By now you may have heard of 16-year-old Kyle Giersdorf, aka “Bugha.” The Pennsylvania teen won $3 million last weekend for coming out on top in the solo competition for the first-ever Fortnite World Cup. And if you have kids, you’ve probably heard of Fortnite, the online video game with a massive global playing audience.
The tournament—with prize money that exceeded The Masters, The PGA Championship and nearly matched the U.S. Open—helped bring e-sports further into the mainstream. And for the year-old Esports Bar Association, and for the few large law firms that have established e-sports practices, the attention is most welcome.
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