With the rapid growth and increase in popularity of eSports, New Zealand bet makers are more likely than ever to place bets on professional video game playing. eSports has seen more growth in the last few years than any other sport, which seems to suggest that the future of the sports industry is set to change in some very interesting ways.
The younger generation is less interested in classic sports, and more interested in eSport, it’s as simple as that, and if the trend continues the future will be one where Dota 2 might just occupy prime time television slots.
In terms of placing eSports bets, the growth in the bet making industry has been exponential. The vast majority of online bookmakers now offer options for eSports bets. These bookmaker websites can be quickly and easily accessed via mobile phone, laptop, home computer, or any internet capable device that has a browser. Once an account has been created a bet maker can place bets on any eSports event occurring around the world. Note that many online bookmakers also offer live streaming services of eSports events as they happen.
Popular eSports Games
The most popular eSport by far is Dota 2. Dota 2 is a MOBA, or multiplayer online battle arena game, which involves players controlling characters in a strategic online contest. Dota 2 draws more eSports bets than any other game, up to the tens of millions per year worldwide. If the current rise in betting continues, bets made on Dota 2 and other eSports will increase to the tens of billions by 2020. This will make eSports a leader in the betting industry, which will be a major shockwave to how sport betting has been handled or many decades
Other popular eSports games include CS:GO, or Counter Strike Global Offensive. Counter Strike Global Offensive is a first person shooter game that has teams facing off in fast paced virtual gun battles. The game is infamous for creating much excitement and controversy in fans and players alike, with it being a common sight for CS:GO players to loudly vocalise their emotions. The game is a widely played game around the world, and is fast becoming one of the most popular eSports. Betting on CS:GO is also very common. eSports Bets for CS:GO are also available at the majority of online bookmakers.
Creating An Online Bookmaker Account
Before being able to place any eSports bets online, an account must be made at the bookmaker in question. This is a quick and easy process that can be done in just a few moments of time. The new member will be asked to provide a few details after which the account will become instantly active. Details required include a name, email address, telephone number, and bank details. Be sure to provide correct information, or problems may arise later.
Starting funds will have to be deposited into the account before eSports bets may be placed. Money deposited into a bookmaker account should reflect instantly, and be ready to be used without any waiting period.