82 entries in Cards / Principles / Stacked Deck Stuff / Gambling Stack / Full Deck
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
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 spectator
Related to Aug. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 8) 116
Jack Merlin Exhibition Poker Feat five full houses, then straight from selected cut pile
Variations 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 19
Frank Travers Gambler at Large! stack for demo with several games (Poker, Blackjack, Bridge)
Related to 1937 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
1938 Greater Magic 298
Charles Arbuthnot The Arbuthnot Canfield Solitaire Stack
Related to 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 92) 573
Frank Travers big deal? "Rapid Set-up" & "Expert Deal", two special full deck stacks for Stud Poker, Draw Poker, Black Jack, Bridge, Rhummy
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 142) 799
Eddie Joseph The Magician and the Bridge Fiend deck shuffled face-up/face-down several time with slop shuffles, sorted behind back by performer, then bridge deal of one suit
Related to 1951 More Dumbfounders with Cards 17
Eddie Joseph Topping in Poker Too! follow-up poker deal from any prepared stack
1951 More Dumbfounders with Cards 20
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Poker +
1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 283) 1130
W. F. "Rufus" Steele The Gambler's Rehearsal elaborated routine with full deck set up
Related to 1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 90
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Poker Poser stud deal
1957 The Cardiste (Issue 4) 3
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Poko-Combo stack that allows combination for ten card poker deal, strictly straight and straight cheating
Related to 1959 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, faro
Related to 1959 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 flush
Related to
  • correction on p. 86
Feb. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 4) 79
Peter Alexis Scarlock's Card phoned person knows dealt poker hands
Inspired byAlso published here Oct. 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 12) 214
Bruce Cervon Perpetual Motion Poker fifty cards, progressive poker deal, royal flush at the end
1969 The Cardiste (Issue 13) 3
Martin A. Nash A Gambler Sits Down faros and second dealing, several phases, ends with royal flush
1969 The Cardiste (Issue 13) 14
Earl Keyser 22-Card Poker Deal after any number of faro shuffles, the dealer always wins, stack
1972 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
Dec. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 2) 575
Peter Alexis Scarlock's Card phoned person knows dealt poker hands
Also published here 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 13
Nick Trost The Blackjack Demonstration blackjack stack
1975 Gambling Tricks with Cards — Part One 23
Nate Leipzig The "Canfield" Solitaire Trick stack for Canfield Solitaire, credit unclear
1975 Gambling Tricks with Cards — Part Two 3
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
1978 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 hand
Inspired by 1979 Faro Possibilities 31
Allan Slaight Continued combined with Stud Poker and Lie-Speller
Inspired by May 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 5) 633
Russell "Rusduck" Duck, W. F. "Rufus" Steele The Murdock Stack in multiple deals, progressively better hands are dealt, see credit correction in issue 2, p. 3, see also The Cardiste
Related to 1984 West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 1) 25
T. Nelson Downs TND Poker Deal stack in which two to six players can be chosen, good hands and performer wins
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 15
Philip T. Goldstein Knowker performer divines high card in poker hand, then full hand
1989 Fifth 8
Ron Ferris Sweetheart Stack spectator can change cards
Inspired by
  • Nick Trost's "Challenge Poker Deal"
1991 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 39) 716
Karl Fulves Blackjack Stacks winning hands for dealer in two-handed games
Related to 1992 Swindle Sheet (Issue 10) 115
Karl Fulves The Deck Drop blackjack stack, deck switch choreography
Related to 1992 Cheat Sheet (Issue 10) 95
Karl Fulves Blackjack Stacks
Related to 1992 Additives 2
Guy Hollingworth Reset Routine ends in New Pack Order
Also published here 1994 Roger's Thesaurus 154
Lou Gallo Poker Dilemma three phases, four Nines cut to, three-handed game dealt with good hands, then five-handed game
1996 Lou Gallo: The Underground Man 104
Nick Trost Double Poker Hand Prediction Comes from Bill Miesel's notes, performed in 1968
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 124
Nick Trost, Al Thatcher, Michael F. Zens Zens-Gilbreath Poker Deal Any poker hand called for
Inspired byRelated to 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 232
Martin Joyal An Overview of Complete Deck Stacks
  • New Deck Stacks
  • Ordered Values Stacks
  • Ordered Suit Stacks
  • Grouped Value Stacks
  • Grouped Suit Stacks
  • Pair Stacks
  • Divided Stacks
    • The Red-black Divided Stack
    • The Mixed Suit Divided Stack
    • The High-low Divided Stack
    • The Curl-No-Curl Divided Stack
    • The Odd-even Divided Stack
    • The Odd-even Divided Stack with Mixed Colors
    • The Odd-even Divided Stack with Mixed Suits
    • The One-eyed and Two-eyed Divided Stack
  • Red-Black Stacks
  • Pointer Stacks
  • Reflected Stacks
  • Matched Setups
  • One-Two-Four-Eight Stacks
  • Forcing Stacks
    • Card-Forcing Stacks
    • Number-Forcing Stacks
    • Word-Forcing Stacks
  • Stacks used for Revelations
  • Counting and Spelling Stacks
  • Storytelling Stacks
  • Gambling Demonstration Stacks
  • Solitaire Stacks
  • Other Stacks
  • Summary
1997 The Six-Hour Memorized Deck 5
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 duplicates
Also published here
  • marketed in 1953
1998 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 reference
Related toAlso published here 1999 Drawing Room Deceptions 181
Ellis Stanyon To Deal Yourself All the Trumps No. 10, stack
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 88
