92 entries in Cards / Sleights / Cheating (misc)
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Reginald Scot On Gambling and Cheating
1584 188
Henri Decremps Coup-d'oeil sur une assemblée de Joueurs. meeting Pilferer again in London, different methods for cheating at cards
1785 204
Henri Decremps Tour du Piquet incompréhensible, nouvellement perfectionné. performer always has best five cards from chosen suit, spectator deals several hands, inspired by a routine in Guyot
1785 225
Carl Willmann Zum Geheimnis der Falschspieler about naturally marked cards
Related to June 1896
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 6)
93
Carl Willmann Zum Geheimnis der Falschspieler ending of article
Related to July 1896
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 7)
103
Carl Willmann Zum Geheimnis der Falschspieler on cheaters, cheating
Sep. 1896
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 9)
132
S. W. Erdnase Professional Secrets
Related to 1902 13
S. W. Erdnase Confederacy
Related to 1902 19
S. W. Erdnase Primary Accomplishments false shuffling and cutting
Related to 1902 21
S. W. Erdnase The Player without an Ally
Related to 1902 109
To deal oneself an extra card
1933 5
, Art Lyle Double Discard cheating technique, see also page 664
Related to 1940
The Jinx (Issue 102)
617
Verne Chesbro Fake Drawing cheating move
Related to 1940
The Jinx (Issue 108)
647
Max Katz Do You Play Casino? playing with light deck
1957 20
Victor Marsh Cheating at Cribbage
June 1966 41
Dai Vernon Vernon's Get Away For Gamblers No. 43, strategy when suspected of palming
1972 15
Dai Vernon Vernon's Spread To Add A Card No. 66, card added as tabled packet is spread, cheating move "The Spread"
Related to 1972 20
Dai Vernon Vernon's Poker Extra Card Deal No. 105, dealing yourself an extra card, rhythm
1972 31
M. J. Oeink Oenik's Gambling Moves: 1) Check Cap No. 382-1, cryptic chip steal
1972 104
M. J. Oeink Oenik's Gambling Moves: 2) Spread No. 382-2, note without content
1972 104
Mickey MacDougall Mickey McDougall Effects - 2) Twenty-one Trick Move No. 400-2, blackjack cheating via turnover of deck
1972 109
8) Gamblers addition No. 427-8, unclear
1972 118
10) Double Discard in Draw Poker No. 427-10, note without content
1972 118
Small Packet Crimp within No. 547, setting crimp with tabled cutting action
1972 154
Karl Fulves Bridge Note coding information in bridge game via bidding
1980 27
Karl Fulves, Dai Vernon Faro Boxes on gaffed faro boxes and using rough-smooth cards
  • The Richard Buffum Tapes
  • The Faro Box
  • Sand Tell
  • Needle Tell
  • The Two-Card Box
  • Faro Box Technique
  • The Two-Card Box
  • Second Dealing Boxes
1983 21
Walter Scott Walter's own original Formula and Method for "Slick Ace" from a letter by Eddie McGuire to Dai Vernon
1983 47
Karl Fulves Square Paper on card counting
1991
Swindle Sheet (Issue 5)
50
Jim Roberts Hold 'um Stack
1991
Swindle Sheet (Issue 5)
52
Karl Fulves More Controls using a gambling shoe
1991
Swindle Sheet (Issue 6)
65
Karl Fulves The Holdout Shoe holding back cards in gambling shoe until they are required
1991
Swindle Sheet (Issue 6)
68
Karl Fulves Rough & Smooth intro, continuation of gambling shoe article
Related to 1991
Swindle Sheet (Issue 7)
78
Karl Fulves Mirror Peek with gambling shoe
1991
Swindle Sheet (Issue 7)
78
Karl Fulves Prism Method peeking with gambling shoe
1991
Swindle Sheet (Issue 7)
79
Karl Fulves Rough and Smooth using rough-smooth cards in gambling shoe (or different finishes)
1991
Swindle Sheet (Issue 7)
79
Karl Fulves Hole Card Play cheating method with high-low rough-smooth deck (or different finishes)
1991
Swindle Sheet (Issue 7)
80
The Value of Paper
Also published here
  • How Gamblers Win (Dick & Fitzgerald, 1868)
1991
Swindle Sheet (Issue 9)
98
Paul Douglas Gambling Secrets intro
1991
Swindle Sheet (Issue 9)
103
Paul Douglas Private Blackjack cheating in casinos
1991
Swindle Sheet (Issue 9)
104
Paul Douglas Technique of the Glim on using shiners for cheating
1991
Swindle Sheet (Issue 9)
104
Ken Uston, Karl Fulves Uston on "Slugs"
1991
Cheat Sheet (Issue 6)
53
Method of Cheating at Blackjack
1991
Cheat Sheet (Issue 6)
56
Mickey MacDougall The Bridge Cheat
Also published here
  • "Danger in the Cards" (MacDougall, 1943)
1991
Cheat Sheet (Issue 9)
83
Ellison Poland Idea bringing wanted cards together as hands are collected
1994 39
Karl Fulves Casino Cheating anecdote
1995 49
Karl Fulves Bait & Switch using six decks for blackjack game
1996 167
Karl Fulves The Agent's Cut
1996 171
Karl Fulves Leverage how knowledge of bottom card helps
1996 176
Karl Fulves Cheating At Blackjack: The Spread
Related to 2001
Charlatan (Issue 5)
58
Bill Reid The Gin Cheat system for cheating at gin rummy
2001
Charlatan (Issue 6)
72
