The Twitch Poker Tribune is a weekly blog bringing you the latest news and best clips of the week from the world of Twitch poker, as well as shining a light on streamers you should check out.

THIS WEEK:

  • Emotional win for RobinPoker
  • Clips of the week

Emotional win for RobinPoker

This week, one Twitch Poker clip had thousands of us pretending we had something in our eye instead of admitting we were bawling them out.

Lukas “RobinPoker” Robinson’s dream was to become a full-time poker streamer like his idols, Fintan “easywithaces” Hand, Lex Veldhuis, and Jaime Staples. Late last year, with a small Twitch following already built, he decided it was now or never and left his job behind to pursue Twitch poker.

To kick-start his full-time Twitch grind, Robinson set out on a challenge to stream 1,000 hours in just 100 days, hoping to beat PokerStars Ambassador Arlie Shaban’s record.

A few weeks into streaming every day, his viewership was growing while his bankroll was taking some hits. His maximum buy-in off his own bankroll was $44 tournaments, so he fired up the $44 Bounty Builder on Sunday, January 24, amidst his regular grind.

Hours later, this happened:

What a win. What a streamer.

Keep it going, Lukas. We’re all rooting for you.


Clips of the week

How to lose a pot gracefully in a $25K.

He’s got internet now, but he still has to worry about one-outers.

Billy, you animal.

Be careful what you wish for.

What are these pots?!

Arlie keeping the rungood going.

You love to see it.

That’s nasty.

C’mon the jam jars!

Nice hold.

Runner runner, running hot.

Let him lose in peace.

Pretty impressive.


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Jack Stanton is a freelance writer specialising in poker.

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