439 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Gambling / Poker / Ten Card Poker Deal
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Poker jonah card principle, brief
Related to 1946 103
Dai Vernon, Paul Curry, Martin Gardner, John Scarne, Audley Walsh Ten Card Deal jonah card
Related toAlso published here Jan. 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 168)
672
Martin Gardner, Edward Marlo, Bert Allerton Ten Card Deal P.S. further ideas on the ten card poker deal
Related toAlso published here Feb. 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 170)
681
John Murray Take Ten finale for ten card poker deal, all cards are put in separated envelopes
Related toAlso published here June 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 180)
719
Jean Hugard The "Always Winning" Poker Deal brief notes on the ten card poker deal
Jan. 1949 500
John Scarne The Dean's Poker Deal No. 23, Credited to "The Dean", a gambler from New Jersey, simple Jonah card poker deal
Related to 1950 45
Bert Fenn I Win! several phases, see p. 953 for corrections
Sep. 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 237)
947
Bruce Elliott, Dai Vernon B.D.V. with hole deck in hand, spectator can decide on every card, without looking at it
Also published here Feb. 1952
The Phoenix (Issue 248)
990
Dai Vernon, Bruce Elliott B.D.V. with hole deck in hand, spectator can decide on every card, without looking at it
Also published here 1956 128
Paul Curry, Martin Gardner, John Scarne, Dai Vernon, Audley Walsh Ten Card Deal jonah card
Also published here 1956 190
John Murray Take Ten finale for ten card poker deal, all cards are put in separated envelopes
Also published here 1956 194
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Dealer's Choice on Dai Vernon, Tom Henricks, credits, Ten Card Poker Deal credit information
May 1958
The Cardiste (Issue 8)
1
Dai Vernon Sure Fire Showdown Ten Card Poker principle, strippers
Related toAlso published here 1959 69
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Poko-Combo stack that allows combination for ten card poker deal, strictly straight and straight cheating
Related toAlso published here Jan. 1959
The Cardiste (Issue 12)
2
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Poko-Combo stack that allows combination for ten card poker deal, strictly straight and straight cheating
Also published here May 1960
Ibidem (Issue 20)
23
Roy Walton Lesson In Larceny ten card packet, spectator deals cards from top or bottom and gets a straight, performer aces
Related toVariationsAlso published here July 1966 47
Harry Lorayne Ten Card Poker Deal multiple phase template routine
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1967 72
Karl Fulves Poker Puzzle ten card packet is dealt out multiple times, at the end performer gets four aces
Sep. 1968 206
Allan Slaight Build Down progressive poker deal with ten card poker deal finale, see also p. 340 & 342
Inspired byRelated to
  • "The Psychological Loser" (Daniel Dobson, Tokyo Trickery by Takinshi Nemoto, Magic Inc.)
VariationsAlso published here
Mar. 1970 325
Daniel Dobson The Psychological Loser spectator shuffles packet, is put on top of deck and dealt, originally from "Tokyo Trickery" by Takinshi Nemoto (1967, Magic, Inc.)
Related to June 1970 340
Karl Fulves 10-Card Deal Variation only better chances of winning by performer, not sure-fire
June 1970 341
Paul Curry Cider! with extra card (double jonah)
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1974 28
Steve Skomp Sure Bet! two phases, last outcome is predicted
1974
Magick (Issue 110)
548
Draw Poker Demonstration "Quick Trix", with eighteen cards
Winter 1975
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10th Folio (Part Two))
855
Karl Fulves Ten Card Re-Deal "Math Trix"
two methods where you win MOST of the time
Related to Oct. 1975 1059
Nick Trost, Ken Beale Ten-Card Poker Routine
  • Phase One
  • Phase Two (Ken Beale's idea)
  • Phase Three
Also published here 1975 16
Nick Trost Eighteen Card Poker uses concept of a morphing Jonah card that changes every phase, three phases
Related toAlso published here 1975 17
Karl Fulves Doomed packet trick with two poker hands
Related to
  • notes on p. 312
1976
Epilogue (Issue Special No 5)
301
Karl Fulves Doomed Again packet trick with two poker hands
Inspired by 1976
Epilogue (Issue Special No 5)
302
Brother John Hamman Magician vs. Gambler ten card poker deal, hands transform multiple times, gaffed
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1976
Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 1)
11
Roy Walton Lesson in Larceny No. 14, ten card packet, spectator deals cards from top or bottom and gets a straight, performer aces
Also published here 1976 25
Karl Fulves Automatic Poker No. 15, spectator selects five cards from ten-card packet, hand predicted, performer is left with winning hand
