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Check out some of the best poker live streams for educational and entertainment purposes. You can find these on Twitch.Tv and other streaming sites.

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Welcome to another PokerVIP top list where we get to share all of our favourite Twitch streams with you! The purpose of watching Twitch streams can vary - maybe you want more insight or first-hand experience for a specific game type, or maybe you just want to unwind and watch JCarver one table while chatting with his subscribers. Either way, our list will cover all the best poker live streams so there will be something for everyone.
Starting off with the biggest name in Twitch poker streaming with no other than...

Jason 'jcarver' Somerville

Jason Somerville aka 'jcarver' is hands down the most popular Twitch streamer. He recently broke his previous poker category viewership record with an audience of almost 40,000 while playing in the WCOOP. He does only play ONE table at a time however, so viewership to his stream is likely for entertainment rather than analyzing game play, however you can't take away that the guy is definitely a successful poker player.

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Not to look too biased here listing off four PokerStars pros but these guys are at the top of the followers list for Poker streams, and they go live on a very regular schedule.

The PokerStars Streamer Pack

  • Randy "nanonoko" Lew - Randy Lew streams it all and is a great presenter to watch. He always reviews and provides insights that other streamers may not. He's coming in hot at 20k followers on Twitch and is one of the leading Team PokerStars streamers.
  • Felix 'fxlixx' Schneiders - Player, coach, and member of the PokerStars Team is Felix Schneiders. He is definitely one of the more informative streamers and you can also get in on his poker school and training programs which are really great for beginner players. Felix is one of those successful players who really gives back to the game by streaming.
  • Jamie 'PokerStaples' Staples - The lovable Jamie Staples, how could you forget Jamie. He is definitely one of the most well spoken and informative streamers out there. I remember when he first started out streaming to a few hundred at a time, and now he regularly has audiences in the thousands. He streams tournaments, has home games for his subscribers and viewers, and in my opinion is one of the friendliest and most engaging players on Twitch.
  • Bertrand 'ELkY' Grospellier - Known mainly as ElkY, he is a European poker pro with a regular streaming schedule. You may not have known this but ElkY was previously a pro StarCraft player and also played professionally in Korea among the first Europeans. He may not do in-depth explanations of his play but he certainly competes at the top level.
With the well-known streamers noted, let's get on to some of the medium popularity players who deserve their share of the spotlight.

Adrian Fenixx

Adrian FenixxBrace yourself for one of the more interesting Twitch poker streams out there - Adrian may only stream for a few hours at a time but his action packed sessions are sure to entertain. Recently hitting over 10k followers he is one of the more well-known streamers - he definitely contributes to the Twitch poker community.

Adrian plays anywhere from 1/2 to 5/10 across a wide variety of sites. His streams are often appreciated as he's able to break down his game play and explain things in an easy-to-digest manner for his viewers. He's also seen a fair amount of success in other games so don't be surprised if you catch him streaming CS:GO, Hearthstone, or some of the other popular games out there.

Jpatche

JpatcheJoel 'Jpatche' Patchell is one of my favourite streamers - he's up there with the top cash players on Twitch. His level headed and analytical approach to the game makes watching his stream highly enjoyable and educational as you get insights into the decisions of a guy who's been a pro since 2004. Starting at just 25NL he's worked his way up to participating in 200/400 PLO games on Full Tilt.

When watching Jpatche's stream enjoy uninterrupted action as during bathroom breaks he continues play from his iPad using a remote desktop control. Among other quirks he often has his green screen set up to feature exotic backgrounds, and his loveable dog always shows up to eat his leftover apple core!

Definitely check Jpatche out - he almost always streams on weekdays during the day (Eastern time).

EasyWithAces

If you're looking for a solid MTT streamer to watch who interacts marvelously with his viewers - look no further. Fintan 'EasyWithAces' Hand streams every week day from his grind house in Malta and plays MTTs while providing solid analysis til he drops. 

He's super friendly and great to watch, and he tweets out before he goes live each day so you'll never miss the action. He has given up his more hardcore SNE grind to get more involved in the streaming community and so far I'd say he's doing wonderfully.
 

KomodoDragonJesus

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Another one for the list for the most friendly and interactive streamers on Twitch poker, Darius 'KomodoDragonJesus' has so heavily integrated himself in the community that the Poker category would be at a loss without him. 

Check out Darius' stream for regular cash games on PokerStars, and fun viewer events with all of his subscribers. Check out an interview he did with PokerTube recently to get some more insights into the life of this Canadian streamer.

PokerJermz

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One of the few US based streamers is PokerJermz - a stay at home dad and poker pro. With over $300,000 lifetime winnings he's ranked #3 in New Jersey on PocketFives.

Watching his stream you can expect insights from a long-time online grinder who mainly plays 50 and 100 NL.

Did we miss anyone?

I know that everyone's favourite streamers are going to be based on personal opinion, but if you really feel like we've missed out on any of the best poker live streams then feel free to leave a comment below and we'll check it out and consider adding it to the list!

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TheGoodTheBadandTheUgly

TheGoodTheBadandTheUglyon 16/11/15

MingtheMerciless. A genius. I only just realised the other day that he is FenderJaguar so this is a guy that has been coached by some of the best online NLHE players in the world. His videos will never get a lot of viewers because it's cash game coaching. It's a niche market, so to speak. Viewers are always going to flock to the excitement of tournaments or streams where the guys are throwing money at subscribers. What you do get with Ming is probably the best NLHE coaching stream on the internet today. His cbet masterclass is exactly that - a masterclass. I'll shut up now, Ming would likely say something like "Stop licking my f*****g balls man"

Russ

Russon 15/11/15

I would add Bodopoker. This is a great stream with an excellent cash game player.

TheGoodTheBadandTheUgly

TheGoodTheBadandTheUglyon 16/10/15

Komododragonjesus's stream has to be the most chilled relaxed stream out there, so so good. Also came across mingthemerciless streaming last night which will be another must watch.

outof50c

outof50con 2/10/15

JNandez http://www.twitch.tv/jnandezpoker/profile he is a real PLO and life crusher!!

trollord59

trollord59on 1/10/15

I have watched Darius before not a bad player but there are a few leaks in his game i have noticed that make him very exploitable. .

trollord59

trollord59on 1/10/15

Cavino is my favorite streamer or Bodopoker none of these ones you suggested i like. There modesty and seriousness they have towards streaming poker is what i look for in a streamer. Don't like Jcarver or AJfenix there condescending and extroverted nature makes me just cringe and switch off. I watch poker streams to learn stuff, not watch some idiot who thinks hes king of the world show off.

ScottPokerVIP

ScottPokerVIPon 1/10/15

Hi thanks for your reply - as introduced in the article people watch streams for a variety of different reasons. With that preference I would suggest you check out Jpatche or KomodoDragonJesus for a stream that is more heavily focused on game play while still having great viewer interaction.

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