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Paul LePaul A Bottom-Card Steal 1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 58
Dai Vernon The Gambler's Palm 1949 Stars of Magic (Vol. 5 No. 3) 83
Paul LePaul & Dr. Jacob Daley Bottom Card Steal as a Switch gambler's cop as a switch using a double 1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 156
Edward Marlo Square Up Drop Palm two Cards to Pocket 1956 Action Palm 33
Edward Marlo Count Cop for Left Hand 1956 Action Palm 14
Edward Marlo Drop Cut Palm Triple Cut Cover 1956 Action Palm 34
Edward Marlo The Shuffle Palm overhand shuffle, originally top Cards 1956 Action Palm 1
Edward Marlo Take Techniques for Action Palm Overhand Shuffle Cover, two Methods 1956 Action Palm 31
Edward Marlo The Insertion Steals from center varied by "Rear Jogging Cards" (Roger Smith, 1977) 1957 Side Steal 40
Edward Marlo Direct Rear Palm as top card is placed openly to bottom see also "The Depth-Illusion Palm" (Steve Draun & Edward Marlo, 1993) 1957 The Tabled Palm 31
Edward Marlo Direct Rear Palm - Multiple Cards 1957 The Tabled Palm 32
Unknown Gambler's Cop of double card 1958 The Card Magic of Bro. John Hamman S. M. 14
Dai Vernon Second Gambler's Palm described for single card, with new replacement 1961 Further Inner Secrets of Card Magic 42
Unknown Gambler's Cop 1962 Close-up Card Magic 257
Edward Marlo One Hand Cop here bottom card of double is palmed 1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 121
Unknown Gambler's Cop brief 1971 The Esoterist 29
Unknown Gambler's Cop brief 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 10) 437
Unknown Cop Lap 1973 Rim Shots 24
Martin A. Nash Gambler's Cop with table edge transfer kind of Tenkai position at table edge 1975 Ever So Sleightly 90
Harry Lorayne The HaLo Cut Cop action cop 1975 Afterthoughts 47
Harry Lorayne The Spread Cop card touched and displayed is copped inspired by "Stripper Spin Reverse" (Dennis Marks, 1972) 1975 Afterthoughts 49
Larry Jennings Bottom Placement also into gambler's palm 1975 Epilogue (Section "Special No 3 (Part 1)") 264
Edward Marlo The Spread and Palm in-the-hands spread, two methods, inspired by Bruce Cervon (Talisman Vol. 1 No. 45) 1975 Hierophant (Section "7 Resurrection Issue") 47
Unknown Gambler's Palm 1976 The Ascanio Spread 11
Jerry Andrus Heel Steal from top to kind of gambler's cop 1976 Andrus Card Control 44
Harvey Rosenthal Left Hand Bottom Cop Outjogged Placement Control with cop, see Notes 2./3. on p. 168 1977 Packet Switches (Part Three) 158
Ken Krenzel The Squeeze Steal see also "Ambitious Card Bit" (Frank Shields, 2017) 1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 189
Harry Lorayne Gambler's Cop from small packet 1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 171
Edward Marlo Bottom Cop from small packet, as Ambitious Classic sequence 1978 7 Secrets 44
Harry Lorayne HaLo Cut Cop 1979 Quantum Leaps 187
Slydini Instantaneous Cop 1979 The Magical World of Slydini 28
Edward Marlo Double Undercut Palm - First Method 1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 67
Edward Marlo Double Undercut Palm - Second Method 1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 68
Unknown Gambler's Cop 1982 For Your Entertainment Pleasure 66
Edward Marlo Covered Cop small packet 1982 Marlo's Unforgetable Wild Card 13
Unknown Gambler's Cop table edge cover 1983 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 11) 1129
Ross Bertram A Top Palm (method #1) from top to left hand cop 1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 129
Ross Bertram A Top Palm (method #2) from top to left hand cop 1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 130
Ross Bertram A Bottom Palm 1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 132
Ross Bertram To Palm a Card from the Middle of the Deck into left hand cop 1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 133
Martin A. Nash Disarming Hide-Out fanning deck while cards are in Gambler's Cop 1984 The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 3 48
Martin A. Nash Disarming Hide-Out fanning deck while cards are in Gambler's Cop 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 1) 873
Harry Lorayne HaLo Cut Cop here to first cop then lap the card 1985 Best of Friends - Volume II 115
Larry Jennings Gambler's Cop 1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 34
David Regal Gambler's Cop 1987 Star Quality - The Magic of David Regal 17
John C. Wagner Thoughts on the Gambler's Cop 1987 The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 29
Dai Vernon Palming Position 1988 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 174
Edward Marlo From a Gambler's Cop loading into side-coat pocket 1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 32
Larry Jennings Gambler's Cop management to cop off the bottom card of a double 1988 The Cardwright 11
Edward Marlo The Shuffle Palm original top cards 1988 The Cardwright 85
Larry Jennings Tip on Gambler's Cop for better angles 1988 The Cardwright 88
Larry Jennings Gambler's Cop Display management for cop, showing apparently empty hand 1988 The Cardwright 156
