165 entries in Cards / Sleights / Riffle Shuffle / Riffle on the table / False / Zarrow type Shuffles
  
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Unknown To make a "False Shuffle" - Fourth Method fans pushed into each other and stripped out again (Zarrowesque concept)
Modern Magic 25
Unknown False Shuffles - Sixth Method fans pushed into each other and stripped out again (Zarrowesque concept)
Tricks with Cards 28
Unknown Second Method can be done without table
Related to The Expert at the Card Table 161
Unknown Third Method similar to second method, can be done without table
Related to The Expert at the Card Table 163
Unknown 2a. By means of the riffle shuffle "zarrow" type
Greater Magic 169
Unknown 2b. The inverted V Shuffle "zarrow" type
Greater Magic 169
Unknown Gambler's False Shuffle similar to Zarrow concept
Variations Expert Card Technique 70
Unknown The Riffle False Shuffle no cover longitudinal Zarrow
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 255
Herb Zarrow Full Deck Control by a Riffle Shuffle the Zarrow Shuffle, block cover
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 346) 210
Herb Zarrow Zarrow False Shuffle
Riffle Shuffle Systems 128
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Full Deck Control
More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 49
Edward Marlo Marlo's Techniques on Zarrow Shuffle
The Patented Shuffle (Issue 1 Patented False Shuffle) 13
Edward Marlo Marlo's Insurance detail for Zarrow Shuffle
The Patented Shuffle (Issue 1 Patented False Shuffle) 15
Art Altman, Edward Marlo Tilt Zarrow Shuffle
The Patented Shuffle (Issue 1 Patented False Shuffle) 17
Edward Marlo Perfect False Riffle Shuffle
Related toVariations Expert Card Conjuring 3
Ken Krenzel Perfect False Riffle Shuffle - Addition
Related to Expert Card Mysteries 33
Karl Fulves Layman's Lace-Thru crude Zarrow type shuffle, as an exposé move
Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Riffle Shuffle Controls) 39
Allan Ackerman Slip Shod for setting up a Zarrow
The Esoterist 12
Frank Garcia Notes on the Zarrow Shuffle two Methods
Million Dollar Card Secrets 108
Frank Shank Commentary on Zarrow shuffle
The Shank Shuffle 6
Frank Shank The Shank Shuffle
The Shank Shuffle 8
Edward Marlo Marlo's Variations of the Shank Shuffle three variations
The Shank Shuffle 12
Edward Marlo The Work Shank with "applied block transfer" (= Zarrow Shuffle)
The Shank Shuffle 17
Edward Marlo The Shank Shuffle with Block Transfer Applied = Zarrow Shuffle, two-shuffle sequence
The Shank Shuffle 20
Edward Marlo Comment on Shank vs. Zarrow
The Shank Shuffle 22
Edward Marlo The Shank Shuffle with Block Shuttle two-shuffle sequence
The Shank Shuffle 25
Art Altman, Edward Marlo Tilted Shank Shuffle
The Shank Shuffle 76
Edward Marlo Concluding Observations more Zarrow, Shank comments
The Shank Shuffle 89
Jon Racherbaumer Foreword
The Shank Shuffle 4
Karl Fulves Zarrow Shuffle definition of term, no handling details
Riffle Shuffle Technique - Preliminary Notes on Part One 3
Karl Fulves The Modified Zarrow "negative Zarrow"
Riffle Shuffle Technique - Preliminary Notes on Part One 10
Unknown A Red-Black Shuffle Zarrow where cards are tilted onto edge, as full deck false shuffle in Afterthoughts
Rim Shots 34
Karl Fulves Riffle Shuffle Technique general comments on the Zarrow Shuffle
Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part One 23
Herb Zarrow Full Deck Control
Riffle Shuffle Technique — Part One 24
Herb Zarrow Additional Zarrow Technique
  • Preliminary Cut To Set Deck
  • One-Shuffle Technique
Riffle Shuffle Technique — Part One 26
Roy Walton Z-Notes several notes, including
  • Triple Cut Zarrow
  • To Cull Cards To Face Or Top Of Pack (positions initially known)
Riffle Shuffle Technique — Part One 27
