Twitch’s in-chat tipping program generated $6 million in 2016

This $5.9 million figure would only apply to official Twitch Partner streamers who participated in the Bits beta. Twitch hosts 2.2 million unique streamers, but just about 17,000 of those streamers are Partners. If the Bits money were distributed evenly among 17,000 Partners, they’d each get about $350[.] – Jessica Conditt, Engadget