By Mike Minotti, VentureBeat
At college, you can learn about math, history, science… and esports.
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas announced today that it is offering its students a new course this fall on esports, the growing gaming field centered around competitive gaming players and spectators, as a part of its International Gaming Institute. Research firm SuperData expects the esports market to reach $1.23 billion by 2019. What’s interesting here is that Las Vegas is also known for a different kind of gaming — gambling — and this course will also tie into the casino market.
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