Félix “xQc” Lengyel has admitted to losing two million dollars while gambling last month.
The streamer has been one of Twitch’s biggest stars for years. In a recent podcast with Pokimane, xQc talked about gambling and how much he has spent on it.
While discussing a poker tournament, he said “It’s fun, I can afford it, I can afford doing it.” Pokimane asked him if he had as much fun gambling when no one was watching him. xQc replied “Yeah, I’m addicted. I lost $2 million…$1.85 million this month.”
He continued, saying “I have one of the biggest, most insanely addictive personalities you’ll ever find. I’m addicted to everything I do, I still do it. Is that good? No, that’s terrible. That’s an illness. That’s ill. I’m ill. But you know what, I can afford to be ill. I’m lucky.”
xQc and Gambling
xQc is one of the highest-paid streamers on Twitch. He began as a professional Overwatch player before making it big as a streamer. Now, he has apparently gained $8 million from Twitch since 2019.
These gambling remarks are not new – he has talked about gambling in the past. This time though, his dad got involved on one of his streams.
His dad spotted an article mentioning his gambling, and called xQc during a stream. He said he almost flew to LA out of worry when he saw the article, and xQc told him not to believe everything he reads. The call ended soon after that.
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