182 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Gambling / Three Card Monte / Packet Trick with Monte theme
  
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Unknown The "Three-Card" Trick - Another Method gaffed face, fake-index precursor More Magic 54
Henri De Manche The Three-Card Trick slowly without throw, extra card The Modern Conjurer 107
Ralph W. Hull The Elusive Joker reprint of original instructions, quote: "He [spectator] finally gives up in disgust" Interlock 67
Unknown The Three Card Trick as a Trick and not a Gamble Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 66
Louis Lam Find the Lady money card changes into card with business information on front Would You Believe It? 20
U. F. Grant New Card Monte spectator think of one of two cards, double facer Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 135
U. F. Grant Find the Lady one-way backs Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 162
Al Baker "Cherchez La Femme." (Find the woman.) using stand with three cases with holes onto itVariations Greater Magic 512
Louis Lam Lady Be Good Be Deceived 7
Tom Sellers The T.S. Find the Lady in the hands, gaffed Scots Magic 16
Chris Charlton Modern Monte using different switches The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 107) 640
Jack Vosburgh, Sid Lorraine, Theodore Annemann Cherchez La Lady performer finds money card in different situations The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 116) 687
Dai Vernon The Optical Monte Select Secrets 17
Tom Sellers A Different "Pick-It-Out" Trick three card monte with three pieces of paper That's Good! 8
Edward Marlo Three Card Monte not the real thing Off the Top 11
Howard D. Wise A New "Find the Lady" Illusion with board, black art and shell My Best 150
Bruce Elliott No Skill gaff with a bill The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 135) 542
Wm. T. Beadles Psychokinesis three card monte, where spectator always finds the card to prove psychokinesis The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 140) 561
Tan Hock Chuan R. & S. Giant Monte odd-backed queen cannot be followed, changes in joker as kicker, partial rough-smoothInspired by Rough & Smooth Possibilities 1
Gilbert Wolk Monte Climax pips end up on a coin and card is blank The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 189) 756
Bill Simon Three Queens Monte with four cards all turn into aces Effective Card Magic 37
Al Leech Surprise Monte two Cards Change at the end Card Man Stuff 13
Edward Marlo Three Card Monte Climax showing all the same The Cardician 109
Edward Marlo Monte Climax Kicker transformation The Cardician 110
Edward Marlo Follow the Ace Ace changes into Eight as climax Miracle Card Changes 19
Mariano Palhinha Wherizit three cards with money card in middle held by spectator beneath handkerchief, money card vanishes Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 62
Dai Vernon, Mac MacDonald Seven Card Monte double facer, card vanishes from packet and reappears on top of packRelated toVariations The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 88
Bob "Hardell" Ecklund Hardell's Three Card Monte with whole deck, duplicates, climax all three cards are the same The Cardiste (Issue 11) 8
Dai Vernon The Optical Move Related to Further Inner Secrets of Card Magic 21
Edward Marlo Monte Swindle clip on money card, using extra clip Card Switches 59
Gerald Kosky Three and Four Alike intro for Three Card Monte, all cards are the same then all different The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 355) 248
Don Tanner O. Henry Monte - Two Card Monte Perfected with traveling kicker, see also p. 336 for ideas by Sid LorraineVariations The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 376) 331
L. K. Stevenson More on the Monte Inspired by The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 378) 340
Al Leech Phantom Monte all three cards changeVariations Super Card Man Stuff 51
Bob Still And Then There Were None small-packet Brainwave posed as a problem, face-up three card monteInspired byRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 2) 69
Eddie Taytelbaum Find the Ace false Indices Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 216
Mel Stover Face-Up Monte credit informationRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 7) 97
Edward Marlo Two Card Monte routine with red and black ace, as climax both are red Expert Card Conjuring 24
Jon Racherbaumer Monte Muddle On the Acrobatic Cards 48
Edward Marlo Marlo's Cleanup for "Monte Muddle" just described On the Acrobatic Cards 55
