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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
The Cardiste (Issue 1) 3
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Scrambled Straights straights, all hands, Gilbreath precursor (see Fulves' "When Psychics..." reference)Related toVariations The Cardiste (Issue 8) 8
Dai Vernon New Super Countdown red-black alternating set-up, gilbreath Early Vernon 55
Roy Walton Lesson In Larceny ten card packet, spectator deals cards from top or bottom and gets a straight, performer acesRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 9) 47
Karl Fulves Black Magic effect about matching pairs of red and black, related to Gilbreath Principle, fifty-two double facers (!)Related to Epilogue (Issue 1) 2
J. W. Sarles Posi-Negative Cards Magnetic Colors variationRelated to
  • p. 116 for comment by Fred G. Taylor, Fulves and backdating to 1958
  • Ibidem #16 (p. 11)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 7) 99
Karl Fulves Incorporated Color Control - Part One: pairs attract each other after riffle shuffle (RBBR-RBBR-...)
- Part Two: spectator lays out pairs on table, performer knows which ones are black and which red
- Part Three: number of color-matching pairs kind of predicted
Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 9) 111
Paul Swinford Fantasia number of red/black cards drawn by spectator are predicted, new deck order Faro Fantasy 40
Paul Swinford Opus Thirteen Gilbreath Principle & Faro Shuffle, new deck order Faro Fantasy 37
Karl Fulves The Odd Event red-black matching thing with 2 card locationRelated toVariations Epilogue (Issue 3) 18
Karl Fulves Riffle/Reverse combination of riffle shuffle and reverse faro, related to Gilbreath PrincipleRelated to Epilogue (Issue 3) 18
Gene Finnell Color Prophecy performer predicts which red-black pairs will match when two halves are dealt after a shuffle The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 9) 189
Karl Fulves ESP + Math ESP cards are shuffled and distributed, performer knows who has a pair in his cards, see also p. 728 for comment, p. 840 for comment by Jerry FultonRelated toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 4) 162
Karl Fulves, Charles Hudson ESP + Math non ESP-version, cards are shuffled and distributed, performer knows who has a pair in his cardsInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 7) 178
Peter Alexis Scarlock's Card phoned person knows dealt poker handsInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 12) 214
Karl Fulves Some Special Cases "Basic Position Control", riffle shuffle set-ups, including an unusual derivation of the basic Gilbreath principle in Example 6
- Example 4 - 6
Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 34
Karl Fulves The Rue Morgue Problem cards riffle shuffled by spectators and dealt in pairs to players, they remove red or black poker chips according to red-black distribution, chip values and cards added, the total is 28 and predicted Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 54
Gene Finnell Riffle-Shuffle Set-ups some Gilbreath Principle applications and handling Epilogue (Issue 5) 36
Karl Fulves Riffle/Reverse Notes combination of riffle shuffle and reverse faro, related to Gilbreath PrincipleRelated to Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue The Triple Faro) 48
Karl Fulves Black Magic Notes effect about matching pairs of red and black, related to Gilbreath Principle, see also Addenda on page 60Related to Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue The Triple Faro) 49
Gene Finnell Red and Black Challenge red-black separation after riffle shuffle with location combo, gilbreath Epilogue (Issue 5) 37
Gene Finnell Face-up Face-down Duplication face up/face down order of two piles match, gilbreath Epilogue (Issue 5) 37
Gene Finnell Influential Pairs Variation some red-black matching occurs, gilbreathInspired by Epilogue (Issue 5) 37
Edward Marlo The Odd Event red-black matching thing with two-card locationInspired by Epilogue (Issue 5) 38
