Professional Video Gaming May Have an Underage Gambling Problem

Video gaming has become an grown-up sport with big prizes. Now it has grown-up problems, too.

The Darkside of Professional Gaming

The stadium seating is full, the 500-strong audience lit fire red and ice blue. Gamescom, held annually in Cologne, Germany, is Europe’s largest video game fair. This game of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, a popular first-person shooter, is its big draw.

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