11 entries in Games / Miscellaneous
  
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Frank De Sua You Can't Lose - Apparently! system for placing bets, horse race etc. Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 5
Gene Finnell Checkerboard Game betting game with 4x4 checkerboard and cover cards that cover all except one square, performer always wins, see also p. 486 for comment by Bill TaylorVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 8) 423
Roy Walton The N.C. Game betting game with 4x4 checkerboard and cover cards that cover all except one square, performer always wins, see p. 608 for correctionInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 11) 562
Larry Becker Lorayne's Mental Masterpiece That Even Harry Knows Nothing About using Lorayne's Memory Game, fifteen photos are put in frame, one is selected and image divined by performer World of Super Mentalism 18
Unknown Step Right Up No. 4, sixteen slips, half with "i owe you $1", half with "you owe me $1", spectator writes down 1, 2, 4, 8 in any order with plus or minus between and counts to a slip and loses Self-Working Number Magic 5
Unknown, Norman Osborn The Game of 21 No. 81, making paths between certain number cards until you add up to twenty-one Self-Working Number Magic 103
Unknown Mah Jongg Cubes colored squares with numbers on other side, number selected and spelled with mixed squares The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 20
Karl Fulves Bulgarian Solitaire four coin piles with one, two, three and four coins, coins moved around, outcome predicted, card application posed as a problemRelated to
  • August 1983 column "Mathematical Games" (Martin Gardner)
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 5) 159
David Berglas Predicting the F.A. Cup Final written prediction of football game in trophy cup The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 113
Robert E. Neale The Little-Finger String Game Cat's cradle (string game) used to trap spectator's finger, but when magician's finger is trapped, can escape easily This Is Not a Book 29
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham, Henry Christ The Roulette System Betting game, magician predicts the outcome of the bet, simulate roulette with red and black cards Magical Mathematics 177