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2011 Pro Circuit

Dallas and Columbus to host world's largest professional video game league.

Online registration for Dallas Event Opens Tuesday, March 1 at 7pm ET

New York - February 3, 2011- Major League Gaming (MLG), the world's largest professional video game league and largest provider of cross platform online videogame competition, today announced the first two events in the 2011 Pro Circuit kicking off in Dallas, Texas, April 1-3 and heading to Columbus, Ohio, June 3-5. The 2011 season will consist of six live events across the US where the world's best players will compete for their share of a prize purse totaling over $1 million and the coveted title of MLG champion.

This year, thousands of participants will square off playing three of the most competitive titles available: StarCraft 2 for PC, Halo: Reach for Xbox 360, and for the first time - Call of Duty®: Black Ops for PlayStation® 3 system. Online registration for the season opener at the Dallas Convention Center begins on Tuesday, March 1 at 7pm ET at www.majorleaguegaming.com.

MLG has taken the event experience to a new level adding three massive main stages to provide spectators with an optimized view of all the gameplay action.  Those that can't make it in person can watch in real-time with an improved LIVE online viewing experience and extensive video coverage at www.majorleaguegaming.com.

"With this year's Pro Circuit we are elevating the world of competitive gaming for both players and attendees with a new game, an enhanced viewing experience on-site and online, and one of our largest prize purses to date," said Sundance DiGiovanni, CEO, MLG. "We are looking forward to heading back to some familiar spots like Dallas and Columbus, while adding additional cities to the tour."

More details regarding live competitions, online qualifiers, registration, pass prices and future events will be announced in the coming weeks.

ABOUT MAJOR LEAGUE GAMING

Founded in 2002, Major League Gaming (MLG) is the dominant media property exclusively targeting the approximately 40 million consumers in North America who have a passion for playing video games as a competitive social activity. The company exclusively represents the best professional gamers and gives millions of aspiring gamers around the world an opportunity to compete, improve their skills, and socialize through our thriving online competitive community and live Pro Circuit competitions. For more information: www.majorleaguegaming.com.  

Katie Goldberg

PR for Major League Gaming

Direct: 646-380-2933

Cell:  917-558-6462

Email:  kgoldberg@mlgpro.com or kgoldberg@legionnetworks.com

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