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1976 26
Allan Slaight Build Down progressive poker deal with ten card poker deal finale
Also published here 1977 164
Karl Fulves The Ten-Card Deal
1977 165
Ken Beale Take Five with credit information
layout on table
  • Ken Beale's "Take Five"
  • Wiseguy Presentation
  • A Ten-Card Problem
  • Note By Karl Fulves
Variations 1978
The Chronicles (Issue 10)
1155
Karl Fulves Riffle Shuffle Control further ideas for the Riffle Shuffle Control placement
(A) building set-up for next trick
(B) following with Ten Card Poker Deal
(C) delaying use of set-up
Related to 1978
Interlocutor (Issue 26)
99
Simon Aronson Ten Card Poker Deal c), built into the Aronson Stack
Also published here 1979 7
John F. Mendoza The Ten Card Poker Killer transformation into four Aces as finale
Inspired byAlso published here 1980 61
Karl Fulves Power Play instruction game ten card poker deal
1980 63
Philip T. Goldstein Second Hand prediction of hand
Related to 1980
Magick (Issue 269)
1343
Karl Fulves Automatic Cheat ten shuffled cards dealt out for two players, performer or spectator always know whether a hand is a full house or not
1981 73
Harry Lorayne Der Zehn-Karten Poker Deal
Also published here May 1981
Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 1)
14
Thomas Alan Waters Decideal outcome is predicted
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 1982
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue)
206
Philip T. Goldstein Pretense one phase
Also published here Feb. 1984
Apocalypse (Vol. 7 No. 2)
886
Basil Horwitz Challenge Poker Routine three phases
Also published here 1984 1
Jon Racherbaumer, Edward Marlo Strong Cider credit information
Inspired byAlso published here 1984 163
Karl Fulves Probable Poker No. 3, ten cards sorted into two hands by spectator, he makes two pat hands
1985 5
David Britland The Last Game multiphase routine, with card swapping
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1986
The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 2)
20
Darwin Ortiz Mexican Poker
Related to 1988 29
Larry Becker Ten-Card Poker Stand-up Presentation
Also published here Nov. 1988
Apocalypse (Vol. 11 No. 11)
1566
Larry Jennings Australian Poker ten cards, down under deal
1988 5
Karl Fulves Trade In Draw fifteen card poker deal, three hands, spectator can trade, performer still wins, posed as problem
1988
Interlocutor (Issue 50)
230
Brother John Hamman Magician Versus Gambler ten card poker deal, hands transform multiple times, gaffed
Also published here 1989 180
Karl Fulves Tenvelopes ten cards in ten envelopes, performer and spectator each chose a card from those, envelopes shuffled and dealt, performer wins and the two previous selections are odd-backed
  • Tenotes (Envelopoker)
Related toVariations 1989 49
Karl Fulves Tenvelopes Two ten cards in ten envelopes, performer and spectator each chose a card from those, envelopes shuffled and dealt, performer wins and the two previous selections are odd-backed, face-up/face-down elaboration
Related to 1989 1
Karl Fulves Tenvelopes Three another method
Related to 1989 3
Karl Fulves Blue Alternate variation of "Tenvelopes"
Related to 1989 6
Karl Fulves Double Digit Deal all cards face up, cards chosen with a die
1990
Swindle Sheet (Issue 3)
32
Basil Horwitz Die Horwitz-Pokerroutine three phases
Also published here June 1991
Intermagic (Vol. 16 No. 2)
53
Dan E. Meyers The 10-Card Deal bathroom strippers, credit information
Related to 1991
Swindle Sheet (Issue 8)
90
Robert E. Neale Wanting to Win spectator wins every time
1991
Cheat Sheet (Issue 8)
78
Karl Fulves The Office John Scarne, Ten Card Poker Deal
Related to 1991
Cheat Sheet (Issue 8)
81
René Lavand Mahtub multiple phases
Also published here 1991 70
Jerry K. Hartman Tete a Tete
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 1991 423
Lewis Jones Sweeter Cider
Inspired byAlso published here Aug. 1992
Profile (Issue 9)
11
Larry Becker Hypnotic! with prediction
Also published here 1992 115
Ernest Earick Double Damned
VariationsAlso published here 1993 141
Karl Fulves Draw Test sixteen-card poker, four players get four cards each
Related toVariations 1993
Rigmarole (Issue 2)
16
Peter Duffie Fair Game
Inspired byAlso published here 1993 25
René Lavand Mahtub multiple phases
Related toAlso published here 1993 176
Jim Steinmeyer The "Ten-Boys" Poker Deal demo with ten cards, repeat poker deal
VariationsAlso published here Dec. 1993
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 4)
56
Bob Farmer Ten Cards, Twenty Fingers, Unlimited Cash marked Jonah, optional stripper deck to take the set out after an honest shuffle of the deck
1994 15
Simon Aronson Ten Card Poker Deal c), built into the Aronson Stack
Also published here 1994 122
