276 entries in Cards / Sleights / Riffle Shuffle / Riffle on the table / Stacking
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Another Poker Trick three Aces are controlled then riffle stacked for four players
Related to 1909 130
Charles T. Jordan The Impromptu Card Reader some hands dealt and performer knows cards in one of them, riffle stacking from bottom
Related to 1921
The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects)
Jack Merlin The Riffle Stack four cards
Related to 1927/28 6
Jack Merlin Fake Runn Up three Aces for four hands, fourth already set
VariationsAlso published here 1927/28 7
Jack Merlin Audacity Run Up stacking a straight, one shuffle, prepared
1927/28 8
Jack Merlin To Deal Four Aces From Any Man's Pack riffle stack of four Aces for four hands
1927/28 15
Frank Lane Another Poker Set Up
1937 371
Purvis W. Miller Setting up Poker Hands with the Riffle Shuffle mentioning pre-established breaks
1. To Run up Three Cards in a Four-Handed Game of Poker
2. To Set Up Two Hands, Threes in Each Hand, in a Four Hand Game
Related toVariations 1939 21
Edward Marlo The Blind Fold Stack punched cards as safety measure
Variations 1947 23
Edward Marlo Pseudo Stacking combining riffle stacking and second deal
1947 26
Edward Marlo The Sucker's Stack combining riffle stacking and second deal
1947 27
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Bottom Run-Up
Sep. 1957
The Cardiste (Issue 4)
Edward Marlo Stacking the Last Card avoiding mixing cards into already stacked portion
1959 39
Edward Marlo Combination Cull and Stack using scratch edge marked Aces
1959 62
Edward Marlo Standard Type Riffle Shuffle Stack
1959 85
Edward Marlo One Side Riffle Stack
1959 88
Edward Marlo One Riffle Shuffle Stacks - For Two Cards featuring Block Set Up principle
Variations 1959 91
Edward Marlo One Riffle Three Card Stack
1959 93
Edward Marlo Four with One Shuffle
Related to 1959 94
Edward Marlo Combination Stacks - Four Card Combination combining riffle stacking with false deals
1959 95
Edward Marlo Fast Three Card Stack
1959 97
Edward Marlo Fast Four Card Stack - Five Hands
1959 97
Edward Marlo Two and Two Combination stacking two cards each shuffle
1959 98
Edward Marlo Build Up Stacks - Stacking Two Sets of Three stacking more than one good hand
1959 100
Edward Marlo Combination Stack with Bottom Deal stacking two three of a kinds
1959 101
Edward Marlo Stacking Three Sets stacking three three of a kinds
1959 102
Edward Marlo The Four Play Hands stacking four three of a kinds
1959 104
Edward Marlo Four Play Combination stacking four three of a kinds
1959 105
Edward Marlo Combination Cull and Stack
1959 122
Lin Searles The Stock Shuffle from the bottom
Also published here June 1960
Ibidem (Issue 21)
Lin Searles The Cull-Stock Shuffle from bottom
June 1960
Ibidem (Issue 21)
Edward Marlo The Riffle Weave alternating top ten cards during riffle shuffle
1964 3
Edward Marlo In One Riffle Shuffle stacking four cards in one shuffle, also at different distances, stacking with side-jogged blocks on one side
1964 10
Edward Marlo Obtaining and Maintaining stacking four cards in one shuffle, stepped blocks, two methods
The Patented Shuffle (Issue 4 Transfers)
Edward Marlo Combination Methods stacking multiple cards in one shuffle, two methods, incorporating preparation methods:
  • The Release (from center)
  • The Step and Block
  • The Preliminary Riffle
The Patented Shuffle (Issue 4 Transfers)
Edward Marlo Center Block Transfer stacking while retaining order
The Patented Shuffle (Issue 4 Transfers)
Edward Marlo The Double Block Transfer stacking while retaining order
The Patented Shuffle (Issue 4 Transfers)
Edward Marlo Call and Stock any called value is stacked into named number of hands, from new pack order stack
The Patented Shuffle (Issue 4 Transfers)
Edward Marlo Left and Right Block Transfer
