People are willing to pay for it.
God only knows why somebody would be willing to pay to watch grown thugs play a game but eh, as the old saying goes "there's a sucker born every minute"
"But it does me no injury for my neighbour to say there are twenty gods, or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg." - Thomas Jefferson, Notes on the State of Virginia, 1782
Arguing with a truck driver is like wrestling with a pig in mud, eventually you realize the pig enjoys it.