115 entries in Cards / Principles / Stacked Deck Stuff / Gambling Stack
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Eduard W. Lufa Die berühmte Partie Piquet eines Blinden rules of the game piquet, playing it blind à la Comus & de Grisy-Torrini, flexible stack that allows decisions by spectatorRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 8) 116
Jack Merlin Exhibition Poker Feat five full houses, then straight from selected cut pile Merlin at the Card Table 19
Tom Sellers The U Win Card Trick winning in Nap, Brag, Pontoon Magical Pleasantries 21
Dai Vernon Poker Demonstration Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 368
Frank Travers Gambler at Large! stack for demo with several games (Poker, Blackjack, Bridge)Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 39) 257
William H. McCaffrey Unique Bridge and Poker Deal shuffled deck, card called out as memory demonstration (stacking), then bridge and poker deal demo Greater Magic 298
Frank Travers big deal? "Rapid Set-up" & "Expert Deal", two special full deck stacks for Stud Poker, Draw Poker, Black Jack, Bridge, Rhummy The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 142) 799
John Scarne Scarne's Drunken Poker Deal No. 68, Poker hands dealt from deck shuffled face up/down, final poker hand transformation (drunk man presentation)Variations Scarne on Card Tricks 124
Toni Koynini Gambler's Delight half deck stacked, dealing several poker hands for different combination of players, good bridge hand Toni Koynini's Card Miracles 8
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Poker + The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 283) 1130
Rufus Steele The Gambler's Rehearsal elaborated routine with full deck set upRelated to Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 90
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Poker Poser stud deal The Cardiste (Issue 4) 3
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Strictly Straight performer always gets a straight, from five to two hands, then performer deals and can chose if dealer gets top or bottom card, progressive poker deal, Gilbreath precursorInspired by
  • Lin Searles's "The Straight Gambler"
Related to
The Cardiste (Issue 1) 3
Tom Ransom Suicide Build progressive poker deal, from five to two handsRelated toVariations The Cardiste (Issue 4) 7
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Poko-Combo stack that allows combination for ten card poker deal, strictly straight and straight cheatingRelated to The Cardiste (Issue 12) 2
Lin Searles The Cross Shuffle Slow-Motion Deal thirds of deck shuffled according to spectator's wishes, yet predicted Full House received in seven-handed game, faroRelated to Slow Motion Poker Deals 1
Roy Walton Draw Poker Plus 25-card deck can be dealt in as many piles as often as spectators want, yet performer receives royal flushRelated to
  • correction on p. 86
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 4) 79
Peter Alexis Scarlock's Card phoned person knows dealt poker handsInspired byAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 12) 214
Karl Fulves According to Hoyle stud poker, after each card is dealt, the performer's face up card are exchanged with one of the other player's, performer still winsRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 1) 218
Bruce Cervon Perpetual Motion Poker fifty cards, progressive poker deal, royal flush at the end The Cardiste (Issue 13) 3
Martin A. Nash A Gambler Sits Down faros and second dealing, several phases, ends with royal flush The Cardiste (Issue 13) 14
Earl Keyser 22-Card Poker Deal after any number of faro shuffles, the dealer always wins, stack Epilogue (Issue 16) 151
Roy Walton Informer four quarters on table with an unknown indicator card in front of each, spectator cuts off a pile of each quarter, the indicator cards predict how many cards have been cut off of each pile, in second phase two poker hands are constructed from two piles The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 2) 575
Peter Alexis Scarlock's Card phoned person knows dealt poker handsAlso published here Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 13
Allan Slaight Top Twenty Poker, Gin, Blackjack combination The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 9) 637
Simon Aronson Super Stoned Poker Deal multiple phasesRelated to Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 8) 101
Edward Marlo Marlo's Faro Variation Pokerhand called for, but using faroInspired by The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 24
Robert J. Nedbalski Ned's Ultimate Poker Stack spectator can choose between different types of poker and how many players are dealt (two to five), then he deals himself, the performer wins, thirty-five card stack Ned's Ultimate Poker Stack 1
