League of Legends player secures first US eSports Visa

Monday, 12 August 2013 02:10 GMT By Brenna Hillier

Danny “Shiphtur” Le of Edmonton, Canada is the first eSports competitor to secure a US visa based on his status as an internationally recognised athlete, the LA Times reports. Riot announced in July that after a lengthy process the US had agreed to recognise League of Legends players as professional athletes,

Thanks, Kotaku.

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