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Charles T. Jordan The Impromptu Arranged Pack No. 9, from New Pack Order to Si Stebbins, dealing
Related to 1920 Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks 20
Verne Chesbro, James G. Thompson Jr. Copy Cat! one Si Stebbins, the other brainwave/invisible deck
Related to 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 117) 691
Bruce Elliott, S. W. Erdnase The Expert at the Card Table stacking three aces in a four hands game, modified Erdnase System, openly shown
Inspired byRelated to
  • corrections on p. 28
Variations
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 5) 17
Francis Carlyle Homing Card
Related toVariations 1947 Stars of Magic (Vol. 4 No. 2) 61
Bill Simon Again! in spectator and performer's pocket, signed, duplicate
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 169) 676
George Schindler Sealed Penetration deck is sealed and put in spectator's pocket, performer fishes card out very fast
Related to 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 237) 949
Bob Hummer Hummers Mathematical 3 Card Monte mathematical three card monte
VariationsAlso published here 1951 Mathematical 3 Card Monte 1
Lu Brent A Prediction Supreme Face-up card placed in face-down spread, used to count/spell to random card, which is predicted. Essentially The Trick That Cannot Be Explained
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1956 Fifteen Star Card Effects 9
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Faro Fantasies spectators get remembered hands again, poker and bridge deal
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1957 The Cardiste (Issue 3) 14
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Si Stebbins Stack
Related to 1957 The Cardiste (Issue 3) 15
Edward Marlo The Opening Gambit stacking a hand while dealing through the deck
Related to 1959 Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 136
Al Leech Routine Royal
Related toVariations 1959 Cardmanship 18
Frank Garcia The Apex Ace Aces vanish on pack, Ace of Spades comes to top three times, aces reappear face up
Related toVariations 1962 Close-up Card Magic 88
Dai Vernon Vernon's Aces Aces separated in four piles, brought together to top via faro
Variations 1962 Close-up Card Magic 162
Jack Miller, Al Koran Lazy Man's Card Trick
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1962 Close-up Card Magic 199
Edward Marlo Four Ace Location (Stacked Deck Retained) four Aces shuffled into deck and cut on top of four piles, order retained
Related toVariations 1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 4 Transfers)
Edward Marlo Block Stacking
Related to 1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 4 Transfers) 34
Edward Marlo Power Poker #1 stacking aces, everybody gets a good hand as well
Related toVariations 1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 6 Effects) 12
Al Koran The Gold Medallion prediction of number on medallion
Related toVariations 1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 11
Edward Marlo, Russell "Rusduck" Duck Marlo on Stebbins/Stay-Stack shuffling new deck into Si Stebbins, faros
Related to 1969 Hierophant (Issue 2) 61
Rick Johnsson The "Too Perfect" Theory
Related to 1971 Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 247
Roy Walton Travellers in Time red and black cards are separated, each half mixed face-up into face-down and top card placed into center, time machine plot, cards again on top, all cards face-down and mixed
VariationsAlso published here 1971 Cardboard Charades 22
Karl Fulves Alternates exactly every other card turns over, posed as a problem
Related to 1973 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Preliminary Notes on Part One 20
Karl Fulves Reverse Triumph
Related to 1973 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Preliminary Notes on Part Two 48
Harry Lorayne A Poker, or Four-Card, Switch
Related to 1973 Rim Shots 115
Frank Thompson Any Ace Spell spelling to any ace called for
Related to 1973 Rim Shots 122
Edward G. Brown The Poker Hand ten cards are chosen and two poker hands formed, without looking at the cards, the spectator selects a hand, performer's hand is a royal flush
Related toVariations 1973 The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 36
Darwin Ortiz, Frank Thompson Any Ace Spell Variation climax
Inspired by 1975 Afterthoughts 74
Darwin Ortiz Combination Aces free cut principle, faros
Inspired byVariations 1975 Afterthoughts 77
Darwin Ortiz Pinky Count Divider handling for forming packets of twelve cards each
1975 Afterthoughts 77
Peter Kane Divination, Discovery, Departure cards from one deck are found in another and change into original selections
Related toVariations 1975 A Further Card Session with Peter Kane 22
Larry Jennings All Alike Sequence
Variations 1975 Epilogue (Issue Special No 3 (Part 2)) 277
Sam Schwartz Bottom Deal Load underneath envelope (or wallet)
Related to July 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 9) 986
Darwin Ortiz, Marvin Johnson Magician's Sleeper Aces Hitchcock Aces
Variations 1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 6) 80
Eddie Fields Dropsy Diddle Spectator locates selection by dropping coin on card in a spread, involves a gag with the card printed on the coin and a final card transformation