Karl Fulves The General Transfer Block Transfer applications with the Zarrow shuffle
Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part One 32
Karl Fulves Reverse Zarrow sliding-block model, pen-and-paper notation for Zarrow shuffle problems
  • Terminology
  • Subtraction Shuffle, Zarrow Analogs, Sliding Blocks
  • First Block Form
  • Second Block Form
  • Fourth Block Form
  • The Three-Shuffle Problem
  • The Stock Problem (rearranging order of top cards)
  • Reverse Zarrow
Methods with Cards — Part 1 28
Herb Zarrow Herb Zarrow's False Shuffle slip cut and using center packet
The Magic of Francis Carlyle 115
Trevor Lewis A Mixed Bag various card and coin idaes
  • partial stack and zarrow shuffle
  • double Riffle Control
  • Middle Deal (false)
  • Palm Conscious (gag)
  • Transpo Plus (coin transposition)
  • Ladies In Waiting (four queens reverse in the deck)
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 5) 205
Martin A. Nash The Nash Full-Deck Shuffle Control push-through and Zarrow combination sequence, see p. 446 for additional crediting
Any Second Now 177
John F. Mendoza The Zarrow Shuffle
The Book of John 5
Juan Tamariz Tip on the Zarrow Shuffle gaze management
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 11) 757
Edward Marlo Sleeper Shank Shuffle one shuffle
Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant) 22
John F. Mendoza Zarrow Square-Up Finesse
John: Verse Two 22
Walt Lees A Shank Shuffle Technique
More Professional Card Tricks 33
Derek Dingle Three Shuffle Zarrow Sequence
The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 137
Herb Zarrow The Zarrow Shuffle
The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 137
Edward Marlo Taking A Break With Shank using crimps
Card Finesse 91
Thomas Alan Waters Narrowzarrow simplifying the shuffle with narrow short cards
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 232
Karl Fulves Shuffle Off page by page commentary on claims in The Shank Shuffle
Related toVariations Shuffle Off 1
Karl Fulves Zarrow Transfer "using center pull-out as starting point"
Shuffle Off 6
Unknown Zarrow Shuffle
Cardopolis (Issue 1) 10
Jon Racherbaumer On Karl Fulves's Shuffle Off seventeen page long Zarrow/Shank credit fight essay
Inspired by Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 31
Martin Gardner, Dr. Jacob Daley The Daley Red/Black Shuffle also as a get ready cut for Zarrow Shuffle
Riffle Shuffle Technique — Part Three 116
Conrad C. Bush, M. J. Oeink M.J. Oeink's False Shuffle no cover cards
Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 118
Jack Avis Three Zarrow Techniques
  • 1st Z-Technique
  • 2nd Z-Technique
  • 3rd Z-Technique
Riffle Shuffle Technique — Part Three 124
Edward Marlo Perfect False Riffle Shuffle very brief
Best of Friends — Volume II 45
Hugh Johnston Hugh Johnston Shuffle
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mystyx) 702
Edward Marlo, John Riggs Perfect False Riffle Shuffle variation
The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 12) 210
Karl Fulves Erdnase Blind Shuffles comments on Erdnase's full deck false riffle shuffles
Related to Riffle Shuffle Methods 17
Unknown Blind Shuffle - Second Method from Erdnase
Related to Riffle Shuffle Methods 19
Unknown Blind Shuffle - Third Method from Erdnase
Related to Riffle Shuffle Methods 20
John Northern Hilliard Hilliard's Inverted Vee
Related to Riffle Shuffle Methods 20
William Larsen, Jack McMillen, T. Page Wright The L.W. False Shuffle from Genii, February 1937, with finesse by McMillen
Riffle Shuffle Methods 22
Edward Victor Victor's False Shuffle from "More Magic of the Hands" (1942)
Riffle Shuffle Methods 23
J. W. Sarles J.W. Sarles False Shuffle no cover cards
Riffle Shuffle Methods 25
Herb Zarrow The Zarrow Shuffle also as red-black shuffle
