In a bid to add to its market share of the increasingly lucrative esports betting market Tipbet has announced that it has agreed a deal with ESL.
This will see the operator integrate a live stream channel of the ESL syndicated competitions.
The bookmaker’s live streaming service will be supported by betting industry data and content provider Betradar which will feature eSports event live scores and statistics, allowing Tipbet customers to engage in real-time bets with live content.
By implementing Betradar esports streaming solutions, Tipbet will be able to offer its customers over 1,500 HD live streams of ESL sanctioned competitions.
Tipbet’s live stream will be available for free for all registered users on the sports betting site, and the ESL transmissions include esports events for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO), Dota 2 and League of Legends (LoL) .
Philippos Naskos, Tipbet Betting Product Manager said on the matter: “Offering betting on eSports presents a unique opportunity for us to enter a new and fast-growing market outside the traditional sports genre.
“There are currently over 200 million people who are passionate about eSports, and this new and exciting market keeps attracting new fans at an exceptional rate. Therefore, with this new addition, we hope to attract a completely new generation of customers and to offer them a truly impressive and entertaining experience.”