Related to 1976 The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 65
Patrick Page The Page Boy Speaks... on Fred Kaps, Ron McMillan, Juan Tamariz, Juan Carlos, Darwin Ortiz
1977 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 9) 410
John F. Mendoza Routined Poker Mental princess card trick with lie detection presentation
Variations 1978 The Book of John 19
Patrick Page The Page Boy Speaks... on Mike Caldwell, Phil Goldstein, Johnny Thompson, Harry Lorayne, David Roth, Karrell Fox, Darwin Ortiz, Maurice Fogel, John and Tammy Calvert
1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 9) 578
Darwin Ortiz, Richard Kaufman The Arcadio Collectors four duplicate aces
1979 CardMagic 82
Scott Weiser, Darwin Ortiz, Les Shore Cutting Remarks coin cut, then spectator chooses any card and this one is predicted on back of coin
Related to 1979 CardMagic 125
Roy Walton The Smiling Mule two parts, first gag then surprise twist, named card ends up sandwiched between aces in the middle of the deck
Related toVariations 1979 That Certain Something... 13
Karrell Fox Peek-a-Brain spectator peeks at a card and reverses it, in prediction deck the same card is shown reversed (before spectator shows his)
Related to 1979 Another Book 87
Darwin Ortiz Modern Jazz Aces
July 1980 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 7) 369
Darwin Ortiz Back Off! small packet handling
VariationsAlso published here Aug. 1981 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 8) 519
Darwin Ortiz, Patrick Cook Stapled Black Jack duplicate, one card stapled to another card
1981 Cardworks 160
Michael Ammar Bravo... Darwin Ortiz
1981 Encore II 45
Derek Dingle Oil and Vinegar transformation kicker
Inspired byVariations 1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 167
Darwin Ortiz Poker Interchange - Handling Variation
1982 Arcane (Issue 7) 82
Edward Marlo, Darwin Ortiz Block Stacking Sequence
Inspired by 1982 Arcane (Issue 7) 82
Stephen Tucker I Rise deck in case is placed in spectator's pocket, performer removes card, rising card gimmick
Related to 1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 18) 342
Steve Beam Leftovers on David Copperfield, Daryl, Darwin Ortiz, Mendoza, Harry Blackstone jr.
1983 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 1) 10
Frank Simon Keep on Cloning
Inspired by 1983 Versatile Card Magic 79
Michael Louis Apocalypse Variations Or Additions four cards
Inspired by Oct. 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 10) 983
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Gambling Scams by Darwin Ortiz 1984 Epoptica (Issue 6) 372
Daryl Martinez Diamond Bar
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1984 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 23 & 24) 236
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) Gambling Scams by Darwin Ortiz 1984 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 23 & 24) 239
Unknown Pick-a-Card Poker five selections stacked into a poker hand
Related to 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 4
Roberto Giobbi Suspens-Asse
Inspired by 1987 CardPerfect 82
David Neighbors McHenry's Sleeper Aces two double facers
Inspired by 1987 Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 24
Darwin Ortiz The Ultimate Card Shark ending in New Pack Order
Inspired byVariations 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 73
Darwin Ortiz Grand Slam dealing all Spades
Related to 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 50
Darwin Ortiz Darwin's Three-Card Monte real work, including bent corner
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 36
Darwin Ortiz Jacks Open mock thirds
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 19
Darwin Ortiz Jackpot seconds, thirds, fourths, bottom, paritially mock
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 21
Darwin Ortiz Jacks or Better up to fifth (mock)
Variations 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 25
Darwin Ortiz Ultimate Interchange
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 153
Darwin Ortiz Fast Shuffle four Aces are stacked in four shuffles, two shuffles and one shuffle
Variations 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 58
Darwin Ortiz The Twofer Shuffle stacking to hands with one shuffle
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 63
Darwin Ortiz Greek Poker poker stacking triumph, color changing deck kicker
Variations 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 66
Dai Vernon Vernon On Edward G. Brown's "Poker Hand Mystery" Mr. Lucky Effect
Inspired byRelated to 1988 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 169
Darwin Ortiz Mexican Poker
Related to 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 29
Darwin Ortiz Regal Aces four "Duplicates" are produced and changed to Aces
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 99
Darwin Ortiz The Dream Card odd-backed "signed card" type effect, card to wallet
Related toVariations 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 81
Darwin Ortiz Nine-Card Location
Variations 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 89
Darwin Ortiz In One Deal Aces are found at specified numbers
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 27
Darwin Ortiz Do as I Did two packs
