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Bank Night

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Bank Night (also known as Just Chance) is a classic effect where spectators are allowed to freely select all but one of several envelopes, one which contains money, the others blank pieces of paper. The remaining one, that is not selected by anyone, is always found to be the one with the money.

It was developed by Tom Sellers as "It's Only Chance" in the booklet Novel Necromancy (1935).

Floyd Thayer was the first to market it in 1936 as "Bank Night".

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