Bob Farmer The Ten Card Deal: An Investigation
  • Flim-Flam
on the ten card poker deal
  • The Basic Principle
Jan. 1994
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 5)
57
Bob Farmer Sure Fire Showdown ten Card Poker Principle, strippers
Related to Jan. 1994
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 5)
58
Bob Farmer Poker on Buckley's description of the Ten Card Poker Deal in Card Control
Related to Jan. 1994
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 5)
58
Bob Farmer The Ten Card Deal: An Investigation - Part II
  • Flim-Flam
more on the ten card poker deal
  • Which Cards To Use
  • Getting The Cards Into Play
Feb. 1994
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 6)
49
Bob Farmer Done Deal I done from deck
Also published here Feb. 1994
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 6)
49
David (Foote) Drake Getting Into The Ten Card Poker Deal starting with full deck
Also published here Feb. 1994
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 6)
50
Bob Farmer Done Deal II done from deck, belly strippers
Also published here Feb. 1994
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 6)
50
Bob Farmer Done Deal III spectator cuts deck and deals, loses, blocks are strung together to force cut position
Also published here Feb. 1994
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 6)
50
Bob Farmer Done Deal IV spectator cuts and deals two hands, loses, five duplicate Ten Card Poker sets
Also published here Feb. 1994
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 6)
50
Bob Farmer The Ten Card Deal: An Investigation - Part III
  • Flim-Flam
"The Sultans of Swindle"
Mar. 1994
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 7)
58
Bob Farmer Harry Lorayne "Ten Card Poker Deal" comments on Lorayne's routine
Related to Mar. 1994
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 7)
58
Bob Farmer Darwin Ortiz "Mexican Poker" comments on Ortiz's routine
Related to Mar. 1994
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 7)
58
Bob Farmer J. K. Hartman "Tête-a-Tête" comments on Hartman's routine
Related to Mar. 1994
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 7)
58
Bob Farmer Nick Trost "Showdown" comments on Trost's routine
Related to Mar. 1994
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 7)
59
Bob Farmer Bro. John Hamman "Magician Versus Gambler" comments on Hamman's routine
Related to Mar. 1994
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 7)
59
Bob Farmer Bruce Bernstein "Psych-Out" comments on Bernstein's routine
Related to Mar. 1994
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 7)
59
Bob Farmer Ten Card Deal References
  • Flim-Flam
Apr. 1994
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 8)
76
Bob Farmer The Ten Card Deal: An Investigation Part V - Loose Ends
  • Flim-Flam

  • 18 Card Deals
  • New Endings
  • The Cider Variations
  • Face-Up Or Face-Down
  • Statistics
  • Probability
  • No Card Variations
  • Ten Bill Deal
  • And Finally
May 1994
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 9)
66
Bruce Bernstein Psych-Out four phases
Related toAlso published here 1994 4
Edward Marlo Ten Card Poker Deal credit information and claim
Related to 1995
Facsimile (Issue 3 (Marlophile 1))
14
Karl Fulves Dealer's Choice No. 20, eight-card poker with Kings and Aces, performer gets Aces
1995 35
Ernest Earick Double Damned
Also published here 1995 35
Bob Farmer Ultimate Done Deal
  • Selecting The Hole Cards
  • Selecting The Hands
Also published here May 1995
Magic (Vol. 4 No. 9)
60
Bob Farmer No-Skill Psychological Ten Card Deal
Also published here May 1995
Magic (Vol. 4 No. 9)
61
Bob Farmer Ten Card Deal Combo combining previous two routines
Also published here May 1995
Magic (Vol. 4 No. 9)
61
Tom Frame Well-Appointed Stud two Jonah cards, very fair handling and spectator can switch cards as often as wanted
1996 1213
Harry Riser Semiautomatic Gambler four-phase routine with small set-up that is dealt repeatedly
Inspired byVariations 1996 62
Rudolf Braunmüller Spielen Sie Poker? four phases
1996
Intermagic (Vol. 20 No. 2)
76
Bob Farmer Russian Poker Roulette top cards of ten piles used for poker game
Also published here Nov. 1996
Magic (Vol. 6 No. 3)
77
Nick Trost, Ken Beale Ten-Card Poker Deal - Trost Routine Three phases, second phase is Ken Beale's idea
Also published here 1997 109
Nick Trost, Stewart Judah Eighteen-Card Poker Uses concept of a morphing Jonah card that changes every phase (presentation by Stewart Judah)
Related to
  • "Psych-Out" (Bruce Bernstein, 1985)
  • "The Cincinnati Kid Poker Game" (Tony Binarelli, Gary Ouellet's The Magic of Tony Binarelli, 1991)
VariationsAlso published here
1997 111
Nick Trost Showdown three phase Ten Card Poker Deal routine, last phase is stud poker. Includes Tom Hubbard's handling at the end.
