Team-Dignitas, is an e-sports company based in the UK that was acquired by Philadelphia 76ers late last year. This was the first time a north american sports team invested in an e-Sports business.
e-Sports is a growing field for professional gamers, which potentially could distract attention from the traditional model of physical athletics and sports. There are about 150 million e-Sports enthusiasts worldwide today. And this number is growing.
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