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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Applying birthday math to casino floor game play

Applying birthday math to casino floor game play

posted on December 26, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | Happy Holidays! As many of my readers might be in a light hearted mood this week, I decided to keep this column that way as well. I won’t discuss Straights or Flushes or even partial Royal Flushes. I’m going to discuss birthdays!

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Take insurance?  Bah, humbug!

Take insurance? Bah, humbug!

posted on December 19, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | Insurance can be thought of as one of the bigger sucker bets – in the casino. Of course, casinos are full of sucker bets, but they’re not all constructed the same way. Let’s take a closer look.

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Even when an expert plays at a casino, games can still feel rigged, but it isn't

Even when an expert plays at a casino, games can still feel rigged, but it isn't

posted on December 12, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | We’ve all done it. We’ve all sat at a machine and questioned its “fairness.” When the machine goes into one of those cold streaks, we start to wonder if it is rigged.

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Math rules the casino game

Math rules the casino game

posted on December 05, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | At my son’s school, they had a guest speaker who is known as the Human Calculator. When my son got home he told me it was okay if I wasn’t the best at being a human calculator. Clearly he was impressed by what he saw.

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Behind random numbers and the lottery

Behind random numbers and the lottery

posted on November 28, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | I was intrigued by a news story I saw this morning about the Arizona lottery apparently removing one of its random number generating (RNG) machines from operation because of duplicates.

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