- Obsessed Sophia Pedraza, 26, can spend 18 hours-a-day playing the game
- She plans to cash in by collecting Pokemon and selling accounts on eBay
- Some gamers have made over £7,000 by selling their accounts online
Sophia also earns roughly £2,000 a month giving private lessons to kids in maths, English and music.
She added: ‘Some days I play it for 18 hours a day because you can play all the time even when you’re out with your friends in bars and clubs.
‘My mum thinks I’m mad but she’s coming round to the idea.
‘I’m going to do it for as long as it makes money.
‘It’s a big craze at the moment and there’s money to be made but if it slows down I can always go back to teaching.’