Almost every aspect of the world has been affected by the pandemic and poker game is not an exception. However, poker players did not allow the global health crisis to stop them from playing the game. Poker has taken on a new twist and level during the COVID-19 pandemic. The game has been transformed into a new version.

Yes, cards, chips and the table might be digital but the players who are playing are real. They money is still genuine and players can still shit talk each other. The beauty of poker online is that it allows players to play poker without leaving the comfort of their home. All they have to do is open their laptop, do a few clicks and voila, they can now conveniently and comfortably play poker without worrying about getting home after the game or getting any germs from the communal chip bowl.

Most of the players spend 5 USD to 20 USD on chips and there still a possibility of re-buys. There are also other forms of poker games where players can choose from such as tournament style. But no matter how fun and exciting online poker is, it is still important to establish house rules so there will always be guidelines. It is important to have a good internet connection. There should also be a chat function in the game so players can outline rules about excessive behavior or profanity. In this way, every player will be guided and there will always be a foundation of rules that players need to adhere to.

Overall, the global pandemic has definitely changed some aspects of our world like our source of entertainment and fun. But with our innovation and technology, there is nothing that can stop us from having fun.


Claire Bennett is a self-taught poker player and is looking for different ways through which she can share her experience and poker tips with other enthusiasts.