Karl Fulves, Roy Walton Primitive Poker packet of twenty-five cards is dealt out in piles according to a rolled dice multiple times, then cards are dealt and everybody has a good handInspired by Faro Possibilities 31
Ken Beale Drop Out Stud Poker Stacks set-ups for stud poker:
- For Three Hands
- For Four Hands
- For Five Hands
- For Six Hands
Arcane (Issue 1) 6
Father Cyprian Knockout Poker spectator shuffles and gives half the cards to performer, both construct strong poker hand, performer wins Octet 54
Walt Lees Crazy, Mixed-Up Poker with two dealsInspired by More Professional Card Tricks 30
Allan Slaight Continued combined with Stud Poker and Lie-SpellerInspired by Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 5) 633
Russell "Rusduck" Duck, Rufus Steele The Murdock Stack in multiple deals, progressively better hands are dealt, see credit correction in issue 2, p. 3, see also The CardisteRelated to West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 1) 25
T. Nelson Downs Whiz Bang Poker No. 71, stack for any number of hands from two to six players More Self-Working Card Tricks 106
Michael F. Zens, Karl Fulves Any Hand Called For No. 72, double-deal stackingRelated to More Self-Working Card Tricks 106
Stephen Minch Blind Poker No. 5, two poker hands dealt, performer divines card in one hand and help him play, performer genuinely blindfolded Eyeless in Gaza 15
T. Nelson Downs TND Poker Deal stack in which two to six players can be chosen, good hands and performer wins The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 15
Charlie Miller Poker Deal dealing cards out so that the order is retained when they are gathered up again (1941) The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 29
David Britland The Last Game multiphase routineInspired byAlso published here The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 2) 20
Karl Fulves Accelerated Draw No. 4, two Blackjack hands from last trick put on deck, two hands dealt, Full House for spectator and Royal Flush for performer Secret Session — Part Two 57
Philip T. Goldstein Knowker performer divines high card in poker hand, then full hand Fifth 8
Simon Aronson Paragon Poker Gardner-Marlo poker deal, three phases, with variationsInspired by The Aronson Approach 17
Gene Castillon Boozy Poker Revisited Related to Cardfixes 62
Ron Ferris Sweetheart Stack spectator can change cardsInspired by
  • Nick Trost's "Challenge Poker Deal"
The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 39) 716
Philip T. Goldstein Playing Cards cards in poker hand divined, "Centrifugal Poker" Thavant 4
Karl Fulves Auto Gambler spectator gets four-of-a-kind after weird matching selection procedure, self-working 28 Card Tricks 20
Karl Fulves Autopilot Inspired by 28 Card Tricks 21
James Swain, Michael Skinner Dream Poker magician deals himself winning poker hand from spectator shuffled deck. Uses partial stack Don't Blink 19
James Swain The Big Stack dealt poker hand of four aces transforms into royal flush. All other hands are shown as royal flushes as kicker Don't Blink 23
Karl Fulves Don't Ask repeat poker deal for two players, spectator wins and loses in final round Deceptive Practices 5
Ernest Earick A Little Bit Patter presentation for restacking the deck when a player leavesRelated toAlso published here By Forces Unseen 199
Bob King Zen Poker Plus Zens stackInspired by The Breather 2 17
Karl Fulves Draw Test sixteen-card poker, four players get four cards eachVariations Rigmarole (Issue 2) 16
Peter Duffie Straight Shuffle Variation twenty-card packet, spectator cuts and removes five cards from top or bottom as he pleases, repeated two more times, all have royal flushesInspired by Profile (Issue 14) 7
Ernest Earick A Little Bit Patter presentation for restacking the deck when a player leavesAlso published here Profile (Issue 15) 10
Al Thatcher Super-Duper Poker Deal Zens stackVariations Card File 67
Guy Hollingworth Reset Routine ends in New Pack OrderAlso published here Roger's Thesaurus 154
Karl Fulves, Walter B. Gibson Progressive Poker No. 41, multiple deal-outs with various hands Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 80
Harry Riser Semiautomatic Gambler four-phase routine with small set-up that is dealt repeatedlyInspired byVariations The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser 62
Harry Riser The Poker Lesson twelve-card set-up
- The First Lesson: overhand stack
- The Second Lesson: talking about holding out, several good hands dealt
- The Third Lesson: Royal flush controlled to top
Related to The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser 86
Nick Trost Double Poker Hand Prediction Comes from Bill Miesel's notes, performed in 1968 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 124
Nick Trost, Al Thatcher, Michael F. Zens Zens-Gilbreath Poker Deal Any poker hand called forInspired byRelated to The Card Magic of Nick Trost 232
