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Elliot Frome

Gaming Today Elliot Frome

Elliot Frome’s roots run deep into gaming theory and analysis. His father, Lenny, was a pioneer in developing video poker strategy in the 1980s and is credited with raising its popularity to dizzying heights. Elliot is a second generation gaming author and analyst with nearly 20 years of programming experience.

Twitter: @gambatria

Email: ElliotFrome@gamingtoday.com

Video Poker our nation's patriotic gamble

Video Poker our nation's patriotic gamble

posted on July 11, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | As I celebrated July 4th this past week, I couldn’t believe I missed the opportunity to write more directly about America’s National Game of Chance – Video Poker.

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After column, three of kind strikes writer

After column, three of kind strikes writer

posted on July 04, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | No sooner did I write last week’s column about how frustrating Three of a Kinds can be when they don’t turn into Quads, when I had the pleasure of playing for a bit this weekend and proving it.

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Dealt three of the kind might be the most frustrating hand

Dealt three of the kind might be the most frustrating hand

posted on June 27, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | Of all the relatively common hands in video poker, I find Three of a Kind at the top of the list of frustrating ones. This might seem a little odd.

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Inside video poker's crown jewel the Royal Flush

Inside video poker's crown jewel the Royal Flush

posted on June 20, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | A friend of mine recently posted on Facebook the picture of his final video poker hand – a Royal Flush. While everyone else was congratulating him, I thought – “I wonder how many cards he held.”

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Nearly winning provides same thrill

Nearly winning provides same thrill

posted on June 13, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | Many years ago, I read an article that described a test run on humans with regards to gambling. The experiment was to determine exactly what in the human brain causes people to want to gamble.

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