67 entries in Cards / Sleights / Riffle Shuffle / Riffle on the table / False / Divided Deck
See also the entries in Half Deck False Shuffles, which can be used as Divided Deck False Shuffles as well.
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Divided Deck Riffle Shuffle deck dealt into two piles and those are shuffled together
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 26
Unknown Red/Black Riffle Shuffle
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 14
Charles T. Jordan Red-Black Shuffle riffle and overhand
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 38
Unknown Colors Riffle Shuffle
1934 Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 61
Charles T. Jordan Spectator's Red Black Shuffle spectator deals divided deck in two heaps and riffle shuffles them
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 47
Unknown Red-Black Riffle Shuffle
1938 Greater Magic 87
Unknown 6. False riffle shuffle
1938 Greater Magic 174
Martin Gardner Red/Black Riffle Shuffle
1938 The Jinx (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 274
Unknown Red-Black Riffle Shuffle
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 60) 245
Dai Vernon Explanation of False Shuffle Triumph Shuffle
  • 1. To Maintain the Order of the Reds and Blacks
  • 2. To Maintain the Order of the Entire Pack
1946 Stars of Magic (Vol. 2 No. 1) 24
Unknown A False Shuffle Par Excellence
1946 Card Control 83
Unknown Red-Black Shuffle no credit given, "shown to me by Downs"
1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 170
Audley Walsh A Convincing Shuffle red / black shuffle
1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 328) 122
Dai Vernon, Fred Black To Keep the colours separated
Also published here 1960 More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 54
Edward Marlo Two Triumphs
  • First Triumph (retains full order)
  • Second Triumph - Marlo's Triumph (retains colors)
1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 6 Effects)
Edward Marlo Follow Up red black separation of deck
1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 6 Effects) 4
Edward Marlo To Keep an Alternated Red-Black Set-Up
1972 The Shank Shuffle 19
Edward Marlo Third Objective getting from red/black separated deck into set-up for a riffle shuffle that retains stack
1973 Marlo's Objectives 8
Edward Marlo Alternated Red & Black Shuffles overhand and riffle shuffle used to preserve alternating set-up (including real riffle shuffle with fine incomplete faro)
1973 Marlo's Objectives 20
Unknown Red-Black Riffle Shuffle reds into reds, blacks into blacks
Variations 1973 Rim Shots 43
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Trick #7 cards openly separated into suits, then shuffled together fairly with riffle shuffle, yet red-black colors remain separated
Also published here
  • in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930)
Sep. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 790
Harry Lorayne Simplified Super Riffle Diffle for colors
Inspired by 1976 The Epitome Location 22
Harvey Rosenthal HR Cut four packets, flourish cut or set-up for red-black shuffle
1978 The Chronicles (Issue 3) 1093
Edward Marlo Red Black Shuffle breaks on both sides
1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 268
John F. Mendoza Face Up Red-Black Shuffle red and black cards are riffle shuffled multiple times, yet they stay separated
1980 John: Verse Two 19
Jack McMillen, Charles Nyquist The San Francisco Shuffle deck is separated by red an black, performer and spectator give the deck a riffle shuffle and colors do not mix, Tamariz "accidental Zarrow Set-up"
1981 Sleights & Swindles 11
Dr. Jacob Daley, Dai Vernon False Cut top stock, or set-up for red-black shuffle
1981 The Chronicles (Issue 30) 1364
Larry Jennings, Dai Vernon Red Black Shuffle Variation triple cut set-up
1983 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 2 56
Paul Harris Red-Black Shuffle in four packets with cover cards
1983 A Close-Up Kinda Guy 58
Martin Gardner, Dr. Jacob Daley The Daley Red/Black Shuffle also as a get ready cut for Zarrow Shuffle
1984 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Part Three 116
Karl Fulves Notes by Karl Fulves on Red/Black Shuffles in general and Daley's method, setting up for ABAB Shuffle with Zarrow
1984 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Part Three 117
George Pierce, Charles T. Jordan, Karl Fulves Flying Colors No. 14, deck riffle shuffled twice by spectator, yet it separates into colors
