strictly straight \n performer always gets a straight, from five to two hands, then performer deals and can chose if dealer gets top or bottom card, progressive poker deal, gilbreath precursor \n russell "rusduck" duck \n lin searles's "the straight gambler" \n pokocombo \n russell "rusduck" duck \n lesson in larceny \n roy walton
1957
the cardiste
Russell "Rusduck" Duck

Strictly Straight

Inspired by Lin Searles's "The Straight Gambler"
Related to

1957

The Cardiste
(Issue 1)

3



scrambled straights \n straights, all hands, gilbreath precursor (see fulves' "when psychics..." reference) \n russell "rusduck" duck \n scrambled straights \n russell "rusduck" duck \n karl fulves \n stretching a straight \n karl fulves \n crooked straight \n karl fulves \n grandma's game \n karl fulves
1958
the cardiste
Russell "Rusduck" Duck

Scrambled Straights

Related toVariations

1958

The Cardiste
(Issue 8)

8



new super countdown \n redblack alternating setup, gilbreath \n dai vernon
1962
early vernon
Dai Vernon

New Super Countdown

1962

Early Vernon

55



lesson in larceny \n ten card packet, spectator deals cards from top or bottom and gets a straight, performer aces \n roy walton \n babel \n karl fulves \n strictly straight \n russell "rusduck" duck \n lesson in larceny \n roy walton \n a card force \n karl fulves \n mel bennett \n you cheat me, i cheat you \n bob farmer
1966
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Roy Walton

Lesson In Larceny

Related toVariationsAlso published here

July 1966

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 14
(Vol. 1 No. 9)

47



black magic \n effect about matching pairs of red and black, related to gilbreath principle, fiftytwo double facers (!) \n karl fulves \n black magic notes \n karl fulves
1967
epilogue
Karl Fulves

Black Magic

Related to

1967

Epilogue
(Issue 1)

2



posinegative cards \n magnetic colors variation \n j. w. sarles \n p. 116 for comment by fred g. taylor, fulves and backdating to 1958 \n posinegative cards \n j. w. sarles \n posinegative cards \n j. w. sarles \n "you did it" (t.s. ransom, ibidem #16, p. 11) \n follow me \n karl fulves
1967
the pallbearers review vol. 14
J. W. Sarles

PosiNegative Cards

Related to p. 116 for comment by Fred G. Taylor, Fulves and backdating to 1958
 "You Did It" (T.S. Ransom, Ibidem #16, p. 11)
 Follow Me (Karl Fulves, 1997)
Also published here

May 1967

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 14
(Vol. 2 No. 7)

99



incorporated color control \n  part one: pairs attract each other after riffle shuffle (rbbrrbbr...)
 part two: spectator lays out pairs on table, performer knows which ones are black and which red
 part three: number of colormatching pairs kind of predicted \n karl fulves \n p. 109 for comment \n the candy king \n stewart james \n incorporated color control with coins \n bob hemple \n color control  mentalists night out \n karl fulves \n riffle shuffle control \n karl fulves \n incorporated color control \n karl fulves \n incorporated color control \n karl fulves \n backwards bet \n karl fulves \n the red and the black \n paul curry
1967
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Karl Fulves

Incorporated Color Control

Related toVariationsAlso published here

July 1967

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 14
(Vol. 2 No. 9)

111



opus thirteen \n gilbreath principle & faro shuffle, new deck order \n paul swinford
1968
faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Opus Thirteen

1968

Faro Fantasy

37



fantasia \n number of red/black cards drawn by spectator are predicted, new deck order \n paul swinford
1968
faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Fantasia

1968

Faro Fantasy

40



the odd event \n redblack matching thing with two card location \n karl fulves \n the odd event \n edward marlo \n future perfect \n karl fulves \n logical odd event \n marvin johnson
1968
epilogue
Karl Fulves

The Odd Event

Related toVariations

1968

Epilogue
(Issue 3)

18



riffle/reverse \n combination of riffle shuffle and reverse faro, related to gilbreath principle \n karl fulves \n riffle/reverse notes \n karl fulves
1968
epilogue
Karl Fulves

Riffle/Reverse

Related to

1968

Epilogue
(Issue 3)

18



esp + math \n esp cards are shuffled and distributed, performer knows who has a pair in his cards, see also p. 728 for comment, p. 840 for comment by jerry fulton \n karl fulves \n esp + math \n karl fulves \n charles hudson \n esp + math + thompson \n james g. thompson jr. \n calling the hands \n nick trost \n shift left \n karl fulves \n in case \n karl fulves \n esp + pinochle \n nick trost \n triple esp divination \n nick trost
1968
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Karl Fulves

ESP + Math

Related toVariations

Feb. 1968

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 14
(Vol. 3 No. 4)

162



esp + math \n non espversion, cards are shuffled and distributed, performer knows who has a pair in his cards \n karl fulves \n charles hudson \n esp + math \n karl fulves \n esp + math \n karl fulves \n the triskadequadra principle \n john hostler
1968
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Karl Fulves, Charles Hudson

ESP + Math

Inspired byRelated toAlso published here

May 1968

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 14
(Vol. 3 No. 7)

178



color prophecy \n performer predicts which redblack pairs will match when two halves are dealt after a shuffle \n gene finnell \n color prophecy \n gene finnell \n color prophecy \n gene finnell
1968
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Gene Finnell

Color Prophecy

Also published here

July 1968

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 14
(Vol. 3 No. 9)

189



scarlock's card \n phoned person knows dealt poker hands \n peter alexis \n esp + math \n karl fulves \n scarlock's card \n peter alexis
1968
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Peter Alexis

Scarlock's Card

Inspired byAlso published here

Oct. 1968

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 14
(Vol. 3 No. 12)

214



some special cases \n "basic position control", riffle shuffle setups, including an unusual derivation of the basic gilbreath principle in example 6
 example 4  6 \n karl fulves
1968
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

Some Special Cases

1968

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

34



the rue morgue problem \n cards riffle shuffled by spectators and dealt in pairs to players, they remove red or black poker chips according to redblack distribution, chip values and cards added, the total is 28 and predicted \n karl fulves
1968
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

The Rue Morgue Problem

1968

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

54



riffle/reverse notes \n combination of riffle shuffle and reverse faro, related to gilbreath principle \n karl fulves \n riffle/reverse \n karl fulves
1969
faro & riffle technique
Karl Fulves

Riffle/Reverse Notes

Related to

1969

Faro & Riffle Technique
(Issue The Triple Faro)

48



black magic notes \n effect about matching pairs of red and black, related to gilbreath principle, see also addenda on page 60 \n karl fulves \n black magic \n karl fulves \n memory mix \n karl fulves
1969
faro & riffle technique
Karl Fulves

Black Magic Notes

Related to

1969

Faro & Riffle Technique
(Issue The Triple Faro)

49



riffleshuffle setups \n some gilbreath principle applications and handling \n gene finnell
1969
epilogue
Gene Finnell

RiffleShuffle Setups

1969

Epilogue
(Issue 5)

36



red and black challenge \n redblack separation after riffle shuffle with location combo, gilbreath \n gene finnell
1969
epilogue
Gene Finnell

Red and Black Challenge

1969

Epilogue
(Issue 5)

37



faceup facedown duplication \n face up/face down order of two piles match, gilbreath \n gene finnell
1969
epilogue
Gene Finnell

Faceup Facedown Duplication

1969

Epilogue
(Issue 5)

37



influential pairs variation \n some redblack matching occurs, gilbreath \n gene finnell \n influential pairs \n roy walton \n karl fulves
1969
epilogue
Gene Finnell

Influential Pairs Variation

Inspired by

1969

Epilogue
(Issue 5)

37



the odd event \n redblack matching thing with twocard location \n edward marlo \n the odd event \n karl fulves \n oneway stop \n jon racherbaumer
1969
epilogue
Edward Marlo

The Odd Event

Inspired byVariations

1969

Epilogue
(Issue 5)

38



miracle location \n two card location with red black alternated deck \n roy walton \n miracle location \n roy walton
1969
epilogue
Roy Walton

Miracle Location

Also published here

1969

Epilogue
(Issue 6)

45



the compleat gamester \n proposition bets
 birthday bet (see p. 292 for mel stover comment)
 red and black (martin gardner)
 license plate poker
 acedeucejack variations
 black and white
 coin swindles
 3card poker
 odds on favorite (omega bet, card pushed in reversed and pairs dealt off) \n karl fulves \n p. 282 for comment by lu brent \n the compleat gamester addition \n martin gardner \n odds on favorite \n karl fulves \n acedeucejack \n karl fulves \n more proposition bets \n karl fulves \n the omega bet \n karl fulves \n guess again \n karl fulves \n the omega bet  updated \n nick trost \n al thatcher
1969
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Karl Fulves

The Compleat Gamester

Related toVariationsAlso published here

July 1969

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 14
(Vol. 4 No. 9)

272



new light on black magic \n faceup/facedown shuffled deck, effect with matching pairs of facedown and faceup cards with several phases \n karl fulves
1970
faro & riffle technique
Karl Fulves

New Light on Black Magic

1970

Faro & Riffle Technique
(Issue First Supplement)

50



pairs foretold \n three mates removed by spectator are predicted \n paul swinford
1971
more faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Pairs Foretold

