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esports laws of the world

The massive and growing impact of esports is nothing more nor less than the wave of the future. These new competitions face many of the same challenges as traditional sports - issues which must be rapidly mastered. But what traditional sport has done through organic development over decades, esports must face immediately. The pace of change will be rapid - and all this against a back drop of rules and regulations which often do not yet fully understand, let alone address, these challenges. We will watch this sector closely and continue to contribute to the global discussion of this phenomenon.

The esports market has been booming over the last years, but unfortunately, or fortunately, in some cases, regulations have not been able to catch up. Gambling, sports, and prize promotion/advertising rules might apply to esports events, impose restrictions or grant exemptions, depending on how and where they are organized. There are indeed a number of variables.