Robert (Bob) Hess Loser! spectators have to guess the high card in 4 card packet and are always wrong Epilogue (Issue 7) 49
Roy Walton Never Give a Sucker an Even Break end as three blank cardsRelated to The Devil's Playthings 48
Aldini, Tenkai Ishida, Harry Bernard Fooled Monte Two card monte routine Roughingly Yours 34
Karl Fulves Once A King aces and kings, three card monte presentation, ace travels to king packet Epilogue (Issue 9) 68
Edward Marlo Three Card Monte Climax showing all the same Magic Mafia Effects 10
Audley Walsh Three Card Monte one card is marked with matchbook or paper clip Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 7 67
Gene Castillon Monte Madness variationsInspired by Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2, No. 3) 17
Gene Castillon Jackpot monte type routine with transformation and money card travels to elsewhere as climax Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2, No. 3) 19
Karl Fulves Middle Monte extra card, color changing back kicker Mexican Monte 5
Karl Fulves Mexican Monte monte/twist combo with unexpected/funny cards appearingRelated toVariations Mexican Monte 8
George Blake Elusive Lady two Jokers and a Queen, Joker and Queen transposes The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 12) 568
Frank Garcia Clip Monte using paper clip for final phase Super Subtle Card Miracles 75
Dai Vernon Optical Move Super Subtle Card Miracles 76
Ken Beale Color Confused monte effect from top of deck in which cards keep transformingInspired by
  • effect in Ibidem #26
Epilogue (Issue 17) 153
Edward G. Brown A 'Brown' Version of the Three Card Trick eight phases, in one the winning card is marked with a pencil, then all cards are losing / winning cardsVariations The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 52
Karl Fulves Monte Opener using 2 queens and 1 ace, giving spectator twice the chances Methods with Cards - Part 1 1
Karl Fulves Poker vs. Monte monte cards transform into Royal Flush as finale Methods with Cards - Part 2 132
Karl Fulves Without A Trace sandwiched card changes, then sandwich cards Methods with Cards - Part 1 24
Karl Fulves You Have 3 Chances two red deuces and black four, transpositions between a deuce and four, then change to 2 black fours and red deuce, then 3 black fours Methods with Cards - Part 1 25
Karl Fulves Three In The Hand two card monte, third card appears, double facer openly shown as finale Methods with Cards - Part 1 42
Karl Fulves Find The Lady cards reverse and changeRelated to Methods with Cards - Part 2 130
Karl Fulves No-Gimmick Phantom ungaffed handling of "Find The Lady"Related to Methods with Cards - Part 2 133
Stewart Judah Jack's Gone fan of three cards shown, center card turns over, then changes to blank card, see also p. 856Inspired by
  • "The Bashful Queen" (Joe Berg)
Related to
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 10th Folio (Part Two)) 851
Jon Racherbaumer Monte Move extra card Kabbala - Volume 3 (Vol. 3, No. 7) 96
Gene Castillon Monte Madness - Ladies sing the Blues Inspired by The Ascanio Spread 32
Gene Castillon Jackpot The Ascanio Spread 33
Doug Alker, George Blake Double Monte with extra card, second variation with color changing back kicker Pabular (Vol. 2, No. 12) 294
Nick Trost Optical Three Card Monte Also published here Subtle Card Magic: Part One 24
Karl Fulves 52-Card Monte gag presentation with two single cards and rest of deck as third card, color changing deck kickerInspired by
  • Bob Still's Monte Routine
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #5) 927
Paul Harris Double Monte Queen (money card) changes places with two Aces, climax for monte routine SuperMagic 47
Trevor Lewis Monte Plus (or Hallucination) Related to Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1, No. 6) 67
Ken Krenzel, Trevor Lewis Monte Plus Plus outjogged handlingInspired by Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1, No. 7) 81
Karl Fulves You Win Once indifferent card put between two black queens, spectator cannot follow it The Chronicles (Issue 1) 1074
John F. Mendoza Have You Ever Heard Of? four-card montes with Ace through Four which change into four Aces The Book of John 47
Edward Marlo Monte Switchout to switch out the money card for an x-card, lapping Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 275
Richard Kaufman Monte for the Maladjusted in the hands CardMagic 106
Philip T. Goldstein Monte Plus Minus Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3, No. 7) 366