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 53
Edward Marlo Zarrow Shuffle Riffle Stacking
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 76
Doug Edwards Easy Zarrow Shuffle simplified
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 2) 1892
Edward Marlo Repeat Shank Shuffle Sans Block Transfer sequence to make it look as if the top cards are lost
The Olram File (Issue 7) 16
Roger Klause The No-Count Zarrow two-shuffle, step instead of holding back specific number of cards
Roger Klause: In Concert 125
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Shuffle brief
Modus Operandi 8
Jack Carpenter The Carpenter Full-Deck False Shuffle Zarrow shuffle sequence
Modus Operandi 149
Herb Zarrow Super-Mezcla Falsa Zarrow Shuffle
La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 87
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Shuffle
By Forces Unseen 120
Allan Ackerman The Slip Shod for setting up a Zarrow
Variations Las Vegas Kardma 169
Allan Ackerman Some Thoughts on the Zarrow Shuffle
Las Vegas Kardma 52
Herb Zarrow, Dai Vernon Zarrow Shuffle
The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 453
Herb Zarrow, Edward Marlo, David Neighbors Zarrow Shuffle
The Minotaur (Vol. 6 No. 3) 3
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Shuffle description checked by Herb Zarrow according to p. 230
Roger's Thesaurus 17
Karl Fulves Added Notes added to revised edition (ca. 1995?)
Shuffle Off 17
Edward Marlo Marlo's Variation Of The Zarrow Shuffle
  • First Variation
  • Second Variation
  • Third Variation
  • Fourth Variation (see "Gambler's False Shuffle" reference)
  • Marlo's False Shuffle
  • A Cutting Action
  • Easy Technique For The Zarrow Shuffle
Inspired byAlso published here Facsimile (Issue 3 (Marlophile 1)) 17
Karl Fulves Zarrow Shuffle Method riffle culling a card while retaining order of rest
Blocking Off 138
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Shuffle
Miracle Material 9
Dad Stevens Dad Stevens' Other Shuffle no interlacing
Related toVariations Jennings '67 57
John Luka Zarrow Shuffle Finesse
L.I.N.T. — Pocket Stuff for Close-Up Magicians 87
Doug Edwards Easy Zarrow Shuffle Finesse on the Zarrow, bevelled packets
Doug Edwards Packs a Wallop! 83
Doug Edwards Shank Shuffle Finesse Bevelled deck
Doug Edwards Packs a Wallop! 89
Andrew Wimhurst Cooler Shuffle actually a set up cut for Zarrow or Strip Out
Down Under Deals 44
Herb Zarrow A Brief Description of the Zarrow Shuffle
Down Under Deals 45
Herb Zarrow The Zarrow Dynamic breakdown of the basic procedure
Card College — Volume 3 629
Herb Zarrow The Zarrow Shuffle
Card College — Volume 3 632
Herb Zarrow, Juan Tamariz, Unknown The Direct Zarrow Shuffle
  • With a Slip Cut
  • A Shuffle Strategy by Juan Tamariz
  • A Refined Block Cover
  • With Running Cuts
Card College — Volume 3 634
Various A Combination False Shuffle Zarrow and Triumph combined
Card College — Volume 3 645
Steve Mayhew The Zarrow Sequence stacking the cards, so the spectator can shuffle
Angels May Shuffle but the Devil Still Deals 11
Baltazar Fuentes No Slip Cut Single Zarrow Shuffle NSCSZS
running-cut set-up
Inspired by I'm Dancing 10
David Ben In-the-Hands Zarrow Shuffle tilt
Tricks 91
Stephen Minch Gary Plants on the Zarrow Shuffle
Gary Plants on the Zarrow Shuffle 11
Stephen Minch The Common Tells
  • Exposing the Gap
  • The Fanning of the Cover Cards
  • Tipping the Deck
  • Raising the Block for Its Insertion
Gary Plants on the Zarrow Shuffle 12
Gary Plants Zarrow Shuffle - Plants Handling
  • The Split
  • The Weave
  • The Strip-out
  • Opening the Gap
  • The Block Insertion
Related to Gary Plants on the Zarrow Shuffle 16
M. J. Oeink The Oeink Shuffle no cover Zarrow
Gary Plants on the Zarrow Shuffle 26
Wesley James The Zarrow Shuffle
