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US government recognizes video gamers as pro athletes

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The United States government now recognizes League of Legends players as professional athletes and awards visas for them to come to the country to play.

Riot Games eSports manager Nick Allen told GameSpot in a new video interview (below) that the “groundbreaking” decision came about after much back-and-forth between the developer and the government.

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