eSports has grown exponentially in the last few years in South Africa. South Africans teams and players have made their mark on the global eSports arena and continue to make inroads, so it is not surprising that Esports fans in Mzansi are getting involved by making predictions on upcoming tournaments.
Some of the biggest teams in South Africa include Bravado gaming, Aperture and Goliath gaming, and the teams are all competing on the international gaming stage. The viewership of the tournaments has a hit an all-time high in 2021 when Singapore hosted the Garena Free Fire tournament which became the most-watched eSports tournament with 5.4 million viewers at peak.
The earnings involved for the players in competitive gaming are huge with the earnings for players of DOTA 2 being close to $50 million in 83 tournaments for 2021. The highest-paid player in 2021 was Johan Sundstein also known as NOtail who earned a whopping $7 000 0000 for the year.
Betting companies around South Africa started offering odds on eSports a few years ago on tournaments taking place around the world. They offer online betting South Africa on all the latest and biggest games like DOTA 2, League of Legends, Call of Duty, GS:CO, Dreamhack DOTA2 and D4 to name just a few contests that are currently taking place.
Deciding which betting partner to go with might seem like a daunting task, not every company is the same and companies have different odds. That’s why 24/7 bet is the place to visit to help make an informed decision before placing a bet on eSports tournaments. 24/7bets has in-depth reviews of all the legal betting sites available in South Africa; these include some of the well-known sites such as Betway and Hollywood Bets.
Each of the reviews includes a write up of the company, what odds are available at the company and what promotions are being run by the company. The reviews also discuss what payment methods can be used and whether they have a mobile app for gaming on the go. The team at 24/7 gives a final verdict at the end of each betting company review.
There is also vital information for new players that are starting out such as understanding odds as well as an odds calculator that is helpful for determining what the potential returns on bets can be. It is good practice to understand the game that you want to bet on first before placing a bet.
Keep betting fun and understand the risks involved.