Counter-Strike betting is betting on Counter-Strike: Global Offensive esports games. Counter-Strike betting works very to traditional sports betting.
It won’t be long until the Esports craze hits North America and the legal US sportsbooks. Maybe already in 2020?
Betting Dota 2 in-game items and skins has been an unregulated practice for a long time. A lot of talk has been going around lately about banning the practice altogether, especially with the recent controversies surrounding betting sites for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.
The answer to this question varies wildly depending on the game and the level of the player, just like traditional sports. One of the best League of Legends players in the world, Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok, is reported to have a salary of $2.
Esports is such a global ecosystem that it’s tough to narrow esports games down to one country. There are a couple of ways of measuring what the most valuable esport in America is.
FPS stands for “first-person shooter” and it is among the most popular genre of video games and the genre’s esports scenes follow this trend. Though FPS esports are currently dwarfed by popular Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) games like League of Legends and Dota 2, they are still firmly the second biggest genre of esports games.
The most popular esport is League of Legends as it is the esport which gains the most viewership and engagement from fans. It’s weekly leagues in North America and Europe, the League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) and the League of Legends European Championships (LEC) boast 120,000 and 95,000 concurrent viewers respectively.
There are two metrics which can be used to determine which game provides the biggest esports scene. The first is the amount of total prize money that is allocated to events.