147 entries in Cards / Sleights / Controls / Single Card Controls / Shuffle Controls
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown To tell what Card a Person pitches on, without seeing the Card till you find it in the Pack cards shown one by one and stopped at selection, simple overhand shuffle control
1784 Breslaw's Last Legacy 65
Unknown Les faux mélanges Four "false shuffle" will be explained, starting with one by spreading from hand to hand in bunches à la Charlier shuffle to control just a single card
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 101
S. W. Erdnase The Blind Shuffle For Securing Selected Card with palm off for a spectator shuffle
1902 The Expert at the Card Table 141
Unknown Novel Card Discovery - First Method cards counted during spreading during selection, replaced at known position, controlled via jog shuffle
1909 The Art of Magic 40
Graham Adams The Peep and Riffle key card in center, selection controlled to top with an in-the-hands riffle shuffle
1931 Mr. S. W. Erdnase — "His Book" 15
Graham Adams The Slip Shuffle card from center brought to bottom in one overhand shuffle, see also photographs starting on p. 39
1931 Mr. S. W. Erdnase — "His Book" 16
Ralph W. Hull Optical Shuffle to front and back, as control of card to third position
Related to 1932 "Eye-Openers" 4
Unknown The "Mahatma" Substitutes Substitutes for the Pass, three versions
1933 Farelli's Card Magic - Part One 32
Edward Bagshawe The Bagshawe Substitute
1933 Farelli's Card Magic - Part One 33
Victor Farelli, Unknown The "Riffle" Substitutes riffle shuffle
  • Using a "Longitudinal Bridge"
  • Using the Veneri "Flesh" Break
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part One 34
Unknown The Hindu Shuffle as a Substitute for the Pass one or multiple card control
1933 Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 3
Unknown An Easy Substitute for the Pass starting like Charlier Pass, overhand shuffle
1933 Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 6
Ralph W. Hull The Optical Shuffle "A Perfect Substitute for the Pass"
back and front throws, also as card control
Related to 1933 More "Eye-Openers" 2
Unknown The Break and Overhand Shuffle No. 1 of "Substitutes for the Pass"
1935 Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 91
Unknown The Riffle Return No. 2 of "Substitutes for the Pass"
1935 Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 92
Unknown A Smart Location card is inserted and hit through deck, control with riffle shuffle
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 23
Jean Hugard Oops Control Variation reversed key card that is accidentally discovered
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 49
Unknown The Simple Pass overhand shuffle control, mahatma
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 381
Unknown A Good Location overhand shuffle control
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 383
Unknown The Shuffle Location jog-shuffle
1938 Greater Magic 41
Unknown Substitutes for the Pass: I. Misdirection Mahatma Overhand Shuffle Control
1938 Greater Magic 186
Unknown The Hindu Shuffle genuine shuffle and as single/multiple card control
1938 Greater Magic 187
Unknown The Optical Shuffle back-and-forth false shuffle applied to card control
1938 Greater Magic 189
Unknown The Break and Shuffle overhand
1938 Greater Magic 189
Orville Wayne Meyer Riffle Shuffle Control in the hands
1939 More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 11
Theodore Annemann, Unknown Light on the Hindu Shuffle control to top
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 56) 398
Unknown Hindu Shuffle Variation to control a card
1940 Expert Card Technique 69
S. W. Erdnase Erdnase In-Jog Shuffle top stock control, also as control of one selection
1940 12 Tricks with a Borrowed Deck 3
Jean Hugard Hugard Card Control center clip overhand shuffle
1941 More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 6
Unknown A Reversed Card as a Key Card
1941 The Stripper Deck 7
Unknown The Stripper Jog Control controlling reversed card in stripper deck
1941 The Stripper Deck 9
Unknown The Simplified Pass control to top via riffle shuffle
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 195
Unknown How to Get A Card Placed in Middle of Deck to "Bottom" of Deck pass or riffle shuffle
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 252
Edward Marlo The Riffle Pass controlling a card or cards to top with a riffle shuffle
1945 Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles) 82
Jean Hugard Card Magic - Substitutes for the Pass
  • The Simplified Pass(turn over and shuffle)
Apr. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 11) 113
Bert Feinson The B. F. Card Control lift shuffle in which only the selection is picked up
