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  • An introduction to eSports betting

    Pinnacle Home Nov 1, 2017

    An introduction to eSports betting

    Following the launch of Pinnacle’s new eSports Hub, our Marketing Director - Harry Lang - has sat down to answer the questions that every novice eSports bettor will be asking. Is eSports betting for you? How do you bet on eSports and why should you choose Pinnacle? Read on to find out.

  • A beginner’s guide to CS:GO betting

    Pinnacle CS:GO Nov 1, 2017

    A beginner’s guide to CS:GO betting

    Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has reinforced the franchises’ position as one of the most important eSports games of the last decade. Its popularity has also seen a huge growth in CS:GO betting, but if you are one of those eSports fans that is new to the idea of betting on CS:GO, this introduction to CS:GO betting is a great place to start.

  • The CS:GO money system explained

    Pinnacle CS:GO Oct 31, 2017

    The CS:GO money system explained

    If you are sat there watching a CS:GO stream and have no idea what’s going on, or why one side has more guns than the other, then this guide will be useful in your understanding of the game. Continue reading to learn more about the CS:GO money system and what it means for your betting.

  • A brief history of eSports

    Pinnacle Home Oct 31, 2017

    A brief history of eSports

    Competitive gaming (more commonly known as eSports) has recently achieved mainstream sport status across the globe. However, the journey to worldwide popularity dates back further than many people think. What were the early beginnings of eSports? What does the future of eSports have in store? Read this article and find out.

  • The basics of StarCraft 2 betting

    Pinnacle Starcraft 2 Oct 31, 2017

    The basics of StarCraft 2 betting

    StarCraft 2 is the fastest-selling real-time strategy (RTS) game in history. Understanding how to bet on StarCraft 2 is therefore of great importance to esports bettors. Despite hefty competition and a decline in playing levels, the game still gave out over $3.5 million in prize money last year. Read on to find out more about StarCraft 2 betting.

  • eSports betting strategy: Do's and don'ts

    Pinnacle Home Oct 31, 2017

    eSports betting strategy: Do's and don'ts

    If you want to become a serious eSports bettor, developing your own eSports betting strategy is essential. In addition to knowing what you should do in order to be successful, it is important to avoid the common mistakes that most bettors make. Keep reading to learn how to inform your eSports betting.

  • Dota 2 betting: How to bet on Dota 2

    Pinnacle Dota 2 Oct 31, 2017

    Dota 2 betting: How to bet on Dota 2

    Dota 2 betting is becoming increasingly popular within the eSports betting market, with Dota's action-cum-RTS style a perfect match for the excitement of online betting. If you want to learn how to bet on Dota 2, keep reading for some expert insight.

  • How to bet on eSports: The basics

    Pinnacle Home Oct 31, 2017

    How to bet on eSports: The basics

    Whether you’re new to eSports or have been a fan for years, this how to bet on eSports guide is the perfect place to start for any novice bettor. Starting with the very basics, this article will help you learn more about eSports betting and the available markets at Pinnacle. Continue reading to learn how to bet on eSports.

  • The road to five million eSports bets

    Pinnacle Home Oct 16, 2017

    The road to five million eSports bets

    Our Head of Sportsbook is an avid eSports gamer. Back in early 2010, convinced of the huge betting potential it presented, he decided to post Pinnacle’s first ever eSports market. Find out how we got from that first bet to surpassing five million eSports bets.

  • What is implied probability?

    Pinnacle Home Nov 2, 2017

    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.

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