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Call of Duty: The Yet Unknown Battlegrounds of EU Competition Law and Esports

BY | April 28, 2020

Esports or professional video gaming, is taking the world (of sports) by storm. So far, this relatively new and booming sector has not received much antitrust attention. In an era…

Esports or professional video gaming, is taking the world (of sports) by storm. So far, this relatively new and booming sector has not received much antitrust attention. In an era where both Big Tech and traditional sports undergo a tougher antitrust scrutiny than ever, this will no doubt change soon. With structures and actors similar to traditional sports, esports is widely expected to raise analogous antitrust issues. However, the very status of esports as “sports” under Union law is cont

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