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    Esports betting

    Hello everyone I was just wondering who among us would be interested if I was to post my Esports bets in which I make, I usually bet Starcraft 2 and have done very well in the past doing so. I use pinnacle as my book and am not sure how many other books actually offer lines on Esports. If I have anyone show any interest in me doing this I would be glad to do so. Also not sure exactly which forum I would post my picks in. I realize betting video game tournaments sounds a bit off or a joke but hell I would bet pee wee soccer games if I figured I could make money at it, and I'm sure alot of you would too, Thanks!

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    Get lost punk!

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    No thanks

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    Never heard of betting on esports but I would be very interested in learning more. I use 5Dimes and haven't seen this option yet. As esports continue to grow, I'm sure it's inevitable that it will be an option everywhere soon. Do you just watch the games/matches on twitch?

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    Quote Originally Posted by FalcoLayton View Post
    Never heard of betting on esports but I would be very interested in learning more. I use 5Dimes and haven't seen this option yet. As esports continue to grow, I'm sure it's inevitable that it will be an option everywhere soon. Do you just watch the games/matches on twitch?
    Lol. Nice first post. Mmm

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    Quote Originally Posted by peepshow9 View Post
    Hello everyone I was just wondering who among us would be interested if I was to post my Esports bets in which I make, I usually bet Starcraft 2 and have done very well in the past doing so. I use pinnacle as my book and am not sure how many other books actually offer lines on Esports. If I have anyone show any interest in me doing this I would be glad to do so. Also not sure exactly which forum I would post my picks in. I realize betting video game tournaments sounds a bit off or a joke but hell I would bet pee wee soccer games if I figured I could make money at it, and I'm sure alot of you would too, Thanks!
    I's rather see your peepshow videos numbnuts

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    Typical sbr jerkoffs in this thread lol.

    Don't mind them.

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    What clowns

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    Never bet on this because it is square and unpredictable.
    You are better off betting on the winners of the Oscars or the winner of the WSOP main event.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GunShard View Post
    Never bet on this because it is square and unpredictable.
    You are better off betting on the winners of the Oscars or the winner of the WSOP main event.
    This is not true. There is an element of short term luck in any single poker tourney which could lead to anyone getting a lucky streak of good cards and taking it down. In Esports, specifically Starcraft 2, this element of luck is removed from the equation because Starcraft 2 is 100% a skill game. Starcraft 2 could be compared to chess, although it is arguably more exciting to watch and requires a completely different skill set. Betting on Starcraft 2 tournies seems like it could be a legitimate option if your book offers it and winners are about as predictable as they are in boxing matches.

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    This is only like my 5th post.

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    I also bet a lot of Starcraft 2 and it has been profitable. Post your picks and analysis, don't mind the trolls.

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    I bet on this quite frequently and have been profitable. I cleaned up on the Dreamhack event Friday and yesterday. The big play was Forgg over Life at +339. He has been streaming on twitch for a long time and I knew he was much better than the odds suggested.

    Overall its a good "sport" to bet on. The lines are very soft in a number of cases. I usually bet dogs and small favorites.

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    everybody wins I get it now

    Best of luck with it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Becel View Post
    I bet on this quite frequently and have been profitable. I cleaned up on the Dreamhack event Friday and yesterday. The big play was Forgg over Life at +339. He has been streaming on twitch for a long time and I knew he was much better than the odds suggested.

    Overall its a good "sport" to bet on. The lines are very soft in a number of cases. I usually bet dogs and small favorites.
    I had ForGG at +1.5 at even money which was surprising seeing as how he had beaten life previously in the tournament and was still a dog, things like this lead me to beleive it is a very good option to bet on. I think I will post my picks and analysis I was just like to know what the appropriate thread to post them in would be?

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    Quote Originally Posted by peepshow9 View Post
    I had ForGG at +1.5 at even money which was surprising seeing as how he had beaten life previously in the tournament and was still a dog, things like this lead me to beleive it is a very good option to bet on. I think I will post my picks and analysis I was just like to know what the appropriate thread to post them in would be?

    Thats what I mean about soft lines. I had him in the ealier series ml and the final as well. Probably in the Other Sports forum maybe? Although no one visits that forum though. Or maybe here, I don't think anyone will care if its posted here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Domestic View Post
    I also bet a lot of Starcraft 2 and it has been profitable. Post your picks and analysis, don't mind the trolls.
    Exactly. I'll bet most of these guys bashing have absolutely no idea what the fukk they're even talking about when it comes to this. I don't either but it's not like I'm going to claim I know it to be useless either

    Good luck.

