Gaming streams and charity/awareness events go hand-in-hand in getting gamers together for a good cause, while today Shaq himself and the White House (yes, the US one) are teaming up to bring together gaming and healthcare for everyone.
The White House Game-a-Thon has been announced and will be streaming today at 1pm PT/4pm ET, with legendary athlete Shaquille O’Neal hosting the stream as an awareness event for government healthcare coverage before the upcoming December 15th deadline.
The stream will feature numerous Twitch partners and streamers competing in games such as Rocket League and Street Fighter V, with the full list of activities planned for the stream below:
- A game-a-thon with some of our amazingly talented Twitch Partners (ActaBunniFooFoo, Annemunition, bijoudemi, darkness_429, Elspeth,imcoty, LifeWithLaughs, Okaydrian, and thatchickparker)
- A Rocket League Pro-Am Showmatch commentated by Goldenboy and featuring Fireburner, jacobRL, and sad_junior from NRG Esports’ Rocket League team, who are being joined by Moses.
- Justin Wong facing off against Mike Ross in a Street Fighter V showmatch commentated by Gootecks.
The White House Game-a-Thon will stream today at 1pm PT/4pm ET – you can check out the full stream below as it broadcast:Watch live video from on www.twitch.tv