Esports: A Booming Billion Dollar Industry – Beyond the Scenes | The Daily Show

Published on January 24, 2023

Esports competitions have seen a boom in popularity in recent years with some of the highest paid players making up to six figures. Celebrities like Drake and Post Malone have even invested in the sport. Host Roy Wood Jr. sits down with Daily Show correspondent, Michael Kosta, and LA Thieves Call of Duty player, Sam “Octane” Larew, to break down the similarities and differences between traditional and electronic sports and how professional gaming is making its way into the mainstream.

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  • Realfamilyguy 1 year ago

    When your famous your rich

  • Alexis Alvarado 1 year ago

    Octane on here is surreal. A great representative for 100 Thieves/LA Thieves to talk about Esports.

  • Fleurisme Socrate 1 year ago

    Where is Trevor?

  • Marvin Gershowitz 1 year ago

    _____ _3,000 INTERNATIONAL BILLIONAIRES_ _____
    _____ _OWN 87% of all PROPERTY in the USA_ ___
    *Less than 2% of Americans own anything today outright.*
    _WHY?, because incomes are 1/2 of what they were in 1971!_

  • Marvin Gershowitz 1 year ago

    – – — *DEFUND BILLIONAIRES* — – – –
    _Inserection begins with funding!_
    . . . . . . . ………… & ………. . . . . .
    _”Citizens United is Code for Inserection”_

  • Marvin Gershowitz 1 year ago

    _Get Rid of the Pharmaceutical Industry and much of the Illegal activities worldwide will stop…_ … *Make HEALTH CARE a Non-PROFIT and you will see the DRUG TRADE CRUMBLE….* _… Legalize Drugs so they can be produced while people get HELP and we’ll become one of the SAFEST Countries in the World_ – m.

  • Archie Knight 1 year ago

    Octane lol so dope

  • DAVE Smith 1 year ago

    Democrats are destroying our country

  • Arat1t1 1 year ago

    Dude did not just call CoD a T1 esport.

  • Kathryn McEachern 1 year ago

    My Dad always said that no one would ever pay me to play video games. One of those rare instances in my life where my Dad was actually WAY off base… I wonder what he would say if he were alive to see this?


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