  • The Problems
  • WJ on the Zarrow
  • Recap
Enchantments 288
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Shuffle very brief
Up In Smoke 42
B.J. Bueno Muy Bueno Shuffle with fake tabled cascade ala Steve Forte
Penumbra (Issue 9) 2
Edward Marlo Perfect False Riffle Shuffle with credit information
Penumbra (Issue 9) 2
Jack Avis Zarrow Shuffle Thoughts with cutting sequence
Rara Avis 185
Jack Avis A Zarrow Shuffle Setting-up Technique Zarrow stacking
Rara Avis 186
Jack Avis A Zarrow Shuffle Tip
Rara Avis 187
Doug Edwards The Z-E Shuffle bottom half stays intact only
Best of Friends — Volume III 151
Karl Fulves Stevenz Stevens Control combined with Zarrow Shuffle
Prolix (Issue 3) 155
Karl Fulves Hop Skip avoiding upward movement of right packet in Zarrow Shuffle
Prolix (Issue 3) 157
Edward Marlo Variation of the Zarrow Shuffle
  • First Variation
  • Second Variation
  • Third Variation
  • Fourth Variation (see "Gambler's False Shuffle" reference)
  • Marlo's False Shuffle
  • A Cutting Action
  • Easy Technique For The Zarrow Shuffle
Inspired byAlso published here Marlo on Erdnase 37
Unknown False Riffle Shuffle no cover cards
Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1 268
Justin Higham Fake Zarrow Shuffle modified handling of Fake Zarrow Shuffle from Collected Card Notes
  • Second Version
  • Third Version
Inspired by
  • "Fake Zarrow Shuffle" (Justin Higham, Collected Card Notes, 1999)
Dexterity Manual 10
Justin Higham Svengali-ish Convincer Zarrow/Shank shuffle convincer with unsquared deck (deck left in slight reverse faro condition)
Dexterity Manual 12
Derek DelGaudio Sky Shuffle knacky, with alternatives, inspired by Juan Tamariz
  • Version 2
  • Tips
Also published here Derek DelGaudio 3
Derek DelGaudio Worraz Shuffle ribbon spread
Also published here Derek DelGaudio 6
Derek DelGaudio Cielo Mezcla knacky, with alternatives, inspired by Juan Tamariz
  • Version 2
  • Tips
Also published here Spain 2011 7
Derek DelGaudio Worraz Shuffle ribbon spread
Also published here Spain 2011 13
Karl Fulves E. J. Oeinck
Related to
  • The Sphinx, Jan. 1938
Prolix (Issue 8) 498
Karl Fulves Z-Proper details of the Zarrow Shuffle
Prolix (Issue 8) 547
Karl Fulves The Zero Shuffle "opposite" of Zarrow Shuffle
Prolix (Issue 8) 548
Karl Fulves The No-Jump Method practice drill for Zarrow shuffle with ruler
Prolix (Issue 8) 548
Karl Fulves In The Tunnel practice drill for Zarrow shuffle
Prolix (Issue 8) 549
Troy Hooser Stepped Dad Shuffle
Inspired byRelated to Moments 120
Gary Plants Zarrow Shuffle Ideas
  • Introduction
  • Version One
  • Version Two
Lecture Notes - Honolulu Hawaii 13
Alexander de Cova Zarrow Mischen finesse
Seminar-Leviten 3
Unknown Double-Cover Zarrow Shuffle brief
Lessons in Card Mastery 128
Steve Reynolds First Misconception on false shuffling and shuffling styles
The Zarrow Work Book 2
Steve Reynolds Second Misconception
The Zarrow Work Book 3
Steve Reynolds Fale Square Up: Four Parts
The Zarrow Work Book 4
Steve Reynolds Part Two: The Two Square Ups
  • The True Square Up
  • The False Square Up
  • Holding Back
  • Setting the Fan
  • The Unweave and Lift
  • The Simulated Square Up/Bobble Cover
  • Second Thrust
The Zarrow Work Book 13
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Shuffle brief
Confident Deceptions 192
Herb Zarrow The Really Inside Zarrow Shuffle bowed top card
Nukes 30
Shane Cobalt Zarrow Shuffle Placement setting a key at the top and bottom of two halves
A Trick for Chuck 3
Herb Zarrow The Zarrow Shuffle
Classic Fantastic 83
Edward Marlo Perfect False Riffle Shuffle shuffling directly under top card, brief
JawDroppers! Two 50
Juan Villarejo Preparación para Realizar la Mezcla Zarrow for setting up a Zarrow Shuffle
El Mago en la Mesa de Juego — Volumen I 45