1971

More Faro Fantasy

42



gilbreath revisited \n deck cut in three piles, one pile looked over, performer knows number of red and black cards in other piles, handling for gilbreath's "separating one deck with one shuffle" (linking ring, july 1958) \n paul swinford \n norman gilbreath
1971
more faro fantasy
Paul Swinford, Norman Gilbreath

Gilbreath Revisited

1971

More Faro Fantasy

44



high card poker deal \n poker deal from packet of high cards, spectators receive acehigh straights, performer gets winning four of a kind, uses gilbreath principle \n nick trost \n high card poker deal \n nick trost \n highcard poker deal \n nick trost \n highcard poker \n nick trost
1972
card cavalcade
Nick Trost

High Card Poker Deal

Also published here

1972

Card Cavalcade

157



posinegative cards \n magnetic colors variation \n j. w. sarles \n posinegative cards \n j. w. sarles
1973
riffle shuffle setups
J. W. Sarles

PosiNegative Cards

Also published here

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

2



attraction \n after riffle shuffle cards are dealt in pairs, matching red or black pair is always followed by pair of other color \n karl fulves \n incorporated color control \n karl fulves
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

Attraction

Related to

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

3



incorporated color control \n number of colormatching pairs kind of predicted after riffle shuffle \n karl fulves \n incorporated color control \n karl fulves
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

Incorporated Color Control

Also published here

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

4



black magic \n effect about matching pairs of red and black, related to gilbreath principle, fiftytwo double facers (!) \n karl fulves \n black magic \n karl fulves \n memory mix \n karl fulves
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

Black Magic

Related to

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

6



esp + math \n esp cards are shuffled and distributed, performer knows who has a pair in his cards \n karl fulves \n esp + math \n karl fulves
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

ESP + Math

Related to

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

8



color prophecy \n performer predicts which redblack pairs will match when two halves are dealt after a shuffle \n gene finnell \n color prophecy \n gene finnell
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Gene Finnell

Color Prophecy

Also published here

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

12



scarlock's card \n phoned person knows dealt poker hands \n peter alexis \n scarlock's card \n peter alexis
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Peter Alexis

Scarlock's Card

Also published here

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

13



the odd event \n redblack matching thing with two card location \n karl fulves
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

The Odd Event

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

16



riffle/reverse \n combination of riffle shuffle and reverse faro, related to gilbreath principle \n karl fulves
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

Riffle/Reverse

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

17



gilbreath claim \n claims that he discovered the principle in 1953 \n gene finnell
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Gene Finnell

Gilbreath Claim

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

63



red and black challenge \n "magnetic colors" as setup for divided deck location \n gene finnell
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Gene Finnell

Red and Black Challenge

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

63



faceup/facedown challenge \n faceup/facedown condition of one pile matches that of another pile \n gene finnell
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Gene Finnell

Faceup/Facedown Challenge

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

65



influential pairs variation \n \n gene finnell \n influential pairs \n roy walton \n karl fulves
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Gene Finnell

Influential Pairs Variation

Related to

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

66



the odd event \n redblack matching thing with two card location \n edward marlo \n the odd event \n karl fulves
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Edward Marlo

The Odd Event

Inspired by

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

67



miracle location \n two card location with red black alternated deck \n roy walton \n miracle location \n roy walton
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Roy Walton

Miracle Location

Also published here

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

73



logical odd event \n two selections found and redblack separation \n marvin johnson \n the odd event \n karl fulves \n the odd event \n edward marlo \n logic \n francis j. baker
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Marvin Johnson

Logical Odd Event

Inspired by

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

77



esp + math + thompson \n esp cards are shuffled and distributed, performer knows who has a pair in his cards
 adding another factor
 phase ii
 phase iii
 added notes by thompson \n james g. thompson jr. \n esp + math \n karl fulves
1973
riffle shuffle setups
James G. Thompson Jr.

ESP + Math + Thompson

Inspired by

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

92



deck memorization \n ootw with the performer dealing as a memory stunt, gilbreath \n michael boden \n deck memorization \n michael boden \n deck memorization \n michael boden
1974
card cavalcade ii
Michael Boden

Deck Memorization

Also published here

1974

Card Cavalcade II

90



notes on the gilbreath principle \n credit information \n jerry mentzer
1974
card cavalcade ii
Jerry Mentzer

Notes on the Gilbreath Principle

1974

Card Cavalcade II

93



don't lie to me \n two spectators get half the pack and either lie or say the truth about each card, magician spots all the lies \n paul curry \n don't lie to me \n paul curry \n don't lie to me (computer) \n paul curry \n don't lie to me (computer) \n paul curry
1974
paul curry presents
Paul Curry

Don't Lie To Me

Inspired byVariationsAlso published here

1974

Paul Curry Presents

47



the red and the black \n spectator arrange the deck, cards are in red/black pairs except the aces \n paul curry \n incorporated color control \n karl fulves \n rot und schwarz \n paul curry \n the paranormalist \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n the power of love \n peter duffie \n robin robertson
1974
paul curry presents
Paul Curry

The Red And The Black

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1974

Paul Curry Presents

53



odds and evens \n spectator always gets two cards and decides whether they have an odd or even total \n paul curry
1974
paul curry presents
Paul Curry

Odds And Evens

1974

Paul Curry Presents

106



gil's game \n spectator cannot win in redblack game in which he has to select groups of one color \n peter kane \n gustave southall \n new pentagram, june 1970
1975
a further card session with peter kane
Peter Kane, Gustave Southall

Gil's Game

Related to

1975

A Further Card Session with Peter Kane

4



gil's spiel \n spectator cannot win in redblack game in which he has to select groups of one color \n peter kane \n gustave southall \n new pentagram
1975
intermagic
Peter Kane, Gustave Southall

Gil's Spiel

Also published here

June 1975

Intermagic
(Vol. 2 No. 4)

84



false deal deluxe \n pseudo false deal of a straight after one honest riffle shuffle \n nick trost \n false deal deluxe \n nick trost
1975
gambling tricks with cards — part one
Nick Trost

False Deal Deluxe

Also published here

1975

Gambling Tricks with Cards — Part One

3



highcard poker \n poker deal from packet of high cards, spectators receive acehigh straights, performer gets winning four of a kind, uses gilbreath principle \n nick trost \n high card poker deal \n nick trost
1975
gambling tricks with cards — part one
Nick Trost

HighCard Poker

Also published here

1975

Gambling Tricks with Cards — Part One

21



odd man wins! \n \n nick trost \n odd man wins! \n nick trost
1975
gambling tricks with cards — part two
Nick Trost

Odd Man Wins!

Also published here

1975

Gambling Tricks with Cards — Part Two

5



the horse race \n  the repeat
 horce race  riffle shuffle method \n nick trost \n second method \n nick trost
1975
gambling tricks with cards — part two
Nick Trost

The Horse Race

Also published here

1975

Gambling Tricks with Cards — Part Two

10



the lone stranger \n spectator locates own card by unknowingly placing it with a group of cards of a different color \n nick trost \n the lone stranger \n nick trost
1976
subtle card magic — part one
Nick Trost

The Lone Stranger

Also published here

1976

Subtle Card Magic — Part One

5



lesson in larceny \n no. 14, ten card packet, spectator deals cards from top or bottom and gets a straight, performer aces \n roy walton \n lesson in larceny \n roy walton
1976
selfworking card tricks
Roy Walton

Lesson in Larceny

Also published here

1976

SelfWorking Card Tricks

25



grand slam \n gilbreath, duplicate spade cards \n frank garcia \n the perfecto bridge deal \n nick trost
1978
apocalypse
Frank Garcia

Grand Slam

Inspired by

Mar. 1978

Apocalypse
(Vol. 1 No. 3)

29



it's a set up \n several cards dealt in hands of five, performer is able to guess if cards are red or black from chosen hand \n roy walton \n it's a set up \n roy walton
1979
that certain something...
Roy Walton

It's a Set Up

Also published here

1979

That Certain Something...

8



esp 7 card draw \n spectator takes cards from two piles, set of cards is predicted \n nick trost
1979
esp card magic
Nick Trost

ESP 7 Card Draw

1979

ESP Card Magic

11



million to one esp \n five cards chosen, they make up a full set of esp cards \n nick trost
1979
esp card magic
Nick Trost

Million to One ESP

1979

ESP Card Magic

14



magnetic coincidence \n selection by spectator and performer are found next to each other by stop procedure, marked and half forcing deck, gilbreath \n paul swinford
1980
arcane
Paul Swinford

Magnetic Coincidence

1980

Arcane
(Issue 2)

15



the constant straight routine \n straights show up despite shuffling and mixing, seven phases, with packet \n jeff busby \n polar repulsion straights \n jeff busby
1980
curioser
Jeff Busby

The Constant Straight Routine

Related to

1980

Curioser

21



polar repulsion straights \n "the same as constant straight routine only more so!" \n jeff busby \n the constant straight routine \n jeff busby
1980
curioser
Jeff Busby

Polar Repulsion Straights

Related to

1980

Curioser

24



by two and two \n one riffle shuffle, then pairs turned up, when oddcolored, the next pair is also oddcolored, when match, then the next is match \n karl fulves
1981
origins
Karl Fulves

By Two And Two

1981

Origins

54



centering \n one riffle shuffle, five cards considered, center card named when seeing some of the others \n karl fulves \n a footnote on selfcentering stacks \n karl fulves
1981
origins
Karl Fulves

Centering

Related to

1981

Origins

55



it's a set up \n several cards dealt in hands of five, performer is able to guess if cards are red or black from chosen hand \n roy walton \n it's a set up \n roy walton
1981
the complete walton — volume 1
Roy Walton

