A popular streaming platform Twitch presented interesting figures concerning the involvement of the public in poker. Four out of six key parameters were bigger in March, setting new records in this unusual combination. Login Casino follows the latest poker news, presenting and explaining a growing trend.
One of the most astonishing figures for the regarded trend is the number of hours viewers spend watching poker streams. This figure has passed a 7 million hours mark (7 011 830 to be precise), which is a 16.8% increase compared to the previous month.
Among the other growing figures, one can admit the increase in the average monthly viewers' amount, which is now 9437 (5.5% increase). The peak of spectators' attention was on Sunday 14th, with more than 86 500 involved (4.8% growth). The watchers' ratio has shown even better results and achieved a 72.6 level, which is almost a 31% spike.
Does the poker audience on Twitch become more dedicated?
However, the latter number shows that some of the parameters have dropped in March as a 31% figure doesn't correlate with other rates. Thus, the amount of broadcasted poker decreased by almost 11% and was on the level of 96 550 hours. The number of channels has also dropped with 129 noted, which is an almost 20% decline.
Among the other specifics of this interesting phenomenon is the variety of languages used for streaming and watching poker. Nonetheless, a dominant 45% belongs to English. Twitch also admits that almost all the top channels are partnering with Twitch, which means that they can receive donations and other perks of their activity. One of the main reasons for the regarded growing popularity is the ability not only to watch competitive poker but also to hear the top players' thoughts and how they are acting in particular situations.