41 entries in Random Object / The Trick that Fooled Einstein
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Counting Trick
1928 Card Tricks You Will Do 14
Unknown The Number Discovery number of cards divined à la Einstein
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 2
Edward Victor A Match Divination divination of amount of selected matches
Related toVariations 1937 Magic of the Hands 114
Unknown A Matter of Debit and Credit "I have as many cards as you have, and enough....", magician twice divines correct number of cut off cards
Variations 1938 Greater Magic 157
Unknown A Baffling Card Stunt The Trick That Fooled Einstein with cards
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 18
Milton Berle The Quickie Card Trick No. 92, The Trick That Fooled Einstein with cards
Variations 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 172
Unknown The Estimated Cut Trick That Fooled Einstein
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 5
Ken De Courcy The Jackpot Matchbox divination of amount of selected matches
Inspired by 1971 At the Drop of a Match 30
Karl Fulves Change in Mind "as many pennies as you have, plus three more, plus enough left over...", trick that fooled Einstein with coins
Variations 1977 The Magic Book 83
Gene "Phantini" Grant Estimation "A Matter of Debit and Credit" with blank cards, Larry Becker's "Ghost Image" Deck
Inspired by 1981 Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 40
Unknown Matching Matches No. 19, off-beat divination of selected amount of matches, "as many as you plus enough more to make X"
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 21
Barrie Richardson Alphabet Mentalism with scrabble letters, prediction, coincidence and mindreading
Also published here Nov. 1983 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 2) 1177
Al Koran, Edward Victor Koran / Victor Number Force see Al Koran's Jackpot Coins
Related to Nov. 1983 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 2) 1177
Jon Racherbaumer Correct Change trick that fooled Einstein with coins
Inspired byVariations 1984 At The Table 60
Jack Carpenter A "Quickie" Revisited number of cards cut off and card selected are predicted, see "Errata" in Issue #3 (p. 31) for more references
Inspired byRelated to 1994 Labyrinth (Issue 1) 14
Unknown No Guesswork No. 1, spectator cuts off some cards from a pile, prediction in the form of "the same as you and enough to make them twelve, ..." (The Trick That Fooled Einstein)
1995 Easy Magic 1
Jack Dean The fool That Tricked Einstein coins in bag, performer divines how many have been removed, hidden scale, version of "The Tricks that Fooled Einstein"/"Jackpot Coins" ("I have exactly as much as you, plus...")
1996 Syzygy (Vol. 3 No. 16) 249
Roy Johnson Münzenlotto II Miraskill and Einstein routine with coins and two cups
Inspired by 1997 Intermagic (Vol. 21 No. 2) 80
Barrie Richardson The Trick That Fooled Einstein with coins
Also published here
  • Club 71, Autumn 1989
1999 Theater of the Mind 119
Barrie Richardson Alphabet Mentalism scrabble pieces in clear change bag, Trick that Fooled Einstein, followed by letter divination (tossed-out deck principle)
Also published here 1999 Theater of the Mind 126
Barrie Richardson Little Jackpot Coins
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here
  • Club 71, Halloween 1997
1999 Theater of the Mind 175
Dave Arch The Einstein Enigma coins in bag, performer divines how many have been removed, version of "The Tricks that Fooled Einstein"/"Jackpot Coins" ("I have exactly as much as you, plus...")
1999 Syzygy (Vol. 4 No. 16) 339
Ralph W. Hull, Roberto Giobbi Miraculous Coincidence magician twice divines correct number of cut off cards
Inspired by
  • "Still Simpler" (R. W. Hull, Sandu Writes Again, 1934, Paul Stadelman)
2000 Card College — Volume 4 891
Karl Fulves, Walter B. Gibson Bet a Million No. 39, "as many cards as your number, plus enough...", bet presentation
2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 57
Harry Lorayne Dig This "I have as many cards as you, plus...", Royal Flush kicker
2001 Personal Collection 45
Barrie Richardson Minding the Mint "The 'Coins and Currency Divination' Revisited"
spectators take coins and bills while the performer is not looking, performer divines who holds what
Also published here 2003 Syzygy (Vol. 5 No. 15) 417
Karl Fulves Apex Footnote connection to "I have as many cards as you..." and red black relationship principle, also with suits
2004 When Psychics Play Poker 43
Barrie Richardson But There's More! "The 'Coins and Currency Divination' Revisited"
spectators take coins and bills while the performer is not looking, performer divines who holds what
Inspired by
  • "Coins and Currency Divination" (Barrie Richardson, Club 71, Summer 1991)
  • "Dollars and (6th) Cents" (Stewart James, Linking Ring, Oct. 1971)
Related toAlso published here
2005 Act Two 93
Jon Racherbaumer Guesstimation Plus
Nov. 2006 Antinomy (Vol. 2 No. 4) 17
Michael Weber Picking on Rainman Trick that Fooled Einstein presentation for toothpick routine, dated 1989
2008 Thirteen Steps Backwards for Mentalism 2
Nick Trost A Divination Routine divination of number, color and suit in cut-of packet
  • Phase One - As Many As You
  • Phase Two - Color Sense
  • Phase Three - Suit Discernment
Inspired by
  • "As Many As You" (Walter B. Gibson, Magic Explained, 1949)
2009 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 2 351
John Bannon The Einstein Overkill combined with Ace revelation
Also published here 2009 Six. Impossible. Things. 59
Michael Weber, Various Wager of the Month Club Einstein trick with change money, from Real Secrets team
Oct. 2013 Genii (Vol. 76 No. 10) 80
John Bannon The Einstein Overkill combined with Ace revelation
Also published here 2013 High Caliber 53
David Britland The Trick That Didn't Fool Einstein
  • Cardopolis
credit information
  • History of a Mystery
  • A Novel Card Effect
  • The Repeat
  • Finally
Related to
  • "The Trick That Fooled Einstein" (Al Koran's Lecture Notes, 1972)
  • "The Worms Turn" (Ed Marlo, Ibidem No. 17, July 1959)
June 2014 Genii (Vol. 77 No. 6) 24
Howard L. Grant A Novel Card Effect
Also published here
  • The Magic World, Nov. 1920
June 2014 Genii (Vol. 77 No. 6) 25
Michael Weber, Tim Trono The Drink that Schooled Einstein predicting how much a spectator will drink, The Trick that Fooled Einstein
2015 The Session 2015 3
Michael Weber Bonus Effect version of "The Tricks that Fooled Einstein"/"Jackpot Coins" ("I have exactly as much as you, plus...")
2015 Making Things Right 12
Jim Steinmeyer Subversive Math
2020 Virtual Impuzzibilities 14
David Britland Jackpot Coins credit information, Al Koran, divination of amount of selected matches
Inspired by Feb. 2022 Genii (Vol. 85 No. 2) 53
Patrik Kuffs P.Q.I. stand-up presentational ploy Jackpot Coins with squares of toilet paper
May 2022 The Hermit (Vol. 1 No. 5) 226