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Steve Dacri

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Steve Dacri
BornStephen Robert D'Acri
March 22, 1952
Worchester, Massachusetts
DiedFebruary 11, 2011 (age 58)
Las Vegas, Nevada

Steve Dacri (1952-2011) was a Boston native who moved to Las Vegas in 2003, after years of commuting from Los Angeles to work at Caesars Magical Empire, which offered a close-up magic venue on the Vegas Strip.


He made appearances at the Magic Castle (starting in 1975) and late-night shows with Merv Griffin, Johnny Carson, Dick Cavett and Mike Douglas.[1]

Dacri later worked at The Orleans, O'Shea's, the Imperial Palace and the Four Seasons at Mandalay Bay, where he offered a dinner show at $300 per ticket. His last Las Vegas run was at the Las Vegas Hilton in 2010. The February opening was postponed by the discovery of a tumor and removal of a section of his colon.

Dacri maintained the digital magazine[2]

He was editor of Magic Market from 1972 until 1974.


  • Commercial Close-Up (1978)
  • Fooling People (1983)


  • The Magic of Steve Dacri: No Filler (3 Volumes) (2006, DVD, L&L Publishing)


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  • Cover, The Linking Ring, Vol. 85, No. 10, October 2005, OUR COVER, The Steve Dacri Story, by Rolando Santos, page 27
  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 91, No. 3, March 2011, Broken Wand, Steve R. Dacri, page 120
  • The Magic Circular, Vol. 105, No. 1037, April 2011, Obituaries, Steve Dacri 22 March 1956 - 12 February 2011, page 101