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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 06 / 24 / 16

ESL America CEO Craig Levine Esports is an exploding industry and Electronic Sports League America CEO CRAIG LEVINE has been in the game since the beginning. He founded and owned the first professional gaming t...

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