It's a Set Up

Also published here

1981

The Complete Walton — Volume 1

171



allfair poker \n real shuffle, yet straights for all and royal flush for performer, gilbreath \n bob king
1982
best of friends
Bob King

AllFair Poker

1982

Best of Friends

267



"mish mosh" \n gilbreath and dealing procedure to separate suits, nonfaro method of a justin branch effect \n reinhard müller \n justin branch \n mish mosh tellavision \n marty kane
1982
best of friends
Reinhard Müller, Justin Branch

"Mish Mosh"

Variations

1982

Best of Friends

314



cardputer \n using number cards, numbers on both sides \n alex east \n numeralohgee \n amazing randi \n shigeo futagawa \n musical \n alex east
1982
spellbinder
Alex East

Cardputer

Inspired byRelated to

1982

SpellBinder
(Vol. 2 No. 14)

264



rot und schwarz \n spectator arrange the deck, cards are in red/black pairs except the aces \n paul curry \n the red and the black \n paul curry
1982
intermagic
Paul Curry

Rot und Schwarz

Also published here

July 1982

Intermagic
(Vol. 9 No. 2)

68



trackinback \n ndo deck dealt into four piles, spectator removes a value pair from any pile which is divined by performer, riffle shuffle connection \n karl fulves \n the missing pair \n charles t. jordan
1983
after jordan
Karl Fulves

Trackinback

Inspired by

1983

After Jordan

3



impromptu faro box \n red black betting game \n karl fulves
1983
a history of the brainwave principle
Karl Fulves

Impromptu Faro Box

1983

A History of the Brainwave Principle

29



straight slam \n spectator shuffles, yet top thirteen cards are straight from ace to king, gilbreath \n doug canning \n tom craven
1984
apocalypse
Doug Canning, Tom Craven

Straight Slam

Apr. 1984

Apocalypse
(Vol. 7 No. 4)

908



straight prediction \n spectator shuffles and deals a bit and ends up with five cards: tenhigh straigt, predicted \n doug canning \n tom craven
1984
apocalypse
Doug Canning, Tom Craven

Straight Prediction

Apr. 1984

Apocalypse
(Vol. 7 No. 4)

908



gilbreath in the escorial \n sorting in four suits \n reinhard müller \n do as i do suit separation \n nick trost
1984
arcane
Reinhard Müller

Gilbreath in the Escorial

Variations

1984

Arcane
(Issue 11)

150



counter feat \n spectator finds his card at some position \n philip t. goldstein
1984
thequal
Philip T. Goldstein

Counter Feat

1984

Thequal

6



stack a pack \n no. 33, explanation of gilbreath principle with only the top and bottom two cards of the deck \n karl fulves
1984
more selfworking card tricks
Karl Fulves

Stack a Pack

1984

More SelfWorking Card Tricks

45



magnetic colors \n no. 34, "this routine was independently devised by gene finnell, norman gilbreath and others" \n norman gilbreath
1984
more selfworking card tricks
Norman Gilbreath

Magnetic Colors

1984

More SelfWorking Card Tricks

46



selfmatching colors \n no. 35, alternated redblack stack shuffled, when a pair matches, the performer knows the color, kind of opposite gilbreath \n unknown
1984
more selfworking card tricks
Unknown

SelfMatching Colors

1984

More SelfWorking Card Tricks

47



a devilish secret \n no. 36, deck riffle shuffled once, pairs turned up, when a color match occurs, the next pair is a match of opposite colors \n unknown
1984
more selfworking card tricks
Unknown

A Devilish Secret

1984

More SelfWorking Card Tricks

47



esp + math \n no. 37, packet of cards is shuffled and distributed, performer knows who has a pair in his cards \n karl fulves \n esp + math \n karl fulves \n charles hudson \n psychic poker \n woody aragón
1984
more selfworking card tricks
Karl Fulves

ESP + Math

Related toAlso published here

1984

More SelfWorking Card Tricks

48



color prophecy \n no. 38, performer predicts which redblack pairs will match when two halves are dealt after a shuffle \n gene finnell \n color prophecy \n gene finnell
1984
more selfworking card tricks
Gene Finnell

Color Prophecy

Also published here

1984

More SelfWorking Card Tricks

49



posinegative cards \n no. 41, magnetic colors variation \n j. w. sarles \n posinegative cards \n j. w. sarles
1984
more selfworking card tricks
J. W. Sarles

PosiNegative Cards

Also published here

1984

More SelfWorking Card Tricks

53



incorporated color control \n no. 42, number of colormatching pairs kind of predicted after riffle shuffle \n karl fulves \n incorporated color control \n karl fulves
1984
more selfworking card tricks
Karl Fulves

Incorporated Color Control

Also published here

1984

More SelfWorking Card Tricks

54



why you can't win \n no. 43, deck riffle shuffled and dealt into four piles, top cards turned over by player simultaneously and redblack outcome used for betting game \n karl fulves
1984
more selfworking card tricks
Karl Fulves

Why You Can't Win

1984

More SelfWorking Card Tricks

55



the omega bet \n no. 73, card pushed faceup in center and deck dealt in pairs, pair with faceup card matches or not, multiple phases \n karl fulves \n the omega bet  updated \n nick trost \n al thatcher \n matching wits \n bob king \n the compleat gamester \n karl fulves \n dollar deal \n roberto giobbi \n pinochle marriages routine i \n nick trost
1984
more selfworking card tricks
Karl Fulves

The Omega Bet

Related toVariations

1984

More SelfWorking Card Tricks

107



the mockingbird \n missing card divined, part of the "birds of prey" locations, palindromic rosary stack \n philip t. goldstein
1986
amperthand
Philip T. Goldstein

The Mockingbird

1986

Amperthand

1



the diagonal relationship \n after riffle shuffle spectator takes pairs, turns one over and guesses color of other card, performer is always right \n karl fulves
1986
color capture
Karl Fulves

The Diagonal Relationship

1986

Color Capture

2



pristine \n after riffle shuffle pairs are dealt, all have matching colors \n karl fulves
1986
color capture
Karl Fulves

Pristine

1986

Color Capture

6



nexto \n two positions in deck decided upon by spectator and performer, after riffle shuffle those positions are counted to and the prediction that one is of each color is verified \n karl fulves
1986
color capture
Karl Fulves

Nexto

1986

Color Capture

7



memory mix \n after riffle shuffle performer memorizes order, deck dealt into two heaps, performer announces number of matching color pairs in one heap \n karl fulves \n black magic \n karl fulves \n black magic notes \n karl fulves
1986
color capture
Karl Fulves

Memory Mix

Related to

1986

Color Capture

8



chain of events \n discussion of redblack pair relationship properties after riffle shuffle \n karl fulves
1986
color capture
Karl Fulves

Chain of Events

1986

Color Capture

10



smart modem \n twelve red and twelve black cards, cards shuffled and dealt into two heaps by spectator, paper slips with "match" and "no match" used to predict whether pairs match in color, with variations:
 smart alek (getting some pairs wrong on purpose)
 which colors? (predicting colors as well)
 machine dream (incorporating money machine prop)
 read this first \n karl fulves
1986
color capture
Karl Fulves

Smart Modem

1986

Color Capture

12



colorite \n after riffle shuffle and deal into two halves, performer divines color of top card of spectator's pile, repeated for all cards \n karl fulves
1986
color capture
Karl Fulves

Colorite

1986

Color Capture

20



the 56910 system \n discussion of riffle shuffle of alternating setup \n karl fulves \n background \n karl fulves
1986
color capture
Karl Fulves

The 56910 System

Related to

1986

Color Capture

28



humthing \n cards with names of different songs, chosen one is played / divined, using nonexistent titles that sound plausible \n philip t. goldstein \n princess of the opera \n ted lesley
1986
mix '86
Philip T. Goldstein

Humthing

Related to

1986

Mix '86

2



the schizoid rosary \n two piles created from deck, number of red card in one and court card in other pile predicted \n philip t. goldstein \n the schizoid rosary \n philip t. goldstein \n predicting red, black and courts \n nick trost
1987
doth
Philip T. Goldstein

The Schizoid Rosary

VariationsAlso published here

1987

Doth

1



esprit \n property about order in esp deck predicted after shuffle \n philip t. goldstein
1987
doth
Philip T. Goldstein

ESPrit

1987

Doth

9



calvinist poker \n spectator chooses five cards after shuffle, prediction about cards made \n philip t. goldstein \n kismet poker \n jonas ljung
1987
doth
Philip T. Goldstein

Calvinist Poker

Variations

1987

Doth

14



worlds apart \n one riffle shuffle, pairs laid out \n peter duffie \n invertz \n ben harris \n david faulkner
1987
inspirations
Peter Duffie

Worlds Apart

Variations

1987

Inspirations

17



vernon on gilbreath \n \n dai vernon \n vernon on gilbreath \n dai vernon
1988
the vernon chronicles — volume 2
Dai Vernon

Vernon On Gilbreath

Also published here

1988

The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2

212



invertz \n pairs are deal after one riffle shuffle, top cards turned over, two chosen and exchanged, later located \n ben harris \n david faulkner \n worlds apart \n peter duffie
1988
off the wall
Ben Harris, David Faulkner

Invertz

Inspired by

1988

Off the Wall

24



game law \n deck mixed faceup/facedown, deck riffle shuffled twice by spectator, groups of four cards each are dealt, spectator never gets a packet with four cards in same orientation
 elaboration (an alternative presentation) \n roy walton \n ibidem
1988
the complete walton — volume 2
Roy Walton

