238 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Four-of-a-Kind/Aces Effects / Production & Appearance / Miscellaneous
  
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die sympathetischen Zahlen spectator stops while performer deals cards on table, then four people select a card, selections are the four Tens which match amount of dealt cards, number is also predicted on a piece of paper
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 4
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die vier Asse Aces produced, then sixteen more Aces produced, sixteen duplicate Aces
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 31
Joe Berg The Convexed Aces Experiment No. 6 - cards are lost and found, aces are bridged
Variations 1946 Card Control 156
Arthur H. Buckley The Aces and the Chosen Card Experiment No. 30 - aces are lost, selection appears on top and changes to aces, repeated three times
1946 Card Control 190
Edward Marlo Four-Ace Opener packets are held face to face, aces appear there
Related to 1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 134
Unknown Four-Ace Production Deck placed in pocket, can extract and locate four Aces
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 30
Eddie Joseph One-Eye Joe Kings lost with cut and shuffle procedure and found again
1950 Eddie's Dumbfounders with Cards 12
Toni Koynini The Last Card free selection, then three more cards arrived at after dealing deck into three piles, all match and consists of four-of-a-kind
1951 Toni Koynini's Card Miracles 19
Al Leech A Reverse Discovery Aces put in deck, Kings found, Aces reversed
1953 Card Man Stuff 21
Stewart James The Ace Assembly finding four Aces, deck is cut somewhere and piles are dealt
1954 The Nullificator 5
Charles Hudson Sorcerer's Seven II cards are shuffled and cards from 8 to As removed, shuffled again and picture cards removed, then with the number seven all quartets are counted to
1957 The Cardiste (Issue 4) 9
Harry Lorayne Coincidentally Yours three four of a kinds are produced via some layout and counting procedure
Variations 1962 Close-up Card Magic 44
Bill Simon Challenge Aces Ace of Spades is placed aside and keeps reappearing, change into four different Aces
Variations 1962 Close-up Card Magic 201
Edward Marlo Ace Producer two halves rubbed face to face, aces appear (sleeve aces)
1962 The K. M. Move 17
Al Leech Two Hands: Four Aces "sleeve Aces"
Variations 1965 Super Card Man Stuff 37
Harry Lorayne Any Four of a Kind strategy for producing any four of a kind named by spectator while only setting up three sets
Variations 1965 My Favorite Card Tricks 41
Harry Lorayne The Indicator procedure to set up a four of a kind for spelling from a shuffled deck
Variations 1967 Deck-Sterity 62
Edward Marlo Quadruple Match selection is matched with three mates, edgemarked deck
1967 Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Riffle Finale) 6
Edward Marlo The Named Four cutting to any four of a kind called for, edgemarked
1967 Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Riffle Finale) 9
Peter Kane Tetradism
  • (1) Matching the Cards with freely chosen card
  • (2) all four-of-a-kinds produced
Variations 1967 A Card Session with Peter Kane 19
Roy Walton Liberty
1969 The Devil's Playthings 40
T. Page Wright Spell Down spelling of a card, spelled value includes other three cards with same value and spelled suit only cards with same suit
1970 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 4) 18
Paul Swinford Quadrivium new deck order, faro
1971 More Faro Fantasy 19
Henry Christ Tally-Ho! spelling using words on card case
Variations 1971 Reputation-Makers 115
Karl Fulves No Sliding four aces produced, fifth ace produced, previous aces are now kings, extension
Inspired by 1971 The Book of Numbers — Supplementary Notes 10
Harry Lorayne The Fantastic Deal Jog red/black separation except named quartet (aka "The Great Divide")
Related toVariations 1972 The Great Divide 1
Harry Lorayne You Can't Go Wrong kind of Quick Coincidence with bad methos
1972 The Great Divide 8
Tom Osborne, Lu Brent Match It mates are produced
1972 The Living End 111
Frank Garcia Unique Discovery aces are produced, two turn over, selection found on the way
1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 55
Frank Thompson Any Ace Spell spelling to any ace called for
Related to 1973 Rim Shots 122
Harry Lorayne HaLo Mates
1973 Rim Shots 140
Jerry K. Hartman Overskill II Spectator cuts to Aces, then magician cuts to Aces in different flashy ways
Inspired by 1973 Means & Ends 28
Bob Mason Spell Fox Lake spelling using words on card case, using Fox Lake Playing Cards
Inspired by 1973 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 90) 449
Gene Finnell Prophesy card selected, two cards produced with value and suit of selection (composite card), then three cards found with those cards, the three mates of the selection
1973 Gene Finnell's Card Magic 29
Gene Finnell Trapped selection made, three cards of matching value are trapped with two faros
1973 Gene Finnell's Card Magic 30
Gene Finnell Birds of a Kind card chosen, cards of same value found with faro sandwiches
1973 Gene Finnell's Card Magic 44
Gene Finnell Card of Prophesy odd-backed card lost in deck, after some cutting and faro a four-of-a-kind shows up
  • Card of Prophesy Variation
  • Card of Prophesy Instant Replay
  • The Instant Repeat
1973 Gene Finnell's Card Magic 47
Edward Marlo Masterful Mix Up cards mixed face up and face down, performer instantly pushes out four Aces, three methods
1974 The Unexpected Card Book 85
Paul Curry The Red And The Black spectator arrange the deck, cards are in red/black pairs except the aces.
