115 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Gambling / Blackjack
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Frank Travers Gambler at Large! stack for demo with several games (Poker, Blackjack, Bridge)Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 39) 257
Henry Christ Mathematical Black Jacks black jacks are located via counting, see also Charles Jordan's "The Keystone Card Discovery"Variations The Jinx 51-100 (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 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 142) 799
Paul Studham, Unknown Black Jack Magic Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1942) 21
Edward Marlo For Cheaters Only punch deal Marlo In Spades 26
Edward Marlo Marlo's Gambling Routine no set-up, faro shuffle
- Poker-Rummy-Pinochle
- Black Jack
- The Sucker Hand
- Bridge Honors
Marlo In Spades 10
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 Mnemonics and Mental Systems 75
Ron Ferris Black Magic any number of hands, performer wins Expert Card Mysteries 85
Allan Slaight Top Twenty Poker, Gin, Blackjack combination The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 9) 637
Karl Fulves Lottery spectator chooses right card to fill a 21 handRelated toVariations Packet Switches (Part Four) 258
Allan Ackerman Blackjack Player's Delight Here's My Card 94
Paul Harris, Looy Simonoff Stapled! two jokers stapled back to back, one of them transposes with selection
- Presentation Idea - Stapled Blackjack
Variations Las Vegas Close-Up 19
Don Alan Blackjacked brief, suggested as combination The Book of John 46
Allan Slaight Unkindest Cut Of All rummy and blackjack deal featuring a winning blackjack stackVariations Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2, No. 4) 186
Paul Gertner Black Jack patter routine with four ace kickerRelated to Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (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?
The Topological False Count 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
Close-up Entertainer 24
Melvin Anderson Apocalypse Variations Or Additions blackjack stack, Gin RummyInspired by Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (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 Curioser 56
Karl Fulves Beat The System gag money making schemes
(A) The Post Office
(B) Ultimate Blackjack System
Interlocutor (Issue 42) 165
Karl Fulves Linear Blackjack game of Blackjack over the phone, performer knows which card to select to winAlso published here Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 69
Ken Krenzel, Richard Kaufman Ethereal BlackJack No. 2 same as No. 1, but seated Cardworks 135
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 Cardworks 128
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
Octet 34
Paul Harris Hit Me Again three jacks dealt, one switched with Ace to make 21 Close-up Fantasies Finalé 149
Dan MacMillan Lottery three cards face-down on table, spectator puts ace on the right one to complete a blackjack handInspired byVariations Cards - With a Different Touch 50
Ken Simmons Playing Against Odds spectator selects right card from 5-card packet to complete blackjack hand, three methodsInspired by Cards - With a Different Touch 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 Cards - With a Different Touch 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 Cards - With a Different Touch 54
Allan Slaight Continued combined with Stud Poker and Lie-SpellerInspired by Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5, No. 5) 633
Joseph K. Schmidt Blackjack Rules as replay to "Doing the Splits" (Vol. 6 No. 10) Pabular (Vol. 7, No. 3) 1011
Edward Marlo Black Jack spectator finds ace of spades to make perfect black jack hand Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 280
Frank Zak The Dealer Wins two card change two times, Black Jack presentation Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 75
Paul Harris Seductive Switch "switching" a folded card with unfolded card, using an impromptu fake indexAlso published here Close-up Seductions 10
Karl Fulves Linear Blackjack No. 30, game of Blackjack over the phone, performer knows which card to select to winAlso published here More Self-Working Card Tricks 41
Bob King Drunken Black Jack using flap gaff Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (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
Epoptica (Issue 11) 540
Karl Fulves Dealdown four perfect blackjacks producedRelated to The Chronicles (Issue 31) 1370