The Patented Shuffle (Issue 4 Transfers)
Edward Marlo Block Stacking
Related to 1964
The Patented Shuffle (Issue 4 Transfers)
Edward Marlo Center Stacking cards stacked while apparently being in center
Related to 1964
The Patented Shuffle (Issue 4 Transfers)
Edward Marlo The Double Stack stacking two hands
The Patented Shuffle (Issue 4 Transfers)
Edward Marlo The Triple Stack stacking three pairs of cards
The Patented Shuffle (Issue 4 Transfers)
Edward Marlo Gin Rummy Stack
  • 1st Combination
  • 2nd Combination (In Two Shuffles)
  • 3rd Combination (In Two Shuffles)
The Patented Shuffle (Issue 4 Transfers)
Edward Marlo The Three Card Cull and Stack
The Patented Shuffle (Issue 5 I Shuffled the Cards)
Edward Marlo Power Poker #1 stacking aces, everybody gets a good hand as well
Related toVariations 1964
The Patented Shuffle (Issue 6 Effects)
Edward Marlo Marlo Flexible Cull and Stock
  • To the Top
  • Minor Problems
  • The Release
  • To the Bottom
Inspired by 1967
Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Flexible Cull & Stock)
Edward Marlo Cull and Stack three-of-a-kind
Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Flexible Cull & Stock)
Edward Marlo The Large Stack nine players cull stack
Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Flexible Cull & Stock)
Edward Marlo A Double Ended Release procedure for cull stack
Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Flexible Cull & Stock)
Edward Marlo Getting the Breaks tip for cull stack
Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Flexible Cull & Stock)
Edward Marlo The Full House Cull Stack
Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Flexible Cull & Stock)
Edward Marlo Final Suggestions for cull stacking
Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Flexible Cull & Stock)
Edward Marlo The Cull Stack (Edge Reader)
Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Edge Reader)
Edward Marlo Pseudo One Riffle Stacks eleven methods
Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Pseudo One Riffle Stacks)
Edward Marlo The Re-Setting Riffle Shuffle Stack changing the number of players for a stacked hand
1972 45
Edward Marlo Marlo's Upward Riffle getting a preparation break for holding-back-work
1972 50
Edward Marlo Deal Us In changing the number of players for a stacked hand
1972 51
Dai Vernon, Dr. Jacob Daley Vernon - Daley Two Sets of Fours No. 102, stacking two hands, five or six players
1972 30
Jack Merlin Jack Merlin's Fake Riffle Run Up No. 358, three Aces for four hands, fourth already set
Also published here 1972 101
Merlin 3 Card 4 Hand Poker Deal Improvement No. 495, three Tens for four hands, fourth already set
Inspired by 1972 137
Merlin Gambler Poker Demonstration Improvement No. 497, stacking method where one card starts on bottom
1972 138
Shuffle Demonstration Alternate Face Up No. 574, seems to be some riffle stacking formula, but unclear
1972 160
Karl Fulves, Jack Merlin Stock Shuffle definition of term, center stacking mentioned, normal stacking described via quote from Merlin
Related to 1973 6
Karl Fulves Cull Stock Shuffle definition of term, no handling details
1973 6
Karl Fulves Negative Stock Shuffle changing the number of players of a stacked set, posed as a problem
Related to 1973 21
Edward Marlo Stacking a lot of Information distributed throughout the book
1974 1
Edward Marlo Marlo System of Double Blocks stacking for a big number of hands
1974 11
Edward Marlo A Riffle Shuffle Procedure
  • 5 Hands, Aces to 5th Hand, 2 Riffle Shuffles
1974 94
Edward Marlo 3 in 1 stacking three Aces in one shuffle for five hands
1974 97
Edward Marlo Tips on Riffle Stacking
1974 99
Roger Smith Four Card -- One Riffle Shuffle Stack four Aces in one shuffle
Necromancer (Vol. 2 No. 4)
Martin A. Nash The Three to Seven Hand Poker Stack faro & second dealing, see p. 444 for additional crediting