Related toVariations 1974 Paul Curry Presents 53
Harry Lorayne, Stephen Minch A Lunar Fating "Coincidentally Yours" with tarot cards
Inspired by 1974 The Book of Thoth 35
Harry Lorayne Snappy Flush Royal Flush production
Inspired byVariations 1975 Afterthoughts 44
Harry Lorayne Easy Indicator procedure to set up a four of a kind for spelling from a shuffled deck, simplified method
Inspired by 1975 Afterthoughts 59
Harry Lorayne Tally-Ho Ace Locator spelling using words on card case to find Aces
Inspired by 1975 Afterthoughts 139
Karl Fulves Novelty 4-Ace Production an ace is sandwiched between indifferent cards and placed in deck, another ace rises sideways, it's turned perpendicular, pushed in an rises out as different ace
1975 Methods with Cards — Part 1 68
Al Leech, Francis Carlyle Al Leech Discovery of the Aces
Inspired by 1975 The Magic of Francis Carlyle 78
Edward Marlo Face Up Aces Extended longer routine combination
1977 Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 304
Edward Marlo In Place of Double Lifts - First Effect losing, production of red aces, transpo
1977 Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 265
Edward Marlo Variations on Double Vanish & Recovery two aces change color, other aces are found again, different methods
Related to 1977 Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 191
Philip T. Goldstein Impolite Aces cutting to the red aces, they change into the black aces and the red ones are found reversed in the deck
1977 Scattershot 18
Frank Garcia Bluff Ace Opener magicians cuts four piles, all Aces, taking more card in last packet
1978 Lecture Notes — No. 2 1
Frank Garcia Four Aces Surprise spectator places Aces in the deck face-up while doing an overhand shuffle, shuffle version of Gemini Twins
Related to 1978 Lecture Notes — No. 2 3
Frank Garcia Double Header performer finds wrong card and it's mates, wrong card turns into selection and mates of selections are produced
1978 Lecture Notes — No. 2 6
Albert Charra "I'm Lucky" a bit of pile making and dealing required
Variations June 1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 6) 211
Terry LaGerould Pseudometry
Variations Dec. 1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 12) 282
Harry Lorayne An Amazing Revelation-Display one-hand revelation-display of eight cards
1979 Quantum Leaps 95
Harry Lorayne "Counters" aces and kings found by various indicator cards, faro
1979 Quantum Leaps 202
Brian Glover Transpo Aces
1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 2) 642
Charles Hudson Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired by Apr. 1980 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 328
Father Cyprian Roll Your Own without rolling
Inspired by 1980 The Elegant Card Magic of Father Cyprian 51
Harry Lorayne Quadruple Jeopardy after some counting a layout of two four-of-a-kinds is there, or even three (see Afterthoughts)
1982 Best of Friends 83
Terry LaGerould The Nickel Knows spelling using words on coin leads to all Fives, using a coin
Inspired by 1982 Best of Friends 334
Frank Garcia Aces at Chosen Numbers
1982 The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia — Part I 59
John Murray Spectacular Prediction Coincidence
1982 The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia — Part I 73
Joe Safuto Porous Potholder cards through potholder, then rubber hand holding Royal Flush is produced
Related to 1982 Close-Up Hallucinations 41
Douglas A. Wicks Rembrandt Aces aces are "painted" on rubber back of close up pad
Sep. 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 9) 820
Mike Bornstein Paint-On Aces aces painted on surface
