244 entries in Dice (small) / Miscellaneous
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Le Grand Sultan automaton who can divine a card by nodding with his head, the number of a rolled dice and in which compartment of a closed box a doll is placed, with assitant
1784 1
To Name, without seeing them, the Points of a Pair of Dice arithmetical
1876 269
Die behexten Würfel No. 8, holding three dice between thumb and first finger and letting center one drop, puzzle
Related to 1900 160
Stanley Collins The Yellow Idol big die, spot moves then its placed in a box and travels to a crystal box and back, then a small figure / doll appears
1920 77
Tom Sellers A Novel Match Box and Die Trick multiple out one out of six prediction
Variations 1927 16
Al Baker Come Seven! placing three dice onto table in special configuration so different sides add up to seven, spectator cannot duplicate it
Also published here 1935 24
Frank N. Dodd The Double Steal number "selected" with dice is predicted by number of matches
Related toAlso published here Sep. 1937
The Jinx (Issue 36)
Dr. Edward G. Ervin The Diabolical Die die changes orientation while under a cover
1937 43
Hans "Severus" Ernst, Jules "Borosko" Sautebin Aus dem alten Zauberkasten variations for the Obedient Ball / Die
  • using a lemon (Borosko)
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 1 No. 5)
Verne Chesbro Strange Dice using marketed dice by Royal Heath
The Jinx (Issue 98)
Stewart James Half and Half three dice and list of letter combinations, a coincidence/prediction happens
Related toVariationsAlso published here Apr. 1941
The Jinx (Issue 134)
L. Vosburgh Lyons The New Half and Half three dice and list of letter combinations, a coincidence/prediction happens
Inspired byAlso published here Sep. 1941
The Jinx (Issue 148)
Bob Hummer Imagination spectator throws invisible die and deals deck in that amount of packets, back of performed turned divines amount of packets
Also published here 1941 14
Robert "Robelly" Rouet Un Pari Gagne a Coup Sur bar bet, first person who hits 80, using a die
Oct. 1941
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 3 No. 10)
Edward Marlo Advice to Service Men on cheating
1943 38
Edward Marlo Gambling Demonstration Routine
1943 44
Edward Marlo Explanation of Terms
1943 45
Edward Marlo The Hand Behind the Dice Cup hand care
1943 46
Laurie Ireland Round Dice - A Novelty
1943 47
Edward Marlo Simple Dice Routine
  • bar bet with four dice (snatching paper away from stack of dice)
  • number divination (7-principle) with three dice
  • magnetic dice with two dice
  • number divination with two dice
  • paddle routine with one die
  • color changing die
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943)
E.E. Hammill, Frank N. Dodd, John Scarne Cleromantic Chicanery page of newspaper is crumbled and page number is the prediction, three dice are stacked and the hidden numbers added
Related to Oct. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 45)
Hans "Severus" Ernst Bimbo1 ABC deck is shuffled and nine cards written on grid, grid torn in halves and spectators try to form name of playing card, card matches with card in poker dice
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 6 No. 2)
L. Vosburgh Lyons The New Half and Half three dice and list of letter combinations, a coincidence/prediction happens
Inspired byAlso published here 1944 123
Stewart James Half and Half three dice and list of letter combinations, a coincidence/prediction happens
Also published here 1944 204
Mark Jacobs A Cubical Curiosity spot vanishes from cube with card and glas
1945 169
John J. Crimmins Jr. Humpty Dumpty Gets Around story trick for children
1945 225
Bob Spencer Block and Wand Penetration wand through die illusion
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946)
Frederick Mosteller Ambiguous numbers are selected by throwing dice
Jan. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 117)
George G. Kaplan, Dai Vernon, Al Baker The Game of "Thirty-One" Played with a Die
1948 275
Harlan Tarbell Orange and Die die and orange change places, prop magic
Variations 1948 251
Karrell Fox Loaded Dice loaded dice gag, die explodes
Nov. 1948
