Domestic Woes Send Ourgame Into Global Esports, Poker Overdrive

Chinese mobile game, esports and World Poker Tour (WPT) operator Ourgame International Holdings is responding to disruption of its domestic revenue streams with the construction of esports stadiums in the United States and China and plans to inject poker products into Japan and Brazil.

Ourgame today announced key location and funding details of its expanding international footprint as part of an update to an HK$417m ($53m) emergency fundraising drive announced last month.

The partner in Allied Esports, a joint venture building a dedicated esports facility at the MGM Luxor Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip, said it will allot 30 percent of the funds to “further develop the esports business and expand the global arena network” of its esports subsidiary, AES.

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