Written by Russell "Rusduck" Duck

1957-1969
Work of Russell "Rusduck" Duck

217 pages (Stapled), published by Selfpublished

Language: English

(158 entries)

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Russell "Rusduck" Duck To A Memory to Ted Annemann and The Jinx 1 1
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Strictly Straight 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 precursorInspired by
  • Lynn Searles's "The Straight Gambler"
Related to
1 3
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Rusduck Bridge progressive bridge deal, four rounds, always winning hand 1 7
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Forever Royal - And Yet Again! eight hands, performer always gets a royal flush, as a climax all have good hands and performer almost has a royal flush, then he exchanges the wrong card and gets the missing oneInspired by 1 9
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Rusduck "Stay-Stack" System general observations, also with two decks 1 12
Russell "Rusduck" Duck A Few Tips on the Perfect Riffle Shuffle 1 16
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Dealer's Choice on the reception of Cardiste Nr. 1 2 1
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Zens-Ational see No. 8 for credit informationInspired byRelated to 2 3
Charles Hudson Hocus Pocus six hands, five rounds, ends with royal flushInspired by 2 5
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Nudeck Speller any named card is spelled to, see credits in No. 8Related to 2 7
Russell "Rusduck" Duck "Sneaky Pete" Repeat mathematical puzzle, cards as objects, storyInspired by
  • Jack LeDair's "Tricks for Trouper" in "Abracadabra" April, 6/1946
2 9
Ronald B. Edwards An Oddity mathematical oddity 2 12
Russell "Rusduck" Duck S-T-R-A-I-G-H-T poker deal then back in order with a second round 2 13
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Faro Favourites: Faro Quotes from "Greater Magic" and "Expert Card Technique" 2 14
Gerald Kosky Anyone for Bridge? stacking bridge with faro shuffles or milk build shufflesVariations 2 15
Unknown The Milk Build Shuffle 2 16
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Dealer's Choice 3 1
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Rusduck Four-Way Deal straddle grip for doing tops, seconds, centers and bottomsRelated to 3 3
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Top Card Deal and dealing action, "Rusduck Grip and Deal" 3 4
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Bottom Deal straddle grip 3 5
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Second Deal 3 5
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Middle Deal all cards above are pushed over, estimation or edge marked 3 5
Russell "Rusduck" Duck The Poker Deal shuffled deck, marked 3 7
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Bridge same concept as The Poker Deal 3 7
William P. Miesel The Lost Ace four cards are shown as the ace of spades, then they transform into the other three aces and the king of spadesRelated to 3 8
Unknown Second Deal one handed from a small packet 3 8
Charles Hudson Sorcerer's Seven performer talks about the number seven, spectator puts a card in the deck, cards next to it equals seven, variation where all four cards are stabbed into the deck (Rusduck), see credits in No. 8Related to 3 9
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Sermonette! using words with the initial letters of the 52 cards 3 11
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Bridge Deal four suites are dealt, follow up to Sermonette! Related to 3 12
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Faro Fantasies spectators get remembered hands again, poker and bridge dealInspired by 3 14
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Si Stebbins Stack Related to 3 15
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Wanted Column 3 16
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Dealer's Choice 4 1
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Poker Poser stud deal 4 3
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Study in Stud system for coding/designating a card with four cards, for a stud dealRelated toVariations 4 4
Tom Ransom Suicide Build progressive poker deal, from five to two handsVariations 4 7
Charles Hudson Sorcerer's Seven II cards are shuffled and cards from 8 to As removed, shuffled again and picture cards removed, then with the number seven all quartets are counted to 4 9
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Snibbets Rusduck's system for Si Stebbins, speller 4 10
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Bottom Run-Up 4 12
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Flip Deck cutting to any named card, gaffed deckRelated to 4 13
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Faro Favourites 4 15
Tom Ransom On the Stay-Stack System cards do not have to be cut in center for the faro, handling idea 4 15
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Perpetual Separation faro oddity, stack, dealt into eight hands, relation of suit and odd/even stays intact 4 15
Russell "Rusduck" Duck More on the Stay-Stack 4 16
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Dealer's Choice 5 1
Max Katz M. K. Telephone Code System coding a card with four cards, see Interlocutor reference for credit informationInspired byRelated to 5 3
William P. Miesel Straight Cheating straights, then four royal flushes as climaxRelated to 5 6
Charles Hudson Sorcerer's Sevens III Related to