Larry Jennings Bottom Placement Kelly/Ovette alternative, also directly into left cop or right palm position 1988 The Cardwright 159
Karl Fulves Autopalm three Aces, one chosen and all three put in deck, deck cut at other two Aces, chosen one is palmed and produced from anywhere see also "Tilt Up Front" (Karl Fulves, 1973) 1989 The Multiple Shift 38
Karl Fulves Card from Case Removal handling from left cop position 1989 The Multiple Shift 40
Harry Lorayne Double Edged bottom card either in right hand classic palm or left hand cop, fan cover 1990 Trend Setters 115
Wesley James The Drop Cop Switch packet in left hand turned over with deck in right hand and switched 1990 Pasteboard Perpensions 54
John Carney Full Deck Cop 1991 Carneycopia 22
Unknown Cop from Double copping bottom card from double 1991 Carneycopia 48
Unknown Cop from Double copping bottom card from double 1991 Carneycopia 72
Edward Marlo Gambler's Cop to Pocket finesse for removing copped card from trouser pocket, only thumb and 1st finger enter pocket 1991 The Olram File (Issue 5) 1
Edward Marlo Direct Rear Palm Steal 1991 The Olram File (Issue 5) 9
Charles Aste Jr. & Unknown Undercover Cop cop position and transition at table edge see also "Holding Clout" (Dominique Duvivier, 1996) 1992 Card Finesse II 88
Dai Vernon & Edward Marlo & Charles Aste Jr. Cop Grips different positions, Deep Cop 1992 Card Finesse II 90
Unknown (Out)Standing Cop cop position 1992 Card Finesse II 92
Jack Carpenter Notes on the Gambler's Cop 1992 Modus Operandi 75
Steve Draun & Edward Marlo The Depth-Illusion Palm directly into gambler's cop or full palm see also "Direct Full Palm" (Edward Marlo, 1957),
"Direct Rear Palm" (Edward Marlo, 1957)
1993 Secrets Draun from Underground 46
Steve Draun Gambler's Cop 1993 Secrets Draun from Underground 119
Steve Draun Swing-Cut Action Palm 1993 Secrets Draun from Underground 53
Unknown Gambler's Cop stealing card from a double 1993 By Forces Unseen 12
Unknown Gambler's Cop brief 1993 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 2 No. 4) 52
Unknown ギャンブラーズボトムパーム (Gambler's Bottom Palm) Gambler's Cop 1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 52
Unknown Gambler's Cop position 1994 Workers Number 4 4
Darwin Ortiz Gambler's Cop 1995 Cardshark 95
Unknown Card Cop at Table Edge brief 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Section "The Magic of Paul Harris") 52
James Swain Bluff Control Palm Swain Bluff Control followed by copping the cards 1996 Miracles with Cards 105
Larry Jennings Gambler's Cop 1997 Jennings '67 74
Larry Jennings & Roberto Giobbi A Sure Bet magician finds wrong card which then changes into spectator's choice 1998 Card College - Volume 3 565
Unknown The Gambler's Cop 1998 Card College - Volume 3 707
Roberto Giobbi & Fred Kaps Management Strategies for the Gambler's Cop seated and standing 1998 Card College - Volume 3 709
Dai Vernon The Transfer Palm 1998 Card College - Volume 3 710
Unknown Cop Unload into pocket 1998 Secrets No. 2 37
Unknown Gambler's Cop 2000 Palming: For The Terrified 9
Barry Price Price's Top Cop from top of deck 2000 Palming: For The Terrified 11
Unknown Cop Replacement brief 2000 Palming: For The Terrified 10
Thomas Baxter The Basic Cop Position 2002 The Action Cop 4
Thomas Baxter & Edward Marlo The Action Cop overhand shuffle action 2002 The Action Cop 8
Thomas Baxter The Spread Cull Cop palming out a culled card 2002 The Action Cop 16
Thomas Baxter Under-Cover Cop "An Added Acquitment", fan to cover copped card 2002 The Action Cop 18
Thomas Baxter The Fan Cop 2002 The Action Cop 21
Thomas Baxter The BC Cop (Baxter Count Cop), cop from small packet as it is counted, used to vanish card in 3 Card Monte 2002 The Action Cop 24
John Carney The Carney Cop steal from center 2002 The Book of Secrets 76
Wesley James The Fake-Take Dribble Force deck dribbled on table, copped card added to bottom of right packet 2004 Enchantments 111
Ron Bauer Gambler's Palm direct 2004 Second Finger Top Deal 14
Unknown Gambler's Cop 2005 Full Metal Jacket 10
Unknown Gambler's Cop of entire deck 2007 Best of Friends - Volume III 54
Ken Schwabe Skinning the Fan top card into cop, earlier version is in Bingham's "Cardboard Capers" 2009 Relaxed Impossibilities 49
Ken Krenzel & Ken Schwabe Skinning the Fan Variation bottom card(s) into cop 2009 Relaxed Impossibilities 52
Ken Krenzel The Clip Slip from center into left hand, thumb clip position, see also John Carney's handling (Secrets) 2009 Relaxed Impossibilities 90
Daryl Martinez & Bill Simon Daryl-Simon Convincing Control card ends in cop position 2011 Maelstrom 173
Unknown Gambler's Cop & Lap 2013 Confident Deceptions 147
Unknown Deck Cop 2015 F for Fiction 17
Edward Marlo & Alex Hansford Convincing Control to Deep Cop 2016 Sprezzatura 25
Vanni Bossi Stolen Goods stealing top card(s) into left hand from small packet as it is removed with right hand, cop or bent cop see also "Methods of controlling & palming. Four: Bent Cop" (Guy Hollingworth, 1999) 2016 The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 60
Roberto Giobbi Cop Force dribble force, force card starts in cop position 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "Oct 3") 284