Roy Walton Miracle Location two card location with red black alternated deck Epilogue (Issue 6) 45
Karl Fulves New Light on Black Magic face-up/face-down shuffled deck, effect with matching pairs of face-down and face-up cards with several phases Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue First Supplement) 50
Paul Swinford Pairs Foretold three mates removed by spectator are predicted More Faro Fantasy 42
Paul Swinford, Norman Gilbreath Gilbreath Revisited deck cut in three piles, one pile looked over, performer knows number of red and black cards in other piles, handling for Gilbreath's "Separating One Deck With One Shuffle" (Linking Ring, July 1958) More Faro Fantasy 44
Nick Trost High Card Poker Deal stacked poker deal, spectator shuffles, gilbreath Card Cavalcade 157
Karl Fulves Riffle/Reverse combination of riffle shuffle and reverse faro, related to Gilbreath Principle Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 17
Gene Finnell Gilbreath Claim claims that he discovered the principle in 1953 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 63
Gene Finnell Face-up/Face-down Challenge face-up/face-down condition of one pile matches that of another pile Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 65
J. W. Sarles Posi-Negative Cards Magnetic Colors variationRelated to Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 2
Karl Fulves Attraction after riffle shuffle cards are dealt in pairs, matching red or black pair is always followed by pair of other colorRelated to Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 3
Karl Fulves Incorporated Color Control number of color-matching pairs kind of predicted after riffle shuffleRelated to Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 4
Karl Fulves Black Magic effect about matching pairs of red and black, related to Gilbreath Principle, fifty-two double facers (!)Related to Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 6
Karl Fulves ESP + Math ESP cards are shuffled and distributed, performer knows who has a pair in his cardsRelated to Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 8
Gene Finnell Color Prophecy performer predicts which red-black pairs will match when two halves are dealt after a shuffleRelated to Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 12
Peter Alexis Scarlock's Card phoned person knows dealt poker handsRelated to Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 13
Karl Fulves The Odd Event red-black matching thing with two card location Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 16
Gene Finnell Red and Black Challenge "Magnetic Colors" as set-up for divided deck location Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 63
Gene Finnell Influential Pairs Variation Related to Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 66
Edward Marlo The Odd Event red-black matching thing with two card locationInspired by Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 67
Roy Walton Miracle Location two card location with red black alternated deckRelated to Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 73
Marvin Johnson Logical Odd Event two selections found and red-black separationInspired by Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 77
James G. Thompson Jr. ESP + Math + Thompson ESP cards are shuffled and distributed, performer knows who has a pair in his cards
- Adding Another Factor
- Phase II
- Phase III
- Added Notes by Thompson
Inspired by Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 92
Jerry Mentzer Notes on the Gilbreath Principle credit information Card Cavalcade II 93
Mike Boden Deck Memorization OOTW with the performer dealing as a memory stunt, gilbreath Card Cavalcade II 90
Paul Curry Don't Lie To Me two spectators get half the pack and either lie or say the truth about each card, magician spots all the liesAlso published here Paul Curry Presents 47
Paul Curry The Red And The Black spectator arrange the deck, cards are in red/black pairs except the aces. Paul Curry Presents 53
Paul Curry Odds And Evens spectator always gets two cards and decides whether they have an odd or even total Paul Curry Presents 106