Related to 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 140
Darwin Ortiz Darwin's Aces Aces vanish and reappear "around" Selections
Inspired byVariations 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 131
Darwin Ortiz The Vegas Shuffle Red/Black Shuffle Demonstration
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 52
Darwin Ortiz Slick Aces with transpo follow up
Related to 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 106
Darwin Ortiz The Estimation Routine number of cards determined by feel
Variations 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 45
Darwin Ortiz The Card Warp Deck idea for getting into the trick
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 134
Darwin Ortiz Back Off four cards
VariationsAlso published here 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 145
Darwin Ortiz New Tens Routine two Tens keep changing color
Inspired byRelated to 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 158
Darwin Ortiz Jumping Gemini using only four cards
Variations 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 141
Darwin Ortiz The Lucky Deck blank Deck gets Faces
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 120
Darwin Ortiz Darwin's Wild Card
Variations 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 123
Darwin Ortiz Modern Jazz Aces
Variations 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 117
Darwin Ortiz Hitchcock Aces
Variations 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 86
Darwin Ortiz Deja Vu Jokers
Variations 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 111
Darwin Ortiz Waving mark at the corners
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 30
Darwin Ortiz, Edward Marlo, Russell "Rusduck" Duck The Si Stebbins Secret from New Pack Order to Si Stebbins, faros
Related toVariations 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 137
Darwin Ortiz Braue Secret Addition Handling
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 20
Darwin Ortiz Himber Wallet Switch
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 129
Darwin Ortiz The Monte Throw
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 37
Darwin Ortiz Side Steal Color Change
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 123
Darwin Ortiz One-Handed Tilt Setup
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 14
Darwin Ortiz The Pinky Count
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 11
Darwin Ortiz Cold Deck Cut Variation Variation on Vernon's Cut
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 65
Darwin Ortiz Up-The-Ladder Variation
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 75
Darwin Ortiz Slip Cut in the Hands
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 99
Darwin Ortiz Tabled Slip Cut
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 153
Darwin Ortiz Elmsley Variation different grip
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 142
Darwin Ortiz Gambler's Double Deal
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 61
Darwin Ortiz Variation of Larry Jennings' Multiple Lift Sequence
Inspired by 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 115
Darwin Ortiz Olram Subtlety Improved Variation on Marlo's Move
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 117
Darwin Ortiz Riffle Force break
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 90
Darwin Ortiz Hindu Shuffle Glimpse
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 48
Darwin Ortiz Ortiz Packet Palm from a small packet
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 104
Darwin Ortiz Pop-Out Cut One-Handed Forton
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 95
Father Cyprian, Darwin Ortiz Revelation
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 93
Darwin Ortiz Strip-Out Shuffle with Block Transfer
Variations 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 68
Darwin Ortiz Four-Shuffle Riffle Stacking
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 59
Darwin Ortiz Two-Shuffle Riffle Stacking
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 60
Laurie Ireland, Darwin Ortiz Red/Black Shuffle with break
Related to 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 53
Edward Marlo The Oh Henry Stack three methods, other sources mentioned
Related to 1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 138
Darwin Ortiz Newest Tens Routine two Tens keep changing color
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 162
Darwin Ortiz Introduction
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 10
Darwin Ortiz Introductory Comments chapter intro for "Card Table Artifice"
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 17
Darwin Ortiz Introductory Comments chapter intro for "Legerdemain"
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 80
Darwin Ortiz Press quotes
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 164
Darwin Ortiz Corner Crimp bottom left
Related to 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 27
Darwin Ortiz Deal Thirteen named value of a suit in order immediately center dealt
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 14
Edward Marlo Red/Black Shuffle with Break
Related toAlso published here 1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 264
Rafael Benatar ¡Fuego!