Sep. 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 9) 821
C. W. Stanford Detex cards reversed with one-handed cut, aces shown with straight flush around them in deck
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 237
Jack Avis Mexican Bingo No. 74, sheets with numbers, some numbers arrived at are used to spell-count down in deck, four Aces found
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 97
Edward Marlo Application to an Effect "Sleeve Aces" - handling
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 137
Peter Duffie Tete a Tete Kings produced, change into Aces
Related to 1984 Close-Up to the Point 14
Ken Klosterman A Whole Lot of Money producing four Aces and loading a coin under each one
Dec. 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 12) 1149
Louis Falanga Second Routine four kings are found, transform into the aces as a climax
1985 Lake Tahoe Card Magic 41
John Riggs Aces for Airheads off-beat cutting the aces, four random cards on top, when position of packets are changed, aces appear on top of the packets
1986 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 15) 258
Paul Swinford Four of a Kind locating any four-of-a-kind with sorting rod
1986 The Cyberdeck 17
Karl Fulves Point of Conversion Ace of Diamonds put in center, it comes to top with the Two of Diamonds underneath which is tabled, repeated and Ace brings Three to Five to top as well, then Ace of Spades is on top and the tabled Diamonds change to Royal Flush cards
1987 Secret Session — Part Two 31
Richard Vollmer Earthly Powers selected card and four Aces are found, antifaro "programming"
Related toVariations June 1988 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 6) 1503
Harry Lorayne Unearthly Powers
Inspired by July 1988 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 7) 1520
Karl Fulves Ace Glue four dabs of "ace glue" put on jacket, jumbo cards sprung on performer, Aces glue on jacket, posed as problem
  • Version-X, with named four-of-a-kind, then igloo crashes on stage (!)
1988 Interlocutor (Issue 48) 204
Karrell Fox "Easy-Aces" Aces cut in deck reappear on top
1988 My Latest Book 51
Karrell Fox The "Informers" performer cuts deck into three piles, on top are the mates of the selection
1988 My Latest Book 53
Doug Edwards This, too, shall pass using riffle pass
Nov. 1989 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 11) 1712
Simon Lovell Four Ace Opener Series of color changes between black and red Aces, end with all four Aces on table
1989 Close Up Magic To Tapdance To 69
Karl Fulves Rivalry black kings catch two Aces, then red kings catch four Aces and previously found aces between black kings are gone
Inspired by 1989 Quick Card Tricks 16
Harry Lorayne, Edward Marlo, Jay Sankey The Pop-Up Ace Pyramid forming a pyramid with a banded deck, four of a kind revelation
1990 Trend Setters 80
Ken Krenzel The Condensed Aces Four spot is produced and splits in Twos, then in Aces, two methods, one with two double facers
Variations 1990 Close-up Impact! 43
Ron Ferris, Harry Lorayne Poker Face four Royal Flushs are produced
Feb. 1991 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 2) 1887
Roger A. Golde How Classics are Born!
Inspired by Nov. 1991 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 11) 1993
Richard Vollmer Mr. Koenig's Tapestry dealing a 4x4 square
Variations Mar. 1991 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 3) 1902
Karl Fulves Optimum Opener: Annexed Aces using "Riffle Shuffle Control" to control a selection and cull the aces from shuffled deck, negative cull
1991 28 Card Tricks 30
Stephen Tucker Impromptu Aces from the Fore splitting aces from card, four then a three etc.