Peter Kane, Gus Southall Gil's Game spectator cannot win in red-black game in which he has to select groups of one colorRelated to
  • New Pentagram, June 1970
A Further Card Session with Peter Kane 4
Nick Trost The Lone Stranger Spectator locates own card by unknowingly placing it with a group of cards of a different colorAlso published here Subtle Card Magic: Part One 5
Frank Garcia Grand Slam gilbreath, duplicate spade cardsInspired by Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1, No. 3) 29
Paul Swinford Magnetic Coincidence selection by spectator and performer are found next to each other by stop procedure, marked and half forcing deck, gilbreath Arcane (Issue 2) 15
Jeff Busby The Constant Straight Routine straights show up despite shuffling and mixing, seven phases, with packetRelated to Curioser 21
Jeff Busby Polar Repulsion Straights "The same as Constant Straight Routine only more so!"Related to Curioser 24
Karl Fulves By Two And Two one riffle shuffle, then pairs turned up, when odd-colored, the next pair is also odd-colored, when match, then the next is match Origins 54
Karl Fulves Centering one riffle shuffle, five cards considered, center card named when seeing some of the othersRelated to Origins 55
Bob King All-Fair Poker real shuffle, yet straights for all and royal flush for performer, gilbreath Best of Friends 267
Reinhard Müller, Justin Branch "Mish Mosh" gilbreath and dealing procedure to separate suits, non-faro method of a Justin Branch effectVariations Best of Friends 314
Karl Fulves Trackinback NPO deck dealt into four piles, spectator removes a value pair from any pile which is divined by performer, riffle shuffle connectionInspired by After Jordan 3
Doug Canning, Tom Craven Straight Slam spectator shuffles, yet top thirteen cards are straight from ace to king, gilbreath Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7, No. 4) 908
Doug Canning, Tom Craven Straight Prediction spectator shuffles and deals a bit and ends up with five cards: Ten-high straigt, predicted Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7, No. 4) 908
Reinhard Müller Gilbreath in the Escorial sorting in four suits Arcane (Issue 11) 150
Philip T. Goldstein Counter Feat spectator finds his card at some position Thequal 6
Philip T. Goldstein The Mockingbird missing card divined, part of the "Birds of Prey" locations Amperthand 1
Karl Fulves Chain of Events discussion of red-black pair relationship properties after riffle shuffle Color Capture 10
Karl Fulves The Diagonal Relationship after riffle shuffle spectator takes pairs, turns one over and guesses color of other card, performer is always right Color Capture 2
Karl Fulves Pristine after riffle shuffle pairs are dealt, all have matching colors Color Capture 6
Karl Fulves Nexto two positions in deck decided upon by spectator and performer, after riffle shuffle those positions are counted to and the prediction that one is of each color is verified Color Capture 7
Karl Fulves Memory Mix after riffle shuffle performer memorizes order, deck dealt into 2 heaps, performer announces number of matching color pairs in one heapRelated to Color Capture 8
Karl Fulves Smart Modem twelve red and twelve black cards, cards shuffled and dealt into two heaps by spectator, paper slips with "match" and "no match" used to predict whether pairs match in color, with variations:
- Smart Alek (getting some pairs wrong on purpose)
- Which Colors? (predicting colors as well)
- Machine Dream (incorporating money machine prop)
- Read This First
Color Capture 12
Karl Fulves Colorite after riffle shuffle and deal into 2 halves, performer divines color of top card of spectator's pile, repeated for all cards Color Capture 20
Karl Fulves The 5-6-9-10 System discussion of riffle shuffle of alternating set-upRelated to Color Capture 28
Philip T. Goldstein Humthing cards with names of different songs, chosen one is played / divined, using non-existent titles that sound plausible Mix '86 2
Philip T. Goldstein ESPrit property about order in ESP deck predicted after shuffle Doth 9
