Over the past ten or so years, esports has managed to grow from a relatively niche sub-culture to something that captures hundreds of millions of viewers across a number of different titles per event, and with the biggest streaming platform of Twitch for esports reporting over five billion hours of content watched per month on some of the bigger months, it has shown just how far esports and gaming have come. Recently, however, there has been a huge uptick in the number of traditional sporting fans making the change to esports for betting through some options at esportsbetting.site, but what has been the cause for the big change amongst many?
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The most impactful may have certainly been over the past year, with cancellations and postponements of big sporting events like the Euros and the Olympics and regular league play put on hold toward the start and middle of 2020, it left many looking for something else to occupy some time, as online events continued for esports it seemed like an obvious choice. With a huge variety in games available and even familiarity with names like FIFA growing, it provided a perfect alternative in the short term, and had certainly led to developing passions which have helped them remain viewers in the long term too. Continue reading