Nick Trost, Stewart Judah Eighteen-Card Poker Uses concept of a morphing Jonah card that changes every phase (presentation by Stewart Judah)Related to
  • "Psych-Out" (Bruce Bernstein, 1985)
  • "The Cincinnati Kid Poker Game" (Tony Binarelli, Gary Ouellet's The Magic of Tony Binarelli, 1991)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 111
Peter Duffie The Fourmost Card reversed in packet of twenty-five cards, packet is "mixed" and dealt into five poker hands - hand with reversed card contains four of a kind, other hands are mixedInspired by Effortless Card Magic 67
Doug Edwards Poker Deal Extraordinaire You get winning hand multiple times, keep getting better and betterInspired by Doug Edwards Packs a Wallop! 117
Jack Avis Auto Deck performer deals himself Aces, then spectators remember one card in their hand, performer shuffles and deals again, everyone has a Straight Flush and performer the memorized cards, extra Aces and duplicatesAlso published here
  • marketed in 1953
Vis à Vis 56
Guy Hollingworth A Gambling Routine also known as "Reset", ends in New Pack Order, for an idea see also p. 28 of Behr referenceRelated toAlso published here Drawing Room Deceptions 181
Ellis Stanyon An Improved Whist Trick No. 11, all trumps dealt Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 88
Rell M. Woodward Poker Stack Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 102
Ellis Stanyon To Deal Yourself All the Trumps No. 10, stack Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 88
Karl Fulves According to Hoyle No. 13, five-card stud poker dealt, after every dealt card the spectator can switch face-up cards of performer with someone else's, he still winsAlso published here My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 28
R. Paul Wilson D-Generate Gamblers three phases, uses double dealInspired by Omerta 4
Steve Beam Gambler's School prediction of poker hand Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 175
Christoph Borer Die Intuition des Spielers Also published here Anam Cara auf Zirkeltour 2002 19
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Pokerevelation card chosen, spectator deals five four-card hands, selection found and hands shown to be quartets from Tens to Aces Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 92
Karl Fulves Playing Best Hand Inspired by When Psychics Play Poker 5
Karl Fulves When Psychics Play Poker psychic vs. gambler, spectator riffle shuffles, psychic gets seven cards, gambler five, psychic finds two Aces and moves around some cards and winsAlso published here When Psychics Play Poker 61
Karl Fulves When Psychics Play Poker psychic vs. gambler, spectator riffle shuffles, psychic gets seven cards, gambler five, psychic finds two Aces and moves around some cards and winsRelated toAlso published here Latter Day Secrets (Issue 9) 386
Harry Riser The Bottom Dealer Folds Ten through King of Spades lost, four hands dealt, some good hands with Royal Flush for performer, farosAlso published here
  • MUM, Oct. 2002
Secrets of an Escamoteur 169
Harry Riser Ace Controlled to the Nines card control with Ace of Spades shown, then two good hands dealt - Nines and Royal flush, faro Secrets of an Escamoteur 130
Jack Avis Poker Demonstration re-deal stackInspired by
  • Daley Notebooks, No. 89
Rara Avis 119
David Solomon Marlo/Gardner/Britland Poker Deal - Phase One: Dealing Four of a Kind from Different Parts of the Deck
- Phase Two: The Double Duke
- Phase Three: The Britland Switch of Hands
Inspired byAlso published here Solomon's Notes 12
Stewart James Pokericulum Poker routine, spectators are allowed to switch hands with you before you deal the final card to everyone, but you still winAlso published here
  • Marketed by SJ, 1948
The Essential Stewart James 93
Stewart James So-Fair Poker Deal Multi phase poker deal, you always get a winning hand despite spectator getting to choose which card is dealt to youAlso published here
  • Marketed by SJ, 1948
The Essential Stewart James 96
David Solomon, Jeff Siegfried Jamesway Poker reverse faro mixing, good hands are the result, two phasesInspired by
  • "The Jamesway Poker Deal" (Stewart James, Linking Ring, Feb. 1948)
Also published here
Solomon's Notes 17
Woody Aragon Psychic Poker after shuffle four poker hands are divined, one predicted, full deck stack, gilbreath Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 65
Jim Steinmeyer Deal Three spectator "mixes" ten card packetInspired by Subsequent Impuzzibilities 25
Jim Steinmeyer Enigmatic Poker spectator "mixes" fifteen card packet face-up/face-down Subsequent Impuzzibilities 26
Michael Skinner The Hay-Dai Stack mental speller, leads to Vernon Poker DemonstrationInspired by
  • Henry Hay's "The Mental Selection Speller" in "The Amateur Magician's Handbook", p. 120.
