Pokémon Go has taken the global globe by storm, and casinos are ready to cash in on the Nintendo software's runaway success. Based on the franchise that is popular debuted in 1996, Pokémon Go features augmented reality (AR) gameplay that challenges users to fully capture Pokémon and train them for battle.
The Pokémon Go Nintendo app has inundated Las vegas, nevada, and also the World Series of Poker at the Rio and a minumum of one other casino are already providing to the popular trend that is new. (Image: Pokemon Go Las Vegas/twitter.com)
Pokémon appear through the 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 attention of America's gaming epicenter: Las Vegas. An official Pokémon stop where supplies can be purchased at least one casino is rushing to make its resort.
And overseas, sports publications are seeking to money in while the trend is red-hot.
Irish bookmaker PaddyPower ran a line asking when the game would fall from being the many app that is downloaded. Meanwhile, down under in Australia, Sportsbet has many different bets. including which politician will first play the game, and whether Pokémon Go will overtake Twitter for some daily users