Tyler “Ninja” Blevins

Tyler “Ninja” Blevins
Name Richard Tyler Blevins
Nickname Ninja
Nationality American
Age 33
Streams on

“Ninja” who’s real name is Richard Tyler Blevins, is a popular American Twitch streamer, YouTuber, and professional gamer. He gained fame primarily for his skills in playing and streaming the game Fortnite. This helped him amass a large following on platforms like Twitch and YouTube. Ninja’s high-energy and entertaining streams, which attracted millions of viewers, made him well-known. He has also appeared on a high-stake cash game show, Hustler Casino Live.

Early Life

Tyler “Ninja” Blevins hails from Grayslake, Illinois, born on June 5, 1991. Ninja’s journey in the gaming world began at a young age, with a childhood passion that led him to excel in titles like Halo during high school. After graduation, he started on a successful professional gaming career, transitioning from Halo to games like Fortnite, H1Z1, and PUBG. His gaming expertise translated into a thriving streaming career on platforms like Twitch and YouTube, where he engaged with a large fan base. While Ninja keeps his personal life relatively private, he is married to Jessica Goch, a fellow gaming enthusiast who has been supportive of his career.

Ninja’s Poker Journey on Hustler Casino Live

Ninja appeared on the show in Episode 185, which aired on May 1, 2022. The lineup featured a diverse mix of internet stars, including MrBeast, Alexandra Botez, XQC, Slime, and Ludwig, as well as renowned professional players such as Phil Hellmuth, Tom Dwan, and Alan Keating. Many viewers considered this episode to be one of the most entertaining streams they had ever witnessed. Engaging interactions between the pros and content creators primarily caused this. Furthermore, Ninja managed to earn an impressive $144,300 on this show, surpassing the next top earner, Dwan, by nearly $118,000.

Ninja took a moment for an interview with Joey Ingram. During the conversation, he discussed how he felt he played exceptionally well despite some initial doubts. Leveraging his gaming background, he quickly grasped the game, enabling him to analyze and make strategic decisions effectively. Moreover, Ninja admitted to going all in on the first hand, which brought an exciting atmosphere into the game. Additionally, he expressed a keen interest in continuing to play poker, both casually and in tournaments. It was evident that he had thoroughly enjoyed the experience, with a highlight being a significant win against Hellmuth.


Ninja rose to fame through his exceptional skills in games. He’s had a successful career as a Twitch streamer and YouTuber, and his appearance on HCL was highly entertaining and financially rewarding. Ninja’s gaming background served him well in the poker game, and he expressed a desire to continue playing poker in the future.

Hustler Casino Live Results

Stream #714 22 Jun 2024
Stream #185 01 May 2022
Net Profit
First Appearance
01 May 2022
Last Appearance
22 Jun 2024

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