Within the never-ending quest to attract a younger audience to casinos, MGM Resorts has announced that a former nightclub at the Luxor in Las vegas, nevada will reopen as an esports arena.
The Luxor is remodeling its now-defunct nightclub LAX into an esports arena. The aim is to pull in a younger demographic, not as enchanted by traditional slot machines as their parents.
The business has entered into a cope with Allied Esports and Esports Arena to build a dedicated venue for gamers at the now closed LAX nightclub. The space that is 30,000-square-foot have a multi-level arena filled with competition stage, LED movie wall, telescopic seating, daily gaming channels, a personalized food and beverage providing, and a state-of-the-art streaming and television-quality manufacturing studio.
Niklas Rytterstrom, general supervisor of Luxor, believes that esports may be the future and will be one of many more popular features at the Strip resort, once it is completed in June 2018.
‘Our company is the leader in the entertainment industry and recognizes the exciting growth in the esports industry,’ he said. ‘ Using this partnership, we will introduce an experience that is new industry, again elevating the city’s vast activity offerings.’
Future of Gaming
This sector of gambling has gone from stylish to business that is big. The global audience for esports is expected to grow 20 per cent in 2010, to 258 million, whilst