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S. W. Erdnase Erdnase System of Stock Shuffling - Two-Card Stock
- Three-Card Stock
- Four-Card Stock
- Five-Card Stock
- Twelve-Card Stock--For Draw Poker
- Euchre Stock--Four-Handed Game-1
- Euchre Stock--Four-Hande Game-2
Related toVariations The Expert at the Card Table 68
Jack Merlin Peep in Conjunction with a Second or Bottom as an Aid glimpsing cards on top and bottom while looking at hole card, dealing seconds or bottom accordingly Merlin at the Card Table 13
Jack Merlin Bottom Deal as used in a Game management, with palming and when to deal bottoms Merlin at the Card Table 13
Jack Merlin The Story of the Cold Deck gamblers deck switch, management in a real game and in an expose Merlin at the Card Table 13
Jack Merlin To Deal Four Aces From Any Man's Pack riffle stack of four aces for four hands Merlin at the Card Table 15
Jack Merlin The Shooting of Pete McGuff story, two times seven hands, from new pack order Merlin at the Card Table 16
Jack Merlin Master Poker Dealing royal flush from named suit, four hands Merlin at the Card Table 17
Jack Merlin Exhibition Poker Feat five full houses, then straight from selected cut pile Merlin at the Card Table 19
Jack Merlin Deck Switch in the pocket, while getting a handkerchiefVariations Merlin at the Card Table 19
Jack Merlin Pinochle routine for winning in Pinochle Merlin at the Card Table 19
Jack Merlin A Simple Run Up For Pinochle with haymow shuffle Merlin at the Card Table 20
Jack Merlin Bridge-West advantage play Merlin at the Card Table 21
Jack Merlin Challenge Bridge Demonstration named suit is dealt, bridge demonstration Merlin at the Card Table 22
Jack Merlin Glossary some gambling terms Merlin at the Card Table 23
Jack Merlin Improved Card From Pocket pack in spectator's pocket, he removes cards then the deck, only his card remains in the pocketVariations Merlin's Master Miracles 3
Jack Merlin Force showing the card a little longer Merlin's Master Miracles 3
Jack Merlin Combining the Passing of Cards with the Pocket Trick one packet in spectator's pocket Merlin's Master Miracles 3
Jack Merlin A Four Ace Assemble aces rise on top of the deck Merlin's Master Miracles 4
Jack Merlin Production of Chosen Card by Riffling Pack from One Hand to the Other selection is at place where spectator stops, springing cards from one hand to the other Merlin's Master Miracles 5
Jack Merlin The Tip Up Find spectator cuts to selection Merlin's Master Miracles 6
Jack Merlin Causing A Spectator to Do a Change spectator tries to change card by slapping on it, selection is found on the bottom, joke Merlin's Master Miracles 6
Jack Merlin Rubbing Off the Spot and Showing Where it Goes picking off the pip Merlin's Master Miracles 7
Jack Merlin Telling the Amount of Cards Cut by a Spectator performer knows amount of cards cut to, then asks for another number and cuts that number himself Merlin's Master Miracles 8
Jack Merlin The Pack that Cuts Itself cut packs itself at selection, hair Merlin's Master Miracles 9
Jack Merlin Snap Changes Merlin's Master Miracles 10
Jack Merlin Three Card Force and Floor Change card is forced several times, then put under foot of spectator who thinks all cards are the same, then card under foot changes and deck is normal Merlin's Master Miracles 11
Jack Merlin Floor Change throw change Merlin's Master Miracles 12
Jack Merlin My Favorite Four Ace Trick three double faced ace, McDonalds Aces Merlin's Master Miracles 12
Jack Merlin An Impromptu Laugh bridge card with same back design is forced as a joke Merlin's Master Miracles 15
Jack Merlin Here There and Everywhere ambitious card, then stop trick, twice the card is at the stopped position Merlin's Master Miracles 15
Jack Merlin Side Palm while tapping the card in the center, transferring on top Merlin's Master Miracles 17
Jack Merlin Super Mental Card Effect thought of card is found on number performer says in cut half, alternative ending, card stab Merlin's Master Miracles 17