Oct. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 5) 160
Edward Marlo The Riffle Pass controlling a card or cards to top with a riffle shuffle
1946 Early Marlo (Issue Marlo's Discoveries) 48
J. B. Bobo Multiple Card Control hindu shuffle control to bottom for one or multiple cards, crimp addition
Related to 1947 Watch This One! 15
J. B. Bobo Control to Second from Bottom Hindu shuffle
1947 Watch This One! 68
Unknown Spread and Break Control getting in Overhand Shuffle Position
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 122
Unknown Overhand Shuffle Control
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 9
Unknown Overhand Break Control
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 117
Unknown Reversed Location using a reversed card
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 180
Unknown Hindu Shuffle Control
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 191
Al Leech A Simple Card Control control card at a certain position with the hindu shuffle or a double cut
1949 For Card Men Only 27
Dai Vernon Multiple Card Control Hindu Shuffle and crimp/locator
Related toVariations 1950 Expert Card Technique 453
Edward Marlo The Shuffle Control sequences to control peeked at cards with overhand shuffles, one by one or more at once
A. Shuffle Control for One or More Cards to the Top
B. Shuffle Control to Bottom
C. Double Peek Shuffle Control to Bottom
D. Double Peek Shuffle Control with Repeat
E. Double Peek Shuffle Control to Top and Bottom
F. Double Peek Shuffle Control to Bottom by Pull Out Method
G. Triple Peek Shuffle Control to the Bottom
1952 Control Systems 32
Bill Simon Shuffle Control
1952 Effective Card Magic 84
Unknown Top Stock Shuffle Control top card to second from top
1953 "Come a little closer..." 35
Unknown The Simplified Pass
1954 Handbook Of Card Sleights 3
Cy Endfield Jog Control
1955 Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part I 62
Unknown Overhand Shuffle Control two selections
1962 Close-up Card Magic 39
Unknown Hindu Shuffle Control
1962 Close-up Card Magic 56
Unknown Mahatma Overhand Shuffle Control
1962 Close-up Card Magic 221
Dai Vernon To Shuffle the Card to the Top with the Riffle Shuffle after peek control
1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 131
Karl Fulves General Considerations handling the stripper deck to control cards with tabled riffle shuffles
  • Control To The Top
  • Control To The Bottom
1970 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Third Supplement) 78
Edward Marlo Key Card Throw-Offs peek control with key card
1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 37
Edward Marlo Control from Erdnase Break seven methods to control a card marked off by Erdnase break
1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 78
James G. Thompson Jr. From 1 to 10 bringing card to a desired number
1972 The Living End 150
Unknown Placing Card any Number Above Ten from Top of Pack
1972 The Living End 151
Karl Fulves Side Center Transfer transfering side jogged cards during riffle shuffle
1973 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Preliminary Notes on Part Two 64
Trevor H. Hall Overhand Lift Shuffle as a:
  • small packet control
  • location and control of a single card
  • a force
  • complete false shuffle
1973 The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 28
Martin A. Nash Milking the Peek from the break
1975 Ever So Sleightly 62
Francis Carlyle The No Pass Utility Move overhand shuffle control
1975 The Magic of Francis Carlyle 64
J. B. Bobo Hindu Shuffle Control
1977 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 12) 447
Harry Lorayne For a Selected-Card Control jog shuffle application
1977 The Magic Book 43
Harry Lorayne Instead of the Pass overhand shuffle from break as control
Also published here 1977 The Magic Book 47
Unknown The Hindu Shuffle as a Control
1977 The Magic Book 59
Jerry Mentzer Control to Bottom hindu shuffle
1979 Card Cavalcade Finale 160
Unknown Overhand Shuffle Crimp Control
1979 CardMagic 118
Karl Fulves Riffle Shuffle Control card selected from incomplete riffle shuffle controlled to twenty-six from top
Related to 1979 Riffle Shuffle Control 7
Edward Marlo Control Throw-Offs in foreword, magician thinks he follows control of card
  • First Approach
  • Second Approach
  • Third Approach (with riffle shuffle)
Also published here 1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4
Edward Marlo Control Fake-Outs - Jog Shuffle Fake-Out puzzle magicians that follow the control, two methods
1980 Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant) 38
Unknown The Simplified Pass shuffle control, face up
1980 Diverting Card Magic 30
Karl Fulves Simple Side Steal with shuffle
1981 Side Steal 3
