219 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Gambling / Blackjack
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Frank Travers Gambler at Large! stack for demo with several games (Poker, Blackjack, Bridge)
Related to Dec. 1937
The Jinx (Issue 39)
257
Henry Christ Mathematical Black Jacks black Jacks are located via counting
Related toVariations Dec. 1939
The Jinx (Issue 72)
485
Frank Travers big deal? "Rapid Set-up" & "Expert Deal", two special full deck stacks for Stud Poker, Draw Poker, Black Jack, Bridge, Rhummy
June 1941
The Jinx (Issue 142)
799
Paul Studham, Black Jack Magic
1942
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1942)
21
Edward Marlo Marlo's Gambling Routine no set-up, faro shuffle
  • Poker-Rummy-Pinochle
  • Black Jack
  • The Sucker Hand
  • Bridge Honors
Variations 1947 10
Edward Marlo For Cheaters Only punch deal
1947 26
Tony Corinda Some More Tricks Using the Eight Kings Stack
  • (a) Blackjack (Pontoon), winning deal for two people
  • (b) behind back top card is reversed in the deck, card divined
  • (c) three cards in pocket one is selected, fishing
Variations 1958 75
Quote on Blackjack Strategy
Oct. 1960
Ibidem (Issue 22)
32
Allan Slaight The Eclectic Deck stack for seventeen effects, see also p. 29 for comments
  • 1. one of five cards thought of and located
  • 2. card location
  • 3. face-up deal stopped, value used to count to selection
  • 4. spelling to thought-of card
  • 5. open prediction
  • 6. card from packet to pocket
  • 7. two-card transposition
  • 8. card from hand to pocket
  • 9. Aces stacked, then Royal Flush dealt
  • 10. five good hands dealt
  • 11. blackjack demo with rubber-banded deck
  • 12. bridge demo with all Spades
  • 13. three-way transposition
  • 14. two selections reverse
  • 15. card chosen, spelled to and some matching cards found
  • 16. Ace assembly (not explained)
  • 17. Mind Mirror challenge location
  • Final Thoughts
  • Closing Credits (credits for all effects)
Also published here July 1967
Ibidem (Issue 32)
6
Allan Slaight New Deck Progressive faros
  • 1. card counted to by adding to cut-to card values, predicted
  • 2. Ace production
  • 3. Aces lost and spelled to
  • 4. poker deal
  • 5. draw poker deal
  • 6. Rummy demo
  • 7. spelling to card from first effect
  • 8. another poker deal
  • 9. Blackjack deal
  • 10. Bridge deal
Also published here July 1968
Ibidem (Issue 33)
3
Ron Ferris Black Magic any number of hands, performer wins
1969 85
Mickey MacDougall Mickey McDougall Effects - 2) Twenty-one Trick Move No. 400-2, blackjack cheating via turnover of deck
1972 109
Allan Slaight Top Twenty Poker, Gin, Blackjack combination
Inspired byAlso published here July 1973 637
Nick Trost The Blackjack Demonstration blackjack stack
1975 23
Nick Trost Trost's Blackjack-Poker Routine
  • Phase One - Blackjack
  • Phase Two - Poker
Related to 1975 24
Karl Fulves Lottery spectator chooses right card to fill a 21 hand
Related toVariations 1977 258
Ron Ferris, Allan Ackerman Blackjack Player's Delight four ten-values are on table, four selections turn out to be the four Aces to make four blackjacks
Variations 1978 94
Paul Harris, Looy Simonoff Stapled! two jokers stapled back to back, one of them transposes with selection
  • Presentation Idea - Stapled Blackjack
Variations 1978 19
Don Alan Blackjacked brief, suggested as combination
1978 46
Allan Slaight Unkindest Cut Of All rummy and blackjack deal featuring a winning blackjack stack
VariationsAlso published here Apr. 1979
Apocalypse (Vol. 2 No. 4)
186
Paul Gertner Black Jack patter routine with four ace kicker
Related to June 1979
Apocalypse (Vol. 2 No. 6)
214
Karl Fulves The Hole Card Routine small packet blackjack sequence, at one point spectator gets "hole card" with actual hole
  • The Cheat Phase
  • The Finish
  • You Want Footnotes?
