<Estimated number of active real money player online during:
April 2005 ? 1,773,700.
March 2005 ? 1,822,500
February 2005 ? 1,718,300
January 2005 ? 1,639,800
December 2004 - 1,381,500
November 2004 ? 1,415,800
Figures are also given for October and September 2004.
Current real money ring game players ? 18,660
Estimate of total real money wagered in ring games over the past 24
hours - $191,354,582.
Pokerpulse.com has details of the action on games at the main poker
sites including PartyPoker, PokerStars, Prima Poker, Paradise,
UltimateBet, PokerRoom.com, Pacific Poker at www.888.com, CryptoLogic,
Ladbrokes, B2Bpoker, The Tribeca Poker Network, International Poker
Network, Full Tilt Poker, Bodogpoker.com, Pokertropolis, Action Poker,
World Poker Exchange, Bugsys Club, AmericasCardRoom and MVP Poker.
It gives details of the current action and 24 hour peaks. During the
last 24-hour peak there were over 125,000 playing.
This page explains the abbreviations.
The games are broken down as:
RG ? the number of real money ring games with one or more players.
RP ? The number of seated real money ring game players.
TP ? The number of real money tournament players.
H ? The number of real money hold?em games with one or more seated players
O ? The number of real money Omaha games with one or more seated players
S ? The number of real money stud games with one or more seated players.
According to Pokerpulse, an estimated 1.1 million people have active
accounts at the five largest web-based poker networks. They will bet
more than $38 billion in 2004 or $104 million per day.
More than $192 million was wagered online in a 24 hour span last week
according to Pokerpulse.com.
According to PokerPulse.com an estimated 1.88 million people played
online in February 2005, a 264% increase from a year earlier. (Source:
Which online poker sites are safebets? Jennifer Mulrean.)
The research group River City calculated last month that such revenues
from the world's 200-plus poker websites now approach $2bn a year. It
believes some 1.5 million people play poker online regularly for real
money and that the number is growing by 100,000 a month.
Party Poker accounts for more than half the worldwide poker market. It
claims that 65,000 people, mostly Americans, play simultaneously on
its site at peak hours. (Source: Survey shows 4 million Britons use
the web for betting. Nils Pratley. January 28, 2005.)
PokerPulse also sells 3 online poker action information reports.
1. Hourly summary
2. Daily Estimate
3. Operation reports ? giving a break down of action by game type.
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