Karl Fulves Steal and Shuffle
1981 Side Steal 13
Dick Koornwinder Card Location with locator card
1984 Diverting Kreations 13
Jack McMillen Card Control delayed jog in overhand shuffle control (1937)
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 25
Frederick Braue Strip Control Vernon Multiple Shift with one card
Inspired by 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 19
Bruce Cervon Two Corner Short Controls overhand and riffle shuffle, using corner short
1987 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 1 5
Unknown Mahatma Control used for two selections
1989 Randy Wakeman Presents 21
John Quine Second Keeper Shuffle keeping card at second position during shuffles
Variations Dec. 1990 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 12) 1865
Alex Elmsley Fan Shuffle Strategies to control a selection or as a false shuffle
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 96
John Quine Second Keeper Shuffle keeping card at second position during shuffles
Variations Mar. 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 3) 2044
Doug Edwards Two Hindu-Shuffle Finesses Force- & Control-Finesse
Apr. 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 4) 2202
Unknown インジョッグ、アンダーカット (Injog, Undercut) For overhand shuffle
1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 32
Unknown オーバーハンドシャフルによるコントロール (Overhand shuffle control)
1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 32
Unknown オーバーハンドシャフルによるコントロール (Overhand shuffle control) Control a card to a certain position in the deck
1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 37
Roberto Giobbi Side Shuffle Control
Inspired by 1993 Persönliche Notizen zum Seminar 2
Gene Maze Table Replacement Control selection cut into tabled deck followed by riffle shuffle
1994 Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 48
Harry Lorayne, John Quine My Second Keeper keeping card at second position during shuffles
Inspired byVariations Apr. 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 4) 2485
Unknown The Overhand Shuffle Control
1995 Card College — Volume 1 67
Dai Vernon The Post-peek Overhand Shuffle Control
Related to 1995 Card College — Volume 1 74
Unknown Control in a Hand-to-Hand-Spread "Location, Identification and Control with a Key Cards"
1995 Card College - Volume 1 142
Unknown Hindu Shuffle Card Controls
1995 Card College - Volume 1 160
Unknown The Lucky Card Spectator locates his card with his Lucky Card
1995 Card College - Volume 1 164
Unknown Klondike Shuffle Control
1995 Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 10
David Acer The Running Control hindu shuffle, drop jog
Inspired byAlso published here 1995 Natural Selections 67
Unknown A Direct Overhand Shuffle Control Lift shuffle
1998 Card College — Volume 3 559
David Acer The Running Control Hindu shuffle
Also published here 1999 Natural Selections — Volume II 141
Ellis Stanyon Shuffling the Chosen Card Directly to the Top of the Pack No. 30, jog shuffle as control
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 289
Lin Searles Shuffle Control From The Peek setting a key, then getting card back to top
2000 Gambling Notes 14
Unknown Hindu Pick-Up Hindu Shuffle control to top
2000 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 2) 38
Steve Beam King of the Hill Control controlling a card above a partial stack
  • Alternative Bottom Control
Also published here 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 225
Jerry Mentzer Control to Bottom hindu shuffle
2000 Card File Two 121
David Devant Overhand Shuffle Control
2000 In a Class by Himself — The Legacy of Don Alan 76
Unknown Klondike Shuffle Control
2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 63
Harry Lorayne My Second Keeper, Cont'd keeping card at second position during shuffles
  • card changes into selection
  • Reverse Faro Ending
  • counting down to selection
Inspired by 2001 Personal Collection 199
Steve Beam The Underhand Shuffle
  • The Basic Shuffle
  • Double Undercut Alternative
  • Top Stock Retention
  • Face Up Throw-Off
  • Center Card Retention
  • Center Stock Retention
  • Red / Black Shuffle
  • Controlling A Selection with Retention of Full Deck Order
  • Controlling A Freely-Replaced Selection Retaining Full-Deck Order
2001 The Underhand Shuffle 3
Karl Fulves, Steve Beam Riffle Shuffle Control Handling incomplete riffle shuffle condition
2003 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 123
Luis H. Trueba Control, Vistazo y Aparición card control and glimpsed while riffle shuffled on the table
2003 Magia y Dramagia 122
Dai Vernon Vernon Fooler 1
2007 Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks — Volume 1 22
Harvey Cohen Controlled Peek overhand shuffle control / peek combo
Also published here 2007 Best of Friends — Volume III 256