1979 15
Paul Harris Black Jack Challenge four blackjacks are produced, Kings and Aces transpose, Aces change into royal flush
  • Cutting for Black Jacks
  • Black Jack Exchange
  • Royal Black Jack
Related toAlso published here 1979 24
Melvin Anderson Apocalypse Variations Or Additions blackjack stack, Gin Rummy
Inspired by Feb. 1980
Apocalypse (Vol. 3 No. 2)
304
Father Cyprian The No-Name Game deck cut and top four cards distributed, replaced, four blackjack games played and the 4 spectators' cards make perfect hands
1980 56
Karl Fulves Beat The System gag money making schemes
(A) The Post Office
(B) Ultimate Blackjack System
1980
Interlocutor (Issue 42)
165
Karl Fulves Linear Blackjack game of Blackjack over the phone, performer knows which card to select to win
VariationsAlso published here 1980 69
Murray Bonfeld Murray Bonfeld's Blackjack System betting strategy with tables and charts
1980 1
Richard Kaufman, Howard Schwarzman Ethereal BlackJack No. 1 three phases, performer wins, then he wins with one card with the second card appearing, then with no card with both cards appearing from empty hands, four handlings of final phase
1981 128
Ken Krenzel, Richard Kaufman Ethereal BlackJack No. 2 same as No. 1, but seated
1981 135
Karl Fulves, Gene Maze Basic Black
  • Poker Problem #4
black jack handed to spectator and five cards dealt into face-down row, spectator finds Ace to make Black Jack, other four cards are Deuces
1981 34
Dan MacMillan Lottery three cards face-down on table, spectator puts ace on the right one to complete a blackjack hand
Inspired byVariations 1981 50
Ken Simmons Playing Against Odds spectator selects right card from 5-card packet to complete blackjack hand, three methods
Inspired by 1981 51
Ken Simmons Technicolor Playing Against Odds spectator selects right card from odd-backed 5-card packet to complete blackjack hand, then this card changes back color to match
1981 53
Ken Simmons Technicolor Playing Against Odds No. 2 spectator selects right card from odd-backed 5-card packet to complete blackjack hand, then other four cards change back color
1981 54
Paul Harris Hit Me Again three jacks dealt, one switched with Ace to make 21
1981 149
Allan Slaight Continued combined with Stud Poker and Lie-Speller
Inspired by May 1982
Apocalypse (Vol. 5 No. 5)
633
Joseph K. Schmidt Blackjack Rules as replay to "Doing the Splits" (Vol. 6 No. 10)
1982
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 3)
1011
Edward Marlo Black Jack spectator finds ace of spades to make perfect black jack hand
1984 280
Paul Harris Seductive Switch "switching" a folded card with unfolded card, using an impromptu fake index
Also published here 1984 10
Frank Zak The Dealer Wins two card change two times, Black Jack presentation
1984 75
Karl Fulves Linear Blackjack No. 30, game of Blackjack over the phone, performer knows which card to select to win
Also published here 1984 41
Karl Fulves Shifting Center No. 2, card counting presentation
1987 54
Karl Fulves Flapjack No. 3, blackjack hands produced as follow-up to last trick
1987 56
Bob King Drunken Black Jack two cards, transformation into black jack, using flap gaff
Inspired by
  • "About Face" (Dealer's item)
Also published here
Aug. 1988
Apocalypse (Vol. 11 No. 8)
1534
Burton Williams Cheating at Single Deck 21 using Slugs two methods for (real) cheating:
  • Taking Off the House
  • Taking Off the Players
Feb. 1988
Epoptica (Issue 11)
540
Karl Fulves Clocking The Deck clock layout on table, made smaller and smaller via elimination, Blackjack remains
Inspired by 1988
The Chronicles (Issue 31)
1369
Karl Fulves Dealdown four perfect blackjacks produced
Related to 1988
The Chronicles (Issue 31)
1370
Ray Grismer A Blackjack Demo Aces and Faces punched
1988 9