  • "27 Card Trick" in Martin Gardner's "Mathematics, Magic & Mystery"
5 7
Russell "Rusduck" Duck, Jean Hugard Color Separation separating suits and stacking deck in the hands, see Tom Ransom's idea in No. 6Related to 5 9
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Fantabulous handling, shuffle 5 11
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Faro Favorites simplified Elmsley idea 5 14
Alex Elmsley Aces Up tacking with faro shuffle for any number from 2-5 5 15
Alex Elmsley Stay-Stack Idea with two decks, face up into face downRelated to 5 16
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Dealer's Choice 6 1
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Readers Write Ron Edwards, Tom Ranson and Jean Hugard 6 1
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Las Vegas Deck ivory and air cushion finish deck in conjunction with Rusduck's four-Way Deal, see No. 8 for history of the principleRelated to 6 2
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Stud Students Stumped another approach for coding/designating a card with four cards, for a stud deal 6 3
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Rusduck Fables on bee's not able to fly 6 4
Ronald B. Edwards The Cocoanut Poker Deal royal flush, special procedure, duplicates 6 5
William P. Miesel Another Impromptu Out of this World doing Miraskill for separating red and black cardsRelated to 6 7
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Full Deck Speller spelling all cards in the deck 6 8
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Revolving Poker with spelling 6 9
Charles Hudson Major-Minor Do-As-I-Do one deck, spectator choses amount of cards he and performer get, down under deal until one card, mates 6 10
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Faro Favorites on doing table and in the hand faros and John Scarne doing a one-handed faro 6 12
Alex Elmsley Arab Roto-Pack using faros for various placements 6 13
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Ambitious 52 cards come to the top in order, mates are always on the bottom 6 15
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Winner's Weave in faros, positions after three shuffles, stacking 6 16
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Dealer's Choice on publishing the cardiste 7 1
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Re: Stacked Decks 7 2
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Koldex Deluxe ten hands, then 5 handsRelated to 7 4
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Version with Any Deck shuffled deck, all cards are memorized and named, the deck is stacked 7 7
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Tele-Mental one to four spectators get cards, think of one, mental speller 7 8
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Observations on the Riffle Shuffle 7 9
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Rusduck Riffle Genuine Shuffle, cards are sprung into released cards from the otherRelated to 7 10
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Retaining Top & Bottom Cards 7 11
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Retaining Entire Order 7 11
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Riffle Cut cutting the deck while shuffling 7 11
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Zig Zag matched in value and in numerical paired sequence 7 14
Russell "Rusduck" Duck The Other Cheek responses by John J. Crimmins, Jr. and Dai Vernon 7 15
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Dealer's Choice on Dai Vernon, Tom Henricks, credits 8 1
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Feedback & Boquets by Ronald Edwards 8 2
Milton Kort Gambling Expose long routine, including memory, poker face, false dealing demo, stacking demo, in the end cards vanish under a handkerchief except four acesRelated to 8 3
Milton Kort Stacking Formula as Patter Related to 8 4
William P. Miesel Second and Middle Deals with break 8 7
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Scrambled Straights straights, all hands, Gilbreath precursor (see Fulves' "When Psychics..." reference)Related toVariations 8 8
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Re: Las Vegas Deck comments by Stewart James and Dai VernonRelated to 8 9
Russell "Rusduck" Duck From the Middle side palm, card is returned and cards pushed togetherRelated to 8 10
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Utilitarian move to reposition a card in the deck, while counting cards from hand to handRelated to 8 12
Russell "Rusduck" Duck As a Force 8 13
Russell "Rusduck" Duck As a Speller 8 13
Russell "Rusduck" Duck As a Stop Trick 8 13
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Card At Any Number 8 13
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Tri-Quad different set-up 8 14
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Information Please 8 15
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Did' Ja Know si stebbins observation 8 15
Russell "Rusduck" Duck, Stewart James Research Division creditsRelated to 8 16
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Dealer's Choice on Lloyd Jones, Vernon publishing with Lewis Ganson 9 1
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Alphomega five hands, resets itself, optional climax with ten hands 9 3
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Rusduck Run-Up bringing deck back in order, when doing gambling (dealing) routines 9 6
