A millennial who began reading Wall Street Bets as a source of comedy started a Shopify store dedicated to knick-knacks and apparel based on the Reddit thread

By Natasha Dailey

Twenty-five-year-old Alan Walker started reading Reddit’s Wall Street Bets just for laughs when he was a teenager.

“It’s like watching a drunk guy walk down the street. It’s fun to watch, but you don’t want to be that guy,” he said.

Walker, who lives in Las Vegas, said he enjoys gambling, and that mindset is what drew him to Wall Street Bets – he sees discussions on the forum “not as investing but more as gambling.”

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