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This pro gamer’s punishment shows China’s sway over U.S. companies

He was supposed to collect $10,000 for his participation in the Hearthstone Grandmasters competition. Instead, Blizzard revoked his winnings and banned him from Hearthstone e-sports for a year, all for expressing support for Hong Kong protests.

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More Hearthstone players show support for Hong Kong following pro’s ban