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Las Vegas sports book to take first-ever wagers on e-sports

A Las Vegas sports book will take the first-ever wagers on an e-sports competition this weekend thanks to a quick administrative approval by the chairman of the state Gaming Control Board.

Nevada gaming policy panel urges new rules on e-sports

The Nevada Gaming Policy Committee has asked the state’s gaming regulators to develop a new set of rules to oversee wagering on competitive video games known as e-sports.

Conferees get first look at Las Vegas e-sports arena

About 200 people attending a two-day conference on the business side of wildly popular e-sports competitions got the first look at the 15,000-square-foot arena space under construction at downtown’s Neonopolis.

Esports amenities attract customers to the Downtown Grand

Isaac Perez recently walked out of the Downtown Grand casino $250 richer, but not because he wagered his money at a slot machine or tried his hand at blackjack. Instead, he won a Street Fighter V video game tournament.