1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 21
T. Nelson Downs TND Dovetail Shuffle
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 15
Dai Vernon, Fred Black Fred Black Shuffle Variation credit information
1987 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 1 113
Unknown Falschmischen rot-schwarz
Related to 1987 Card Stories 26
Ron Wilson Red/Black Shuffles spectator riffle and overhand shuffles the cards, the deck ends up almost separated in red and black
1987 The Uncanny Scot, Ron Wilson 25
Arthur H. Buckley Red-Black Riffle Shuffle
1988 The Cervon File 230
Daryl Martinez The Shuffle Sequence divided deck sequence for twenty-card packet
1989 Out of this Hemisphere 5
Karl Fulves Crazy Colors partial color separation shown after one riffle shuffle
1989 Easy-to-Do Card Tricks for Children 32
Unknown Simple Red-Black Shuffle
1991 Carneycopia 235
Unknown Spectator's Red-Black Shuffle
1991 Carneycopia 235
Paul Harris The Perfectionist
  • The Perfectionist (red and blacks are apparently mixed but remain separated)
  • Transposed Perfectionist (reds and blacks transpose)
  • Mixed-Up Perfectionist (reds and blacks mix themselves)
Also published here 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Close-up Kinda Guy) 109
Unknown Spectator Riffle Shuffles Once
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Magical Arts Journal) 254
Dai Vernon, Juan Tamariz, Fred Black A red-black False Shuffle spectator pushes cards together
1998 Card College — Volume 3 649
Lee Asher Red Black Separation using Pulp Friction
2000 Pulp Friction 10
Harry Lorayne New Red/Black Shuffle with in-the-hands variation in Afterthoughts
Inspired by 2001 Personal Collection 49
R. Paul Wilson Antipathy red and black cards riffle shuffled together and "unshuffled" again, using Engblom's Anti-Faro
2001 Omerta 7
Unknown Red / Black Shuffle with small packet, riffle shuffle on table
2003 Magia y Dramagia 90
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) I. General Procedures procedures in which the spectator and/or performer shuffles but retains certain aspects of the red-black distribution of the deck
  • Procedure A
  • Procedure B
  • Procedure C
  • Procedure D: Into This Universe
  • Procedure E: Into Two Universes
  • Procedure F: Multiple Shuffle Procedure
2006 Penumbra (Issue 10) 13
Dai Vernon To Keep the Colours Separated
Also published here 2008 The Magic of Ascanio — More Studies of Card Magic 70
Harry Lorayne Bottom Block Slip Cut
2011 Special Effects 51
Unknown Classic Red/Black Shuffle
2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 161
Darwin Ortiz Red/Black Shuffles
  • with Zarrow Shuffle
  • Strip-Out with real running cut
  • Red/Black Double-Cover Zarrow Shuffle
  • Divided Deck Up-the-ladder Cut
2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 166
Jason Ladanye Red-Black Faro Shuffle red-black false riffle shuffle with faro
2013 Confident Deceptions 88
Tony Cabral The Pub Shuffle getting into position
Variations 2014 Notes From A Mechanic 27
Unknown Tabled Riffle Shuffle red/black shuffle
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 10 35
Unknown Red-Black Shuffle center pull-out
2017 JawDroppers! Two 160
Juan Villarejo Preparación para Realizar la Mezcla por Colores for setting up a Red-Black Shuffle
2017 El Mago en la Mesa de Juego — Volumen I 49
Steve Beam The F.T.R.&B. Shuffle Director's Cut and red/black shuffle
2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 236
Edward Marlo, Steve Reynolds Covered Up Shuffle using Bottom Line
  • Half Mem Deck Handling
Inspired by 2019 Beyond the Z 33
Unknown Spectator's Color Riffle Shuffle
2019 The Neat Review (Issue 1 - London 2019) 83
Unknown Spectator's Red-Black Shuffle riffle shuffle
2019 Secret Language — Volume 1 170
Tony Cabral The Pub Shuffle
Inspired by 2019 Things to do in Denver when you're dead 9
Steve Forte The 21st Card center slug control demo, card at twenty-first position is retained during riffle shuffle
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 864
Steve Forte 2nd phase: red-black-riffle setups methods to set up for red/black shuffle
  • the red-black riffle
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 878
Steve Forte 3rd phase - face-up red-black riffle shuffles
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 880
Steve Forte Master High-Low Strip/Riffle Shuffle percentage red-black shuffle, a few mistakes can happen on top, center and bottom
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 1018