An essential tool for those who have poker games in their kitchens, offices, garages, living rooms, lodges or country clubs. Whether yours is a new game or one that has been running for years, there’s something you need to know in this book. Learn how to find and start a game. Choosing players. Rules and resolving disputes. Choosing chips, cards, tables and chairs. Food and Drink. Table space. How to start and end on time. Handling checks and credit and game banking issues. Standards of etiquette and ethics, and how to prevent and deal with cheats. Security, the IRS and inquisitive spouses. Transitioning from home poker to public poker, and playing on the Internet. How to play over 100 poker variations.