Inspired by 1989 Cartas Certificadas 55
Arturo de Ascanio Aunt Henriette's Aces
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1989 Ascanio's Favorites 1 3
Juan Tamariz The Three Goblets' Prediction fair prediction of one card, gaffed
Related to 1989/91 Sonata 245
John Bannon Play It Straight (Triumph) ordered suit reversed & distributed as finale
Related toVariations 1990 Impossibilia 1
Ken Simmons Ultra-Mental Deck Routine Handling three spectators stop during deal and deal a card face-down, same cards are reversed in second deck
Related to 1990 Finally! 26
Bob King All's Well... up to fifth, Kings placed on top and poker hand dealt, then Kings to other player and Aces for performer
Inspired by 1990 More Magician Foolers 10
Michael Powers The Nightmare Card odd-backed version of the Dream Card Plot where the card apparently stays on the table in full sight, red/blue double backer
Inspired by 1990 Top Secret Stuff 5
Michael Powers A CASE of Indigestion three cards vanish between cannibal cards and are eventually found in case
Variations 1990 Top Secret Stuff 87
Edward Marlo, Darwin Ortiz Day-Dream Card odd-backed card to wallet
Inspired by 1991 The Olram File (Issue 9) 1
Edward Marlo Commercial Method odd-backed card to wallet, rough-smooth Mene-Tekel
Inspired by 1991 The Olram File (Issue 9) 3
Steve Beam Opening Stab prediction envelope inserted into a ribbon-spread pack, deck is shown to be in order and one card is missing where envelope was inserted, it contains the missing card
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1991 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 41) 728
Darwin Ortiz On Roger Klause
1991 Roger Klause: In Concert 115
Chris Kenner In Ten City two Tens keep changing color
Related to 1992 Totally Out Of Control 57
Darwin Ortiz Poker Interchange - Handling Variation
1992 Don't Blink 28
Darwin Ortiz Mental Miracle - Handling Variation allows spectator to think of any card
Inspired by 1992 Don't Blink 46
James Swain The Capitulating Queens packet trick where four queens change to different colored backs (Based on Gardner's "All the Conformists")
Variations 1992 Don't Blink 49
Darwin Ortiz The Capitulating Queens - Handling Variation
Inspired by 1992 Don't Blink 52
Bob King A Stack of Stacks four riffle shuffle stacking systems, assisted by a Breather Crimp
Inspired by 1993 The Breather 2 19
Karl Fulves Bottom Deal Load loading card under envelope
Related to 1994 Crooked Tales 80
Darwin Ortiz Foreword
1994 Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing xi
Darwin Ortiz Beat the Dealer short blackjack routine
Variations 1995 Cardshark 146
Darwin Ortiz Time and Again
Inspired by 1995 Cardshark 86
Darwin Ortiz Against all Odds spectator puts card in correct position in new pack order, actually Steve Beam's "Opening Stab"
Related to 1995 Cardshark 20
Darwin Ortiz The Showdown quite strong
Related to 1995 Cardshark 128
Darwin Ortiz Face-Up Centers
1995 Cardshark 155
Darwin Ortiz From the Cellar bottom deal demonstration with sucker element
Related to 1995 Cardshark 175
Darwin Ortiz Darwin's Poker Deal travelling signatures
1995 Cardshark 159
Darwin Ortiz Pick-A-Card Poker with to-Royal-Flush-Transformation
Related to 1995 Cardshark 172
Darwin Ortiz The Cross faro stacking, transformation
Related to 1995 Cardshark 180
Darwin Ortiz The Sting stacking & culling demo
1995 Cardshark 184
Darwin Ortiz The One-Handed Poker Deal skill demonstration
1995 Cardshark 149
Darwin Ortiz Mr. Lucky spectator chooses all the cards in play
Related toVariations 1995 Cardshark 167
Darwin Ortiz The Phantom Card signed card at two positions at the same time
1995 Cardshark 124
Darwin Ortiz The Psychotronic Card combo
Variations 1995 Cardshark 14
Darwin Ortiz Time Piece elaborate routine
1995 Cardshark 116
Darwin Ortiz Signature Effect signature jumps from card to card
Variations 1995 Cardshark 23
