Panelist, "Letting it ride on esports – How gambling on esports Is evolving," ESI Digital Spring
Gambling on esports is nothing new, but it has grown to new levels. DWT Partner Sean Sullivan joined a panel of industry experts panel to explore how and why esports have become so popular so quickly, and how the wagering industry adjust to such a rapid evolution, what the demographic trends in esports mean for wagering opportunities, and how the power of game publishers affect the growth and trajectory of esports wagering.
The panel also explored different esports gambling strategies and methodologies, including prop betting structures and tournament-based gaming, as well as a discussion of game integrity under the current competitive gaming model and how and why blockchain can change the way the game is played. The panel went on to discuss the state of legality of esports betting in the U.S. and what's on the horizon.