PBS NewsHour

ESports mesmerize as traditional sports worry about decline

Clip: 06/21/2018 | 9m 18s Video has closed captioning.

It's drawn millions of fans, its competitors get paid big money and the Olympics are considering adding it. As an industry, eSports -- professionals playing video games for spectators -- is set to gross nearly $1 billion by the end of 2018. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports from DreamHack Austin.

Aired: 06/21/18

Rating: NR

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