Darwin Ortiz Beyond Sleight of Hand
Related to 1995 Cardshark 44
Darwin Ortiz Bold Fusion creating a double facer
Variations 1995 Cardshark 139
Darwin Ortiz Blind Aces performer blindfolded by spectator's hands from behind (human blindfold)
Inspired by
  • "Uppercutting the Aces" (Hartman)
1995 Cardshark 95
Darwin Ortiz Harry in Your Pocket cased deck is in pocket, card fished out very fast
Related to 1995 Cardshark 113
Darwin Ortiz The Marker
1995 Cardshark 76
Darwin Ortiz The Unholy Three cards from one deck are found in another and change into original selections
Inspired by 1995 Cardshark 39
Darwin Ortiz Museum Piece
1995 Cardshark 103
Darwin Ortiz The New Hitchcock Aces
Variations 1995 Cardshark 58
Darwin Ortiz Kartenkunste
Variations 1995 Cardshark 65
Darwin Ortiz Four to One four Kings with Ace of Spades
Variations 1995 Cardshark 33
Darwin Ortiz Nulda's Revenge without pack
1995 Cardshark 54
Darwin Ortiz Pickup on South Street from Wallet to Wallet, Mullica
1995 Cardshark 70
Darwin Ortiz Blockbuster
Related to 1995 Cardshark 49
Darwin Ortiz Spread Steal one of four cards on deck
1995 Cardshark 14
Darwin Ortiz Pocket Deck Switch classic switch
1995 Cardshark 88
Darwin Ortiz Stripper Switch similar to slide-under
Variations 1995 Cardshark 161
Darwin Ortiz Corner Crimp Handling index corner
1995 Cardshark 149
Darwin Ortiz Waving mark at the corners
1995 Cardshark 117
Darwin Ortiz Slip Triple Cut tabled
1995 Cardshark 185
Darwin Ortiz Table Reverse Double Undercut
1995 Cardshark 90
Darwin Ortiz Elmsley Count with deck in hands
1995 Cardshark 33
Darwin Ortiz Gambler's Double Deal
1995 Cardshark 147
Darwin Ortiz Biased Pressure Fan reverse fan version
Related to 1995 Cardshark 51
Darwin Ortiz Underspread Force
1995 Cardshark 77
Darwin Ortiz Gambler's Cop
1995 Cardshark 95
Darwin Ortiz Table Edge Half Pass
1995 Cardshark 50
Joseph K. Schmidt "Clumsy Joe's" Riffle Shuffle Run-Up exploiting a reversed card
Related to 1995 New Card Control Systems 49
Darwin Ortiz Darwin's Bottom Runup System
Related to 1995 Cardshark 178
Roberto Giobbi The Lucky Coin spectator locates a chosen card with a coin
Related toVariations 1995 Card College — Volume 1 241
Darwin Ortiz Packet Cop Switch
Related to 1995 Cardshark 169
Darwin Ortiz Foreword on what's worth publishing and difficulty
1995 Cardshark 11
Darwin Ortiz Bottom Deal Load loading card under wallet
Related to 1995 Cardshark 72
Simon Aronson The S. A. Combination "Self Adjusting", spectator touches force in spread, it apparently does not leave sight, under-the-spread force
A. The Force Procedure
B. Application to the Open Index (spectator touches named card)
Related to 1995 Simply Simon 232
David Malek Jacks Done Better false dealing demo up to fifth, with surprise ending, performer deals himself Aces instead of Tens
Inspired by 1995 The Lexicon 8
David Malek The Double Cross dealing a good hand to the confederate but performer has a better hand as a kicker
Related to
  • Darwin Ortiz's "The Bottom Deal Demonstration" in "Darwin's Deceits"
1995 The Lexicon 14
David Malek The Yellow Kid all backs with four cards and gambling demonstration, Himber wallet
Inspired by 1995 The Lexicon 19
Unknown, Darwin Ortiz Gambler's False Triple Cut
1996 Card College — Volume 2 392
Bill Malone Leap of Faith variation of Paul Harris' "Las Vegas Leaper"
Variations 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 1 (Issue Las Vegas Close-Up) 187
Michael Close, Roy Walton The Smiling Mule any named card appears in sandwich, memorized deck
Inspired byRelated to 1996 Workers Number 5 143
Stephen Hobbs (reviewer) Cardshark by Darwin Ortiz
brief
1996 The Looking Glass (Issue 1) 38
Darwin Ortiz Introduction
1996 Miracles with Cards v
James Swain The Airmail Card Triumph done with signed card, this card is then removed from wallet with different back design and stamp
Inspired by 1996 Miracles with Cards 1
