Pinnacle Educational Feb 3, 2023
Esports Hub Patch Updates
Pinnacle is always working on improving your experience when using our Esports Hub. The way you place your bet, how you find your favourite betting markets, and whether you have a smooth user experience are always at the forefront when we update our website.
Kristian Medina Educational Dec 6, 2022
Esports terminology and glossary
Esports is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world and has brought with it a range of new terms. In this glossary, we cover some of the most common terms used in esports, identify the different game genres in esports, and list some of the most popular esports titles.
Pinnacle Educational Dec 3, 2022
What is implied probability?
By understanding the implied probability of esports odds, bettors are in a healthier position to make a profit. This article explains how to convert both Decimal and American esports odds to their implied probability.
Pinnacle Educational Dec 2, 2022
How to calculate expected value
The Expected Value of a bet shows us how much we can expect to win (on average) per bet, and as such is the most valuable calculation a bettor can make when comparing bookmakers' odds. How can you calculate Expected Value in esports betting in order to predict your winnings? Read on to find out.
Kristian Medina Educational Mar 17, 2022
The ultimate guide to betting on Arena of Valor
With a global player base, Arena of Valor (AOV) is a 5v5, mobile-based, MOBA esports title. In this guide we cover the basics of betting on Arena of Valor, the popularity of AOV esports and more.
Kristian Medina Educational Nov 19, 2021
First-Person Shooter terminology
First-Person Shooter (FPS) is a video game genre that refers to shooter games played from the first-person perspective. Three of the most popular FPS titles include Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, VALORANT, and Rainbow Six: Siege. In this glossary of terms for FPS games, we outline some of the most popular terms used.
Thorin Educational Jan 29, 2021
Building the Narrative: Esports and the Super Bowl
In his latest column for Pinnacle Esports, Duncan “Thorin” Shields tells us how the biggest events in Esports and the NFL's Super Bowl use similar devices to build a compelling narrative.
Mathieu Quiquerez Educational Aug 7, 2020
The impact of fatigue on performance
Fatigue is a very prominent issue in CS:GO at the moment, with a number of top players recently taking prolonged breaks from competition. In his latest column, former professional player Mathieu “Maniac” Quiquerez lends his insight into how fatigue can affect a player’s performance.
Kristian Medina Educational Jul 6, 2020
What is Handicap betting in esports?
There a number of markets to bet on in esports, in this article we cover Handicap betting and explain how a handicap bet works in esports.
Pinnacle Educational Jun 24, 2020
How the Swiss-System works in esports
For those of you that are avid watchers of CS:GO Majors, you may notice that the opening two sections host a format not seen at many other tournaments, the Swiss-system. We’ll look at how it came to be, and where it originated from, before injecting itself into esport tournaments across the world.