Ortiz, Darwin: Darwin Ortiz At the Card Table
1988 by Darwin Ortiz, Kaufman Greenberg, pub
Hardcover, 163 pages
At the Card

Comments: (Uli Weigel). Photographed and Illustrated by Richard Kaufman


9 Foreword by Roger Klause
10 Introduction
11 The Pinky Count
11 One-Handed Tilt Setup

17 Card Table Artifice
17 Introductory Comments
19 Jacks Open: Braue Secret Addition Handling
21 Jackpot: Larry Jennings' Stud Bottom Deal
25 Jacks or Better
27 In One Deal: Ed Marlo's Unit Control (For Dealing Thirds)
29 Mexican Poker: Waving
36 Darwin's Three-Card Monte: The Monte Throw
45 The Estimation Routine: Hindu Shuffle Glimpse
50 Grand Slam
52 The Vegas Shuffle: Laurie Ireland's Red/Black Shuffle; The Zarrow Shuffle; Ed Marlo's Key Move
58 Fast Shuffle: Four-Shuffle Riffle Stacking; Two-Shuffle Riffle Stacking; Gambler's Double Deal
63 The Twofer Shuffle
66 Greek Poker: Strip-Out Shuffle with Block Transfer
73 The Ultimate Card Shark: The Benzais Cut; Up-The-Ladder Variation; Zarrow Shuffle Riffle Stacking

80 Legerdemain
80 Introductory Comments
81 The Dream Card: Erdnase Top Palm
86 Hitchcock Aces: Dai Vernon's "Slow-Motion Four Aces" Add-On Move; J.K. Hartman's Multiple Count Change
89 Nine-Card Location: Riffle Force; Roger Klause's Multiple Control; Skinner/Fechter Spring Card Revelation; Elias' Cutting Discovery: K.M. Move;
Cyprian/Ortiz Revelation; Ortiz Pop-Out Cut; Eddie Fechter's Hindu Revelation; Marlo/D'Amico Toss-In Location
99 Regal Aces: The Cover Pass; Slip Cut in the Hands; J.K. Hartman's Catch Switch; Larry Jennings' Multiple Lift Sequence; Ken Krenzel's Pressure; Hide-Out; Ortiz Packet Palm; R. Gordon Bruce's Pocket Load
106 Slick Aces: Derek Dingle's Bluff Shift; Bernard Bilis' Palmed Card Addition; Ken Beale's Double-Cut Substitute
111 Deja Vu Jokers: Dai Vernon's Add-On Move (Derek Dingle Handling); The Altman Trap; Variation of Larry Jennings' Multiple Lift Sequence; Brother John Hamman's Flushtration Move
117 Modern Jazz Aces; Ed Marlo's Olram Subtlety Improved
120 The Lucky Deck
123 Darwin's Wild Card: Ed Marlo's Glide Variation; Ken Krenzel's Drag Double Lift; Side Steal Color Change
131 Darwin's Aces: Larry Jennings' Ace Steal; J.K. Hartman's ATFUS Variation
134 The Card Warp Deck
137 The Si Stebbins Secret
140 Do As I Did
141 Jumping Gemini: Brother John Hamman's Gemini Count
145 Back Off: Dai Vernon's Through the Fist Flourish; Bernard Bilis' Unloading Move; Dai Vernon's Alignment Move (First Handling)
151 Mindbender (John Clark)
153 Ultimate Interchange: Dai Vernon's Two-Card Pushoff; Dai Vernon's Alignment Move (Second Handling); The Steranko Move; Tabled Slip Cut
158 New Tens Routine: The Elliott Change; John Cornelius' Flicker Change