1991 New Close-Up Lecture 2
John Morgan All Out new pack order finale
May 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 5) 2074
Tom Daugherty Choices
Inspired by Dec. 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 12) 2153
Doug Edwards The Ace You Say two aces are produced, changed, reproduced
Oct. 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 10) 2132
Stephen Tucker Find the Ladies four Queens are predicted and found
Aug. 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 8) 2108
Chris Kenner Paint by Numbers triumph with four Royal Flush climax, which are "painted" on rubber back of close up pad
Inspired byVariations 1992 Totally Out Of Control 140
Peter Duffie Fireside Aces Ace production with the Jokers
Inspired by 1993 Applications 45
Peter Duffie Deep Thoughts cut deeper force to decide on two sandwich cards, those sandwich a card which matches another chosen card, sandwich cards change to other two cards of that value
1993 Card Selection 1
Peter Duffie Card Selection four-of-a-kind production from shuffled deck
Inspired by 1993 Card Selection 29
Philip T. Goldstein Four Sure mates & four of a kind are found with dice, mathematical
July 1994 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 7) 2380
John Scarne Invisible Seconds top half shuffled, four obvious seconds dealt, those four cards are Aces, featuring a Bottom Deal handling from straddle grip
Related to 1994 Verbatim (Issue 10) 127
Peter Duffie Just for Starters
Inspired by 1995 Duffie's Card Compulsions 56
Peter Duffie Re-Scan Variant using spelling
Inspired by 1995 Duffie's Card Compulsions 223
Peter Duffie The Self-Seekers
Inspired by
  • "Jubilee Countdown" (Roy Walton, Fifty Years Later)
  • "Chiefly Yourselves" (Roy Walton, Linking Ring)
1995 Duffie's Card Compulsions 213
Michael Goldman The Magic Nines production/location combo
Dec. 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 12) 2587
Joe Rindfleisch Oh, That Magnetic Ace Of Spades Ace of Spades collects other aces
Mar. 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 3) 2619
Al Leech, Earl Nelson, Edward Marlo Aces Off the Cuff two black Aces are produced, transform into red two Aces and reappear from the sleeves, "sleeve aces"
Inspired by 1996 Card College — Volume 2 265
Michael Close Flushed With Success Royal Flush is found in deck via stack and faros, for memorized deck, Aronson Stack only
Related to 1996 Workers Number 5 132
Karl Fulves Improv Aces four kings lost in deck reversed one by one, spread on table, kings are next to the matching aces, with stack handling
1996 Blocking Off 139
Peter Duffie Brag-Artist one of four cards thought of, shuffled back, four three-card hands dealt, top cards are selection and the three Aces of other suits
1996 With Cards 4
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 1997 The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 56
Peter Duffie Return to St. Nicholas Red Aces appear between two Jokers, Jokers then change into black Aces (first published as Harlequinesque in Imagine)
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1997 Effortless Card Magic 23
Iain Girdwood Girdwood Meets St. Nicholas Black Aces appear between two Jokers, Jokers then change into red Aces
Inspired byRelated to 1997 Effortless Card Magic 26
Peter Duffie Effortless Count-Down Kings cut and lost into the deck, deck is dealt into four piles by spectator, top cards are Ace Two Three Four, count down the values to find the Kings
Inspired by 1997 Effortless Card Magic 56
Peter Duffie Men-Aces Two cards selected and lost, red Aces produced, then two black Aces reverse in the deck, trapping face-up selections
1997 Effortless Card Magic 58
Larry Jennings, Bruce Cervon Revealment triumph & dealing thing
1998 Hard-Boiled Mysteries 138
Andrew Wimhurst, Harry Lorayne The Awesome Foursome producing mates of two selected cards
1998 Down Under Deals 23
Chad Long The Tweezers two jokers as tweezers find two aces, then jokers turn into aces
Related to 1998 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 67) 1364
Gavin Ross Auto-Plunge Aces four Aces produced by mating a selection and push-through plunger
  • Phase One: "Simple Minds"
  • Phase Two: "The Auto-Plunger"
Also published here
  • booklet "Auto Plunger" (Gavin Ross, 1994)
1998 Five Times Five — Scotland 91
John Derris One in Three finding matching cards of selection behind back
1998 Come A Little Closer 33
James Swain The Explosion three four of a kinds
1999 21st Century Card Magic 68
James Swain Miraculous several four of a kinds are produced
1999 21st Century Card Magic 46
James Swain The Tale of Titanic Thompson on top of anitfaroed packets is Royal Flush
1999 21st Century Card Magic 26
Steve Mayhew, Toby Wessel Burn Out Your Blind Eyes without looking four cards are removed from the deck, eventually they change to aces
1999 Impressing Jodie Foster 5
Jack Carpenter Blind Lemon Aces Aces lost in deck and produced from right hand ("not this hand, the other hand")
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1999 Impressing Jodie Foster 10
Joshua Jay That's the Hard Part All three mates of selected card found, along with four Kings. Deck ends up separated by color.