Game Law

Also published here

1988

The Complete Walton — Volume 2

56



another prediction trick \n deck shuffled faceup/facedown, spectator deals in pairs and makes heaps according to orientation of pair, choses one heap, its red/black composition is predicted \n roy walton
1988
the complete walton — volume 2
Roy Walton

Another Prediction Trick

1988

The Complete Walton — Volume 2

94



foundtwo cards \n two card location with a riffle shuffle by the spectator \n roy walton \n ibidem
1988
the complete walton — volume 2
Roy Walton

FoundTwo Cards

Also published here

1988

The Complete Walton — Volume 2

102



second thoughts on gilbreath \n color matching routine in which the spectator and performer deal cards alternating \n roy walton \n ibidem
1988
the complete walton — volume 2
Roy Walton

Second Thoughts On Gilbreath

Also published here

1988

The Complete Walton — Volume 2

130



second thoughts on gilbreath "again" \n color matching routine in which the spectator and performer deal cards alternating
 alternative presentation (no seconds required) \n roy walton \n ibidem
1988
the complete walton — volume 2
Roy Walton

Second Thoughts On Gilbreath "Again"

Also published here

1988

The Complete Walton — Volume 2

134



come out, come out, wherever you are \n \n roy walton \n ibidem
1988
the complete walton — volume 2
Roy Walton

Come Out, Come Out, Wherever You Are

Also published here

1988

The Complete Walton — Volume 2

135



mocha \n removed esp card divined with other cards \n philip t. goldstein
1989
fifth
Philip T. Goldstein

Mocha

1989

Fifth

1



interrupted gilbreath principle \n \n philip t. goldstein
1989
fifth
Philip T. Goldstein

Interrupted Gilbreath Principle

1989

Fifth

2



encounter \n duplicate found in second deck when number is counted down, "interrupted gilbreath principle" \n philip t. goldstein
1989
fifth
Philip T. Goldstein

Encounter

1989

Fifth

2



knowker \n performer divines high card in poker hand, then full hand \n philip t. goldstein
1989
fifth
Philip T. Goldstein

Knowker

1989

Fifth

8



the schizoid rosary \n two piles created from deck, number of red card in one and court card in other pile predicted \n philip t. goldstein \n the schizoid rosary \n philip t. goldstein
1989
a phil goldstein collection
Philip T. Goldstein

The Schizoid Rosary

Also published here

1989

A Phil Goldstein Collection

87



order please \n deck shuffled faceup/facedown, performer arranges half the deck to match faceup/facedown sequence of other half \n bob king \n lineup \n nick trost \n perfect match \n bob king
1989
magician foolers
Bob King

Order Please

Inspired byAlso published here

1989

Magician Foolers

5



straight away \n despite spectator's shuffling, two straights are dealt, gilbreath \n harry lorayne \n lucky at poker \n nick trost \n strictly straight poker \n nick trost
1990
trend setters
Harry Lorayne

Straight Away

Variations

1990

Trend Setters

251



humthing \n cards with names of different songs, chosen one is played / divined, using nonexistent titles that sound plausible \n philip t. goldstein
1990
nycanotes
Philip T. Goldstein

Humthing

1990

NYCANOTES

5



janushuffle \n double sided esp cards, "polyhedronal approach to the gilbreath principle" \n philip t. goldstein
1991
thavant
Philip T. Goldstein

Janushuffle

1991

Thavant

37



a clash of symbols \n three phase esp routine with cards in envelopes which also have symbols, "threesided approach to the gilbreath principle" \n philip t. goldstein \n a clash of symbols \n max maven \n a clash of symbols \n philip t. goldstein \n a clash of symbols \n philip t. goldstein \n a clash of symbols \n philip t. goldstein \n a clash of symbols \n philip t. goldstein \n a clash of symbols \n philip t. goldstein \n a clash of symbols \n philip t. goldstein \n a clash of symbols \n philip t. goldstein \n a clash of symbols \n philip t. goldstein \n routine two: forecloser \n chuck hickok \n a clash of symbols \n max maven \n a clash of symbols \n max maven \n pay envelope miracle \n burton s. sperber
1991
thavant
Philip T. Goldstein

A Clash of Symbols

Related toVariationsAlso published here A Clash of Symbols (Max Maven, 2016)
 A Clash of Symbols (Philip T. Goldstein, 2003)
 A Clash of Symbols (Philip T. Goldstein, 2003)
 A Clash of Symbols (Philip T. Goldstein, 2002)
 A Clash of Symbols (Philip T. Goldstein, 2000)
 A Clash of Symbols (Philip T. Goldstein, 2000)
 A Clash of Symbols (Philip T. Goldstein, 2000)
 A Clash of Symbols (Philip T. Goldstein, 1999)
 A Clash of Symbols (Philip T. Goldstein, 1998)
 A Clash of Symbols (Max Maven, 2009)
 A Clash of Symbols (Max Maven, 2011)

1991

Thavant

41



humthing \n cards with names of different songs, chosen one is played / divined, using nonexistent titles that sound plausible \n philip t. goldstein
1991
music city conclave 1992 notes
Philip T. Goldstein

Humthing

1991

Music City Conclave 1992 Notes

4



zenvelopes \n ten esp cards in envelopes are sorted in pairs by spectator \n philip t. goldstein \n tenvelopes \n karl fulves \n rhine testing \n jerry k. hartman \n philip t. goldstein
1991
music city conclave 1992 notes
Philip T. Goldstein

Zenvelopes

Inspired byVariations

1991

Music City Conclave 1992 Notes

8



the honest cheat \n spectator tries to match suit distribution of a poker hand that is set aside, spectator is allowed to cheat but loses, performer wins \n roy walton \n marked improvement \n karl fulves \n straight shuffle variation \n peter duffie \n pokericulous \n peter duffie \n the honest cheat \n roy walton
1991
swindle sheet
Roy Walton

The Honest Cheat

Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here

1991

Swindle Sheet
(Issue 4)

41



a trick fragment \n predicting that all pairs come off with a red and a black card after riffle shuffle in offbeat way \n karl fulves
1992
deceptive practices
Karl Fulves

A trick fragment

1992

Deceptive Practices

26



an antimiraskil card problem \n miraskillgilbreathcombination posed as problem \n karl fulves
1992
deceptive practices
Karl Fulves

An antiMiraskil card problem

1992

Deceptive Practices

52



a martian chronicle \n \n karl fulves
1992
deceptive practices
Karl Fulves

A Martian Chronicle

1992

Deceptive Practices

75



witness \n six spectators with cards and pens, one of them writes an x on his card behind performers back, those with red cards must speak truth, black must lie, performer finds murderer \n karl fulves \n keith downs (abra #2362) \n partner in crime \n sam schwartz \n witness \n karl fulves \n pack of lies \n karl fulves \n clue \n jack yates
1992
deceptive practices
Karl Fulves

Witness

Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here

1992

Deceptive Practices

78



some indifference \n two cards chosen, sum and difference of those values, number of cards as prediction, henry christ's "the difference and the sum" \n philip t. goldstein \n school daze \n roy walton \n a note from roy walton \n roy walton
1992
profile
Philip T. Goldstein

Some Indifference

Inspired byVariations

June 1992

Profile
(Issue 8)

7



fair play \n pairs taken from two halves, pairs of same suit give a point, performer wins, reverse gilbreath \n roy walton \n draw poker \n peter duffie
1992
opus
Roy Walton

Fair Play

Variations

Sep. 1992

Opus
(Vol. 4 No. 5)

10



gentleman's bet \n bet, red / black or pairs, performer wins always, gilbreath \n steve beam \n color match \n joe anderson
1993
semiautomatic card tricks
Steve Beam

Gentleman's Bet

Variations

1993

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks

7



unbeatable \n red / black or pairs, performer wins bet all the time, is able to let spectator win on his demand, gilbreath \n john riggs
1993
semiautomatic card tricks
John Riggs

Unbeatable

1993

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks

9



color vision \n performer always guesses color of cards correctly \n steve beam \n color vision \n steve beam \n mish mosh tellavision \n marty kane \n mish mosh tellavision \n marty kane \n color vision \n steve beam \n errata \n steve beam \n errata \n steve beam
1993
semiautomatic card tricks
Steve Beam

Color Vision

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1993

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks

11



guess again \n eight cards are placed outjogged into tabled spread, cards dealt in pairs, color matches with outjogged cards \n karl fulves \n the compleat gamester \n karl fulves \n guess again \n karl fulves \n guess again \n karl fulves \n omega suits \n nick trost
1993
rigmarole
Karl Fulves

Guess Again

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1993

Rigmarole
(Issue 5)

55



guess again \n explanation of the principle at work, with variation in which five cards are put into five packets, packets dealt in pairs and color matches are found \n karl fulves \n guess again \n karl fulves
1993
verbatim
Karl Fulves

Guess Again

Related to

1993

Verbatim
(Issue 5)

43



principles and deceptions \n "an easy look through the arithmetical principles of card magic  part 1"
 the gilbreath principle
 gilbreath's "second" principle \n peter duffie \n principles and deceptions \n peter duffie \n suitcase \n roy walton
1993
profile
Peter Duffie

Principles and Deceptions

Related toVariations

Apr. 1993

Profile
(Issue 13)

