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Gamers Are The New Professional Athletes (Infographic)

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When you think of professional sports, you think of things like baseball, football, and hockey.. But gaming?!

It might seem hard to believe, but the U.S. government officially started recognizing videogame players as professional athletes last month, enabling foreign gamers to now qualify for work permits.

As such, we thought it’d be fun to dive into the professional gaming scene to uncover areas such as industry growth, tournament prizes, the technology behind it, as well as other unique points, courtesy of this sweet infographic from the guys at www.direct-ticket.net.

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