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Pinnacle Strategy Mar 24, 2020
The difference between LAN and Online esports
When betting on esports it is important to take into account whether the tournament is a LAN event or online. Many factors can enhance a player’s performance - or have a negative impact - and understanding why a player played better or worse in a match can be beneficial when betting on events in the future. Read on to find out more.
Pinnacle Strategy Mar 16, 2020
How to use an esports in-play betting strategy
While the simplicity of pre-game esports betting markets make them ideally suited to novice bettors, in-play betting is becoming increasingly popular with more advanced bettors. Want to know how in-play esports betting works and how it can help you make a profit? Read on to learn how.
The complete history of Dota 2
If you’re betting on Dota 2, knowledge of the game and the teams or players competing is a basic requirement. While learning more about the history of the game itself won’t necessarily inform your betting now, it’s still an interesting subject for esports bettors. Read on for a brief history of Dota 2.
Benjamin Cronin Educational Jun 8, 2019
The difference between betting on Esports vs. traditional sports
The popularity of esports has soared in recent years and the influx of new fans has brought with it a new wave of bettors. Although the basics of betting are the same no matter what you bet on, there are some major differences between betting on esports and more “traditional” sports. Read on to learn more.
Pinnacle Educational May 30, 2019
Interview with a Pinnacle Esports Trader
With the demand for esports betting sky-rocketing, we got one of our Live esports traders, Michael Prim, to give us an interview. Why is live betting so popular with esports bettors? What game state changes are the most critical? When do bettors overreact to a situation? Read on to find out.
Pinnacle Educational Aug 1, 2018
What eSports game best suits you?
There are a whole variety of different eSports games around at the moment and those new to the world of eSports will probably be spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing which games to play or watch. Want to know what eSport best suits you? Read on to find out.
How to use Kelly Criterion for esports betting
Bettors should always look for a mathematical edge rather than rely on their impulses. Learning how to use the Kelly Criterion, for example, is a great way for bettors to determine how much they should stake. Read on to find out.
Pinnacle Starcraft Broodwar Jun 5, 2018
A beginner's guide to StarCraft: Brood War
The remastered version of StarCraft: Brood War (SC) bred new life into the game and 2017 saw the highest amount of prize money distributed since 2011. With the game having a resurgence, the betting market is thriving. Read on for an in-depth guide to StarCraft: Brood War betting guide.
Is CS:GO becoming more T sided?
Playing on the counter-terrorist side in CS:GO has always been seen as an advantage. Multiple updates have changed CS:GO extensively, leading many to believe CS:GO is becoming more terrorist sided. Is this actually the case? Why is it important for bettors to analyse the T side bias in CS:GO? Read on to find out.
May's eSports Player of the Month
Pinnacle’s Player of the Month for May is Jake ‘Stewie2k’ Yip. Despite winning the Boston Major with Cloud9, he decided to take a leap of faith and join the Brazilian side of SK Gaming in March 2018. What makes Stewie2k one of the most exciting players in CS:GO? Read on to find out.
Pinnacle Starcraft 2 Apr 17, 2018
March's eSports Player of the Month
Pinnacle’s Player of the Month for March is Sasha ‘Scarlett’ Hostyn. By winning the IEM PyeongChang tournament sponsored by International Olympic Committee in February, she became the first female in eSports to win an international event. Why is Scarlett a role model for women across the globe? Read on to find out more.
Pinnacle League of Legends Mar 19, 2018
February’s eSports Player of the Month: Faker
Pinnacle’s Player of the Month for February is Lee ‘Faker’ Sang-Hyeok. He was crowned eSports player of the year for 2017 but has begun 2018 disappointingly, having his worst ever start to a season in the LCK. What is so special about Faker? Read on to find out more.
January’s eSports Player of the Month: coldzera
The first person to win Pinnacle’s eSports Player of the Month title was an obvious choice. Marcelo ‘coldzera’ David is well on his way to becoming the best CS:GO player there has ever been. How does coldzera compare to other CS:GO players and why is he so good? Read on to find out.
Pinnacle Overwatch Jan 24, 2018
A beginner's guide to Overwatch betting
Although it was only released in May 2016, Overwatch has quickly become one of the most popular eSports games to both play and bet on. Understanding how the game works will help bettors find an edge over the bookmaker when it comes to Overwatch betting. Read on to learn how to bet on Overwatch.