Ray Grismer Three to One Blackjack Aces and Faces punched
1988 9
Karl Fulves, Henry Christ Mathejack four jacks produced after some counting
Inspired by 1989 9
Karl Fulves Redblackjack out of five cards spectator picks the right one to complete his blackjack, "The Red Prediction"
Related toVariations 1989 32
Roy Walton Strathjack
Inspired by 1989 33
Harry Levine The Real Las Vegas Split two deuces are split into aces , a card is dealt on each ace forming a blackjack
1989 556
Philip T. Goldstein Beat the Dealer Jack of Spades placed on table and spectator cuts deck in three piles, one is selected and card adds to form a Blackjack
Related to Apr. 1989
Magick (Issue 420)
2099
Bob King Drunken Black Jack two cards, transformation into black jack, flap gaff, reprinted from referenced
Also published here 1989 33
T. Page Wright Gambling Demonstration deck shuffled, some cards dealt, hole cards named by performer, later Aces are dealt
1991 318
Howard Wurst, Karl Fulves One Good Hand one of six cards chosen with die, it makes perfect blackjack with previously dealt Ace, other five cards are a full house
Related to 1991
Swindle Sheet (Issue 6)
69
Karl Fulves Spell Die one of six cards chosen with die, it makes perfect blackjack with previously dealt Ace, other five cards are a full house
Related to 1991
Swindle Sheet (Issue 6)
70
Karl Fulves Hole Card Play cheating method with high-low rough-smooth deck (or different finishes)
1991
Swindle Sheet (Issue 7)
80
Paul Douglas Private Blackjack cheating in casinos
1991
Swindle Sheet (Issue 9)
104
Method of Cheating at Blackjack
1991
Cheat Sheet (Issue 6)
56
Karl Fulves Basic Training on Blackjack strategies
  • Basic Basics
  • Playing the Tables
  • How to Practice
  • Expanding the Options
  • Flashcard Swindles
1991
Cheat Sheet (Issue 6)
57
Karl Fulves The Office Backjack, John Scarne
Related to 1991
Cheat Sheet (Issue 6)
60
Karl Fulves Blackjack Stacks winning hands for dealer in two-handed games
Related to 1992
Swindle Sheet (Issue 10)
115
Karl Fulves The Deck Drop blackjack stack, deck switch choreography
Related to 1992
Cheat Sheet (Issue 10)
95
Karl Fulves Blackjack Stacks
Related to 1992 2
Larry Becker Casino Caper prediction of Roulette, Craps and Blackjack
Inspired by 1992 145
Larry Becker Casino Royale prediction of a chosen casino, amount of money one wagers and outcome of Blackjack game, poker chips with names of casinos and Himber Wallet, comments on pre-show in the introduction (but not used in the effect)
1992 153
Alan Wakeling Psychic Blackjack cards are named by assistant, used in a blackjack game, John Mulholland code
Also published here Dec. 1992
Magic (Vol. 2 No. 4)
44
Ernest Earick One Shuffle - One Winner black jack for any number of players from shuffled deck
1993 173
Edward Marlo Black Jack Versus Poker four ace kicker, three methods
Inspired by 1993
The Olram File (Issue 15)
9
Mel Bennett Blackjack four named years are added, total used to deal four piles, when turned over the bottom cards are two blackjacks
Related to 1993
Rigmarole (Issue 5)
49
Alan Wakeling Psychic Blackjack cards are named by assistant, used in a blackjack game, John Mulholland code
VariationsAlso published here 1993 117
Chuck Smith Blackjack Demo featuring a "never lose"-stack for blackjack
Related to 1994 17
Karl Fulves Blue Moon blackjacks chosen despite random cuts and then counting to twenty-sixth card, spectator's blackjack changes back color
1994 25
Paul Gertner Black Jack Surprise bust blackjack hand changes into four aces
1994 113
Darwin Ortiz Beat the Dealer short blackjack routine
Inspired by
  • "Blackjack Puzzler" (Johnny Piatt, Hugard's Magic Monthly, June 1956, p. 441)
Variations
1995 146
Karl Fulves Blackjack For Three riffle stacking
1995 59
