32 entries in Chip / Miscellaneous
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Charles T. Jordan The Letter-Mailing Mystery No. 7, stack of chips with numbers, set of envelopes, envelope and postage chosen with stack of chips are divined Ten New Miscellaneous Tricks 17
Tom Sellers Touch Counters several counters/chips of different colors in bag, initialed one found by performer More Secrets 14
Tom Sellers Throbit performer know whether addition result is odd or even, chip divination presentation More Secrets 18
Unknown The Problem of the Three Poker Chips three chips are pocketed by three spectators, performer divines them Greater Magic 139
Brainerd Baker Color Waves five chips with dots of different colors, performer removes named color from pocket without looking Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 3) 4
Dr. L. Rothbart X Marks the Spot monte with three blank chips, one has X on one side Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 4) 3
L. Vosburgh Lyons Call It A Puzzle six discs with a different sign on each side are thrown and turned over while spelling a word, then one disc is hidden and performer turns back, he reveals which side is up on the hidden discRelated toVariations The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 8) 29
Willard J. Smith The Philanthropic Poker Chip seal appears on poker chip, as a pitch, see Sphinx "Victory Poker Chip" My Best 186
Tommy Dowd Liars! three poker chips with a different stamps on it are selected, one of three spectators has to lie the other two tell the truth, performer knows who has which chipInspired by
  • an idea of Jack Vosburgh's "More than a Trick"
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 90) 364
Bob Hummer Hummer Tricks Hummer's Poker Chip Trick: numbered poker chips, magician can divine sum of the numbers on three concealed poker chips Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 111
Stewart James The Count of Monte Carlo total prediction, three digit numbers formed with poker chips Magic Mine No. 1 7
The Amazing Maurice ESP Tumblers chip is placed under any cup, performer divines where Still More Miracles in Mentalism 18
Paul Siegel Color-Ception different colored chips are divined behind back Doorway to Delusion 8
Amedeo Vacca Monte Carlo Chips three chips, X drawn on one, monte routine Amedeo's Continental Magic 41
Sid Fleischman, Robert "Bob" J. Gunther 'Test' Conditions number on poker chip is divined, in rattle box The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 131) 652
Philip T. Goldstein Odd Man Out! seven poker chips, two have an X on one side, spectator selects three and performer predicts how many marked chips are among them The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 185) 923
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) 1297
Karl Fulves Cheating At Dice on gambling books and a method to short-change casino chips Interlocutor (Issue 28) 109
Burton S. Sperber Chips four poker chips with different colors in performer's pocket, one is selected by spectator and divined, see also p. 1120 for ideas by Orville Meyer The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 223) 1111
David Britland Velleda Variations chips with numbers in a bag, forcing a number, erasable inkInspired by The Talon (Issue 3) 25
Paul Swinford, Bob Hummer Silver and Gold various parity effects (six routines) inspired by Bob Hummer's work with numbered chips and small metal cups Arcane (Issue 2) 17
Bob Hummer Hummer's Poker Chip Baffle six poker chips with numbers on each side, spectator can turn them while performer's back is turned and then cover three chips, performer names numbers coveredRelated toVariations Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 4
Dennis Marks Grand Strategy color chip chosen by spectator, scrambled cube solved by performer blindfolded, first chosen color then rest, cube really brute-force solvedAlso published here The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 277) 1382
Unknown The Pivot No. 25, two coins held between fingers, first finger flips it to back, poker chip flourish Self-Working Coin Magic 37
Karl Fulves Crossroader poker chips chosen from two cups, high number wins, audience decides who wins in the long run Swindle & Cheat 23
Karl Fulves Threesome percentage game with chips in cups Swindle & Cheat 41
Karl Fulves Square Numbers columns and rows in magic square as nontransitive set with special properties, applied to chips game
- The Basic Squares
- Alien Numbers
- Twofer
- Advantage Player
Swindle & Cheat 25
Ali Bongo Forcieren eines Farb-Chips chips on strings in a bag, to force a color Ali Bongo 12
Philip T. Goldstein Chipper card at number, four poker chips with numbers, two decksVariations Flaunting Five Fanciful Formulae 2
Trevor Lewis The Medal medal vanishes and appears back in box, idea Routines Matter 104
Unknown Chip Gyp spectator takes a number of poker chips, rest counted and digits added, some more chips given to other spectators, performer divines how many which spectator has Prolix (Issue 8) 503
Bob Farmer Fished In And Chips Inspired by The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 89