Related to 1975 96
Peter Kane Acestack one shuffle and player number from Two to Eight
1975 7
Ken Krenzel Ken's Riffle Shuffle Stack zarrow type shuffles
1978 153
Barry Govan, Ian Baxter One Shuffle Stack
Related to Mar. 1979
Apocalypse (Vol. 2 No. 3)
Karl Fulves School for Swindlers four indifferent cards stacked to spectator, performer receives Aces
  • Four Aces vs. Royal Flush
  • The Concealed Outcome (using Aces later)
Variations 1979 3
Karl Fulves Note on Stacking
1979 8
Karl Fulves Control Points outline for double duke stack
1979 15
Martin A. Nash, Dai Vernon Fast Stack riffle stacking for four, five or six hands, handling of unpublished Vernon effect
Also published here 1980 5
Karl Fulves Setting Records idea for speed stacking
Interlocutor (Issue 42)
David Britland Acepell four Aces are produced, first by spelling a cut to card
July 1981
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 3)
Edward Marlo, James Swain One Shuffle Riffle Stack
Inspired by 1982
Arcane (Issue 7)
Edward Marlo, Darwin Ortiz Block Stacking Sequence
Inspired by 1982
Arcane (Issue 7)
Martin A. Nash Fast Stack one shuffle and some cutting
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1982 74
Joe Artanis The "Artanis" Load-On Technique for simplified riffle stacking, probably standard
1982 58
Karl Fulves Pre-Established Breaks credit information
Related to 1983 10
Steve Beam Super Stack - The One Second Poker Stack
  • The Work
  • Status Report
  • Synopsis of the Cull and Set-Up
  • Overhand Shuffle - Four Hand Stack
  • The Riffle Shuffle
  • Synopsis of the Riffle Shuffles
Inspired byRelated to 1983 2
The Slick Ace Run Up stacking the Aces from a shuffled deck, brief
1983 18
Edward Marlo Indeterminate Pseudo Stack estimation one riffle shuffle stack with second deal and injogged cards
1984 18
Edward Marlo Riffle Shuffle Stacks stacking aces for seven hands after spectator dealt two to four hands, scoop up procedure and riffle shuffle stack
1984 73
Edward Marlo One Riffle Ten Hand Stack
1984 76
Edward Marlo Sophisticated Suggestion aces to one hand, kings to other hand, "inverse" belly strippers
1984 84
Edward Marlo Efficient 5 Hand Stack "inverse" belly strippers, Aces and Kings
1984 91
Edward Marlo Bottom Riffle Stack using slick aces
1984 97
Edward Marlo Tabled Thumb Count mainly for riffle shuffle context
1984 198
Edward Marlo Marlo's Riffle Shuffle Expeditor using incomplete faro for faster stacking
1984 345
Karl Fulves Run Up Systems chapter intro
1984 128
John Nevil Maskelyne Putting Up System from "Sharps & Flats" (1895)
1984 129
T. Nelson Downs Another Poker Trick
Inspired by 1984 130
Charles T. Jordan Impromptu Card Reader from the bottom
Related to 1984 130
Karl Fulves, William P. Miesel Notes by Karl Fulves riffle stacking from the bottom
1984 130
Jack Merlin The Riffle Stack from "And A Pack of Cards" (1928)
Related to 1984 131
Purvis W. Miller Setting Up Poker Hands stacking two hands
Related to 1984 132
Lin Searles Las Vegas Shuffles - The Stock Shuffle from the bottom
Also published here 1984 132
Lin Searles The Cull-Stock Shuffle positions known, from bottom
1984 137
Jack Avis, Dr. James William Elliott On Dr. Elliott's Run-Ups
Also published here 1984 139
Karl Fulves Notes by Karl Fulves on Dr. Elliott's Run-Up System
1984 141
Dr. James William Elliott Running Up or Stacking Combinations copied from "Elliott's Legacy to the Conjuring Fraternity"
1984 142
Karl Fulves Run Up Problem stacking out-jogged cards, posed as a problem
1984 146
Harry Green One Shuffle Stacking
  • Pre-Established Breaks
  • Riffle Breaks
Variations 1984 147
Roy Walton The Double Ended Run Up stacking on top and bottom simultaneously
Also published here 1984 149
Karl Fulves Holding Back basics
1984 168
Karl Fulves The Restacking Problem chapter intro
Related to 1984 191
