Gamen is voor de meeste lezers een hobby, waar sommigen iets te fanatiek in op gaan , maar sommige gamers hebben van hun hobby hun werk kunnen maken. ActionTrip bekeek de beste online gamers ter wereld en wat zij verdienen. Zo is er Jonathan Wendell a.k.a Fatal1ty, die binnen twee jaar al 150.000 dollar verdiende.His greatest achievement was winning the CPL championship 2000-2001 in Alien vs. Predator 2 when he won $40,000. One month later, he won $11,000 on E3, and in Korea $25,000 in October, the same year.

Wendell takes gaming seriously; before he won the AvP 2 CPL tournament, he used to practice about eight hours a day. He started these preparations three weeks before the tournament, and it sure paid off. He appears on a dozen important tournaments each year, and in the last three years he won 24 competitions. I know that many of you like to play games, but would you be capable of sitting in front of your computer and playing CS, eight hours a day, for three weeks. I wouldn't bet on it...Via de CPL, Cyberathlete Professional League, verdienen de meeste gamers hun boterham. In het artikel lees je nog veel meer over professioneel gamen en welke prijzen waar verdiend kunnen worden.