Karl Fulves Clocking The Deck clock layout on table, made smaller and smaller via elimination, Blackjack remainsInspired by The Chronicles (Issue 31) 1369
Roy Walton Strathjack Inspired by Kaleidoscope 33
Karl Fulves, Henry Christ Mathejack four jacks produced after some countingInspired by Kaleidoscope 9
Karl Fulves Redblackjack out of five cards spectator picks the right one to complete his blackjack, "The Red Prediction"Related toVariations Kaleidoscope 32
Harry Levine The Real Las Vegas Split two deuces are split into aces , a card is dealt on each ace forming a blackjack The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 31) 556
Ernest Earick One Shuffle - One Winner black jack for any number of players from shuffled deck By Forces Unseen 173
Edward Marlo Black Jack Versus Poker four ace kicker, three methodsInspired by 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 blackjacksRelated to Rigmarole (Issue 5) 49
Chuck Smith Blackjack Demo featuring a "never lose"-stack for blackjack What If? 17
Karl Fulves Blue Moon blackjacks chosen despite random cuts and then counting to twenty-sixth card, spectator's blackjack changes back color Crooked Tales 25
Paul Gertner Black Jack Surprise bust blackjack hand changes into four aces Steel and Silver 113
Darwin Ortiz Beat the Dealer short blackjack routine Cardshark 146
Karl Fulves Blackjack For Three riffle stacking Setting Up Exercises 59
Paul Harris Blackjack Challenge four blackjacks are produced, kings and aces transpose, aces change into royal flush 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 indexAlso published here The Art of Astonishment - Book 3 (Issue Close-up Seductions) 167
Karl Fulves Bait & Switch using 6 decks for blackjack game Blocking Off 167
Karl Fulves Blackjack Cut moving slug of high cards to bottom after shuffle and cut by shill Blocking Off 165
Nick Trost Special-Deck Blackjack-Poker Deal Blackjack and poker combined demo The Card Magic of Nick Trost 265
Wesley James Sneaky Pete's Anytime Blackjack Saloon story presentation, using Tabled Bottom Deal The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 20
Peter Duffie, Gene Maze Hudson's Hawk Two spectators get perfect Blackjacks from randomized half of the deck by themselves, hands off Effortless Card Magic 157
Doug Edwards Well You Should Have... Blackjack demo with color changes of magician's and spectator's hands Doug Edwards Packs a Wallop! 9
Andrew Wimhurst The Natural cards are dealt, shuffled, dealt, same cards Down Under Deals 55
Karl Fulves A Gambling Effect performer memorizes a string of cards, then deals 7 blackjack hands and knows who has a good hand Combo 2
Karl Fulves The Dealer's Game memorizing the high cards at blackjack, with practicing tips Combo 15
Karl Fulves Advantage Play Combo 17
Karl Fulves Tracking dealing out sixteen blackjack hands and memorizing the good ones Combo 19
Karl Fulves Count Without Words "The Second Layout", blackjack memory demonstration Mutus Nomen 23
Karl Fulves The Card Counter "The Judah Shuffle", Tens through Aces used for blackjack presentation, three spectators Mutus Nomen 39
Mel Bennett Y2K Blackjack four years added, four piles dealt according to sum, they make out two blackjack handsRelated to The Fine Print (Issue 9) 277
Steve Mayhew Blackjack Bluff four blackjacks are produced Impressing Jodie Foster 11
Steve Mayhew Blackjack spectator can decide if dealer should draw or not, while performer looks away, he still wins Angels May Shuffle but the Devil Still Deals 22
Karl Fulves High Low Blackjack Inspired by 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 Card File Two 177
Andrew Wimhurst The Natural cards are dealt, shuffled, dealt, same cards Jiggery Pokery 14
Mel Bennett, Stewart James The Blackjack Player No. 75, four years added and piles dealt according to sum, two blackjack hands on topRelated to New Self-Working Card Tricks 114
Karl Fulves Casino Add-On blackjack is placed on top and dealt for two players, blackjack ends up in unexpected hand New Card Controls 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 presentationRelated to New Card Controls 99
Roberto Giobbi, Frank Travers, Dai Vernon Fantasist at the Card Table draw poker, stud poker, blackjack, bridgeRelated to Card College - Volume 5 1285
David Solomon Dave's Game Gemini Twins with dollar bills as markers with royal flush kickerInspired by Dear Mr. Fantasy 186
Jim Steinmeyer "Five Fiends" Play Blackjack with ten card packet and stack Further Impuzzibilities 14
Jack Carpenter Blackjack Lesson multiple phases, ace transformation kickerRelated to Pasteboard Palette 4
