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Teen Who Annoyed His Mom by Playing Fortnite 8 Hours A Day Just Became a Millionaire

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Chances are that you know a teenager who is obsessed with Fortnite. The battle royale game is one of the most popular in the world right now, and this weekend, millions of people watched as the best of the best competed for a prize pool of $30 million, the largest prize pool in the history of e-sports. 

Video game tournaments with huge prizes aren't exactly new, but one thing that shocked many people this weekend were the ages of some of the competitors who became millionaires over night. Epic Games, the creators of Fortnite, decided to open the qualifiers for the world cup to everyone, and over 40 million players competed in matches against others.