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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Explaining 5-card deal 32 different ways

Explaining 5-card deal 32 different ways

posted on March 06, 2018 by

Winning Strategies | In blackjack, the decisions slice a bit differently, so there was no need to talk about the expected value of each decision. Instead, each combination of player hand and dealer upcard was given an action to utilize – Hit, Stick, Double, Split or Surrender.

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A day all can appreciate ‘21’

A day all can appreciate ‘21’

posted on February 27, 2018 by

Winning Strategies | I really thought I had heard it all when I learned there was a “Talk Like a Pirate Day” a few years ago. Then two weeks ago, I found out there is a National Blackjack Day.

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Expected Value explained for casino games

Expected Value explained for casino games

posted on February 20, 2018 by

Winning Strategies | As far as I know, my father, Lenny Frome, was the first person to coin the term Expected Value with regard to casino gaming. In fact, in some of his earliest columns he used the term “win power.” That term probably makes more sense to the lay person.

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Going over the ideas of Wild Card, Low Card games

Going over the ideas of Wild Card, Low Card games

posted on February 13, 2018 by

Winning Strategies | Over the years, there are two types of table games I’ve seen tried many times that I have never seen succeed. They are Wild Card and Low games. Low games are where the player tries to get the lowest possible hand.

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Concentrate but don't worry too much about human error if using right method

Concentrate but don't worry too much about human error if using right method

posted on February 06, 2018 by

Winning Strategies | People who learn the right strategy, for whatever reason, make some mistakes while playing. There are a variety of reasons why these mistakes are made. The player might be tired or he might have been drinking or he might just be human.

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