Esports betting is booming. The bulk of mainstream agencies are already quite open to the concept, offering a wealth of betting opportunities and even sponsoring professional gamers. If you have a soft spot for gaming and a solid knowledge of the current scene, you stand an opportunity to be rewarded for your expertise. And if you need to brush up on what you know or just start from scratch, we have you covered.
Understanding video games is simple enough. However, you will also have to be familiar with the concept of betting and privy to what the different type of bets stand for. The best way to go about this is to let our experts introduce you to the most common stratagems and improve upon them with your own grasp of esports.
Newzoo estimates that esports will reach $1.7 billion by 2021. Esports viewership is expected to outpace NFL in 2020.
And to stay on top of your game, you will surely need to read up on the latest esports news, which is what we intend to do here, breaking you the latest and most relevant events from the world of gaming as they happen. Want to be an accomplished esports betting expert? Follow through with our detailed guides, breaking news and bookmaker recommendations.
Latest Esports Headlines
The 2020 KeSPA Cup is upon us, kicking off on December 21 and leading to the 2021 LCK Spring Season. The event is one of the most important installments on the competitive LoL calendar and a great way to see the year off. There will be ten participating teams from the LCK Spring and the […]
Ninjas in Pyjamas have shut down their Dota 2 roster citing lack of sustainability in the current competitive climate in Europe and the game. NiP Bids Dota Farewell, For Now Long-considered a household name in the Dota 2 esports scene, Ninjas in Pyjamas has officially announced the disbandment of their roster. The team, which has […]
The DreamHack Masters Winter 2020: Europe is about to get underway as part of the ESL Pro Tour and feature 16 teams vying for a total of $150,000, and 450 points for the first place. The event is sponsored by an array of companies, including CORSAIR, Monster Energy, Intel, AT&T and Betway. DreamHack Europe kicks […]
Since the Bukovel Minor, WePlay Esports has established itself as a household name in esports tournament productions and now, the organization is branching out into other genres, adding Mortal Kombat 11 to a growing number of titles. WePlay will hold a Mortal Kombat 11 event dubbed WePlay Dragon Temple, from December 10 through December 13, […]
Video game publisher and developer Electronic Arts (EA) has extended its multi-year partnership with the National Hockey League (NHL) and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) to develop the namesake simulators based on the two organizations’ sports. EA has just released NHL 21 and UFC 4 in October and August respectively and is now in development of […]
The 2020 League of Legends World Championship is finally upon us, with only three days to go. The finals between Suning vs DAMWON Gaming will take place on October 31 in Shanghai, China, and the event is expected to draw massive interest from both teams ‘fans and the League of Legends community in general. With […]
Spectator Gaming and Nerd Street Gamers have come together to host a first-of-its-kind all-women’s VALORANT tournament event which will take place on September 12. Spectator Gaming is a gaming division owned by Comcast NBCUniversal. The FTW Summer Showdown will feature a $10,000 prize pool and the tournament’s abbreviation, FTW stands for “For the Women.” Given […]
DreamHack Open kicks the Fortnite $250,000 event in July with five more events after that expected in 2020 The event will be split into three competitive regions, and specifically NA West, NA East, and Europe All players participating must be at least 13 years of age and have a two-factor authentication DreamHack and Epic Games […]
ESPN Esports is hosting the Valorant Invitational today, April 20, inviting professional players from seven different games to compare skills in Riot Games’ new shooter. Eight Valorant Teams Join ESPN Esports Invitational ESPN Esports has become the latest organization to decide and host a Valorant tournament. The three-day Valorant Invitational will start today, April 20, […]
The Nevada Gaming Control Board has expanded the list of events esports fans can bet on. You can now wager on League of Legends, Overwatch and Call of Duty League competitions. Nevada Adds New Esports Events to Make up for Sports Drought The Nevada Gaming Control Board has given the go-ahead to esports betting in […]
Code Green is the third VALORANT tournament to take place this week after 100 Thieves and T1 ran with their own tourneys on Tuesday and Thursday. The event features $20,000 in prize purse which will be allocated to various COVID-19 relief charities. VALORANT Code Green Tournament Features 16 Teams Today, BoomTV and CashApp will host […]
Virtual sports are getting a lot of attention in the betting community at the moment. Simulation sports are not the same as esports. Leading online sportsbooks are now offering simulation sports betting. As a result of the coronavirus canceling almost every sporting event on the planet, top online bookmakers have come up with a new […]