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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 12: 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. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

You may be against playing Fortnite and you may even be against letting your kids play Fortnite, but what if you knew that they had the chance to win millions just by playing?

Meet Kyle Giersdorf aka Bugha.

He won the grand prize for an individual player at the Fortnite World Cup Finals in Queens, NY. He’s 16-years-old and the teen beat professionals and famous streamers alike. The top 100 players qualified for the three-day tournament out of 40-million competitors. He racked up 59 points in the event sponsored by the game’s developer, Epic Games.

That’s not all he racked up though…

He also racked up THREE MILLION DOLLARS! Kyle walked away with $3 million after winning, the largest payout ever for a single player in an esports tournament.

In 2nd place, 24-year-old Harrison “Psalm” Chang won $1.8 million. ‘Epikwhale’ took 3rd, winning $1.2 million and in 4th place, Nate Kou won $1.05 million.

Hey, if you’re going to play…might as well get good at it and win big!