Thousands of gamblers eager to participate into Dota 2 series of events. Hundreds of popular player teams have their fans and supporters. It took some time for Dota 2 to reach the highest levels of gambling popularity and cause the most desperate competitions among teams. And now this game has reached its aim and became #1 esports entertainment. The tournaments are hold locally and internationally. Gambling websites and bookmakers allow Dota 2 fans and gamblers wager on different events, including the most popular international tournaments.
Dota 2 popularity is predetermined by pool size and level of the tournament. As a rule, international tournaments accumulate more teams and possibilities for gambling than local teams.
To make bets on Dota 2 game, an esports gambler needs to understand not only betting principles, but also some game basics. It is also useful to understand differences between tournaments and select the best event for you.
Dota 2 is a legendary Warcraft III maps which has been released as a separated game. Dota 2 has spawned some other popular games and became the most prominent and successful MOBA games and. Rising of game popularity has brought Dota 2 to esports, and now it is the game that is chosen by millions to play and make bets on.
The quantity of Dota 2 players is approximately 1mln, and it continues to grow. It gives premises that in the nearest time number of Dota players will increase even more, and the competition will become even more acute. It follows thence, esports betting for Dota tournaments also rises.
Rewards to the participants of the tournaments are astonishing. Previous year (2015) pool of the International tournament was over 6.5 million. Prize money of betting competitions continues to rise as well.
How to Bet in Dota 2 game
If you regularly watch Dota 2 events, you definitely have your own favorites and leaders-to-be. But to make profit from watching tournaments, understand how Dota 2 betting system works.
Dota 2 types of bets include the following possible ones.
Match Winner Dota 2 Bets
You place this stake when you are sure that a certain team succeeds. This bet is met in all types of sports and electronic sports activities.
Handicap Betting Dota 2 Bets
One team receives additional points before the match begins. Chances of two teams are equalized, one of which is stronger than another. This type of bets increases gambler’s odds, contributing to the increased income. This bet is used in all kinds of sports betting, and esports has taken it as the most promising and challenging betting method.
Double Chance Dota 2 Bets
When a gambler meets outcomes of matches which hardly can occur, he wagers on two other outcomes, doubling up the chances. For example, a draw and winning of a team (a draw is a rare outcomes in e-sports, and in Dota game as well).
The most challenging, though the most paying bet both in traditional sports and e-sports. This bet requires placing money on the score. It is placed on several events in a row. This bet can be named one of the accumulator bets.
Map X Winner
Dota 2 competitions include several rounds. One team should play both on Radiant and Dire sides. Placing Map X Winner bet, a gambler chooses on which of the sides a certain team wins. For example, Team A wins on Radiant side, but loses match when plays for Dire.
One Map Winner
This bet in placed on series of events. In Dota 2 it is any match where two teams play against each other. This bet states, that a player should place a bet one the event when a team wins at least once in the sequence of events. This bet pays more when a gambler chooses outsider team, but it wins at least ones, though with leading teams this bet is not quite profitable.
International competitions and other big series of events have various types of Dota 2 bets. Dota 2 tournaments sometimes offer such bets as First Blood, number of kills on each side, or the team which kills Roshan.
Dota 2 Events
Unlike many other esports events, Dota 2 events are not scheduled, although there are some basic rules that regulate timing of the tournaments. For example, Dota 2 premier tournaments are regularly scheduled at the same period each year. This series lasts only several days, and to join these tours, you need to check dates of the this league regularly.
The biggest international tournaments are scheduled regularly.
To check dates of the nearest scheduled tournaments please refer special gambling websites.
If you want to join local tournaments, you should refer websites which provide information on smaller tours. Special forums and communities share information on the current tours.