Also published here 1999 Magic Atlas 76
Joshua Jay Cascading Queens Selection lost in deck. Four Queens produced, cards cascade down and selection is left in magician's hand
Inspired by
  • "Andrus Card Cascade" (Jerry Andrus, Kurious Kards, 1973)
1999 Magic Atlas 78
Doug Conn Flush Brush triumph with four Royal Flush climax, which are "painted" on rubber back of close up pad
Inspired by 1999 Tricks of my Trade 99
Karl Fulves Hooked Aces deck cut, two Aces are on faces, Slip Force application
1999 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 1) 7
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note four Ace revelation with extension of "3-Card Catch"
Inspired by 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 27
Mel Bennett Thrifty Aces values of four coins used to count down to four Aces
Inspired byRelated to 2000 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 4) 87
Karl Fulves Pennywise values of three coins used to count down to three Aces
Inspired by 2000 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 4) 88
Andrew Wimhurst, Harry Lorayne The Awesome Foursome producing three mates of two selected cards
2001 Jiggery Pokery 6
Masao Atsukawa 4Aと4Kの出現 (Appearance of 4A and 4K) Production of four Aces and four Kings - Ace of Spades and Diamonds sandwich Hearts and Spades, then four Aces sandwich four Kings
2001 カードの島 13
Karl Fulves Four on a Die No. 34, two dice used to find four-of-a-kind
Inspired by 2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 50
Unknown Dialing the Future No. 45, four cards chosen by dealing to first four digits of phone number, they are predicted or the Aces
2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 65
Harry Lorayne "Slip"pery Four-of-a-Kind named card locates its three mates
2001 Personal Collection 82
Harry Lorayne Four-Ace Lead-In selection ends up in middle of the four Aces, not reversed
2001 Personal Collection 94
Harry Lorayne Snappier Flush quick Royal Flush production, two Two-Card Tosses
Inspired byRelated to 2001 Personal Collection 105
Harry Lorayne Flabbergast Ten of Spades and Ace of Spades lost face-up in deck, they sandwich three cards, Royal Flush, faro
2001 Personal Collection 507
Harry Lorayne Bonus Royale Royal Flush production
Inspired byAlso published here 2001 Personal Collection 615
Harry Lorayne Beyond Belief several anti-faros with about half the deck, Royal Flush and Twos produced
Inspired byVariations 2001 Personal Collection 621
Harry Lorayne Beyond Belief Relief several anti-faros with about half the deck, Royal Flush and Twos produced, faro
Inspired by 2001 Personal Collection 627
Karl Fulves Not By Chance spectator places a black Ace face-up in center, other one is on top, they transpose, red Aces are around Ace in center
Inspired by 2001 New Card Controls 116
Karl Fulves Catch Card Catch named mates find the red Aces and change into the black Aces themselves
Inspired byVariations 2001 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 6) 195
Karl Fulves Jack The Knife Jacks find the red Aces and change into the black Aces themselves
Inspired by 2001 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 6) 196
R. Paul Wilson Wise Guys card chosen and Aces locate the three mates à la Collectors
2001 Omerta 3
David Regal High & Dry spectator shuffles yet magician deals aces on top of packets
2002 Constant Fooling 1 101
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser The Four Aces aces produced, then sixteen more aces produced, duplicate aces
Also published here 2002 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 39
John Rule The Dice Deal two dice rolled and piles dealt according to numbers, in the end the four Aces are on bottom of piles
2002 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 7) 250
Jack Avis, Lewis Jones Can't be bad emergency card placed aside, Aces found instead of selection, emergency card turns out to be selection
2002 Ahead of the Pack 108
Davide Costi Oscar Wilde Aces - Presentation patter
2004 Close-Up Elegance by Davide Costi 103
David Acer Splittant Aces Magician visually splits a red Two and black Two into four Aces
2004 Random Acts of Magic 36
Reinhard Müller Flip-Flop Poker using the Müller-Flop, packets are turned over and card selected, card next to selection are all high cards of same suit, selection transform to form a Royal Flush
2004 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 76
Reinhard Müller Three-Deal Royal Flush different method for Flip-Flop Poker
