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.
Winning Strategies | The Two Pair is one of the more curious hands in video poker. In jacks or better and bonus poker, it is a very important hand. It accounts for roughly 26% of your payback; 13% of your hands end up as a Two Pair.view
Winning Strategies | One of the hot topics of this year’s Global Gaming Expo was skill-based games. For those of us in the industry for a while, we find the notion that skill-based gaming is a new concept to be misleading.view
Winning Strategies | I’ve been going to the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) for the past 15 years or so. Some years there have been more table games to see, some years less. This is from a pure quantity perspective, not quality. This year had to be the overall worst in terms of both.view
Winning Strategies | Welcome to the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) 2017! There is little doubt my bread and butter (video poker and table games) is not what most people are talking about this year. I’m guessing most of the talk will once again be about skill-based gaming.view
Winning Strategies | To date, I don’t think I’ve ever been asked to analyze a game that I found impossible to analyze. Some are more difficult than others. The number of cards dealt plays a significant part in the complexity of the analysis based on the sheer number of combinations.view