36 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
Eddie Joseph "Hitting the Spots" two dice thrown, thrown total matched with chips in performer's hands after hearing total
How Gamblers Win 17
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 disc
Related toVariations The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 8) 29
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 chip
Inspired by
  • an idea of Jack Vosburgh's "More than a Trick"
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 90) 364
Willard J. Smith The Philanthropic Poker Chip seal appears on poker chip, as a pitch, see Sphinx "Victory Poker Chip"
My Best 186
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
Allessandro Number Divination with poker chips, numbered on both sides
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958) 14
The Amazing Maurice ESP Tumblers chip is placed under any cup, performer divines where
Still More Miracles in Mentalism 18
Paul Swinford Time on my Hands twelve chips with numbers on one side and letters on other side, five color coded control cards (CCCC), clock layout, a chosen number is eventually revealed
Lecture Notes 3
Paul Swinford Poker Chip Chicarnery eight chips with numbers on one side and letters on other side, three counting and spelling tricks with them
  • Spell-A-Number
  • The Widsnorf Mystery
  • The Challenge of Iros
Lecture Notes 4
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
David Britland Velleda Variations chips with numbers in a bag, forcing a number, erasable ink
Inspired by The Talon (Issue 3) 25
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
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 covered
Related toVariations Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 4
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
Dennis Marks Grand Strategy color chip chosen by spectator, scrambled cube solved by performer blindfolded, first chosen color then rest, cube really brute-force solved
Also 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 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
Karl Fulves Threesome percentage game with chips in cups
Swindle & Cheat 41
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 decks
Variations 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