Jay Ose Cheating Blackjack for named number of players, wining hand at first and second player Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks - Volume 1 27
Karl Fulves Three-Card Blackjack all Sixes, Sevens, Eights used for blackjack type game, performer gives everyone twenty-one Word Play 29
Karl Fulves Ace - Deuce - Blackjack with twelve card packet Word Play 50
Nick Trost Duck or Deal Blackjack at the end of a shuffling and dealing procedure, the spectator has created four blackjacks Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 89
Fred Robinson Blackjack blackjack stack for heads-up game The Magic of Fred Robinson 186
Benjamin Earl The Gambling Lesson various games played, at the end spectator and performer each find four-of-a-kindInspired by Gambit (Issue 1) 6
Steve Beam Ace-Split Decision set-up Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 116
Steve Mayhew Labyrinth Blackjack authentic and clean Full Frontal Mayhew 27
Benjamin Earl Poker, Blackjack & Secret Skills short poker and blackjack deal, four court cards in aces transformation Less is More 11
Tony Cabral Cheating at Blackjack blackjack demo with selection, sucker elementInspired by
  • "Blackjack" (Carl Andrews, Magic from Maui)
The Brown Shoes Lecture Notes 23
John Born A Blackjack Bet Play blackjack, magician knows what cards are coming up, uses one way backs Seeking the Bridge 102
Jason Ladanye Bringing Down the House missing card named, four naturals after spectators-shuffle procedure Confident Deceptions 201
Joseph Barry A Blackjack Production four blackjack hands producedAlso published here Reverie 10
Paul Harris, Wayne Houchin Unshuffling R. Unshuffling Rebecca Triumph effect, end with a blackjack hand face-up in face-down deckInspired byAlso published here Remix 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 Fifty 4
Joseph Barry A Blackjack Production production of four blackjacks (Aces and Jacks)Also published here Fifty 8
Michael Weber House Advantage number of blackjack wins predicted, Miraskill with number/face-cards The Session 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 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 64
Bob Farmer Part Three: Blackjack Deals chapter intro
- Eight Card Black Jack
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 325
Bob Farmer Blind Man's Blackjack with eight cards The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 328
Bob Farmer The Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Card with eight cards The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 329
Bob Farmer Power Blind Man's Blackjack from top of deckInspired by The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 332
Bob Farmer Blackjack Bonuses chapter intro The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 347
Max Maven Blackjack of all Trades five methods The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 353
Harold Cataquet World's Greatest Blackjack Stack The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 358
Joshua Jay 242 2.0 - Phase One: Blackjack
- Phase Two: 242 Poker
- Phase Three: Three Handed Poker
Inspired by
  • "242" (Richard Vollmer, MAGIC, Oct. 2006)
Also published here
  • "242 2.0" (MAGIC, Nov. 2008)
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 294
Bob Farmer Blind Man's Blackjack Showdown with eight cards
- No Gaff Version
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 330
Bob Farmer Absolute Power Blind Man's Blackjack with eight cards
- Blackjack Finale
- Poker Phase
- Dice Phase
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 333
Bob Farmer Face-Up Blackjack VariationsAlso published here
  • MAGIC, 1997
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 347
Bob Farmer Blackjack Attack - Ordinary Deck VersionInspired byAlso published here
  • MAGIC, 1997
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 351
Roy Walton Grid and Bear It Variations The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 356
Harold Cataquet Grid and Bear It II Inspired by The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 357
Michael Weber Killer 21 performer repeatably wins despite shuffling and cutting Operandi (Issue 1) 23
Luke Jermay Four Card Blackjack Ten Card Poker style routine for Blackjack Operandi (Issue 2) 30
Bob Farmer Blackjack Bushwhack packet ends up in magic square configuration for 21Inspired by The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #4) 1
John Cottle Blankjack blank deck kickerInspired by
  • Luke Jermay routine
Operandi (Issue 4) 18