Pro Gamers now considered Professional Athletes by US Government

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Good news for gamers . The US government now considers all Pro Gamers as Professional Athletes . In a Gamespot interview with Riot Game’’s Magus and Nick allen . Nick allen spoke about what the US Government considers as Pro gamers to be as :

“The United States government recognizes League of Legends pro players as professional athletes, and awards visas to essentially work in the United States under that title”

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This a great development for pro gamers, who have been known, in the past to have trouble with obtaining a working visa. This is also a strong step on the whole for those who consider esports to be a valid, competitive sport in itself, as opposed to a purely recreational activity.

We hope to see other governments giving the same recognition to Pro gamers . This will help to promote gamers and the game industry .

 Source: PCGmedia

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