Jack Merlin Telepathy Card Trick in pocket, hiding extra cards in pocket Merlin's Master Miracles 19
Jack Merlin The Spread cards spread on the table, card is selected, returned and eventually foundVariations Merlin's Master Miracles 20
Jack Merlin Crimp for a Table Spread crimping the selection while pushing the cards towards the spectator to be shuffled Merlin's Master Miracles 21
Jack Merlin Inked Card as Key Card in tabled spread Merlin's Master Miracles 21
Jack Merlin Theory short Merlin's Master Manipulations 3
Jack Merlin Practice on practice and other theory aspects Merlin's Master Manipulations 3
Jack Merlin The Pulse of the Public on doing magic in a vaudeville / varieté environment Merlin's Master Miracles 22
Jack Merlin Passes Merlin's Master Manipulations 4
Jack Merlin Improved Hermann turning the hand as cover Merlin's Master Manipulations 4
Jack Merlin Outjog Pass jog shuffle and cut, haymow shuffle Merlin's Master Manipulations 5
Jack Merlin Side Slide Palm and Flesh Frip side palm after a peek Merlin's Master Manipulations 5
Jack Merlin The Pass as a Trick no passes, to fool those familiar with passes, ambitious card plot Merlin's Master Manipulations 6
Jack Merlin Top Turnover side palm and unloading the card while turning top card over Merlin's Master Manipulations 6
Jack Merlin Pass Using Second Dealing ambitious card sequence, second deal Merlin's Master Manipulations 6
Jack Merlin Snap Pass palming the card while tapping it into the deck and producing it at the fingertips Merlin's Master Manipulations 6
Jack Merlin Tip Over Change and Pass Variations Merlin's Master Manipulations 7
Jack Merlin Seconds and Bottoms Merlin's Master Manipulations 7
Jack Merlin Seconds Merlin's Master Manipulations 7
Jack Merlin Bottoms Erdnase grip Merlin's Master Manipulations 8
Jack Merlin Glide example as a stop trick Merlin's Master Manipulations 8
Jack Merlin Four Ace Trick bottom deal method Merlin's Master Manipulations 9
Jack Merlin A Sequence Effect thirteen cards put in order by dealing them in a row on the table, alternate top bottomsVariations Merlin's Master Manipulations 9
Jack Merlin False Shuffles and Cuts Merlin's Master Manipulations 9
Jack Merlin The Jack Merlin Riffle Shuffle Related to Merlin's Master Manipulations 9
Jack Merlin False Shuffle and Cuts with the Jack Merlin Riffle Shuffle as the basis Merlin's Master Manipulations 10
Jack Merlin The Lace Thru False Shuffle push through variationRelated to Merlin's Master Manipulations 10
Jack Merlin False Cut two movements with break Merlin's Master Manipulations 10
Jack Merlin Reds and Blacks red and black cards are shuffled and separated again Merlin's Master Manipulations 11
Jack Merlin Another Red and Black Effect a red card and a black card are selected, after the shuffle the deck is separated and in one hand are all red cards and the black selection and in the other hand vice versa Merlin's Master Manipulations 11
Jack Merlin Thumb and Finger Counting Merlin's Master Manipulations 12
Jack Merlin First Method thumb count with two hands Merlin's Master Manipulations 12
Jack Merlin Second Method thumb count with one hand, also for finding a card in the center and turning it over on top Merlin's Master Manipulations 12
Jack Merlin To Place a Selected Card in a Given Position in the Pack Merlin's Master Manipulations 12
Jack Merlin Vibrating Cards three selection produced one handed from the middle of the deck, pulled out with the thumb one by one Merlin's Master Manipulations 13
Jack Merlin Throwing a Card in the Air and Catching in the Pack at a Chosen Number Merlin's Master Manipulations 14
Jack Merlin Ink Card Used in Conjunction with Count Tricks Merlin's Master Manipulations 14
Jack Merlin Changes Merlin's Master Manipulations 14
Jack Merlin Change Over Palm Change Related to Merlin's Master Manipulations 15
Jack Merlin A Double Change Related to
  • Dai Vernon's analysis of the move in Genii, Jan. 1969, Vol. 33 No. 5, "The Vernon Touch"
