May 2021 Twitch Poker Analysis Shows Decline in Poker Streaming

by Natasha Lyndon - Thursday, June 3rd, 2021 12:46


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Our analysis of the Twitch.tv Poker category reveals a decline in hours streamed, broadcasters and hours of poker watched on the platform in May 2021.

Using the Twitch API we mapped out the poker eco-system on Twitch to understand key trends on Twitch poker & to identify the top poker streamers of May 2021.

Twitch.TV Poker Streaming – Trends & Statistics,  May 2021

Poker Average viewers rank: 45th overall on Twitch ( down 8 spots since April). Poker peaked at #12 in September 2016. Meanwhile the Slots category on Twitch ranks 13th on the Twitch category leaderboard (Average viewers rank) – up 4 positions in the last 7 days.
Peak viewers rank: Poker ranked 223rd (down 103 positions in the overall Twitch rankings since April)
Average channels rank: 112th (down 14 spots since April)
Peak channels rank: 120th (down 25 positions since April)

  • Hours of poker watched: 5,623,616 (-36.2% down Vs  May 2020)
  • Hours of poker streamed: 80,399 (-13.6% down Vs May 2020)
  • 7,568 average viewers watching online poker (-38.3% down Vs May 2020)
  • 108 channels streaming poker, on average (-16.3% down Vs May 2020) – making poker the 112th most streamed category by # streamers.
  • 70.0 viewer ratio (-26.2% down Vs May 2020)
  • 28,770 max viewers (-51.6% down Vs May 2020)
  • 4,416 broadcasters (-12.1% down Vs May 2020)

Top Poker Streamers – May 2021

Rank Channel Hrs  Watched Hrs Streamed Peak Viewers Avg. Viewers Followers
1 PokerStars247 465,781 729 1,129 639 118,594
2 LexVeldhuis 363,796 121 6,669 3,007 275,295
3 Winamax 175,085 117 4,539 1,493 36,185
4 kevinmartin 173,322 107 4,514 1,616 105,508
5 easywithaces 119,483 95 3,905 1,258 111,538
6 tonkaaaaP 109,124 53 4,885 2,079 114,129
7 apestylespoker 87,720 79 3,064 1,114 31,030
8 ALOHADANCETV 85,910 43 6,654 1,998 595,537
9 FelipeMojave 82,297 117 7,135 703 28,080
10 ALLinPav 82,190 110 2,114 745 81,466
Natasha Lyndon

Based in London, Natasha is a former sports journalist with experience working for some of the biggest athletes & brands in the world of sports and iGaming.