The Millennial eSports arena is scheduled to open later this in downtown Las Vegas week. The 15,000-square-foot, 200-seat venue will be Sin City’s first entertainment complex dedicated entirely to the growing competitive video gaming market.
Las Vegas will soon be house to its very eSports that are own, allowing video gamers and fans to gather in competition.
The facility is situated in the Neonopolis center situated between the Fremont Street Experience and East Fremont District north of the famed Strip. The destination is hoping to become the spot that is go-to eSports enthusiasts visiting Vegas, aswell as a favored venue for video gaming tournaments.
The quaint stadium-style seating venue is the project of Canadian businessman Alex Igelman. The eSports arena is wired with more than three miles of CAT cable that will provide blazing internet speeds as fast as one gigabit.
‘As soon I knew I wanted to be in Las Vegas and specifically in downtown,’ Igelman told the Las Vegas Sun recently as I got into this industry. ‘Within this facility . . . you’ve got pretty much everything you need. Food establishments, beverage establishments, an arcade. They (guests) can get hitched. even’
SuperData, a global gaming and interactive news research agency based in New York City, expects eSports to become $1.9 billion industry by 2018.
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