Pro Korean Gamers Score Big Time
“I want to be rich,” he says simply, and that may not be idle talk: Gamers at Choi’s level of skill can earn several hundred thousand dollars a year off their joysticks and the adulation of the nation’s twenty- and thirty somethings, especially young women. Here, gaming isn’t regarded as a geeky pastime, and the sport has a substantial following, even fan clubs, which ensure celebrity status for its champions as any other top athlete. #
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