Related to
The F.F.F.F. Book 243
Jason England, Allan Ackerman, Steve Mayhew The World's Greatest Card Cheat "Topsy Turvey Poker" is played, spectator riffle shuffles, his straight flush is completed with previously openly sleeved cardInspired by The Cardjurer 109
Joseph Barry A Memory at the Card Table card chosen, deck apparently memorized, blackjack and poker hands apparently riffle stacked, rest recited and last card is selected oneAlso published here Reverie 24
Joseph Barry A Memory at the Card Table card chosen, deck apparently memorized, blackjack and poker hands apparently riffle stacked, rest recited and last card is selected oneAlso published here Fifty 10
Daniel Madison The Poker Lesson Storytelling stack that explains the rules and different hands of poker Placebo 7
Joseph Barry Dream Poker draw poker, performer gets royal flush, spectator can shuffle and cutAlso published here Fifty 2
David (Foote) Drake Getting Into The Ten Card Poker Deal starting with full deck The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 24
Allan Slaight Build Down poker routine that ends with necessary ten cardsAlso published here The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 25
Jonas Ljung Kismet Poker five poker hands dealt, performer wins and hand is predictedAlso published here
  • "Kismet Poker" (Genii Vol. 74, No. 9, Sept. 2011)
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 239
David Britland The Last Game Inspired byVariations
  • "Exchange Poker" & "Exchange Poker - My Original Version" (Nick Trost, Subtle Card Creations Vol. 2, 2009)
Also published here
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 245
So Sato Poker Demon-Stration winning hand is dealt after spectator shuffles, Mass Destruction Stacking The Secrets of So Sato 120
So Sato Poker Demon-Stration Plus Mass Destruction Stacking
Phase 1: Middle Deal Demonstration
Phase 2: Stacking Demonstration (Re-Deal principle)
The Secrets of So Sato 123
John Hostler Rogue Heart Triskadequadra Application #2
spectator selects card that completes a poker hand, duplicates
Magnum Opossum 65
Colm Mulcahy Flushed with Embarrassment Triskadequadra Application #4
seven poker hands dealt, five people pass their best card to a beginner and worst card to the spectator, beginner ends up with four Aces and a King, performer with straight flush
Also published here
  • Mathematical Card Magic, 2013
Magnum Opossum 71
Jack Carpenter, Steve Ehlers The Legend of Silas Greene two poker hands dealt, three of a kind and Kings, former hand changes to Aces, then perfect bridge deal, rhyming patterInspired by The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 75
John Cottle, Ben Joffe Ice Cold Decks six gambling stacks for Texas Hold'em that can be cut, yet the dealer wins, for two, three, four or eight playersVariations Operandi (Issue 3) 10
Johnny Thompson The Gambler's Ballad gambling demonstration with Matching the Card finale, magician vs. gambler theme, rhyming patter The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 27
Denis Behr Extended Gambling Demonstration multi-phase routine, named four-of-a-kind is riffle-culled, then riffle-stacked, then a bridge deal into new deck orderInspired by Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 3 19
Jason Ladanye High-Card Hustle multi-phase cutting the high card, set-up reachable via faros from new deck order, faros Game Changer 263
Jason Ladanye The Art of War spectator and performer each turn over cards, higher card wins, spectator loses throughout whole deck, faros Game Changer 325
David Solomon Revised Gilbreath Poker Straight Flush finale Solomon's Secrets 52
Derrick Chung Ice Cold Decks - Part 2 Hold'em stack to win with two to six playersInspired by Operandi (Issue 4) 16
David Solomon Marlo/Gardner/Britland Poker Deal - Phase One: Dealing Four-of-a-Kind from Different Parts of the Deck
- Phase Two: The Double Duke
- Phase Three: The Britland Switch of Hands
Also published here Solomon's Secrets 48
David Solomon, Jeff Siegfried Jamesway Poker reverse faro mixing, good hands are the result, two phasesAlso published here Solomon's Secrets 55
David Solomon, Tomas Blomberg Gilbreath Ten-Card Poker Deal doing the Ten Card Poker Deal after a riffle shuffle Solomon's Secrets 58
Matt Baker Gilbreath Poker Both spectator and magician deal five hands of poker from their cards, each deal a good hand to an imaginary player, leaving the best hand for themselvesInspired byRelated to The Buena Vista Shuffle Club 195