9 of the Best Pro Gamers in the World
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Pro gaming still flies under the radar, even for many video game fans, but there’s no doubt it’s a huge industry that’s only getting bigger. With e-sport prizes growing well into the millions of dollars, it’s on its way to becoming a major force in the world of gaming and beyond.
Professional gaming has also found legitimacy in some surprising places, from colleges to the U.S. government. Last year, the State Department began offering visas to professional gamers under the same program that grants them to professional athletes. Robert Morris University has set aside half a million dollars in scholarship funds to start a professional gaming team at the school.
Already, a number of pro gamers have found incredible success in the international world of e-sports. Here’s a look at some of the best pro gamers in the world right now.