R. Paul Wilson Blackjack Players Blight four ten-values are on table, four selections turn out to be the four Aces to make four blackjacks
Inspired by 1995 8
Paul Harris Blackjack Challenge four blackjacks are produced, Kings and Aces transpose, Aces change into royal flush
Also published here 1996
The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Close-up Entertainer)
125
Paul Harris Seductive Switch "switching" a folded card with unfolded card, using an impromptu fake index
Also published here 1996
The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Close-up Seductions)
167
Karl Fulves Blackjack Cut moving slug of high cards to bottom after shuffle and cut by shill
1996 165
Karl Fulves Bait & Switch using six decks for blackjack game
1996 167
Peter Duffie Blakjak some cards exchanged, yet perfect blackjack hands show up
1996 19
Nick Trost Special-Deck Blackjack-Poker Deal Blackjack and poker combined demo
Related to 1997 265
Wesley James Sneaky Pete's Anytime Blackjack Saloon story presentation, using Tabled Bottom Deal
1997 20
Peter Duffie, Gene Maze Hudson's Hawk Two spectators get perfect Blackjacks from randomized half of the deck by themselves, hands off
1997 157
Doug Edwards Well You Should Have... Blackjack demo with color changes of magician's and spectator's hands
1997 9
Ariel Frailich Splittin' Image Four split into Twos, then into Aces, four Aces change into a blackjack hand of one Jack and one Ace
Inspired by 1997 33
Bob Farmer Face-Up Blackjack
  • Flim-Flam
Also published here Aug. 1997
Magic (Vol. 6 No. 12)
80
Bob Farmer Blackjack Attack (Inspired By Actual Events)
  • Flim-Flam

  • Ordinary Deck Version
  • The Wired Deck Version
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here Oct. 1997
Magic (Vol. 7 No. 2)
84
Steve Benway Stripper Stunt
  • Letters
variation with stripper
Related to Dec. 1997
Magic (Vol. 7 No. 4)
17
Andrew Wimhurst The Natural cards are dealt, shuffled, dealt, same cards
1998 55
Karl Fulves A Gambling Effect performer memorizes a string of cards, then deals 7 blackjack hands and knows who has a good hand
1998 2
Karl Fulves The Dealer's Game memorizing the high cards at blackjack, with practicing tips
1998 15
Karl Fulves Advantage Play
1998 17
Karl Fulves Tracking dealing out sixteen blackjack hands and memorizing the good ones
1998 19
Karl Fulves Count Without Words "The Second Layout", blackjack memory demonstration
1998 23
Karl Fulves The Card Counter "The Judah Shuffle", Tens through Aces used for blackjack presentation, three spectators
1998 39
Mel Bennett Y2K Blackjack four years added, four piles dealt according to sum, they make out two blackjack hands
Related to 1998 277
John Platt Rätsel gefällig? - 1. blackjack gag with Fifteen of Diamonds
1998
Intermagic (Vol. 22 No. 1)
16
Steve Mayhew Ultimate Blackjack spectator deals out many Blackjack hands between the performer and himself, performer always has a great hand (20 or 21) and almost always wins
1998
Labyrinth (Issue 8 - Part 2)
4
Jeff Busby Magnetic Blackjack High-Low separated deck combined with Gilbreath principle
Related to 1998 111
Lew R. Brooks Bughouse Blackjack Fourteen of Spades climax
  • Combined Handling (combining routine with Bughouse Poker)
Related to
  • Blackjack idea in "36 Tricks with FA-KO Cards"
Variations
1998 24
Steve Mayhew Blackjack spectator can decide if dealer should draw or not, while performer looks away, he still wins
1999 22
Steve Mayhew Blackjack Bluff four blackjacks are produced
Also published here 1999 11
Karl Fulves High Low Blackjack
Inspired by 2000
Off The Books (Issue 1)
6
Jerry Mentzer Flourish Aces - Descendents
  • Black Aces to Red Aces to Black Kings
  • Black Jack Deal
  • Flourish Finders
  • Flourish Finders - Alternative
Inspired by 2000 177
