eSports, also known as e-Sports or Esports, stands for electronic sports. They refer to video gaming competitions which are usually played among professional gamers at dedicated tournaments and events. Since 2016, the eSports market started to grow rapidly, as demonstrated by its increasing worldwide revenues. In 2019, revenues amounted to 957.5 million U.S. dollars and are expected to rise to over 1.6 billion U.S. dollars by 2024. While North America, China, and South Korea held the biggest share of the market in 2019, this industry grew fast in Italy, too. In fact, it is forecasted that revenues generated by the eSports market in Italy would rise roughly eightfold between 2018 and 2023. Specifically, according to outlooks, revenue coming from media rights and sponsorships is expected to increase significantly by 2023, remaining the main source of income for the sector.
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