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eSports a winning hit among Thais

There is big money to be made, from major tie-ups to regional contests

Say "Thailand" and "sport" and what comes to mind is muay thai - the country's national sport.

But there's a new game in town that is drawing in players and audiences - eSports.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 26, 2018, with the headline 'eSports a winning hit among Thais'. Print Edition | Subscribe