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Magicfish the two card monte that David blaine performs is gaffless.

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On Feb 3, 2019, magicman29 wrote:
Magicfish the two card monte that David blaine performs is gaffless.

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I believe you may referring to David Blaine's performance of Eddie Fechter's Be Honest, What is it? Which is indeed gaffless. Two Card Monte, however, requires gaffs.
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Yes you are correct about the proper name being "Be honest, what is it?" by Eddie Fechter and that Two card monte requires gaffs.
Back when David Blaine performed it on his 1st tv special he called it the two card monte and since then the name has kinda stuck. From what ive read it was Paul Gertner's handling of" Be honest, what is it? " that David performed. Also read that the same type of routine can be found in Ottokar Fischer's Illustrated magic.

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2 card monte, Triumph and just mindreading with a force
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On Mar 20, 2019, debjit wrote:
2 card monte, Triumph and just mindreading with a force

2 card monte requires two gaffs.
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3 card monte no gaff cards no duplicates
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