102 entries in Cards / Sleights / Switches / Deck & Thick Packet Switches / Technical / Tabled
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Professor Hoffmann Conjurers' Table - The Servante
1889 36
Capt. J.E. Stone Switching the Pack: I. Using Well in Table
Related to 1938 206
Robert Parrish Okito Box Deck Switch openly placing bottomless box (quasi a deck shell) from deck to another deck (see Blizzard Switch)
1939 35
A Handkerchief Switch as deck is set down and handkerchief picked up
1943 8
An Easy Box Switch as some large box is moved from one place of the table to another
1943 13
Another Box Switch as some large box is moved away, box has secret opening at back
1943 13
Black-Art Switch using servante in table
1943 14
Elmer P. Ransom Handkerchief Deck Switch deck on tabled handkerchief
1948 121
George G. Kaplan The Trap-Door 'Kerchief silk for switching objects
1948 268
Packet Switch small packet, lap
Aug. 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 184)
Switching a Deck - Three Methods three methods, all use the lap
Related to 1973 99
Cheat's Deck Switch brief
June 1973
Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 6)
Francis Carlyle Carlyle's Cold Deck Switch
1975 117
Gene Maze Propel Lap Switch tabled, described with a card case
1977 344
Chair Pulling Deck Switch brief
1978 14
Deck Switch gambler's table edge switch
1978 5
Edward Marlo Marlo's Covered Deck Switch
Related toVariations 1979 113
Edward Marlo Another Marlo Deck Switch
1979 118
Edward Marlo Marlo's Visual Retention Deck Switch
1979 120
Edward Marlo Marlo's Double Undercut Deck Switch
1979 122
Edward Marlo Cased Switches - 1st Approach: To switch one deck for another while in card case, lapping
1979 278
Vincent Sabatino Fifty One Below deck beneath cover card is switched, lapping
1979 55
Edward Marlo Marlo Card Switch table edge, also as packet or deck switch
1980 204
Edward Marlo First Switch, Second Switch, Third Switch card, packet or deck switch, lapping or palm to palm, Tenkai palm
Variations 1980 213
Edward Marlo More Deck Switches
  • Ringing In The Deck
  • Taking Deck Out Of Play
  • Before and After Rest Position
six methods, tabled
1980 222
Gene Maze HalfDeck No. 1 switching half the deck, concept suggested by Vincent Sabatino, lapping
1980 24
Gene Maze HalfDeck No. 2 switching half the deck, cutting sequence, lapping
1980 25
Gene Maze HalfDeck No. 3 switching half the deck, cutting sequence, lapping
1980 26
Edward Marlo Ruffle Shuffle deck switch at table edge
1981 59
Gary Ouellet Uses for the Ouellet Switch
  • as a force
  • as a packet switch
  • as a knockout poker demonstration
1981 21
Edward Marlo, Carmen D'Amico Au Courant Card Switch using lap
Also published here 1982 106
Packet Switch
Jan. 1982
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 9)
Stephen Tucker Double Decker seated deck switch, deck accidentally falls on the floor, with effect where performer is able to name position of any card
Apr. 1982
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 12)
Edward Marlo The Curled Grip
1983 185
Edward Marlo Flat Palm Grip
1983 187
Edward Marlo Natural Deck Switch lapping, also as partial switch of half deck
  • Getting Rid of the Switch-Out Deck
1983 276
Gambler's Switch swept off table edge
1984 11
Lapping Switch
Aug. 1985
Apocalypse (Vol. 8 No. 8)
Tony Slydini Slydini Switch II using card cases
1986 30
Dan MacMillan Modified Version of Marlo's Covered Deck Switch
Inspired by 1986 56
David Regal Deck Switch table edge
1987 209
Edward Marlo Marlo Deck Switch lapping
1987 105
Gambler's Deck Switch brief
1988 226
Lap Switch deck switch done with packet
1988 150
René Lavand Packet Switch on table, apparently both halves are being shuffled
1988 81
Edward Marlo Simplex Card Switch from 1 to 52 cards
1989 5
Classic Table Edge Switch
1989/91 167
Harry Lorayne Half Deck Switch scooping in lap
1990 77
Gene Maze Full Deck Switch No. 1
Cheat Sheet (Issue 2)
Kenneth Hense The Sting Switch
Related toVariations 1991
Swindle Sheet (Issue 7)
Karl Fulves Notes by Karl Fulves on the Sting Switch, also as Half Deck Switch, with unusual brainwave method
Inspired by 1991
Swindle Sheet (Issue 7)
Cold Decks
Also published here
  • How Gamblers Win (Dick & Fitzgerald, 1868)
Swindle Sheet (Issue 8)
Karl Fulves The Rabbit Switch as burn card is moved to bottom
Cheat Sheet (Issue 10)
Gambler's Deck Switch lap
1994 1239
Roger Crosthwaite Card Case Switch using Tenkai Palm, table edge
1994 19
Deck Switch used with half deck, lapping
1996 118
Ken Krenzel Wrap Switch as deck is wrapped in napkin at table edge
1997 170
Alexander de Cova Secret Deck Switch with table and silk, stand-up, substitution principle
Also published here 1997 12
Alexander de Cova Stand-up Deck Switch with table and silk, substitution principle
Also published here 1998 43
Ellis Stanyon Changing the Pack on the Table No. 18, as object is picked up from table, cooler starts behind it, substitution principle?
