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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Don’t get cute playing blackjack

Don’t get cute playing blackjack

posted on March 07, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | I received an email asking how come I never talk about Surrender in blackjack. In 15 years of writing for GamingToday I don’t think I did write about surrender or even insurance. So, this week, I’m going to talk about both.

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Inside the numbers for Ultimate Texas Hold'em

Inside the numbers for Ultimate Texas Hold'em

posted on February 28, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | The inspiration for this week’s column comes from a reader who emailed me with a question regarding a column I recently wrote about Ultimate Texas Hold’em.

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Answer to the stand or hit 16 vs. dealers' 7

Answer to the stand or hit 16 vs. dealers' 7

posted on February 21, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | Playing blackjack you’re dealt a 16 looking into a Dealer 7. What do you do and why? I’ve watched a lot of players with this hand and it is almost fun to see it. Sure, there are some blackjack counters who spend a few seconds thinking about it, thinking about the count and working out what to do in this situation.

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Dealer's advantage should not deter you

Dealer's advantage should not deter you

posted on February 14, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | This past week, I was having a conversation about Four Card Poker with a colleague when one of us remarked how the average Dealer Hand will outrank the average Player Hand.

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Analyzing football bets by the numbers

Analyzing football bets by the numbers

posted on February 07, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | Oodles of money was wagered in Vegas legally on Super Bowl 51. Last year I had the pleasure of watching a man plunk hundreds of dollars on the game and then ask the man behind the betting desk what the +110 and +3 meant!

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