Markus 'Notch' Persson announced the act of singular generosity via Twitter: "Before tax, my dividends from Mojang for 2011 was about three million dollars. I chose to distribute that to the other employees." Kotaku anthropologists are guessing a cake will be waiting upon his desk tomorrow morning.
Creator Of Minecraft Divvies Up $3m Among Employees
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