State of the Art E-Sports Arena Set to Open in Las Vegas

Gamers are about to get the major league treatment with the addition of a state-of-the-art facility downtown aimed at showcasing the best in the e-sports world.

Millennial Esports in Neonopolis is set to open a 15,000-square-foot e-sports arena on March 3 with a three-day Halo tournament.

As soon as I got into this (e-sports) industry, I knew I wanted to be in Las Vegas and specifically in downtown Las Vegas. The demographic and everything about downtown fits perfectly with esports — you know the millennials.
— Alex Igelman, CEO of Millennial Esports

The facility features a 200-seat arena with stadium-style seating and a main room for up to 500 people with a stage, a green room and a VIP room. The main room can accommodate a variety of activities, including live streaming for participants with an online following.

The building is wired with more than 3 miles of CAT cable, with dozens of ports offering one-gigabit internet speeds..Audio and visual components include an LED video wall with theater lighting and sound, plus cinema projectors in the arena. The facility also has a concession stand and a merchandise area where fans can purchase tough-to-find video game-related items.

A permanent studio above the 200-seat main arena can host ESPN-style broadcasts on various websites.