82 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Gambling / Poker / Stacking / Miscellaneous
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Edward Victor Stacking the Aces thumb count
1937 Magic of the Hands 21
William Larsen The Four Ace Deal thumb riffle stacking
1938 Greater Magic 305
Val Evans Pseudo Stacking Aces pushed into deck next to already stacked cards with marks on their backs
1941 Stacks and Stacks Of Cards 21
Edward Marlo The Wrong Hand player receives Aces, performer straight flush
1958 Faro Notes 38
Alex Elmsley Aces Up stacking with faro shuffle for any number from two to five
1958 The Cardiste (Issue 5) 15
Edward Marlo Key Card System pseudo stacking, actually key cards next to aces, face up deal and second deal
1959 Riffle Shuffle Systems 111
Fred Lowe The Innocent Cheat ?
Related to 1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 190
Karl Fulves Aces To Win packet trick with gambling presentation
Related to 1971 The Book of Numbers 20
Jerry K. Hartman Five Card Deal performer gets the same five cards without any shuffling in between, solution
Inspired by 1975 Epilogue (Issue Special No 1) 244
Derek Dingle Side-Cut Faro Stack stacking method
Variations 1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 134
Karl Fulves Anytime Poker Aces run up from shuffled deck, two-handed game
Related toVariations 1983 Hardcore Aces 3
Edward Marlo The Zero Second Stack Aces put on top of deck, spectator says "go" and performer immediately "stop", Aces dealt to five players, stacking during display sequence
Inspired by 1983 Powerful Magic 50
Unknown Pick-a-Card Poker five selections stacked into a poker hand
Related to 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 4
Allan Hayden The Buffalo Cornstack stacking method consisting on "heap throwing"
Apr. 1986 Apocalypse (Vol. 9 No. 4) 1198
Paul Swinford Poker Spectacular poker deal with cyberdeck which is stacked with sorting rod, incorporates gag cards Fourteen and Fifteen of Spades
1986 The Cyberdeck 17
Steve Draun Quintuple Duke bluff with deck switch
Also published here 1987 The Magic of Steve Draun 23
Karl Fulves Faster Draw hand upjogged, stripped out and put on top, two hands dealt and the upjogged hand is in one of the hands, upjogging doubles
Related to 1987 Secret Session — Part One 16
Edward Marlo The Oh Henry Stack three methods, other sources mentioned
Related to 1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 138
Karl Fulves Game Plan stacking with named four-of-a-kind, then cards transpose with spectators hand, posed as problem
1988 Interlocutor (Issue 51) 249
Roy Walton Oversight Aces are placed aside, stacking sequence shuffled with rest of deck, Aces apparently forgotten, they are placed on top and immediately dealt to the performer in five-handed game
Related toVariations 1988 The Complete Walton — Volume 2 82
Karl Fulves PDQuickie Aces placed in different parts of the deck, one cut, two hands dealt and performer gets Aces (doubles inserted)
1989 The Multiple Shift 14
Karl Fulves Strip Stack pairs of Twos through Sixes are upjogged and then squared, one shuffle and deal for two players, both get straights, one hand changes to Aces
Inspired by 1989 The Multiple Shift 21
Karl Fulves Swivel Stack Aces placed in different parts of deck and squared, then Kings, two hands dealt, they are Aces and Kings
1989 The Multiple Shift 44
Allan Slaight Pokericulead-in nice set-up by Stewart James, ?
May 1990 Apocalypse (Vol. 13 No. 5) 1785
Daniel McCarthy Discard and Draws set up, faro
Mar. 1991 Apocalypse (Vol. 14 No. 3) 1900
Alex Elmsley Aces Up stacking with faro shuffle for any number from two to five
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 395
Alex Elmsley Four Flusher stacking all four royal flushes one after the other, faro stacking
Variations 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 399
Edward Marlo The Unexpected Seven-Card Stack faro
Inspired by
  • "The Zero Stack" (Bill Kalush, Precursor #28)
1991 The Olram File (Issue 8) 14
Steve Draun Quintiple Duke bluff with deck switch, interesting
Also published here 1993 Secrets Draun from Underground 84
Michael DeMarco Principle to an Extreme using eight faros
Sep. 1993 Apocalypse (Vol. 16 No. 9) 2264
Alex Elmsley Royal Flush Deal royal flush deal for any number of players, faro shuffling
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 308
Gene Maze Big Oversight Aces put on top, instantly poker hands are dealt out and Aces received
Inspired by 1994 Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 98
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 New Card Control Systems 39
Karl Fulves Addition to Blockbuster No. 1
1995 New Card Control Systems 63
Darwin Ortiz Darwin's Poker Deal travelling signatures
1995 Cardshark 159
Darwin Ortiz Pick-A-Card Poker with to-Royal-Flush-Transformation
Related to 1995 Cardshark 172
Darwin Ortiz The Cross faro stacking, transformation
Related to 1995 Cardshark 180
Paul Swinford Royal Flush Mini-Stack small packet & anti-faros
Mar. 1995 Apocalypse (Vol. 18 No. 3) 2476
Allan Slaight Heavy Breather crimp, packets
Apr. 1995 Apocalypse (Vol. 18 No. 4) 2487
Karl Fulves, Stewart James Beat the Cheat No. 26, stacking apparently explained but Aces end up in another hand
1995 Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 48
Bruce Elliott Straight Up No. 28, Ace through Five straight distributed in deck, yet dealt out again, pseudo duplicates
1995 Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 51
James Swain Something for Nothing new deck order show, shuffled a few times, poker hands dealt, straight flushs and royal flush for performer
Inspired by 1996 Miracles with Cards 167
Karl Fulves Rake's Progress open stacking procedure, Aces show up as climax
1996 Underworld (Issue 4) 46
Ken Krenzel Opti-Stack aces inserted in fan
