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Simplex Monte (Blue)

by Bromley, Rob; Nardi, Peter

Product Rating:

(Based on 2 reviews)
Category: Close Up
Media Type: Trick
Publisher: Alakazam UK

Product Description

The Three card Monte/ Find The Lady Is a scams that's still used by con men and grifters on the streets the world over.

Simplex Monte takes this classic street hustle to a new visual level that has never been possible before.

Rob Bromley has created a gimmick which turns this once challenging routine into a self-working performance piece.

Custom Gimmick Created And Manufactured By Rob Bromley. Routines and Handlings By Peter Nardi & Dave Loosley

Easy To Do!
Hyper Visual!

Full Explanation DVD Unique Custom Made Gimmick Included. in the hands version. table version. visual changes.

Note: Please note that due to the manufacture of Simplex Monte the Jokers and gimmick included may be different Jokers to those shown in the trailer and can include the Guarantee Joker, Colored Joker, or Black and White Joker. Joker style is NOT an option.
Date Added: Jan 22nd, 2014
MLA SKU: 52df7a91cdbb4


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Official Review

June 21st, 2014 4:43am
Reviewed by Jeff Stone

Review of Simplex Monte

Two Jokers, One Crazy Cool Gimmick and a DVD of clever ideas all for the odd price of $28.99.


Simply put, this is a take on ye olde 3 Card Monte. The big difference is the kicker ending where the "lady" (i.e., the Queen) very cleanly vanishes from the spot where everyone "knows" it is occupying. Watch the trailer. That's the effect and it's very clean and clear.


Short Version: A gimmick.

Medium Version: An awesome gimmick.

Long Version: An extremely well made gimmick that does 95% of the work for you, and depending on the handling you choose, it can do 100% of the work for you. The gimmick allows you to clearly show the Queen (or whatever you happen to get in your set) in one place, then instantly (even visually if you'd like) it vanishes/becomes a Joker. This gimmick has so many applications beyond 3 Card Monte. In fact, I almost wonder if it's slightly wasted on 3 Card... [Read More]

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Official Review

July 1st, 2014 7:37pm
Reviewed by Fredrick Turner
The Three Card Monte has been part of our culture for at least 600 years. It was well known by the 15th century. Most methods depend on sleight of hand and misdirection. At best it can be a gambling demonstration which will trigger comments like, "I wouldn't want to play cards with you." If that is not a response you want and are looking for a fun, visual and magical variation, then Simplex Monte may be just what you need.

This release from Alakazam Magic UK comes with the necessary gaffed Bicycle Rider Back cards and an instructional DVD. The gaff is credited to Rob Bromley but its a modern upgrade to an old gimmick. It was described in Hoffman's Modern Magic (1876) as well as New Era Card Tricks (1897). This new version works effortless and automatically. The cards are well made.

On the DVD, Peter Nardi and Dave Loosley demonstrate three routine variations. The first is the most visual and magical. The second leaves you cleaner but you pay the price of... [Read More]

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