The new updates to the already rather excellent 888 poker software mean that you can now play against your friends in your very own online private poker game.
Plus, instead of having to leave the comfort and convenience of your own home you can include all the bluffing and anticipation of a real, face to face poker game as you play with live webcams. It’s really simple and quick to create your own private game or even a whole tournament. You get to choose who plays, the time, the date, the number of seats, buy ins and much more!
To get access to this new feature all you need to do is download- free- the new upgraded 888 poker software. Then you can share all your poker fun with friends on Facebook, Twitter and any other social networking service you use- that big win is lots more fun when shred with your buddies!
How do you create them?
To start your own private 888 poker game just log in and then head to the ‘Private games’ tab and then you can choose what kind of private game you would like to create. Choose either the ‘Tournament’ or ‘cash game’ and then give your game a name as well as all the other necessary details.
Then all you need to do is hit the ‘create’ button and your new private game will appear in the 888 poker lobby when you and your friends sign in.
How can you invite your friends?
Obviously you need to have some fellow players to play against and you recruit your pals in 2 ways. You can use your email account and send an email to all your friends about the game and its details or you can copy and paste a link. You can post the link on your Facebook, Twitter, Skype and then all your friends can click on this and be directed to the game.
How can you join a private game?
If you are a lucky receiver of a private game invite at 888 poker then click and join the game. Use the game name and password you were provided with in the email or Facebook link to play. If you were not already a member of the online poker site then download and join 888 poker first and then login to the lobby and click onto the ‘Private Games’ tab.
Welcome package for new players
If you are new to 888 Poker then as well as being able to play in private games you can also claim an exclusive welcome package. This includes a welcome bonus, $100k First Depositors Challenge and First depositors Freeroll.
- Welcome Bonus- All new players who sign up to 888 poker get a $5 free without needing to deposit and then on top of this a first deposit bonus. The first deposit bonus can get you up to $400- free as there is a 100% cash match. If you deposit $10 you can play online poker with $20 or deposit more and get more, therefore with $200 you’ll get $400 (Rand equivalent)! Beginners can use this freebie cash to get to grips with the poker games and don’t have to spend lots of their own Rand! With double the cash that means there was double the chances of winning those first few poker games.
- $100k First Depositors Challenge-from the very first deposit you make at 888 poker you can then start winning big as newbies can qualify for the 100k First Depositors Challenge tournament. It’s completely free no buy-ins needed and happens every Friday. The prize for the top 10 new players will be a free seat to the Sunday challenge. The Sunday Challenge has the 100k prize pool and starts at 19:35 GMT.
- First Depositors Freeroll- there is 7 of these $500 daily freerolls to enjoy therefore a potential total of $3,500 to win!