Karl Fulves The Restacking Problem players leave or arrive after deck is already stacked, several solutions:
  • 4 Hands to 3
  • 5 Hands to 4
  • 5 Hands to 3
  • 3 Hands to 5
  • Mind Games (including finding some thought of cards (blindfold poker deal))
Related toVariations 1984 192
Karl Fulves A Cull Stock Shuffle applying Restacking Problem to cull stock shuffling
1984 200
Riffle Stack basic procedure
1985 376
Poker Trick Aces riffle shuffled in deck yet controlled (top stock control), then stacked with two shuffles (perfectly alternating near top)
1985 3
Jack McMillen Gamblers' Riffle Stack riffle glimpsing cards (1937)
1985 10
Steve Draun The Web Shuffle special crimped card, the real work otherwise
Also published here 1987 20
Darwin Ortiz Four-Shuffle Riffle Stacking
1988 59
Darwin Ortiz Two-Shuffle Riffle Stacking
1988 60
Edward Marlo Zarrow Shuffle Riffle Stacking
1988 76
Edward Marlo Latest Riffle Shuffle Systems two shuffle stack
1988 65
Edward Marlo Five Card Stack stacking five cards in 2 shuffles
1988 66
Edward Marlo Full House Cull and Stack
1988 72
Edward Marlo Combination Cull Stack
1988 73
Edward Marlo The Flush Cull and Stack
1988 79
Edward Marlo Sophisticated Cull Stack
1988 82
Edward Marlo 5 Hands - One Riffle Shuffle stacking four cards
1988 86
Edward Marlo Center Riffle Shuffle Stack two shuffles, four cards
1988 88
Edward Marlo Efficient Full House Cull and Stack four shuffles at most
1988 89
Edward Marlo One Shuffle Stack
1988 90
Edward Marlo Expediting a Stack combining riffle shuffle with table faro
1988 92
Edward Marlo Revised Double Stack double duke
1988 92
Edward Marlo Logical Stack Procedure "Demo Riffle Stacks", four Aces in two, then one shuffles
1988 96
Edward Marlo A Royal Flush Stack "Demo Riffle Stacks", one shuffle stack
1988 98
Edward Marlo One Side Riffle Work while shuffling only one side is controlled
Related toVariations 1988 102
Edward Marlo The Oh Henry Stack three methods, other sources mentioned
Related to 1988 138
Justin Higham Covered Riffle Stack
1988 17
Edward Marlo Two Shuffle Cull two riffle shuffles to cull full house, two more to stack it, "It is understood that the above information is to be used for entertainment purposes only."
1990 62
Michael Powers CARDial Infraction one shuffle and cutting, second phase with Marlo/Gardner kicker
Inspired by 1990 32
Justin Higham The Rapid Shuffle Stack four Aces
Related to Oct. 1990
Technomagic (Issue 4)
Justin Higham Reverse Rapid Shuffle Stack four Aces
Oct. 1990
Technomagic (Issue 4)
Justin Higham One Riffle Shuffle Stack four Aces
Dec. 1990
Technomagic (Issue 6)
Alex Elmsley Just Lucky riffle stacking for four players in which top card is lost every time
1991 391
Jim Roberts Hold 'um Stack
Swindle Sheet (Issue 5)
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 1991
Swindle Sheet (Issue 8)
Frank Thompson Frank Thompson's System on the fly
Variations 1991
Swindle Sheet (Issue 8)
Jerry K. Hartman, Karl Fulves College for Crooks four indifferent cards stacked to spectator, performer receives Aces
Inspired by 1991 432
Jack Carpenter Riffle Stacking Sequences
1992 100
Jack Carpenter Notes on Riffle Stacking
1992 103
Edward Marlo, James Swain One Shuffle Riffle Stack
Inspired by 1992 28
Edward Marlo, James Swain Block Stacking Sequence
Inspired by 1992 29
Alex Elmsley Just Lucky Shuffle four handed via three shuffles
Related to 1992 32
Justin Higham Top Down Riffle Stack four Aces, stacking from top down
Inspired byRelated to May 1992
Tech-Notes (Issue 3)
Steve Draun The W.E.B. Shuffle special crimped card, the real work otherwise
Also published here 1993 72
Riffle Stacking
1993 167
Ernest Earick Poker Blind two shuffle stack for four cards, five hands
1993 178
Ernest Earick Tandem in One one shuffle stack for two quartets, five players, random positions
1993 182
