Betway have launched their very own Betway eSports betting section in South Africa, adding to their already extensive sports offering. We’re going to have a closer look at some of the eSports betting available at Betway as well as how punters can get involved. If you’d like to know more about the brand then we suggest a read through our Betway review for more details.
Betway Esports Betting
Betway offer a fully comprehensive eSports betting experience for new and experienced punters alike. Currently you can bet on the following eSports with Betway.
- LOL (League of Legends)
- DOTA 2 (Defense of the ancients)
- Counter-Strike (CSGO)
- Rocket League
- Various other eSports events
eSports Betting Markets
Betway offer betting on Match Result, Correct Score, Handicap Betting, Total Maps and more. There’s also several outright markets where you could win big by predicting the winner of a tournament before it starts.
The odds on offer are competitive and Betway aren’t shy to take big bets on these markets either. There’s something for everyone at Betway and we’re sure gamers will find the perfect betting markets for their needs. More good news for punters is that cash out is available on several Betway eSports markets, a feature that allows you to cash out your bet early, before the game is over.
Betway eSports Bonus
Betway currently offer a R10 Free Bet on registration as well as a 125% Deposit Match bonus for new customers. If you open an account with Betway and claim the bonus you’ll only need to wager the bonus funds 1x at odds of 1.8 or more, which shouldn’t be a problem as there are more than enough markets that meet the odds requirements. Once you’ve wagered the bonus you’ll be able to withdraw your winnings as cold hard cash. Click here to visit the Betway registration page.
What are eSports?
CNN explain below what eSports are, click here to read the full article, which goes into more detail about the growing popularity of eSports.
Betway offer extensive betting on all major eSports tournaments worldwide. eSports describes the world of competitive, organized video gaming. Competitors from different leagues or teams face off in the same games that are popular with at-home gamers: Fortnite, League of Legends, Counter-Strike, Call of Duty, Overwatch and Madden NFL, to name a few.These gamers are watched and followed by millions of fans all over the world, who attend live events or tune in on TV or online. Streaming services like Twitch allow viewers to watch as their favorite gamers play in real time, and this is typically where popular gamers build up their fandoms.
Betway eSports Sponsorships
Betway currently sponsor several eSports teams and you’ll likely have seen a Betway logo on a stream or on the players shirts as the primary sponsor. Below are a few teams that are currently competing with Betway as the headline sponsor.
Betway has agreed a landmark deal to become a founding sponsor of Brazilian esports brand MIBR. Betway, who already sponsor Ninjas in Pyjamas and are founding members of the Esports Integrity Coalition (ESC), are market leaders in the esports betting space.
MIBR, newly acquired by global esports organisation Immortals, have secured a number of deals and the team will relocate to Los Angeles to train and practice at the Immortals campus.
Ninjas in Pyjamas
Betway was the first major bookmaker to launch a dedicated eSports portal back in 2015. Our record sponsorship deal with Ninjas in Pyjamas, one of the most renowned professional Counter-Strike teams in the world, gives fans the opportunity to get closer to the players than ever before.
After several years of success in Counter Strike: Global Offensive Betway has expanded its esports partnerships by signing up DOTA 2 legends Invictus Gaming.
Find our more about the various Betway sponsorships on the official Betway Group site.