The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier Table of Contents

Table of Contents

The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier


Part One: The Ten Card Deal


1.1       Introduction

The Basic Principle

Statistical Analysis


How To Read This Book


How Belly Strippers Work

Sure Fire Showdown


Baseless Speculation

Magic Appears

The Phoenix 1949

The Phoenix #168, Pp. 672-674: Ten Card Deal
Vernon And The Mexican Gambler
Jonah On Top
Jonah On Bottom
Jonah Second From Top
Spectator Second Deals
Spectator Shuffles
Ace As Jonah On Top
The Phoenix #170, P. 681: “Ten Card Deal” P.S.
Martin Gardner
Ed Marlo
Bert Allerton
Biddle Move
Take Ten: John Murray

1.2       Stratagems

Which Cards To Use

Creations Of Science Aid Intelligent Design

Getting The Cards Into Play

Getting Into The Ten Card Poker Deal  David Drake
Build Down  Allan Slaight
Decimix  Max Maven
Meet And Greet  Nicholas Johnson
Spectator Does A False Cut
20-Card Poker Deal  Nick Trost

False Shuffles

Bolo Jonah

Marked Cards
Short And Long Cards
Snap Crimp
Aragón Attractor

Forcing The Jonah

Shuffle And Deal
Face-Up Or Face-Down
Odd Even  Allan Ackerman
Deal Equivoque
Bare Faced Lie
Australian Down Under Deal
Jonumber  Max Maven
Psychological Force
Reverse Faro  Larry Becker
The Beale Deal  Ken Beale
Con Cam Coincidencia  R. Paul Wilson
Pateo  Roy Baker
Fourdoomed  Bob King
Staycard Principle  Mike Daniels
Ten Card (Second And Bottom) Deals
9-As-10 Dodge
11-As-10 Dodge
12-As-10 Dodge  Peter Duffie
Eighteen Cards  Nick Trost
Add-Ons  Tomas Blomberg
Long Card  Harry Franke, Jr.
Proposition Bet  Karl Fulves

Poker Savvy

Displaying The Winning Hand
Faking A Knowledge Of Poker

New Endings

Wait And Switch
The Angels May Shuffle, But The Devil Still Deals  Steve Mayhew
Luck Of The Draw  Jeff Pierce & Ryan Schlutz
Cheater, Cheater  Harold Cataquet
Psychic Bid Spelling  Stewart James
Ten Card Wild  Stephen Hobbs & Robert Neale
Porstmann’s Paladin  Mike Porstmann
Teleological Existentialism  Patrick Schlagel


Gambler’s Forecast  Peter Duffie
Pretense  Phil Goldstein/Max Maven
Equivo-Ten  Bob Farmer
Decideal  T.A. Waters
Ten Card Poker Stand-Up  Larry Becker
Predicting The Winning Hand  Leo Boudreau


Jonah In Harry’s Pocket  Jon Racherbaumer & Harry Anderson

1.3       One Jonah


Ten Card Poker Deal  Harry Lorayne

The Ten Card Poker Killer  John Mendoza

Challenge Poker Routine  Basil Horwitz

Cutting For The Edge  Nicholas Johnson

Tete A Tete  J.K. Hartman

Magician Versus Gambler  Brother John Hamman

The 50 Card Deal  Steve Mayhew

Fished In And Chips  Bob Farmer
Go Fisch  R. Paul Wilson
Shooting Fish In A Barrel  Curtis Kam

Scarne’s $500 Poker Deal  John Scarne

Twenty-Deck Poker Deal  Nick Trost

Full-Deck Ten Card Poker  Nick Trost & Bob Farmer

Power Poker  Bob King & Mike Porstmann

Six-Card Deal  Robert Neale

Jonah Wild  Robert Neale

Showdown  Jim Swain

30 Card Poker Deal  Patrick Redford

Mexican Poker  Darwin Ortiz


1.4       Two Jonahs


Cider!  Paul Curry

Decideal  T.A. Waters

Second Hand
Even Money Proposition
Automatic Poker

 Ten Card Poker Idea  Nick Trost

Nick The Greek Poker Deal  Charles Nyquist

Psych-Out Poker  Peter Kougasian

Sweeter Cider  Lewis Jones

Strong Cider  Jon Racherbaumer & Ed Marlo

Double Damned  Ernest Earick

Well-Appointed Stud  Tom Frame

Progressive Poker  R. Paul Wilson

Fair Game  Peter Duffie

Unfair Game

Showdown  Nick Trost

Mahtub  René Lavand

Notes: Showdown/Mahtub

The Tim Card Poker Deal  Tim Ellis

Rich Weeviled Brain Enigma  Bob Farmer

Ha, No Jonah  Michael Weber

Super Showdown  Nick Trost

1.5       Eight Jonahs

Automatic Gambler  Nick Trost

Automatic Gambler About Face  Bob Farmer

The Automatic Blind Gambler  Bob Farmer

The Automatic Gambler Magic Circle  Bob Farmer

1.6       Eighteen Jonahs

Eighteen Card Poker  Nick Trost

Psych Out  Bruce Bernstein

Mississippi Poker  Nick Trost

The Cincinnati Kid Poker Game  Tony Binarelli

Strip Club  Bob Farmer

Power Poker
Bottom Dealing
Trap Dance I
Trap Dance II
Trap Dance III  J.K. Hartman