11



principles and deceptions \n "an easy look through the arithmetical principles of card magic  part 2"
 the gilbreath principle (continued)
 gilbreath without the shuffle \n peter duffie \n principles and deceptions \n peter duffie
1993
profile
Peter Duffie

Principles and Deceptions

Related to

June 1993

Profile
(Issue 14)

6



straight shuffle variation \n twentycard packet, spectator cuts and removes five cards from top or bottom as he pleases, repeated two more times, all have royal flushes \n peter duffie \n a straight shuffle \n roy walton \n the honest cheat \n roy walton
1993
profile
Peter Duffie

Straight Shuffle Variation

Inspired by

June 1993

Profile
(Issue 14)

7



color vision \n performer always guesses color of cards correctly \n steve beam \n color vision \n steve beam
1993
magic with no entertainment value ii
Steve Beam

Color Vision

Also published here

1993

Magic with No Entertainment Value II

14



shufflegram \n  first avenue
 second avenue \n philip t. goldstein \n stewart james \n "webster had a word for it" (stewart james, linking ring)
1994
thabbatical
Philip T. Goldstein, Stewart James

Shufflegram

Inspired by "Webster Had A Word For It" (Stewart James, Linking Ring)

1994

Thabbatical

38



chromagnon \n memory demonstration of red/black order \n philip t. goldstein
1994
thabbatical
Philip T. Goldstein

Chromagnon

1994

Thabbatical

121



red square \n guessing color of next card, spectator has chance score, performer all correct \n karl fulves
1994
crooked tales
Karl Fulves

Red Square

1994

Crooked Tales

51



suitcase \n fourcard groups made after shuffling procedure, they all contain one of each suit \n roy walton \n principles and deceptions \n peter duffie \n camouflage \n roy walton
1994
profile
Roy Walton

Suitcase

Inspired byRelated to

Feb. 1994

Profile
(Issue 18)

10



principles and deceptions \n "an easy trip through the arithmetical principles of card magic  part 6"
additions and corrections by jeff busby and max maven on previous columns, idea of cutting between a red or black pair in gilbreath tricks \n peter duffie
1994
profile
Peter Duffie

Principles and Deceptions

Feb. 1994

Profile
(Issue 18)

11



mixed reaction \n miraskill & gilbreath \n peter duffie
1995
duffie's card compulsions
Peter Duffie

Mixed Reaction

1995

Duffie's Card Compulsions

182



the vegas connection \n gilbreath thing \n peter duffie
1995
duffie's card compulsions
Peter Duffie

The Vegas Connection

1995

Duffie's Card Compulsions

190



the mockingbird \n missing card divined, part of the "birds of prey" locations \n philip t. goldstein
1995
connotes
Philip T. Goldstein

The Mockingbird

1995

Connotes

2



point spread \n red/black game in several phases played by two spectators, performer predicts difference between number of red and black cards, repeat, shufflebored finale \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Point Spread

1995

Simply Simon

3



perfect match \n deck shuffled faceup/facedown, performer arranges half the deck to match faceup/facedown sequence of other half \n bob king \n lineup \n nick trost \n order please \n bob king
1996
apocalypse
Bob King

Perfect Match

Inspired byAlso published here

Apr. 1996

Apocalypse
(Vol. 19 No. 4)

2629



the mockingbird \n missing card divined, part of the "birds of prey" locations \n philip t. goldstein
1996
desert seminar notes
Philip T. Goldstein

The Mockingbird

1996

Desert Seminar Notes

3



zenvelopes \n ten esp cards in envelopes are sorted in pairs by spectator \n philip t. goldstein \n tenvelopes \n karl fulves
1996
desert seminar notes
Philip T. Goldstein

Zenvelopes

Inspired by

1996

Desert Seminar Notes

6



draw poker \n gilbreath principle in the form that cards are taken from two piles to make up poker hands, two spectators do this and get straight flushes \n peter duffie \n fair play \n roy walton \n strictly straight poker \n nick trost
1996
untold
Peter Duffie

Draw Poker

Inspired byVariations

1996

Untold

9



blakjak \n some cards exchanged, yet perfect blackjack hands show up \n peter duffie
1996
method in effect
Peter Duffie

Blakjak

1996

Method in Effect

19



last (gil)breath \n gilbreath, face up face down mess \n richard vollmer
1997
apocalypse
Richard Vollmer

Last (Gil)Breath

Dec. 1997

Apocalypse
(Vol. 20 No. 12)

2869



false deal deluxe \n pseudo false deal of a straight after one honest riffle shuffle \n nick trost \n false deal deluxe \n nick trost
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost

False Deal Deluxe

Also published here

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

87



odd man wins! \n presentation by mack picknick \n nick trost \n oddly enough \n simon aronson \n odd man wins! \n nick trost
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost

Odd Man Wins!

VariationsAlso published here

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

93



the omega bet  updated \n multiple prediction of whether selected cards matched color, last phase uses gilbreath \n nick trost \n al thatcher \n the compleat gamester \n karl fulves \n the omega bet \n karl fulves \n the omega particle \n steve beam \n the ark maneuver \n steve beam \n the charm \n steve beam
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost, Al Thatcher

The Omega Bet  Updated

Inspired byRelated toVariations

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

96



second method \n alternative method for "horse race" using gilbreath principle \n nick trost \n the horse race \n nick trost
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost

Second Method

Also published here

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

102



highcard poker deal \n poker deal from packet of high cards, spectators receive acehigh straights, performer gets winning four of a kind, uses gilbreath principle \n nick trost \n high card poker deal \n nick trost
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost

HighCard Poker Deal

Also published here

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

113



calling the hands \n \n nick trost \n esp + math \n karl fulves
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost

Calling the Hands

Inspired by

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

115



psychic poker \n similar to previous "calling the hands" \n nick trost
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost

Psychic Poker

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

117



seven card draw prediction \n predicted number of red/black cards selected, taking cards from top and bottom \n nick trost
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost

Seven Card Draw Prediction

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

123



double poker hand prediction \n comes from bill miesel's notes, performed in 1968 \n nick trost
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost

Double Poker Hand Prediction

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

124



subtle location with the gilbreath principle \n \n nick trost
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost

Subtle Location with the Gilbreath Principle

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

137



the lone stranger \n card located by being in bank of opposite colors \n nick trost \n the lone stranger \n nick trost
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost

The Lone Stranger

Also published here

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

138



lineup \n gilbreath principle, arranging face up/down cards in same order \n nick trost \n perfect match \n bob king \n order please \n bob king \n lineup and psychic ability \n nick trost
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost

Lineup

Variations

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

149



blindsight \n gilbreath principle, shuffle two decks together \n nick trost \n a coincidence and divination routine \n nick trost
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost

BlindSight

Variations

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

162



three chances in 26 \n updated handling of "one chance in 26" (nick trost, the new tops, may 1965) with gilbreath and two more selections \n nick trost \n u. f. grant \n diabolical transposition \n charles t. jordan
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost, U. F. Grant

Three Chances in 26

Inspired by

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

175



the tictactoe divination \n deck of 'x's and 'o's, match order of 'x's and 'o's. \n nick trost
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost

The TicTacToe Divination

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

185



gilbreath aces \n four aces lost in deck, spectator deals through deck and locates aces \n nick trost \n an ace opener described by oscar weigle jr. (the dragon, june 1939), credited to steve belchou
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost

Gilbreath Aces

Inspired by an Ace opener described by Oscar Weigle Jr. (The Dragon, June 1939), credited to Steve Belchou

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

225



crooked dealing \n pseudo gambling demo for seconds, bottoms and centers \n nick trost \n al thatcher \n a straight deal \n dai vernon
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost, Al Thatcher

Crooked Dealing

Inspired by

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

228



zensgilbreath poker deal \n any poker hand called for \n nick trost \n al thatcher \n michael f. zens \n "the zens quadruple poker trick" (m. f. zens, 1931) \n any hand called for \n michael f. zens \n karl fulves \n superduper poker deal \n al thatcher
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost, Al Thatcher, Michael F. Zens

ZensGilbreath Poker Deal

Inspired byRelated to

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

232



the perfecto bridge deal \n duplicate spades \n nick trost \n grand slam \n frank garcia \n "two grand slams" (charles hudson, the linking ring, may 1980)
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost

The Perfecto Bridge Deal

Variations

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

235



straight poker deal \n deal from shuffled deck, spectators get straight, performer get full house. \n nick trost \n sucker punch \n friedrich roitzsch
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost

Straight Poker Deal

Variations

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

236



pinochle deal \n uses pinochle deck \n nick trost
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost

Pinochle Deal

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

239



gin rummy deal \n \n nick trost
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost

Gin Rummy Deal

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

257



coon can deal \n gives description and history of game \n nick trost
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost

Coon Can Deal

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

261



specialdeck blackjackpoker deal \n blackjack and poker combined demo \n nick trost \n trost's blackjackpoker routine \n nick trost
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost

SpecialDeck BlackjackPoker Deal

Related to

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

265



canasta deal \n \n nick trost \n uruguay canasta deal \n nick trost
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost

Canasta Deal

Related to

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

270



uruguay canasta deal \n \n nick trost \n canasta deal \n nick trost
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost

Uruguay Canasta Deal

Related to

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

273



international canasta deal \n \n nick trost
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost

International Canasta Deal

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

274



gilbreath principle \n \n norman gilbreath \n "magnetic colors" (norman gilbreath, the linking ring, july 1958)
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Norman Gilbreath

