31 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Skill Demonstration / Magician cuts to the Aces / Miracle Ace Cutting (Estimation)
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Edward Marlo Marlo Miracle Aces classic faro Ace cutting ("estimation aces"), last Ace found at named number
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 44
Edward Marlo Ace Cutting (Marlo Key) using Marlo Key Card, faro
1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 69
John F. Mendoza Impossible Poker Demonstration aces cut to in named order, shuffled back and cut to again (Estimation Aces), roll-over production with Royal Flushes, ten handed deal first with aces, then two royal flushes (Marlo-Gardner principle), optional color changing deck kicker
Inspired by 1978 The Book of John 7
Edward Marlo, Martin A. Nash Marlo Miracle Aces classic faro ace cutting ("estimation aces"), last ace found at named number
Inspired by 1980 Colors on the March 4
Eddie Taytelbaum, Stephen Tucker Flash of Light collection of ideas
  • for the rising card, two cards rise aligned (Taytelbaum)
  • card changes while removing rubber band from wrist (Taytelbaum)
  • Miracle Aces, to produce a Full House (Tucker)
  • rope restoration with flash paper (Tucker)
  • rope vanish idea (Tucker)
Inspired by 1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 24) 455
Allan Slaight Before and After faro
Inspired byAlso published here June 1988 Apocalypse (Vol. 11 No. 6) 1508
Roger Crosthwaite The Kilburn Cut estimation cut to locate a card à la Marlo
1994 Roger's Thesaurus 13
Steve Bedwell The "It Doesn't Matter" Estimation Aces
Inspired by 1995 ca. Parked Card and Other Manoeuvres 5
Andrew Wimhurst The Spectator Estimates the Aces last card found by magician
Inspired by 1998 Down Under Deals 11
Jeff Busby On the Miracle Ace Cutting
1998 The Secret of the Palmettos 100
Roberto Giobbi The Miracle Aces magician finds four aces by throwing a card into the deck
Inspired by 2000 Card College — Volume 4 885
Tom Gagnon Automatic Ace Cutting by dribbling, good poker hand is found
Inspired byVariations 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 35
Steve Beam Competition Cutting by dribbling, good poker hand is found
Inspired by 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 37
Harry Lorayne The Magical Gambler
Inspired by
  • Paul Gordon effect
2001 Personal Collection 121
Jim Morton EZ Estimation Aces 1-0-1 forcing deck with four banks
July 2002 Genii (Vol. 65 No. 7) 66
Edward Marlo Marlo Aces like Marlo Estimation Aces
2007 Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks — Volume 1 7
Allan Slaight Before and After faro
Also published here 2008 Spins & Needles 102
Tony Cabral Miracle Aces
2011 Card Tricks for the Untrustworthy 41
Will Houstoun Guestimation
Inspired by 2012 Seventeen Secrets 23
Edward Marlo, Michael Close, Andrew Wimhurst, Patrick Lehnen Jive Aces with whole deck under box kicker
Inspired by 2013 Lecture Notes 11
Tom Gagnon Miracle Flush cutting to straight flush
2013 Too Hot for the Devil 128
R. Paul Wilson Aces Reloaded Ace cutting effect
Inspired by 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 129
Harry Lorayne (B)Estimation Aces non-faro handling
2015 JawDroppers! 80
Johnny Thompson Expert Estimating the Aces
Inspired by 2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 141
Tom Gagnon Gagnon's Miracle Aces ribbon spread stopped at apparently random locations to find Aces, spectator stabs last Ace
2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 10
Tom Gagnon Punched in the Dark Royal Flush located under handkerchief on table
Inspired by 2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 25
Tom Gagnon Estickmation Aces deck separated with pool cue each time
Inspired byVariations 2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 438
Steve Forte Riffle Shuffle Estimation Aces advanced handling with legitimate riffle shuffles before cutting to an Ace
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 780
Edward Marlo Miracle Ace Routine last Ace found at named number
Also published here 2020 Magic for BLM 156
Ryan Murray Epiphany deck really shuffled face-up/face-down, using natural stripper properties in standard decks
2021 Natural Card Magic 85
George McBride Estimation Countdown with 1-0-1 set-up to count down to last Ace in case of mis-cut
2022 The Glasgow File — Volume 1 50