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    If you can get a line and have an angle or a good understanding of what you are betting on, then anything is good to bet.

    Its actually a great sport to bet on:

    1. Its new, so you will get weird odds in your favor if you know the players well.

    2. Its a one vs one type game, so you you only have to cap two players instead of a team of a few players.

    3. Cheesy type players can have large upsets of +400 or higher in some cases.

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    i bet em. will post my next play.

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    you liking rain to beat marineking tonight?

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    Id talk to sbr administration. Sounds like sbr.points would be.the perfect vehicle for esports.

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    Im.pretty sure. At one time in their exotics wagering section, they had jj not getting laid before new years 2015. At 8:1 betpoints. . Jj crushed the book when he moved to vegas and went to a legal whorehouse on county line.

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    At first it looked like jj was not going to win this wager but he martingaled his whores. And at a 16 whore orgy. He slid it in. When a whore was looking the other way.

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    Bets I like for tomorrows Intel Extreme Masters tournament if anyone is interested.

    HUK +1.5, -104
    First, -127
    qxc +1.5, +130
    Bomber, +156

    2 match parlay
    ForGG, -188
    Gumiho, -169
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    LEAGUE OF LEGENDS - INTEL EXTREME MASTERS E SPORTS - SAT 12/6
    MATCH HANDICAP MONEY LINE TOTAL MORE
    Sat 12/6 4101 Unicorns of Love -1.5 -101 -290
    12:00 PM 4102 Lyon Gaming +1.5 -120 +229
    Sat 12/6 4103 Cloud 9 -1.5 -350 -2500
    03:00 PM 4104 paiN Gaming +1.5 +271 +983


    starcraft
    INTEL EXTREME MASTERS E SPORTS - SAT 12/6
    MATCH HANDICAP MONEY LINE TOTAL MORE
    Sat 12/6 6101 Snute -1.5 -112 -377
    11:00 AM 6102 HuK +1.5 -104 +303
    Sat 12/6 6103 Rain -1.5 +100 -329
    12:30 PM 6104 True +1.5 -117 +268
    Sat 12/6 6105 First -127
    12:15 PM 6106 Jaedong +109
    Sat 12/6 6107 Polt -1.5 +131 -255
    02:45 PM 6108 Revival +1.5 -154 +212
    Sat 12/6 6109 forGG -1.5 +170 -188
    01:30 PM 6110 Hyun +1.5 -201 +159
    Sat 12/6 6111 Gumiho -1.5 +196 -169
    05:00 PM 6112 Symbol +1.5 -234 +144
    Sat 12/6 6113 Super -1.5 -152 -506
    02:45 PM 6114 qxc +1.5 +130 +391
    Sat 12/6 6115 CJ.Hero -1.5 +157 -184
    06:45 PM 6116 Bomber +1.5 -185 +156

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    league of legends world elite -1.5

    parlay it with whatever other lock you have.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TwoWays View Post
    Get lost punk!
    Harsh.

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    How does anyone know who to bet on? Surely a crapshoot. Anyone can win at a video game, no?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ace_of_Spades View Post
    How does anyone know who to bet on? Surely a crapshoot. Anyone can win at a video game, no?
    This isn't the case. The average Korean pro starcraft 2 gamer will practice up to 80 hours per week in a team house environment. There are plenty of sites/videos that provide past results and player history. Yes, lesser players can fluke a match just like some 200 in the world guy can take a set off of Djokovic but most series in e sports are at least best of 3 so luck alone rarely determines a match up.

    There are big public favourites and massive underdogs just like any other sport. If it was just a crapshoot we would all bet the dogs and be laughing to the bank but that is not the reality.

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    Peepshow, make it properly, bet units-odds-profit/loss, I used to play games and would love to follow with minor stakes and get to know that market.

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    Hi guys,


    Because bookmakers offer different odds on the same outcome of a game, inefficiencies exist in betting markets that are possible to exploit. We're running a service that does just that (value betting). We identify and signal odds deviations between bookmakers, which enables people to place bets that in theory have a positive expected value (+EV), for those familiar with poker. In practice our users have averaged a 2.6% flat ROI per bet over a sample size of more than 200k bets.

    We just added e-sports to the list of sports that we are monitoring for these deviations. Although the sample size is still quite small, the early results are looking quite promising. As the e-sports part has just been launched we are looking to get some suggestions for improvements. If you want to try it, send me a PM and we’ll take it from there.

    Happy to answer any questions.


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