Philip T. Goldstein Calvinist Poker spectator chooses five cards after shuffle, prediction about cards made Doth 14
Philip T. Goldstein The Schizoid Rosary two piles created from deck, number of red card in one and court card in other pile predicted Doth 1
Dai Vernon Vernon On Gilbreath The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 212
Philip T. Goldstein Mocha removed ESP card divined with other cards Fifth 1
Philip T. Goldstein Interrupted Gilbreath Principle Fifth 2
Philip T. Goldstein Encounter duplicate found in second deck when number is counted down, "Interrupted Gilbreath Principle" Fifth 2
Philip T. Goldstein Knowker performer divines high card in poker hand, then full hand Fifth 8
Harry Lorayne Straight Away despite spectator's shuffling, two straights are dealt, gilbreath Trend Setters 251
Philip T. Goldstein Humthing cards with names of different songs, chosen one is played / divined, using non-existent titles that sound plausible NYCANOTES 5
Philip T. Goldstein Janushuffle double sided ESP cards, "polyhedronal approach to the Gilbreath Principle" Thavant 37
Philip T. Goldstein A Clash of Symbols three phase ESP routine with cards in envelopes which also have symbols, "three-sided approach to the Gilbreath Principle"Also published here Thavant 41
Philip T. Goldstein Humthing cards with names of different songs, chosen one is played / divined, using non-existent titles that sound plausible Music City Conclave 1992 Notes 4
Philip T. Goldstein Zenvelopes ten ESP cards in envelopes are sorted in pairs by spectatorInspired by Music City Conclave 1992 Notes 8
Karl Fulves A trick fragment predicting that all pairs come off with a red and a black card after riffle shuffle in off-beat way Deceptive Practices 26
Karl Fulves An anti-Miraskil card problem Miraskill-Gilbreath-combination posed as problem Deceptive Practices 52
Karl Fulves A Martian Chronicle Deceptive Practices 75
Karl Fulves Witness six spectators with cards and pens, one of them writes an X on his card behind performers back, those with red cards must speak truth, black must lie, performer finds murdererRelated toVariations Deceptive Practices 78
Philip T. Goldstein, Stewart James Shufflegram inspired by Stewart James "Webster Had A Word For It" (Linking Ring)
- First Avenue
- Second Avenue
Thabbatical 38
Philip T. Goldstein Chromagnon memory demonstration of red/black order Thabbatical 121
Karl Fulves Red Square guessing color of next card, spectator has chance score, performer all correct Crooked Tales 51
Peter Duffie The Vegas Connection Gilbreath thing Duffie's Card Compulsions 190
Peter Duffie Mixed Reaction Miraskill & Gilbreath Duffie's Card Compulsions 182
Philip T. Goldstein The Mockingbird missing card divined, part of the "Birds of Prey" locations Connotes 2
Bob King Perfect Match Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19, No. 4) 2629
Philip T. Goldstein The Mockingbird missing card divined, part of the "Birds of Prey" locations Desert Seminar Notes 3
Philip T. Goldstein Zenvelopes ten ESP cards in envelopes are sorted in pairs by spectatorInspired by Desert Seminar Notes 6
Richard Vollmer Last (Gil)Breath gilbreath, face up face down mess Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20, No. 12) 2869
Nick Trost Seven Card Draw Prediction Predict number of red/black cards selected The Card Magic of Nick Trost 123
Nick Trost Subtle Location with the Gilbreath Principle The Card Magic of Nick Trost 137
Nick Trost Blind-Sight Gilbreath principle, shuffle two decks together The Card Magic of Nick Trost 162
Norman Gilbreath Gilbreath Principle Related to
  • "Magnetic Colors" (Norman Gilbreath, The Linking Ring, July 1958)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 316
Nick Trost Odd Man Wins! Presentation by Mack PicknickVariations The Card Magic of Nick Trost 93
Nick Trost, Al Thatcher The Omega Bet - Updated Multiple prediction of whether selected cards matched color, last phase uses GilbreathInspired by The Card Magic of Nick Trost 96
