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Online Poker Traffic Slows After Massive Surge Last Week

Written by:
Ace King
Published on:
Jan/19/2011
online poker traffic

Following a meteoric surge in traffic of 12 to 15 percent last week, online poker traffic slowed to a crawl this week, falling nearly a percentage.

A similar occurrence happened last year at this time as the holiday season came to a close, according to PokerScout.com.  Some sites rose as much as 15 percent while a 12 percent increase was noted across the board.  PartyPoker witnessed a 19 pecent increase last week and another 7 percent this week thanks mainly to their Million Dollar Hand promotion.  The dramatic growth has helped Party to retake the number 3 position from iPoker. 

Elsewhere, OnGame saw a 3.5 percent increase.

- Ace King, Gambling911.com

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