2004 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 77
Ron Frost Frost Style Choice Cut Magician cuts to four of a kind
Variations 2004 After The Force 46
Ron Frost Ultimate Revelation Magician cuts to four Aces, each packet also contains Ace to King of each suit, with the Sevens out of position because audience selected the Sevens
2004 After The Force 51
Ron Frost Table for Four Selected Ace changes places with the selected card
2004 After The Force 60
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Flashy Flush spectator selects BlackJack, then Royal Flush shows up, using Hamman's Flip-Flop Force
2004 Diamonds from Coal 136
Reinhard Müller The Ones We Can't See using variation of Hamman's Flip-Flop Force
2004 Diamonds from Coal 142
Jack Carpenter Blind Lemon Aces Aces lost in deck and produced from right hand ("not this hand, the other hand")
Also published here 2006 Pasteboard Palette 33
Karl Fulves Chip Shot poker chips and counting used to get to a Royal Flush
Inspired by 2006 Prolix (Issue 1) 45
Arturo de Ascanio Antagonistic Aces
Inspired by 2006 The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 303
Jack Avis Technique for a Multiple Slip Cut with two applications
2006 Rara Avis 172
Max Maven Deal With It small packet is cut and dealt, and after down-under deal, performer has four Aces
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 78
Unknown Revelment
2007 Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks — Volume 1 24
Del Ray, Dai Vernon Aces found a little improvisation
2007 Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks — Volume 1 46
Don May Stinger Monte four piles, top cards shown, spectator should follow Queen, suddenly there are Queens on all packets
Related toVariations 2007 The Wisdom of Solomon 120
Stewart James Ten Nights In A Cardroom Multiple phase routine with ten tricks

1. Shuffled deck, you deal and win a game of draw poker
2. Four spectators name a number each, the cards at those positions have the same value
3. You are able to name every card in a hand of poker as it is being dealt
4. Card to pocket, card is lost in the deck by spectator, then card appears in your previously empty pocket. Effect is repeated.
5. Challenge card location
6. Prediction trick
7. You deal yourself good cards for poker
8. You can predict what cards you will receive for poker
9. Blackjack deal, spectator can name any number of hands and you will always win with a blackjack
10. Shuffled deck, you blindfold yourself, you deal for poker and win once again
Also published here
  • Marketed by SJ, 1948
2007 The Essential Stewart James 84
Kevin Ho Collectors: Redux Flourishy location of three selections, and at the same time producing the four Queens (inspired by Daniel Madison's The Mayhem Theory)
2008 Smooth Operations 34
Aldo Colombini Direct Aces spectator cuts off pile, next to values added, counted down, Aces found finally
2008 Prolix (Issue 4) 219
Karl Fulves Flat Dice six dice, spectator rolls three, numbers drawn in 2x3 grid, repeated, addition made, number force, book test application or counting to Aces
2009 Prolix (Issue 6) 391
Nick Trost The Nines I coincidences with number nine, all Nines show up
Inspired by
  • "WAD Perfected" (Steve Pressley, Endless Possibilities, 1991)
2009 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 2 311
Karl Fulves Jinx Extra spelling to find four-of-a-kind
Inspired by
  • "Quickie Set Up Effect" (Theodore Annemann)
2010 Prolix (Issue 7) 452
Harry Lorayne 6-Card Reverse Faro Ending, Plus extensions of Reverse Faro Ending (usually five cards) for six cards or more, cards turned over with anti-faro until one card is left face-down and it is selection
2011 Special Effects 20
Harry Lorayne Three First sandwich effect with three cards, they are Aces, fourth Ace also found
2011 Special Effects 114
Karl Fulves Free Mix position of Joker predicted even though spectator influenced the overhand shuffle, then Aces found, red/black separation retained
2011 Xtra Credit (Issue 9) 64
Richard Vollmer, Roberto Giobbi Tally-Ho Aces found by spelling out words from card case
2012 Confidences 25
Benjamin Earl Blinded by The Hand four Aces located with "other" hand Ramsay-style
Related toVariationsAlso published here 2014 Less is More 3 4
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
Also published here 2014 Less is More 3 5
Benjamin Earl Four Packet Flow four Ace production, "impressionistically" coming from different parts of the deck
