The best thing about having a home game is getting to crush the spirit of your friends and take their money at the same time. Playing home poker games? Strategy involves a lot more than the cards. In fact, it's often about everything else (if you want to be invited back). The home poker game is a tricky beast. You have to walk a fine Better to make a bad fold, then to get knocked out, is his strategy. And it's paid off. Consider.