Merlin's Master Manipulations 16
Jack Merlin Improved Change with Erdnase Bottom Palm, First Method, bottom card changes Merlin's Master Manipulations 17
Jack Merlin Under the Thumb Change left thumb across top cardRelated to Merlin's Master Manipulations 17
Jack Merlin Face to Face Change two halves are rubbed together, cards on face change Merlin's Master Manipulations 17
Jack Merlin Change Making Palmed Card Disappear sucker moment, palming cards of and showing the problem of changes, in the end hand is empty Merlin's Master Manipulations 18
Jack Merlin Crimps Merlin's Master Manipulations 18
Jack Merlin Finger Crimp From the Side crimping corner while card is put back in deck Merlin's Master Manipulations 18
Jack Merlin Finger Crimp From the End variation Merlin's Master Manipulations 19
Jack Merlin The Royal Finders selection ends up between the two black kings Merlin's Master Manipulations 20
Jack Merlin Forcing Merlin's Master Manipulations 21
Jack Merlin A Sure Fire Force cards cut behind performer's back, card is added while turning over Merlin's Master Manipulations 23
Jack Merlin Mechanical Forcing Packs one way forcing deck, three way forcing deck, svengali pack, Evans Brown Triple-Force Pack Merlin's Master Manipulations 23
Jack Merlin A Routine of Sleights at the Card Table - cards in spectator's pocket, card fished out very fast
- second and bottom dealing expose
Merlin at the Card Table 2
Jack Merlin Three Card Monte routine, with bent corner ploy Merlin at the Card Table 4
Jack Merlin The Riffle Stack four cardsRelated to Merlin at the Card Table 6
Jack Merlin Fake Cuts on the Table undoing a cut, expose Merlin at the Card Table 6
Jack Merlin Herrmann Pass as a Slip for the Cut Merlin at the Card Table 7
Jack Merlin Fake Runn Up three aces for four hands, preparedVariations Merlin at the Card Table 7
Jack Merlin Audacity Run Up stacking a straight, one shuffle, prepared Merlin at the Card Table 8
Jack Merlin Using the "Spread" as a Trick gambling sleight to transfer a card between two players' hands Merlin at the Card Table 9
Jack Merlin The Hop off the Bottom switching hand in a game, Jinx SwitchRelated to Merlin at the Card Table 10
Jack Merlin Topping the Pack expose, helping spectator get a winning hand Merlin at the Card Table 10
Jack Merlin A Bottom Run Up milk build Merlin at the Card Table 11
Jack Merlin False Shuffle Using Outjog and Haymow Shuffle haymow shuffle Merlin at the Card Table 12
Jack Merlin False Shuffle outjog, top stock Merlin at the Card Table 12
Jack Merlin To Name the Hole Cards in the Stud Game knowing the first dealt cards Merlin at the Card Table 12
Jack Merlin Stacking Formula as Patter Related to Merlin at the Card Table 3
Unknown Color Change from classic palm, loading and unloading palmed card, to show palm emptyRelated to Sub Rosa 5
Jack Merlin, Jean-Nicholas Ponsin, Dr. C. Gautier Turning the Pack to Hide the Pass Related to Farelli's Card Magic - Part One 25
Edward Bagshawe, Jack Merlin Learning New Sleights Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 76
Jack Merlin Paint Brush Card picking off the pip type Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 341
Jack Merlin Jack Merlin Crimp Technique crimping selection while pushing spread forward Greater Magic 57
Jack Merlin Jack Merlin Wax Technique Greater Magic 57
Capt. J.E. Stone III. Using a Handkerchief and Coat Pocket Related to Greater Magic 207
Jack Merlin Merlin's "Lost" Ace Trick Related to Expert Card Technique 233
Unknown The Impossible Color Change left thumb across top cardRelated to Expert Card Technique 163
Unknown Find The Burglar adaption of Jack Merlin effect Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 224
Jack Merlin Merlin Shuffle without credit, to bridge the deckRelated to Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 6
Milton Kort Stacking Formula as Patter Related to The Cardiste (Issue 8) 4
Dai Vernon "No Palm" Colour Change color changeRelated to Inner Secrets of Card Magic 50