Don Alan, Eddie Fields Blackjacked! humorous Blackjack routine, spectator wears glasses to see marked cards, ends with a Blackjack formed by a Fourteen and a Seven
2000 181
James Swain As a Blackjack Switch using Cool Out Move
Sep. 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 9)
64
Karl Fulves The Game of 13 blackjack variation as a three card monte presentation
2000
Charlatan (Issue 3)
27
Fred Robinson Fred Robinson's Blackjack Stack blackjack stack for heads-up game
Related toAlso published here 2000 41
Gary Ward Another Countdown five cards chosen, best blackjack hand made from them which is a twenty, card at twentieth position is Ace of Spades to make it twenty-one
2000 47
Andrew Wimhurst The Natural cards are dealt, shuffled, dealt, same cards
2001 14
Mel Bennett, Stewart James The Blackjack Player No. 75, four years added and piles dealt according to sum, two blackjack hands on top
Related to 2001 114
Karl Fulves Casino Add-On blackjack is placed on top and dealt for two players, blackjack ends up in unexpected hand
2001 98
Karl Fulves Draw-Black six card on table, one removed by spectator, rest is a Full House and removed card fits to matching blackjack card, simultaneous games presentation
Related to 2001 99
R. Paul Wilson D-Generate Gamblers three phases, uses double deal
Inspired by 2001 4
Karl Fulves Cheating At Blackjack: The Spread
Related to 2001
Charlatan (Issue 5)
58
Roberto Giobbi, Frank Travers, Dai Vernon Fantasist at the Card Table draw poker, stud poker, blackjack, bridge
Related to 2003 1285
Bob Farmer Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Blackjack Deal
  • Flim-Flam: The Way of the Scamurai
Blackjack routine with eight cards and Jonah card
Also published here Feb. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 2)
25
Bob Farmer Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Blackjack Deal, Part II: Blackquack
  • Flim-Flam: The Way of the Scamurai
ten card poker deal applied to blackjack
  • Blackquack Showdown
Apr. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 4)
13
Bob Farmer Harry The Cat and The World's Greatest Blackjack Stack
  • Flim-Flam: The Way of the Scamurai
June 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 6)
17
David Solomon Dave's Game Gemini Twins with dollar bills as markers with royal flush kicker
Inspired byVariations 2004 186
Jim Krenz Blackjack Exhibition two rounds, performer gets Blackjack
2004 54
Karl Fulves High-Low Count blackjack system
2004
Charlatan (Issue 8)
96
Karl Fulves Cheating At Blackjack: The Ungaffed Show
Related to 2005
Charlatan (Issue 10)
131
Jack Carpenter Blackjack Lesson multiple phases, ace transformation kicker
Related to 2006 4
Jim Steinmeyer "Five Fiends" Play Blackjack with ten card packet and stack
2006 14
Jamie Badman 21 Forever spectator makes decisions to choose hands for performer and himself, performer wins
2006 17
Jay Ose Cheating Blackjack for named number of players, wining hand at first and second player
2007 27
Karl Fulves Three-Card Blackjack all Sixes, Sevens, Eights used for blackjack type game, performer gives everyone twenty-one
2007 29
Karl Fulves Ace - Deuce - Blackjack with twelve card packet
2007 50
Stewart James The Robot Deck Stack that allows you to do seven routines in a row

Mental Spell, Straight Poker, Stud Poker, Blackjack, Bridge, Scrambled Spelling Bee, Prophetic Card Discovery
2007 53
Stewart James Ten Nights In A Cardroom Multiple phase routine with ten tricks

  • 1. Shuffled deck, you deal and win a game of draw poker
  • 2. Four spectators name a number each, the cards at those positions have the same value
  • 3. You are able to name every card in a hand of poker as it is being dealt
  • 4. Card to pocket, card is lost in the deck by spectator, then card appears in your previously empty pocket. Effect is repeated.
