Gambling Commission data shows thriving esports vertical is no flash in the pan

Esports contributed sharp revenue rise for operators beyond May 2020 while returns on poker and virtuals diminished

The spectacular rise in esports betting shows no signs of abating, even after the Covid-19 lockdown, according to the latest data published by the Gambling Commission (UKGC). The vertical has enjoyed a mind-blowing annual ascent, generating a 2,922% uptick in operator gross gambling yield (GGY) between March 2019 and March 2020. [infogram id="_/SyX9bINnKqjXP9omRC7M" prefix="dE0" format="interactive"…

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