PA Teen Wins $3 Million at the 'Fortnite World Cup'

Can we just get $100 of that? Or?

July 29, 2019
Game enthusiasts and industry personnel visit the 'Fortnite' exhibit during the Electronic Entertainment Expo E3 at the Los Angeles Convention Center on June 12, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.

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A local Pennsylvania teen has just ammased a wealth of... well literal wealth.

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"Everything I've done, the grind, it's all paid off," says Kyle Giersdorf after he won $3 million from the Fortnite World Cup at just 16 years old.

The 3-day-long event at Arthur Ashe stadium in New York City had started with over 40 million people enter to compete online, then just a select 100 at the stadium itself.

Kyle Giersdorf is truly 1 in 40 million. However, judging by his tweets, he seems quite humble.