It’s been an interesting, unpredictable year for esports so far. The worldwide pandemic has resulted in a boom for esports betting, with FIFA and NBA 2K taking centre stage and the Nevada Gaming Control Board approving wagers on major leagues both demonstrating the changes in the landscape.
To delve into the minutia of the developments esports betting has seen, EveryMatrix has released The State of Esports Betting Report 2020. The report provides a closer look at the esports betting market during the shortage of traditional sports and beyond.
Image credit: EveryMatrix40x growth for esports betting
Esports has witnessed 40x growth when it comes to betting, largely due to both FIFA and NBA 2K taking the top spots. With traditional sports – namely football and basketball – mostly becoming inactive, their virtual counterparts have stepped up to the spotlight.
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