Gilbreath Principle

Related to "Magnetic Colors" (Norman Gilbreath, The Linking Ring, July 1958)

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

316



sympathorder \n half deck faceup and facedown, spectator shuffles, dealt in two piles, they have same faceup/facedown orientation \n wesley james
1997
the magical record and thoughts of wesley james
Wesley James

SympathOrder

1997

The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James

65



the short deck baffler \n challenge location, card freely selected and shuffled, magician finds it \n peter duffie
1997
effortless card magic
Peter Duffie

The Short Deck Baffler

1997

Effortless Card Magic

82



the mockingbird \n missing card divined, part of the "birds of prey" location \n philip t. goldstein
1997
fism '97
Philip T. Goldstein

The Mockingbird

1997

FISM '97

5



mish mosh tellavision \n suits of cards are divined, with fingers, then separation by spectator \n marty kane \n "mish mosh" \n reinhard müller \n justin branch \n color vision \n steve beam
1997
the trapdoor — volume three
Marty Kane

Mish Mosh TellAVision

Inspired by

1997

The Trapdoor — Volume Three
(Issue 64)

1262



a credit to his race \n horse race plot, with particular rules and playing cards, performer wins, interrupted gilbreath principle \n philip t. goldstein \n "derby" (tony koynini, 1952) \n a credit to his race \n max maven
1997
the fine print
Philip T. Goldstein

A Credit To His Race

Inspired by "Derby" (Tony Koynini, 1952)
Also published here

1997

The Fine Print
(Issue 5)

95



he has followers \n no. 1, spectator riffle shuffles once and then deals into two piles part of the deck, follow the leader type presentation for color separation, colors marked on backs \n karl fulves
1997
command colors
Karl Fulves

He Has Followers

1997

Command Colors

2



ruse et noir \n no. 2, as many red in one pile as there are black in the other pile \n karl fulves \n ruse b \n karl fulves \n ruse c \n karl fulves \n ruse d \n karl fulves
1997
command colors
Karl Fulves

Ruse et Noir

Variations

1997

Command Colors

6



follow me \n no. 3, spectator follows dealing pattern of performer, backs marked for color \n karl fulves \n posinegative cards \n j. w. sarles \n "you did it" (t.s. ransom, ibidem #16, p. 11) \n database \n karl fulves
1997
command colors
Karl Fulves

Follow Me

Related to

1997

Command Colors

7



color on contact \n no. 11, after some dealing and calculation, the number of red cards in two packets match \n karl fulves
1997
command colors
Karl Fulves

Color on Contact

1997

Command Colors

19



color vision \n performer always guesses color of cards correctly \n steve beam \n color vision \n steve beam
1997
sound effects
Steve Beam

Color Vision

Also published here

1997

Sound Effects

18



basic math \n spectator removes four cards from deck, values are added up to make "lucky number", deck is spread and fourofakind that matches "lucky number" is face up in deck, force of number is essentially the gilbreath principle although not credited as such \n aaron fisher \n lee asher \n mike strange
1997
labyrinth
Aaron Fisher, Lee Asher, Mike Strange

Basic Math

1997

Labyrinth
(Issue 6)

31



company of four \n pack is divided in four packets which are shown to be the suits, gilbreath principle \n roy walton
1998
the looking glass
Roy Walton

Company of Four

1998

The Looking Glass
(Issue 4)

147



expansionism \n memorizing color sequence of 32 cards, but really only sixteen \n karl fulves \n speed reading \n karl fulves \n compression technique \n karl fulves
1998
combo
Karl Fulves

Expansionism

Related to

1998

Combo

38



the mockingbird \n missing card divined, part of the "birds of prey" location, in english and french \n philip t. goldstein
1998
montreal lecture notes — notes de conférence
Philip T. Goldstein

The Mockingbird

1998

Montreal Lecture Notes — Notes de Conférence

3



a clash of symbols \n three phase esp routine with cards in envelopes which also have symbols, "threesided approach to the gilbreath principle", in english and french \n philip t. goldstein \n a clash of symbols \n philip t. goldstein
1998
montreal lecture notes — notes de conférence
Philip T. Goldstein

A Clash of Symbols

Also published here

1998

Montreal Lecture Notes — Notes de Conférence

6



cigar club \n eight picture cards and eight number card are shuffled and cut in half, always one picture and one number card, then spectator removes some cards and does a down under deal with the rest, last card tells amount of removed cards \n marty kane \n ramon rioboo's "6 murders and 6 cops" in "magic" 7/97 \n d/u counter \n gene finnell
1998
the trapdoor — volume three
Marty Kane

Cigar Club

Inspired by

1998

The Trapdoor — Volume Three
(Issue 70)

1451



viewed esp prediction \n cards taken from two packets, matches prediction \n richard osterlind \n speaking volumes \n david regal \n ian rowland
1999
dynamic mysteries
Richard Osterlind

Viewed ESP Prediction

Related to

1999

Dynamic Mysteries

47



the routine \n stack for two hands, both are good but performer wins, spectator can riffle shuffle \n steve mayhew \n the world's greatest card cheat \n jason england \n allan ackerman \n steve mayhew \n bad beat \n jason england
1999
angels may shuffle but the devil still deals
Steve Mayhew

The Routine

Variations

1999

Angels May Shuffle but the Devil Still Deals

9



the principle \n angel shuffle principle, spectator's riffle shuffle does not influence the stack \n steve mayhew
1999
angels may shuffle but the devil still deals
Steve Mayhew

The Principle

1999

Angels May Shuffle but the Devil Still Deals

9



the ultimate doubleduke \n stacking four hands, spectator gets flush, performer full house or four of a kind, gambling demonstration \n steve mayhew
1999
angels may shuffle but the devil still deals
Steve Mayhew

The Ultimate DoubleDuke

1999

Angels May Shuffle but the Devil Still Deals

11



the ultimate gardnermarlo \n spectator shuffles between rounds \n steve mayhew \n gardnermarlo poker routine \n martin gardner \n edward marlo \n lorayne's poker deal \n edward marlo \n harry lorayne \n martin gardner \n gilbreath poker \n matt baker
1999
angels may shuffle but the devil still deals
Steve Mayhew

The Ultimate GardnerMarlo

Related to

1999

Angels May Shuffle but the Devil Still Deals

16



ten card finale \n spectator shuffles again and still loses \n steve mayhew \n the angels may shuffle, but the devil still deals \n steve mayhew
1999
angels may shuffle but the devil still deals
Steve Mayhew

Ten Card Finale

Also published here

1999

Angels May Shuffle but the Devil Still Deals

19



blackjack \n spectator can decide if dealer should draw or not, while performer looks away, he still wins \n steve mayhew
1999
angels may shuffle but the devil still deals
Steve Mayhew

Blackjack

1999

Angels May Shuffle but the Devil Still Deals

22



a credit to his race \n horse race plot, with particular rules and playing cards, performer wins, interrupted gilbreath principle \n philip t. goldstein \n "derby" (tony koynini, 1952)
1999
rocky notes
Philip T. Goldstein

A Credit to His Race

Inspired by "Derby" (Tony Koynini, 1952)

1999

Rocky Notes

3



humthing \n cards with names of different songs, chosen one is played / divined, using nonexistent titles that sound plausible \n philip t. goldstein
1999
baltimore notes
Philip T. Goldstein

Humthing

1999

Baltimore Notes

2



a clash of symbols \n three phase esp routine with cards in envelopes which also have symbols, "threesided approach to the gilbreath principle" \n philip t. goldstein \n a clash of symbols \n philip t. goldstein
1999
baltimore notes
Philip T. Goldstein

A Clash of Symbols

Also published here

1999

Baltimore Notes

7



"seven card draw" prediction \n predicted number of red/black cards selected, taking cards from top and bottom \n nick trost
1999
the fine print
Nick Trost

"Seven Card Draw" Prediction

1999

The Fine Print
(Issue 10)

313



high card poker deal \n poker deal from packet of high cards, spectators receive acehigh straights, performer gets winning four of a kind, uses gilbreath principle \n nick trost \n high card poker deal \n nick trost
1999
cunning card miracles
Nick Trost

High Card Poker Deal

Also published here

1999

Cunning Card Miracles

60



deck memorization \n out of this world with the performer dealing as a memory stunt, g=gilbreath \n michael boden \n deck memorization \n michael boden
1999
cunning card miracles
Michael Boden

Deck Memorization

Also published here

1999

Cunning Card Miracles

72



notes on the gilbreath principle \n tips on gilbreath, how to avoid the problem of spectators cutting to matching colors before the shuffle, tips from gus southall / gene finell \n jerry mentzer
1999
cunning card miracles
Jerry Mentzer

Notes on the Gilbreath Principle

1999

Cunning Card Miracles

74



a clash of symbols \n three phase esp routine with cards in envelopes which also have symbols, "threesided approach to the gilbreath principle" \n philip t. goldstein \n a clash of symbols \n philip t. goldstein
2000
northeast
Philip T. Goldstein

A Clash of Symbols

Also published here

2000

Northeast

6



a credit to his race \n horse race plot, with particular rules and playing cards, performer wins, interrupted gilbreath principle \n philip t. goldstein \n "derby" (tony koynini, 1952)
2000
missouri notes
Philip T. Goldstein

A Credit to His Race

Inspired by "Derby" (Tony Koynini, 1952)

