Caputo Statement on ESports Conversation during Today’s Assembly Tourism, Gaming and the Arts Hearing

Assembly Tourism, Gaming and the Arts Chairman Ralph Caputo (D-Essex) issued the following statement on today’s discussion on the future of electronic sports in New Jersey:

“I was very encouraged by today’s committee discussion and am excited to work on making New Jersey a leader in the Esports industry. Young people are increasingly playing video games competitively, and there is a large market for New Jersey to tap into to emerge as a primary hub for the Esports community, whether it is for technology, wagering or hosting events. As this new industry continues to grow, New Jersey will strive to grow with it to become a national leader in the Esports industry.”