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Here's the video for the Business in eSports panel with Day9 and Twitch. Thanks to Georgetown University and Redbull! http://www.redbull.com/us/en/esports/stories/1331679425215/watch-the-business-of-esports-panel-at-georgetown 
Missed The Business of eSports panel at Georgetown SCS tonight? We've got your replay right here.
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My interview with the NBA's Jeremy Lin on his love for Dota and video games: "Dota is a way of life. It's more than just a game" http://www.ongamers.com/articles/nba-s-jeremy-lin-dota-2-is-more-than-just-a-game/1100-1143/
Professional basketball player Jeremy Lin speaks to onGamers about his love for Dota and his appearance in Valve's "Free To Play" documentary.
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Sources tell me Valve's The International 2014 will be held in mid-July, possibly at the 15,000-capacity Key Arena stadium in Seattle. http://www.ongamers.com/articles/the-international-2014-to-be-held-in-july-dota-2-at-mlg-anaheim-in-jeopardy/1100-963/
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League of Legends player who reportedly made 'terrorist' threat now faces up to 10 years in prison: http://www.ongamers.com/articles/league-of-legends-player-who-reportedly-made-terrorist-threat-faces-up-to-10-years-in-prison/1100-894/
19-year-old Justin Carter faces up to 10 years in prison while attorney Don Flanary thanks the gaming community for their support.
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Lionsgate becomes the first movie studio to sponsor esports, puts up $20,000 for StarCraft 2: http://www.ongamers.com/articles/lionsgate-s-sponsors-starcraft-2-tournament-on-twitch-and-mlg-for-ender-s-game/1100-801/
Lionsgate and OddLot Entertainment are partnering with Twitch and MLG to be the first-ever movie studio sponsorship of an esports tournament.
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Exclusive interview with MLG CEO Sundance DiGiovanni: Since launching MLG.tv, MLG is EBITA positive and is expected to be profitable quite soon: http://www.ongamers.com/articles/mlg-s-sundance-digiovanni-on-the-future-of-mlg-tv/1100-599/
Major League Gaming's CEO speaks on MLG.TV, what it means to their company, and what it means to broadcasters using it.
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One year ago MIT Officer Sean Collier was killed in the Boston Marathon bombings. He grew up loving competitive gaming and esports. Sean's best friend and brother tells the story of their passion for gaming:
http://www.ongamers.com/articles/memorializing-boston-marathon-bombing-s-slain-mit-officer-sean-collier-gamer-at-heart/1100-1246/
Slain MIT Officer Sean Collier had a lifelong passion for video games and competitive gaming. Best friend Brandon Kelly reflects on their friendship in life and their love of games.
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Valve confirms to me that The International 2014 sold out in one hour with 10,000+ tickets sold.

http://www.ongamers.com/articles/the-international-2014-sells-out-in-an-hour/1100-1182/
Tickets for the 2014 Dota 2 International championship sold out an hour after going on sale at Seattle's Key Arena, Valve confirms to onGamers.
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ESL is hosting a $150,000 Dota 2 tournament inside of a German World Cup stadium: http://ongam.rs/ESLOne
The new ESL One Frankfurt event will make a debut at the Commerzbank-Arena World Cup Football Stadium and feature a base prize pool of $150,000.
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Twitch is the 4th largest site in the US for peak Internet traffic, ahead of Hulu, Facebook, Amazon: http://www.ongamers.com/articles/wall-street-journal-chart-lists-twitch-tv-fourth-in-u-s-peak-traffic/1100-824/
The Wall Street Journal, using statistics from DeepField, listed Twitch.tv fourth in percentage of U.S. peak Internet traffic produced by companies' networks.
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PC Gaming projected to be a $25 Billion market this year with the help of League of Legends and Dota 2: http://www.ongamers.com/articles/league-of-legends-and-dota-2-lead-pc-gaming-into-2014/1100-770/
DFC Intelligence says the PC market will hit $25 Billion in 2014, with League of Legends and Dota 2 leading the way for the MOBA/ARTS genre.
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The 2013 onGamers Esports Awards are out! Including Game of the Year, Team of the Year, Player of the Year, Developer of the Year, and Caster of the Year. No spoilers! http://www.ongamers.com/articles/2013-ongamers-esports-industry-awards/1100-554/ 
We've done our title specific awards, now we'd like to weigh in and honor the esports industry as a whole.
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