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Rolling the hard six: Las Vegas bets on esports

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The loneliest place in Las Vegas is the concourse of the Mandalay Bay Events Center during the North American League of Legends Championship Series spring finals.

It is an empty stretch of vendors with no one to serve and confused security guards with nothing to monitor but the television screens above them, which are blasting images they aren't quite sure what to make of.

The nearby bartenders are equally perplexed, not at the action on the screens (they too have no idea what is happening, by the way) but the fact they have gone nearly 30 minutes without a single customer. They've served thousands of overpriced vodka Red Bulls over the years to thousands of spectators at hundreds of concerts and fights, and have never seen anything like this.

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