eSports is a general term used to describe organized video gaming competitions between teams or players. Since eSports has grown in popularity among players, there has been plenty of games to be offered including World of Tanks, League of Legends, Counter Strike, StarCraft 2, Dota 2, Quake e.t.c. However, it’s not until 2011 when eGaming bets started being offered by different bookies, including the likes of Bet365.
Bet365 is one of UK’s and top online bookmaker around the world that’s licensed by the Gibraltaran government, with all its activities being regulated by the Gibraltar Gambling Commission under RGL number 075. This means that you can now take part in betting on eSports events that are offered at the site including WoT, Overwatch, StarCraft 2, LoL, DOTA2, and CS:Go.
What eSports markets does Bet365 offer?
Unlike other bookies, Bet365 has the reputation of offering the best betting markets available, not only in other sports such as Football, Rugby and Tennis, but also in eSports betting. These markets will vary from one eSports event to another, but the popular markets include the following:
- Match/Event Winner – The team or person to win the event within the specified time of the event
- The outright winner of the tournament – The player to win the given tournament
- Total maps over/under – The number of maps that players will play
- Team to draw first blood – The first team to inflict server damage to the opponent
- Total towers destroyed over/under – The number of towers to be destroyed in the game
- Correct map score – The correct score of a map within the specified time
These are just some of the popular betting markets available at Bet365 when placing your bets and as already mentioned, they vary from one event to another.
Betting on Bet365 eSports events
There’s usually no difference when it comes to eSports betting at Bet365. For starters, you must have a Bet365 account, through which you can place your eSports bets. Once you have the account, you can choose to bet on any of the following two ways:
- Pre-match bet – Just as the name suggests, this is a bet that you place right before the start of an event. Most of the markets enlisted above are accessible through the pre-match bets
- In-play bets – Also known as in-game bets, you can place this bets as the events in the match unfold. This type of betting is especially popular among players who love boosted odds
To place an eSports bet at Bet365, simply visit the site, log in to your account and click on the eSports option, located at the left hand side of your screen as the 9th option. This should reveal all the possible events that you can be from.
Mobile Betting in Your Pocket
Bet365 mobile betting brings you all the best odds and eSports events on your mobile device or tablet and consequently offering you the ultimate in convenience, portability and betting on the move. Place your eSports bet anywhere, anytime and discover the revolutionary new way of placing your bets direct from your portable device, even when you are on the move.
Their application is compatible with both Android & iOS devices and you can easily download and install them by clicking on the mobile page on the site. Your mobile device isn’t Android or iOS powered? Worry not as you can also use the in-browser feature that supports all betting services offered at Bet365, inclusive of eSports betting.
Is it possible to make deposits & withdrawals through the mobile platform?
All the services, including depositing and withdrawing, are readily available through the mobile platform. Choose from over 10 internationally banking options, make your first deposit and start betting on eSports today. Some of the popular payment methods that you can choose from include Skrill, Neteller, MasterCard, and VISA card.
Other payments suitable for European players include PayPal, Paysafecard, Entropay, iDebit and Bank Wire.
Bet365 is safe
In addition to being licensed by the Gibraltaran government and regulated by the Gibraltar Gambling Commission, Bet365 also employs high level encryption technology just to ensure that you have the safest online casino experience. Furthermore, they have stringent rules and regulations that ensure punters bet safely at the site.
Any eSports bonuses at Bet365?
There are no special eSports bonuses but there’s no shortage of bonuses offered at the site. By signing up at the site, you’ll be offered with a €200 welcome bonus that you can easily redeem by meeting the 25× wagering requirement. You can easily use this bonus money to place bets and win real money, which withdraw after meeting the wagering requirement mentioned above.