The Phoenix (Issue 163)
Table Tricks - A Delicate Balance bar bet, using three dice
Apr. 1949
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 6 No. 11)
Don Alan Dice ideas and gags for dice stacking and dice routines, trick die
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950)
Milbourne Christopher Spot That Pass spots from die vanish and travel on blank die held by spectator
  • Comment
July 1951 811
Bob Hummer Imagination spectator throws invisible die and deals deck in that amount of packets, back of performed turned divines amount of packets
Also published here 1952
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1952)
Kirk Stiles Hard Way two dice are thrown, one has seven spots the other is blank, as Kirk Styles
June 1952
The Phoenix (Issue 257)
John Murray Die-Lie dice on cards, idea
Oct. 1952
The Phoenix (Issue 266)
Bil Baird Bil's Bell imitating the sound of two dice with a hidden bell, dice vanish
Apr. 1953
The Phoenix (Issue 279)
Kirk Stiles Kirk's Quirk die on cup, both are thrown into the air and turn, die lands inside the cup
Variations July 1953
The Phoenix (Issue 285)
Bruce Elliott The Die is Cast invisible die is thrown and outcome predicted with a matchbox, see p. 1185 for additional ideas by Frank Huck
Related toVariations Oct. 1953
The Phoenix (Issue 292)
Roger Montandon Die and Cup Jugglery
Inspired by Jan. 1954
The Phoenix (Issue 297)
Franklin V. Taylor Apport three crumbled paper balls, one is selected, objects on cards selected on appears in paper
Feb. 1954
The Phoenix (Issue 300)
Bill Simon The Cards and Dice - 1. The Transposition Ace to Four of Clubs face-down on table with a die on top of each with one to four to top, dice exchanged and cards follow
Related toVariations 1954 14
Bill Simon 2. The Big Change Ace to Three with three dice on top, they transpose and eventually all change to Threes and back
Variations 1954 16
Fritz Porupka Das Würfelwunder sympathetic dice, one die in tube has same number on top as rolled die
Also published here
  • in "Aladin"
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 15 No. 5)
Martin Gardner Dice intro
1956 42
Royal Vale Heath, Ed Balducci Heath's "Di-ciphering" five dice with different three digit numbers on each face. Roll the dice, magician can very quickly give the sum of the numbers rolled
Variations 1956 106
Dai Vernon Climax for a Dice Routine two in the hand one in the pocket start, ending with jumbo and miniature die
Related toVariations 1957 183
L. Vosburgh Lyons Cubeb puzzle with cubes that have six different colors in different arrangements
Related toVariations Dec. 1957
Ibidem (Issue 12)
Jack Avis On the Seven-Principle
Dec. 1957
Ibidem (Issue 12)
L. Vosburgh Lyons, P. Howard Lyons Cubeb solution to puzzle with cubes that have six different colors in different arrangements
Inspired by Oct. 1959
Ibidem (Issue 18)
Bill Hendricks Mentalissimus several spectator throw a pair of dice, they each repeat up to twelve times and all the numbers are added, prediction based on probability
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960)
Tom Sellers Novelty Dice Prediction prediction of sum of several sides of dice
1960 25
Milton Kort Dice / Dice / Dice Dice routine, multiple phase, change color, chink-a-chink, grows in size
1962 57
P. Howard Lyons No Crap multiple out, one out of six prediction with matches
Inspired byRelated to Sep. 1962
Ibidem (Issue 26)
Lubor Fiedler Spielwürfel Automat die is placed with any number up and without performer watching, performer rolls die and same number comes up
Also published here
  • "Methodische Reihe der Zauberkunst"
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 24 No. 6)
J. B. Bobo The Stack of Nickels and Die die placed on stack and covered, betting game that die can be moved underneath, sucker element
1966 453
Ben Christopher Foregone Conclusion six matches, spectator choses any number of matches, number predicted by die in matchbox
Inspired byRelated to Dec. 1966 72
Peter Alexis A Friendly Game betting game with dice, proposition bet
Related to
  • p. 155 for George Henbeck comment
Winter 1967
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 1st Folio)
