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
Astralis still in the lead with -222 to win Group BTeam Liquid and Evil Geniuses listed as top seed to win Group A and Group C respectivelyThe event gets underway tomorrow, January 31, 2020 in London, with a prize pool of $300,000 One of the most important competitive CS:GO year-round events is about to kick […]
After Team Nigma stomped their way to the top and the 16th team Dota 2 The Leipzig Major was chosen, the event itself is about to kick off. Starting on Saturday, January 18, the Dota 2 DreamLeague Season 13 -The Leipzig Major 2020 group stages will offer plenty of betting opportunities. Date: January 18 – […]
Team Nigma wins against Royal Never Give Up with 3-1 to secure We!Play Bukovel Minor and progress to The Leipzig Major Sportsbooks list Nigma as one of the top six teams to win the event at odds of (+1100) as of January 13, 2020 Team Secret is a historic nemesis to the former Team Liquid […]
LCS Spring Split is fast approaching with Liquid and Cloud9 in the lead TSM and EG have rebuilt their rosters and are looking at the title this season Evil Geniuses have reinvented their roster with several Cloud9 players Mark your calendars because League of Legends LCS is back and North American is definitely where most […]
Leipzig Major invites 16 teams to fight it out in the 2nd major event of the 2019/20 DPC season Team Secret, Vici Gaming and Evil Geniuses tied for the first spot, sportsbooks say Secret will be returning after a break from the competitive scene and play its first major event this season Sportsbooks have published […]
Activision Blizzard is preparing the launch of its new and franchised Call of Duty Global League in 2020. Acitvision Blizzard Renames the CWL Activision Blizzard has announced details regarding the Call of Duty Global League (CGL), which will borrow its model from the Overwatch League (OWL) to create a franchised competitive organization. In 2020, the […]
It appears that 16-year-old Fortnite champion Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf was a victim of “swatting” while live streaming on Twitch. Kyle Giersdorf Was the Victim of a Potentially Dangerous Prank Last month, 16-year-old Kyle Giersdorf won $3 million dollars when he won the Fortnite World Cup. He is in the news again but for a very […]
Walmart has backtracked a previous statement in which it supported President Donald J. Trump statement that violent video games were linked to the number of shootings in the country. Walmart Enacts Brief Policy on Sale of ‘Violent’ Games In the wake of another violent shooting in El Paso in which 22 people died and 24 […]
Photo Credit: Betway Betway signs up with Dota 2 team PSG.LGD This is the latest esports partnership for the betting agency Valve is opposed to gambling in competitive video gaming Betway has tied up a new high-profile esports partnership with PSG.LGD’s Dota 2 team. More financial details are yet to follow. Betway Adds PSG.LGD as […]
Full Sail University to host NBA 2K League’s THE TICKET NBA 2K League offers a chance for a spot in the League qualifiers on July 24 More NBA franchises enter competitive video gaming The NBA 2K League continue to focus on gross development and professional development of its esports offer. NBA 2K League & THE […]
The Roundhill BITKRAFT Esports & Digital Entertainment ETF starts with 25 companies Major publishers, league operators and hardware companies tracked BITKRAFT’s ETF isn’t the first in esports investment Created by former ESL CEO Jens Hilgers, BITKRAFT has partnered up with Roundhill Investments to offer high-value esports stock to buyers through a new NYSE ETF. BITKRAFT […]
The F1 New Balance Esports Series got a new event and the addition of the last competitive hold-out, Scuderia Ferrari. Ferrari Joins the Esports Series The F1 New Balance Esports Series will feature a better developed new season along with a prize pool that will definitely attract racing aficionados turned virtual drivers. $500,000 are up […]