Electronic sport has exploded and is gaining popularity among players (tens of millions of regular spectators) for some time. Its increasingly recognized competitions on the international scene have favored in recent years, the exponential development of e-sports betting. There are today dozens of sites that offer many types of esports bets.
What is an esport bet?
An esport means the putting of a sum of money on the achievement of a result during an e-sport event (international competition, regional tournament, national tournament, etc). We can bet for example on the winner of the game or the final score. A rating is associated with each bet, it allows to know the gain if there is realization of the event.
Created in 2015 and more precisely in early May in Australia, Unikrn Arena is an e-sports betting site that offers bets on League Of Legends (LOL) and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Unikrn Arena is also based in England since May 25 and plans to increase its panel of games in the coming days, including games like Dota 2 and Heroes Of Storm that will soon be available on the site, as stated by the CEO. Rahul Sood.
Digibet.com has embarked on e-sports betting on the game League Of Legends since August 2012 and continues to grow to be one of the leading esport betting on the web. The site is operated by Digibet Ltd Gibraltar which employs over 200 people in Gibraltar, Germany and the Isle of Man. This group has more than 200 betting shops in Germany and the Anglo-Saxon regions.
Pinnaclesport offers many types of esports bets (Dota 2, League Of Legends, Starcraft 2 …) with the same risks and basic rewards associated with each bet. It was established in 1998 and now operates in more than 200 countries. It is one of the largest online gaming operators.
In recent years, many bookmakers have embarked on e-sports betting. This is the case of Betway whose core business is traditionally the bet on the competitions of football, golf or tennis. It claims today the status of the first bookmaker to open a portal dedicated to electronic sports. However the legislation of some countries does not allow access to this site for its inhabitants. This is the case of UK for example.
Criteria for selecting sites
For many punters, the bet is a way to vibrate more for a competition, but also a way to win because by betting money, they hope to get more. This is why we must opt for the site that offers services and offers in this area. This choice must be based on the following criteria:
- the coverage of the biggest meetings,
- the coverage of many games,
- the number of players registered on the site who bet,
- stable odds.