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Monty Hall, who passed away in 2017 was born 100 years ago today: August 25, 1921. He was host of Let’s Make a Deal for 30 years. In 2008 I wrote about the “Monty Hall Problem” at The Partial Observer. This is an edited, revised, and shortened version.

Some time ago, I caught some episodes of Breaking the Magician’s Code: Magic’s Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed, which originally aired in the late 1990’s. Yes, several tricks…