Elliot Frome

Gaming Today Elliot Frome

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.

Twitter: @gambatria

Email: ElliotFrome@gamingtoday.com

Helping with 32 ways theory

Helping with 32 ways theory

posted on June 26, 2018 by

Winning Strategies | Video poker strategy all comes down to the expected value of hands. Each 5-card deal could theoretically be played 32 ways. For each of those 32 ways, we take a look at all the possible draws to calculate the expected value.

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32 ways to play the hand

32 ways to play the hand

posted on June 19, 2018 by

Winning Strategies | Last week, I talked about how for every deal there are 32 ways to play the hand, ranging from holding all five cards to discarding all five. While most decisions are obvious, many are far less so. 

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Celebrate National Video Poker day on 9/6

Celebrate National Video Poker day on 9/6

posted on June 12, 2018 by

Winning Strategies | National Video Poker Day is just three months away. I’m spending the summer writing columns devoted to video poker so you’re ready to celebrate this very special day on Sept. 6 (9/6).

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More on maximizing Video Poker win paybacks

More on maximizing Video Poker win paybacks

posted on June 05, 2018 by

Winning Strategies | Last week I discussed the importance of playing max-coin in order to maximize the payback of video poker.

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My national video poker scan

My national video poker scan

posted on May 29, 2018 by

Winning Strategies | National Video Poker Day (Sept. 6) is just a little over three months away. Besides trying to get people to recognize a day I essentially have made up, I have the more daunting task of getting you to recognize the value of video poker in the casino.

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