Elliot Frome

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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. He is well positioned to take over where his father left off. While many of Elliot's articles deal with video poker strategy, he also targets the breakdown of new games, both live and electronic. His website is www.gambatria.com.

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From Atari computers to video poker expert

From Atari computers to video poker expert

posted on May 16, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | It seems only fitting that I would be writing this article on the eve of what would’ve been my father’s 91st birthday. My father, Lenny Frome, was the first person to analyze the game of video poker and wrote about it extensively as many of you know.

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Questioning my dad's math doesn't compute

Questioning my dad's math doesn't compute

posted on May 09, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | Through the years that I have been analyzing games, occasionally I get an email from someone criticizing my dad’s work. They had found some error or imperfection in his math.

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Experience doesn't equal a good player in the casino

Experience doesn't equal a good player in the casino

posted on May 02, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | Last week’s column was about the “average” video poker player. Quite frankly, the column was for myself as well. I need to remind myself while average is not really a bad thing for most things, in the case of gambling, it can be really, really bad.

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Video poker machines don't get hot or cold

Video poker machines don't get hot or cold

posted on April 25, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | This past week, when we met, we covered a variety of video poker fallacies. The first was that video poker machines always seem to start hot and then they get very cold. It is as if they are programmed to sucker you in. Well, this one is half fallacy. 

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A need for expert strategy to avoid pitfalls of gambling

A need for expert strategy to avoid pitfalls of gambling

posted on April 18, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | Several days ago, I caught up with an old friend here in town. As we were discussing a variety of people we knew, a “condition” was mentioned with at least a couple of them – “gambling problem.”

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