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1997 216
Tom Hubbard Tom Hubbard's Handling of "Showdown"
Inspired byAlso published here 1997 219
Alex Elmsley Power Poker ten cards, spectator can chose which he wands, full house and royal flush
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1997 2
Bob Farmer The Scram-And-Scram Ten Card Deal
  • Flim-Flam
Related toVariationsAlso published here June 1997
Magic (Vol. 6 No. 10)
79
Bob Farmer More on The Scam-and-Scram Ten Card Deal
Related to July 1997
Magic (Vol. 6 No. 11)
80
Roy Walton Half The Twenty Card Deal
Also published here Sep. 1997
Magic (Vol. 7 No. 1)
74
Roy Walton The Twenty Card Deal
Also published here Sep. 1997
Magic (Vol. 7 No. 1)
74
Peter Duffie The Duffie Ten Card Deal with prediction
Also published here Sep. 1997
Magic (Vol. 7 No. 1)
75
Bob Farmer Vaya Con Dios Con
  • Flim-Flam
Inspired byAlso published here Nov. 1997
Magic (Vol. 7 No. 3)
80
Karl Fulves 9-Card Deal "Short Takes"
1998 231
Peter Duffie Free Will eight cards, spectator chooses four, performer is left with Aces
Inspired byAlso published here 1998 6
Steve Mayhew Lazy Man’s Ten-Card Poker Deal uses Snap Crimp, multi-phased:
  • performer deals Poker hands to himself and spectator and he wins
  • spectator repeatedly shuffles and deals those ten cards and performer without looking always knows whether he will win or lose
  • for finale performer (sometimes spectator) deals from deck and has option to exchange three cards for any three cards in deck, performer still wins
Related toAlso published here 1998
Labyrinth (Issue 8 - Part 2)
9
Ken Simmons Sleightless Poker Power without bottom deals, ten cards, spectator can chose which he wands, full house and royal flush
Inspired byVariations Jan. 1998
Onyx (Issue 2)
7
David Solomon Mexican Poker straight flush over full house
Inspired byRelated toVariations Apr. 1998
Onyx (Issue 3)
1
Allan Ackerman Thoughts on the Ten Card Poker Deal four phases, double jonah, almost no-touch
Also published here 1999 7
Steve Mayhew Ten Card Finale spectator shuffles again and still loses
Also published here 1999 19
Harry Lorayne, Christian Scherer Ten Card Poker Deal
Inspired by 1999 23
Karl Fulves First Draw person with Jonah card wins instead of loses
Variations 1999
The Fine Print (Issue 10)
311
Karl Fulves Three Hand Deal "Unsolved Mysteries"
fifteen card version, posed as a problem
1999
The Fine Print (Issue 10)
330
Master Poker Deal Jonah Card ten card poker deal, three phases.
1999 55
Jerry K. Hartman Mexicali Ruse “Mexican Poker” plot, head-to-head Poker game with small packet of cards, magician gets Royal Flush, second version where magician gets four Aces
  • First Method
  • Second Method
    • First Variation
    • Second Variation
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here Apr. 1999
Onyx (Issue 7)
12
Peter Duffie Free Will eight cards, spectator chooses four, performer is left with Aces
Also published here July 1999
Onyx (Issue 8)
22
David Solomon Revised Mexican Poker here co-credited to John Bannon
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here Aug. 1999
Magic (Vol. 8 No. 12)
76
Baltazar Fuentes Poker Choice jonah card changes in middle of routine
Inspired by 2000 28
Robert Kraft Letters on the stripper and Ten Card Deal in the Inner Secrets book
Related to 2000 97
Karl Fulves Switch Poker Solution outline of effect
Related to 2000 97
Karl Fulves On Home-Made Stripper & Ten Card Poker Deal credit information
2000 98
Lewis Jones Give Me Five spectator can always chose from two cards, decisions made for him and for performer
Variations 2000 22
Steve Beam Beat It ending up with better hand than in the version by Lewis Jones
Inspired by 2000 24
Karl Fulves Auto Draw three-handed draw poker, combination of bottom deal with jonah card ploy
Related toVariations 2000
Charlatan (Issue 2)
18
Herb Zarrow Switch Poker cards switched back and forth between two poker hands, performer wins
Inspired byRelated to 2000
Charlatan (Issue 3)
25
Michael DeMarco More Poker Power!
