People have been betting on certain events since ancient times. Even the ancient Greeks made bets on the results of athletes’ performances during the Olympic Games. Nowadays, no one is surprised by the fact that many sports fans bet on the victory of their favorites in bookmakers. But there are new types of directions for betting. Just look at the offers of bookmakers, who are increasingly willing to deal with the section related to e-sports – there are more and more games, more and more interesting promotions and bonus bets on cybersports. In particular, the bookmaker company has been accepting bets on cybersport events for more than 5 years. In this text, we would like to focus on and talk in more detail about which cybersports disciplines are most popular among gamblers.

Dota 2

First of all, we’ll look at one of the most popular games – Dota 2. This is one of the games of the genre of the gameMOVA (multiplayeronlinebattlearena), released by the company Valve. Dota 2 – is a modification of the popular series DefenseoftheAncients for the game WarcraftIII.In fact, Dota 2 is a multiplayer game in which two teams of five players opposed to each other.Each player must choose their hero to be able to enter the confrontation on the side of one of the rival teams: light Radiant and dark Dire. The goal of each team is to destroy the main building of the enemy’s fortress.

Dota 2 is one of the most popular eSports games in the world. In 2021 the Dota 2 World Championship was an extremely important event and the prize pool exceeded $40 million.

League of Legends

League of Legends is one of the best eSports games to bet on. It also belongs to the MOBA type of games. It was created in the USA by RiotGames in 2009.

The game is a confrontation between two teams of five players each, who can choose a character from almost a hundred heroes. The main goal of the game is to destroy your opponent’s fortress while defending your own. Despite the fact that the rules of the game seem to be rather simple, it is really exciting to watch the gaming process. That’s what makes League of Legends the most watched game of all the eSports disciplines in the world. Every year there are big LoL competitions watched by more than 200 million fans from all over the world.

Counter-Strike: GlobalOffensive

One of the most popular eSports games to bet on is CounterStrike. This is probably the most popular first-person shooter game that every fan of computer games has played at least once in his or her life. In the game we can observe the confrontation between two teams. The first one is a terrorist group that is trying to plant a bomb and make an explosion. The second team is a group of special forces and tries to foil the terrorists’ plans. At the beginning of each round, players receive money with which they can buy weapons for their tasks. Dozens of major tournaments are held annually, the most famous of which collect prize money from several hundred thousand to several million dollars.

Listed cybersports disciplines are classics in the field of computer games. However, every year new e-sports appear, each of which claims to gain popularity.