William P. Miesel Cards & Dice Ace to Four and four dice match up, Aces appear
Related to Mar. 1968
Epilogue (Issue 2)
Karl Fulves Four Sided Triangle "Cards & Dice", three cards selected behind back according to roll of three dice, two located and one divined
Jan. 1968 152
Karl Fulves Demon Dice "Cards & Dice", nine poker dice, three spectators combine a hand and they're dealt out
Jan. 1968 153
Aaron Wainer Matchbox & Die chosen number from 1 to 6 predicted in matchbox
Related to Jan. 1969 235
Roy Walton Devilish Die die wrapped in flash paper is rolled, paper burned, rolled number counted down to, card predicted on paper piece underneath die
Related toAlso published here Winter 1970
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio)
Pavel The Black Die Prediction five red and one black die, order is predicted
1970 ca. 11
Gene Finnell A Dice Paradox
July 1971
Epilogue (Issue 12)
Karl Fulves Ace-Dice-Ace position of selection is found via mathematical procedure involving dice, non-slip cut
1971 27
Bradley Efron Las Vegas Dice non-transitive dice, also as packets of cards, see also p. 410 for idea by Stewart Olney
Jan. 1971 393
Shirley Quimby Shirley Quimby's Method for non-transitive dice set
Jan. 1971 393
Charlie Miller Die-Cast number on rolled die is predicted with matches in matchbook
Magick (Issue 35)
Paul Swinford Dice Routine no details, just references
1971 1
Ken Krenzel Never Say Die thought of number matched rolled number
1972 48
Arthur Setterington Total Surprise two dice are rolled and put into a tube, performer reveals total of hidden numbers
1972 13
Billy McComb Extension to "Miko" gag prediction with Three-and-a-half of Clubs, Fourteen of Spades and mis-spotted die that does not add up to seven on all sides
1972 17
Frank Ducrot Ducrot's Wooden Dice Box No. 412, "Rolls 9 dice called"
1972 111
Robert E. Neale End Game three objects moved according to instructions, outcome predicted
  • History
  • The Children's Game (Rock Paper Scissors)
  • The System
  • A Variation
  • Two Betting Games
  • Addendum
  • The Second Game (with cube/die)
  • The Election Game
Feb. 1973 593
Karl Fulves Drop Out three red dice alternate with two white dice and are held between thumb and first finger as block, white dice fall out at once, posed a problem
Related toVariations Aug. 1973 644
John Scarne Dice Hustle
Mar. 1974
Epilogue (Issue 20)
Amedeo Vacca Balancing Dice Puzzle moisture
1974 43
Die Holdout behind ear
1974 44
Amedeo Vacca Matchbox-Prediction dice shaken in box, total predicted
1974 46
Karl Fulves A Dice Proposition
Also published here Jan. 1974 702
Sam Dalal Drop Out Solution
Inspired by July 1974 758
Martin Gardner On "Drop Out" solution to Fulves's problem
Inspired by Aug. 1974 782
Paul Swinford Octo octahedral die with symbols, chosen symbol divined
Inspired by Oct. 1974 809
Karl Fulves Dice Problem two dice underneath cup, coin vanished and reappears between dice under cup, posed as problem
Related toVariations Nov. 1974 821
Vic Perry Dice-Cipher six-figure number is multiplied with one to six, dice, divination, 142'857
Magick (Issue 102)
Jochen Zmeck Noch einmal: Die Würfelbüchse uses for the dice box (three parts, lid and bottom interchangeable), see following items
1974 17
Kevin Fox We'll Ring You after the deck is removed from the case a die is tipped out, a coin appears under a card,the back of the card changes color, then the die and the coin vanish
May 1975
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 9)
Stewart Judah Decoy Dice six cards used, two dice rolled and selection made via counting
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here Winter 1975
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10th Folio (Part Two))
David Calhoun Vegas Fling! dice, roulette and cards, triple prediction
Variations 1975
Magick (Issue 136)
Karl Fulves Psychik Dice rolling an eight and six with two dice before two sevens, odds apparently beaten, see also p. 926
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #5)
Fate #1 No. 40, after some counting and making two packets with two dice, two black Jacks show up
1976 61
Fate #2 No. 41, card of same value as thrown dice shows up
1976 62