Ernest Earick The Case of the Inconstant Player adjusting five player stack if up to three leave or two arrive
Related to 1993 192
Bob King A Stack of Stacks four riffle shuffle stacking systems, assisted by a Breather Crimp
Inspired by 1993 19
Roger Crosthwaite Minus 51 Riffle Stack one-shuffle riffle stack
1994 24
Bob Irons Breather Stacking cull-stack, Aces and Kings have breather crimp
1994 106
Bob Irons One Shuffle Riffle Stack "riffle-off and double-break action"
Related to 1994 170
Roger Crosthwaite Punch Stack
Inspired by 1994 232
Joseph K. Schmidt C.U.S.S. - A Riffle Shuffle Run-Up System "Cut Up Stock Stack"
1995 30
Joseph K. Schmidt The Double C.U.S.S. dealing Aces and Kings on the same deal
1995 36
Joseph K. Schmidt A Hell of a Poker Game Part I: Dealing four Aces with cards face up throughout.
Part II: Dealing Kings to the devil's hand and the Aces to your hand for a surprise finish.
Part III
Part IV: Dealing two hands - Kings to third hand, Aces to your hand.
1995 39
Joseph K. Schmidt "Clumsy Joe's" Riffle Shuffle Run-Up exploiting a reversed card
Related to 1995 49
Joseph K. Schmidt The "Sore-Armed" Bandid another system
1995 52
Darwin Ortiz Darwin's Bottom Runup System
Related toAlso published here
  • Genii, Mar. 1993
1995 178
Darwin Ortiz The Sting stacking & culling demo
Inspired by 1995 184
Karl Fulves Not By The Book chapter 3 intro
1995 12
Karl Fulves Hold Backs chapter 4 intro
1995 19
Karl Fulves Hold One exercise
1995 19
Karl Fulves Holding Back Two exercise
1995 20
Karl Fulves Holding Back Three exercise
1995 22
Karl Fulves Mix Up exercise
1995 22
Karl Fulves Holding Back Four exercise
1995 23
Karl Fulves Don't Let The Left Hand... exercise
1995 24
Karl Fulves Hands Together exercise
1995 24
Karl Fulves Same But Different exercise
1995 24
Karl Fulves Flat Stax exercise with hold-backs and slip cuts
1995 24
Karl Fulves Accelerated Aces exercise with hold-backs and second deal
1995 26
Karl Fulves Cardboard Shuffle #2 exercise with card case and deck
1995 27
Karl Fulves ReStackJack jacks stacked for four-handed game, restacking for three players
1995 28
Karl Fulves A Glassic Test exercise, stacking with halves on top of glasses
1995 29
Karl Fulves Clipped Blocks stacking exercise for thick block hold-backs using paper clips
1995 31
Karl Fulves Bottom Hold stacking from the bottom
1995 32
Karl Fulves The Even Riffle chapter 5 intro, on riffle faro (real riffling) stacking, center stacking
1995 33
Karl Fulves Not So Primitive even riffle exercise
1995 35
Karl Fulves Lift Off even riffle exercise
1995 39
Karl Fulves Triple Trap even riffle exercise for interlacing top three cards
1995 39
Karl Fulves Same Time... even riffle exercise
1995 41
Karl Fulves ...Same Place even riffle exercise
1995 41
Karl Fulves At The Top even riffle exercise
1995 42
Karl Fulves Timed Release partial table faro at top
1995 47
T. Nelson Downs Downs Poker Trick
Related to 1995 48
Karl Fulves 3 Aces 4 Hands 1 Shuffle
1995 49
Karl Fulves Cardboard Shuffle #4 exercise with card case, tape recorder suggestion for sound control
1995 52
Karl Fulves Quick Release drop off exercise, with additional "Conditions"
1995 54
Karl Fulves Larger Blocks drop off exercise
1995 57
Karl Fulves Blackjack For Three riffle stacking
1995 59
Karl Fulves The Poker Cheat three card stacking with short-cut
Inspired by 1995 61
Karl Fulves Two Card Stud riffle shuffle handling of Bruce Elliott overhand shuffle effect
1995 63
Theo Hardison Running Up Two reprinted from "Poker" (1914)
1995 64
Karl Fulves Running Up Three with note by Judson Cameron from "Cheating At Bridge" (1933)
1995 64
Karl Fulves, Jack Merlin Running Up Four "The first appearance in the magical literature of a four-card run-up was Jack Merlin's"
Related to 1995 65
Purvis W. Miller, Karl Fulves Miller Lite running up two poker hands, "See also The Downs-McGuire Letters."