Ellis Stanyon An Improved Whist Trick No. 11, all trumps dealt
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 88
Don Alan, Eddie Fields Blackjacked! humorous Blackjack routine, spectator wears glasses to see marked cards, ends with a Blackjack formed by a Fourteen and a Seven
2000 In a Class by Himself — The Legacy of Don Alan 181
Bob Farmer Harry The Cat and The World's Greatest Blackjack Stack
  • Flim-Flam: The Way of the Scamurai
June 2003 Genii (Vol. 66 No. 6) 17
Karl Fulves Playing Best Hand
Inspired by 2004 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 wins
Also published here 2004 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 wins
Related toAlso published here 2004 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, faros
Also published here
  • MUM, Oct. 2002
2006 Secrets of an Escamoteur 169
Steve Forte One Shuffle Stack Aces shown in face-up spread, after one shuffle a six-handed game is dealt
Related toVariations Mar. 2006 Genii (Vol. 69 No. 3) 26
Bob Farmer Zoots Yourself deck riffle shuffled by spectator, slop shuffle triumph, then deck shown one way four Royal Flushes dealt, rest also dealt in new deck order, slop shuffle to undo spectator's shuffle
Inspired byRelated to Oct. 2008 Antinomy (Vol. 4 No. 2) 20
Jason England, Steve Forte Another Shuffle Stack seven-handed game, pseudo stack
Inspired byRelated to 2009 Jammin' With the Fellas 9
Nick Trost Gilbreath Plays Bridge all Spades dealt in second dealing round
2009 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 2 394
Nick Trost Poker and Bridge Routine
  • Phase One - Poker
  • Phase Two - Bridge
  • Alternate Handling - Poker Phase
Inspired by 2009 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 2 432
Nick Trost Gilbreath Plays Pinochle uses Pinochle deck
2009 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 2 501
Nick Trost Exchange Pinochle spectators can switch cards around, uses Pinochle deck
Inspired by 2009 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 2 502
Woody Aragón Psychic Poker after shuffle four poker hands are divined, one predicted, full deck stack, gilbreath
Related to 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 65
Michael Skinner The Hay-Dai Stack mental speller, leads to Vernon Poker Demonstration
Inspired by
  • Henry Hay's "The Mental Selection Speller" in "The Amateur Magician's Handbook", p. 120.
Related to
2012 The F.F.F.F. Book 243
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 one
Also published here 2014 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 one
Also published here 2014 Fifty 10
Daniel Madison The Poker Lesson Storytelling stack that explains the rules and different hands of poker
2014 Placebo 7
Tomas Blomberg Swedish Parity Poker five cards with rules on them, a card game is played according to them, sum of one's hand decides on who wins
2014 Blomberg Laboratories 309
David (Foote) Drake Getting Into The Ten Card Poker Deal starting with full deck
2015 The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 24
Allan Slaight Build Down poker routine that ends with necessary ten cards
Also published here 2015 The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 25
So Sato Poker Demon-Stration winning hand is dealt after spectator shuffles, Mass Destruction Stacking
2016 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)
2016 The Secrets of So Sato 123
John Hostler Rogue Heart Triskadequadra Application #2
spectator selects card that completes a poker hand, duplicates
2016 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
2016 Magnum Opossum 71
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 players
Variations 2017 Operandi (Issue 3) 10
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 patter
Inspired by 2017 The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 75
Derrick Chung Ice Cold Decks - Part 2 Hold'em stack to win with two to six players
Inspired by 2018 Operandi (Issue 4) 16
Johnny Thompson The Gambler's Ballad gambling demonstration with Matching the Card finale, magician vs. gambler theme, rhyming patter
2018 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 order
Inspired by 2018 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
2018 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
2018 Game Changer 325
David Solomon Revised Gilbreath Poker Straight Flush finale
2018 Solomon's Secrets 52
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 themselves
Inspired byRelated to 2019 The Buena Vista Shuffle Club 195
Helder Guimarães Inside "The Tell Room" "Clues for the Advantage Player"
  • First Phase: five cards chosen by five spectators, they shuffle their card each in a four-card packet, all twenty-five cards mixed and dealt out in five poker hands, selections found
  • Second Phase: poker deal of five good hands that include the selections
2019 Secret Language — Volume 1 300
Lee Asher The Touch
  • Phase One - Cutting For High Card
  • Phase Two - Blackjack
  • Phase Three - Poker - Five Card Draw
May 2020 Elixir (Vol. 3 No. 1 Part 2 (Spring #2)) 229
Steve Forte high-low stack alternating high-low stack, full or partial
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 893
Steve Forte, Salverio Piacente Sal's Cull/Stack position of Aces in face-up spread noted, then apparently stacked for seven players
Related to 2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 922
Steve Forte High Cards - Low Cards four-handed game dealt after honest riffle shuffle by spectator, all low cards to target, all high cards to dealer
Related to 2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 933
Steve Forte Blackjack Challenge Deal dealer must draw to twenty-one, stack
  • 1st phase - 7 cards - XXX5655
  • 2nd phase - 8 cards - X9X2XXXX (before the draw)
  • 3rd phase - 7 cards - 6A9X383 (switch dealer's hole-card)
  • 4th phase - 7 cards - 89XXAAA (shuffle first four cards)
  • 5th phase - 12 cards - X9X758332722 (1-3 hands)
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 1025
Steve Reynolds On Marlo's Gambling Routine with stack, faro
  • Phase One: Poker, Rummy, Pinochle
  • Phase Two: Blackjack
  • Phase Three: Sucker Hand
  • Phase Four: The Bridge Deal
Inspired by 2020 Output (Issue 6) 1