PRESENTER: The world of esports is making its way
to the strip. Today, the 16th
International Conference on Gambling and
Risk Taking continued at The Mirage
hotel and casino. Gaming (inaudible) has
talked about future relationships
between hotel casinos and esports
leagues. They also talked about how many
fans of this growing sport are
interested in esporting events being
held in casinos.
ESPORTS EXPERT: We surveyed several
hundred stakeholders in the commercial
gambling industry, heavily focused a u.s.
population. Roughly fifty to sixty
percent said that esports events would
be a very effective to incredibly
effective tool for Las Vegas casinos to
engage the esports fans with a casino brand.
PRESENTER: The conference wraps up tomorrow.