Nevada Can Be ‘E-Sports Capital Of The World,’ Governor Says

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval told GamblingCompliance he wants the Silver State to become a global hub for e-sports after his Gaming Policy Committee this week recommended that the state regulate e-sports wagering.

The committee, which Sandoval chairs, met for a final time Wednesday and determined that Nevada should permit betting on video gaming competitions known as e-sports.

“As a result of the Gaming Policy Committee meetings, Nevada will pursue making e-sports wagering available in our state in the near future. I know that Nevada can and will become the e-sports capital of the world,” Sandoval said in an emailed statement.

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