2000

Missouri Notes

3



a clash of symbols \n three phase esp routine with cards in envelopes which also have symbols, "threesided approach to the gilbreath principle" \n philip t. goldstein \n a clash of symbols \n philip t. goldstein
2000
missouri notes
Philip T. Goldstein

A Clash of Symbols

Also published here

2000

Missouri Notes

5



a credit to his race \n horse race plot, with particular rules and playing cards, performer wins, interrupted gilbreath principle \n philip t. goldstein \n "derby" (tony koynini, 1952)
2000
ocmc notes
Philip T. Goldstein

A Credit to His Race

Inspired by "Derby" (Tony Koynini, 1952)

2000

OCMC Notes

2



a clash of symbols \n three phase esp routine with cards in envelopes which also have symbols, "threesided approach to the gilbreath principle" \n philip t. goldstein \n a clash of symbols \n philip t. goldstein
2000
ocmc notes
Philip T. Goldstein

A Clash of Symbols

Also published here

2000

OCMC Notes

5



a credit to his race \n horse race plot, with particular rules and playing cards, performer wins, interrupted gilbreath principle \n philip t. goldstein \n "derby" (tony koynini, 1952)
2000
texas notes
Philip T. Goldstein

A Credit to His Race

Inspired by "Derby" (Tony Koynini, 1952)

2000

Texas Notes

2



a clash of symbols \n three phase esp routine with cards in envelopes which also have symbols, "threesided approach to the gilbreath principle" \n philip t. goldstein
2000
texas notes
Philip T. Goldstein

A Clash of Symbols

2000

Texas Notes

6



done deal \n deck is shuffled twice, second time face up into face down, spectator deals face up cards to himself and face down to performer, performer has a straight flush \n steve beam \n house rules \n steve beam \n preventive poker \n steve beam
2000
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 3
Steve Beam

Done Deal

Variations

2000

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 3

16



house rules \n two decks are shuffled together face up and face down, performer gets a royal flush \n steve beam \n done deal \n steve beam
2000
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 3
Steve Beam

House Rules

Inspired by

2000

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 3

19



matching gilbreath \n after one riffle shuffle, pairs are turned up and shown with one card of each color, pairs tabled, later shown to be redred and blackblack pairs \n peter duffie
2000
new inspirations
Peter Duffie

Matching Gilbreath

2000

New Inspirations

18



thank you norman \n card selected, four cards from another deck added and used to count to selection, with two variations \n tom hubbard
2000
card file two
Tom Hubbard

Thank You Norman

2000

Card File Two

39



deck memorization \n ootw with the performer dealing as a memory stunt, gilbreath
 notes on the gilbreath principle \n michael boden \n deck memorization \n michael boden
2000
card file two
Michael Boden

Deck Memorization

Also published here

2000

Card File Two

62



a credit to his race \n horse race plot, with particular rules and playing cards, performer wins, interrupted gilbreath principle \n philip t. goldstein \n "derby" (tony koynini, 1952)
2000
san francisco notes
Philip T. Goldstein

A Credit To His Race

Inspired by "Derby" (Tony Koynini, 1952)

2000

San Francisco Notes

2



a clash of symbols \n three phase esp routine with cards in envelopes which also have symbols, "threesided approach to the gilbreath principle" \n philip t. goldstein
2000
san francisco notes
Philip T. Goldstein

A Clash of Symbols

2000

San Francisco Notes

6



auto draw \n threehanded draw poker, combination of bottom deal with jonah card ploy \n karl fulves \n automatic gambler \n nick trost \n database \n karl fulves
2000
charlatan
Karl Fulves

Auto Draw

Related toVariations

2000

Charlatan
(Issue 2)

18



don't lie to me \n two spectators get half the pack and either lie or say the truth about each card, magician spots all the lies \n paul curry \n don't lie to me \n paul curry \n reds and blacks \n hector chadwick
2001
paul curry's worlds beyond
Paul Curry

Don't Lie to Me

VariationsAlso published here

2001

Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond

83



oddly enough \n simple game as bet, magician keeps winning \n simon aronson \n odd man wins! \n nick trost
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

Oddly Enough

Inspired by

2001

Try the Impossible

179



a friendly ghost \n no. 51, two cards chosen from two decks match, card also predicted, nonshuffle gilbreath principle (taking cards from top or bottom) \n karl fulves
2001
new selfworking card tricks
Karl Fulves

A Friendly Ghost

2001

New SelfWorking Card Tricks

75



color by touch \n no. 66, small packet shuffled faceup/facedown, performer names number of reds and blacks and sorts them \n unknown
2001
new selfworking card tricks
Unknown

Color by Touch

2001

New SelfWorking Card Tricks

100



guess again \n no. 67, eight cards pushed in deck by spectator and left outjogged, all cards are paired with oddcolored card when cards are dealt off in pairs \n karl fulves \n guess again \n karl fulves
2001
new selfworking card tricks
Karl Fulves

Guess Again

Also published here

2001

New SelfWorking Card Tricks

101



someone like you \n no. 1, five cards chosen from shuffled deck, according to color composition a description of the spectator is read, it's the only one that matches \n karl fulves \n someone like you \n karl fulves
2001
my best selfworking card tricks
Karl Fulves

Someone Like You

Related to

2001

My Best SelfWorking Card Tricks

1



would i lie? \n no. 43, three piles, card in center one remembered, cards taken from outer two piles in any combination, values added to count down to selection, noshuffle gilbreath \n karl fulves
2001
my best selfworking card tricks
Karl Fulves

Would I Lie?

2001

My Best SelfWorking Card Tricks

97



scrabbled \n word built with abc cards is predicted \n steve beam \n scrabbled \n steve beam
2001
handpicked card tricks
Steve Beam

Scrabbled

Also published here

2001

HandPicked Card Tricks

42



gilbreath principle \n in combination with a faro \n norman gilbreath
2002
the boston trick party
Norman Gilbreath

Gilbreath Principle

2002

The Boston Trick Party

14



toll a total, a total lot \n a/k/a must sum
taking cards from two piles \n philip t. goldstein
2002
redivider
Philip T. Goldstein

Toll a Total, a Total Lot

2002

Redivider

21



word row \n forcing a word with alphabet cards \n philip t. goldstein
2002
redivider
Philip T. Goldstein

Word Row

2002

Redivider

23



a clash of symbols \n three phase esp routine with cards in envelopes which also have symbols, "threesided approach to the gilbreath principle" \n philip t. goldstein \n a clash of symbols \n philip t. goldstein
2002
mawny notes
Philip T. Goldstein

A Clash of Symbols

Also published here

2002

Mawny Notes

6



alpha bet \n analysis of stewart james' onecard handling of the gilbreath principle \n steve beam \n package deal \n stewart james \n the spoiler \n steve beam
2002
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 4
Steve Beam

Alpha Bet

Inspired byRelated to

2002

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 4

113



a royal parcel \n \n william goodwin \n package deal \n stewart james
2002
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 4
William Goodwin

A Royal Parcel

Inspired by

2002

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 4

118



repackaged prediction \n several cards are chosen, values added, sum prediction \n scott robinson \n choice cut \n scott robinson \n package deal \n stewart james
2002
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 4
Scott Robinson

Repackaged Prediction

Inspired byVariations

2002

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 4

119



the omega particle \n multiphase betting game \n steve beam \n odds on favorite \n karl fulves \n the omega bet  updated \n nick trost \n al thatcher \n color injection \n bernard weller \n the charm \n steve beam
2002
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 4
Steve Beam

The Omega Particle

Related toVariations

2002

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 4

186



scrabbled \n word built with abc cards is predicted \n steve beam \n scrabbled \n steve beam
2002
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 4
Steve Beam

Scrabbled

Also published here

2002

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 4

200



preventive poker \n deck is shuffled twice, second time face up into face down, spectator deals face up cards to himself and face down to performer, performer has a straight flush, more freedom \n steve beam \n done deal \n steve beam
2002
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 4
Steve Beam

Preventive Poker

Inspired by

2002

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 4

223



humthing \n cards with names of different songs, chosen one is played / divined, using nonexistent titles that sound plausible \n philip t. goldstein
2003
saint louis notes
Philip T. Goldstein

Humthing

2003

Saint Louis Notes

3



a clash of symbols \n three phase esp routine with cards in envelopes which also have symbols, "threesided approach to the gilbreath principle" \n philip t. goldstein \n a clash of symbols \n philip t. goldstein
2003
singapore notes
Philip T. Goldstein

A Clash of Symbols

Also published here

2003

Singapore Notes

7



a clash of symbols \n three phase esp routine with cards in envelopes which also have symbols, "threesided approach to the gilbreath principle" \n philip t. goldstein \n a clash of symbols \n philip t. goldstein
2003
... land notes
Philip T. Goldstein

A Clash of Symbols

Also published here

2003

... Land Notes

7



aunt mary's terrible secret \n threephase redblack game combining miraskill and magnetic colors
 history
 credits
 requirements
 method \n david williamson
2003
aunt mary's terrible secret
David Williamson

Aunt Mary's Terrible Secret

2003

Aunt Mary's Terrible Secret

3



aunt mary's terrible secret \n threephase redblack game combining miraskill and magnetic colors
 history
 credits
 requirements
 method \n david williamson
2003
aunt mary's terrible secret
David Williamson

Aunt Mary's Terrible Secret

2003

Aunt Mary's Terrible Secret

5



the book on color \n red and black cards alternating, ace of spades and hearts pushed in deck, pairs dealt off deck, performer predicts whether the pair with the aces has same colors or not, discussion of principle, "shuffling" (inserting) single cards or few cards into deck \n karl fulves \n cards that see \n karl fulves
2003
off the books
Karl Fulves

