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 | We’ve all heard the phrase “if you build it, they will come.” It was popularized in the movie “Field of Dreams” and over time has come to mean that as long as you provide something to the people, they’ll come to it.view
Winning Strategies | This past week, I got asked by a friend about what I do for the gaming industry. I told him I do the math for new casino games. I explained how I work out the strategy for games and determine all the key math numbers.view
Winning Strategies | I consider Ultimate Texas Hold’em (UTH) to be the ultimate casino game. I don’t say that just because I played a part in its creation. I played no part in the creation of video poker, but still consider it to be a transformational creation for the casino. What makes UTH as close to perfection as possible is its unique betting structure.view
Winning Strategies | I had a truly extraordinary day playing video poker the other day. I was playing my favorite and obscenely volatile 5-play multi-strike machine. It was not going well initially, when I hit a Royal from a 3-Card Royal on the second line.view