President of ESPN — the station that popularized TV poker — says e-sports aren’t sports

Venture Beat: "In 2003, cable-sports network ESPN turned playing cards into a television phenomenon with its comprehensive coverage of the World Series of Poker. In 2014, the president of ESPN voiced his hesitation about e-sports because he doesn’t think they are sports."

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kalkano1413d ago

He's right, and wrong. E-sports aren't sports; but neither is poker.