Welcome to the world of online eSports betting!
On our website we will show you how to place bets on popular esports events (like League of Legends, Dota 2 or Starcraft 2). In addition to the current odds for the matches of LoL League Games you will learn more about the teams and players of the third season of League of Legends. Since betting on esport events is still very new, at the beginning we want to answer a few of the most frequently asked questions.
Which bookies offer bets on eSports?
Since betting is something new in the world of esports, there are only few bookies yet that offer bets on esport leagues and tournaments. As far as we know Pinnacle, eSportsventure and Datbet offer the opportunity to place bets on professional esports like League of Legends, Starcraft 2 and Dota 2. Digibet used to offer lines on electronic sports but has withdrawn from the sector in Spring 2013. You can take a look at our reviews of the esports bookmakers in our bookies section.
Featured eSports Games
Currently there are 3 major games that online bookies have lines and odds for: League of Legends, Starcraft 2 and Dota 2. Moreover there are some bookmakers who offer betting on leagues and tournaments of Hearthstone, Counter-Strike (CS:GO), World of Tanks and Magic the Gathering. You can find more information on current tournaments and league in our news section or in the corresponding game profile.
What types of bets are offered for League of Legends?
Different types of bets are available for the league matches of Riot Games 3rd League of Legends (LoL) season. Of course you can place a bet on witch team is winning (win bet), a bet who people that have already placed common sporting bets (like football) will be familiar with. In addition you can place bets on different LoL “in game” events: Which team gets “First Blood”, which team manages to defeat Baron Nashor first or will the match have a Pentakill?
Is betting on esports legal?
In this matter betting on esports does not differ from the betting on other sports like football and tennis. Bookies that offer bets on esport events must have a valid gaming license for the country or region they offer bets at. Further information on the gaming license of different bookmakers for esport can usualy be found on the website of the bookie. At the moment the two most professional bookies are Digibet and Pinnacle. Since the legal regulation for betting differ from country to country, please consult the legal regulation of your country or region.
Is there a bonus for bets on e-sports?
Yes – there are bookies, who grant a bonus for placing esports bets (for example, eSportsventure offers a 10% bonus for all new customers on their first deposit). Which bookies have the best bonus can be found in our bookie analysis.