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Encore! encore to Koldex, spectators chose a poker hand and after deck is shuffled and cut, they get the same againRelated to 9 8
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Rusdux Stack 9 10
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Mental Memo 9 11
Bob "Hardell" Ecklund Lie Detector in Person with three people, memories are written down 9 11
John V. Hope The Triple Sin three cards are divined, two decks 9 13
John V. Hope What Is Fame? on the organization "Future American Magical Entertainers" 9 15
Russell "Rusduck" Duck On Jean Hugard 9 16
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Dealer's Choice on Lloyd Jones, Lewis Ganson, Vernon, Stewart James, Peter Warlock 10 1
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Good Neighbor Policy 10 1
Russell "Rusduck" Duck, Charles Hudson Outer Space up to three spectators select thirteen cards, everybody has one card of each valueRelated to 10 3
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Automento five cards are found, cards shown in groups, spectator say if their card is among themRelated to
  • trick by Charles H. Miller in "Linking Ring" June, 1958
10 5
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Special Memo sending Cardiste to Britain 10 7
Bob "Hardell" Ecklund Enigmatic Enclosure on Bill Miesel and upcoming contributions 10 8
William P. Miesel Another Spirit Slate after writing appears, slate is still wet 10 9
William P. Miesel Vacation Time imaginary trip 10 10
Dai Vernon Vernonesque two cards are found 10 12
Russell "Rusduck" Duck On Magazines Pentagram and the New Gen 10 13
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Faro Favorites Elmsley's Restacking PackRelated to 10 14
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Perma-Stack based on Elmsley's Restacking Pack ideaRelated to 10 15
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Kwik Key Kard diagonal crimp 10 16
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Dealer's Choice 11 1
Russell "Rusduck" Duck On Originality Annemann quote 11 1
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Re: Outer Space ideas for Outer Space by Mel Brown and Cedric LindholmRelated to 11 2
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Reminiscent on Rusduck's beginning and Izzy Lazar 11 3
Gerald Kosky Poker Run-Up System no jogs, no breaks, no milk build shuffle 11 4
Stephen Herald Royal Aces five hands, always getting four aces, royal flush as a kicker, duplicates 11 6
Bob "Hardell" Ecklund Hardell's Three Card Monte with whole deck, duplicates, climax all three cards are the same 11 8
Ronald B. Edwards Edwardian Aces deck is shuffled, some cards taken, down under deal until five cards remain, four aces and predicted card 11 12
Ronald B. Edwards Group Shuffle Transfer deck is shuffled first half, then second half, cards are transferred 11 13
J. G. Reed J. G. R. Mental Force five times six cards repeating 11 13
William P. Miesel Mexicali Move variation 11 15
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Did'Ja Notice? 11 16
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Dealer's Choice Issue 12 was finally published in "Ibidem" #20, 1960 12 1
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Reader's Write Graham Reed, Steve Herald, Mel Brown, Bill Ruesskamp, Jim Glass, Doc Jessome, Ronald Edwards 12 1
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Poko-Combo stack that allows combination for ten card poker deal, strictly straight and straight cheatingRelated to 12 2
Stephen Herald Temperamental Aces follow up for The Lost AceRelated to 12 3
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Alaska three cards are located, dealing seven hands twice 12 4
Bob "Hardell" Ecklund Enigmatic Enclosure on Milbourne Christopher presenting the Nap Han Deal on TV 12 4
Ed Mellon A Case for Mentalism shuffled deck, stopped at card is predicted 12 5
John Howie 1-2-3-4 aces transform into ace to four 12 6
Edward Marlo Stay-Stack Miracle 12 7
Edward Marlo Stay-Stack Prediction with one and two decks, forcing a number with stay stack 12 8
Bruce Cervon Perpetual Motion Poker fifty cards, progressive poker deal, royal flush at the end 13 3
Bruce Cervon Realization Related to 13 4
Milton Kort A Change of Filling three selection, red twos face up in the deck, first card appears in between, then the card changes twice into the other selectionsVariations 13 5
Derek Dingle, John Mernard Ace - Two - Three - Four last card through table, duplicate 13 7
Tony Kardyro T.K.'s Ambitious Card Supreme three cards, card reversed in the end 13 9
Tony Kardyro T.K's Ambitious Joker joker comes to the top twice then transforms into selection 13 10
Charlie Miller Color Switch two decks, color of backs change places 13 11
Martin A. Nash A Gambler Sits Down faros and second dealing, several phases, ends with royal flush 13 14
Martin A. Nash A Control for Selected Cards 13 16
Martin A. Nash A Deck Switch secret pocket in jacket 13 17
Paul Swinford The Brain Buster Card Prediction duplicates 13 18
Paul Swinford One Suit Mentalism ace to king and joker, thought of card is divined 13 20
Paul Swinford Trilemma combo with selection and number, 33 cardsRelated to 13 21
Dave Strong Evolution of a Sandwich 13 23
Dave Strong Snap Over Double Lift from the bottom 13 24
Johnny Thompson Les Quick Cartes three cards found behind back, same cards, based on Marlo's Quick Three WayVariations 13 24
Larry Jennings The Future Gambler overhand stacking demo, riffle stacking demo, triumph finishRelated to 13 29