Seoul Dynasty Support Player Gambler Retires Ahead of Overwatch League Season Two

by Joe O'Brien
Robert Paul for Blizzard Entertainment


Seoul Dynasty has announced the retirement of Support player Heo ‘Gambler’ Jin-woo.


Gambler will step down from the Seoul Dynasty roster ahead of Season Two of the Overwatch League, moving to a streaming position with Gen.G Esports, the esports organization that operates the Dynasty OWL team.

Formerly of LuxuryWatch Blue, Gambler joined the Seoul Dynasty in the Overwatch League mid-season signing window, competing for the team in stages 2-4 of the regular season. Unfortunately, the Dynasty weren’t able to reach the season playoffs, ultimately finishing in eighth place overall.


Gambler’s retirement leaves Yang ‘Tobi’ Jin-mo as the team’s only main Support player at the current time. Though famed for his Lúcio and reportedly a key contributor to shot-calling in Season One, Tobi did come under criticism for lacklustre Mercy play, a hero that Gambler excelled at.


It remains to be seen whether Seoul Dynasty will look to sign another main Support to shore up the position. They have until September 9 to extend contracts with current players and trade with existing League teams, after which they will have to wait until after the exclusive window for expansion teams ends on October 8 before signing any free agents.

The only addition announced so far by Seoul Dynasty is that of Baek ‘Fissure’ Chan-hyung, former main tank for Los Angeles Gladiators and a Season One MVP candidate in the eyes of many.