Inspired by Mar. 2000
Onyx (Issue 10)
16
David Britland The Last Game multiphase routine, with card swapping
Also published here 2000 5
Paul Curry Cider! with extra card (double jonah)
Also published here 2001 59
Poker by Perception No. 73, eight cards, performer gets Aces
Related to 2001 112
Pick 'Em Poker No. 76, fifteen cards, performer gets three pairs
2001 115
Karl Fulves Wild Bill's Game No. 16, performer wins with straight
2001 33
The New Deal No. 17, jonah
2001 35
Harry Lorayne A Much Better Chance Power Poker type, no bottom deals, spectator always gets Royal Flush
Related toAlso published here 2001 205
Jim Steinmeyer The "Ten Boys" Poker Deal demo with ten cards, repeat poker deal
Also published here 2002 18
Jim Steinmeyer Automatic Poker ten cards are "mixed" by spectator, then red-black separated or poker deal, Pseudo-CATO
Related to 2002 23
Philip T. Goldstein Mull I, Will I Win? I Will, I Will! Um... a/k/a Engage Le Jeu Que Je Le Gagne
a/k/a Drawer's Reward
Dead Man's Hand presentation
Variations 2002 62
Philip T. Goldstein No Casino Con is a Con a/k/a Of Nil Info
psychic poker
2002 69
Karl Fulves Pittsburgh Phil's Game deck shuffled, ten cards removed, winner predicted, spectator shuffles
2003
Off The Books (Issue 5)
78
Karl Fulves World Series disguised ten-card poker deal for four players with twenty cards
Variations 2003
Off The Books (Issue 5)
87
Bob Farmer Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Blackjack Deal
  • Flim-Flam: The Way of the Scamurai
Blackjack routine with eight cards and Jonah card
Also published here Feb. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 2)
25
Bob Farmer Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Blackjack Deal, Part II: Blackquack
  • Flim-Flam: The Way of the Scamurai
ten card poker deal applied to blackjack
  • Blackquack Showdown
Apr. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 4)
13
David Solomon The Power of Poker
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 2004 189
Bob Farmer Nine Card Hold'em
  • Flim-Flam: The Way of the Scamurai
  • The Real Rules
  • The Flim-Flam Rules
  • The Scam
Also published here Oct. 2004
Genii (Vol. 67 No. 10)
24
"Joro" Bruno Hennig Mississippi Poker on stage, playing four rounds with different spectators
2004 90
Gordon Bean One Hand Washes The Other cards are switched around and surprisingly complete good hands
Variations 2005
The Penumbra (Issue 9 Lazarus Insert)
1
Karl Fulves Reverse Jonah person with Jonah card wins
2006
Prolix (Issue 1)
34
Karl Fulves The Road To Ruin spectator and performer switch one card of their poker hands, three cards each are shown, spectator can switch or not, he loses, cards removed from the deck
  • The Basic Set-Up
  • The Road To Ruin
  • 10-Card Note
Related to 2006
Prolix (Issue 1)
56
Martin Gardner Gardner's Gambit row of cards, taking cards from either end alternately with spectator, whose cards add up higher wins, forced outcome, parity
  • Final Game (Royal Flush ending)
Inspired by
  • coin item in "Mathematical Puzzles" (Peter Winkler)
Related toVariations
2006
Prolix (Issue 2)
69
Karl Fulves Pre-Poker parity poker with number prediction, then Jonah card principle in second phase
2006
Prolix (Issue 2)
75
Karl Fulves Sure Thing Roy Baker's PATEO force to get Jonah card to spectator
2006
Prolix (Issue 2)
76
Howard A. Adams Gamblefta ten-card packet distributed to three players, pairs received
2006
Prolix (Issue 2)
137
R. Paul Wilson Progressive Poker three phases
Also published here 2006 1
R. Paul Wilson Refried Poker
  • The Nines Strategy
  • Sans Second Deal
Inspired byAlso published here 2006 1
Tony Griffith Poker Demonstration
Also published here
  • "A Demonstration on How to Win at Poker"in Tony Griffith's "Griff on Cards" 1964.