Charlie Miller Variation of a Jack Merlin Effect three four-of-a-kinds kicker, bottom dealsRelated to The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 62
Charlie Miller Jack Merlin's Act short description The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 101
Jack Merlin Squeeze Insertion The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 11
Johnny C. Sprong Sprong's Pass Related to Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 117
Jack Merlin Brush Color Change HEX! 16
Karl Fulves, Jack Merlin Stock Shuffle definition of term, center stacking mentioned, normal stacking described via quote from MerlinRelated to Riffle Shuffle Technique - Preliminary Notes on Part One 6
Frederick Braue Flash Cards thirteen mixed-up cards are dealt out in order, alternate top bottom dealsInspired by Fred Braue on False Deals 32
Patrick Cook Double Deal (& Lost Aces) Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2, No. 11) 267
Jack Merlin The Riffle Stack from "And A Pack of Cards" (1928)Related to Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 131
Jerry K. Hartman, Jack Merlin Hop Off The Bottom - Variation on table, discrepancy The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3, No. 31, 32 & 33) 324
Frederick Braue The Ribbonspread cards spread on the table, card is selected, returned and eventually found, spread with jogged key cardInspired by The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 7
Dai Vernon Vernon Tip-Over Move Inspired by The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 2
Jack Merlin Four Ace Lost Aces with bottom deal, "I think this is Merlins." The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 3
Jack Merlin The Tip-Over Change Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 53
Jack Merlin, Dr. Jacob Daley, Jean Hugard Herrmann Turnover Pass 100% Sankey 28
Jerry Andrus Drop Change variation of Jack Merlin's Tip Over Change Close-up Impact! 58
Charlie Miller, Jack Merlin Tip-Over Change Handling The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 117
Edward Marlo Olram's Ponsin Pass Inspired by The Olram File (Issue 6) 9
Jack Merlin Drop Sleight Smoke and Mirrors 119
Jack Merlin Drop Sleight Steel and Silver 108
Karl Fulves The Poker Cheat three card stacking with short-cutInspired by Setting Up Exercises 61
Karl Fulves, Jack Merlin Running Up Four "The first appearance in the magical literature of a four-card run-up was Jack Merlin's"Related to Setting Up Exercises 65
Jack Merlin Jack Merlin Riffle Shuffle flourishRelated to Card College - Volume 1 177
Jack Merlin, Roberto Giobbi The Jinx Change Card College - Volume 1 240
Frederick Braue, Jack Merlin Flying Card - Version One pack in spectator's pocket, he removes a card, then the performer, then the deck, only his card remains in the pocketInspired by The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7) 13
Frederick Braue Flying Card - Version Two miscallInspired by The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7) 14
Edward Marlo, Jack Merlin Drop Switch The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 17
Jack Merlin Paintbrush Change Effortless Card Magic 25
Jack Merlin The Gambler's Packet Switch Related to Card College - Volume 4 844
S. W. Erdnase, Jack Merlin Four Card Stock Shuffle with presentational idea by Merlin Jiggery Pokery 7
Jack Merlin Tip-Over Addition Try the Impossible 98
David Ben, Jack Merlin Lost Aces For Experts Inspired by Tricks 66
Jack Merlin, Wesley James The Merlin Push-Through thoroughRelated to Enchantments 315
Jack Merlin Tip-Over Addition Smooth Operations 26
Jack Merlin, Roberto Giobbi The Mani Pulite Deck Switch while getting handkerchiefInspired byRelated to The Art of Switching Decks 73
Roberto Giobbi, Michael Skinner, Jack Merlin Intriguing Bits of Business with examples by Skinner & Merlin Hidden Agenda (Issue Mar 27) 91
Christoph Borer, S. W. Erdnase, Jack Merlin Die echte Erklärung card stacking, Stacking Formula as PatterInspired byRelated to 21 84