“Surprise, Surprise” – xQc Clarifies That He Isn’t Influencing People to Gamble

Published 06/29/2021, 6:48 AM EDT


It seems like the world of Twitch has turned upside down with new trend and metas that face a lot of flak from fans and content creators. Many of them have become quite popular on the platform, including Hot Tub and ASMR streams, which has also led to a lot of controversies. Other than that, xQc has also been the face of another trend becoming quite massive in Twitch with his gambling streams.

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The Canadian streamer has received a lot of criticism from streamers and viewers for promoting gambling with his streams. Felix has rarely minded the opinions of these people. But recently, he showcased proof on how little of an influence he has on people with these streams.

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xQc reveals that 593 users joined gambling websites through his ads

xQc took to his Twitch chat to reveal some mind-boggling figures about his gambling streams. Many fans have claimed that he has influenced tons of people to join gambling websites through the ads on his streams. But Felix states that only 593 users have gambled for the first time on these websites through the ads he placed on his streams.

“Gamba stats: FTD’s 593 (First time depositors) means TOTAL people that actually used the thing, from WEEKS of gamba combined.”

He also talked about him adding ‘#ad part for free’ on his streams. He explained that the mods didn’t change the stream title because he forgot to tell them. In the end, he claimed that it was free promotion for these websites, and blamed himself for the error.

“It’s embarrassing but the titles… were a result of me being just idiotic and forgetting to tell mods to change it and whatnot, it was free promotion but that’s really a me problem.”

Is Felix ending gambling streams on his channel?

xQc has often joked about him not stopping his gambling streams on his channel. Recently, he even baited viewers into thinking that he might end it. But he later clarified by joking that he changed his mind about it. However, during his chat on Twitch, he mentioned that he might finally stop streaming gambling matches.

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“I want to stop gamba for good. I’m taking my s*** out. I’m going to force myself to.”

He earlier stated that he will withdraw money enough for a Lamborghini. Along with that, he later noted that he will withdraw the entire thing, and lock it away somewhere. It will be interesting to see how long xQc will carry out his gambling endeavors on Twitch. But until then, fans can always watch him rage and have fun betting his own money.

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Rupesh Nair

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Rupesh is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. Currently a student at Mumbai University, he has been involved with eSports since his childhood. Having played titles like Fallout 4, Minecraft, FIFA, Portal 2 and Halo 4 extensively, Rupesh has a deep understanding of the sport.

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