Definition of familial
When we talk about familial, we are talking about a pot that is familial, i.e. a pot in which several gamblers are involved. The majority of these pots are limped pots, that is, pots in which no one has raised preflop. The majority of the pots to Hold’em are played one-on-one after the flop. There are also the pots that are called 3-way, when 3 players see the flop and from 4 or more players, we can really talk about a family pot.
How to play family pots?
There is no magic recipe for playing family pots, but let's just say that the best advice we could give you is to play the pots in a more conservative way. You can always bluff one or two players after the flop, but when you're say 5 to flop, your bluffs will be much less successful and you're probably better off not calling them in the pots multiway (family). The average hand that's going to win the prize pool at the slaughter will also be stronger when you're in a family pot. If in a one-on-one you can win a jackpot with a top pair, in family pots it will be rarer.