Inspired by 1995 67
Karl Fulves Pick Ups
  • Inside Pick-Up
  • Center Pick Up
  • Outside Pick Up
  • Technical Points
  • Double Pick Up
  • 3- and 4-Card Pick-Ups
  • Mastering Pick-Ups
1995 69
Karl Fulves Pick-Up Poker stacking with pick-up technique
1995 72
Karl Fulves Multiple Breaks
  • The Triple Break
  • Mastering Triple Breaks
  • Large Blocks
1995 73
Karl Fulves Heavyset holding back large blocks
1995 77
Karl Fulves Center Breaks
1995 78
Karl Fulves Three?Four?Five? "quick one-shuffle run-up that can be used for any number of hands"
1995 79
Karl Fulves Bottom Breaks
1995 80
Karl Fulves Break Offs hit double lift applied to riffle shuffle break technique
Inspired by 1995 81
Karl Fulves Speed Stacking
Inspired by 1995 83
Karl Fulves Re-Riffle "easy way to correct an error"
1995 85
Karl Fulves Stripper Controls
Related to 1995 86
Karl Fulves Equal Riffle on the timing of riffling both packets
1995 87
Karl Fulves Cheat Shuffle simplification
1995 87
Karl Fulves Putting Up Threes with slick Aces, illustrated Maskelyne's text
Inspired by
  • "Sharps and Flats" (1894)
1995 89
Karl Fulves Double Duke In One
1995 91
Karl Fulves Securing Threes cull-stack combination
  • The Underlying System
  • Adjustments
1995 102
Tommy Lake The Lake Run-Up one-shuffle
1995 108
Karl Fulves Much Into Little exercise for one-shuffle riffle stack
1995 109
Karl Fulves Red-Blue Timing player joins game, restacking problem, with exercise with odd-backed cards
1995 110
Karl Fulves A Note On Timing releasing cards during riffle shuffle, exercise
1996 104
Karl Fulves Center To Center stacking challenge, posed as problem
Related to 1996 109
Karl Fulves Cull-Stock Notes chapter intro
1996 122
Karl Fulves Cool Hand Duke cull stack
  • No Kings In Packet
  • One King In Packet
  • Two Kings In Packet
  • Three Kings In Packet
  • The Routine
1996 134
Karl Fulves Reparation cull-stacking a pair
1996 179
Karl Fulves Center Stacking
1996 201
Gary Najarian Practicing Riffle Stacking
1996 203
Jack Carpenter Riffle 'n' Roll one-shuffle stack, Aces for five hands
1997 77
Jack Carpenter Running Load running cut to prepare and preload for riffle stacking
1997 78
Andrew Wimhurst Faster Shuffle one-shuffle Stack, five hands
1998 25
Jack Avis, Dr. James William Elliott Mystery of Elliott's Last Legacy interpretation of the Dr. Elliott runup system
Inspired by
  • "Elliott's Last Legacy", p. 318
Also published here
1998 60
R. Paul Wilson Canister Jury three-of-a-kind riffle cull and stack
Inspired by
  • "Major Dalby's Brag Stack" riffle cull (Jerry Sadowitz, The Crimp #15, Aug. 1993)
May 1998
Magic (Vol. 7 No. 9)
Alex Elmsley Just Lucky Shuffle for 4 players in 3 shuffles
1999 140
James Swain Just Lucky Eight Card Stack double Duke
1999 144
Steve Mayhew The Zarrow Sequence stacking the cards, so the spectator can shuffle
1999 11
Roger Crosthwaite One Shuffle Riffle Stack
1999 110
Justin Higham Combination Riffle Stack
  • Method One
  • Method One Plus Sucker Hand
  • Method Two
  • Method Three
  • Method Four
  • Method Five
Inspired by 1999 49
Justin Higham Double-Minus-2 Riffle Stack Aces put on top, one shuffle, then five-handed game dealt
