• Popular Twitch streamer and founder of several crypto projects, DNP3, admitted to a severe gambling addiction that resulted in him gambling with user funds.
• Projects founded by DNP3 faced negative sentiments, with CluCoin’s value dropping by 65% and the Goobers NFT project’s market cap decreasing by 14.6%.
• A controversy related to online gambling surfaced in the Twitch community in 2022 and popular streamers like xQc and Trainwrecks were seen playing online casinos like Stake.
Popular Twitch streamer and founder of several crypto projects, DNP3, recently admitted that he had been struggling with a severe gambling addiction and that he had gambled away user funds. This confession has sent shockwaves through the cryptocurrency community and led to a sharp decrease in the value of associated projects.
DNP3, known for his free PC and console giveaways, expressed his sorrow in a tweet and stated that he had lost both monetarily and spiritually. He expressed his desire to rebuild his life and finances and said he was meeting with a support group to start on the “road to recovery.”
The announcement that DNP3 had gambled away user funds caused the values of projects founded by the Twitch streamer to plummet. The value of CluCoin dropped by an astonishing 65%, while the market cap of the Goobers NFT project decreased by 14.6%.
The issue of online gambling has long been a contentious one in the Twitch community. In 2022, popular streamers like xQc and Trainwrecks were seen playing crypto casinos like Stake, with some of them depositing considerable sums of money in the hopes of hitting it big.
It remains to be seen whether DNP3 will be able to rebuild his life and finances. For now, all eyes are on the Twitch streamer and crypto projects founder as he embarks on the “road to recovery.”