Video chat with friends while playing online poker with latest PokerStars Home Games feature

PokerStars have added an exciting feature to Home Games, bringing you a fresh way to enjoy the poker experience. Video chat offers all the fun, banter, and physical tells of a live game, online.

Let’s delve a little deeper.


Video chat feature on Home Games

Video chat is a simple enough concept, but one that totally changes the dynamic of your online Home Games.

No more hiding behind the screen. No more withholding your nervous smile and twitchy body language. With video chat, you and your poker friends will be able to make reads and pick up tells.

But it’s not all about the physical tells. Video chat also makes your Home Games more social. The jokes, the anguish, the laughter. It’s all part of the fun.

Home Games with video chat brings you elements of the live poker experience, with all of the benefits of playing online.

Try the video chat feature out for yourself now on PokerStars.

Virtually interact with your friends in real time with video chat


How to start a Home Game with video chat

It’s easy to setup and manage Home Game clubs. Here’s how to do it:

To start a Home Game club:

  • Click on the ‘Home Games’ tab in the PokerStars lobby. From here, you can join a club or create your own.
  • Click ‘Create Club’.
  • You’ll be prompted to name your club and choose an invitational code. Once you’ve done this, PokerStars will approve the club.
  • Once approved, you can invite friends, make announcements, and set up poker games.

To set up Home Games with video chat:

With your PokerStars Home Game club setup, you’re all ready to enjoy the video chat feature with your poker friends. Here’s how to set up custom home games:

  • Go to your club lobby.
  • Click ‘Create’ then choose either ‘Create Cash Game’ or ‘Create Tournament’.
  • You’ll see a list of options for your Home Game. Choose your options, paying attention to the “Webcam Game” box. Click this box to enable webcam functionality and enjoy the video chat feature.
  • When you are ready click “Create”.
  • Your Home Game will appear in your club lobby. Video chat will be active when you play the game. As long as everyone has their webcams and mics turned on, you’ll be able to see and speak to your friends as you play poker.

PokerStars Home Games

Since launching the new look poker Home Games in 2020, PokerStars have continued to innovate and expand on home game offerings, whether it be with new game options, new formats like Tempest, and the exciting addition of video chat.

We hope that you enjoy the video chat feature. Set up games, invite friends, and stream the madness to your Twitch viewers. Most of all, have fun with it!

Follow the links below to find out more about PokerStars Home Games.


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