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Darwin Ortiz LIVE (Penguin LIVE) Quite possibly the BEST card magician on the planet is coming to Penguin for a mind-blowing 3 1/2 hour LIVE event. SUPPORT LIVE MAGIC. DOWNLOAD THE FULL LECTURE TODAY.
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“Some of the strongest card magic I’ve come across in years.” -Jason England, MAGIC Magazine

“Lessons In Card Mastery contains some of the most astounding demonstrations with cards you'll ever encounter.” -Tony Cabral MUM Magazine

“Thank you for a truly outstanding performance on on our broadcast. You are without a doubt the finest card manipulator in the world.” -David Saltman, CBS

“It is a rare occasion that I work with anyone as incredibly talented and professional as you are.” -Anne G. Rohinsky, NBC

What will he teach?



One Shot, One Kill
A true card miracle that’s virtually self-working. Yet it will convince anyone that you’re a sleight of hand master.

Bulletproof
A disarming control of any four of a kind that sneaks up on an audience to shock and overwhelm them. Then it hits them with a great kicker.

Positively Fifth Street
The finest Texas Hold’em routine to date. It destroys Hold’em players; it destroys non-card players.

Sweating Bullets
A complete treatise on Vernon’s Aces, culminating in Darwin’s ultimate version of the trick. Along the way, you’ll learn tips and improvements you can apply to any version of the trick you perform.

The Supercharged Nine-Card Location
This includes a revolutionary concept that can be applied to ANY multiple-location routine turning it into a true miracle. (The spectator shuffles the selections into the deck)

Memorized stack innovations
Groundbreaking concepts that can benefit anyone who employs this powerful tool.

Test Your Luck
A powerful opener for any series of memorized stack effects.

Calculated Risk
A great presentation and ingenious method turn an old beginner’s trick into a baffling miracle.

And more...

No matter what your skill level, you're going to learn some world-class card magic from the expert who the experts trust and respect.

Who is he?



Darwin Ortiz makes his living with a deck of cards and is recognized throughout the world as a master of sleight-of-hand and an expert on crooked gambling techniques.

His corporate clients include IBM, Silicon Graphics, Aetna Insurance, Price-Waterhouse, and even the Pentagon!

Darwin has appeared on over SEVENTY television and radio programs on CBS, NBC, HBO, CNN, CNBC, A&E, USA, TLC (and a few of other combinations of letters too).

He has also been featured on both America's Most Wanted and Britain's Most Wanted...as an expert on card cheating, not as a fugitive!

Mr. Ortiz frequently conducts seminars for casino gaming management and police agencies including the Division of Gaming Enforcement in Atlantic City, and the LAPD, for whom he made a training film on the subject of crooked gambling.

All that to say this, when Mr. Darwin Ortiz teaches you something with a deck of cards, you can be sure that you're learning from the BEST of the best.

Now, in his all-new lecture for Penguin Live, Darwin has selected choice material from his book "Lessons in Card Mastery" that he will teach LIVE for the first time ever.

If you could ask ONE question to one of the world's most creative professional magicians, what would it be?



If you'’ve never been to a magic lecture, there’s never been a better time. Sunday October 13th at 7:00pm, we’re live-streaming Darwin Ortiz in a spectacular 2-hour interactive online lecture. Watch, ask questions and learn things you won't find in any book or DVD.

Want VIP access to EVERY FUTURE Penguin LIVE we film? Check out the new Penguin LIVE: All Access Pass!

ATTENDING COULDN’T BE EASIER.

  1. Purchase the Darwin Ortiz LIVE “product”. This is your ticket.
  2. On Sunday October 13th, anytime before 7:00pm Eastern, click the “MyPenguinMagic” area at the top of the Penguin site. You'’ll see the livestream appear 1 hour before showtime. At 7pm sharp, Darwin will hit the stage and begin his JAM-PACKED professional lecture.
  3. Sit back and watch over 2 hours of DVD-quality live streaming magic from the comfort of your own home.
  4. Ask Darwin questions and discuss the tricks DURING the lecture.

DON’T WORRY IF YOU MIGHT MISS IT.

Reserve your seat anyway. Within 24 hours of ending, you’ll be able to download and/or watch the full lecture on-demand, and go over all the great routines and subtleties as many times as you want. It’ll be waiting for you in your “MyPenguinMagic” area.

