COMPETITIVE video gaming is coming to Reading at the weekend. 

Players of Counter-Strike Global Offensive have the chance to use their skills in order to win money at Grosvenor Casino on Sunday August 19. 

The E-Sports industry is set to be worth more than £1.8bn in the next two years, and clearly, Grosvenor Casino is getting in on the trend. 

Gamers have the chance to win £750 on the day, and a place in the grand final later in the year, the winner of that will get £3,000.

Jay Pillai, General Manager at Grosvenor Casino Reading South said: “eSports has had unprecedented levels of success recently, and we’re delighted to team up with epic:LAN to offer our guests a day of challenges and surprises they won’t forget. 

"We’ve already seen a lot of interest so we’d encourage everyone to sign up as soon as possible to be in with the chance of winning.”

Teams can be signed up by, and admission is £10 per person, entrants must be 18 or over and have photo ID.