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Betway eSports brings you thrilling online sports betting action in the UK. Whether you’re looking to bet on a major Football tournament, Dota 2 or take a punt on a local cricket match, Betway gives you the freedom to bet at home or on the go.

With a wide range of eSports, generous bonuses, secure banking and 24-hour customer support, Betway is your number one destination for all your eSports betting needs. When it comes to betting markets, we cover just about all the biggest eSports.

Here is a brief look at what we cover in our eSportsbook, and there is so much more action just waiting for you:

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Counter Strike: Global Offensive

Counter Strike: Global Offensive is the sequel to the world-famous Counter Strike game, which actually stemmed from Halflife 1. This game falls squarely into the category of First Person Shooter. In the game, you have two teams namely the terrorists and the counter-terrorists. The two teams battle each other in game format consisting of five players each.

A CS: GO match is played over a series of round. Each round is won by the team that is able to eliminate the entire opposing team. The round can also be won by planting a bomb, defusing a bomb or if the time runs out. Each round only lasts 2 minutes, so there is a lot of action happening in a very short time. The most popular type of bet in CS: GO is a head to head bet where you simply pick the winning team for the match.

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Dota 2

Considered to be the most successful eSports game, Dota 2 is the sequel or evolution of the custom map Defender of the Ancients from Warcraft 3. The creators of the map were brought back in to create the standalone game that went on to become Dota 2. For anyone wanting to get in on the betting action, Dota 2 is a multiplayer online battle arena game. Here, two teams of five players each compete against each other until one team wins. Each of the five players takes control of hero with specific abilities.

In Dota 2, a team can win by forcing their opponents to concede or as more frequently happens by destroying their throne. Teams can gain an advantage over their opponents by gathering resources to buy items for their heroes. They can also gather experience to make their heroes stronger and less likely to be defeated.

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StarCraft 2

StarCraft 2 as you can tell by the name is the sequel to the original StarCraft game that was released back in 1998. Widely considered to the first major eSports game, StarCraft has gone on to become one of the most popular eSports betting games in the world. The game is classed as a real-time strategy game and usually takes places between two competing players. In the game, players can choose between three different races. These include the Zerg, the Terran and the Protoss.

The two teams then go head to head by training armies, gathering resources and increasing their technology. For online betting purposes, StarCraft 2 offers up a wide range of betting opportunities with a head to head bet being the most popular.

 

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League of Legends

League of Legends or LoL is one of the most popular eSports games on the planet. Like Dota 2, the game is a multiplayer battle area style game played with five players in each of the two opposing teams. Each player in the team takes the role of a summoner who controls a Champion. The Champions start out with very little powers and increase in strength when teams accumulate items, experience and resources specific to their Champion. To win the game, a team must destroy the opposing teams Nexus which is a specific building protected by smaller defensive structures.

League of Legends offers up a huge range of betting options with punters able to bet on specific Champion matchups as well as the final result. There are plenty of LoL tournaments throughout the year, which means that you will always have a good range of betting opportunities.

 Multiplayer Online Games

Overwatch

Overwatch is a mix between a First-Person Shooter game and a classic Multiplayer Online Battle Arena. In this game, two teams of six players go head to head where one team is defending and the other team is attacking. After each round, the teams then swap roles and the attacking team defends and vice versa. Teams can win a specific round/map by completing the specific map objective.

In most cases, this will be in the form of a capture and hold objective. If the defending team prevents the checkpoint from being captured, they win the round. While not as popular as League of Legends or Dota 2, Overwatch is gaining momentum in the eSports community and offers up exciting online betting opportunities. Bettors can place bets on each map or on which team will win the game.

These are just a few of the great eSports markets that you can bet on here at Betway. Some of the biggest eSports tournaments to look forward to include the LoL Worlds Tournament, the Dota 2 International, Starcraft 2 World Game Masters, Overwatch Apex Tournament and the ESL pro League, and you’ll find odds for them all right here.