Magicians flock to see “workers” give talks. Why? Because these guys see and learn things that you won’t find in any book or DVD. Yes, you'll be learning some incredibly powerful A-material, but the INVALUABLE stuff will be the insight you learn along the way.

This lecture is for everyone, from the beginner to the professional and for magicians and mentalists alike. Don’t miss it!

Get involved!



Check out our Darwin Ortiz LIVE Facebook page to post questions and discuss the event with us and your friends!

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1 of 1 magicians found the following review helpful:
Made me feel like a layman! Report this review
Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on October 13th, 2013
Darwin's lecture was almost 4 hrs. in length and from the opening effect to the Q&A where he continued sharing "the real work", he had me baffled and entertained.

A+ effects and teaching! One of the most inspiring lectures to date!
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Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on October 14th, 2013
There is stuff for people at all levels. Even though most of the tricks where Moderate to Advanced. There are techniques used in them tricks that can stand on there own that a beginner can use to push there trick to the next level. This is one lecture that I am more then happy to own.

He also show a lot of audience management and how to get you audience to buy into the trick and not get board dealing out a full deck almost 2 full times.

There may be a few things that he does not talk about. Not because he is avoiding anything, but because he does not want to spend hours explaining things the majority of people may not be interested in. Though he does tell you where you can find that information or at least what you are looking for.
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1 of 1 magicians found the following review helpful:
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on October 17th, 2013
I've had the privilege to study his books first and then personally with Mr. Darwin Ortiz. If you're serious about your card magic, you can't go wrong with him.

First of all, I want to thank Penguin Magic for hosting a great event, nearly four hours of magic for 25 dollars is almost a theft. :D

The lecture showcases many great and ingenious effects which will mentally destroy your audiences, mainly taken from Darwin's latest book "Lessons In Card Mastery". The explanations are filled with several psychological details and insights about audience management. Darwin doesn't always go into deep detail about every single technique involved (mainly things like faro shuffles, pinky counting, riffle stacking and so on) because, in that case, the lecture would have been twice as long! :-P Don't worry, though: there are many other great sources from which every card man can learn those techniques.

The lecture finishes with a Q&A with Darwin, some funny anecdotes in there. :)

Overall, I would highly recommend this lecture to any serious student of card magic.
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1 of 1 magicians found the following review helpful:
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on October 21st, 2013
It's too good, just don't...

Kidding aside, awesome lecture with a lot of material I will use!

Darwin is awesome. Buy his books as well! Loads of great info from a true master.
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on October 25th, 2013
Darwin Ortiz is an amazing technician, and a joy to watch work, but what he does in this lecture just isn't my style. For those who want to work with memorized decks, and tricky stacks, and precise card counting then this is the lecture for you. His work is 5 stars, my use for it is 3, so I averaged to 4. Just wanted to make it clear that my rating has nothing to do with his work or methods.
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on October 26th, 2013
This is an absolute must for serious card magicians. Darwin talks about great effects especially the ones for stacked decks. However there are 2 things that about this lecture. 1st thing is that you need to know how to do false riffle shuffles as Darwin uses it a lot in this lecture. 2nd thing is that Darwin messes up during explanations a few times and for one effect he doesn't explain how to get the cards to position. Therefore, I feel this is best if you have somewhat of an advanced skill with cards. But overall it is a great lecture and absolutely worth the money. Darwin Ortiz is the man.
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on October 27th, 2013
what can i say Darwin is a genius and this lecture showcases
some great effects that reveal why Darwin one of
the greatest card magicians on the planet.
Just his thoughts on misdirection were genius
and made me reexamine my practice.
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1 of 1 magicians found the following review helpful:
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on November 7th, 2013
The tricks are fantastic
...Don't buy it for that...

Buy this because Darwin is one of the best out there and you get to take a seat across from him. He's excellent and shows great confidence while performing. It's entertaining and interesting.

If you really want to see what you should strive for (not be like) but handle cards like a pro...

Buy it
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on October 16th, 2013
I know Ortiz' books and in my repertoire some of his beautiful routines have found a permanent place.

It's fascinating to see how Mr. Ortiz is still in search for the ultimate and to see how he integrates subtle bits and tips. This we see in variants of his pieces.
If you want to call yourself a cardiste - it's a necessity to listen to Mr. Ortiz.... to listen carefully...

Thanks for a beautiful lecture.
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on October 24th, 2013
Great performance, great stuff. The teaching was horrible. During explanations can the tricks go wrong, but not every trick. It looked like he wasnt prepared for the explanations.
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