Pokémon Go has taken the global globe by storm, and gambling enterprises are prepared to cash in on the Nintendo software’s runaway success. On the basis of the popular franchise that debuted in 1996, Pokémon Go features augmented reality (AR) game play that challenges users to capture Pokémon and train them for battle.
The Pokémon Go Nintendo app has inundated Las Vegas, as well as the World Series of Poker at the Rio and one or more other casino are already catering to the popular trend that is new. (Image: Pokemon Go Las Vegas/twitter.com)
Pokémon appear through the entire world, and players chase the figures through GPS-enabled location technology. First released on July 6, Pokémon Go has been downloaded more than 15 million times in its week that is first alone.
The gaming that is new has quickly attracted the interest of America’s gaming epicenter: Las Vegas. At the very least one casino is rushing to make its resort an official Pokémon stop where supplies are available.
And overseas, sports books are looking to cash in while the trend is red-hot.
Irish bookmaker PaddyPower ran a line asking if the game would fall from being the most app that is downloaded. Meanwhile, down under in Australia, Sportsbet has many different wagers. including which politician will first play the overall game, and whether Pokémon Go will overtake Twitter for m