Cutting the High Card
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Unknown Winning the Cut cutting the high card with spectator, stacked 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 223
Art Johnston The Choice is Yours spectator choses one of three piles, bottom highest card wins ("Bankers and Brokers") 1967 Deck-Sterity 144
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
see also "Super Sentences" (Karl Fulves, 1981) 1969 Epilogue (Issue 7) 52
Paul Curry A Show Of Hands cutting the high card with the spectator, the magician has the influence when he wins and loses 1974 Paul Curry Presents 96
Karl Fulves High Stebbins (A) spectator cuts packet and takes top card, performer next, high card wins
(B) high card wins with 12 card packet, three cards each, performer has better odds
(C) high card wins variation with better odds for performer
(D) high card wins combined with faro shuffle to shift odds to 1st or 2nd player
1991 Swindle & Cheat 10
Gazzo A Gentlemen's Game routine about the game High Card, Aces end up in performer's pocket 1991 The Minotaur (Vol. 3 No. 3) 5
Karl Fulves & John Scarne Cut For High Card 1996 Blocking Off 175
Steve Beam One Upsmanship performer cuts one card higher than spectator, stack, inspired by Paul Hallas' "A Cut Above" (Tricks from the Overground) 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 118
R. Paul Wilson & Chad Long Luck Versus Skill multiple phase gambling themed routine with cutting the high card culminating in a variation of "Shuffling Lesson" inspired by "The Shuffling Lesson" (Chad Long, 1996) 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 155
R. Paul Wilson Aces Reloaded Ace cutting effect. inspired by "Marlo's Miracle Aces (Ed Marlo, Faro Controlled Miracles, 1964) 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 129