Red/Black & Matching Games
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Paul Swinford The Match Game spectator looses always 1971 More Faro Fantasy 40
Karl Fulves Ghost Of A Chance selection disappears from hat, betting theme, two methods 1973 Packet Switches (Part Two) 75
Nick Trost Color Match-up Spectator able to colors of ten pairs of cards 1976 Subtle Card Magic: Part One 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 1986 Color Capture 2
Dai Vernon The Third Color spectator looses, double deal see also "Game of Chance" (Pit Hartling, 2016) 1988 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 180
Karl Fulves Red Square guessing color of next card, spectator has chance score, performer all correct 1994 Crooked Tales 51
Nick Trost The Penney Paradox sucker bet see also "On the Paradoxical Situations that Arise from Nontransitive Relations" (Martin Gardner, Scientific American, Oct 1974),
"Penney-Ante" (Walter Penney, The Journal of Recreational Mathematics, Oct 1969)
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 89
Nick Trost Odd Man Wins! Presentation by Mack Picknick varied by "Oddly Enough" (Simon Aronson, 2001) 1997 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 Gilbreath inspired by "The Omega Bet" (Karl Fulves, More Self-Working Card Tricks, 1984),
"The Compleat Gamester" (Karl Fulves, 1969)
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 96
Karl Fulves Crystal Persuasion red-black guessing game with 2 spectators, one gets everything right, the other according to chance 1998 Combo 36
Karl Fulves Grudge Match Miraskill type bet with red-red, black-black and mixed pairs done with about half the shuffled deck, winner still known 2005 Clockwork 61
Karl Fulves The Greek's Game color of twelve cards named by magician, betting presentation, see also p. 99 for further notes 2005 Combo II 13
Karl Fulves A Trick Of Memory red-black even-money swindle 2005 Combo II 29
Karl Fulves The Russian Test performer guaranteed to get better than average score in color sorting without seeing any faces at all, see also p. 104 for further notes 2005 Combo II 55
Pit Hartling Game of Chance color of every third card used in multiple phase gambling game inspired by "The Third Color" (Dai Vernon, 1988) 2016 In Order to Amaze 232
Lennart Green Red & Back Card Bet percentage game 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "Nov 15") 328
Roberto Giobbi & Ramón Riobóo Card Roulette analogy between cards and roulette table 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "Dec 2") 345