Gambling On Gamers
Sports bettors are catching onto eSports— the fast-growing phenomenon of professional video gaming
Come this Sunday, one thing is all but certain. Casino sports books will be packed with gamblers. Many will be looking to bet on the NBA. Others will be going for the NCAA. Over the course of that week, wagers will also have been made on everything from rugby to hockey to auto racing. Human beings have proven that they will bet on most anything. As one casino wag puts it, “a cricket match or a cricket race.” But are we ready to lay down good money on Millennials feverishly playing computer-games? Forward-thinking gambling industry professionals, when considering the hot new trend that has come to be called eSports, reply with a resounding yes. “The prevalence …
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