Author: Michael 'RamZ' Chen
Have you been thinking about starting to bet on eSports but are not sure how it really works? Here you get an introduction to how it works and what games you should invest in.
Betting on esports means betting on organized matches as well as tournaments in computer and console games, and betting works the same way as gambling on other sports. Your job is to simply predict the winner (either a team or an individual player), but there are also other eSports betting markets where you try to predict what will happen in the game.
Below are the available eSports betting games:
- League of Legends
- Rocket League
- Dota 2
Competing in computer games is nothing new. It started by competing in arcade teams and as early as the 1990s, Nintendo World Championship organized a computer games competitions. In the beginning, it was mostly about having fun and testing their skills, but as it became more popular, the amount of money in the sports also increased.
The first professional player ever was Dennis Fong who won a couple of major tournaments in Doom III and Quake in the late 90’s. eSports grew in popularity, and in recent years, the online bookmakers have also opened their eyes, which means that many now offer esports as part of their sportsbook. Nowadays there are currently thousands of players worldwide that make a living through eSports.