41 entries in Cards / Sleights / Case Things / Case as Holdout
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Charles T. Jordan Case Addition cards left in case added to center of inserted packet
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 10
Purvis W. Miller The Miller Card Case extra compartment for adding cards
Variations 1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 17
Covari Impossible Poker Stack card case as hold out and bottom deal
1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 85
Cellophane Hold-Out card placed behind cellophane
1975 Methods with Cards — Part 3 226
Bruce Cervon Card Case Switch gaffed card/transformation happens isolated in card box, card under cellophane
1976 Card Secrets of Bruce Cervon 6
Karl Fulves Sneakers sandwich placed in case, sandwich card vanishes and reappears in case, flap-flap
1979 Inner Sanctum 32
Louis Falanga The Cellophane Connection gaffed case to switch, add, subtract, appear and vanish cards
1985 Lake Tahoe Card Magic 46
Addition from Case from under cellophane, "old idea"
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 150
T. Page Wright The Card Case Force top few cards are taken and hidden under case that is held in right hand while spectator shuffles, then added back
  • as a force
  • as a hold out for a set-up
  • to add duplicates or gaffs
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 102
Under Cellophan Holdout
1994 Secrets No. 1 43
Steve Bedwell Case Holdout during Spectator Shuffle
1995 ca. Parked Card and Other Manoeuvres 5
Card behind Cellophane
1996 Miracles with Cards 28
Bruce Cervon The Cased Holdout holdout while shuffling
1998 Hard-Boiled Mysteries 62
Doug Conn Conn's Opener adding cards to packet from underneath cellophane, see also p. 165 and p. 173 for applications
1999 Tricks of my Trade 153
David Williamson Case Hold-Out holding out small stack while spectator shuffles
1999 Tricks of my Trade 173
Shiv Duggal Flap Hold-out card placed under case, end under flap, as switch
Also published here Mar. 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 3) 19
Card Case Holdout under cellophane
1999 Cyber Sessions 46
Roberto Giobbi Versatile Jokers
  • Adding or Subtracting Special Cards
  • Starting with Jokers and Special Cards in the Card Case
  • Gimmicked Jokers
  • Jokers and Simple Setups
2003 Card College — Volume 5 1099
Bob Ostin Card Case Hold-Out
2005 Bob Ostin — A Lifetime of Magical Inventions 96
Joshua Jay, Jason Alford, Mark Aspiazu Hold 'Em adding extra-cards from top of tabled card case
Also published here 2005 Overlap 35
Under Cellophan Holdout
2005 Boxed Transposition 4
Ken De Courcy Well And Truly Shuffled cards added via bottom-and-lid-style card case, applied to an Ace production in which three spectators follow along with a packet and end up with an Ace reversed each
  • KF Notes
2006 Prolix (Issue 2) 106
Shiv Duggal Flap Hold-out card placed under case, end under flap, as switch
Also published here May 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 5) 18
Cellophane Holdout
2009 A Clockwork Apple 16
Benjamin Earl Case as Holdout spectator shuffles, then deck put in case
2009 Gambit (Issue 1) 9
Arie Vilner Underhanded Delivery stealing a card from the tabled card case to an in-the-hands spread above the case, reverse of TPC load
Inspired byRelated toVariations 2009 Underhanded Delivery 12
Arie Vilner Underhanded Delivery Squared handling of the addition from the case to a squared deck or packet
Inspired by 2009 Underhanded Delivery 23
Alexander de Cova Under Cellophan Holdout
2010 Better Than Hartz 4 33
Jason Ladanye Case as Holdout do add a card to deck, see also page 118
2013 Confident Deceptions 111
Under Cellophan Holdout
2015 Burners — Vol. 3 124
So Sato Card Case Load on top in offbeat
2016 The Secrets of So Sato 87
Benjamin Earl Using the Box as a Holdout
2018 Roleplayer 21
Case as Holdeout under cellophane
2018 Game Changer 37
Under Cellophan Holdout
Sep. 2018 Genii (Vol. 81 No. 9) 74
Roberto Giobbi Roberto Giobbis Finte case as hold-out to add cards later
2018 Burners — Vol. 6 65
Tom Gagnon Cross Fire Add-On add-on using a cigarette pack or card case
2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 329
Addition from Case
2021 Seminar 2021 13
Joshua Jay The Trojan Box
  • The River
card case to add a packet to the deck
  • Construction of the Box
June 2022 Genii (Vol. 85 No. 6) 56
Andi Gladwin Case Switch cased card is switched, using cellophane
2022 Ubuntu 43
Jason Alford, Mark Aspiazu, Andrew Wimhurst, Paul Cummins, Joshua Jay Hold 'Em open hold-out on top of tabled case
  • Wimhurst Variation
  • Cummins Variation
  • Jay Subtlety
Also published here 2022 Talk About Tricks (Issue 1) 278
Case Cellophane Hold-Out card under cellophane of flap side, later apparently pulled out of box
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Aug. 2004
2022 Talk About Tricks (Issue 1) 326