Former Thunder Gaming employee wins lawsuit over missing payments

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When Thunder Gaming first entered the esports scene in 2019, it was clear that leadership wanted to make a big splash as quickly as possible. Backed by the capital of Thunder Studios and the momentum of signing a variety of high-profile Super Smash Bros. community members, things were looking good for the new org. However, the next two years resulted in a litany of PR blunders, social media mistakes, amateur produced tournaments. Veteran Smashers were already skeptical of the orgs motives and flagrant spending and these mistakes only intensified the suspicion. As skepticism about Thunder Gamin…

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