Tech Shift: Chicagoland E-sports star makes millions off ‘Call of Duty’ | WBEZ
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Tech Shift: Chicagoland E-sports star makes millions off 'Call of Duty'

You’ve heard about millionaire sports stars. Well, how about millionaire E-sports stars? The world of competitive video gaming has gotten so hot that gamers like Chicagoland’s Matt Haag not only support themselves, they get rich doing it. Conor Dougherty of the New York Times has a great profile of Haag, who is from the northwest suburbs and goes by the moniker “Nadeshot,” short for “Grenade Shot.” Haag is a master at Call of Duty, and he’s making bank playing the game. He joins us on the line to talk about the growing popularity of E-sports.

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