Top 3 Legal Predictions on eSports for 2020

By Vincenzo Giuffrè and Lara Mastrangelo The growth of revenues generated by the esports industry is leading to new legal issues that are likely to be addressed with different solutions in 2020. Esports monetization will be driven by pay-per-view streaming The esports sector has traditionally drawn its revenues from sponsorships, media rights, and advertising. However, with the cost of tournaments and prize money rising yearly, organizers are looking for new ways to increase revenues. Many esports operators and tournament organizers are moving away from free streaming of content to running their events, with tickets to attend said events and fans …

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