  • 5. Challenge card location
  • 6. Prediction trick
  • 7. You deal yourself good cards for poker
  • 8. You can predict what cards you will receive for poker
  • 9. Blackjack deal, spectator can name any number of hands and you will always win with a blackjack
  • 10. Shuffled deck, you blindfold yourself, you deal for poker and win once again
VariationsAlso published here
  • Marketed by SJ, 1948
2007 84
Nick Trost Duck or Deal Blackjack at the end of a shuffling and dealing procedure, the spectator has created four blackjacks
Inspired by
  • "Blackjacked" (Peter Duffie, The Card Addict, e-book, 2000)
  • "Four Queens" (Bill Simon, Mathematical Magic, 1964)
Related to
2008 89
Allan Slaight The Eclectic Deck stack for seventeen effects
  • 1. one of five cards thought of and located
  • 2. card location
  • 3. face-up deal stopped, value used to count to selection
  • 4. spelling to thought-of card
  • 5. open prediction
  • 6. card from packet to pocket
  • 7. two-card transposition
  • 8. card from hand to pocket
  • 9. Aces stacked, then Royal Flush dealt
  • 10. five good hands dealt
  • 11. blackjack demo with rubber-banded deck
  • 12. bridge demo with all Spades
  • 13. three-way transposition
  • 14. two selections reverse
  • 15. card chosen, spelled to and some matching cards found
  • 16. Ace assembly (not explained)
  • 17. Mind Mirror challenge location
  • Final Thoughts
  • Closing Credits (credits for all effects)
Also published here 2008 36
Allan Slaight New Deck Progressive faros
  • 1. card counted to by adding to cut-to card values, predicted
  • 2. Ace production
  • 3. Aces lost and spelled to
  • 4. poker deal
  • 5. draw poker deal
  • 6. Rummy demo
  • 7. spelling to card from first effect
  • 8. another poker deal
  • 9. Blackjack deal
  • 10. Bridge deal
Also published here 2008 44
Allan Slaight Top Twenty Poker, Gin, Blackjack combination
Also published here 2008 57
Allan Slaight The Diligent Deck memorized deck stack which offers a couple of poker and gambling deals
Inspired by
  • New Pentagram, March 1976
2008 59
Allan Slaight The Unkindest Cut Of All rummy and blackjack deal featuring a winning blackjack stack
Also published here 2008 66
Fred Robinson Blackjack blackjack stack for heads-up game
Also published here 2009 186
Benjamin Earl The Gambling Lesson various games played, at the end spectator and performer each find four-of-a-kind
Inspired byVariations Jan. 2009
Gambit (Issue 1)
6
Max Maven Blankjack two cards selected by dropping cut cards in deck during deal, those are a blackjack hand and the rest of the deck is blank
Inspired byAlso published here 2009 2
Nick Trost Blackjack, Gin and Poker I
  • Phase One - Blackjack
  • Phase Two - Gin
  • Phase Three - Poker
2009 398
Nick Trost Blackjack, Gin and Poker II
  • Phase One - Gin Rummy
  • Phase Two - Blackjack
  • Phase Three - Five-Handed Poker
  • Phase Four - Four-Handed Poker
2009 399
Caleb Wiles Blackjack Be Quick four piles shuffled together in stages, then an Ace-Jack blackjack hand produced with two-card toss
2009 32
Steve Beam Ace-Split Decision set-up
2010 116
Jeff Pierce The Blackjack Stack instruction card for blackjack game becomes selection,
Inspired by
  • "Side-Swiped" (Simon Aronson, marketed)
2010 189
Steve Mayhew Labyrinth Blackjack authentic and clean
Also published here 2011 27
Max Maven Blankjack two cards selected by dropping cut cards in deck during deal, those are a blackjack hand and the rest of the deck is blank
Also published here 2011 3
Justin Higham Pseudo-Dupe Blackjack Demo hole card switch
2011 25
Justin Higham Behind-the-Hand Switch
  • As a Pseudo Blackjack Switch
  • As a Full Packet Switch
Inspired by 2011 2
Nick Trost Omega Blackjack Aces inserted into table spread to locate good Blackjack hands with Omega Bet Principle
Inspired by 2011 649
Nick Trost Vis-à-vis Blackjack deck shuffled face-up/face-down, pairs dealt to performer and spectator except pairs with same orientation which are discarded, performer wins, "new form of the Gilbreath principle"
2011 651
Nick Trost Dealer's Choice six blank cards are printed into pairs of blackjack hands
