coluria \n no. 25, thirty-two-deck of cards is cut and dealt into six piles, two remaining cards pocketed, colors of top cards code bottom cards and cards in pocket, done out-of-room \n charles t. jordan \n the magic of de bruijn sequences \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
1919/1920
thirty card mysteries Charles T. Jordan

Coluria

No. 25, thirty-two-deck of cards is cut and dealt into six piles, two remaining cards pocketed, colors of top cards code bottom cards and cards in pocket, done out-of-room

the miracle divination - the problem of the three coins \n three coins are pocketed by three spectators, performer divines them \n mahendra \n dollars and (6th) sense \n stewart james \n the miracle divination \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
1938
greater magic Mahendra

The Miracle Divination - The Problem of the Three Coins

three coins are pocketed by three spectators, performer divines them

tilted aces \n "seventeenth effect", aces placed into center come to top, no cuts, see p. 1 for credit information \n edward marlo \n tilt addition \n edward marlo \n the persi diaconis presentation for tilted aces \n persi diaconis \n stilted tilt \n johnny thompson
1962
tilt! Edward Marlo

Tilted Aces

"Seventeenth Effect", Aces placed into center come to top, no cuts, see p. 1 for credit information

serpent silk \n borrowed white handkerchief transposes with colored handkerchief in spectator's pocket, see p. 874 for credit information in mum by persi diaconis \n r. sid spocane ii
1966
the pallbearers review vol. 1-4 R. Sid Spocane II

Serpent Silk

borrowed white handkerchief transposes with colored handkerchief in spectator's pocket, see p. 874 for credit information in MUM by Persi Diaconis

les cartes diaconis \n \n persi diaconis \n less cards marlo \n edward marlo \n persi de d \n dominique duvivier
1967
ultimate secrets of card magic Persi Diaconis

cavorting aces \n "the effect that follows is highly endorsed by both charlie miller and persi diaconis." \n harvey rosenthal
1969
expert card mysteries Harvey Rosenthal

Cavorting Aces

"The effect that follows is highly endorsed by both Charlie Miller and Persi Diaconis."

added note \n short 1958-dated description of the "les cartes diaconis" plot without mentioning diaconis \n edward marlo \n les cartes diaconis \n persi diaconis
1969
hierophant Edward Marlo

Added Note

short 1958-dated description of the "Les Cartes Diaconis" plot without mentioning Diaconis

credit information on the benzais' cop \n credited to persi diaconis here \n edward marlo \n persi diaconis
1970
advanced fingertip control Edward Marlo, Persi Diaconis

first objective \n culling procedure for red/black separation, including several credits and sources for other approaches, for a persi diaconis credit claim by karl fulves see page 212 of <a href="show.php?book=275">epilogue</a> \n edward marlo
1973
marlo's objectives Edward Marlo

First Objective

culling procedure for red/black separation, including several credits and sources for other approaches, for a Persi Diaconis credit claim by Karl Fulves see page 212 of Epilogue

babel \n final issue, list of pseudonyms, joseph k. schmidt, persi diaconis anagram r. sid spokane ii and pseudonym george henbeck (heubeck), roy walton = gene lawton, j. w. sarles \n karl fulves
1975
the pallbearers review vol. 9-10 Karl Fulves

Babel

final issue, list of pseudonyms, Joseph K. Schmidt, Persi Diaconis anagram R. Sid Spokane II and pseudonym George Henbeck (Heubeck), Roy Walton = Gene Lawton, J. W. Sarles

flatfoot, floozie and the boy-boy \n hotel mystery \n jerry k. hartman \n "a night on the town" (ken beale & persi diaconis, xerox underground) \n the motel mystery \n edward marlo
1978
loose ends Jerry K. Hartman

Flatfoot, Floozie and the Boy-Boy

Hotel Mystery

Inspired by

"A Night On The Town" (Ken Beale & Persi Diaconis, Xerox Underground)

fooled again \n on pete biro's credit claims about persi diaconis's inventions \n karl fulves \n holbrook lecture notes \n karl fulves \n brad holbrook
1979
interlocutor Karl Fulves

Fooled Again

on Pete Biro's credit claims about Persi Diaconis's inventions

oasis \n on ken brooke, frank farrow, johnny paul, piet forton, gordon bruce, ricky jay, persi diaconis, bobby bernard, bob read \n fred robinson
1979
pabular Fred Robinson

