Gorgc received a mind-blowing $40K donation from “Ali” who is allegedly a Saudi Arabian prince.

One of Dota 2's most popular personalities, Gorgc, just received a $40K windfall while streaming live on Twitch. The absurdly high amount of money was given by a viewer who went by the name "Ali". A lot of people speculate that "Ali" is a Saudi Arabian prince who is a massive Dota 2 fan.

Gorgc flabbergasted after an unexpected $40K donation

It is extremely rare to see thousands of cash given to a streamer in a single donation. Even most of the world's largest streamers rarely get to witness such insane numbers. And Gorgc, who wasn't doing anything out of his normal routine, definitely didn't expect to receive $40K out of the blue.

The user called "Ali" first donated $10K to Gorgc. The 29-year-old streamer was shocked to see the donation and he questioned if the person is a prince. "Holy fucking shit dude, that's a massive, massive, massive, massive dono.. Is this guy a prince of something, what the fuckin hell."

But Ali, who the chat suspects to be a Saudi Arabian prince, is not done yet. He would then donate another $10K but this time with a Spotify link and a short message -"favor i owe u".

Gorgc responded, "Holy shit, another 10K dollars for a song request? I'm sure that's not the only reason, I appreciate the support man. Thank you for real."

Ali was probably pushing Gorgc's reaction meter because he then gave Gorgc ANOTHER insane donation, giving $20K USD to the Swedish streamer. And by this time, Gorgc and his chat were flabbergasted. "Dude.. what am I even supposed to say chat? What the actual fuck."

Is "Ali" a Saudi Arabian prince?

The Dota 2 community has often talked about this rich, enigmatic figure that they label the "Saudi Prince". This user called "Ali" might just be the same person especially because Ali is a name of Arabic origin.

The 'Saudi prince' theory started when the community discovered a wealthy Steam user. That Steam account has the highest contribution to TI's Battle Pass for consecutive years. It also spent hundreds of thousands worth of Battle Pass levels and owns almost all the expensive and rarest in-game cosmetics.

On their Steam account, the owner claimed to be a member of Saudi Arabia's royalty. They go by (His Royal Highness) Prince Abdullah bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. However, there are currently no known or publicized members of the monarchy with the specified name. One of the closest to the name is Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud who is the 40-year-old grandson of the current king of Saudi Arabia.

Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has strong links to Dota 2 which further upholds the theory. He openly shows interest in esports and specifically Dota 2. The prince has also claimed to fund the production of DOTA: Dragon's Blood which is a Dota 2 anime on Netflix. He is estimated to have a net worth of 2.7 billion USD.

Another person who might be the 'Saudi prince' is Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud , the crown prince and prime minister of Saudi Arabia. He has stated that he grew up playing video games and he has also invested money in Electronic Arts and Activision Blizzard. Mohammed is estimated to possess $3 billion in net worth.

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