VariationsAlso published here
  • marketed 1975
2011 800
Al Thatcher Al Thatcher's Version six blank cards are printed into pairs of blackjack hands
Inspired by 2011 804
Benjamin Earl Poker, Blackjack & Secret Skills short poker and blackjack deal, four court cards in aces transformation
2012 11
Tony Cabral Cheating at Blackjack blackjack demo with selection, sucker element
Inspired by
  • "Blackjack" (Carl Andrews, Magic from Maui)
2012 23
John Born A Blackjack Bet Play blackjack, magician knows what cards are coming up, uses one way backs
2012 102
Jason Ladanye Bringing Down the House missing card named, four naturals after spectators-shuffle procedure
Variations 2013 201
Justin Higham Extended Face-Up Blackjack Deal adding second face-down phase
Inspired by
  • Fred Braue's Blackjack deal, Hugard's Magic Monthly, Jan. 1962
2013 19
Joseph Barry A Blackjack Production four blackjack hands produced
Also published here 2014 10
Paul Harris, Wayne Houchin Unshuffling R. Unshuffling Rebecca Triumph effect, end with a blackjack hand face-up in face-down deck
Inspired byAlso published here 2014 10
Joseph Barry Thanks to Forte shuffle tracking presentation, first winning black jack then poker, card selected in the beginning is missing card for royal flush
2014 4
Joseph Barry A Blackjack Production production of four blackjacks (Aces and Jacks)
Also published here 2014 8
Justin Higham 1-5-4 Blackjack drop stack
  • Version One
  • Version Two
  • End Notes
2014 6
Michael Weber House Advantage number of blackjack wins predicted, Miraskill with number/face-cards
(Real Secrets Bonus sheet)
Also published here Oct. 2014
Real Secrets (Vol. 3 No. 31)
3
Steve Mayhew Labyrinth Blackjack authentic and clean
Also published here 2014 61
Steve Mayhew Blackjack Bluff four blackjacks are produced
Also published here 2014 68
Michael Weber House Advantage number of blackjack wins predicted, Miraskill with number/face-cards
Also published here 2015 9
Steve Beam Moracool A "Moracle" effect which produces the four aces on top of the packets (for poker) and four jacks on the face (for blackjack).
Inspired byRelated to 2015 64
Joshua Jay 242 2.0
  • Phase One: Blackjack
  • Phase Two: 242 Poker
  • Phase Three: Three Handed Poker
Inspired byAlso published here 2015 294
Bob Farmer Part Three: Blackjack Deals chapter intro
  • Eight Card Black Jack
2015 325
Bob Farmer Blind Man's Blackjack with eight cards
2015 328
Bob Farmer The Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Card Blackjack routine with eight cards and Jonah card
Also published here 2015 329
Bob Farmer Blind Man's Blackjack Showdown with eight cards
  • No Gaff Version
2015 330
Bob Farmer Power Blind Man's Blackjack from top of deck
Inspired by 2015 332
Bob Farmer Absolute Power Blind Man's Blackjack with eight cards
  • Blackjack Finale
  • Poker Phase
  • Dice Phase
2015 333
Bob Farmer Blackjack Bonuses chapter intro
2015 347
Bob Farmer Face-Up Blackjack
VariationsAlso published here 2015 347
Bob Farmer Blackjack Attack
  • Ordinary Deck Version
Inspired byAlso published here 2015 351
Max Maven Blackjack of all Trades five methods
2015 353
Roy Walton Grid and Bear It
Variations 2015 356
Harold Cataquet Grid and Bear It II
Inspired by 2015 357
Harold Cataquet World's Greatest Blackjack Stack
2015 358
Karl Fulves Parajack spectator picks one card of three pairs of cards, left-over cards for performer, added up for Blackjack game and performer always wins
Related toVariations 2015
Errata (Issue 1)
8
Karl Fulves The X Games similar procedure to Parajack with face-up cards and poker phase
Inspired byRelated to 2015
Errata (Issue 1)
9
Michael Weber Black Jacks or Better deck cut by inserting a cut card, first blackjack then poker hand dealt from there, secret flopping of half the deck
Feb. 2015
Real Secrets (Vol. 3 No. 35)
1
Michael Weber Killer 21 performer repeatably wins despite shuffling and cutting
Feb. 2016
Operandi (Issue 1)
23
Luke Jermay Four Card Blackjack Ten Card Poker style routine for Blackjack
Dec. 2017
Operandi (Issue 2)
30
Bob Farmer Blackjack Bushwhack packet ends up in magic square configuration for 21
Inspired byAlso published here 2017 1