Nick Trost High-Card Poker Deal Poker deal from packet of high cards, spectators receive Ace-high straights, performer gets winning four of a kind, uses Gilbreath principle The Card Magic of Nick Trost 113
Nick Trost Calling the Hands Inspired by The Card Magic of Nick Trost 115
Nick Trost Psychic Poker similar to previous "Calling the Hands" The Card Magic of Nick Trost 117
Nick Trost Double Poker Hand Prediction Comes from Bill Miesel's notes, performed in 1968 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 124
Nick Trost The Lone Stranger Card located by being in bank of opposite colorsAlso published here The Card Magic of Nick Trost 138
Nick Trost Lineup Gilbreath Principle, arrange face up/down cards in same order (Bob King variation first published as "Order Please" in manuscript Magician Foolers, p. 5, 1989)Variations The Card Magic of Nick Trost 149
Nick Trost, U. F. Grant Three Chances in 26 Updated handling of "One Chance in 26" (Nick Trost, The New Tops, May 1965) with Gilbreath and two more selectionsInspired by The Card Magic of Nick Trost 175
Nick Trost Second Method Alternative method for "Horse Race" using Gilbreath Principle, first appeared in "Gambling Tricks with Cards, Part Two" (1975) The Card Magic of Nick Trost 102
Nick Trost The Tic-Tac-Toe Divination Deck of 'X's and 'O's, match order of 'X's and 'O's. The Card Magic of Nick Trost 185
Nick Trost Gilbreath Aces Four Aces lost in deck, spectator deals through deck and locates AcesInspired by
  • an Ace opener described by Oscar Weigle Jr. (The Dragon, June 1939), credited to Steve Belchou
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 225
Nick Trost, Al Thatcher Crooked Dealing Pseudo gambling demo for seconds, bottoms and centersInspired by The Card Magic of Nick Trost 228
Nick Trost, Al Thatcher, Michael F. Zens Zens-Gilbreath Poker Deal Any poker hand called forInspired by
  • "The Zens Quadruple Poker Trick" (M. F. Zens, 1931)
  • "Super-Duper Poker Deal" (Al Thatcher, Jerry Mentzer's Card File, 1993)
Related to
  • "Any Hand Called For" (Karl Fulves, More Self-Working Card Tricks, 1984)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 232
Nick Trost The Perfecto Bridge Deal Variations The Card Magic of Nick Trost 235
Nick Trost Straight Poker Deal Deal from shuffled deck, spectators get straight, performer get full house.Variations The Card Magic of Nick Trost 236
Nick Trost Pinochle Deal Uses Pinochle deck The Card Magic of Nick Trost 239
Nick Trost Gin Rummy Deal The Card Magic of Nick Trost 257
Nick Trost Coon Can Deal Gives description and history of game The Card Magic of Nick Trost 261
Nick Trost Special-Deck Blackjack-Poker Deal Blackjack and poker combined demo The Card Magic of Nick Trost 265
Nick Trost Canasta Deal Related to The Card Magic of Nick Trost 270
Nick Trost Uruguay Canasta Deal Related to The Card Magic of Nick Trost 273
Nick Trost International Canasta Deal The Card Magic of Nick Trost 274
Wesley James SympathOrder half deck face-up and face-down, spectator shuffles, dealt in two piles, they have same face-up/face-down orientation The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 65
Peter Duffie The Short Deck Baffler Challenge location, card freely selected and shuffled, magician finds it Effortless Card Magic 82
Philip T. Goldstein The Mockingbird missing card divined, part of the "Birds of Prey" location FISM '97 5
Marty Kane Mish Mosh Tell-A-Vision suits of cards are divined, with fingers, then separation by spectatorInspired by The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 64) 1262
Roy Walton Company of Four pack is divided in four packets which are shown to be the suits, Gilbreath principle The Looking Glass (Issue 4) 147
Karl Fulves Expansionism memorizing color sequence of 32 cards, but really only 16Related to Combo 38
Philip T. Goldstein The Mockingbird missing card divined, part of the "Birds of Prey" location, in english and french Montreal Lecture Notes - Notes de Conférence 3
Philip T. Goldstein A Clash of Symbols three phase ESP routine with cards in envelopes which also have symbols, "three-sided approach to the Gilbreath Principle", in english and frenchAlso published here Montreal Lecture Notes - Notes de Conférence 6
