Why NBA heavyweights are investing in the eSports global phenomenon

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Just a few years ago, not many people would have been able to tell you what eSports even was. How things have changed since then.

Now the fast-growing sport has 113 million hardcore fans worldwide and made $252million in global revenues last year.

And some of the biggest names in the NBA such as Magic Johnson, the Philadelphia 76ers, Golden State Warriors and Washington Wizards are purchasing controlling stakes in eSports teams as they look to cash in on the money-making machine, as outlined in a very detailed article by Fusion.net.

Of course, eSports is an area of huge interest to sportsbet.io. Our platform will be offering in excess of 700 eSports markets in October alone,
and we continue to expand, with some exciting new announcements to come shortly.

You can read the full article here — http://fusion.net/story/353306/sixers-magic-johnson-esports/