If you compare today’s computer games with the games of 20 years ago, it’s just heaven and earth. Today no one is addicted to the usual offline game, everyone plays online with real opponents.
Without a trace, an entire generation grew up on computer games, which led to the widespread development of esports. Its popularity grew so fast that bookmakers could not leave it without attention. Even large bookmakers accepted bets on esports based on sport forecasts, there appeared bookmakers specializing only in this sport.
Brief History of Esports
The first esports tournaments began in 1995 and at the time the prizes were non-monetary. With the lapse of time, many major countries have recognized esports as an official sport, with Russia being the first to do so (although the decision was later reconsidered). Every year, the number of esports tournaments, the number of teams and the amount of prize money increases.
Previously, teams could only receive an invitation to a major tournament, but now it is necessary to pass the qualifying stage in their own country, and only then will the team receive the coveted ticket. At the moment, the volume of bets on esports is higher than on volleyball, handball, and tennis, and many experts believe that it could overtake even soccer if every office would accept bets on this sport.
- Main outcome. A bet on the victory of a particular team.
- With a handicap. Bets on wins and losses of teams with a certain handicap are accepted. Betting on handicaps