Oasis

on Ken Brooke, Frank Farrow, Johnny Paul, Piet Forton, Gordon Bruce, Ricky Jay, Persi Diaconis, Bobby Bernard, Bob Read

interesting sidelight \n dealing stay stack into any number of piles retains stay stack, with tables how to pick up the piles for up to five piles
- general rules for pick ups
- added notes \n jeff busby \n stay stack dealing property \n persi diaconis
1980
curioser Jeff Busby

Interesting Sidelight

dealing stay stack into any number of piles retains stay stack, with tables how to pick up the piles for up to five piles

anti-faro generalization \n up-down-jog procedure with two, three, four cards at a time as mixing procedure \n persi diaconis
1982
best of friends Persi Diaconis

Anti-Faro Generalization

up-down-jog procedure with two, three, four cards at a time as mixing procedure

simon-eyes \n two cards thought of with counting procedure, both cards divined with "no no's fishing"
- reality
- the problem
- no no's fishing
- the simon-eyes arrangement
- the selection procedure
- fishing in the simon-eyes pack
- fishing for the values
- fishing for the suits
- the faro restacking simon-eyes pack \n simon aronson \n the path of olram \n edward marlo \n simon aronson \n david solomon \n olram's choice \n edward marlo \n for the ace-to-king boys \n edward marlo \n four for the road \n edward marlo \n the restacking pack \n alex elmsley \n final ecstasy \n barrie richardson \n the three hours \n simon aronson \n ramón riobóo \n harapan ong \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n tilapia \n matt baker
1990
the aronson approach Simon Aronson

Simon-Eyes

two cards thought of with counting procedure, both cards divined with "No No's Fishing"

anti-faro generalization \n up-down-jog procedure with two, three, four cards at a time, no credit, for credit information see reference \n persi diaconis \n anti-faro generalization \n persi diaconis
1990
trend setters Persi Diaconis

Anti-Faro Generalization

up-down-jog procedure with two, three, four cards at a time, no credit, for credit information see reference

beyond hummer \n four cards, selection is only one reversed after some procedure \n persi diaconis \n beyond hummer \n persi diaconis
1993
card file Persi Diaconis

Beyond Hummer

four cards, selection is only one reversed after some procedure

the red-black location \n free chosen card is found in a flash \n persi diaconis \n roberto giobbi \n harry lorayne \n persi diaconis trick from foreword of "revelations"
1995
card college — volume 1 Persi Diaconis, Roberto Giobbi, Harry Lorayne

The Red-Black Location

free chosen card is found in a flash

Inspired by

Persi Diaconis trick from foreword of "Revelations"

the persi diaconis presentation for tilted aces \n four aces come to top all at once \n persi diaconis \n tilted aces \n edward marlo
1995
arcane Persi Diaconis

the jabberwock way \n essay on the hotel mystery or motel mystery (four kings and two queens), as inspired by persi diaconis, see also p. 87 \n jon racherbaumer
1996
the looking glass Jon Racherbaumer

The Jabberwock Way

essay on the Hotel Mystery or Motel Mystery (four Kings and two Queens), as inspired by Persi Diaconis, see also p. 87

tenkai poker deal \n cards shuffled face up/down, poker hands are dealt, only magician gets face down cards (plot credited to persi diaconis, routine inspired by ricky jay's routine on learned pigs and fireproof women) \n nick trost
1997
the card magic of nick trost Nick Trost

Tenkai Poker Deal

Cards shuffled face up/down, poker hands are dealt, only magician gets face down cards (plot credited to Persi Diaconis, routine inspired by Ricky Jay's routine on Learned Pigs and Fireproof Women)

persi de d \n three selections are lost, three random cards are shown to each spectator which eventually transform into selections \n dominique duvivier \n les cartes diaconis \n persi diaconis
2004
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 5 Dominique Duvivier

Persi De D

three selections are lost, three random cards are shown to each spectator which eventually transform into selections

martin gardner \n about martin gardner's work in mathematical magic \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

hummer's three-card monte \n spectator thinks of one of three cards and switches a few cards around, magician divines thought of card, can do with any three objects \n bob hummer \n our contribution \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n rock, paper, scissors \n cy endfield \n bob neale's rock, paper, scissors \n robert e. neale
2012
magical mathematics Bob Hummer

Hummer's Three-Card Monte

Spectator thinks of one of three cards and switches a few cards around, magician divines thought of card, can do with any three objects

our contribution \n variation on hummer's three card monte \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n hummer's three-card monte \n bob hummer
2012
magical mathematics Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

mathematics in the air \n chapter intro that describes the cato principle and the mathematics behind it, along with tricks \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n baby hummer \n charles hudson \n hummer's ten card mystery \n bob hummer
2012
magical mathematics Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

