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Pinnacle Formation févr. 15, 2019
How the Swiss-System works in esports
With the CS:GO Major Katowice now underway, it is a good time to talk about the system that Valve and ESL will be using at the Major. We will be looking at how the Swiss-system came to be, and where it originated from, before injecting itself into esport tournaments across the world.
Stuart Bridges Formation oct. 4, 2018
Top 10 eSports moments of the last 20 years
Over the years, eSports has grown in many different ways. It has allowed us to play with our friends and humble brag when we get the game winning kill but it has also allowed us to watch the very best show us how to play. We are going to take a look back at the top 10 eSports moments of the last 20 years.
Pinnacle Formation mars 21, 2018
What is the difference between LoL and Dota 2?
League of Legends and Dota 2 have been sat at the top of the eSports scene for a while now. To an untrained eye they look virtually the same and while there are obvious similarities between the two, fundamental differences remain. Read on to find out more.
Pinnacle Formation déc. 4, 2017
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.
Benjamin Cronin Formation nov. 1, 2017
An introduction to eSports betting
Following the launch of Pinnacle’s new eSports Hub, our Content & Social Media Manager - Benjamin Cronin - 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.
Pinnacle Formation 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.