Harry Lorayne Overhand-Run Control
2007 Best of Friends — Volume III 385
Harry Lorayne, John Quine My Second Keeper keeping card at second position during faro shuffles
2007 Best of Friends — Volume III 455
Justin Higham Deal Shuffle Slop style shuffle with both hands in Mechanics grip, just pushing over packets from left to right hand. Can be used as:

  • Key card placement
  • Control (top or bottom)
2008 Dexterity Manual 14
Roberto Giobbi The Lift Shuffle - A Study in the Polyvalence of a Sleight
  • Control the top stock in one shuffle
  • Control top and bottom stocks in one shuffle
  • Force one or several cards
  • Control a selected card
  • Eliminate cards that lie on top of a wanted card
  • Invert the order of individual cards on top of the deck
  • Invert the order of two groups on top of the deck
  • Bring a card from the top to a specific number
  • Key Card Placement
  • Cull one or several cards to the bottom of the deck in a single overhand shuffle
  • False shuffle the entire deck
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Jan 19) 24
Roberto Giobbi Control with a Swing Cut at a Break
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Feb 24) 63
Eddie Fechter Fechter's Slide Control bringing top card to bottom
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Mar 22) 91
Roberto Giobbi Double Undercut Control
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Mar 26) 95
Roberto Giobbi Controlled Control overhand shuffle control to small number from bottom
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Apr 2) 103
Roberto Giobbi An Overhand Shuffle Control
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Oct 23) 316
Steve Beam King of the Hill Control controlling a card above a partial stack
  • Alternative Bottom Control
Also published here 2011 FFFF-ing Great Card Moves 17
Roberto Giobbi, Bill Kalman Overhand Shuffle Break Control "Automatic Side-jog Shuffle"
2012 Confidences 83
Jack McMillen, Roberto Giobbi On McMillen's Card Control
Inspired by
  • Control in "Jack McMillen" (Michael Landes)
2012 Confidences 90
Roberto Giobbi The Face-up Overhand Shuffle Control Mahatma Control/Pass version
2012 Confidences 93
Lance Caffrey Single Card Controls
  • 1. Top to Bottom
  • 2. Bottom to Top
  • 3. Bottom Card Break-off
  • 4. Bottom Card Retention
  • 5. Positioning
2013 The Asian Hustle — Secrets of the Hindu Shuffle 66
Derek Dingle Dingle's Riffle Shuffle Control card tossed in tabled deck in riffle shuffle position, pushed flush, followed by riffle shuffle
2013 (ca.) CTRL 15
Steve Beam Ground Control combination force and control based upon Hindu Shuffle Force
Related toAlso published here 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 10 53
Karl Fulves Incomplete Riffle Shuffle Control
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 149
Jack McMillen, Roberto Giobbi On McMillen's Card Control
Related to 2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue June 16) 172
Roberto Giobbi The Lift-Shuffle Control
2016 Standup Card Magic 53
Roberto Giobbi Control with Dribble and Side Shuffle
  • Optional Preliminary Procedure
  • Selection Procedure
  • The Side-Control Shuffle
  • Additional Options
Related to 2016 Standup Card Magic 55
Jack McMillen, Roberto Giobbi Variation with an Injog Shuffle
Inspired by
  • Control in "Jack McMillen" (Michael Landes)
2016 Standup Card Magic 59
Michel Gammenthaler, Roberto Giobbi The Fast Control
2016 Standup Card Magic 59
Anson Chen Elevator Crimp Control
2016 The Ace Assembly All-Star Lecture Notes 70
Steve Beam Ground Control combination force and control based upon Hindu Shuffle Force
Also published here 2016 Tea Time With The Pasteboards 10
Steve Beam Ground Control combination force and control based upon Hindu Shuffle Force
Also published here 2016 Card Magic To Go 8
Hal. Merton Mahatma Control
2017 A New Angle 28
Harvey Cohen Controlled Peek overhand shuffle control / peek combo
Also published here 2017 JawDroppers! Two 130
Steve Beam Ground Control combination force and control based upon Hindu Shuffle Force.
2017 52 44
Harry Lorayne Instead of the Pass overhand shuffle from break as control
Also published here 2018 And Finally! 104
Unknown Mahatma Control Minor modification
2019 The Buena Vista Shuffle Club 181
Tom Gagnon The Wash wash shuffle to lose selection in deck, using Gagnon Spread Control
Inspired by
  • Gary McCoy's handling of Slydini's "Helicopter Card Trick"
2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 81
Edward Marlo Throw-Off Riffle Shuffle Control
Also published here 2019 Output (Issue 2) 21
Edward Marlo Overhand Throw-Off Control
2019 Output (Issue 5) 4
Benjamin Earl The Shuffle Pass Mahatma Pass handling with optical shuffle
2020 The Shift #3 43