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|Born||Thomas Chance Morris
(1994-02-15) February 15, 1994
Austin, Texas, U.S.
|Total views||373 million|
Thomas Chance Morris (born February 15, 1994), better known by his online alias Sodapoppin, is an American Twitch streamer and Internet personality. He has one of the largest followings on Twitch, with over 3 million followers and over 360 million views.
Morris began streaming on Twitch in 2012 after switching from Xfire. He was a successful World of Warcraft player, reaching top rank with over half of Twitch's WoW followers viewing him. Morris streamed other games before switching to online gambling.
In 2014 and 2015, Morris was streaming blackjack gambling on casino websites, winning and losing thousands of dollars on any given day. In May 2015, Morris lost $5000 on one hand with over 43,000 viewers watching him.
Morris co-owned the Canadian eSports organization Northern Gaming. In August 2017, the organization was purchased by NRG Esports, which is owned by Shaquille O'Neal, Alex Rodriguez and others. Morris subsequently joined its ownership group and became an advisor of NRG Esports. In regards to Northern Gaming's short-lived career, Esports Insider stated: "It's the end of a short road for Northern Gaming, but their story will be looked back on as an example of achieving quick success in esports."
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