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ggCircuit’s Business Plan Template for an Internet Cafè (DOWNLOAD)

Organized competitive video gaming or esports has continuously grown over the past years to become a global phenomenon. As the popularity of online computer and video gaming grew, so too did its following.

Today, esports competitions from all over the world are followed and watched by thousands of fans live and thousands more through online streaming. Major esports tournaments can be as avidly followed as regular sports events.

Thanks to the growth of esports, gaming centers have been seeing a resurgence in business. Esports venues, a similar concept to internet cafes, are also enjoying a rise in popularity.

If you are hoping to capitalize on the booming esports and gaming industry and open an internet cafè or a dedicated esports venue, you need to research and plan thoroughly. 

It is vital that you understand the ins and outs of the business and have a complete plan first. In this article, we will help you with both. 


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On site expertise could be a game changer for making your esports venue successful. Photo couresy of The Esports Cave - Austin, TX

What venues want from esports consultants

In the development of the esports ecosystem, some entrepreneurs have created a business known as the "esports consultant". This esports consulting market can be a wide range of things. Tournaments, marketing, leagues, and coaching can be many niches that their consulting fits into the wide world of esports organizations and businesses.

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Boost engagement and brand loyalty in esports.

Boost engagement and brand loyalty using ggLeap 2.0's tools

Gaming has never been more popular than it is now with the rise of esports. There are many ways to boost engagement in this industry, but one way that we have found to be really successful is by using the tools and features of ggLeap 2.0 in your marketing and business strategy. Here are 6 ways you can use ggLeap 2.0 for marketing and customer engagement:

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Leading eSports Services Company ggCircuit Acquired by Esports Entertainment Group

Video games and betting now a fearsome duo.

ggCircuit, an Indiana-based B2B software company, is now part of Esports Entertainment Group following a successful acquisition closing. Esports Entertainment Group is a full-stack esports and traditional sports betting company. It is also the only licensed esports gambling company listed on NASDAQ.

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Gamers of all ages can play arcade games in GameWorks — Seattle

GameWorks: the hottest esports gaming lounge in downtown Seattle


Seattle is a city that’s known for its amazing coffee, scenic views of the Puget Sound, and its booming tech industry. The last thing on your list of “must-do” activities should be visiting GameWorks Seattle! If you’re like me and you love video games and esports gaming but hate to go all-in with them because of an addiction and just want to play casually (or competitive, if that’s your thing), then this is the place for you. It’s worth checking out their gaming lounges which feature PC gaming stations and various arcade cabinets.

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Manage your center with a solution catered to your esports center

ggLeap Esports Center Management Software Adds Significant Features This Spring

The ggLeap development team has been reinventing and improving our esports center management software since its inception. After the release of ggLeap 2.0 last April, our devs have been hard at work to add extra features that will help esports center owners with their day-to-day business operations. If you are still on the fence about our software, read on to see how much we have improved ggLeap with its recent May 2021 update.

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