eSports Guides & Articles

Not sure what eSports are and want to find out more. Choose from our selection of guides articles to get an insight in to the world of eSports and eSports betting online. It's a big area so we pin down the key areas and points all newcomers and experienced players need to know from “what are e-sports?” to “how do I place an e-sports bet?""

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  • How much can I win betting on eSports?

    Many people will say that you can’t beat the bookies. Gambling is a mugs game. However to say that you can’t beat the bookies is not always true.
    As a…

  • How do I make an eSports bet?

    Placing an e-sports bet is simple. There are a variety of online bookies available for you to choose from and you can check out our review of the best…

  • Your complete eSports betting guide

    In our individual eSport game guides we looked at some of the important aspects of betting on each of the individual games.
    This included things like:

    Tournament and match formats –…

  • How to calculate eSports betting odds and make them work for you

    When betting on e-sports it is important that you understand what we mean by the term “odds” and how they work.
    The reason why is obvious; they help tell you…

  • Who are the best eSports betting sites?

    E-Sports is an exciting and fast growing spectator sport, it is also great fun to place a bet on.
    Whether you are an e-sport enthusiast that just wants to add…

  • What types of games does eSports include?

    As the term e-sports covers all forms of competitive gaming online, it technically encompasses pretty much all video games with multiplayer capabilities.
    However, there are some specific genres of games…

  • What are esports?

    Let us first give you our definition for ‘What are eSports?‘ eSports is the term we use to cover all forms of competitive gaming.
    Throughout it’s history, video games have…

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Many of us are avid eSports enthusiasts who play the game and watch the matches and tournaments regularly. Some of us are even experienced gamblers who place bets on traditional sports and online casinos.

However many of us do not fit into either of those categories. We may be only casual watches and players of e-sport games, or not at all. We also may never have made a bet in our lives. This can make taking the step into eSports betting a somewhat worrying one.

However, it doesn’t have to be! Our beginner’s guide to esports betting is a great first step onto the road of making competitive game bets to add to our enjoyment of these fantastic e-sports and to potentially make an exciting win or two.

To help get you started we cover all of the really important topics. These include:

What Are E-Sports?

This tells you all about competitive gaming. It gives you an overview of the history, the games as well as its growth as both a spectator sport and as a betting market.

This is a great starting point that will help prime you for the rest of the beginner’s guide and is particularly useful for you if you don’t know too much about eSports yet and are unsure about it as a betting market.

What Types of Games Does E-Sports Include?

Here you’ll find out about all the different genres of games that are commonly played in e-sports tournaments, as well as the specific games that are popular in each of these genres.

This is a great place to get an overview of these games, how they are played and how they are won, before you go looking for more detailed information in our individual game guides.

Who Are The Best E-Sports Bookmakers?

In this article you’ll learn about the bookmakers that offer eSports betting. It gives you a great overall look at what to look for when choosing the best eSports bookmaker for yourself, and gives some guidance on which bookmakers are best in each of the areas we look at.

This will help you to choose a bookmaker to use for your eSports betting, which you can really expand on by looking at our individual online e-sports bookmaker reviews.

What Are E-Sports Betting Odds?

This will teach you all about e-sport betting odds. Here you’ll find out about how odds reflect the probability of a bet winning, the difference between fractional and decimal odds, and how to calculate your winnings on a bet.
This is particularly helpful to those eSports enthusiasts who have never bet before, or have done so very little. It really helps you to grasp the importance of a value bet which is necessary to understand if you want to gamble successfully.

E-Sports Betting Guide

This article will look more specifically at the factors to consider when betting on eSports specifically. There are a number of things to watch out for and avoid when betting on competitive gaming which you’ll find out about here. You’ll also learn about the different types of bets available to you when betting on eSports and which are generally a better way to win.

This section is great for anyone interested in eSports betting, whether you come from a gaming or from a betting background. It will help you to be more successful with your bets by helping you avoid a lot of the pitfalls that many eSports gamblers fall into.

How Do I Make an E-Sports Bet?

Here you’ll get to learn about the actual step by step process involved with making a bet on an eSports tournament. We’ll look at everything from initially registering and making a deposit, through to placing an actual bet.
If you’ve never registered with an online bookmaker before and made a bet then you can be certain that this guide is an absolute must read. It’ll let you get started with absolute confidence, no matter what your experience levels are.

How Do I Become a Successful Bettor?

This final article in the beginners guide will look more into betting on live sports generally and give you some good clear guidance on how to be more successful, covering topics like the importance of value, doing your research, making a staking plan and avoiding chasing and going for big scores.

This will be most useful to those of us who want to bet on eSports with the goal of actual making some winnings out of it. These tips do not guarantee that you will suddenly be making money hand over fist in your e-sports betting, but they will certainly help guide you in the right direction.

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