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eSports Betting Markets

eSports is a huge global betting phenomenon with major eSports tournaments almost every week of the year. According to an article written in Forbes.com by Darren Heitner “By 2020, wagering on esports is expected to reach $29.8 billion, with 15.4 million individuals placing wagers on the outcomes of video game competitions.”

The most popular eSports games to bet on are:

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) – Hidden Path Entertainment and Valve Corporation – First-person shooter (FPS).
Defense of the Ancients 2 (DOTA 2) – Valve Corporation – multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA).
League of Legends (LOL) – Riot Games – MOBA.
Hearthstone (HS) – Blizzard Entertainment – Digital collectible card game.
Overwatch (OW) – Blizzard Entertainment – FPS.
StarCraft 2 (SC2) – Blizzard Entertainment – Real-time strategy (RTS).
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) – PUBG Corporation – Battle royale.
Rainbow 6 (R6) – Red Storm Entertainment – Tactical shooter.

Most major eSports betting sites offer over many betting markets on a single game.

But what do all these betting markets mean? Here’s a simple explanation of the most popular eSports betting markets:

Winner – Often called Match Odds, Match Lines (To Win), Outright or Match Betting is the winner of the tournament. This can be a single player or an entire team, it depends on the nature of the tournament.

Handicap Betting – Over/Under markets. Odds are offered on the result at the end of the tournament with the Home side and/or Away side being handicapped by a number of points. For example Favorite -1.5 Underdog +1.5.

Over/Under – Over and Under on the number of points won, kills made, maps played, and more. Handicap betting also makes an appearance, letting you back a team with a one-map deficit in the series.

Group winner – Winner of a group match in a tournament.

First Blood – Betting on which player gets the first kill of the game.

Map Winner – With each round of games being played on different maps you can bet on a winner in a particular arena.

First Baron or Dragon – Unique to League of Legends. Barons and Dragons are computer-controlled characters in the game, which player will be the first to kill it.

Objective betting – Bet on teams to capture, capture points, all of them at once or none at all.

2020 eSports Tournaments

2020 CS:GO Tournaments

Intel Grand Slam Season 3 Events 2020

2020 IEM Katowice – ESL Pro Tour Masters World Championship – 2020 IEM Katowice Betting : 25 February 2020 to 1 March 2020.
Rio 2020 – ESL One: Rio 2020 Major Championship – ESL One Rio Major Betting : 11 May 2020 to 24 May 2020.
Jönköping 2020 – DreamHack Masters Jönköping 2020 – 2020 DreamHack Masters Jonkoping Betting : 9 June 2020 to 14 June 2020.
Cologne 2020 – ESL One: Cologne 2020 – 2020 ESL One Cologne Betting : 6 July 2020 to 12 July 2020.

CS:GO Major Championships
CS:GO Major Championship Autumn 2020 : 2 November 2020 to 15 November 2020

BLAST Premier Series
CS:GO BLAST Premier Spring Series 2020: Regular Season – 2020 BLAST Premier Spring Series Regular Season Betting: 31 January 2020 to 16 February 2020.
CS:GO BLAST Premier Spring Series 2020: Showdown – 2020 BLAST Premier Spring Series Showdown Betting: ? 2020 to ? 2020.
CS:GO BLAST Premier Spring Series 2020: Finals – 2020 BLAST Premier Spring Series Finals Betting: ? 2020 to ? 2020.

DOTA 2 Tournaments

The International 2020 – T20 – 2020 The International Betting : 18 August 2020 to 23 August 2020.

Dota Pro Circuit
DreamLeague Season 13: The Leipzig Major – 2020 DreamLeague Season 13 Major Betting : 18 January 2020 to 26 January 2020.
ESL One Los Angeles 2020 : 15 March 2020 to 22 March 2020.
EPICENTER Major 2020 – Moscow : 2 May 2020 to 10 May 2020.
ONE Esports Singapore Major 2020 : 20 June 2020 to 28 June 2020.

PUBG Tournaments

PUBG Global Championship 2020.

League of Legends Tournaments

2020 League of Legends World Championship.

Hearthstone Tournaments

2020 Hearthstone Grandmasters Americas – 2020 Hearthstone Grandmasters Americas Betting : August 2020 to October 2020.
2020 Hearthstone Grandmasters Europe – 2020 Hearthstone Grandmasters Europe Betting : August 2020 to October 2020.
2020 Hearthstone Grandmasters Asia-Pacific – 2020 Hearthstone Grandmasters Asia Betting : August 2020 to October 2020.

2020 Hearthstone World Championship – 2020 Hearthstone World Championship Betting held at BlizzCon 2020, Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California, USA from 6 November 2020 to 7 November 2020.

Overwatch Tournaments

StarCraft 2Tournaments

Fortnite Tournaments

Fortnite World Cup – Fortnite World Cup 2020.

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