The gambling State, host of Las Vegas, will welcome William Hill for the development of eSports.
US.- With the legislation of eSports industry, Nevada is ready to set the best market for the new modality of gaming. Authorities have recently approved a new deal between UK leading sports betting company, William Hill and Las Vegas’ casino Downtown Grand Hotel. Both companies will boost the offering of eSports in Nevada.
The agreement received the green light by the Nevada Gaming Policy Committee and approved the betting services during eSports events, starting from the Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) Oakland competition this week. The eSport event began yesterday and turned William Hill into the first international operator of the sector in the United States.
“This announcement is a major step toward ensuring Nevada becomes the e-sports capital of the world. By embracing this unique opportunity and incorporating innovation and technology into our gaming industry, we’re expanding the potential of one of our oldest industries,” published Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval and he added, “Representatives from William Hill and Downtown Grand have been active partners with the Gaming Policy Committee as we examined e-sports wagering in the State of Nevada, I would like to congratulate them on this approval and commend both companies for their swift work a determination.”
Nevada is well-known for its gambling centres as the State hosts Las Vegas, the biggest gambling hub of the world. The first legally accepted wagers on eSports events will extend the recognition among emergent markets which are seeking latest innovation to attract new generations of players.