What has a domestic audience of over 40 million and generates wagering activity worldwide that is expected to quadruple by 2020? It’s eSports, also known as competitive video gaming, and Nevada is ready to do something about it.
Bigger doesn’t always equal better—but it does at Topgolf Las Vegas where YWS Design & Architecture ‘vegas’ized the nationally popular golf entertainment powerhouse into an upscale and playful venue like none other on the Las Vegas Strip.
The gaming industry is a dichotomy of large and small. At one end of the spectrum is Las Vegas Sands Corporation (LVS) with a market cap of $45 billion, while at the other end is Gamehost, with a market cap $20 million.
Global Gaming Expo (G2E), which will take place Sept. 27-29 at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas, promises to have something for everyone—sessions and keynoters for those interested in learning more about the industry, networking opportunities for those seeking stronger industry relationships and numerous receptions and ceremonies for those looking to socialize.
In the fifth of a 12 article series themed on where the money is now for “smart” casinos, VizExplorer executives examine the confluence of social and mobile technologies, and offer five steps to find success in this new world. Please note these articles are meant to stimulate thought and that we are using some deliberately provocative metaphors which should be taken with a grain of salt.