Father Cyprian Royal Mounted Monte monte routine with five cards (royal flush), change to all aces, then 2s, royal flush back in deck, double backer The Elegant Card Magic of Father Cyprian 65
Gene Maze, Richard Kaufman A Monte for the Unemployed duplicates, paper clip The Gene Maze Card Book 71
Juan Tamariz, Roden It's A Pity: The Juan Tamariz Routine and Presentation for Finding the Lady extra card Pabular (Vol. 6, No. 6) 856
Lewis Ganson Penny Wise message appears on card, thanks for the penny The Three Card Monte as Entertainment 27
Lewis Ganson Three Card Fooler corner pocket The Three Card Monte as Entertainment 31
Lewis Ganson Chase the Ace two cards with false indices The Three Card Monte as Entertainment 34
Cecil Keech The Climax false indices The Three Card Monte as Entertainment 36
Bob Hummer 3-Card Monte mathematical three card monte (1951) Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 59
Karl Fulves The Optical Trap sandwiched card is suddenly no longer between other cards when 3-card-spread is turned over, see also Cervon MonteVariations Color Quik 8
Karl Fulves Endings - 5 card fooler idea, trick in which 5 stepped cards are printed on cardboard the the queen must be paper clipped from other side
- oil & water packet paper clipped and one color becomes free
Color Quik 48
Lewis Ganson The Queen Goes Home message appears on card, gone home to mother The Three Card Monte as Entertainment 29
Lewis Ganson Pimpernel Card clever gaffed card, all cards are the same as a climax The Three Card Monte as Entertainment 29
Ravelle, Andree Two Blacks-One Red extra card in pocket card The Three Card Monte as Entertainment 32
Ian Adair Striptease Lady as a climax naked queen appears, moveable have card to hide other card The Three Card Monte as Entertainment 37
John F. Mendoza Acey-Deucy Improved Ace and Two of Clubs, monte theme, they transform twice, one of them changes into a dollar coin John: Verse Two 1
Wesley James Japanese Monte unorthodox handlingRelated to Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4, No. 2) 445
Richard Vollmer Poor Man's Monte Variations Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4, No. 4) 472
Philip T. Goldstein Quasimodo three jokers and one normal card are mixed, monte type premise, normal card's back changes red and then blue again with comedic presentation, red/blue double backer Quasimodo / A Fine Mesh 3
Jack Avis Impromptu Mexican monte/twist combo with black aces and black five, then all change to red aces and red five, then all four acesInspired by Octet 62
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
Karl Fulves Mexican IV monte/twist combo with four Ace finaleInspired by Mexican IV 1
Harry Levine Macho Monte with transformations Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5, No. 3) 606
Shigeo Takagi Acrobatic Monte using divided card Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5, No. 6) 639
Tonny Van Rhee Devil's 3-Card Monte using short and narrow cardsRelated to Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5, No. 7) 652
Peter Marshall Apocalypse Variaions Or Additions Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5, No. 9) 678
Harry Riser, Jeff Busby, Shigeo Takagi Presentation of Shigeo Takagi's Miracle Monte Epoptica (Issue 2) 114
Karl Fulves Digital Diamonds A, 2 and J mixed according to rules over phoneInspired byRelated to Six Impromptu Card Tricks 3
Ian Land Alpha Minus Pabular (Vol. 7, No. 12) 1151
John Carney In the Hands Monte monte sequence - last phase has money card penetrating hands and deck onto spectators hand Carney Knowledge 34
Philip T. Goldstein Odd Monte three business cards used MajorMinor 12
Trevor Lewis Monte Plus Switch Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7, No. 7) 940
Sol Stone Clipped Again paper clipRelated to Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7, No. 7) 940
Bob Farmer Clip Miracle Monte variation of Takagi's "Miracle Monte" with paper clip Epoptica (Issue 6) 393
Philip T. Goldstein Quintemonte gaffed The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2, No. 20) 191
Bruce Cervon Cervon Monte, Packet Version three blue-backed and 1 red-backed card
- Phase I - Court card from center to top
- Phase II - Court card from center to bottom
- Phase III - Court card leaves center without a move
- Phase IV - How the card moves
- Phase V - Court card moves even when it has a different colored back
The Cervon Monte 17
Bob Kubota More Monte in the quick 3-way style Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8, No. 10) 1119
