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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Winning Strategies | There are cases where the choice is between making a wager and checking – or simply not making a bet and continuing. This type of wager is rarer than the other. But, there are a number of games that feature it and it is very important to understand the differences between them. The math behind them dictates very different strategies.view
Winning Strategies | Recently, I had an exchange with a game inventor while we were tweaking his game. The topic came up about the relatively common betting structure of Ante/Play, used in many games such as Three Card and Four Card Poker.view
Winning Strategies | This past week, I spoke to an acquaintance who is a regular video poker player here in Las Vegas. He wanted to know why, despite playing games that claim to pay over 100%, he rarely won. There is a fairly obvious answer to that.view
Winning Strategies | There’s an old saying about not getting anything for free. Well, thanks to Free Bet Blackjack, that isn’t completely true. Of course, it is not completely false, because technically, you don’t get it for nothing. Free Bet Blackjack is the relatively new game from Geoff Hall and Scientific Games.view
Winning Strategies | By now, hopefully, we all know once something is posted on the Internet it never disappears completely. Nonetheless, it was quite a shock when I received an email this past week from a reader who came across a column I wrote in 2004!view