Ron Baillie Würfelschwindel multi-phase sponge dice and cup routine
Also published here
  • The Gen, Nov. 1954
Feb. 1976
Intermagic (Vol. 3 No. 3)
Arthur Setterington Diception ball vanishes in a tube between two dice
May 1977
Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 9)
Warren Stephens Dice Trick large die covered with hand, small die rolled, they have the same number on top, then large die vanishes
1977 89
Drop Out three dice held between two fingers, dropping only the center one
Also published here 1977 54
Balancing Act three dice balanced in apparently impossible way
1977 56
Karl Fulves Mental Dice bet about rolling a six and an eight before two sevens with two dice, probability bet
1977 56
Karl Fulves A Dice Proposition
Also published here 1977 166
Stewart Judah Decoy Dice six cards used, two dice rolled and selection made via counting
Also published here 1977 167
Roy Walton Der Teufelswürfel die wrapped in flash paper is rolled, paper burned, rolled number counted down to, card predicted on paper piece underneath die
Also published here Mar. 1977
Intermagic (Vol. 4 No. 2)
Paul Harris "The Hard Way" two dice are permanently stuck together
1978 64
Karl Fulves Tuned Dice using dice with notes on corners to generate melodies, "Juke Box"
Interlocutor (Issue 21)
Karl Fulves Chess Cube idea of chess variation with a dice that has chess figures on the sides
  • Shadow Chess
Interlocutor (Issue 21)
Larry Becker Digitation numbered cards added to a number from invisible die, prediction of total in envelope
1978 132
Steve Beam Cubio Routine presentation for Cubio, Die on string stops and slides on magician's command
1978 4
Gerald Kosky How Many? dice routine
VariationsAlso published here 1979 11
Ted Glick Dice Trap two dice under cup, coin vanishes and reappears underneath cup between the two dice, three methods
Inspired by 1979
The Chronicles (Issue 15)
Jules Hirsch Ivory Tower stunt with stack of checkers or dice, chip is rolled towards it and one is thrown out
The Chronicles (Issue 24)
Karl Fulves Cheating At Dice on gambling books and a method to short-change casino chips
Interlocutor (Issue 28)
Karl Fulves Dice Trap
Related to 1979
Interlocutor (Issue 31)
Kurt A. Christoff Petals around the Rose roll of five dice is assigned a value, the puzzle is to find the rule, originally from "Mathematics Teacher"
Related toVariations 1979
Interlocutor (Issue 39)
Karrell Fox Gamblecture ideas for a gambling lecture
  • loaded dice gag (exploding sound)
  • baby shoes gag
  • false cuts with three colored woods
  • pseudo deck switch (nudist)
  • "bottoms" gag, pin-up girls
1979 317
Nick Trost Prediction With Six Dice six dice in a row, spectator moves matchbook around and all but one die are eliminated, prediction inside matchbook
1979 14
Bob Hummer Imagination spectator throws invisible die and deals deck in that amount of packets, back of performed turned divines amount of packets
Also published here 1980 21
Karl Fulves Murder in a Matchbox three match boxes, performer's back is turned and a small gun, a bill and a die are put in boxes, performer knows which object is where and what side is on top of the die
1980 69
Gene Nielsen The X Factor using six metal-rimmed cardboard tags, die is thrown and number spelled (!), prediction on the back of tags
Magick (Issue 258)
Cees De Vries (D)ice Breakers gags and puzzles with dice
Sep. 1981
Apocalypse (Vol. 4 No. 9)
Karl Fulves ESP and Dice con bet with dice rolls
1981 16
Jeff Busby Phantom of the Dice Table color changing die routine with cup, die behind ear holdout
  • Phase One: "It's Right Ear"
  • Phase Two: A Handy Switch
  • Phase Three: Into the Darkness
  • Notes
  • Further Notes
The Chronicles (Issue 29)
Martin Gardner From Martin Gardner puzzle question about dice rolls
Interlocutor (Issue 45)
Dice Catch No. 22, two dice held outside of a cup, puzzle throwing both dice inside with one hand
1981 26
Controlled Dice Shot No. 23, betting that with two dice most of the times a one or a six is thrown
Related to 1981 27
The New Dropout No. 26, three dice held between two fingers, dropping only the center one
Also published here 1981 30
Stephen Tucker Sugar 'N' Dice die and sugar cube, thrown number appears on sugar
