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When the National Poker Hero Visits Your Home Game

Everyone has those poker nights they’ll never forget. A room full of low-stakes Israeli poker players was recently treated to such an unforgettable experience, as legendary poker player Eli Elezra joined them at a local charity poker home game event.

This is the story of how Eli, despite the immense wealth and fame he’s accumulated, hasn’t forgotten his roots and has earned the title of Israel’s national poker hero.

5 Home Game Poker Variants Guaranteed to Generate Lots of Action

Everyone who has ever played a hand of poker understands the importance of the game having good action. Hold’em games are notorious for trying one’s patience, while even mixed games might be lackluster once in a while. Our solution? Introducing a bevy of Dealer’s Choice games!

In this article, we’ll detail how to play five popular poker variants that home game poker aficionados have been known to enjoy. The common denominator? All of them are guaranteed to drive the action during your next poker session.

5 Bona Fide Ways to Take Your Home Poker Game to the Next Level

There are home games and there are HOME GAMES! A night around the table playing poker with your buddies is always fun, but some home games really take the cake. How? By the host going to extra lengths to enhance the experience.

If you’re looking to take your home poker game to the next level, we’ve put together a list of 5 bona fide suggestions for you to accomplish precisely that. It’ll mean some investment on your part, but trust us – it’s worth it!

The Great American Poker Trip: Houston, Texas

Just prior to Hurricane Harvey slamming the Houston area, Jack Laskey paid a visit to the city to check out it’s underground poker scene. Sadly, the room he played in is flooded, and the city can of course use all the help it can get in the post-Harvey relief effort.

With all of that said, Jack was able to get a good feel for what poker is like in a region where the games most-assuredly lay low. High rake aside, underground poker in Houston offers a good time for all.

5 Big-Time Events for Home Game Poker Players

Meeting poker celebs, playing in WSOP events, poker trips to Vegas… all of that sounds like a dream life (or bucket list items) to the typical home game poker hero. If and when you’re fortunate enough to have a chance to experience any of those, it’s a pretty big deal!

Check out our list of big-time events for home game players and let us know if you feel we ought to add any more!

Here’s Why Your Friend Is Being a Nit in Your Home Poker Game

When you think of a home game, you often think of a fun, rowdy crowd of friends enjoying themselves around the poker table. Tight nits tend to be the exception at home games, but sometimes playing tight is precisely the right strategy to employ in order to come out a winner.

Have a look at our reasons why your friends might be playing like nits during a home game.