Marty Kane Cigar Club eight picture cards and eight number card are shuffled and cut in half, always one picture and one number card, then spectator removes some cards and does a down under deal with the rest, last card tells amount of removed cardsInspired by
  • Ramon Rioboo's "6 Murders and 6 Cops" in "Magic" 7/97
  • Gene Finnell's"Down/Under Counter" in "Gene Finnell's Card Magic"
The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 70) 1451
Richard Osterlind Viewed ESP Prediction cards taken from two packets, matches prediction Dynamic Mysteries 47
Steve Mayhew The Principle Angel Shuffle principle, spectator's riffle shuffle does not influence the stack Angels May Shuffle but the Devil Still Deals 9
Steve Mayhew The Routine stack for two hands, both are good but performer wins, spectator can riffle shuffleVariations Angels May Shuffle but the Devil Still Deals 9
Steve Mayhew The Ultimate Double-Duke stacking four hands, spectator gets flush, performer full house or four of a kind, gambling demonstration Angels May Shuffle but the Devil Still Deals 11
Steve Mayhew The Ultimate Gardner-Marlo spectator shuffles between roundsRelated to Angels May Shuffle but the Devil Still Deals 16
Steve Mayhew Ten Card Finale spectator shuffles again and still loses Angels May Shuffle but the Devil Still Deals 19
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
Philip T. Goldstein A Credit to His Race horse race plot, with particular rules and playing cards, performer winsInspired by
  • "Derby" (Tony Koynini, 1952)
Rocky Notes 3
Philip T. Goldstein Humthing cards with names of different songs, chosen one is played / divined, using non-existent titles that sound plausible Baltimore Notes 2
Philip T. Goldstein A Clash of Symbols three phase ESP routine with cards in envelopes which also have symbols, "three-sided approach to the Gilbreath Principle"Also published here Baltimore Notes 7
Philip T. Goldstein A Clash of Symbols three phase ESP routine with cards in envelopes which also have symbols, "three-sided approach to the Gilbreath Principle"Also published here Northeast 6
Philip T. Goldstein A Credit to His Race horse race plot, with particular rules and playing cards, performer winsInspired by
  • "Derby" (Tony Koynini, 1952)
Missouri Notes 3
Philip T. Goldstein A Clash of Symbols three phase ESP routine with cards in envelopes which also have symbols, "three-sided approach to the Gilbreath Principle"Also published here Missouri Notes 5
Philip T. Goldstein A Credit to His Race horse race plot, with particular rules and playing cards, performer winsInspired by
  • "Derby" (Tony Koynini, 1952)
OCMC Notes 2
Philip T. Goldstein A Clash of Symbols three phase ESP routine with cards in envelopes which also have symbols, "three-sided approach to the Gilbreath Principle"Also published here OCMC Notes 5
Philip T. Goldstein A Credit to His Race horse race plot, with particular rules and playing cards, performer winsInspired by
  • "Derby" (Tony Koynini, 1952)
Texas Notes 2
Philip T. Goldstein A Clash of Symbols three phase ESP routine with cards in envelopes which also have symbols, "three-sided approach to the Gilbreath Principle" Texas Notes 6
Paul Curry Don't Lie to Me two spectators get half the pack and either lie or say the truth about each card, magician spots all the liesVariationsAlso published here Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 83
Simon Aronson Oddly Enough Simple game as bet, magician keeps winningInspired by Try the Impossible 179
Norman Gilbreath Gilbreath Principle in combination with a faro The Boston Trick Party 14
Philip T. Goldstein Toll a Total, a Total Lot a/k/a Must Sum
taking cards from two piles
Redivider 21
Philip T. Goldstein Word Row forcing a word with alphabet cards Redivider 23
Philip T. Goldstein A Clash of Symbols three phase ESP routine with cards in envelopes which also have symbols, "three-sided approach to the Gilbreath Principle"Also published here Mawny Notes 6
