Esports Crowd Not Hot On Traditional Casino Games, Executive Says

Seth Schorr, who runs a Las Vegas casino focused on esports, said at a conference last week that the younger customers that visit his property tend to regard traditional games of chance as “offensive and stupid."

“It’s undeniable that people under 30 are not compelled to play our traditional games, specifically slot machines,” Schorr, chairman of the Downtown Grand Casino, said during a panel discussion at the GiGse Totally Gaming Conference in San Diego.

“Based on my experience — and the more experience I’m getting, the more factual I think it is at this point — young people find the concept of chance-based wagering to be offensive and stupid,” he said.

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