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Insight into esports
Professional video gaming competitions, known as esports, are becoming increasingly popular worldwide and are particularly attractive to children, adolescents, and young adults. As with traditional sports, opportunities to gamble on esports have emerged over the last decade. This presentation will provide an overview of esports, how it converges with gambling, research findings to date on esports betting and related video game-related gambling projects, and the potential impact of COVID-19 lockdowns on esports betting.