Also published here 2014 Less is More 3 7
Benjamin Earl Real Ace Cutting thoughts on cutting four Aces from a shuffled deck
  • Method/approach/philosophy
  • Technical Notes
  • Performance Notes
  • Final Thoughts
Also published here 2014 Less is More 3 25
Justin Higham The 75% Production Locating / producing a four-of-a-kind via improvisation

  • Performance
  • End Notes
  • Culling in Advance
  • Non-Linear Culling
  • Shuffling After Culling
  • Recycling Knowledge
  • The Key to Improvisation
Related to 2014 The 75% Production and The Trick With No Method 1
Justin Higham Other Approaches
  • Leaving the selection till last
  • Without a selection
  • Pseudo-Memory Presentation
  • 100% Production
  • 50% Production
  • Other 50% Productions
  • 50% Ambitious Production
Related to 2014 The 75% Production and The Trick With No Method 6
Michael Weber Many Tekel Deck riffle shuffled, but any four of a kind can be produced
2014 Old Dog 3
Michael Lam 超感官力 (Supernatural Sense) Juan Tamariz Four of a Kind effect with Si Stebbins
2014 实战魔术 Real Magic 30
Michael Lam 超感官力 (Supernatural Sense) Jazz Version Impromptu way of doing Juan Tamariz's Four of a Kind
2014 实战魔术 Real Magic 33
Unknown A Simple Ace Production Milk Shuffle Ace Production, Marlo showed to Aronson but credit is unknown
2014 Art Decko 14
Harry Lorayne Startler card chosen, performer instantly finds the three mates
2015 JawDroppers! 15
Harry Lorayne Snappy Flush, Updated Royal Flush production
Inspired by 2015 JawDroppers! 117
Harry Lorayne Powerful Powers five cards found by making packets with anti-faros, also as Aces or Royal Flush revelation
Inspired byVariations 2015 JawDroppers! 127
G Poker Player's Dine Out (没大没小) Magician and spectators find four Aces, variation on Poker Player's Picnic
Inspired by 2015 Believe 26
Pit Hartling Top of the Heaps named four-of-a-kind comes to top of four piles
2016 In Order to Amaze 122
Pit Hartling A Riffle Culling Demonstration named four-of-a-kind to top
2016 In Order to Amaze 130
Pit Hartling Identity four random card reversed in spread instantly transform into selections, then back
2016 In Order to Amaze 150
So Sato Quartet Shuffle four piles, spectator shuffles in various ways, four of a kind with down-under-deal found, Mass Destruction Stacking
Inspired by
  • "Time Cumbersome Down-Under" (Hideo Kato, PALM Vol. 19, 2001)
2016 The Secrets of So Sato 126
Benjamin Earl Finding Four Aces with Framework deck vanishes except four aces or four-of-a-kind matching selection
Related to 2016 Eye Candy 5
Benjamin Earl Blinded by the Hand four Aces located with "other" hand Ramsay-style
Also published here 2017 Less is More 69
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
Inspired byAlso published here 2017 Less is More 71
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 2017 Less is More 110
Ryan Plunkett The "Eh, Fuck it" Ace Interlude Magician loses three Aces in the deck, remaining Ace multiplies into four Aces
July 2017 Elixir (Vol. 1 No. 1 (Summer #1)) 3
Michael Feldman Spelllar card named, four piles made by spelling to it in different languages, even made-up one, all Kings found
Inspired by 2017 The Pages are Blank 51
Harry Lorayne Double Duck down-under-deal in pairs instead of singly, to reveal Aces or Royal Flush
Inspired by 2017 JawDroppers! Two 39
Harry Lorayne Blackjack 21 Locator four Aces locate the four Jacks, using HaLo Cut and Lorayne Force
2017 JawDroppers! Two 82
Harry Lorayne Force Feed Again card chosen and lost, Two-Card Toss used to produce it with its mate, also for four-of-a-kind production
Inspired by 2017 JawDroppers! Two 91
Harry Lorayne Royal Spelling Slowly Royal Flush production, optionally second royal flush
2017 JawDroppers! Two 118
Harry Lorayne Force Feed Once More card stopped at, matching four-of-a-kind produced
Inspired by 2017 JawDroppers! Two 132
Harry Lorayne Perhaps Stronger Royal Flush production, begins by openly taking out two of the Royal Flush cards
Inspired by 2017 JawDroppers! Two 196
Harry Lorayne New Sandwich red Aces find black Aces
Also published here 2017 JawDroppers! Two 209
Harry Lorayne Mated Updated spectator finds two Royal Flush cards by putting cards next to them in deck
Related toAlso published here 2017 JawDroppers! Two 214
Tom Rose The One-Handed Man four Aces located with "other" hand Ramsay-style
Inspired byRelated to 2018 From the Red Notebook 17
Harapan Ong Passport Production spectator pushed Ace in deck, other Aces produced from that position