1999 265
The Gambler's Deck Switch table edge
2000 865
Deck Switch used with half deck, lapping
2000 117
Barry Price A Switch In Time lapping
2000 48
John Cornelius One-Handed Deck Switch at table edge with servante and holder
2001 172
David Regal Deck Switch
Also published here 2002 80
David Regal Deck Switch
Also published here Jan./Feb. 2002
Mr. Gadfly (Vol. 2 No. 1)
Steffi Scarne Notes On The Sting Switch on John Scarne doubling Paul Newman in The Sting
Related to 2004 356
Juan Tamariz Deck Switches
  • A. Seated at the Table
  • B. Inside the Pocket
  • C. With Gimmicks
  • D. Other Switches
  • E. Switching Half of the Stack
2004 346
Audley Walsh Audley Walsh's Capper from 1949 letter, partial half-deck switch for dealing five pat hands
Related to 2009
Prolix (Issue 6)
Benjamin Earl Switchman - DS 1 cut to table
Inspired by
  • Steve Forte switch from Gambling Protection Series
Oct. 2010
Gambit (Issue 2)
Gabi Pareras Deck Switch direct deck switch while performer demonstrates how to shuffle cards
2011 73
Justin Higham Ringing In a Fooler tabled deck switch choreography involving a packet
  • Fake Deck Switch
  • The "Appearing-Deck" Packet Switch
2011 12
Roberto Giobbi The Ribbon Spread Deck Switch
2013 59
Roberto Giobbi The Relax Lap Deck Switch
2013 63
Bill Woodfield, Roberto Giobbi, Max Malini The Chair Adjustment Deck Switch
Inspired by
  • "Think" (William Woodfield, Genii, Vol. 12 No. 7, March 1948, p. 200)
2013 65
Alexander de Cova Peter Duffies Kartenspiel Austausch cut cover
  • Zur Technik
  • Die Ausgangsposition
  • Die Feinheit
  • Die Slydini Philosophie
  • Die Cover-up Action
Inspired by
  • Deck Switch, Peter Duffie, Move Mastery 2
Also published here
Nov. 2013 22
Alexander de Cova Duffies Deck Switch cut cover
  • Zur Technik
  • Die Ausgangsposition
  • Die Feinheit
  • Die Slydinis Methode
  • Die Cover-up Action
Inspired by
  • Deck Switch, Peter Duffie, Move Mastery 2
Also published here
2015 230
John Hostler Revolving Deck Switch two decks are openly in play and secretly switched for each other
2018 59
The Scoot as chair is adjusted, deck under thigh
2018 131
Charlie Miller, Max Malini The Scoot Variation as chair is adjusted
2018 133
Chair Cooler adjusting chair
2020 542
Steve Forte standard slide-off
2020 544
Steve Forte back-cut slide-off
2020 545
Steve Forte Left-hand-cut Cooler
2020 547
Steve Forte left-hand-cut-off-the table cooler
2020 548
Steve Forte Standard Dealer Switch
2020 549
Steve Forte delayed dealer switch
2020 550
Steve Forte I-cooler "illogical"
2020 550
Steve Forte undercut cooler (traditional) The Sting
2020 551
Steve Forte interlocked fingers clean-up hold-out position for palming a deck
2020 553
Steve Forte undercut cooler (nontraditional) held by ends, shown by hustler FOF
2020 553
Steve Forte Off-the-table Cooler during off-the-table cut
2020 555
Steve Forte Forearm Coolers forearm cover
2020 556
Steve Forte f-cooler forearm cover
2020 557
JB casino coolers hustler JB
2020 559
Steve Forte big-mitt switches comments about big hands
2020 560
Steve Forte cash-coolers bills as cover
2020 560
Steve Forte half deck-in-each-hand cooler
2020 562
Steve Forte overhand-shuffle cooler hustler MD
2020 563
Steve Forte one-handed cooler one-handed tabled cut
2020 563
Edward Marlo, Carmen D'Amico Au Courant Card Switch using lap
Also published here 2020
Output (Issue 12)
Chris Randall Expertalk: Chris Randall on the Deck Switch hold-out in trouser fold or shoe
Also published here
  • MAGIC, May 2007
2022 620