Is eSport Betting on the Rise?

The rise of eSports is something that can no longer be ignored with games such as League of Legends taking the world by storm over the past few years.  Having 27 million daily players and millions tuning in to watch the World Championship via online streams and packing out a 40,000 seater stadium in South Korea it’s easy to see they are becoming more popular.

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As of now, not many website offer betting on tournaments or specific matches, however some betting sites are not wanting to miss out on what could be a huge business opportunity and are already getting involved.

So if you’re looking for the best site to place a bet,  take a look below:

Pinnacle Sports have an area of their  website dedicated specifically to eSports betting. The section has the latest odds, news articles about upcoming events and a betting help section to give users the help they need  if there are new to eSports and eSport betting.

The website has been taking bets on eSports since 2011 and it has now become the eighth most popular sport on their website to gamble on.  It doesn’t come close to football betting at the moment,  however with 350.000 bets made this year the site now had employees dedicated only to eSports.

So now that you’ve found your chosen betting site you may need a little more advice.  Well then look no further and head over to, a website that offers betting strategies for not only League of Legends, but also Starcraft 2 and Dota 2, two other very popular online games.

So now you’ve read through your strategies for your chosen eSport, you have your calendar ready with all the latest tournaments, the next logical thing for you do would be start betting.


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