Ofcourse it's fun playing with play money , but not only that . If somebody just started playing poker , it's good to familiarize himself with the basics of the game , to check how it is to play cash games and how to play a sng or a tournament , etc . To get to know with the values of the hands , the different rules of every poker game
, to get used to online poker . Once they do these , they can try limit holdem to begin with , so they will make the less possible mistakes in contrast to if they started without some preparation before imo , and then they will learn the rest , like position , bluff , etc .