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Chinese Man Dies After 3 Days of Gaming

Posted by TurtleGirl On February - 22 - 2011

An unnamed Chinese man in  his thirties has died after internet gaming for three days straight.
 

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The Beijing Times reports that he had not slept, eaten or moved from his PC when he suddenly collapsed and slipped into a coma on Monday evening. The man had spent a vast amount of money, a reported $1,500 on internet gaming over the past month and was rushed to a nearby clinic, but was unfortunately pronounced dead a shot time afterwards. This highlight’s China’s increasing internet addiction where reports suggest it has risen to more than 30 million.
 

Via BBC News

2 Responses so far
  1. David Said,

    Sounds to me like he was doing internet GAMBLING…big difference from online gaming.

    Posted on February 22nd, 2011 at 7:42 pm

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    Posted on February 22nd, 2011 at 8:16 pm

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