Esports has a drug and gambling problem

May 16, 2018 Ailsa Sherrington


In this day and age, playing competitive video games has grown into a massive industry. Despite that, gamers continue to fight for the right to turn their hobby into a legitimate sport. The backbone of their argument centers around the fact that you actually need a lot of skill. Quick reflexes, dexterity, and concentration are integral components of any other sport — which is exactly what esports requires as well. Fair enough. I’m completely on board with esports being internationally recognized as an official sport. What’s still unclear, however, is how the industry will crack down on its myriad of issues.…

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