Babel (Issue 1)
Fred Kaps Another Click Pass with dice
1981 6
Barry Govan Las Vegas Dice one cup routine using dice instead of balls
May 1982
Apocalypse (Vol. 5 No. 5)
Gerald Deutsch Dice Caper lapping routine with purse frame
Mar. 1983
Apocalypse (Vol. 6 No. 3)
Martin Gardner Rotating Die optical illusion with hollow die
June 1983
Epoptica (Issue 4)
R. C. H. Cheng A New Sucker Bet non-transitive dice
June 1983
Epoptica (Issue 4)
Roy Baker The What's It's Name Dice Trick two in the hand, one in the pocket with dice, climax with jumbo dice production
1983 17
Karl Fulves Dollars and Dice No. 27, serial number of bill, dice rolled, performer instantly adjusts serial number so it is divisible by other number
1983 44
Karl Fulves Super Prophet No. 99, numbers from one to six listed a few times and added, total predicted
Inspired by 1983 137
Piet Forton Zaubern mit Würfeln various easy tricks with dice
  • divination of number
  • forcing a number, with matchbox
  • easy bank night routine with dice
1983 5
Mel Stover Non-Transitivity with a Magic Slant
Aug. 1984
Epoptica (Issue 6)
Michael Weber Loaded small hole in die disappears (sort of)
July/Aug. 1984
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 23 & 24)
David (Foote) Drake Four Dice Repeat die tube routine, when pushed through tube, die changes number, four dice
1984 117
Hiroshi Sawa Crash Dice die is placed between two plastic cards and crashed flat
1986 24
Shigeo Futagawa 3-D Reflection surprising revelation of three-dimensional dice stuck to prediction cards
1986 86
Karrell Fox The Pretend Prediction imaginary or clear dice rolled, total predicted
Inspired by 1986 57
Rudy T. Hunter One Every Minute routine with dice and glass, lollipop production climax
May 1987
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 10)
Karl Fulves More Petals solution
Inspired by 1988
Interlocutor (Issue 48)
Charles Reynolds Reynolds Rap: Two one of six colored dice is selected and one number chosen, prediction of color and number in envelope
July 1988
Magick (Issue 407)
Peter Wilker, Dr. Jacob Daley, Wolfgang Rohde, Robert E. Neale ... und das verfluchte Würfelspiel on the game of 31 / NIM, adding numbers from die, person who surpasses 31 loses the game
  • Das Einunddreissiger-Spiel
  • Was hat der Zauberer davon?
  • Eine Fundamental neue Idee
  • Das Rohde-System
  • Vom Würfel zur Karten
  • Von Karten zu Würfeln
  • Anhang: Die Schlüsselzahlen beim Würfelspiel
Related to
  • Ken de Courcy's "The Australian Gambling Game of 31"
  • Robert Neale's "Six Card Swindle" 1985.
Magische Blätter (Vol. 2 No. 5)
N. B. Winkless The 5-6 Search probability bet about rolling a five, a six, or the total of six with two dice
Swindle Sheet (Issue 2)
Karl Fulves Square Paper gambling lectures, craps
Swindle Sheet (Issue 3)
Karl Fulves Spot Check four dice, performer always wins
1991 4
Karl Fulves Rapid Transitive six dice, performer wins
1991 5
Karl Fulves Tri Color six dice, performer and spectator each take two, performer wins
1991 6
Karl Fulves Shareholder six dice, performer against two spectators, performer wins
1991 6
Karl Fulves Dominant Dice second phase for previous dice game
1991 7
Karl Fulves A Penny Saved coin layout, game with die, performer wins
1991 8
Karl Fulves Alien Dice nontransitive dice principle with only two dice
1991 14
Sam Schwartz High Dice set of three nontransitive dice
1991 24
Karl Fulves Markers ideas related to nontransitive games
  • Simple Sets (Dualities, Royal Family)
  • Unequal Sets
  • A Nontransitive Pyramid
  • Flat Dice
  • Parity Dice (4 Thru 9 Dice, 2 Thru 10 Dice, 1 Thru 12 Dice, 36 Number Dice)
  • House Dice
  • High Percentage Games
  • 3 Blind Dice
  • Little Bingo
  • Odds On
1991 52
Robert Cassidy Outreacher transmitting total of two dice to medium, special clock
July 1991
Magick (Issue 458)
Dice Bet No. 1
Swindle Sheet (Issue 6)
Dice Bet No. 2
Swindle Sheet (Issue 6)
Dice Bet No. 3
Swindle Sheet (Issue 6)
Karl Fulves Dice Controls Devil's Dice Box/Chinese Dice Box
Swindle Sheet (Issue 9)
Karl Fulves Super Shot routine with two dice in a box, controlling numbers
Related toVariations 1991
Swindle Sheet (Issue 9)
