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Seriously? Some make a living playing videogames


POSSIBLE FOR A SELECT FEW: Few have managed to profit from people watching their play as Salter and some other local gamers have, industry observers say. — AFP

POSSIBLE FOR A SELECT FEW: Few have managed to profit from people watching their play as Salter and some other local gamers have, industry observers say. — AFP

John Salter graduated from college intending to be a cardiac rehab therapist. Instead, the 24-year-old from Cartersville is making about as much money playing videogames as he would have in the healthcare job. 

And he could make far more this year. If he and his four teammates win an international tournament in Cobb County this weekend they'll divvy up half of the event's more than US$2.4mil (RM8.66mil) prize pool. 

   

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