Sports Betting in Lockdown
As the entire world locks down, waiting with bated breath for the world to overcome the biggest threat to its existence this century, industries everywhere are forced to go into hibernation, as human activity beyond critical and vital operations comes to a complete standstill.
Sports is no exception, as quarantine measures also meant that physical gaming and sporting events had to be postponed or even canceled, to prevent the further spread of the dreaded coronavirus or Covid-19. Even the huge Euro 2020 competition and Olympics 2020 event, as widely-anticipated as ever, have all been postponed to at least 2021, with some leagues even ending early and declaring winners. No sports has been safe. Tennis, soccer, American football, basketball, swimming, have all been shelved while the global pandemic response continues, keeping people safely behind doors.
But sports betting is what is taking the biggest hit, especially in countries like the United Kingdom, where 75% of the sports betting market is made up of football and horse racing. With these events called off indefinitely, bookies can only guess at what is in store for them. Bookmakers have shut down shops, and even online, market lines are empty, so digital bookies have not been spared.
Of course, the sports industry has been quite resilient, with the hugely successful FIFA #QuaranTeam event drawing loads of sports fans from across the world to watch real football players battle it out over a video game, livestreamed direct into the homes of fans.
And now Pnxbet, the leading crypto sportsbook, has joined the fray with its own unique offering of eSports via its own Live eSports section. Now, crypto gamblers can experience an entire new experience that not only lets them watch live eSports, but bet on them in real time, with unique odds in a wide market offering all kinds of interesting lines that change fluidly with the flow of the game.
eSports Betting to the rescue
eSports has been the logical market to explore, as it breaks all physical barriers. What’s more, the younger generations are well adapted to online gaming and the concept of going up against strangers on the other side of the world is as appealing as it is exciting.
And now, with Pnxbet’s Live eSports offering, players can still enjoy the thrill of watching people fight it out online across all kinds of games but also add a sting to the thrill by providing live odds, ensuring that there are more than one ways to grow the bond between players, franchises, and fans.
In fact, due to the nature of eSports, action, emotion, and engagement can all be shared and interacted with easily online for viral reception, as was shown with the NBA 2K20 Players Tournament. The popularity of such an opportunity has even led to United States regulators to try and speed up regulatory approval for the market in such a crisis, so that the industry leverages booming demand and viewership.
eSports Joins the Pnxbet Family of Online Gambling
Naturally, players can continue to enjoy casino, poker, and live casino games as usual, even with the new PNXBet focus on virtual sports and eSports.
And as part of its push to develop what it believes will be the fastest-growing segment of online betting, Pnxbet has signed up three Southeast Asian eGaming streamers to be its partners: Coach Byb, Guso Gaming, and Xan PH. Together, they hope to corner the top eSports titles Dota2 and CS:GO, leveraging the millions of fans watching many major tournaments every year, while exploring Tennis R.G. Cup, virtual Europa League, and NBA Regular Cyber Cup, among many others.
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