First of all, you must understand that betting real money is reserved for adults with a bank account or electronic wallet (see below). If this is not the case for you, you will have to come back later: D
Finally, in order to understand betting properly, the money you bet should not be necessary elsewhere. The money you bet should be considered as lost before you play it, if you win it will only be better. Betting should definitely be seen as entertainment, a way to increase the gambling experience, just like sports betting.
How does a bet work? What are odds?
In this section we will present the basis of any bet in line with the calculation and reading of odds. We will do this in a very similar way to sports betting with the difference that eSport betting sites use the so-called American odds.
What can I bet on in eSport?
This section is more suitable for eSport, so we advise you to read it carefully. Indeed, even if each game allows you to bet on different things (which team wins, but also who will make the first blood, which will destroy the first round or make the first dragon), there are some peculiarities specific to betting on eSport. The section can be found here: how to bet on an eSport game?
Means of payment and fees
Our aim here is not to make a comparison or an exhaustive list of deposit and withdrawal methods, but to inform you about the simplest and most widely used methods in the world of eSport and, above all, to present what is applicable to French bettors.
Introduction to Fantasy Sport
This type of bet, which is very popular in the United States. The idea is to create a virtual sports team made up of real players who will play in the next football, basketball or other competitions. According to the real results of the real players over the year, you will be awarded points and you will win or not win the virtual competitions. For more details, see our section introduction to fantasy sport.
The legality of betting on eSport
We’re not going to beat about the bush, today there is no legislation on eSport. The legislator has not been interested in eSport because it is true that the activity is marginal compared to sports betting or poker. So what is the conclusion? The practice is therefore illegal, because only Arjel approved bets are legal. In practice, you bet abroad, even in European Union countries where it is legal, so you will not be asked for anything. Full explanation: the legality of betting on eSport according to our research.
Go beyond the game, advanced guide
For those of you who not only want to bring a new dimension to video games but also want to win more when you bet, we have prepared an advanced guide. It will give you the keys to building on your gaming knowledge by adopting the right strategy from the start.
The major risk: addiction
It is not because eSport betting activity is not strictly regulated that we should not be concerned about the real problems linked to gambling. We advise you to take a few minutes to read or reread the best practices and advice to stay in control of your game. Note that the risks are exactly the same as those of sports betting and that you can get help in the same way. More details on: how to avoid gambling addiction on eSport betting? by following this link.
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