It is a common tradition for Americans today to sit down with their families and friends to watch sporting events and other various events together. What is even more common is adding alcoholic beverages into the mix. There is nothing quite like enjoying your favorite time of year, the Super Bowl, and cracking open a few beers while eating buffalo wings, pretzels, and cheering on your favorite team.
What if we could consider doing this for other sports? Maybe even games like pool? It would be the next big thing that we could turn into a new tradition. Drinking while watching a pool tournament can be equally as fun as watching a football or baseball game.
There are various ways in current times to watch pool tournaments. Many people believe that the only way to do so is when it airs very late at night on television. With the technology we have today, it is possible to watch pool games online and stream them at any given time if there are people playing. There are websites and apps that make this possible. The play on words off of the very common site YouTube is the first pool streaming site, “Pokertube”.
This website makes it so that pool tournaments are available to viewers. Not only that, you can find anything and everything related to pool on this website. With various videos, documentaries, movies, etc. all based on pool, this site is sure to satisfy any pool enthusiasts’ expectations.
Another website, as well as application that is available, is Twitch. Twitch is an online video streaming source which hosts various types of video game and online game streaming. It is not exclusive to just, pool as it offers access to stream other games such as World of Warcraft, Call of Duty, Smite, and many others.
This site is very popular in the gaming industry because of the versatility it offers to its viewers. You can watch a few games of pool and then watch professionals play the video games that you love most. Twitch also allows you to interact with the streamers through live commenting on their videos in which often times, the professionals respond to you. This may not be the case with pool however, there is a chance that you will be able to talk to the players you love while they play your favorite game.