Patrick G. Redford Blackjack: The House Always Wins with five players, using the Redford Stack
2017 104
Áriston, Bob Farmer Black Jack
2017 143
Michael Weber House Advantage number of blackjack wins predicted, Miraskill with number/face-cards
Also published here 2017 10
John Cottle Blankjack blank deck kicker
Inspired by
  • Luke Jermay routine
Dec. 2018
Operandi (Issue 4)
18
Bob Farmer Blackjack Bushwhack packet ends up in magic square configuration for 21
Also published here 2019 22
Carlos Vaquera Black Jack black Twos as markers with royal flush kicker
Inspired by 2019 53
Lee Asher The Touch
  • Phase One - Cutting For High Card
  • Phase Two - Blackjack
  • Phase Three - Poker - Five Card Draw
May 2020
Elixir (Vol. 3 No. 1 Part 2 (Spring #2))
229
Steve Forte casino slug scam memorizing a short sequence and carrying it
2020 892
Steve Forte high-low stack alternating high-low stack, full or partial
2020 893
Steve Forte Blackjack Switch bad blackjack hand and face of two halves changes into Ace and Jack of Spades, both halves flipped over
2020 958
Steve Forte Blackjack Challenge Deal dealer must draw to twenty-one, stack
  • 1st phase - 7 cards - XXX5655
  • 2nd phase - 8 cards - X9X2XXXX (before the draw)
  • 3rd phase - 7 cards - 6A9X383 (switch dealer's hole-card)
  • 4th phase - 7 cards - 89XXAAA (shuffle first four cards)
  • 5th phase - 12 cards - X9X758332722 (1-3 hands)
2020 1025
Steve Forte Total Recall Scanning shuffled deck, spectator cuts off about a quarter, rest dealt through two at a time, then all missing values named, not easy
  • TRS
  • the system
2020 1037
Steve Beam The Charm Aces are inserted into a pile, they form Blackjack with card next to it, repeated and humorous last phase
Inspired byRelated to 2020 62
Steve Reynolds On Marlo's Gambling Routine with stack, faro
  • Phase One: Poker, Rummy, Pinochle
  • Phase Two: Blackjack
  • Phase Three: Sucker Hand
  • Phase Four: The Bridge Deal
Inspired by 2020
Output (Issue 6)
1
Karl Hein Everyone Loves A Good Polygon blackjack demo that ends in a 4x4 magic square layout for 21
June 2022
Elixir (Vol. 3 No. Florida Issue Part Two)
97
Edward Hass Twenty is Plenty card stapled to another one transposes, Blackjack presentation
Jan. 2022
Genii (Vol. 85 No. 1)
80
Scott Baird Bigger Deal Aces cut to, then good hands for different games dealt (blackjack, bridge, poker)
Inspired by
  • "The Big Deal" (Joshua Jay, download)
Sep. 2022
The Hermit (Vol. 1 No. 9)
404
George McBride Lucky 21 two cards put above and below a lucky card change into a blackjack hand, the lucky card becomes a previously signed selection
2022 80
Derek DelGaudio Muck You performer puts Ace of Spades in his sleeve, blackjack mucking demonstration, repeat with a card in spectator's sleeve, duplicate
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here
  • MAGIC, May 2006
2022 497
Max Maven Blankjack two cards selected by dropping cut cards in deck during deal, those are a blackjack hand and the rest of the deck is blank
VariationsAlso published here 2022 537
Michael Powers Blankjack Redux two cards selected by dropping cut cards in deck during deal, those are a blackjack hand and the rest of the deck is blank which means it transposed with a blank deck shown earlier
Inspired byAlso published here
  • MAGIC, May 2007
2022 614
Joshua Jay 242 2.0
  • Phase One, Blackjack
  • Phase Two, 242 Poker
  • Phase Three, Fifteen Card Poker
Inspired byAlso published here 2022 795
Mark Ennis Natural Disaster spectator glimpses blackjack hand, then it changes
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Feb. 2009
2022 831
Doug Conn All Men Dream of Cheating four blank cards, two blackjack hands are printed, then they change into Royal Flush
Inspired byAlso published here
  • MAGIC, Aug. 2012
2022 1136
Juan Tamariz Grand Poker Demonstration "Vernon Formula Plus"
  • I. Blackjack
  • II. Four Kings
  • III. Four Aces
  • V. The Vernon Poker Demonstration - The Formula
  • The Icing on the Cake: Total Color Separation
Inspired by 2022 34
Jason Ladanye Switch Hitter blackjack themed transposition of signed card in center with one card of a two-card blackjack hand
2023 99