James Swain Perfect Triumph ambitious card with joker, joker put in breast pocket, Triumph with all cards face-down, when spread face-up the deck is in new deck order with joker reversed and selection in breast pocket
Related to 1996 Miracles with Cards 41
James Swain, Darwin Ortiz Hitchcock Aces
Inspired by 1996 Miracles with Cards 94
James Swain Something for Nothing new deck order show, shuffled a few times, poker hands dealt, straight flushs and royal flush for performer
Inspired by 1996 Miracles with Cards 167
James Swain, Darwin Ortiz Finale for the Capitulating Queens vanish of signed card to wallet
Inspired by 1996 Miracles with Cards 182
Baltazar Fuentes Deja Vu Jokers II
Inspired by 1996 Arempi 9
Jack Carpenter Quick Slick performer cuts to ace of spades, he cuts to ace of spades again, tabled ace is now remaining three Aces
Inspired by 1997 The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 56
Ken Krenzel Pocket Passport first in performers hands, then in spectator's hand and pocket
Variations 1997 Ingenuities 75
Darwin Ortiz Foreward
1997 The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 7
Karl Fulves Night Life unknown face-down card placed in new pack order, when spread the card at that position is missing, repeated with other position, unknown card is this second missing card
Related to 1997 The Vampire Chronicles 4
Wesley James The MacJames Poker Deal bottom deal demonstration with sucker element
Related to 1997 The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 14
Christoph Borer Die Traumfrau card with different colored back in wallet, turns out to be later signed selection
Inspired byAlso published here 1997 Seminar 1997 24
Karl Fulves, John Scarne Undercover Work cards chosen under the table while performer holds deck, cards then named, three methods:
  • Karl Fulves
  • John Scarne & Karl Fulves
  • Karl Fulves (two spectators take a card under the table, a match is predicted, both come up and have half a torn card)
Inspired byVariations 1997 The Fine Print (Issue 6) 133
Karl Fulves Commuter Cards "Unsolved Mysteries"
two-deck travelers, spectator distributes Aces in his pockets, performer makes Aces vanish from his deck and pulls them out of matching pockets, posed as a problem
Variations 1997 The Fine Print (Issue 6) 147
Andrew Wimhurst The Return of the Ultimate Cardshark ending in New Pack Order, difficult
Inspired by 1998 Down Under Deals 47
Ken Beale, Darwin Ortiz Double Cut Handling hands and table
1998 Down Under Deals 42
Darwin Ortiz Introduction
1998 Down Under Deals vi
Guy Hollingworth A "Call to the Colours" Routine ending in New Pack Order
Variations 1999 Drawing Room Deceptions 202
Andrew Wimhurst Dirty Harry location of mates in pocket which turn out to be selections
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1999 Low Down Dirty Tricks 13
Guy Hollingworth The Cassandra Quandary card placed in envelope is actual later selection
Related toVariations 1999 Drawing Room Deceptions 264
Joshua Jay Knuckle Sandwich Aces Two cards lost in deck, four Aces suddenly appear face up in deck and sandwiches both cards (no moves)
Related to 1999 Magic Atlas 64
S. W. Erdnase, Darwin Ortiz The Erdnase Stack Shuffle for five cards
2000 Card College — Volume 4 915
Karl Fulves Inter Alia new pack order, isolated card placed in deck where spectator cut, it's in its numerical position
Related to 2000 Lost Vampire Secrets 189
Wolfgang Sommer Easy and Strong
Variations 2000 Concertos for Pasteboard 147
Darwin Ortiz Rum Punch punch deal, dealing royal flush
Related to 2001 Jiggery Pokery 15
Ken Beale, Darwin Ortiz Double Cut Handling hands and table
2001 Jiggery Pokery 8
Simon Aronson Prior Commitment Two Jokers whisper positions of two selections in the deck, then revealed position numbers were written on the back on Jokers. Uses the UnDo Influence control.
