This is a discussion on Playing Poker With A Friend within the online poker forums, in the Poker Rooms section; Hi, one of my friends knows I am into poker and was interested. I invited him to a live game I play with a couple
Hi, one of my friends knows I am into poker and was interested. I invited him to a live game I play with a couple of other mates for fun, he got a bit of beginners luck, came second and won his buy-in back!
Now he is interested in playing online and asking me where to play etc. - I told him what sites I liked, but I want to be able to show him how hard it is compared to what he has experienced, before I recommend him to deposit anywhere, in case he gets addicted etc.
Basically, what is a good poker site to play heads-up with a friend online? Ideally for free, if not, low stakes.
Thanks in advance for any help.
16th August 2013, 7:32 PM
Poker at: BellaVista
Game: Any and All
hey n3rv, not sure about playing for free. Have never explored to see if can do play chips in heads up on any sites, however if able to play on FTP they have sng style headsup for 50c, which is a great way to get the experience without risking a great deal.
I would certainly be careful about any heads-up cash with your freind because lets say he decides to be a major donky, and not get lucky, then it could easily look like chip dumping with is something not taken lightly on many sites. At least with the heads up sng, you can do the regular speed with 1500 chips and have plenty of play heads up, they even have a deepstack with 3k chips but can't recall if those are in the 50c range.
Also might sometimes be a challenge to get on the same table, unless it is something like the deepstack which often don't fill too often as many players do the turbo or super turbo games. Just a thought, but if looking for a small buyin with some play would have to recommend ftp, again on the same note i havn't looking at real money play on many sites besides pstars, ftp and titan (titan is also good as they have 10c, 20c 6max and 10person sng's, and cheap steps).
16th August 2013, 10:35 PM
Thanks for the reply Bluff, I was having similar thoughts, but looking around PokerStars more I actually found you can create a Poker Club and can invite a friend to play with play money as well as real money. Turns out there is also a blatently obvious "play with friends" section on 888 which offers a similar function... I'd just never looked at it before!
16th August 2013, 10:48 PM
Poker at: any US sites
Game: NL Holdem
re: Poker & Playing Poker With A Friend
Black Chip Poker and Ameircas Card room has some HU tables for play money you can use
17th August 2013, 5:11 PM
Online Poker at: Pokerstars
U can create your room in pokerstars. it calls home games. In there you can play with your friends