Poker news | Feb 06, 2023
The best poker Youtube channels
By RTR Sarah
If you enjoy playing poker, there’s a high chance you enjoy watching poker related videos on the internet. Here is our list of the top poker Youtube channels, produced by professional poker players, that are both entertaining and educational.
Live At The Bike
Live At The Bike is a poker live stream Youtube channel, direct from the world-famous
Bicycle Casino in California. The live poker channel was founded in 2005 and has over 208,000 subscribers.
The poker videos feature professional poker players commentating on the mid and high stakes cash games occurring on the Plaza Poker Floor, including player statistics and hole card graphics.
Viewers will recognise the famous faces featured on the channel, most notably Phil Hellmuth who has won the World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet fifteen times. Antonio Esfandiari, Jamie Gold, Daniel “Jungleman” Cates, and Mike "The Mouth" Matusow have also appeared on the stream.
Andrew Neeme began creating poker vlogs on Youtube in 2016 and has since earned 183,000 subscribers. The vlogger is a professional, small and mid stakes, cash game grinder based in Las Vegas.
Neemes’ poker content is well produced and his charismatic, positive attitude makes his content entertaining and enjoyable to watch. His videos teach viewers how to play poker as well as sharing his real life experiences playing the game, both at online and land-based casinos.
Although Neeme isn’t one of the original poker Youtubers, he is still highly regarded by many on the platform. Before creating poker vlogs, Neeme worked for a music label as a marketing agent but has now made a career out of playing live cash games.
Many well-known poker players have featured on Neemes’ channel, such as Phil Hellmuth, Doug Polk, Brad Owen, and Trooper.
Brad Owen is a cash game grinder from Las Vegas who shares the tips and strategies of a low to mid stakes, live poker player. He has been on Youtube since 2016 and has over 659,000 subscribers.
There is a great deal of good poker content on Owen’s channel that focuses on strategy and breaking down poker hands. A variety of professional poker players have appeared on Owen’s channel, including Phil Hellmuth, Andrew Neeme, and the 2017 WSOP Main Event champion Scott Blumstein.
With 715,000 subscribers, Daniel Negreanu is one of the most popular Youtubers for poker players. The vlogger is the winner of 6 WSOP bracelets and has won over $42,000,000 during poker tournaments.
Negreanu is famous for his annual WSOP vlogs, where he posts everyday showing how he prepares for the event. He shares the secrets of a professional poker player who was the highest earner in live tournaments between 2014 and 2018.
Given his celebrity-like status in the poker world, Negreanu has made cameos in television shows such as Poker After Dark on NBC and High Stakes Poker on The Game Show Network.
Doug Polk is another familiar face in the online poker community, with 353,000 subscribers on his Youtube channel. He has won 3 WSOP bracelets, most notably the $111,111 High Roller for One Drop event in 2017 where he left with $3,867,0000.
In the early 2010’s, Polk was a popular high stakes, online heads-up player. On his Youtube, he uploads hand analysis and interviews. Polk’s most popular videos are the ones where he recaps poker news, such as the high stakes poker hands from Poker Night.
Gripsed Poker Training
Gripsed Poker Training is regarded as Youtube’s best poker training channel. Evan Jarvis, the Canadian professional poker player behind the account, has been playing poker since 2004 and has accumulated over 102,000 Youtube subscribers.
Jarvis’ Youtube teaches viewers about elite poker strategy and mental game strategy, focusing mainly on sit and goes, tournaments, and cash games.Alongside his channel, Jarvis has published a book on poker strategy called Mastering Small Stakes Cash Games: A Comprehensive Approach to Winning at Poker.
Joe Ingram uploads podcasts about poker onto his YouTube which feature various professional, high stakes poker players. He has over 154,000 subscribers on his channel.
Ingram’s most popular series on his podcast is the ‘Poker Life’ series that follows the way players engage in the game in different ways.