When Psychics Play Poker
When Psychics Play Poker
written by Karl Fulves
Work of Karl Fulves
63 pages (Spiralbound), Selfpublished
Illustrated with drawings by Joseph K. Schmidt
Language: English
(50 entries)
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Karl Fulves Introduction 3
Karl Fulves Red-Black Riffles simple riffle shuffle set-ups 4
Russell "Rusduck" Duck & Karl Fulves Scrambled Straights on Rusduck's trick as Gilbreath precursor see also "Scrambled Straights" (Russell "Rusduck" Duck, 1958) 4
Karl Fulves Playing Best Hand inspired by "Scrambled Straights" (Russell "Rusduck" Duck, 1958) 5
Karl Fulves Colorist spectator cuts packet of 12 picture cards and deals 3 cards face-down, performer indicates one whose color appears at least twice in the triple 7
Karl Fulves Rusduck's Riffle variation of "Colorist" see also "Colorist" (Karl Fulves, 2004) 8
Karl Fulves A Rusduckian Shuffle Rusduck's top-bottom-removal as analog to riffle shuffle see also "Strictly Straight" (Russell "Rusduck" Duck, 1957) 9
Karl Fulves The Pure Riffle dealing alternative to riffle shuffle 10
Karl Fulves Head Start 3 players get a card and hold it against forehead so that only other can see it, players bet whether the own color matches one of the other players 10
Karl Fulves Suit Secrets what happens when a suit stack is riffle shuffled and groups of different size dealt 12
Karl Fulves Suit Assignment terminology for next tricks 13
Karl Fulves Well-Ordered Stack Si Stebbins variation 13
Karl Fulves Pictures For Numbers value substitution in stacks 14
Karl Fulves Pointers 14
Karl Fulves Wordsmith stack with word cards 15
Karl Fulves Riffle Shuffle, How Defined 16
Karl Fulves Paper & Pencil Shuffles notation for riffle shuffle, partitions 19
Karl Fulves Shift Left 23
Karl Fulves In Case what to do when the riffle shuffle was bad in "ESP + Math" see also "ESP + Math" (Karl Fulves, 1968) 24
Karl Fulves Extend Right 25
Karl Fulves Shift Right 26
Karl Fulves Not Continuous applying mountain climbing problem (climber up and down, is there a time in which he will be at the same time at the same place) to riffle shuffle 26
Karl Fulves Top or Bottom? problem regarding the reference see also "Basic Position Control" (Karl Fulves, 1968) 28
Karl Fulves High Speed Card Counting tying riffle shuffle set-ups to card counting 29
Karl Fulves Still Missing spectator riffle shuffles deck, deals about twelve cards in a pile and removes one, performer divines card by looking at remainder of pile 29
Karl Fulves Unsolved 2 cards exchanged from different decks, using card counting to finde out which, posed as problem 30
Karl Fulves Quicker Count spectator riffle shuffles deck, deals two 10-card piles, moves a card from pile to pile and gives either pile to performer who divines card 31
Karl Fulves Scatter Suit way to accelerate card counting 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 32
Karl Fulves Three Way finding three chosen cards with card counting, single riffle shuffle 33
Karl Fulves Regarding the Presentation of Card Counting Tricks 33
Karl Fulves Secret Counting 2 cards removed from deck are found after riffle shuffle and clocking value predicted, no real card counting required see also "Interface Technique - Example 17" (Karl Fulves, 1969) 35
Karl Fulves Counteract riffle shuffle, spectator deals 10 cards and remembers next, repeated, second pile shuffled and performer divines both after looking through it 37
Karl Fulves Counterpoint 1 2 card location after riffle shuffle and dealing packets, card clocking and stack 38
Karl Fulves The Apex 9 card packet "riffle shuffled", dealt in row, center card turned over, spectator choses the four cards on either side and thinks of highest one which is divined, chains 41
Karl Fulves Apex Footnote connection to "I have as many cards as you..." and red black relationship principle, also with suits 43
Karl Fulves Cut & Cancel weird, card placed on table shows up in deck after two-packet back-and-forth cut deeper force and tabled card becomes prediction 45
Karl Fulves Code For Color 26th cards tells performer how many red cards are in top half after a riffle shuffle 47
Karl Fulves Kid Koin after riffle shuffle top card is pocketed, coin turned over according to color of next four cards, then performer looks again and names card 48
Karl Fulves Blocking Function work week cards (monday through friday) shuffled and dealt in groups of five, performer divines which days are duplicated and where in the packet 49
Karl Fulves Able To Match "automated version of 'Business Card Prophecy'", after riffle shuffle 15 cards are removed, a card stabbed and cards on either side divined and those are the only ones with mates in packet see also "Business Card Prophesy" (Bill Simon, 1952) 50
Bill Simon Business Card Prophecy Move 50
Karl Fulves Playing Card Prophecy clouding the method see also "Business Card Prophesy" (Bill Simon, 1952) 52
Karl Fulves Name-O-Prophecy cutting at specific position during Business Card Prophecy move see also "Business Card Prophesy" (Bill Simon, 1952) 53
Karl Fulves Sum Card Prophet spectator choses card face-up and stabs it into face-down deck, cards on either side add up to chosen value see also "Business Card Prophesy" (Bill Simon, 1952) 54
Karl Fulves Left-Handed Prophet different handling for Business Card Prophecy Move see also "Business Card Prophesy" (Bill Simon, 1952) 55
Karl Fulves Dial-A-Die riffle shuffle, 12 cards dealt on table, number of cards according to rolled die transferred, down-under-deal done, ... eventually number on die revealed see also "Stop Order" (Karl Fulves, 2004) 56
Karl Fulves Stop Order variation of "Dial-A-Die" see also "Dial-A-Die" (Karl Fulves, 2004) 57
Karl Fulves Couples match making after riffle shuffle, optionally no-touch, optionally words on cards
- Second Approach
- Third Approach
- Application Note (other objects than playing cards, poker chips)
Karl Fulves When Psychics Play Poker psychic vs. gambler, spectator riffle shuffles, psychic gets 7 cards, gambler 5, psychic finds 2 aces and moves around some cards and wins 61