Who P l ays P o ker?

Quick Facts: More than an estimated 55 million Americans play poker. Of those, an estimated 15 Million Americans play online poker for money. And who are these poker players? A recent survey of PPA Members found: • • • •
Education More than 70% of Poker Players Alliance Member have at least some college education - 20% more than the US National Average.
Highest Level of Education Reached (US Population 25+) US % High School Incomplete 15.40% High School 32.10% Some College 25.30% Bachelor's Degree 18.30% Post Graduate or Professional Degree 8.90% 100.00%

More than 72% of PPA Members have at least some college education. More than 75% of PPA Members are between 30-64 years of old. 47% of PPA Members earn more than $50,000 a year. More than 30% of PPA Members are Independents.
Political Affiliation Poker Players tend to be more politically independent than the national average, with less identified Democrats and Republicans and more identified Independents.
Political Party Members/Afiliation* US Population Democratic Party 72,000,000 Republican Party 55,000,000 Independents 42,000,000 Other ** 880,000 Total

PPA % 1.96% 17.13% 34.78% 24.76% 12.57% 91.20%

US % 42.38% 32.38% 24.72% 0.52%

PPA % 32.03% 28.42% 30.43% 5.67%

Income Poker Players tend to have a higher average income than the national average. More than 47% of PPA Members earn more than $50,000 a year.
Percentage of US Population by Individual Income US % $25K or less* 35.00% $25K - $50K** 36.00% $50K - $75K 16.00% $75K - $100K 6.00% $100K+ 7.00% 100.00% * PPA % based on less then $30K. ** PPA % based on $30K - $50K.

169,880,000 100.00% 96.55% * US # based on party registration for adults 25+, PPA # based on self identified affiliation of respondents 18 +. ** US statistic based on Constitution, Green & Libertarian Party members.

Military Service The % of PPA Members who have served or currently serve in the Military is more than double the National Average. Nearly 23% of PPA Members Veterans or Active Duty Military.

PPA % 24.44% 27.52% 21.74% 12.67% 12.73% 99.10%

Percentage of US Population who are: US Pop. Serve/Served in US Military 26,000,000 US % 8.55% PPA % 22.96%

25.00% 20.00% 15.00%
US % PPA %

40.00% 35.00% 30.00% 25.00% 20.00% 15.00% 10.00% 5.00% 0.00% $25K or less* $25K - $50K** $50K - $75K $75K - $100K $100K+
US % PPA %

10.00% 5.00% 0.00% Serve/Served in US Military

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