This was an extremely rare, sought-after series that has recently been re-released and made available in crisp DVD format. Technicians rejoice! If you want to see the man who is arguably the finest card handler in the world (in his prime), this is the footage you’re looking for. If you’re looking to learn the PROPER way to perform many of the standard or esoteric gambling sleights, this is it. This is DVD is for the very serious card magician, or for those who enjoy seeing incredibly difficult sleights done perfectly. A fabulous purchase for the advanced student; not a great place to start for the beginner.
More Information: Steve Forte is a living legend. Respected worldwide for his unparalleled knowledge of the gaming industry, he released the original Gambling Protection Series in 1986 and immediately established a new standard of excellence in the gaming protection genre. For the DVD release, the original series has been digitally remastered and complete chapter indexes and menus have been created. In addition to the four original volumes the new series also includes a 'bonus disc' containing almost two hours of never-before-seen footage of Steve Forte demonstrating cheating techniques in a casino environment, a tour of his private museum, and fifty-two select moves from his amazing repertoire.
Steve Forte demonstrates over 200 techniques in this series accompanied by multiple camera angles, slow motion replays, live situational performances, and on screen text with protection tips and narration. This is the most comprehensive guide ever produced on protecting private card and dice games.
Break Shuffle 1 & 2, Chop Shuffle, Slip Shuffle, To Stock Control 1 & 2, Full Deck Control 1 & 2, Protection tips.
Pickup Stack, Haymow Stack, Formula Stack, Chop Stack, Misc Stack, In-The-Hands, Riffle Stack, Tabled Riffle Stack, Four-in-one Stack, Interlace Stack, Protection Tips
Beating the Cut
Classic Shift, Tabled Hop, In-The-Hands Hop, Table-Edge Hop, Hitting a Brief, Scrape Cut, Small Packet False Cut, The Stall, Single Card Crimp, Riffle Crimp, In-the-hands Bridge Riffle Crimp, Protection Tips
Gambling Catalog Pages, Blockout Work - Bee, Blockout Work - Bicycle, Cutout Work, Flash Work, Luminous Readers, Trims, Belly Strippers, Waving, Bending, Nail Nick, Sand Work, Buckle Work, Doubling, Protection Tips
Bubble Peek, Back Peek, Soutpaw Peak, Stock Peek, Top Peek, Bottom Peek, Squeeze Peek, Flashing - Gap Pack, Left-handed Flash, V-Peek
Goosenecking, Shiners, Crossfiring, Top Hand, Anchor Play, Bridge Signals, Classic Signals, Electronics, Protection Tips
Strike Second Deal, Push-off Second Deal, One-handed Seconds, Bottom Deal, Stud Bottom, One-handed Bottom, Loosening Action, Center Deal, Protection Tips
Gambler's Palm, Top Palm, Cut Cop, Shuffle Cop, Bottom Card Cop, Shuffle Cop 2
Holdouts & Mucking
Holdout Locations, Keplinger, Blackjack Muck 1 & 2, Single Card Muck, Three for Three exchange, Protection Tips
Strike Second Deal, Push-off Second Deal, One-handed Seconds, Bottom Deal, Stud Bottom, One-hand Bottom, Loosening Action, Center Deal, Protection Tips
The Cold Deck
Cut Cooler, Lap Cooler, Brush Cooler, Protection Tips
Dealing Known Hole Cards, Cheaters's Code, The Bursh, Capping the Deck, Discard Switch, Five for Five Switch, Check Cop, Poker Cooler, Protection Tips
Counterfeit Meid, Playing Heavy 1-3, Clean-up 1 & 2, Location work, Protection Tips
Hole Card Switch, Turnover, Gaffed Shoes, Leaf Hops, Hi-Low Shuffle, Blackjack Bottom, Check Moves, Protection Tips
Dealing the Bevel, Signals, Inplay Cooler, Protection Tips
Flats, Bevels, Edge Work, Tops, Weight, Magnetic Dice, Protection Tips
Thumb Switch, Palm Switch, Money Switch, Coat Switch, Single Die Switch, Protection Tips
Whip Shot, Helicopter Shot, Pad Roll, Spin Shot, Protection Tips
Cups & Backgammon Moves
Slick Cup, Butterfly Cup, Single Die Holdout 1-4, Two Dice Holdout, Dump Shot, Liar's Dice Backgammon, Protection Tips
Gambling's Invisible Thieves
Hidden Secrets of Magic Clip
Disc 1 Running Time Approximately: 2hr 10mins
Disc 2 Running Time Approximately: 1hr 55mins
Disc 3 Running Time Approximately: 98mins