One of the latest games to hit the industry is eSoccer, with many of the current football stars taking part and forming leagues. This is in line with the global growth of the format where players line up against each other via FIFA PlayStation, Xbox or even Pro Evolution Football.
There are leagues in many European, Asian and Australasian countries, while there even Academies created to nurture the future esports soccer stars.
There are a growing number of online sports betting sites offering bet-markets, with the most popular bets including outcome, handicap, over under and correct score.
The games take up to 12 minutes to finish and follow the exact principles of real soccer only in a virtual form. The format can be played in single mode or multi-player mode and provides soccer nuts and enthusiasts a chance to place wagers on some of their favourite teams, or individuals.
The tournaments or leagues replicate some of the greatest events in real football history such as the 1986 World Cup, or any of the vintage EPL or La Liga leagues.
Other bets can be had on tournament or season top scorers.
Many leading sportsbooks are offering competitive odds and many punters and spectators are enjoying the action, especially when some of the world’s best active football players are competing. There are promotions and bonuses on offer at the sites that offer esoccer.
E-soccer is relatively new on the betting marketplace and with the sporting lockdown more and more people are tuning in, trying to understand the best betting techniques and strategies and who the better players are in this growing game.