As the draft is about to begin, general managers of the New York, Chicago and Carolina teams wait for their chances to make their first picks.
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Championship Gaming Series commissioner Andrew Reif calls the league's inaugural draft to order as two Playboy bunnies look on.
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The video game league's investors include DirecTV, and the competitions will be broadcast to some extent on television.

Lending the draft event some production value was a table of announcers reminiscent of big sporting events organized through professional leagues.

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The inaugural draft of the Championship Gaming Series took place Tuesday at the Playboy Mansion in Beverly Hills, Calif.
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Here is a sign alongside the long driveway leading up to the Playboy Mansion.
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A Hollywood-style star for Playboy founder Hugh Hefner is on the grounds of the mansion.
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The Playboy Mansion has three giant satellite dishes.
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Reif stands with the league's first-ever draft pick, Vanessa Arteaga.
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The San Francisco OPTX pose for a team picture at the end of the Championship Gaming Series' first-ever draft.
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