Twenty-Nine Palms Band Of Mission Indians Partners With Canadian League Of Gamers To Create Pro eSports League

Twenty-NinePalmsBandOfMissionIndiansPartnersWithCanadianLeagueOfGamersToCreateProeSportsLeague

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PostedByJossWoodonMay5,2016-LastUpdatedonJanuary22,2018

TheTwenty-NinePalmsBandofMissionIndiansofCalifornia?

hasstruckapartnershipdealwiththeCanadianLeagueofGamers’“NorthernArena,”topromoteeSports。

Newleaguewillattractmillionsoffans

Thedealwillseethecreationofa“SouthernArena;”ineffectanewNorthAmericanprofessionaleSportsleague。

TheCanadianLeagueofGamers(CLG)wasfoundedin2015byGregSpievakandCarl-EdwinMichel。

IthoststhelargesteSportseventinCanadaandin2016expectsitseventstodrawaroundfourmillionfanstoitsvideostreamsand10,000toitsliveevents。

ThenewSouthernArenaisexpectedtopickup5,000livefansandhalfamilliononlineviewersinitsfirstyear。

CLGsaysthatitsgoalisto“bringprofessionalandnon-professionalgamerstogetherinanofficialleaguethatoffersastructured,professionallymanagedandcredibleplatformtopromoteeSportsinNorthAmericaandthroughouttheworld。



eSportsisanewbusinessfortribalgaming

TheTwenty-NinePalmsrunstheSpotlight29CasinointheCoachellaValley。

DarrellMike,tribalchairmanfortheTwenty-NinePalmsBandofMissionIndianssaid:

BuildingSouthernArenaasaworld-classprofessionaleSportsLeagueisthefirstofitskindforthe486IndiangamingoperationsintheUS。

BeingonthecuttingedgeoftheeSportsmovementwillbenefitnotonlytheTribeanditsmembers,butmoreimportantlybuildontheCoachellaValleybrandasthecapitalofentertainmentandhospitalityintheUnitedStates。

CLGfounderGregSpievakestimatesthattheeSportsmarketwillgenerate$1。

3billioningrossrevenuesin2016。

Hepointsoutthatthatisclosetothe$1。

5billiongeneratedbytheNFL。

ThenewleaguewillbethefirstofitskindinNorthAmerica,andthefirstmajoreSportsbusinessenteredintobyanyU。

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