Within the never-ending quest to attract a younger crowd to casinos, MGM Resorts has announced that a nightclub that is former the Luxor in Las vegas, nevada will reopen as an esports arena.
The Luxor is remodeling its nightclub that is now-defunct LAX an esports arena. The goal is to pull in a younger demographic, not as enchanted by traditional slots as their parents.
The company has entered into a cope with Allied Esports and Esports Arena to build a dedicated venue for gamers at the now closed LAX nightclub. The 30,000-square-foot space will have a multi-level arena detailed with competition stage, LED video wall, telescopic seating, day-to-day gaming channels, a personalized food and drink offering, and a state-of-the-art streaming and television-quality manufacturing studio.
Niklas Rytterstrom, general manager of Luxor, thinks that esports is the future and will become one of many more popular features at the Strip resort, as soon as it is completed in June 2018.
‘Our company is the leader in the entertainment industry and recognizes the exciting growth in the esports industry,’ he said. ‘ Using this partnership, we will introduce an experience that is new industry, again elevating the city’s vast entertainment offerings.’
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