2018 Principia 33
Harapan Ong, Donald Chung Poker Player's Picnic Plus with additional four-of-a-kind at bottom
Inspired by 2018 Principia 43
John Bannon, David Solomon A Christ Session four Sixes produced, starting with a Christ force
2018 Solomon's Secrets 77
David Solomon Totally Fooling Sans Shuffle four piles cut to, top cards of three piles total to number of fourth pile, selection on bottom of this pile, then the three numbers used to count to three mates of selection
Inspired by 2018 Solomon's Secrets 131
Steve Beam Test of Luck production of mates of chosen card
2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 241
Harry Lorayne Bonus Royale Royal Flush Production
Also published here 2018 And Finally! 61
Harry Lorayne Jacks Are Better selection lost, four Jacks found instead of selection, then sandwich of selection
2018 And Finally! 90
Harry Lorayne Royal Update spectator finds two Royal Flush cards by putting cards next to them in deck
Also published here 2018 And Finally! 229
Harry Lorayne In The Flush one of ten cards thought of, it turns out to be a Royal Flush card and the royal flush to match shows up as well
2018 And Finally! 231
John Bannon Bullet Catcher Production Apparently find four of a kind in the deck
2019 The Buena Vista Shuffle Club 187
Jeremiah Zuo Those Are the Aces - Phase One: Sandwich For Two selection appears between Aces, two more Aces appear around selection
Also published here
  • Notes "Those Are the Aces" (2003)
  • "Sandwich 4 Two" (Antinomy, Vol. 3 No. 10, 2008)
2019 Confessions of A Magic Fan 1
Michael Powers A Night at the Stardust poem story in which only Aces are used, lost and found, with appearing at the fingertips of the "wrong" hand as finale
Inspired by 2019 Tesseract 155
Steve Forte Aces, Kings, Queens, Jacks and Tens (strippers)
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 840
Steve Forte Aces, Kings, Queens, Jacks, and Tens producing five fours-of-a-kind
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 841
Steve Forte The 7-13-3-1 Demo after convincing riffle shuffle the Aces are found at the numbers in the title one at a time with shuffles in between
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 866
Steve Forte Dealers' School Aces controlled during seemingly fair riffle shuffles, some shuffles with openly reversed cards on top
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 867
Steve Forte Up & Down Trapped Aces top and bottom cards turned face up, after a few riffle shuffles they trap the four Aces in the center
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 869
Steve Forte Indicator Cards four face-up indifferent cards riffle shuffled in deck next to an Ace each
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 873
Steve Forte Quads Cull named four-of-a-kind produced after two honest riffle shuffles by spectator, impro
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 923
Steve Forte Stripped and Stripped Royal Flush version that ends with Royal Flush revelation
Inspired by 2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 970
Steve Forte Hidden Aces twenty cards counted face-up off the deck, while no Ace is seen, the Aces are dealt from the packet
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 971
Steve Forte pinochle Ace revelation framed by pinochle deal
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 982
Steve Forte aces are easier to remember Ace revelation with a gag
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 982
Steve Forte hearts, clubs, diamonds, and 28th from the top card found with one-handed false cut
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 995
Steve Forte holding out #2 four Aces appear
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 1012
Andi Gladwin Castle Jacks
  • Even More Memory Man (shuffled deck apparently memorized, naming position of selection, finding four-of-a-kind)
  • Glassical Assembly (Jacks signed and put in glass, three removed one at a time to make them vanish on deck, reappear in glass)
  • Travelers (with deck vanish finale)
Inspired by
  • "More Memory Man" (Joel Givens, Session, 2007)
2020 The Boy Who Cried Magic 187
Alex Martinez San Juan The Cowboy Card Trick rope is wrapped around deck and four Aces appear one by one knotted on the rope
2020 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 12 199
Harry Lorayne Try This!
  • Reverse Faro
four packets made via anti-faros, four Aces found
Related to 2020 More Jaw Droppers! 11