The Covid pandemic would be the katalysator that would sling esports into the mainstream media. That was the prediction two years ago, how much of that promise has survived the test of time?
A glimpse of hope for sports fans and betting fans that sports events and competitions will continue on short notice. Probably without the audience attending and with some unusual safety rules, but nevertheless something to get excited about.
It is to no one surprise that the bookmakers have shifted their attention from physical sports to esports. Not only bookmakers, also sport fans are desperately looking for their shot of adrenaline and serotonin from a good match! Esports on first glance seems to be the perfect suspect to satisfy our needs.