Related toVariations 2001 Try the Impossible 3
Bob Kohler Thumping Gemini four cards change multiple times
Inspired by 2001 Kardz 10
David Malek David's Aces
Inspired by 2001 Rebel without a Pause 1
David Malek Strip Out Shuffle With a Block Transfer also as a top stock control
Inspired by 2001 Rebel without a Pause 21
David Malek Counter Espionage bottom deal demonstration, cards end up in other hand than expected
Inspired by
  • "The Bottom Deal Demo" (Darwin Ortiz, Lecture Notes)
Related to
2001 Rebel without a Pause 26
David Malek The Cutting Demo number up to fifteen named and performer cuts off that many cards, repeated, pinky count
Inspired by 2001 Rebel without a Pause 53
Joseph K. Schmidt To Whom It May Concern credit claims about items in Cardshark
Related to 2001 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 5) 154
R. Paul Wilson D-Generate Gamblers three phases, uses double deal
Inspired by 2001 Omerta 4
Darwin Ortiz Déjà vu Poker four hands are redealt after shuffling, faro, Royal Flush kicker
Inspired by 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 11
Darwin Ortiz Combination Cull free cut principle, faros
Inspired by 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 14
Darwin Ortiz The Brush presentation for Daryl's effect
Inspired by 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 20
Darwin Ortiz, John F. Mendoza Liar's Poker princess card trick with lie detection presentation and sucker finale à la Fingerprint Card Trick
Inspired by 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 26
Darwin Ortiz Shark Attack multiple phases
Related to 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 34
Darwin Ortiz Raw Deal punch deal, dealing royal flush
2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 44
Darwin Ortiz The Professional poker and bridge
Inspired by
  • "Johnny Mnemonic" (Andrew Wimhurst, The Card Artistry of Andrew Wimhurst, video)
  • "The Expert at the Bridge Table" (The Card Artistry of Andrew Wimhurst, video)
2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 48
Darwin Ortiz God of Gamblers elaborate center deal demo, Steve Mayhew phase
Inspired byRelated to 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 54
Darwin Ortiz Strip-Out Shuffle with Block Transfer
2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 56
Darwin Ortiz No Way Out apparent failure in bet presentation
Inspired byVariations 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 66
Darwin Ortiz Ortiz Bottom Palm
2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 68
Darwin Ortiz Pocket Money two cards, different pockets
2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 72
Darwin Ortiz Smart Money three cards, three pockets
2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 76
Darwin Ortiz Maximum Risk catch 22, memorized deck
Inspired by
  • "One in Fifty-Two Bet" (Lennart Green, Green Magic Vol. 3, video)
Variations
2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 80
Darwin Ortiz Sinister Glimpse for left handed performers
2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 81
Jason England Maximum Risk - Impromptu Version catch 22
Inspired byRelated to 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 84
Darwin Ortiz The Last Laugh smiling mule version, memorized deck
Inspired byRelated to 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 91
Darwin Ortiz Remote Control performer knows position of peeked at card in second deck
Inspired by
  • "Twin Peaks" (Paul Gordon, Card Magic Miracles)
Variations
2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 98
Darwin Ortiz The Zen Master performer knows position of card, memorized deck
Inspired by 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 102
Darwin Ortiz Hitchcock Travelers signed tabled aces are removed from pockets, cards on table have changed to previous selections
Inspired by
  • "Private Conference" (René Lavand, Magic from the Soul)
Related to
  • Strong Magic, p. 201
2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 112
Neal Elias, Darwin Ortiz Neal Elias Multiple Shift Handling
2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 112
S. W. Erdnase, Darwin Ortiz Palm Change Steal
2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 115
Darwin Ortiz The Quick & The Dead performer produces mate of selection from pocket (where the deck is)
Inspired by 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 120
Darwin Ortiz Fastest Gun Alive performer locates selection while deck is in pocket
Inspired by 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 124
