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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Dai Vernon Vernon's Aces Aces separated in four piles, brought together to top via faro
Related toVariations 1962 162
Karl Fulves Other Forms Of The Transposition transpositions of three or more cards within the deck with some examples (2n cards in a deck), Examples 7-10
Related to 1969
Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Faro Techniques)
William Zavis Beginning Again odd-backed blank card is inserted in deck, it becomes a card according to spectator's wishes, gray code and faro, full-deck version
Related to 1970
Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Second Supplement)
Murray Bonfeld Bonfeld Half Pass swing cut cover
VariationsAlso published here Nov. 1973
Epilogue (Issue 19)
Murray Bonfeld Bonfeld Bottom Deal
Nov. 1973
Epilogue (Issue 19)
Murray Bonfeld Vernon's Aces plus Kings Kings and Aces lost, found and dealt, extension
Inspired by 1976
Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 3)
Murray Bonfeld Novel Faro Relationships introducing mathematical language and some properties
  • Basic Terminology and Operations
  • For A 52 Card Deck Only
  • For A 51 Card Deck Only
1977 2
Murray Bonfeld Faro Functions further notations and properties
1977 8
Murray Bonfeld Even Number Of Cards relationships for decks with 2n cards
1977 8
Murray Bonfeld Faro Shuffle Recycling Table required number of in and out shuffles listed for a deck with two to 52 cards
1977 10
Murray Bonfeld Up And Down Faro System turning one half over before faro shuffling them together and how it affects the recycling properties
1977 11
Murray Bonfeld Unit Shuffles
Related to 1977 11
Murray Bonfeld Multiples Of Four relationships for decks with 4n cards
1977 12
Murray Bonfeld Odd Numbers Of Cards relationships for decks with 2n-1 cards
1977 13
Murray Bonfeld Unit Restorations
Related to 1977 16
Murray Bonfeld The 32-Card Deck: An Analysis twenty properties and relationships for a deck with 32 cards, some things also hold for a deck with 2n cards
1977 18
Murray Bonfeld The Principle of Internal Shuffling following groups and belts within a 52-card deck and how they behave under variations of in- and out-shuffles
  • Controlling 16 Cards Among 52
  • Controlling 10 Cards Among 52
  • Controlling 8 Cards Among 52
  • Inshuffle Groups
  • Odd Deck Technique
Related to 1977 27
Murray Bonfeld Placement For Thirds faro shuffle that distributes a group three cards apart, e.g. the spades then lie SxxSxxSxx..., not a perfect tripe faro
Related to 1977 31
Murray Bonfeld Sympathetic Perception five (mental) selections, deck shuffled and dealt into three piles, all selections end up in one pile
1977 32
Murray Bonfeld Thirteen Reverse spades are ordered but distributed in deck, their order is reversed with faro shuffles
1977 33
Murray Bonfeld Shuffled Interchange two spade cards are named, their position in the deck is transposed with faros
1977 34
Murray Bonfeld Any Card, Any Number - The First System shuffling card from position x to the top in odd deck, modified in-faro for even deck that ignored bottom card, reverse method for Alex Elmsley's Binary Translocation No. 1
Inspired byRelated to 1977 41
Murray Bonfeld Any Card, Any Number - The Second System bringing a card from position x to y with faro shuffling, odd deck, with even deck modified in-faro is required that ignores top card, generalization of Alex Elmsley's Binary Translocations
Related to 1977 42
Murray Bonfeld, Alex Elmsley Principles and Routines applications
Inspired by 1977 48
Murray Bonfeld Cut Coincidence selection is found at number specified by amount of cut-off cards, Penelope's Principle, faro
1977 48
Murray Bonfeld More Power Of Thought stay stack, faro, Penelope's Principle
1977 48
Murray Bonfeld Column Correspondence faro, Penelope's Principle
1977 49
Murray Bonfeld Caught Card #1001 faro, Penelope's Principle
1977 50
Murray Bonfeld Double Coincidence finding mates ala Power of Thought, then the other two mates as well, faro, Penelope's Principle, full deck stack
1977 50
Murray Bonfeld More Theorems relationships when faros are combined with cuts in even deck
  • Cuts And Faros Combined
  • Shuffle Theorems
1977 52
Gene Finnell, Harry Lorayne, Murray Bonfeld FABULOUS using faro, see page 372 for handling variation by Charles Hudson
Dec. 1979
Apocalypse (Vol. 2 No. 12)
Karl Fulves The Theoretical Faro definition of IO and OI as an entity and properties of IO- and OI-sequences
  • The Conjugate Pair Faro
  • The Inverted Conjugate Pair Faro
Related to 1979 6
Karl Fulves, Steve Shimm Faro Shuffle Machines examining the problem of finding an algorithm to find a faro combination to shuffle from position x to position y, discussed with a 6-card deck
Related to 1979 9
Karl Fulves (2) Primitive Cycles maintaining sequences that are repeated
Related to 1979 27
Murray Bonfeld Morray Bonfeld's Faro Program program for programmable calculator to find how many faros are required for recycling the order
Related to 1979
Interlocutor (Issue 29)
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Permutations by Cutting & Shuffling by Murray Bonfeld 1979
Interlocutor (Issue 29)
Murray Bonfeld Murray Bonfeld's Blackjack System betting strategy with tables and charts
1980 1
Murray Bonfeld The Bonfeld Half Pass swing cut cover
Also published here 1981 86
Murray Bonfeld Flushed Collectors no selections required, Royal Flush Finale
Mar. 1984
Apocalypse (Vol. 7 No. 3)
Murray Bonfeld Double Poker Control faro, Free-Cut Principle
Inspired by Sep. 1986
Apocalypse (Vol. 9 No. 9)
Alex Elmsley Binary Translocations
  • 1) to bring top card to any position with faros
  • 2) to bring card to top with 2^x cards
  • 3) edge-marked deck with 2^x cards, bringing any card to top
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1994 311
Alex Elmsley Penelope's Principle bringing center card to position corresponding with number of cards in cut-off pile
Related toVariations 1994 313
Karl Fulves Bonfeld Half Pass Variation swing cut cover
Inspired by 2003
Off The Books (Issue 9)
David Oliver (reviewer) Wild MacDonald by Murray Bonfeld Oct. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 10)
Ryan Murray Weave in Thirds shuffling one third into the rest in an AABAAB pattern
  • In the Hands
  • On the Table
Related to 2018 2