Can virtual sports and eSports compete with the real thing? – Sports Mole

Live sports fixtures and events have come to a temporary halt, but that hasn’t stopped the gaming industry from giving sports fans their betting fix and raising revenue for beleaguered sports leagues and rights holders across the globe.

As countless sporting events were cancelled or postponed this year, the gaming industry adapted and has focused its efforts on its virtual sports and eSports offerings. Esports has shown great potential for continued growth, regardless of what the future holds for regular sport events, and casino and skill games have seen a surge in popularity. Party Casino is one of several casino sites launching virtual sports, that will complement their main slot offerings.

The benefits of virtual sports and eSports for bettors is plain to see. These days, everything is ‘on-demand’ and virtual sports allow fans to bet and play 24/7, no matter where they are or what their sport of choice is, and this is good news as there’s no telling when live sports events will take place as normal again.

No longer will you have to wait until Saturday to watch a football match or until the big Fight Night to watch the boxing, you’ll have thousands of virtual sporting events at your fingertips.

If you love your live sporting action, you might wonder if virtual sports and eSports could ever be as good as the real deal, and the answer is a resounding yes.

Virtual and eSports, despite being different,