Darwin Ortiz Cannibal Holocaust
Inspired by 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 126
Darwin Ortiz Spread Steal on top
2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 126
Darwin Ortiz The New Back Off four cards
Inspired by 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 136
Darwin Ortiz Double Card Handling peeling a double card in left hand
2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 138
Darwin Ortiz Ace in the Pocket duplicate, great conditions
Inspired byRelated to 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 144
Darwin Ortiz Darwin's Ambitious Card
2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 148
Darwin Ortiz Ortiz Shift
2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 149
Darwin Ortiz Ultimate Oil & Water 3&3, deck seperation and remix climax
Inspired by 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 158
Darwin Ortiz Ultimate Fusion creating double facer
Inspired by 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 168
Darwin Ortiz Pass the Garbage kind of travelling triumph, mixed half transposes with unmixed
2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 174
Darwin Ortiz The Color of Money using red and black poker chip
Variations 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 180
Darwin Ortiz, Dr. Jacob Daley Last Trick of Dr. Daley
2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 185
Darwin Ortiz Walkaround Triumph
2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 190
Darwin Ortiz Biased Pressure Fan half the deck face-up, looks face down
Related to 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 190
Darwin Ortiz Triple Cross ten red, ten black, three cards travel
Inspired byVariations 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 192
Darwin Ortiz, Peter Kane, Fred Kaps Beat the Devil ungaffed Gypsy Course handling, tarot cards
2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 196
Darwin Ortiz Appointment in Samarra
Inspired byRelated toVariations 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 202
Darwin Ortiz Envelope Switch Himber Wallet
2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 204
Darwin Ortiz Pinky Count Divider four equal packets of twelve cards with pinky and thumb count
2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 14
Darwin Ortiz Showing or Hiding Skill
2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 211
Darwin Ortiz Introduction
2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 7
Bob King Magician v. Gambler four Queens produced and signed, then matching the cards with travelers finale
Related to 2002 The Breather 3 15
Al Baker Snappy Number short card
Related to 2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Contributions) 518
Pit Hartling Finger Flicker breather crimp
Related toVariations 2003 Card Fictions 10
Roberto Giobbi, Laurie Ireland, Charles T. Jordan On the Red-black Overhand Shuffle finesse to eliminate long single run
Related toAlso published here 2003 Card College — Volume 5 1119
Roberto Giobbi Slow Henry
Inspired by 2003 Card College — Volume 5 1239
Karl Fulves Poker Finals jacks placed on bottom, cards dealt for 2 players, openly from bottom in one hand, but jacks in other hand and aces in the other
Related to 2003 Hofzinser Notebook 80
Steven Youell The Ultimate Weapon two decks, two spectators select one from each, performer apparently memorises the decks, names position of selections in other decks, then another removed card named
Inspired by 2004 Weapons of Mass Destruction 10
Steven Youell The Adequate Cardshark Poker and Bridge deal from Si Stebbins
Inspired by 2004 Weapons of Mass Destruction 31
Joshua Jay Trumped Triumph Triumph effect, ends with all 13 values of the same suit appear suddenly in the deck
Inspired byVariations 2005 Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 61
Darwin Ortiz Darwin Ortiz's Variation Trumped Triumph variation with two selections
Inspired by 2005 Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 65
Jack Carpenter Blackjack Lesson multiple phases, ace transformation kicker
Related to 2006 Pasteboard Palette 4
Eric Mead Three-Piece Combo Aces cut to, lost and found again, color separation kicker with Aces in wrong halves
Related toAlso published here 2006 Tangled Web 65
Christoph Borer Die Traumfrau card with different colored back in wallet, turns out to be later signed selection
Inspired byAlso published here 2006 Compilation 52
Arturo de Ascanio Aunt Enriqueta's Aces
Inspired byAlso published here 2006 The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 171