Arturo de Ascanio Los Dados mandan y las Cartas obedecen routine with cards and dice, four parts, elevator, Bill Simon routines and selection is found
Inspired byAlso published here 1992 14
Karl Fulves Impromptu Put and Take game with dice
Swindle Sheet (Issue 10)
Larry Becker Casino Caper prediction of Roulette, Craps and Blackjack
Inspired by 1992 145
Steve Dusheck Folded folded card(s) in bulldog clip predict free roll of dice
1993 118
Alan Wakeling Phase Two:. The Dice two dice rolled, with some calculation process one arrives at a predicted number
1993 206
Alan Wakeling Additional Effect: The Numeral Cubes dice with larger numbers on them rolled, reduced to base number by adding digits, total predicted
1993 211
Bob Farmer Count Diceula
  • Flim-Flam
addition game with dice
Also published here
  • "Foul Play, Fair Dice" (I'll Bet You Can't, Lewis Kohrs, 1946))
Mar. 1993
Magic (Vol. 2 No. 7)
Bob Farmer Monte Bones
  • Flim-Flam
spectator cannot find spotted die amongst blank dice, paddle move
Nov. 1993
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 3)
Peter Kane Di-a-Monte monte routine with dice
July 1994
Apocalypse (Vol. 17 No. 7)
Bob Gill Invisible Choice dice rolled, number predicted with coins
Jan. 1994
New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 6)
Bob Farmer Loaded Dice bets with loaded and mis-spotted dice
  • 7-11 Dice - Load and Fire
  • Another Game of 31
  • Bone Try
  • Pair of Dice by the Dashboard Light
1994 30
Mel Bennett, Karl Fulves Petals & Roots more on the dice puzzle
Related to 1994
Verbatim (Issue 10)
Bob Farmer Pair Of Dice By The Dashboard Light
  • Flim-Flam
proposition bet with four dice, one pair for spectator and one for performer, using 7-11 dice, four versions
Oct. 1994
Magic (Vol. 4 No. 2)
Harold Cataquet Re-Retention Vanish
July 1995
Apocalypse (Vol. 18 No. 7)
Martin Gardner Basic Tosses fair tosses, slide and dump toss
1995 3
Martin Gardner In Closing end of introduction
1995 4
Martin Gardner Basic Grip similar to a purse palm with dice
1995 21
Earl Keyser Five Cast as Eary Keyser, die is thrown and number appears on arm, with ashes
Syzygy (Vol. 1 No. 12)
Alan Nguyen Rune Speller Fortune Teller spectator thinks of a human interest and rolls special "rune dice" (dice with multiple letters) depending on the letters of that word, performer knows what human interest he is thinking of
Inspired by
  • Name? (Lou Boudreau, Vibrations [PEA's newsletter], Aug. 1991)
Labyrinth (Issue 4)
Christian Scherer Das Stehlen stealing a die from under a cup
1996 14
Bob Driebeek Sag immer and der richtigen Stelle "Halt!" two dice under two cups, spectator and performer roll the same number, cleverly gaffed cups
1996 15
Peter Duffie Before You Die Random numbers of die used to mix/transfer cards from packet to packet, then reveal two selections
1997 90
Pat Hennessy, Dai Vernon Dai's Wager dice bet with odds in performer's favor
Related to 1997 14
Karl Fulves Do Not Pass Go
  • "Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
die on square with four fields is moved in circle with quarter-turns, it never gets into original orientation
1997 124
Bob Farmer Polterdiced
  • Flim-Flam
betting game with dice, proposition bet
Inspired by Feb. 1997
Magic (Vol. 6 No. 6)
Karl Fulves Trick Dice die moved via quarter turns on grid, top numbers listed, performer memorizes the list
1998 34
Ken De Courcy Silent Orders prediction of rolled number, with matches
Mar. 1998 1
Gary Kurtz F.C Test #3 - Telekinetic Matches dice roll in film canisters is apparently controlled
1998 15
Gary Kurtz Bonus Effect - Psycho-Kinetic Control four dice rolled in opaque plastic cups, performers hand on top of spectator's hands for pk control, all four numbers match a prediction
1998 19
Milton Kort Cups & Dice Six phased routine, like Cups and Balls but with pairs of coloured dice and colored cups
1999 259
Milton Kort Milt's Back-palm Gag Pseudo expose of backpalming dice
1999 285
Ellis Stanyon Forcing the Choice with an Ordinary Die No. 6, asking to throw die again if wrong numbers show up
1999 21
Martin Gardner Dice Catch
  • Martin Gardner's Corner
bet of getting two dice held at side of glass into glass
Jan. 1999
