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Team of Professional eSport Gamers Playing in Competitive Video Games on a Cyber Games Tournament.

Benjamin Franklin probably wasn’t referencing esports when he said that nothing was for certain except death or taxes, but the sentiment may prove apt all of the same. Esports revenues are continuing to climb, and like other athletes traveling through town on business, gamers can make lucrative profits taking part in online competitions. Now it would appear that state governments are ready to start collecting their cut.

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Frank Ready

Frank Ready is a reporter on the tech desk at ALM Media. He can be reached at fready@alm.com.

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