SAN FRANCISCO, May 16, 2016 / PRNewswire / – As the field of esports continues to experience rapid growth, the Pro Gaming League (PGL), an esports organization that brings gamers together to compete and socialize, has successfully concluded its participation in the annual LvL Up exhibition at Las Vegas, Nevada. Held at the Cashman Center for two days of May 14 and 15, PGL has facilitated a number of gaming tournaments with rich cash prize pools that were broadcast live on Twitch.tv.
According to 2015/2016 eSports market update by SuperData, the global eSports market is worth $ 748 million and will reach $ 1.9 billion by 2018 E. The number of viewers in 2015 rose to 188 million, with professional players and teams reaching celebrity status.
PGL played a major role in the non-profit convention that brought game tournament fans, cosplay, tech and anime fans together under one roof. Now in its fourth year and growing, the Pro Gaming League has facilitated a variety of tournaments which were broadcast live on Twitch.tv during the two-day convention.
PGL sponsored the best tournaments with $ 5,000 Super Smash Bros and $ 2,500 Hearthstone jackpots.
The results of the Super Smash Bros tournament are as follows:
Singles 1v1 Top 8
2nd 2GG | to cancel
3rd DCP | Larry lurr
5th NME | Tyrant
5th TGZ | Saiki
7th (. Y.) | K9sbruce
Double 2v2 Top 4
1st 2GG | VoiD and Liquid’Nairo
2nd NME | Tyrant and FOW
3rd (. Y.) | K9sbruce and PG | SS
4th PUP | Vash and SOGOUI | Z
The results of the Hearthstone tournament are as follows:
First place: Vince
Second place: smoked salmon
Other tournaments include Call of Duty Black Ops 3, League of Legends 5v5, Halo 5 Team Slayer 2v2, Mario’s Cart 8 1v1, Rock Band 4 Battle of the Bands, CrossFire, Street Fighter 5 and GUILTY GEAR XRD Revelator.
Among the personalities present: star Jeremy Shada; alternative punk group Make Out Monday; Star Steve blum; Star Mary Elizabeth McGlynn; “Angry” YouTube Celebrity Joe Vargas; Super Smash Bros. celebrities D1 and TK Breezy; VGBootCamp and various cosplay stars.
In addition, PGL organized and sponsored a “Decompression Party” of the much-needed and much-needed upper level exhibit in the Downtown Grand Commissary, the one in Las Vegas first eSport hotel.
The popular KPop Battles XV returned to Las Vegas this year as part of the exhibit, featuring the first time Super ANX and Kpop Battles have aired live on Twitch.tv. Sponsors for the exhibit included Microsoft, Alienware, CrossFire, Mad Cats, and Jasco.
“The Pro Gaming League continues to play a vital role in the live events that bring virtual world enthusiasts together to celebrate,” said Chad Larsson, founder of PGL. “Players and fans around the world have the opportunity to learn that they should make PGL their number one destination for everything tournament gaming.”
“With our recently announced transaction with Stratton Capital Corp and our intention to raise a minimum of $ 3 million, the Pro Gaming League will be well positioned to play a leading role in the booming esports industry, ”says Alex Igelman, proposed CEO of PGL. “Our vision to unite the gaming community on a single entertainment platform includes providing turnkey solutions for all involved in the gaming industry.”
About the Pro Gaming League (PGL)
PGL is a digital entertainment company with a clear focus on eSports. PGL operates ProGamingLeague.com, an eSports platform and online community, which offers players a variety of competitions, leagues and rankings online giving them the opportunity to win prizes and be recognized within the global esports community. PGL was launched in 2013 with the ultimate goal of uniting the most popular eSports communities on a single entertainment platform and has quickly grown into a premier online destination for gamers and esports enthusiasts around the world.
Additionally, the Pro Gaming League hosts and broadcasts live tournaments and eSports initiatives at all venues across North America including its eSports Arena which will open soon Las Vegas, Nevada. PGL provides turnkey solutions with the goal of giving game publishers, mainstream brands and other partners exposure and influence to a targeted audience, enabling them to generate new revenue streams by leveraging of this unique and much sought-after global demographics.
For more information visit: http://www.progamingleague.com/
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SOURCE Pro Gaming League