2006 132
Michael Powers Natural Poker Power spectator gets Royal Flush
  • Alternate Ending
  • Alternate Ending II
Inspired by 2006 63
James Swain Showdown
  • The Card Expert
Also published here May 2006
Genii (Vol. 69 No. 5)
26
Jamie Badman 21 Forever spectator makes decisions to choose hands for performer and himself, performer wins
2006 17
Paul Gordon, Roger Crosthwaite Head-to-Head Poker ten cards, performer received royal flush even though it was not part of the packet in beginning
Variations 2007 97
Peter Kougasian Psych-out Poker
Also published here 2007 432
Gregory Wilson Face-to-Face Poker
2007 493
David Solomon Revised Mexican Poker
Related toAlso published here 2007 21
Tomas Blomberg The Blomberg Variation
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 2007 22
David Solomon Play Poker With Me, Please three-phase routine from the deck
Inspired by 2007 55
David Solomon Revised Mexican Poker
Also published here 2007 15
Tomas Blomberg The Blomberg Variation
Also published here 2007 16
Jerry K. Hartman Mexicali Ruse “Mexican Poker” plot, head-to-head Poker game with small packet of cards, magician gets Royal Flush, second version where magician gets four Aces on p. 185
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 2007 181
Jerry K. Hartman Poker Stud another handling of the Mexican Poker plot
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 2007 188
Jon Racherbaumer No Jonah Poker parity
VariationsAlso published here 2007 28
Nick Trost Super Showdown double enders
Inspired byAlso published here 2008 164
Karl Fulves Red Rover blue-backed Ace through Five of Clubs, red-backed Ace through Five of Spades, two cards thought-of and that many cards transferred from top to bottom, Klondike-Down-Under-Deal Variation with combined packed, thought-cards end up in other packet, effect variations:
  • Crossed Thots
  • Uni-Directional
  • Partner Poker
  • Obversity
Related to 2008
Prolix (Issue 4)
260
Karl Fulves Poker by Mail nine envelopes with one or two cards in each, Dealflipdropcut mixing with die, three-handed game dealt, performer get's Royal Flush
Related to 2008
Prolix (Issue 5)
322
Allan Slaight Build Down progressive poker deal with ten card poker deal finale
Also published here 2008 50
Allan Slaight Group of Seven stack that allows a stop trick (1-0-1 credit information), spelling to thought-of card and Ten Card Poker Deal
Also published here
  • Linking Ring, Sep. 1988
2008 104
Karl Fulves Ten Card Steal
2009
Prolix (Issue 6)
387
David Solomon Revised Mexican Poker
Also published here 2009 14
Tomas Blomberg Die Blomberg Variante
Also published here 2009 15
Nick Trost Deal and Duck Poker
Inspired by
  • "Four Queens" (Bill Simon, Mathematical Magic, 1964)
Related to
2009 403
Nick Trost Double Power Poker two phases
Inspired byAlso published here 2009 405
Nick Trost Full-Deck Ten Card Poker
  • Another Handling
Variations 2009 428
Nick Trost Mississippi Poker five phases
Also published here 2009 512
Jonas Ljung Kismet Poker five poker hands dealt, performer wins and hand is predicted
Also published here 2009 24
Jim Steinmeyer Deal Three spectator "mixes" ten card packet
Inspired by 2010 25
Jim Steinmeyer Enigmatic Poker spectator "mixes" fifteen card packet face-up/face-down, dealflipdropcut
Related to 2010 26
David Britland The Last Game
  • Cardopolis
multiphase routine, with card swapping
Also published here Apr. 2010
Genii (Vol. 73 No. 4)
18
Woody Aragón Blessed Poker
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 2011 189
Woody Aragón Winner's Intuition spectator chooses ten cards from a deck, places five cards each into two boxes, and magician determines which box has winning hand multiple times
Related to 2011 231
Harry Lorayne A Much Better Chance Power Poker type, no bottom deals, spectator always gets Royal Flush
Also published here 2011 133
Karl Fulves Tweedle plot is that two players always get the same type of poker hand, demonstrated with ten-card packet
Related to 2011
Prolix (Issue 9)
586
Jonas Ljung Kismet Poker five poker hands dealt, performer wins and hand is predicted
Inspired byAlso published here Sep. 2011
Genii (Vol. 74 No. 9)
30
David Britland The Last Game multiphase routine, with card swapping
Also published here Mar. 2011
Antinomy (Vol. 4 No. 3)
14
Nick Trost The Automatic Gambler
Inspired byAlso published here 2011 680
Nick Trost World Series Poker - Updated disguised ten-card poker deal for four players with twenty cards
Inspired by 2011 681
Nick Trost Diminishing Poker Deal progressive poker deal with ten card poker deal finale
Inspired by 2011 695
Nick Trost Gambler's Poker Routine
  • Phase One - Eighteen-Card Poker (uses concept of a morphing Jonah card that changes every phase, three phases)
  • Phase Two - Belchou's Ace Trick (poker player's picnic type Kings location, open Bottom Deal demo followed by Aces deal)
  • Phase Three - The Surprised Gambler (re-deal)
Inspired by
  • Gambler's Luck (Lewis Ganson, 1950)
  • Tony Griffith's "A Demonstration of How to Win at Poker" (Griff on Cards, 1964)
  • Bob Lynn's "The Gambler Routine" (The Mad Mad Mad World of Bob Lynn, 1968)
Related toAlso published here
2011 700
Michael Weber, Tim Trono Scratch Card Poker scratch poker card with ten cards played, then scratch card torn up into ten small cards and repeated
Also published here Apr. 2012
Real Secrets (Vol. 1 No. 1)
1
Bruce Bernstein Psych Out four phases
Also published here 2012 99
Michael Weber Ha, No Jonah multiple phases, "Reverse Jonah" approach
Related toAlso published here 2013 4
Max Maven Jonumber Cycloidal Forces
Also published here
  • Precursor No. 30, 1991
Jan. 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 1)
28
Justin Higham The 15-Card Poker Climax featuring a phase with fifteen cards in which performer still gets a Royal Flush, other hand and discard predicted
  • Introduction
  • Cards & Set-Up
  • The Prediction
  • Patter
  • The Routine
    • Part One - The 10-Card Poker Deal
    • Part Two - The 15-Card Poker Climax
  • End Notes
Variations 2013 1
Will Houstoun Switch Method
  • Another Use - "Do You Want to Switch"?
