Esports is already big business, with tournaments drawing crowds of thousands and top gamers taking home more cash than pro athletes. Now casual investors also have a chance to get some skin in the game, OZY reports. Young investors and gamers are flocking to newly established exchange-traded funds that let them invest in emerging esports franchises, game developers and hardware companies.
Is it a winning game? Watchers warn that emerging markets like this are extremely volatile — but it could be just the ticket for a generation that prefers a Twitch stream to Monday Night Football.