The Idiot Poker Plot  Robert Neale

Blessed Poker  Woody Aragón

1.7       The Cadd Force

Russian Poker Roulette  Bob Farmer

Jonah You Cadd  Bob Farmer

How To Win At Poker  Tony Griffith

Royal Flush Variation

Gambler’s Poker Routine  Nick Trost

History  Jon Racherbaumer

1.8       Magic Magazine


Done Deal I: Spectator Deals

Done Deal II: Spectator Deals

Done Deal III: Pairs

Done Deal IV: Blind Psycho

Done Deal III and IV Combo

Done Deal V: The Scam–And–Scram Ten Card Deal

Notes  Scott Cram
Notes  R. Paul Wilson
Notes  Peter Duffie

Done Deal VI

Done Deal VII

1.9       Glasgow Rules, O.K.?


The Twenty Card Deal  Roy Walton

Three Handed Ten Card Deals  Peter Duffie

Dead Beat

No Palming, No Cry  Bob Farmer

Macao Marauder

Kismet Poker  Jonas Ljung

The Last Game  David Britland

The Zen Card Deal  Peter Duffie

Addition  Father Roger Crosthwaite

1.10                 Nine Card Hold’em

1.11                 Ten Card Unreal

When Magicians Take A Principle Further Than It Should Go

Pabst Blue Ribbon Poker Deal  Jeff Pierce

Special Poker Dice  Nick Trost

Spinning Nickel Poker  Nick Trost

Ten Bill Deal  Bob Farmer

The Dragon And The Unicorn  Robert Neale

Pizza Poker  Nick Trost

Alpha Betting  Stewart James


Part Two: Deals With Ten Cards

2.1       Absolute Power Poker Deceives Absolutely

The Four Queens Procedure  Bill Simon

Odd Yet Predictable  Jon Racherbaumer

Solomon Is King

Mexican Poker  David Solomon, John Bannon, Tomas Blomberg

The Blomberg Variation  Tomas Blomberg

Refried Poker  R. Paul Wilson

Mexicali Ruse  J.K. Hartman

Empowering Poker A Bit More  Jon Racherbaumer & Harry Anderson

Give Me Five  Lewis Jones

Your Choice  Ken De Courcy

242 2.0  Joshua Jay

Power Poker  Alex Elmsley

Vaya Con Dios Con  Bob Farmer

Double Power Poker  Nick Trost

Free Will  Peter Duffie

Poker Stud  J.K. Hartman

Poker With Any Ten Cards  Colm Mulcahy

2.2       Winkler Poker

No-Jonah Poker  Jon Racherbaumer

Ouroboros  Jack Parker

(Losing) End Poker  Jon Racherbaumer

End Game  Bob Farmer

Bottom Feeder  Brad Henderson

Bottom Line  Bob Farmer

Heads Or Tails Hoodoo  Bob Farmer


Part Three: Blackjack Deals

3.1       Eight Card Black Jack

Blind Man’s Blackjack  Bob Farmer

The Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde Card  Bob Farmer

Blind Man’s Blackjack Showdown  Bob Farmer

No Gaff Version

Power Blind Man’s Blackjack  Bob Farmer

Absolute Power Blind Man’s Blackjack  Bob Farmer

3.2       Table Stakes

Ten Cards

Choosing The Cards

Ten Card Deal Segue

Table A

Table B

Table C

3.3       Blackjack Bonuses


Face-Up Blackjack  Bob Farmer

Blackjack Attack  Bob Farmer

Blackjack Of All Trades  Max Maven

Grid And Bear It  Roy Walton

Grid And Bear It II  Harold Cataquet

World’s Greatest Blackjack Stack  Harold Cataquet


Part Four: Switches

Wait And Switch

Phasers On Stun

Time And Reality Correction Theory

The Hip Hop  J.K. Hartman

The Hop Off The Bottom  Jack Merlin

The Louisiana Switch

The Jinx Switch  Theodore Annemann

The Bebop Hop

The Hop Drop

Credits, History And Comments


Part Five: References


Ten Card Deal References


In Conclusion


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