Louis Falanga Virginia City Shuffle Martin Lewis' 'Sidewalk Shuffle', with blanks and aces Lake Tahoe Card Magic 16
Martin Lewis Sidewalk Shuffle Jumbo 3 card monte routine, using blank cards and Ace of DiamondsVariations Martin's Miracles 95
Chris Gosselin, Frederick Braue Seven Card Monte color changing back kickerInspired by
  • "Seven Card Monte" (Chris Gosselin, Abracadabra Vol. 30 No. 772, Nov. 1960, p. 276)
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 15
Henry Christ, John Braun Mental Subtraction three cards, one put on table and other two shown, when spectator guesses he is wrong since tabled card is now blank card with custom message The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 18
Paul Curry One, Two, Three one card has a slit, with clean up and credit information on the principle Epoptica (Issue 12) 567
Doug Edwards Clipped at Monte using paper Clip Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12, No. 11) 1707
Anthony Lindan Para-Psychology on the pack, using four cards Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12, No. 6) 1653
Dai Vernon Joker Monte great method, cards in glassesRelated to
  • "Final Choice” (Peter Warlock, Abracadabra, Vol. 42 No. 1072, August 1966, p. 84)
The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 3 99
Brother John Hamman Eight-Ball Queens four card monte routine, to pocket climax The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 114
Richard Bartram Travelling Jack jack between aces moves up and down and eventually disappears The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 31) 551
Martin Gardner MG Trio #3 orientation of head on QS and KH used for monte type guessing game, turning on vertical or horizontal axis ("The principle behind this trick has floated around a while.")Variations Prototype 20
Scott Robinson Sucker Monte three phasesRelated toVariations The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 28) 499
Alex Elmsley Misogynist's Monte card vanishes in the end The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 383
John Bannon Ton-Toid royal flush ending, ungaffed close-up handling for Ton Onosaka's "Tonte" Smoke and Mirrors 133
Edward Marlo Seven Card Monte Redux nine ungaffed methodsInspired by The Olram File (Issue 3) 1
Roger Sherman Herbie the Hand with rubber doll hand, three card monte, money card jumps to magician's hand The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 41) 736
Philip T. Goldstein Montexposé odd back card vanishes among four other cards The Minotaur (Vol. 4, No. 4) 6
Scott Robinson Sucker Ending climax for Scott's Sucker MonteRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 47) 853
Allan Ackerman Another Impromptu Sidewalk Shuffle featuring Ackerman's "Another Quick Four Way" Las Vegas Kardma 149
Allan Ackerman Impromptu Sidewalk Shuffle Las Vegas Kardma 144
Gene Maze Criss-Cross two black queens should be followed by spectator and eventually transform into red queens Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 120
Alexander de Cova, Dai Vernon Seven-Card-Monte card vanishes from packet and reappears on top of pack, three phasesInspired by Secrets No. 1 151
Paul Gertner Four-Card Monte four deuces change into kings Steel and Silver 93
R. Paul Wilson Gypsy's Monte kind of quick-3-way The Little Black Book 3
Guy Hollingworth Montgomery monte style demonstration, surprise climax Notes on Card Tricks and Other Diversions 39
Guy Hollingworth Three Card Monte featuring Optical Alignment Notes on Card Tricks and Other Diversions 10
Paul Harris Double Monte climax for monte routine: money card transposes with two indifferent cards The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue Super Magic) 121
Richard Rechsteiner Sucker Monte Opening one card transforms Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20, No. 8) 2828
Jack Carpenter Steppin' out with Molly three card monte routine with several effect, signed money card to card case climaxRelated to The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 41
Ken Krenzel Sluggard's Monte three slow-motion sequences:
- The Slow Show
- Slow Second
- Slow Slip
Inspired byRelated to Ingenuities 186
Wesley James Japanese Monte Inspired by
  • "The Three Quarter Card" (Masao Atsukawa, "Creative Works in Magic")
The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 57
Peter Duffie Four Card Monte Effortless Card Magic 109
Guy Hollingworth Cherchez la Femme Optical Alignment Drawing Room Deceptions 43
Allan Ackerman, Al Leech A Little Finesse all three cards transform, finessed handlingInspired by Wednesday Nights 13