Philip T. Goldstein Humthing cards with names of different songs, chosen one is played / divined, using non-existent titles that sound plausible Saint Louis Notes 3
Philip T. Goldstein A Clash of Symbols three phase ESP routine with cards in envelopes which also have symbols, "three-sided approach to the Gilbreath Principle"Also published here Singapore Notes 7
Philip T. Goldstein A Clash of Symbols three phase ESP routine with cards in envelopes which also have symbols, "three-sided approach to the Gilbreath Principle"Also published here ... Land Notes 7
Allan Slaight Magnetic Miraskill Penumbra (Issue 7) 6
Karl Fulves Suit Secrets what happens when a suit stack is riffle shuffled and groups of different size dealt When Psychics Play Poker 12
Russell "Rusduck" Duck, Karl Fulves Scrambled Straights on Rusduck's trick as Gilbreath precursorRelated to When Psychics Play Poker 4
Karl Fulves Rusduck's Riffle variation of "Colorist"Related to When Psychics Play Poker 8
Karl Fulves A Rusduckian Shuffle Rusduck's top-bottom-removal as analog to riffle shuffleRelated to When Psychics Play Poker 9
Karl Fulves In Case what to do when the riffle shuffle was bad in "ESP + Math"Related to When Psychics Play Poker 24
Karl Fulves Quicker Count spectator riffle shuffles deck, deals two ten-card piles, moves a card from pile to pile and gives either pile to performer who divines card When Psychics Play Poker 31
Karl Fulves Noah Count pectator riffle shuffles deck, deals a pile and moves two cards from rest into pile which is shuffled and handed to performer who divines both cards When Psychics Play Poker 32
Karl Fulves Crooked Straight two straights for performer and spectator, but performer has higher one, performer's hand pops out of banded deckInspired by Under Tension 34
Philip T. Goldstein Humthing cards with names of different songs, chosen one is played / divined, using non-existent titles that sound plausible Applecture 2
Philip T. Goldstein A Clash of Symbols three phase ESP routine with cards in envelopes which also have symbols, "three-sided approach to the Gilbreath Principle" MINDvention Notes 7
Michael Weber, Dean Dill Here are some things to think about with this deck. various suggestions, applied to Miraskill, separating suits (Out of Escorial) A New World 12
Karl Fulves Speed Reading memorizing 40 cards with 5 numbersRelated to Combo II 69
Karl Fulves Compression Technique Gilbreath & ComboRelated to Combo II 74
Karl Fulves Contract Player deck first sorted in colors, then suits, by magician Combo II 76
Karl Fulves Reflex Action spectator distributes half deck face-up on table, performer deals other half on top and all pairs match color Combo II 78
Karl Fulves Visionary performer sorts half the deck face-down after a riffle shuffle Combo II 80
Jack Parker, Tomas Blomberg Rump Shaker Performer deals four Aces to himself twice, then gives everyone great hands in the third round, leaving the best hand (straight flush) for himselfInspired by 52 Memories 81
Asi Wind Red & Black after one riffle shuffle, some cards are dealt and the colors divined by performer Chapter One 9
Nick Trost, Karl Fulves Two Compatibility Tests first part is Karl Fulves' "Profiling", Gilbreath Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 18
Nick Trost, Reinhard Müller Do As I Do Suit Separation Gilbreath Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 25
Nick Trost Gilbreath Plays Euchre using a 24-card Euchre deck Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 92
Nick Trost The Spectator's Straight Flush I Gilbreath, spectator locates straight flush Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 111
Nick Trost The Gambler's Luck Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 114
Nick Trost Color Prediction with Three Spectators Gilbreath based, Miraskill Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 131
Norman Gilbreath, Nick Trost Reverse Gilbreath Principle Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 131
Nick Trost Three-Way Miracle Prediction Reverse Gilbreath Principle, number of red and black cards predicted Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 133
