According to the latest report by an online poker tracking site, the poker traffic has dropped by 0.6 percent in the past 7 days. PokerStars dropped 13 percent in the past week after climbing 17 percent the week before. The main reason for this big change is that PokerStars' 85 Billionth Hand promotion started and came to an end during this period. However, PokerStars is by far the biggest and str[...] Read more » Online Poker Traffic Down 13% in the Past 7 Days
Joined: May '08
Age: 32 (M)
well there is nothing special to see people flooding into the sites when major promotions are going on- same thing happens when you have a sale in your local supermarket- why the hell to miss the chance of getting some green so it is a normal thing to see numbers decreasing after the promotion ended...
Joined: Feb '11
Location: United Kingdom
Age: 52 (M)
Summer holidays? Who knows....its more thn likely a combinatiion of all of the aforementioned things coming together at the conclusion of Pokerstars 85Billion promo. Maybe its just there was no other news so some newshound dug this one up to interest us poker types"!!
Joined: Mar '11
Age: 48 (M)
Normal flow of traffic because of this promotion. For sure people are looking for good promotions to get some extra value (like I do myself). I hope when FTP will be back they will also have some nice promotions up and running.
Joined: Apr '09
Age: 37 (M)
The last days of August are becoming the worst ones for online poker companies. Vacations are above everything else, even above the chance of running for some big prizes. They always have great campaigns and great games, but it’s useless to book them to the late August, people will just shut the computer down and jump for a dive at the ocean.