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Quick Guide to PokerStars Home Games; It Takes Just Five Easy Steps!

PokerStars Home Game guide

There's never been a better time to find out how to set up a PokerStars Home Games than right now.

PokerStars Home Games allow you to set up a private members club where you can play cash games and tournaments. All games can be for play money and real money, so you don't need to spend anything if you don't want to.

You can invite whoever you want and even keep track of tournament leader board standings.

PokerStars Home Games allow you to take the banter of your local home game onto the online felt, even allowing you to play with poker friends from all over the world.

How to set up PokerStars Home Games Online

Here is our quick and easy five-step guide to setting up a PokerStars Home Game of your own.

Step 1 - Download PokerStars

If you haven’t got a PokerStars account already you need one, so download the software now and set up a new account.

Remember when you join PokerStars via PokerNews you get to also play in our exclusive promotions with them.

Step 1: Download PokerStars

Step 2 - Create Your PokerStars Home Games

Click on the Home Games tab in the lobby and click 'Create a Poker Club'

PokerStars Home Games Create a Poker Club


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Step 3 - Name Your Club

Pick a funny name of course, and also pick a unique password in the invitation code field.

PokerStars Home Games Name Your Club
Time to name your club and click on the green button.

Step 4 - Manage Your Club

Here you can suspend, reinstate, and grant admin positions to players as well as select images and colour themes for the club tab.

PokerStars Home Games Manage Your Club

This is also where you can invite new members. To do so, select the invite option and cut / and paste the instructions in an email to your buddies.

PokerStars Home Games Invite New Players

Step 5 - Choose Your Games

You can set up specific scheduled tournaments in the manage games tab. There is a real depth of choice here, you can tailor:

  • the game types
  • the starting stacks
  • the format
  • the number of players
  • the payout structure
  • and more.
PokerStars Home Games Create a Tournament

You can also set up cash game tables which run 24/7 for both real money and play money!

PokerStars Home Games Create a Cash Table

If you don’t have a PokerStars account, get one now and make the most of our exclusive promotions too, when you join PokerStars via PokerNews.


A version of this article was first published in January 2016.
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