ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (AP) – New Jersey’s first competitive video gambling company has said it plans to launch a full-fledged operation on Monday, following a period of testing for government officials. The Esports Entertainment team was approved Friday to end the “easy game” trial period as New Jersey authorities inspect its product.
The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement has confirmed that it has allowed the company to launch a full-fledged operation. The company is linked to Bally’s casino license.
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“We are thrilled to have gone through a period of easy play, a testament to the hard work our team has done over the past year,” said Grant Johnson, CEO of the company. “As the first sports betting center in North America, we are pleased to announce the full VIE.gg platform in New Jersey, one of the oldest gaming casinos in the country.”
The company is based in London and has offices in Hoboken, New Jersey, and Malta. For now, it can only take gambling in esports.
Gambling for gamers including Call of Duty, Overwatch, CS: GO, League of Legends and DOTA 2.
Johnson estimates that esports gambling is expected to reach $ 205 billion by 2027.
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Market research company Newzoo esports plans will generate as much as $ 1.6 billion worldwide by 2024, up from $ 1 billion last year.
Esports generates revenue for a wide range of events including competitions and competitions, but also in the hotel room and the consumption of food and drink. Las Vegas has embraced it, building a 30,000-square-foot stadium for esports in 2018.
New Jersey was slow to accept the event, although individual casinos had a variety of events.
Last year, New Jersey invested $ 200,000 to establish a center at Stockton University to help Atlantic City and the state become a national transportation hub.
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