Inspired by 2013 7
Will Houstoun Pointing Up the Spectator's Discards
Inspired by 2013 8
Dean Bodenham Spectator Versus Spectator
Inspired by 2013 8
David Solomon The Power of Poker
Also published here 2013 278
Michael Weber Ten Card Tekel deck shuffled, spectator deals ten cards from anywhere and they are the ten cards needed for Ten Card Poker Deal
2014 5
Helder Guimarães Poker Psicológico
2014
El Manuscrito (Vol. 7 No. 29)
998
Alexander de Cova The Ten Card Poker Scam multi-phase routine
  • Phase I - Loosing End Poker
  • Phase II - The 1st Jonah Sequence
  • Phase III - The 2nd Jonah Sequence
  • Phase IV - The Royal Flush Finale
  • The Prediction
Inspired byAlso published here May 2014
Scrapbook (Issue 12)
86
Steve Mayhew Lazy Man's Ten-Card Poker Deal uses Snap Crimp, multi-phased:
  • performer deals Poker hands to himself and spectator and he wins
  • spectator repeatedly shuffles and deals those ten cards and performer without looking always knows whether he will win or lose
  • for finale performer (sometimes spectator) deals from deck and has option to exchange three cards for any three cards in deck, performer still wins
Also published here 2014 83
Michael Weber PATEO Poker
2015 7
Michael Weber Scratch Player scratch poker card with ten cards played, then scratch card torn up into ten small cards and repeated
Also published here 2015 11
Michael Weber One Hand Poker using only five cards torn in half
2015 15
Michael Weber Good Fortune performer's five cards chosen according to a prediction
2015 26
Michael Weber The Coin presentational prop for Ten Card Poker Deal performance
2015 30
Michael Weber Binary Poker with any ten cards
2015 31
Michael Weber Binary Jonah
2015 34
Michael Weber Pencil Poker Ten Card Poker Deal performed over phone with notepad on both ends
2015 35
Michael Weber Ten Card Tekel deck fairly riffle shuffles, yet set-up for Ten Card Poker Deal ready without adjustments
  • The Not-So-Obvious Obvious Discovery
  • Another Not So Obvious Obvious Discovery
  • One Approach to the TCPD
2015 45
Michael Weber Ha No Jonah multiple phases, "Reverse Jonah" approach
Also published here 2015 50
Bob Farmer Part One: The Ten Card Deal
  • Introduction
  • The Basic Principle
  • Jonah
  • Statistical Analysis
  • References
  • How to Read this Book
  • Origins
2015 1
Dai Vernon Sure Fire Showdown
Also published here 2015 9
Bob Farmer Poker comment on the publication in Card Control
Related to 2015 10
Bob Farmer Baseless Speculation how the Jonah principle might have been discovered
2015 10
Bob Farmer Magic Appears about the need to routine the basic Jonah principle
2015 11
Bob Farmer The Phoenix 1949 reprinted with commentary
The Phoenix #168 - Ten Card Deal
  • Vernon and the Mexican Gambler
  • Presentation
  • Jonah On Top
  • Jonah On Bottom
  • Jonah Second From Top
  • Spectator Second Deals
  • Spectator Shuffles
  • Ace As Jonah On Top
  • Credits
The Phoenix #170 - Ten Card Deal P.S.