Chuck Smith Switch-A-Roo Monte short monte sequence with color changing back kicker Why Not? 6
Paul Curry Sure Thing red backed card and blue backed card, one with a hole in the middle, monte Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 65
Karl Fulves Hex Minus goal of the square is to prohibit spectator from reaching certain square, 12-card monte in which spectators cannot get to winning card Hex Squared 82
Masao Atsukawa スリーカードモンテ (Three Card Monte) With Jumbo card gaffs カードの島 42
David Regal Mucilaginous Monte Constant Fooling 2 165
David Regal Sticky Monte money card vanishes at the end Constant Fooling 2 158
David Regal Three...Two...One with color change kicker Constant Fooling 1 97
Thomas Baxter The BC Cop (Baxter Count Cop), cop from small packet as it is counted, used to vanish card in 3 Card Monte The Action Cop 24
Steve Ehlers Intuition Monte monte sequence with Ace through Four of Spades, change to Aces as climax Penumbra (Issue 4) 12
Jim Steinmeyer Three Card Monte spectator mixed three cards according to instructions, possible over phone Impuzzibilities 25
Philip T. Goldstein Yo! Bet no Monte, Boy. a/k/a Roll, or...
matching effect with three cards torn in half and a die
Redivider 40
Al Baker Cherchez la Femme using a card stand, gaffed The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Contributions) 508
Al Baker Monte Surprise transformation kicker, part of card glued on other card The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Instructions) 564
Roberto Giobbi Three-card Monte idea of using the jokers for monte Card College - Volume 5 1103
Jim Steinmeyer the soft-shoe Monte jumbo cards, gimmick with thread-connected sliding cards Artificial conclusions 19
Davide Costi, René Lavand Three Card Monte Close-Up Elegance by Davide Costi 80
Davide Costi Celebration Routine setup for the routine existing of the following three tricks Close-Up Elegance by Davide Costi 77
Jack Carpenter, Allan Ackerman Revisiting Molly monte routine in which money card changes at end and appears reversed in deckInspired by Ackerman 2004 29
John Guastaferro, Allan Ackerman A Bigger Surprise no-throw monte routine with surprise transformation Ackerman 2004 40
Alan "Ace" Greenberg Monte Switch new switch Best of Friends - Volume III 143
Gregory Wilson 2-Card Monte, Plus three cards, double facer Best of Friends - Volume III 502
Jack Parker Visual Acuity Three card monte routine with surprise ending of an eye-chart appearance on a card 52 Memories 150
Andi Gladwin Monte Python Inspired by T and A Tour 25
Jack Parker Twelve Card Monte Monte routine done with three packets of four cards (Four Eights, Four Nines and Four Queens), Queens change to Aces 52 Memories 24
Nick Trost Optical Three-Card Monte Also published here Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 85
Nick Trost Australian Aces sidewalk shuffle type monte effect, gaffed Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 204
Tom Ransom Two Card Monte with 2 odd-backed ace of spades Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 111
Tom Ransom Flustration Monte with 2 odd-backed ace of spades Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 114
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) Find the Lady top cards of four piles change into queens, inspired by Don May's "Stinger Monte" (Wisdom of Solomon) Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 124
Steve Beam, Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) The Stalker presentationInspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 125
Steve Mayhew Mayhew Monte Explosion three cards transform into Royal Flush as climax, including variation where they become ten cards Full Frontal Mayhew 9
Christian Scherer Hände weg vom Falschspiel! monte with jumbo cards, first three red and one black card as a climax three black cards and one red cardInspired by
  • Joe Riding's "The only three Card Trick in the World using four Cards"
Schlaglichter 243
Richard Bangs Double-Down Monte In-the-hands three card monte move. Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 233
Bill Elliott 3-Card Monkey Business Color Monte precursor, first published in Ibidem #16 Facsimile (Issue 6) 56
Benjamin Earl Stem Cell framing routine differently to get different experiences with same handling, four cards shown one by one and tabled, they change into four aces, possible presentations:
- Stem Cell Monte
- Stem Cell Magician vs. Gambler
- Stem Cell Sleight of Hand
Less is More 103