With people quarantined and in self-isolation the world over during the COVID-19 pandemic, they’re turning online for everything; this includes poker. Luckily it’s not only possible to play poker online, but to do so with friends via a private home game.
Private home games are flourishing these days, so here’s our guide for how to make them happen (they’re free and can be played from anywhere in the world) as well as how to get the most out of the experience.
Online poker home games are booming in the coronavirus era, especially those hosted on PokerStars.
As such, we checked in with PokerStars ambassadors Chris Moneymaker, GJ Reggie, Fintan Hand, and Felix Schneiders to hear about their personal online home game poker game experiences.
In this article, George Chao, CEO of BBO Poker Tables, talks about the different types of poker tables for home games. Having put tens of thousands of poker tables in home games across the world, he’s noticed that there are basically three distinct categories for home game poker tables.
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In times of a worldwide pandemic like COVID-19, poker players ought to be grateful that it’s still possible to play the game online. Home game players, in particular, have transitioned to private online poker home games, and it’s better than not being able to play at all.
Even so, there’s still something lacking when you and your home game buddies can’t gather in person to play the game you love and are limited to competing at the virtual felt with Zoom meeting accompaniment.
With home games having moved online due to the Coronavirus, Bruce and Robbie tackle how to make the transition. Lots of customization options for play money tournaments available via the PokerStars.net private home games feature, settling offline via payment apps, and much more.