  • 2 to 6 Hands Inclusive
  • 7 to 13 Hands Inclusive
1999 51
Riffle Shuffle Stacking
2000 918
Roberto Giobbi Final Observations on stacking
2000 920
Baltazar Fuentes Fast Five Hand Poker Stack one shuffle, with pre-setting
2000 35
Edward Marlo Two Shuffle (Zarrow) Stack four cards, three hands
2003 56
David Ben Six Player Stack using table faros and false dealing
Oct. 2005
The Penumbra (Issue 9)
Jack Avis Demo Deal two hands with one riffle
2006 148
Jack Avis A Zarrow Shuffle Setting-up Technique Zarrow stacking
2006 186
Karl Fulves The Restacking Problem when a player leaves
  • Restock In Blocks
  • Restack Repeat
Related to 2009
Prolix (Issue 6)
Benjamin Earl Quick Little Stack two cards, pseudo mates
Oct. 2010
Gambit (Issue 2)
Lance Caffrey Method #9: Hybrid Stacking combination of Hindu and Riffle Shuffle
2013 96
Roy Walton The Double Ended Run Up stacking on top and bottom simultaneously
Also published here 2016 72
Edward Marlo Zarrow Stacking
2018 23
Barry Govan One Shuffle Stack
Related to 2019 18
Steve Forte spacer Zarrow riffle stacking application, the very top of the shuffle can be legitimately spaced out
2020 181
Steve Forte Chapter 3 - Stacking and Culling
  • Introduction
2020 229
Steve Forte Riffle Stacking introduction, general information, myth-busting, run-up hustler PS
  • Riffle-stacking Truths
    • difficulty
    • the big secret
    • stacking and culling
    • culling logic
    • cardmen
    • card-table protocol
    • perception
  • technical observations
    • riffle off the thumbs
    • speed
    • playing cards
    • the eyes
    • splits
    • beveling the halves
    • position of the thumbs
    • open riffle
    • hold-backs
    • one-handed protected-position
    • under-slug
    • practice
2020 242
Steve Forte Spacer-stack top few cards actually interlaced
2020 250
Steve Forte After-the-riffle stack card slid to top after end of shuffle
2020 251
Steve Forte Transfers and Riffle Stacking using transfers to complement riffle stacking, see following two items
2020 251
Steve Forte bottom-to-top stack (f-transfer) without requiring double hold backs on both sides
Related to 2020 251
Steve Forte top-to-bottom reverse stack
2020 253
Steve Forte Peek Stack another player is allowed to peek during riffle shuffle
2020 253
Steve Forte Other Variants
  • slip-cut stack (avoiding double hold-backs)
  • strip-stack
  • best riffle stack (combining f-transfer and spacer-stacking)
2020 254
Steve Forte Summary
2020 255
Steve Forte Ordinary Methods of Stocking, Locating and Securing analysis and fact checks, riffle stacking credit information
  • Recommendation
Related to 2020 655
Steve Forte riffle stack as a demo
Related to 2020 890
Steve Forte Percentage Stacking four Aces on top, two riffle shuffles, dealt in five-handed game, with second deals
2020 896
Steve Forte Hold' em Spacer-Stack any number from four to ten chosen, pair of Aces stacked to that number in clean-looking way with other Aces in flop and river
2020 903
Steve Forte Red-Black Hold 'em clean stacking of ten-handed hold 'em game, using red-black shuffle
2020 904