Betway was founded in 2006 and have since then been a major European bookmaker in regards of sports betting and poker. In 2015 they entered the eSports betting scene with great enthusiasm which you will notice when you see how many events they offer odds on. The games represented so far are Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Dota 2, Starcraft 2, League of Legends, Call of Duty and World of Tanks. They also stand out from most eSports bookmakers with odds on some Heroes of the Storm events.
Bonus: £30 free bet.
Rating: 4.7/5 (Security: 5.0, Odds attractiveness: 4.0, eSports availability: 5.0)
License: Malta & Great Britain
Offers betting on: Starcraft II (SC2) | Dota 2 | Call of Duty (CoD) | Heroes of the Storm (HotS) | World of Tanks (WoT) | Hearthstone (HS) | Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS GO) | League of Legends (LoL) | Overwatch (OW)
Bet365 is a very large and trusted bookmaker from Great Britain. They have over 14 million customers and over 200 employees. The company has been around since 1974 and has offered online betting since 2001. They have put a lot of effort into the European live-betting market. Recently they started to offer betting on eSport events on games like Dota 2, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO), Starcraft 2, League of Legends (LoL), Heroes of the Storm (HotS) and Call of Duty (CoD).
Bonus: 100% up to £200.
Rating: 4.52/5 (Security: 5.0, Odds attractiveness: 4.2, eSports availability: 4.2)
License: Great Britain & Gibraltar
Pinnacle Sports is one of the world’s largest sportsbooks and was founded back in 1998. They are most known for taking huge bets on their regular sports but when Global Starcraft League started in 2010 they began to offer odds on eSport matches! So far they have offered odds on Starcraft2, Dota 2, League of Legends, Heroes of the Storm, Counter-Strike etc. PinnacleSports usually offers the most attractive odds (with the lowest bookmaker margins) compared to the other bookies.
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Rating: 4.49/5 (Security: 5.0, Odds attractiveness: 4.3, eSports availability: 4.0)
License: Malta & Curacao
188Bet have been online since 2006 and have made a big name for themselves lately by sponsoring Barclays Premier League. They are also well-known for accepting large wagers. Their specialty have been live-betting so far but in 2014 they also started to see the potential and demand for eSports betting. They offer markets on several different eSports like CS:GO, Dota 2, Starcraft 2, League of Legends, Heroes of the Storm and Hearthstone.
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Rating: 4.4/5 (Security: 5.0, Odds attractiveness: 4.0, eSports availability: 4.0)
License: Isle of Man
Betsafe is an international bookmaker which is a part of the Betsson group. With their experience of online betting, poker and casino games they have now taken up the battle against the other large bookmakers to offer the best betting selection of eSport events. Currently they focus mostly on Dota 2 and Counter-Strike but they also offer odds on other games. The odds at Betsafe are a bit better than the market standard but still far from the best (although there is only one bookmaker that seems to be able to offer odds at such low margins).
Bonus: 100% bonus up to €100.
Rating: 4.4/5 (Security: 5.0, Odds attractiveness: 3.5, eSports availability: 4.5)
William hill is one of the oldest and also one of the largest UK bookmakers. It was founded in 1934 when gambling was illegal in Britain. In 2015 they opened their eyes for the rapidly growing betting market for eSports and they now offer betting on the largest eSports like Dota 2, League of Legends, Starcraft II and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.
Bonus: 2 x £10 free bets.
Rating: 4.25/5 (Security: 5.0, Odds attractiveness: 3.5, eSports availability: 4.0)
License: UK, Spain, Italy ,Nevada, Delaware
Unibet is an international sportsbook, originally founded in Sweden in 1997. They have become one of the largest bookmakers / gambling companies in Europe, focusing on European sports. In 2014 they found their way into the growing eSport market and started to offer odds on eSports like Starcraft, Dota, League of Legends and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. They offered live-betting on eSports for a while but unfortunately they have put that service on hold for a while.
Bonus: 200% up to €100.
Rating: 4.1/5 (Security: 5.0, Odds attractiveness: 3.5, eSports availability: 3.5)
10Bet is a new addition to the regular bookmakers who have taken up the battle over eSports. With odds on Counter-strike, Dota, Starcraft, League of Legends and Fifa they make a great addition to the available bookmakers. 10Bet was founded in 2003 so they have been in the game for a long time. In addition to this they offer a 5 euro bonus to all players who sign up an account through this site (no deposit needed). If you would like to deposit after trying your luck with that money you will still get a 50% deposit bonus up to €200. To claim your bonus you will need to chat with or email them after you have signed up.
Bonus: 50% up to €200.
Rating: 4.08/5 (Security: 4.2, Odds attractiveness: 3.8, eSports availability: 4.2)