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The Origins of Wonder

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cards:faro_shuffle [2015/05/16 16:51]
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cards:faro_shuffle [2017/06/28 14:57] (current)
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 Persi Diaconis notes that S. Victor Innis was the first to publish the fact that eight out-shuffles bring a fifty-two-card pack back to its original order. See his //Inner Secrets of Crooked Card Players//, 1915, p. 13. Persi Diaconis notes that S. Victor Innis was the first to publish the fact that eight out-shuffles bring a fifty-two-card pack back to its original order. See his //Inner Secrets of Crooked Card Players//, 1915, p. 13.
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 +The use of a perfect (faro-like) shuffle to gather four Aces distributed in a sixteen-card packet was noted by "​Dorian"​ in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​38784/​The+Magic+wand+and+magical+review/​168|The Magic Wand]]//, No. 7 No. 8, Apr. 1917, p. 122; "The '​Simplicitus'​ Four-Ace Trick"​.
  
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