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Video gaming slowly becoming a pro sport

You might have missed it in all the run-up to March Madness, but at an arena in Dallas this month, 1,000 competitors and 15,000 fans gathered for a different kind of sports showdown: the Major League Gaming Winter Championship.

In this case, gaming means video gaming. Competitors attacked each other with joysticks, while millions watched live video of the digital carnage via the Internet.

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