How to Host the Perfect Poker Home Game is a 13-part series on how to run the superlative poker night for all your friends and coworkers.
We’ll cover everything from what game of poker is easiest to play, what hand beats what and even what drinks and food to serve. Follow this guide and people will be reserving their seat at your table weeks in advance.
In our ninth article we’re looking at a most unsavory topic, cheaters at your home game.
It’s important to accept that the possibility of cheating always exists, even if you’re not playing for money.
Some people are just wired to cheat and do it regardless of the cash, others are simply trying to exploit you for financial gain.
As the stakes get bigger and your familiarity with the players go down, the more you need to be on the lookout for would-be charlatans.
The good news is the people you’re looking for will rarely be accomplished card mechanics, and there are a few easy things you can do to seriously limit their opportunities to cheat.
Follow these steps to protect yourself and the players in your game.
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