What E-Sports actually is? Let’s look closer and find out how to place a bet on them at Lilibet.
What are E-Sports?
Electronic sports or E-Sports gained massive popularity in the last two decades. For those of you not familiar with them, basically, they are a form of sport competition using video games. Usually, they took the form of organized, multiplayer video game competitions. Participants may be professional players, individuals, or teams. Video games culture exploded in the last years thanks to the increasing availability of online streaming media platforms like YouTube. E-Sports became a significant factor in the video game industry and a lot of game developers actively design and provide funding for tournaments and other events.
Genres in E-Sports
The most popular genres are Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA), Real-Time Strategy (RTS), Card, Battle Royal, Fighting, First-Person Shooter (FPS). Well-known and most significant e-sports are League of Legends, Dota, Counter-Strike, Overwatch, Street Fighter, Super Smash Bros, and many others.
- League of Legends is a multiplayer online battle arena video game. Published in 2009, it is free-to-play and available for Windows and macOS. It is known to be the world’s most popular and largest E-Sport, with lots of players involved and with an international scene composed of 13 competitive teams.
- Dota 2 is a MOBA video game and the most lucrative E-Sports game. It is developed and published by Valve. Dota 2 has a large E-Sports scene, with teams from around the world playing in various professional leagues and tournaments. Series of tournaments called Dota Pro Circuit that award qualification points for earning direct invitations to The International, the game’s premier annual tournament.
- Counter-Strike is a series of multiplayer first-person shooting video games initially released in 1999 for Windows. The game is objective-based with two opposing teams fighting against each other – the Terrorists and the Counter-Terrorists. At the end of each round, players are rewarded with in-game money, based on their performance to buy more powerful weapons in the next game rounds. Counter Strike’s popularity continues to grow as of February 2020 it had 24 million monthly active users.
How to Bet on E-Sports at Lilibet?
To bet on E-Sports at Lilibet is super easy! The first step is to make a registration at Lilibet and navigate to the Sportsbook section. Next, navigate to some of the E-sports tabs and choose an event to bet on. You’re ready to go.
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