Online Casino Sponsoring Macau Esports Tournament

At Macau Grand Lisboa Hotel local casino operator SJM Holdings Limited is reported to be the main sponsor for the e-Sports tournament. three days offline featuring nine teams fighting for a portion of the $ 300,000 prize.

According to a report from, the MDL Macau Dota2 International Elite Invitational takes place over the weekend at the University of Macau and is marketed as ‘the first international e-Sports competition to be held in Macau’.

Hong Kong-listed SJM Holdings Limited is responsible for approximately 20 casinos in Macau including the Grand Lisboa Casino within the Grand Lisboa Hotel along with the nearby Casino Palace Palace and Babylonian Casino and reportedly disclosed that National Basketball Association (NBA) star Jeremy Lin had been attending an e-Sports event recently.

Online Casino Sponsoring Macau Esports Tournament SJM Holdings Limited, reportedly called e-Sports ‘a new industry with global growth and viewing potential’ that has been ‘officially recognized by China as an official sports‘. He also purportedly stated that the sector ‘has experienced rapid growth in recent years’ while the tournament ‘will further benefit the development of the city’s tourism and entertainment business’.

GGRAsia reports that Macau-based casino operator Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited held an e-Sports tournament on Broadway Macau in late August, early September-September, Melco Resorts and Entertainment Limited hosted the 2017 GirlGamer Esports Festival at the Studio City Macau property.

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