Magic (Vol. 8 No. 5)
Bob Farmer Dice Advice
  • Flim-Flam
on dice probabilities
  • Fogging The Possibilities
  • Shading the True Odds
  • Bending the Pay-Off
  • False Odds Payoff
July 1999
Magic (Vol. 8 No. 11)
Bob Farmer, Robin W. Dawes Six-Eight-Seven
  • Flim-Flam
proposition bet with pair of dice
Aug. 1999
Magic (Vol. 8 No. 12)
William P. Miesel, Ed Eckl, Harry Hirschvogel Oil & Water Dice
  • Flim-Flam (by Bob Farmer)
bet with three white and three green dice that must be arranged in certain way with a minimum of moves
Also published here
  • Precurso issue LXIX
Sep. 1999
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 1)
Bob Farmer The Game of 31 dice game in which a die is turned and thirty-one must be reached
Oct. 1999
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 2)
Christian Scherer Dice Stacking: Material und Technik 1.1 Das Material
1.2 Die Grundtechnik des Dice Stacking (basic technique)
1.3 Der Stack mit neun Bewegungen (stacking with nine movements)
1.4 Der Stack mit fünf Bewegungen (stacking with five movements)
1.5 Vier auf einmal (four at once)
1.6 Das Abbauen des Stacks (removing dice from one by one from a pile)
1.7 Das Stehlen (stealing a die)
1.8 Die Würfel verschwinden lassen (disappearance of the dice)
1.9 Ladungen (loads)
2000 9
Christian Scherer Der Glücklose Würfelspieler - Eine Dice-Stacking Routine four phases
1. three in the hands one in the pocket
2. dice stacking and traveling of dice from hand to under cup
3. spectator has to guess where the red die is and loses
4. jumbo die production
2000 16
Karl Fulves Twin Towers "Problems"
tower of hanoi type puzzle with three red and three white dice, posed as a problem
2000 47
Karl Fulves Square Of 13 four dice hidden, performer turns some over, total predicted, cancellation principle applied to dice
Inspired by 2000
Off The Books (Issue 2)
Karl Fulves Dice Dropper body holdout
Charlatan (Issue 3)
Bob Farmer Bar Racuda
  • Flim-Flam
high "card" wins with four poker dice, proposition bet
Related toVariations Apr. 2000
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 8)
Six Bones of the Beast
  • Flim-Flam
non-transitive proposition bet with six poker dice
May 2000
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 9)
Bob Farmer, Robin W. Dawes Uncle Scam Wants You
  • Flim-Flam
proposition bet with four nontransitive dice
Inspired byRelated to July 2000
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 11)
Bob Farmer Uncle Scam Still Wants You
  • Flim-Flam
proposition bet with nontransitive dice
Related to Aug. 2000
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 12)
Karl Fulves Roll The Dice printed dice layout, dice roll selected by instructions on how to move on grid is predicted
2001 11
Karl Fulves Totalizer "An impromptu trick with four dice"
four dice put on table with One-Two-Five-Six sides up, spectator follows some instructions or not while back is turned and covers dice, performer arranges dice so that two left dice have same total as right dice
2001 128
Martin Gardner Three Dice Bets
Charlatan (Issue 5)
David Berglas Time and Light routines with LED Time Pen, chemical fluid light sticks and Anverdi's die
  • spectator names a time interval, then he gets a watch and can say start whenever he wants, the
show continues and the performer suddenly screams stop at the right moment
  • Pseudo Psychometry routine
  • woman selects one of several men, selection is divined
2002 383
Tony Bartolotta Thirty Dice die rolled, number notes, then die given a quarter turn and top number added, repeated until thirty is reached
Discoverie (Issue 7)
Al Baker Come Seven placing three dice onto table in special configuration so different sides add up to seven, spectator cannot duplicate it
Also published here 2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book)
Robert Cassidy The Triple Prediction gambling theme, using die, dart and cards
2004 63
Bill Jacobs Gravity Dice dice and toothpicks put in paper cup and turned over, some cling inside and fall out on command
Related to 2004
Charlatan (Issue 8)
Bob Ostin Twister die starts to twist, when selection is placed on the table
Related to
  • "Twister" in "The Magician" June, 2004.
