13 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Gags & Curiousities / Games
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Theodore Annemann Thoughts in General: Poker Hand Solitaire arranging poker hands from 25 cards The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 12) 58
Gerald Lynton Kaufman Poker Challenge bet/game in which performer and spectator openly draw cards, solution on page 885 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 150) 881
Unknown The Thirty-Card Race Spectator and magician pick up one to six cards from a pile of thirty, last person to take a card wins, magician always wins Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 13
Unknown The One-Two-Three Card Race fifteen cards, take turns taking one, two or three cards, takes the last card is loser. Magician always wins Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 14
Harry Lorayne Ten Card Puzzler layout puzzle Personal Secrets 49
Steve Shimm Game-Playing Machines article about simple computer programs applied to (card) games
- Banker And Broker (cutting the high card)
- The Tic-Tac-Toe Machine
- Computer At The Card Table
- The Machine As Innovator
Related to Epilogue (Issue 7) 52
Ken Beale Odd/Even Bet play on words The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 3) 701
Martin Gardner Parity Bet eleven cards on table with one free section, sliding task for spectator as bet The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 3) 700
Robert Connelly "Say Red" betting game whether next card is red The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 3) 702
Larry Becker "Duck-Too" mate production with presenation as a strange card game Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2, No. 2) 157
Tom Craven Head to Head puzzle/bet, head-to-head poker game, cards are openly chosen, yet performer winsRelated to Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3, No. 9) 393
Unknown Bar Bet probability bet Secret Agenda (Issue Oct 8) 300
Harapan Ong, Ryan Plunkett Stock Lines Stock Lines: Ad lib game for magicians, made into structured routine that dictates the card trick Some Assembly Required 27