Mathematics in the Air

Chapter intro that describes the CATO Principle and the mathematics behind it, along with tricks

baby hummer \n used to demonstrate the cato principle, uses four cards \n charles hudson \n basic hummer \n unknown \n mathematics in the air \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n baby boom \n reinhard müller
2012
magical mathematics Charles Hudson

Baby Hummer

Used to demonstrate the CATO principle, uses four cards

hummer's ten card mystery \n original use of the cato principle, based on the 18 card mystery in the original manuscript, magician can name how many face up cards there are after mixing it up \n bob hummer \n "18 card mystery" (bob hummer, face-up / face-down mysteries, 1942) \n mathematics in the air \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics Bob Hummer

Hummer's Ten Card Mystery

Original use of the CATO Principle, based on the 18 Card Mystery in the original manuscript, magician can name how many face up cards there are after mixing it up

royal hummer \n cards are mixed face up and face down haphazardly, later all cards are face down except a royal flush \n steve freeman \n back to magic \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics Steve Freeman

Royal Hummer

Cards are mixed face up and face down haphazardly, later all cards are face down except a royal flush

back to magic \n end of chapter, describes steve's own variation on steve freeman's handling of royal hummer \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n royal hummer \n steve freeman
2012
magical mathematics Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

Back to Magic

End of chapter, describes Steve's own variation on Steve Freeman's handling of Royal Hummer

the magic of de bruijn sequences \n deck tossed out, deck is freely cut and five cards are selected, magician correctly divines them all, also describes the mathematics behind de bruijn sequences \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n coluria \n charles t. jordan \n going further \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

The Magic of De Bruijn Sequences

Deck tossed out, deck is freely cut and five cards are selected, magician correctly divines them all, also describes the mathematics behind De Bruijn sequences

going further \n describes extra variations on the basic de bruijn sequence trick, with some history behind the use of this principle in magic \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n the magic of de bruijn sequences \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

Going Further

Describes extra variations on the basic De Bruijn sequence trick, with some history behind the use of this principle in magic

is this stuff actually good for anything? \n chapter on uses of de bruijn sequences outside of magic \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

Is This Stuff Actually Good For Anything?

Chapter on uses of De Bruijn sequences outside of magic

universal cycles again \n deck tossed out, deck is freely cut and five cards are selected, magician correctly divines them all \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

Universal Cycles Again

Deck tossed out, deck is freely cut and five cards are selected, magician correctly divines them all

from the gilbreath principle to the mandelbrot set \n chapter intro \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

From the Gilbreath Principle to the Mandelbrot Set

the gilbreath principle \n describes the intricate mathematics of the gilbreath principle \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

The Gilbreath Principle

Describes the intricate mathematics of the Gilbreath Principle

gilbreath's second principle \n spectator shuffles the cards, deals out five hands, one of the hands is a good hand, but the hand of the imaginary partner gets a straight flush, uses ideas from herb zarrow and ron wohl \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n ronald a. wohl (ravelli) \n herb zarrow \n "u-shuffle poker" (david ben, zarrow, a lifetime of magic) \n gilbreath poker \n matt baker
2012
magical mathematics Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham, Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli), Herb Zarrow

Gilbreath's Second Principle

Spectator shuffles the cards, deals out five hands, one of the hands is a good hand, but the hand of the imaginary partner gets a straight flush, uses ideas from Herb Zarrow and Ron Wohl

Related to

"U-shuffle Poker" (David Ben, Zarrow, A Lifetime of Magic)

the mandelbrot set \n mathematics of the mandelbrot set and its link to gilbreath \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

The Mandelbrot Set

Mathematics of the Mandelbrot Set and its link to Gilbreath

a mind-reading computer \n packet of twelve cards, go through various dealing and shuffling procedures, create a pair of matching mates \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

A Mind-Reading Computer

Packet of twelve cards, go through various dealing and shuffling procedures, create a pair of matching mates

a look inside perfect shuffles \n describes the mathematics of perfect faro shuffles, how to stack the deck using in and out shuffles \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

A Look Inside Perfect Shuffles

Describes the mathematics of perfect faro shuffles, how to stack the deck using in and out shuffles

a look inside monge and milk shuffles \n describes the principles of monge and milk shuffles \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

