Biddle Move Separation
Dec. 1974
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 4)
Martin Gardner Slop Shuffle Separation red black separation, credited to Gardner
Related to Apr. 1974 726
Martin A. Nash Slop Shuffle Handling
1975 79
Karl Fulves Riffle Shuffle Control sorting a one-way deck with the incomplete Riffle Shuffle Control placement
Interlocutor (Issue 27)
Martin A. Nash Separation by ESP card location, wrong card turns into selection, to separate deck in red and black
1980 7
Harry Lorayne Open Bluff Separation
1981 64
Ken De Courcy Slop-Shuffle Separation Separating deck into red-black while slop shuffling
1983 16
Edward Marlo, Art Altman Tips: 1. using Altman's false shuffle (page 63) as red black separation technique
1984 30
Karl Fulves Riffle Red Riffle Shuffle Control used to divide colors, as set-up for Judson/Brown's Telltale Color
1987 23
Christoph Borer Schwarz und Rot slop shuffle triumph, colors are separated and named card is found among contrasting colors
Magische Blätter (Vol. 1 No. 7)
Lennart Green 1-2-Separation separating in reds/blacks while throwing heaps, two handlings:
1. Spread Cull
2. Cut Cull
1989 1
Slop/Drunken Shuffle as separation
1994 138
Roger Crosthwaite Longitudinal Deal-Cop here used as red-black separation
Related to 1994 163
Lennart Green The "GAS" Separation Green Angle Separation, detailled explanation divided in
  • Step One: The Running-thru
  • Step Two: The Angle
  • Step Three: The Strip-Out (as a cut and as a hidden move)
Related to 1995 3
Lennart Green Four-Color Separation separating all suits, extention of GAS
1995 14
Lennart Green, Anthony Owen GAS Variation while dealing cards on the table
Mar. 1995
The Minotaur (Vol. 7 No. 1)
Lewis Jones Invisible Cull
Feb. 1997
Apocalypse (Vol. 20 No. 2)
Lennart Green The Green Angle Separation
2000 903
Karl Fulves Clandestine Cull cards removed from deck, tabled pile ends up red-black-alternating, rest in hand red-black separated
Variations 2000
Off The Books (Issue 1)
Rot-Schwarz Präparation red-black separation during a location effect
Intermagic (Vol. 24 No. 1)
Harry Lorayne The Great Divide named quartet removed, it is used to separate deck into colors, updated handling
Inspired by 2001 579
Slop Shuffle Separation
2001 31
Karl Fulves Color Control multiple shift application idea
2002 273
Roberto Giobbi Separating the Colors commentary and correction, slop shuffle
Related to May 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 5)
David Williamson Pair Display Separation cards shown in pairs, set-up for red-black strip-out later
2003 14
David Williamson Pair Display Separation cards shown in pairs, set-up for red-black strip-out later
2003 28
Down-Jog Separation in and out jogging cull with strip-out cut
2004 435
Lennart Green Green Angle Separation brief
2004 361
Harry Lorayne, Edward Marlo Lorayne's "Great Divide" and Marlo's "Fifth Objective" Culls brief
2004 362
Kostya Kimlat The Angle-Cull-Separation angle separation and spread cull combination
  • Separating Sets of Four of a Kind
  • Four Suit Separation
  • Beep Beep
2004 39
Biddle Steal Separation
2005 27
Karl Fulves Riffle Shuffle Control as Cull upjogging all cards of one group instead of doing a riffle shuffle, also from the back with one-way backs
Prolix (Issue 1)
Anthony Owen Out Of This House angle-jogging cards while dealing them on the table
Also published here 2007 28
Henry Evans Suit Yourself deck riffle shuffled by spectator, slop shuffle triumph, then deck shown in new deck order, slop shuffle to undo spectator's shuffle
Variations Oct. 2007
Antinomy (Vol. 3 No. 3)
Lennart Green Angle Separation very brief
2008 50
Woody Aragón Separagon open tabled red/black separation
Also published here 2011 35
Harry Lorayne Great Divide
Also published here 2014 108
Karl Fulves Riffle Shuffle Control used as red-black separation
Inspired byRelated to 2015
Errata (Issue 1)
Edward Marlo Outjogged Oil and Water
2017 19
Bob Farmer The Inverted Maximized Shuffle
  • The Trinary Shuffle (building three separate piles in an in-the-hands mix)
  • Maximizing the Trinary Shuffle
2017 50
Anthony Owen Out Of This House angle-jogging cards while dealing them on the table
Inspired byAlso published here 2017 117
Harry Lorayne Great Divide brief
2017 74
Don May Slop-Shuffle Cull Separation
2018 32
Alexander Hansford Count Cull while counting off a certain number of cards
The Neat Review (Issue 1 - London 2019)
Woody Aragón Separagon open tabled red/black separation
Also published here 2019 304
Juan Tamariz Removal Color Separation as a bunch of red and black cards are removed, the rest ends up separated in colors
2022 17