Nick Trost, Philip T. Goldstein Predicting Red, Black and Courts Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 134
Norman Gilbreath Gilbreath Principle Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 272
Hector Chadwick Reds and Blacks Performer divines red/black from spectator shuffled deckInspired by The Mental Mysteries of Hector Chadwick 85
Howard Hamburg Hidden Prediction cards chosen via shuffling-dealing-procedure, total of values predicted, gilbreath The "D" Notes 17
Howard Hamburg Gilbreath Principal credit information on a conjecture by Gilbreath, probably misunderstanding The "D" Notes 35
Howard Hamburg, Jon Armstrong, Nick Trost Perfect Poker Deal poker hand is shuffled into deck and still dealt right from the top, gilbreath The "D" Notes 21
Michael Weber Bipolar Magnetic Miraskill first Miraskill, then Slaight's Magnetic Miraskill (Ibidem) with face-up/face-down mixed deck 505 12
Woody Aragon Psychic Poker after shuffle 4 poker hands are divined, one predicted, full deck stack, gilbreath Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 65
Joe Anderson Color Match gilbreath, idea for Steve Beam's "Gentleman's Bet" (Vol. 1) Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 287
Woody Aragon Gilbreath Detective two card selection, spectator shuffles pack A Book in English 161
Woody Aragon Erdnase spectator shuffles, five hands dealt. "Erdnase" gets four aces and a Joker A Book in English 181
Woody Aragon On the Gilbreath Principle generalizes Gilbreath principle with non-repeated groups of cards A Book in English 259
Woody Aragon Bored of Shuffling cards are shuffled face-up face-down by spectator. the number of face up cards and the nature of the face of cards are predicted on a sheet of paper.Inspired by
  • "Shuffle-bored" (Simon Aronson, Shuffle-bored, 1980)
A Book in English 153
Woody Aragon Psychic Poker spectator shuffles and deals four hands. magician guesses winning player and predicts winning hand.Inspired by A Book in English 167
Woody Aragon Grandpa's Poker spectators shuffle, perofmer names hands before revealed, and performer gets straight flush A Book in English 175
Woody Aragon The Psychic Deck spectator-shuffled deck answers questions about thought of personInspired by
  • "Color Sense" (Norman Gilbreath)
Related to
  • "Answering Computer" (Juan Tamariz, Mnemonica, 2004)
A Book in English 241
Jason England, Allan Ackerman, Steve Mayhew The World's Greatest Card Cheat "Topsy Turvey Poker" is played, spectator riffle shuffles, his straight flush is completed with previously openly sleeved cardInspired by The Cardjurer 109
Denis Behr, Friedrich Roitzsch Lie Detector red/black lie detected by phone appInspired by Seventeen Secrets - Volume 2 12
Jack Carpenter A Completely Self-Working Method of the "Ultimate Hold 'Em Demonstration" Ultimate Hold 'Em 27
Friedrich Roitzsch Sucker Punch two good hands after a spectator's shuffle, gilbreath & punch dealInspired by FFFF Lecture Notes 2015 5
Jack Carpenter Ultimate Hold 'Em Demonstration spectator shuffles and deals, yet straight flush is received
- Audience
- Texas Hold 'Em Basics
- Performance Overview
- Background
- Set-up
- The Wager
- The First Shuffle and Deal
- The Second Shuffle & Deal
- The Elimination Procedure
- The Burn & Turn Sequence
- The Revelation
- Notes on Jack's Presentation
- A Swindle
- Hard Prediction
- Big Chops
Inspired by
  • "The Best Hand Ever" (Jay Jayaraman, Hold 'Em Magic, Frame, 2011)
Ultimate Hold 'Em 2
Pit Hartling Two-Deck Gilbreath Idea no applicationRelated to Quarterly (Issue 3 (Summer 2015)) 34
Max Maven A Clash of Symbols three phase ESP routine with cards in envelopes which also have symbols, "three-sided approach to the Gilbreath Principle"Also published here Session Notes 9
Joseph Barry OOMW - Out of My World Related to
  • "Splitting the Difference" (Gordon Bean, Genii, May 2005)
  • "Red/Black" (John Kennedy, Genii, Vol. 52 No. 9, 1989)
Charlotte's Notes 3
Joseph Barry Stuart's Strip Poker spectator thinks of card, shuffles and removes it, cards dealt and missing card completes straightInspired byRelated to Operandi (Issue 2) 20