Do you often invite friends over to play a game of poker? You probably clear off the dining table and serve some drinks to your guests as you let the cards do the talking. Well, for a poker enthusiast, that is a day well spent. However, have you thought about improving your gaming experience? You can do this by designing a poker room in your house that will make your guests feel like they have walked into their favourite casino.
Here are some tips to help you introduce a casino experience to your poker room.
Invest in a Table
While designing a poker rook the table is the central focus. There is nothing wrong with owning an ordinary table, however, investing in a professional poker table will set you apart and bring life to the casino experience. It is advisable also to consider getting chairs that are well padded and fit perfectly with the table. Remember, your guests are going to be seated for long hours so they may as well be comfortable while at it.
Set the Ambience with The Lighting
Proper lighting can help you set the right mood in the poker room. A decorative overhead light plays an essential role in providing visibility. You want to ensure that everyone at the table can read their cards with ease. You may consider installing a dimmer switch to be in control of the room brightness.
Using Wall Art
You can make use of posters and paintings that relate to poker to give a casino vibe. You may as well use poker chips as wall art décor items. Not only that, it is a good idea to have a set of basic hand rankings and rules framed and put on the wall.
Not only is having a poker room at home exciting, but it as well exudes a professional feel. To this aspect, you may consider playing every game just as professionals do in a casino. Before playing your first game with your friends, go through some basic hand ranking, rules and strategies to help them understand the game and maintain professionalism.