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League of Legends (LoL) is arguably the biggest esport on the planet.
Riot Games first released LoL in 2009 and it was well received from the outset, quickly amassing an active worldwide fanbase that has kept League dominating ever since. As of today there are in excess of 100 million monthly active League of Legends players which has paved the way for a strong, competitive LoL esports scene.
Riot Games has done an exceptional job in building and operating professional LoL esports leagues and tournaments in all major regions across the globe. The tournaments attract huge viewing numbers that often put the largest events in traditional sports to shame.
The growth of professional LoL tournaments has made betting on League of Legends a popular activity among both casual fans who want to turn up the excitement whilst watching, as well as the more seasoned game experts who fancy turning their strong LoL knowledge into winnings!
Picklebet is a betting platform that focuses purely on esports betting and is dedicated to offering a wide range of betting markets, with juicy odds on all major LoL matches globally.
This is picklebet’s guide to betting on League of Legends.
When you place bets on LoL with picklebet you will be provided a service that’s dedicated to esports. Picklebet is focused purely on esports betting so you are not having to filter through traditional sports markets or unwanted content to get what you want.
Picklebet calculates odds on esports tournaments and matches to create betting markets. Users can then place bets on those markets.
For example you may bet on Cloud 9 to beat Team Vitality, or, you may bet on Cloud9 to get the First Kill.
Want to learn more about how odds work? Read our FAQ.
To place a bet on League of Legends, first create a picklebet account:
We are committed to ensuring our users information is stored securely, and work closely with a third party verification service in order to maximise information security when obtaining sensitive information.
After you have created an account, you will need to deposit cash into the platform via a debit or credit card payment. For more help and information on depositing cash you can follow our FAQ.
Once you have deposited cash, navigate to the picklebet betting page and filter to the League of Legends betting markets. Select the team or event you would like to place a bet on, and add it to the betslip (you can think of the betslip, like a shopping cart for an online store). Then enter the amount of money you want to wager. This is called the Stake. Submit the bet and you’re done!
For more information on how to place a bet follow our FAQ.
|Winner||The most common type of bet is to bet outright on a ‘winner’ market. As an example this would be to place a bet on Cloud9 to beat Team Vitality.|
|Map Handicap||This type of market is great when a match has one team that is considerably better than the other team. A handicap is introduced on the better team, setting a margin, which effectively makes the game equal.|
|Total Maps, Correct Score||When teams play a best of 2,3 or 5 map matches: Pick the correct score in a best of 2 map. Example 1:1 Pick the correct score in a best of 3 map. Example 2:1 Pick the correct score in a best of 5 map. Example 3:2|
|1st Map - Winner||Pick the team to win the first map.|
|2nd Map - Winner||Pick the team to win the second map.|
|3rd Map - Winner||Pick the team to win the third map.|
|1st Map - 1st Kill||Pick the team to get the first kill.|
|1st Map - 1st Tower||Pick the team to destroyed the first tower.|
|1st Map - 1st Dragon||Pick the team to kill the first Dragon.|
|1st Map - 1st Baron||Pick the team to kill the first Baron.|
|1st Map - Inhibitor||Pick the team to destroyed the first Inhibitor.|
|Outrights||Outrights is when you place a bet on a team to reach the quarter finals, semi finals, or win an entire tournament.|
Picklebet offers League of Legends betting markets on a large variety of LoL esports tournaments and leagues:
January to March:
April to June:
July to September:
October to December:
Professional esports is growing at a rapid pace and League of Legends is standing tall as a cornerstone in the competitive esports scene. Despite new games emerging with new esports leagues and tournaments being created, League of Legends has maintained its stature as an elite and well respected esport and will continue to go from strength to strength for the following reasons:
The future is bright for LoL esports. The fanbase, tournaments and prize pools will continue to grow and betting on League of Legends will be well in amongst all the action!