Start your Own Poker Club with Home Games

Imagine having your own online Poker Club, for just you and your friends - where you can arrange your own private poker games whenever you want! It’s called Home Games. It’s free to use and it’s really easy to set up. Download the poker software then follow these simple steps to get started (please note Home Games is not currently available on mobile):

1) In the main lobby, select the ‘More’ menu then ‘Home Games’. If you’ve been invited to join a club, click ‘Join a Poker Club’; to start a new club, click ‘Create a Poker Club’.

2) Give your new club a name and invitation code (make sure not to include your personal password!). We’ll send you an email with your club details and ID number, which you can then share with your friends so they can join your club.

3) Your club will be added to the Home Games lobby in your client. Click on the ‘Club Lobby’ button. You can now accept new club members, schedule and register for games, and manage your club from the Club Lobby.

Your exclusive online Poker Club is completely free, and includes these key features:

  • Club Management Tools appoint administrators, accept/remove members, customize your club lobby and game tables, set length of club seasons and more.
  • Player Statistics view game results, points earned, top finishes, knockouts for each club member and even tournament Leader Boards
  • Game Management Tools customize game parameters and schedule games and tournaments, including Hold’em, Omaha, Stud, mixed games like HORSE and others
  • Save Favorite Game Setups easy to replay your favorite customized game configurations
  • Private Games all games and tournaments are available only to members of your club

Here are some tips for creating your Poker Club.

Your Club Name must be unique and should contain between 8-30 characters, including spaces. It mustn’t be offensive, infringe on anyone’s rights  or contain a URL or anyone else’s Stars ID (it can contain your own Stars ID, but this is not necessary). Club Names will be reviewed and won’t be displayed to other players until approved, after which they cannot be changed. You’ll receive an email approving or rejecting the Club Name within five days.

When creating an Invitation Code for your Club, remember that they must be between 8-16 characters, are case sensitive, must not contain your Stars ID, and must start with a letter and contain at least one number. Also, they must not start with the letters ‘tmp’.

Poker Clubs can have up to 100 members - if you need to increase this limit, please contact support. You can create up to two Clubs and join up to 10. To see all the Clubs to which you belong, check out ‘My Poker Clubs’ in the Home Games tab of the lobby.

Both the Club Manager and Club Administrators can schedule tournaments and create games, but only the Club Manager can manage the Club. Use the ‘Grant Admin’ button in the ‘Manage Club’ tab to give players Club Administrator status.

When playing real money Home Games you’ll earn reward points just as you would in other real money games.

Certain ‘Showcase’ Clubs are visible in the Home Games tab, for observation only. If you’d like your Club to be considered for showcase status, drop a line to support.

Home Games are about playing poker with people you know and trust, and for that reason members of a Poker Club can play at the same table or tournament in a Home Game even if they are on the same IP address or location. Also, chat moderation is generally not provided. However, we are just as serious about the security of Home Games as any other games - if you suspect improper behavior on the part of fellow Club members, please email support and we will investigate.

Click here to read Home Games Terms & Conditions.

If you have any queries about creating or joining a Poker Club, or about Home Games, please contact Support.

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