As esports betting is a rapidly growing market it was only a matter of time until some of the big players in the world of online betting discovered this very fast growing niche. We are very happy to announce that one of the biggest online betting sites has entered the market: Bet365. For those of you who do not know the brand: The bookmaker Bet365 is located in England and was founded in 1974. The company is offering online betting since 2001. As per Spring 2017 more than 22,000,000 players are using the service of the betting site. Since January 2014, Bet365 has lines and odds for esports like League of Legends, Dota 2 and Starcraft 2. Counter-Strike (CS:GO) and Call of Duty (COD) have been added to the selection in 2015 and Smite was added in spring 2016. Recently more and more eSports games are added to the markets on the bookmaker’s website.
eSports markets at Bet365
- League of Legends
- Dota 2
- Starcraft 2
- Counter Strike CS:GO
- Heroes of the Storm
- EA Fifa Soccer
- Overwatch | Call of Duty (COD) | Vainglory | WoW
We have contacted Bet365 in early 2014 to find out more about the plans of the online betting site regarding eSports and got the information that eSports betting will form now on be offered on a permanent basis. Since then we are in constant contact with the sportsbook in order to provide you with first hand news and to keep this review up to date at any time. At the moment the bookmaker is offering odds for the League of Legends LCS Season 7 | 2017 Summer Split + other LoL leagues, a lot of CS:GO tournaments and leagues and last but not least the main Dota 2 and SC2 events. And yes of course: all the major events like the League of Legends World Championship 2017, the 2017 LoL Rift Rivals or the TI7 (The International 2017) of Dota 2 are also featured. Since the introduction of the eSports market the featured leagues and tournaments are increasing constantly. With the start of the 2017 season, Bet365 has made a big step by introducing the biggest special bets market for the League of Legends LCS.
How to find eSports lines on the Bet365 website
As Bet365 is offering a tremendous amount of different sports and specials the website seems to be a little confusing when you first visit it. For the past 2 years the eSports Section was unfortunately very well hidden in the betting Menu on the left side of the Website but was recently moved to a better location in the main betting menu:
Update (06/2015): eSports market has been moved to main menu:
To find eSports odds click:
(in the sportsbook menu on the left side)
-> E-Sports -> and then choose the desired Game and tournament / League
This screenshot here may help you finding the offered eSports odds at Bet365.
Bet365 was regulated and licensed by the Gambling Commission in Great Britain. The license number of the online betting site was: 000875. In 2014 the bookmaker acquired a betting license from Gibraltar. The service on the website bet365.com is now regulated by the Gibraltar Gambling Commissioner (License number: RGL 075).
Video overview of the eSports section at Bet365
At the moment Bet365 is offering the best Bonus Promotions for betting on eSports. New Costumers get a 100% welcome bonus of their first deposit of up to € 100,- or a free bet in your currency. In order to claim the Bonus you have to claim your bonus offer code on the website first. Please check the website in order to find out which or if a promotion applies for your region. You can find more information about claiming your welcome bonus here: Bet365 Bonus info. Moreover Bet365 is offering another bonus for mobile betting and has a great variety of promotions for existing customers as well. In case you have any questions regarding any bonus offer of Bet365 we advise you to contact their customer support which is available 24/7. You can find out more about the Support below. Bonus conditions and offers may vary according to the region you are located in. Compare all eSports betting bonus offers.
As an old established betting site Bet365 is offering a wide variety of depositing options for their customers. Here is a list of which services can be used to make your deposit:
- Debit Card
- Credit Card (Visa & Mastercard)
- Skrill (aka Moneybookers)
- Bank Transfer
- Fast Bank Transfer
Bet365 Support and Contact Info
When it comes to costumer support Bet365 is offering any available options for its players. You can contact the Betting Site 24/7 trough Live Chat, E-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Telephone Support. The free phone number of Bet365 is: +800 12 365 365. Don’t hesitate to contact the support if you have any questions regarding registration, bonus, payment options or any other problem that might occur. The support is always willing to help and very friendly. The Live chat options offered on the Bet365 website is another good service as it gives you instant support directly on the website.
- E-mail (24/7)
- Free Telephone Number (24/7)
- Live Chat on Website (24/7)
- Snail Mail
It is certainly a good sign for the whole eSports betting community that such a huge brand has entered the market. The odds of Bet365 are very competitive and such great bonus and promotions offers cannot be found at any other eSports betting site at the moment. As mentioned above Bet365 is here to stay so we are hoping that the will expand their eSports Sportsbook and maybe make it a little bit more visible on their website. If you are interested in betting on eSports you should definitely visit the website of the bookmaker!