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Shuffle Handling buckling the single cover card, bubble cover
The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 38
Edward Marlo Zarrow Stacking
Handcrafted Card Magic - Volume 3 23
Steve Reynolds Bottom Line Review very brief outline of Bottom Line Zarrow square up finesse
Beyond the Z 15
Tomas Blomberg Spaed Shuffle multi-shuffle sequence, blocks
Inspired by Beyond the Z 69
Harapan Ong Zipper Zarrow bold table spread bluff
Beyond the Z 77
Lorenz Schär The Merrow-Shuffle combination of the Zarrow and the Jack Merlin shuffle
Cards Against Reality 57
Steve Forte The Zarrow Shuffle
  • classification
    • Card Cover
    • Hand Cover
    • No Cover
    • Off-the-table Variants
  • technical observations
    • independent card movement
    • movement of halves
    • lift
    • gaps
    • tilt
    • top-card pop
    • matching up
    • practice
    • repeatability
    • angles
    • riffle-shuffle tells
    • experimentation
    • setup cuts/strips
    • context
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 162
Steve Forte Setup cuts/Strips three cutting sequences to set up for the Zarrow
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 167
Unknown Three-push Zarrow by hustler VO
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 169
Steve Forte No-cover Zarrows Oeink
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 169
Steve Forte Bookmaker's Zarrow cards shuffled by the short ends
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 170
Steve Forte Circle-Zarrow
Variations Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 171
Steve Forte Tap-Zarrow ledge as halves are tapped against each other before riffling
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 172
Steve Forte No-interlace Zarrows no interlacing during riffle itself
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 173
Steve Forte Reverse-Zarrow top half slightly twisted backwards
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 174
Steve Forte Lift-Zarrow whole deck slightly lifted from table and dropped during square-up
Related to Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 175
Steve Forte Back-Load Zarrow square-up as deck is moved back
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 176
Steve Forte Variants brief outlines of further variations
  • cover-Zarrow (Gary Plants)
  • deep riffle
  • long push
  • snap-bevel
  • pinned corner
  • dribble-Zarrow
  • dead-hand Zarrow
  • short square-up
  • top-card cover (double cover)
  • off-the-table Zarrow (deck on its side on table)
Related to Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 177
Steve Forte, Bob White partial Zarrow only top or bottom half of riffle unwoven, details for top slug
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 180
Steve Forte spacer Zarrow riffle stacking application, the very top of the shuffle can be legitimately spaced out
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 181
Steve Forte Other Zarrows brief outlines of even further variations
  • saw-Zarrow
  • spring-Zarrow
  • other bevel-based Zarrows
  • bent top card
  • sliding bottom slug
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 181
Steve Forte Summary
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 183
Steve Forte Table Shuffle-over with OTT Square-up square-up on end
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 208
Steve Forte Poker Shuffle-over no-cover circle-Zarrow
Inspired by Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 212
Steve Forte Noise Maker one half riffled against top card of other half which bounces around
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 212
Steve Forte Zarrow as full-deck demonstration
Related to Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 883