Quick look at world of professional gamers

Professional gamers compete for millions playing Call of Duty, League of Legends, Warcraft.

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More people than ever are winning big bucks playing Call of Duty, Warcraft, League of Legends, Starcraft and other games. It’s an amazing growth industry. Reuters recently spent some time inside the French Millennium Gaming House where people usually ages 18 to 25 go to live and learn the craft of egaming. The Millennium house founded in 2011, houses pro gamers who game, eat and sleep full-time in group’s building. Other such houses or training centers populate the world these days, but this series looks at Millennium. Take  a peek.

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Millennium eSport professional gamers look at a computer screen as they play inside the Millennium Gaming House. Players train long hours to master the difficulties and subtleties of one game.

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Millennium eSport professional gamers look at a computer screen. Players participate in LAN-Parties -- gatherings of like-gamers to practice and play -- around the world.

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Millennium eSport professional gamer Cedric of France, nicknamed Crowmac, plays on his computer. E-Sports says some 26 gamers earned over $100,000 in prize money last year.

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According to Reuters, the gamers play multiple rounds of games between members of the team every day and coaches offer gaming strategies. Here Millennium eSport professional gamer Arif of France, nicknamed Doigby, looks at a computer.

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Reuters says players watch live-streaming of international competitions to learn and critique others. Here Millennium eSport professional gamer Samir of France, nicknamed D1abloZeTank, (L) jokes with Clement, nicknamed Riskin.

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Each day there is a team get-together and a review of the day’s games and tactics.

Here is Millennium eSport professional gamer Park of South Korea, nicknamed fOrGG.

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Millennium eSport professional gamers learn tricks and strategies for winning.

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Millennium TV commentators talk about a game session inside the Millennium Gaming House.

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Millennium eSport professional gamer Arif of France, nicknamed Doigby, eats a sandwich in front of a computer screen as he plays. Reuters says “cheese and ham toasties” are the favorite. Coke and Red Bull drinks are rampant.

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Millennium eSport professional gamer Clement of France (R), nicknamed Riskin, eats as teammate Tony, nicknamed ShLaYa (L) prepares a meal inside the kitchen.

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Millennium eSport professional gamer, Tony of France, nicknamed ShLaYa (L) eats a sandwich in his room as teammate Julien, nicknamed Juliianooo, puts away his belongings.

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Millennium eSport professional gamer Johann of France, nicknamed Maniika, sleeps in his room.

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