Brett Abarbanel is the director of gaming at UNLV's Gaming Institute. She says says the valley's casinos are trying to figure out how to get a piece of that pie.
Nevada is currently the only state where you can legally bet on esports in the U.S
"The high level of interest we see is not dissipating its only growing," she said.
The casino industry believes players and fans across the world are willing to come here to watch play and bet on the biggest esports teams compete in everything from soccer, to League of Legends, to the classics like Pong.