Twitch Slots Category Grows Once Again to Set New Records in April

As we all know, Twitch is the streaming platform of choice for gamers and as a result, the site is hugely popular with fans of games like PUBG and Fortnite. But what many people don’t realise is that that platform is also a big hit with online casino gamers.

For example, did you know that of the 250 billion minutes viewed so far in 2020 by the site’s 15 million daily viewers, 21.9 million hours were viewed in the slots category? It may seem incredible, but the truth is that slots streamers have carved out a nice niche on Twitch and the category is growing each and every month.

A study of Twitch slots data for April carried out by has revealed that the month saw two news slots records set.

  • Viewers set a new record watching 21,953,615 hours of slots on Twitch in April. This was an 18.8% increase on the same period last year.
  • Streamers streamed 120,067 hours of slots action in April which was the highest number on record since the category was created in 2018.

The study also revealed the following data:

  • 5,177 slots players streamed on their channels during April.
  • Slots was the 17th most watched category on Twitch jumping three places in the last week of the month.
  • At any one time, there were an average of 166 slots channels live.
  • The average figure for viewership in the slots category was 30,533.
  • The peak viewership figure grew to 181,881 which was an increase of 149% year-on-year.
  • The lowest viewership numbers were recorded on Sat 10th April at 6,464.
  • ROSHTEIN was the top streamer in the slots category with 274 hours.
  • Only 99 channels were online on Thurs April 1st, the lowest for the month.
  • 268 channels were online on Fri April, the highest for the month.
  • The lowest viewer to streamer ratio was 38.25 — Sat 10th April
  • The highest viewer to streamer ratio was 1,150.71 — Fri April 30th

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