A Look Inside Monge and Milk Shuffles

Describes the principles of Monge and Milk shuffles

a look inside down-and-under shuffles \n describes the down and under deal \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

all the shuffles are related \n explains how perfect faro shuffles, reverse faro shuffles, monge shuffles, milk shuffles and down-under shuffles are related \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

All the Shuffles Are Related

Explains how perfect faro shuffles, reverse faro shuffles, Monge shuffles, milk shuffles and down-under shuffles are related

the miracle divination \n three coins are pocketed by three spectators, performer divines them, three object divination \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n the miracle divination - the problem of the three coins \n mahendra \n ron's $1.96 trick \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

The Miracle Divination

three coins are pocketed by three spectators, performer divines them, three object divination

ron's $1.96 trick \n miracle divination, four coins pocketed by four spectators, performer divines them all, four object divination \n ron graham \n the miracle divination \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics Ron Graham

Ron's $1.96 trick

Miracle Divination, four coins pocketed by four spectators, performer divines them all, four object divination

how many magic tricks are there? \n mathematical estimation of the number of magic tricks in common usage \n ron graham \n persi diaconis
2012
magical mathematics Ron Graham, Persi Diaconis

How Many Magic Tricks Are There?

Mathematical estimation of the number of magic tricks in common usage

introduction to the book of changes \n introduction on the i ching (chinese divination method using patterns called hexagrams) \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

Introduction to the Book of Changes

Introduction on the I Ching (Chinese divination method using patterns called hexagrams)

using the i ching for divination \n how the i ching is used, with some mathematics \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

a first chinese magic trick \n i ching trigrams can predict the chinese character chosen by spectator, kind of design duplication \n unknown \n a version in english \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics
Unknown

A First Chinese Magic Trick

I Ching trigrams can predict the Chinese character chosen by spectator, kind of design duplication

a version in english \n english version of the chinese i ching divination trick
the first variation: magician predicts thought of object using letter cards, not that good
the second variation: magician divines thought of object using drawn diagrams \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n a first chinese magic trick \n unknown
2012
magical mathematics Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

A Version in English

English version of the Chinese I Ching Divination trick

The First Variation: Magician predicts thought of object using letter cards, not that good
The Second Variation: Magician divines thought of object using drawn diagrams

a performance piece \n prediction routine involving playing cards and i ching trigrams, involve some fortune telling and answering questions posed by audience \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

A Performance Piece

Prediction routine involving playing cards and I Ching trigrams, involve some fortune telling and answering questions posed by audience

inside-outside \n endless chain / pricking the garter
- a fair throw
- a cheating throw
- a superfair throw \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n robert e. neale
2012
magical mathematics Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham, Robert E. Neale

the roulette system \n betting game, magician predicts the outcome of the bet, simulate roulette with red and black cards \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n henry christ
2012
magical mathematics Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham, Henry Christ

The Roulette System

Betting game, magician predicts the outcome of the bet, simulate roulette with red and black cards

the mysterious number seven \n sum prediction of numbers filled in grid, uses the aag principle \n stewart james \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics Stewart James, Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

The Mysterious Number Seven

Sum prediction of numbers filled in grid, uses the AAG Principle

charles thornton jordan \n about charles jordan's work in mathematical magic \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

the gathering \n aces appear and trap three selections, using faros \n jason ladanye \n persi's collectors \n persi diaconis \n james swain
2013
confident deceptions Jason Ladanye

The Gathering

Aces appear and trap three selections, using faros

the three hours \n three spectators each think of a card, magician divines each card without making any wrong statements \n simon aronson \n ramón riobóo \n harapan ong \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n "the three hours" (aronson & riobóo, mnemonica, p. 65) \n simon-eyes \n simon aronson
2019
a stack to forget Simon Aronson, Ramón Riobóo, Harapan Ong, Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

The Three Hours

Three spectators each think of a card, magician divines each card without making any wrong statements

Inspired by

"The Three Hours" (Aronson & Riobóo, Mnemonica, p. 65)

gilbreath poker \n both spectator and magician deal five hands of poker from their cards, each deal a good hand to an imaginary player, leaving the best hand for themselves \n matt baker \n the ultimate gardner-marlo \n steve mayhew \n gilbreath's second principle \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n ronald a. wohl (ravelli) \n herb zarrow
2019
the buena vista shuffle club Matt Baker

Gilbreath Poker

Both spectator and magician deal five hands of poker from their cards, each deal a good hand to an imaginary player, leaving the best hand for themselves