  • Martin Gardner
  • Ed Marlo
  • Bert Allerton
  • Biddle Move
Also published here 2015 13
John Murray Take Ten applying the Jonah Card in the style of Ted Annemann, all cards put in envelopes
Also published here 2015 17
Bob Farmer Stratagems - Which Cards to Use
  • Creations Of Science Aid Intelligent Design
2015 19
Bob Farmer Getting the Cards into Play
2015 23
David (Foote) Drake Getting Into The Ten Card Poker Deal starting with full deck
Also published here 2015 24
Allan Slaight Build Down poker routine that ends with necessary ten cards
Also published here 2015 25
Max Maven Decimix
2015 26
Nicholas Johnson Meet And Greet
2015 27
Stu Lewis Spectator Does a False Cut to get into Ten Card Poker Deal
Related to
  • "Jonah Card Routine" (Stu Lewis, Linking Ring, Dec. 1977)
2015 28
Nick Trost 20-Card Poker Deal
Also published here
  • Subtle Card Creations Vol. 5 (2014, p. 779)
2015 28
Bob Farmer, Steve Mayhew Bolo Jonah methods for marking the Jonah card
  • Marked Cards
  • Short and Long Cards
  • Snap Crimp (Mayhew)
Related to 2015 30
Woody Aragón, Bob Farmer Aragon Attractor
  • Woody's Effect
  • Vernet
  • Wallet
Related to 2015 31
Bob Farmer Forcing the Jonah collection of several methods
  • Odd/Even
  • Shuffle and Deal
  • Face-Up Or Face-Down
  • Combinations
  • Deal Equivoque
  • Bare Faced Lie
  • Australian Down Under Deal
  • Psychological Force
2015 33
Allan Ackerman Odd Even
2015 34
Max Maven Jonumber
2015 35
Larry Becker Reverse Faro
2015 36
Ken Beale The Beale Deal
  • Equivoque
  • Variation 1-3
2015 36
R. Paul Wilson, Bob Farmer Con Cam Coincidencia
  • To do this as a Stud Deal
2015 37
Roy Baker, Bob Farmer Pateo
2015 38
Bob King Fourdoomed
2015 38
Mike Daniels StayCard Principle
2015 38
Bob Farmer Ten Card (Second and Bottom) Deals false deals from small packet
2015 39
9-as-10 Dodge
2015 40
11-as-10 Dodge
Related to 2015 40
Peter Duffie 12-as-10 Dodge
2015 40
Nick Trost Eighteen Cards
2015 41
Tomas Blomberg Add-Ons
2015 41
Harry G. Franke Long Card "Harry Franke, Jr."
2015 42
Karl Fulves Proposition Bet
Related to 2015 42
Bob Farmer Poker Savvy
  • Displaying The Winning Hand
  • Faking A Knowledge Of Poker
2015 42
Bob Farmer Wait and Switch on "New Endings"
2015 44
Steve Mayhew The Angels May Shuffle, But The Devil Still Deals
Also published here 2015 45
Bob Farmer CADD Cut-and-Deal-Down Force, see later
Related to 2015 46
Jeff Pierce, Ryan Schlutz Luck of the Draw blanks finale
2015 46
Harold Cataquet, Bob Farmer Cheater, Cheater color changing backs finale
2015 46
Stewart James Psychic Bid Spelling
2015 47
Stephen Hobbs, Robert E. Neale Ten Card Wild
Related to 2015 47
Mike Porstmann Porstmann's Paladin "Final Instructions" in envelope
2015 48
Patrick Schlagel Teleological Existentialism
2015 49
Peter Duffie Gambler's Forecast with prediction
Also published here 2015 50
Max Maven Pretense with prediction
Also published here 2015 50
Bob Farmer Equivo-Ten
2015 51
Thomas Alan Waters Decideal see details below
Related to 2015 52
Larry Becker Ten Card Poker Stand-Up with prediction
Also published here 2015 52
Leo Boudreau Predicting The Winning Hand
2015 52
Bob Farmer Presentations for the Ten Card Poker Deal
2015 52
Jon Racherbaumer, Harry Anderson Jonah in Harry's Pocket
2015 53
Bob Farmer One Jonah
  • Introduction
  • The Sultans Of Swindle
2015 57
Harry Lorayne Ten Card Poker Deal six phases
Also published here 2015 58
John F. Mendoza The Ten Card Poker Killer
Also published here 2015 65
Basil Horwitz Challenge Poker Routine three phases
Also published here 2015 69
Nicholas Johnson Cutting for the Edge
2015 73
Jerry K. Hartman Tete a Tete
Inspired byAlso published here 2015 76
Brother John Hamman Magician Versus Gambler
Also published here 2015 83
Steve Mayhew The 50 Card Deal playing with five spectators simultaneously
Variations 2015