American YouTuber Alexander Seibt, who heads the Wolfgang Poker channel, has won the first YouTube gold medal awarded to a single poker content creator.
The Reddit community and many other poker fans have been celebrating this success over the past few hours. In one of his interviews, he summarized the journey to this important milestone in the industry:
“I started this station four years ago in California. I played $2/$3 games at Bycicle Casino, Played a $1/$3 game at Agua Caliente.
I get along well with Mariano (also a Youtuber and Hustler Live Casino player) and already have experience as other game editors and content creators. So , when I realized I loved poker enough to make videos about it, I followed in the footsteps of people like Andrew Neeme or The Trooper who were huge inspirations to me.
The beginning was It was tough, there were hurdles and hurdles, and I had financial issues, but after about two years I started playing better, making better videos, and started getting sponsors and good opportunities to grow. I was determined from the beginning to Give it a try. Although I have been paying attention to some minor issues, from this moment on I will only focus on my channel.
What exactly made the channel a hit in the end? Short videos on YouTube this year Publish. I hired my current editor, Lucas, who is a genius at short-form video, and we set up a system that allows me to publish five times a week.
Companies seem to love short-form video, too. YouTube is pushing With this format, more and more support and money being put into it, I think now is a great time to create poker content.”
His channel has grown exponentially over the past few months. Not long ago he celebrated 100,000 subscribers, that is, in less than a year, thanks to a very popular format on the platform: Short video, that is He managed to increase this number tenfold.
In these pills, Wolfgang and his editors managed to incorporate hand recordings into a private game he was invited to, where he could play with regulars from different casinos , with other content creators or other players who share the cafeteria with celebrities like professional athletes and entertainers.
With a quick and casual style, and a focus on memes and sound effects, he has managed to attract some of the hands he has uploaded, with more than two or three reaching millions of views There are some very popular ones with 17 or even 23 million views. In a video commemorating his success, Wolfgang and his editors discuss the process they use to achieve these viral creations.
Youtube relies heavily on this convenient format, which is very attractive and similar to what others use. YouTube, Tik Tok Network or Instagram Stories. Due to the number of subscriptions gained by attracting the attention of viewers consuming YouTube in this way, Wolfgang Poker lags far behind other professional developers such as Rampage (271,000 subscribers), Andreyw Neeme (197,000 subscribers) or ZeroS ( 146,000 subscribers). ).
However, we hesitate to single out Wolfgang Poker as the first poker channel to reach this number and celebrate it on numerous sites because it would be unfair to forget about itThe official Pokerstars channel currently has 1.71 million subscribers.
Of course, Alexander’s merit remains undisputed as he reached the 1 million mark without the support and ability to invest in Invest content creation, such as one of these. A leading company in the industry. He deserves to be considered in a category of his own and currently he is the undisputed king.