The Book On Color

Related to

2003

Off The Books
(Issue 3)

26



gilbreath principle \n explanation and information \n peter duffie \n robin robertson
2003
card conspiracy — vol. 1
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

Gilbreath Principle

2003

Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1

89



the hustler \n cards mixed faceup/facedown, pairs brought forward from behind back, wager whether orientation of the pairs match, aces finale, faro \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n faceup/facedown idea in nick trost's "card problems" (1964)
2003
card conspiracy — vol. 1
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

The Hustler

Inspired by faceup/facedown idea in Nick Trost's "Card Problems" (1964)

2003

Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1

90



dire straights \n ace through ten received after a riffle shuffle by spectator \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n a straight shuffle \n roy walton
2003
card conspiracy — vol. 1
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

Dire Straights

Inspired by

2003

Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1

92



the power of love \n \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n the red and the black \n paul curry
2003
card conspiracy — vol. 1
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

The Power of Love

Inspired by

2003

Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1

97



hours of magic \n \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n "repeat six card test" (esp session, nick trost, 1971)
2003
card conspiracy — vol. 1
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

Hours of Magic

Inspired by "Repeat Six Card Test" (ESP Session, Nick Trost, 1971)

2003

Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1

98



gilbreath plays dominoes \n after a riffle shuffle domino chain made with cards, end and beginning predicted \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n domino effect \n peter duffie \n robin robertson
2003
card conspiracy — vol. 2
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

Gilbreath Plays Dominoes

Inspired by

2003

Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2

66



magnetic miraskill \n \n allan slaight
2004
penumbra
Allan Slaight

Magnetic Miraskill

2004

Penumbra
(Issue 7)

6



scrambled straights \n on rusduck's trick as gilbreath precursor \n russell "rusduck" duck \n karl fulves \n scrambled straights \n russell "rusduck" duck
2004
when psychics play poker
Russell "Rusduck" Duck, Karl Fulves

Scrambled Straights

Related to

2004

When Psychics Play Poker

4



rusduck's riffle \n variation of "colorist" \n karl fulves \n colorist \n karl fulves
2004
when psychics play poker
Karl Fulves

Rusduck's Riffle

Related to

2004

When Psychics Play Poker

8



a rusduckian shuffle \n rusduck's topbottomremoval as analog to riffle shuffle \n karl fulves \n strictly straight \n russell "rusduck" duck
2004
when psychics play poker
Karl Fulves

A Rusduckian Shuffle

Related to

2004

When Psychics Play Poker

9



suit secrets \n what happens when a suit stack is riffle shuffled and groups of different size dealt \n karl fulves
2004
when psychics play poker
Karl Fulves

Suit Secrets

2004

When Psychics Play Poker

12



in case \n what to do when the riffle shuffle was bad in "esp + math" \n karl fulves \n esp + math \n karl fulves
2004
when psychics play poker
Karl Fulves

In Case

Related to

2004

When Psychics Play Poker

24



quicker count \n spectator riffle shuffles deck, deals two tencard piles, moves a card from pile to pile and gives either pile to performer who divines card \n karl fulves
2004
when psychics play poker
Karl Fulves

Quicker Count

2004

When Psychics Play Poker

31



noah count \n pectator riffle shuffles deck, deals a pile and moves two cards from rest into pile which is shuffled and handed to performer who divines both cards \n karl fulves
2004
when psychics play poker
Karl Fulves

Noah Count

2004

When Psychics Play Poker

32



when psychics play poker \n psychic vs. gambler, spectator riffle shuffles, psychic gets seven cards, gambler five, psychic finds two aces and moves around some cards and wins \n karl fulves \n when psychics play poker \n karl fulves
2004
when psychics play poker
Karl Fulves

When Psychics Play Poker

Also published here

2004

When Psychics Play Poker

61



crooked straight \n two straights for performer and spectator, but performer has higher one, performer's hand pops out of banded deck \n karl fulves \n scrambled straights \n russell "rusduck" duck
2004
under tension
Karl Fulves

Crooked Straight

Inspired by

2004

Under Tension

34



humthing \n cards with names of different songs, chosen one is played / divined, using nonexistent titles that sound plausible \n philip t. goldstein
2004
applecture
Philip T. Goldstein

Humthing

2004

Applecture

2



a clash of symbols \n three phase esp routine with cards in envelopes which also have symbols, "threesided approach to the gilbreath principle" \n philip t. goldstein
2004
mindvention notes
Philip T. Goldstein

A Clash of Symbols

2004

MINDvention Notes

7



when psychics play poker \n psychic vs. gambler, spectator riffle shuffles, psychic gets seven cards, gambler five, psychic finds two aces and moves around some cards and wins \n karl fulves \n when psychics play poker \n karl fulves \n database \n karl fulves
2004
latter day secrets
Karl Fulves

When Psychics Play Poker

Related toAlso published here

2004

Latter Day Secrets
(Issue 9)

386



here are some things to think about with this deck. \n various suggestions, applied to miraskill, separating suits (out of escorial) \n michael weber \n dean dill
2005
a new world
Michael Weber, Dean Dill

Here are some things to think about with this deck.

2005

A New World

12



speed reading \n memorizing 40 cards with 5 numbers \n karl fulves \n formations \n karl fulves \n expansionism \n karl fulves
2005
combo ii
Karl Fulves

Speed Reading

Related to

2005

Combo II

69



compression technique \n gilbreath & combo \n karl fulves \n expansionism \n karl fulves
2005
combo ii
Karl Fulves

Compression Technique

Related to

2005

Combo II

74



contract player \n deck first sorted in colors, then suits, by magician \n karl fulves
2005
combo ii
Karl Fulves

Contract Player

2005

Combo II

76



reflex action \n spectator distributes half deck faceup on table, performer deals other half on top and all pairs match color \n karl fulves
2005
combo ii
Karl Fulves

Reflex Action

2005

Combo II

78



visionary \n performer sorts half the deck facedown after a riffle shuffle \n karl fulves
2005
combo ii
Karl Fulves

Visionary

2005

Combo II

80



routine two: forecloser \n envelopes with letters and printed sides of dice, multiple prediction, scrabble themed \n chuck hickok \n a clash of symbols \n philip t. goldstein
2005
mentalism, incorporated: volume two
Chuck Hickok

Routine Two: ForeCloser

Inspired by

2005

Mentalism, Incorporated: Volume Two

129



splitting the difference \n applying gilbreath principle to kennedy's routine \n gordon bean \n "red and black" (john kennedy, genii, vol. 52 no. 9, mar. 1989) \n oomw  out of my world \n joseph barry \n hew by hue \n jerry k. hartman
2005
genii
Gordon Bean

Splitting The Difference

Inspired by "Red and Black" (John Kennedy, Genii, Vol. 52 No. 9, Mar. 1989)
Related toVariations

May 2005

Genii
(Vol. 68 No. 5)

29



bottom deal gilbreath \n twophase deal after an honest riffle shuffle by the spectator, bottom deal demonstration and then fair deal \n nick trost \n the new tops, april 1994
2005
charlatan
Nick Trost

Bottom Deal Gilbreath

Also published here

2005

Charlatan
(Issue 9)

117



sevencard secret \n cards taken from two piles randomly, a sevencard straight is the result \n karl fulves
2006
prolix
Karl Fulves

SevenCard Secret

2006

Prolix
(Issue 1)

31



color injection \n card is turned over in packet, matching pairs win \n bernard weller \n the omega particle \n steve beam
2006
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 6
Bernard Weller

Color Injection

Inspired by

2006

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 6

213



taking the bait \n rules card is placed inside deck and then cards placed on the table in pairs, card next to rule card is predicted \n steve beam
2006
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 7
Steve Beam

Taking the Bait

2006

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 7

22



full boats and empty nets \n two hands of five cards are used and even though spectator shuffled, performer has the mates of spectator's cards \n steve beam
2006
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 7
Steve Beam

Full Boats and Empty Nets

2006

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 7

121



the spoiler \n selection in the deck, several hands dealt, selection will complete good hand \n steve beam \n package deal \n stewart james \n alpha bet \n steve beam
2006
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 7
Steve Beam

The Spoiler

Inspired byRelated to

2006

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 7

127



take this card and shove it \n selection in the deck, several hands dealt, selection will complete good hand, with smaller setup \n steve beam
2006
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 7
Steve Beam

Take this Card and Shove It

2006

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 7

130



the ark maneuver \n card is reversed in center and cards dealt in pairs from top to bottom, cards after reversed card can be divined \n steve beam \n odds on favorite \n karl fulves \n the omega bet  updated \n nick trost \n al thatcher
2006
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 7
Steve Beam

The Ark Maneuver

Inspired byRelated to

2006

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 7

233



bipolar magnetic miraskill \n first miraskill, then slaight's magnetic miraskill (ibidem) with faceup/facedown mixed deck \n michael weber \n bipolar magnetic miraskill \n michael weber
2006
genii
Michael Weber

Bipolar Magnetic Miraskill

Also published here

Aug. 2006

Genii
(Vol. 69 No. 8)

78



magnetic miraskill \n \n allan slaight \n ibidem 31, dec. 1965
2006
genii
Allan Slaight

Magnetic Miraskill

Also published here

Aug. 2006

Genii
(Vol. 69 No. 8)

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