Let’s face it; not everyone can become a pro-gamer. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have a share of the millions going around in this space. eSports betting presents an opportunity for everyone, including the least talented players, to make money while watching video games. In fact, it is the most underappreciated opportunity right now. There’s only a handful of operators in the video game niche, and people are still quite sceptical. Here’s everything you need to know before placing a wager on eSports.
Find a Reputable Waring Site
The first step towards having a great experience in eSports betting is finding the right operator. First, check out the range of eSport games offered by different operators. The last thing you want is to sign up on a site that does not offer your favourite tournaments and championships.
Another thing consider is the bonus package. Just like traditional betting sites, your operator should, at least, offer a welcome bonus. However, freebies always come with strings attached. So you might want to check out the terms and conditions before taking the plunge.
Operator licenses are important too. Regulated betting sites follow a set of guidelines preventing them from scamming people while unregulated casinos don’t play by any rules.
How to Bet: Different types of markets
Money line: This is the most common type of betting. Players get to choose one side and place their wagers.
Handicap: Here, the operator tries to balance the odds by giving the favourite side a negative handicap while the underdog gets a +ve handicap. To win the positive handicap, your preferred team must win, lose, or draw with less than the handicap figure. The same applies to a negative handicap.
Totals: A bookie will set a specific number for a particular in-game event. For example, Total in Dota 2 and LoL refers to kills and in CS: GO rounds.