Karl Fulves Scam School long article with a collection of various cheating and scamming schemes and systems
2002
Charlatan (Issue 7)
77
Karl Fulves Different Finishes comment on combining deck with different finishes
Related to 2003
Off The Books (Issue 3)
36
Karl Fulves Hole Card, Color Of using color reflection on card underneath
2003
Off The Books (Issue 6)
103
Karl Fulves Note on the location of edge marks on the card, gambler's ploy of punching with a diamond ring turned to the inside, altered glue in high cards
2003
Off The Books (Issue 6)
112
Eric Mead The Ethics of Hustling Poker
2003 27
Karl Fulves High-Low Count blackjack system
2004
Charlatan (Issue 8)
96
Karl Fulves Cheating At Blackjack: The Ungaffed Show
Related to 2005
Charlatan (Issue 10)
131
Tony Giorgio The Giorgio Letters: Handmucker
Feb. 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 2)
20
Tony Giorgio The Giorgio Letters: Irate Marks, Pit Bulls, and the Smell of Hay
July 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 7)
16
Dai Vernon (reviewer) On his Book Revelations and The Spread Aug. 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 8)
54
Dai Vernon Skinning the Hand with the French Shift from packet into gambler's palm
Aug. 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 8)
59
Karl Fulves Mark Up "Uses For Paper"
see also following items
  • Rule One
  • A Little Secret
2010
Xtra Credit (Issue 7)
36
Justin Higham Ribbon-Spread False Cut annulling the cut
Variations 2012 21
Steve Forte Gambling Sleight of Hand as a Hobby
    • the moves
    • how gambling moves evolve
    • new gambling moves
    • the best gambling moves
    • story-moves
    • story-skill
    • legends
    • challenging moves
    • card-table protocol
  • Suckers
  • Gambling Devices
2020 2
Steve Forte Studying Gambling Sleight of Hand
    • learning curve
    • doing moves versus studying moves
    • card players' standards
    • explanations of methods
    • execution versus application
  • Sources
    • books
    • video
    • personal instruction
    • card players
    • cheaters
    • mentors
2020 11
Steve Forte Technical Considerations
  • the ultimate goal
  • detail
  • being natural
  • artificial moves
  • the simple things
  • the lessons (1 to 10)
  • the magic mindset
  • expert status
  • demonstrations
2020 19
Steve Forte Cheaters and Magicians
  • sophisticated sleight of hand
  • no comparison
  • deceptive standards
  • differences
2020 31
Steve Forte Poker Lecture Outline, c1982 two pages of Forte's first lecture notes
2020 100
Steve Forte Building Bottom Slugs adding cards to bottom slug via riffle-squeeze, for poker scam "Countdown" or "Laying Sets"
Related to 2020 205
Steve Forte Reverse-position Stack positioning certain cards from the bottom, "countdown" scam
Related to 2020 239
Steve Forte Peek Stack another player is allowed to peek during riffle shuffle
2020 253
Steve Forte Chapter 4 - Beating the Cut
  • Introduction
2020 279
Steve Forte cut-card shifts as cut card is inserted, several solutions
2020 303
Steve Forte False Cuts for Cutters about cuts that the cutting player can use after the shuffle, intro
2020 323
Steve Forte Briefs definition, comments and basic ideas
2020 329
Steve Forte Briefs For Squares intro
2020 338
Steve Forte New-Theory Brief fine incomplete faro
2020 346
Steve Forte Fake Briefs having a second obvious brief as misdirection
2020 347
Steve Forte Summary on briefs
2020 349
Steve Forte Bottom Deal Ploys creative bottom deal uses
2020 462
Steve Forte Asymmetries playing one-way deck, credit information
2020 492
Steve Forte Sorts combining a deck from different decks
2020 495
Steve Forte rough and smooth combining different finishes
2020 497
Steve Forte Mucks general comments
2020 506
Steve Forte One-card Mucks - chop similar to Throw Change, Blackjack application, one of two cards stolen in thumb clip, then switched in later round, with scenarios
2020 507
Steve Forte Two-Bet Switches intro, two hands played by one player and cards transferred from hand to hand
2020 522
Steve Forte Holding Out - The Process with switching and clean-up examples
2020 536
Steve Forte Coolers intro, dealer-cooler vs. cutter-cooler
2020 542
Steve Forte The Scam - Capping the Deck for draw poker
2020 587
Steve Forte Center Discarding
2020 601
Steve Forte The Player Without an Ally analysis and fact checks, cut really biggest obstacle?
  • Dealing Without the Cut
  • Replacing the Cut as Before
  • Holding out for the Cut
  • Shifting the Cut
  • Dealing Too Many
  • Crimping for the Cut
  • Replacing Palm When Cutting
    • 1. cap to bottom during strip
    • 2. cap to bottom during cut
    • 3. hand with palmed cards cuts the deck, then caps
  • The Short Deck
  • Recommendation
Related to 2020 681
Steve Forte casino slug scam memorizing a short sequence and carrying it
2020 892