1997 Ingenuities 131
Harry Lorayne, Christian Scherer Lorayne's Poker Deal #2
1999 Abgezockt! 15
Theodore Annemann The Gambler in Person very simple stacking technique for a gambling demo
Also published here 2000 Card College — Volume 4 924
Chan Canasta An Experiment in Remote Control spectator cuts the deck behind his back and puts two cards unseen in two different pockets, performer divines cards and spectator can chose in which pocket which card sholud be
Related toVariations 2000 Chan Canasta — A Remarkable Man 57
Karl Fulves Amnesia Aces
  • There Was A Crooked Man
humorous stacking presentation in which Ace packet is put into deck in the middle of the deal, yet Aces are found in one hand
Related to 2001 Charlatan (Issue 5) 60
Darwin Ortiz Déjà vu Poker four hands are redealt after shuffling, faro, Royal Flush kicker
Inspired by 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 11
Karl Fulves The Expert Returns spectator stacks two cards himself by repeated dealing (overhand shuffle single run substitute)
Inspired by 2006 Prolix (Issue 2) 90
Steve Forte Seven-Card Stud Stack
Feb. 2006 Genii (Vol. 69 No. 2) 28
Rob Reed Do That Again Aces stacked on table openly, unexpected result, dated 1982
2009 Prolix (Issue 6) 411
Luke Jermay Mixing Mentalism with Other Genres
  • The New Mind
spectator shuffles deck, performer runs through it and apparently memorizes its order, then cuts to four Kings followed by dealing a full house
Related to Jan. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 1) 25
R. Paul Wilson Tupelo Paul simplified variation
Inspired by 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 157
Karl Fulves New Deal Poker Kings cut into deck, two poker hands dealt, Aces and Kings, with previous selections as kicker cards
Related to 2010 Prolix (Issue 7) 443
Karl Fulves Cheating Is Easy quick two-hand stacking demonstration
2010 Prolix (Issue 7) 445
Jerry K. Hartman, Robin Robertson Matching Match Ace through Five of Hearts in random order by spectator placed in row, five-card packets below each gathered and dealt out, a Spade card of same value as the Heart card is at that position in the corresponding hand
Inspired by 2010 Prolix (Issue 8) 497
Karl Fulves Late Nite Strippers medium locates card, or performer, reversal method in hands of performer, with a poker deal application with four selections, pick-a-card poker
2010 Prolix (Issue 8) 504
Troy Hooser Bottom Dodge Stack four Aces for any number of hands using only one riffle shuffle, psuedo riffle stack
2010 Moments 114
Troy Hooser Slip Dodge Stack four Aces using Reverse Cull
Related to 2010 Moments 118
Darwin Ortiz Hole-Card Play four selections are lost and dealt in five-card Stud, performer gets two Aces
Inspired by 2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 3
Jason Ladanye The Big Stack performer stacks himself queen, someone else gets kings, queens change to aces
Inspired by 2013 Confident Deceptions 181
Joseph Barry Freedom Stacking Drop Stack
Also published here 2013 Pseudo Cheating Demos and Effects 11
Benjamin Earl The Back Room Demo false stacking demo of the four Aces from a spectator shuffled deck
Also published here 2015 Less is More Bonus 8
Benjamin Earl Less is More Gambling Demonstration false gambling demonstration of ace location, false dealing, stacking, shuffle tracking, card mucking and four of a kind climax
2015 Less is More Bonus 10
Joseph Barry Freedom Stacking Drop Stack
Also published here 2015 Blackpool 2015 Inscrutable Notes 4
Karl Fulves Lucky At Cards an odd-backed poker hand is put in the deck and shuffled in, cards dealt out and odd-backed cards fall to performer and change to royal flush
2015 Errata (Issue 1) 3
Joseph Barry The Stacking Drill
Related to 2016 Operandi (Issue 1) 14
Luke Jermay Pick a Card Poker four chosen cards are shuffled into a poker hand
Related to 2017 Operandi (Issue 2) 29
Benjamin Earl The Back Room Demo false stacking demo of the four Aces from a spectator shuffled deck
Also published here 2017 Less is More 76
Jason Ladanye Cheaters Aces are apparently marked, special glasses presentation, Aces stacked and during deal change back color, then change back, red/blue double backers, faros
2018 Game Changer 223
Steve Forte Stacking and Culling Demonstrations intro
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 889
Steve Forte Standard Stacks on simple stacking demonstrations, intro
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 889
Steve Forte faro stack on doing a simple faro stack for laypeople
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 890
Steve Forte The 2-1-2-4 Faro Stack dealing the Aces after one faro for a five-handed game
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 906
Steve Forte Balancer Faro Stack eon shuffle and one cut to stack the four Aces for hold 'em
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 907
Steve Forte Cut-Stacking four Aces cut into deck one at a time without shuffling, then deal
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 908
Steve Forte Pushoff Cut-stacking four Aces cut into deck one at a time without shuffling, then deal
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 910
Steve Forte Cut Anytime Stacking spectator can call out "cut" anytime during deal
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 912
Steve Forte Stripper Stack Aces fairly lost in table spread, dealt after single cut
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 920
Tony Cabral Two Routines - One: The Braue Poker Deal Redux faro stacking demo, spectator choses type of poker game
Inspired byAlso published here
  • “Cheats & Deceptions” column in M-U-M Magazine
2020 Magic for BLM 60
Edward Marlo The Double Stack four Kings stacked with two faros, then Aces overhand stacked to eight hands as surprise, from unpublished notes
2020 Output (Issue 6) 10