2005 67
Bob King Thanks to Vernon unnumbered extra page, two in the hand one in the pocket start, ending with jumbo and miniature die
Inspired by 2005 33
Don Nielsen Anti-Grav Dice two dice, one on top of the other, bottom one is lifted when picking up upper one, magnetic instead of moisture
Prolix (Issue 2)
Docc Hilford D3vil D1c3 "Devil Dice", total of three dice predicted on a prediction in wallet
2006 13
Karl Fulves Dice Tracking memorizing string of numbers rolled by dice
2007 48
Stewart James Half and Half Word randomly formed by combining two lists of letters, magician predicts the word correctly
Also published here 2007 50
Karl Fulves Total Test six dice with all numbers from one to six on table, spectator covers two groups of three each, performer moves dice under either object around so both totals match, with variations involving prediction or divinations
  • The Over-Under
  • Workout
  • Cube Count
  • The Fix Is In
Prolix (Issue 4)
Karl Fulves Domino Dice "Unexplained"
using dice as dominos for layout, posed as a problem
Prolix (Issue 4)
Karl Fulves Middle Riddle three dice on table, bet made, one covered
Prolix (Issue 5)
Allan Slaight ESP-ionage three dice and list of letter combinations, a coincidence/prediction happens, presentation for Stewart James's effect
Inspired byAlso published here
  • The James File, 2000
2008 146
Carlhorst Meier, Roberto Giobbi Climax for a Dice Routine handling the tiny dice
Related toAlso published here Feb. 2009
Genii (Vol. 72 No. 2)
Sucker Bet counter-intuitive bet with dice
Secret Agenda (Issue Jan 6)
Roberto Giobbi, Carlhorst Meier Details for a Climax
Related toAlso published here 2010
Secret Agenda (Issue July 1)
Karl Fulves Cubic Code three dice, number calculations, "Einstein's Theory"
Related to 2010
Prolix (Issue 7)
Karl Fulves Dice On Ice bet with five dice in a box
Prolix (Issue 7)
Karl Fulves Double-Digit Dice challenge to arrange six dice so the total is divisible by three
Prolix (Issue 7)
Christian Scherer Freier Fall die falls through square tube fast or slowly, with metronome as presentation aid
Inspired by
  • William J. Schmeelk's "Newton's Nightmare"
2014 93
Nick Trost Special Poker Dice played with dice
Also published here
  • "Special Poker Dice" (Nick Trost, Gambling Tricks with Dice, 1975)
2015 260
Bob Farmer Absolute Power Blind Man's Blackjack with eight cards
  • Blackjack Finale
  • Poker Phase
  • Dice Phase
2015 333
Karl Fulves The 7-11 Game three boxes with two dice each, box shaken and one die from each box eventually chosen, top numbers added and sum compared to list of target numbers
  • Shake 'Em Up
  • 7-11 Strategy
  • The Two-Number Game
Inspired byRelated to 2015
Errata (Issue 1)
Karl Fulves Para-Dice forcing a number with sure shot dice box, as part of gambling prediction type routine
Related to 2015
Errata (Issue 1)
Karl Fulves Gambling And Marion's ribbed dice cup with curved face dice, on manufacturing of dice
2015 5
Roberto Giobbi Magic Die presentational idea
Hidden Agenda (Issue Mar 14)
Rick Franceschini Bill Simon's Dicey Transpo Ace to Four of Clubs face-down on table with a die on top of each with one to four to top, dice exchanged and cards follow, numbers add up to ten and the Four changes to a Ten
Inspired by May 2017
Genii (Vol. 80 No. 5)
Steve Beam The Flexible Force forces a number between four and nine, using dice
2018 272
Arturo de Ascanio, Jesús Etcheverry The dice command … and the cards obey. [Four "miracles" in one] routine with cards and dice, four parts, elevator, Bill Simon routines and selection is found
Inspired byAlso published here 2020 190
Christian Scherer Entfesselte Wild Dice monte using three drawers from match boxes and a white die, then two more white dice appear, as a climax three red and then three green dice appear under the drawers
Inspired by
  • Mark Leveridge's "Wild Dice"
2023 3