Betting on esports tournaments is growing in popularity in Hungary. Licensed online esport bookmakers and foreign websites offer opportunities for citizens to wager on the outcomes of tournaments and matches. Enthusiasts leverage information about champions and teams to wager on specific players, matches, and the outcome of high-profile tournaments. Although esports in Hungary is relatively new, the landscape is growing.
Bettors are looking for the best possible odds. With esports, three types of odds include decimal, fractional, and American. In decimal odds betting, returns are calculated from multiplying the bet by a decimal number. For instance, betting $10 wins $15 on a 1.50 odds bet. In fractional wagering, a better makes $30 on a $10 ager for 3/1 odds, if he wins.
American odds give the favorite esports team a minus, while the underdog has a plus sign. The number after the plus or minus symbol determines the profit on a $100 wager. Experts in the market, prefer favorable odds to win the highest amount of money. More than 30 percent of Hungarians participate in esports gaming in some form as of 2021. Some of the most popular games are listed below.
Counter Strike is made of two opposing teams, the terrorists and counter-terrorists. During the game, the opposing teams fight against one another in different game modes. Game enthusiasts prefer the mode, which involves counter-terrorists trying to stop terrorists from planting bombs. Counter-terrorists rescue hostages and prevent the terrorists from accomplishing other objectives.
With nine game modes, players experience different characteristics relative to the specific mode in play. Community servers offer variety by including customer game modes and maps for players to expand the playing action.
League of Legends
Also known as LoL or simply the League, League of Legends pits two teams against one another as the players defend a region of the map. Each player controls a “champion” character, which has distinct abilities and styles of play. Champions collect points, purchase items, and earn gold in a quest to beat the other team. In one mode, the team destroys the opponent’s “Nexus” by barreling though to the enemy’s base
As a shooter game, Overwatch players of two teams choose from a roster of “heroes” to decide which characters to play during the game. Teams choose game modes, add characters, and navigate the map for free. Participants enjoy game play in a competitive environment. Teamwork is required to meet objectives within the time limit.