Rocket League Betting

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Rocket League is a video game that pits gamers against each other. You can now place bets on the outcome of a Rocket League match. It’s exactly like placing a wager on a traditional sports match since you’ll find a ‘head-to-head’ market that displays the odds of each team winning. Your job is to predict the winner and hopefully do it correctly.

Why Trust Picklebet for Rocket League Betting?

As with any online betting, it’s crucial that you’re using a trustworthy platform to protect yourself from cybercrime. However, that’s an issue you don’t have to worry about with Picklebet. We are an esports betting site that enthusiasts created. People worldwide were crying out for a platform that included esports betting, and we answered that call. We’ve been in existence since 2017, and we’re licenced and regulated by Australia’s Northern Territory government.

We have a fully-fledged customer support team that you can contact if you have any questions or concerns.

A History of Rocket League

When you think about video games, some of the most popular include soccer and car racing. Imagine a world where you have incredible cars playing soccer. Essentially, that’s what Rocket League is about. Psyonix developed and published the game which they first released for Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 4 back in 2015. In September 2020, the game became free-to-play across all platforms.

The game is basically soccer that involves rocket-powered cars with eight players in two teams. The primary aim of the cars is to move the ball around and try to score a goal by getting the ball in the opponent’s net. The graphics and gameplay of Rocket League have earned praise around the world which is evident in the number of awards it has won. At the start of 2018, over 40 million players were playing the game worldwide.

Psyonix witnessed the popularity of some matches taking place on Twitch so they started the Rocket League Championship Series in 2016, which had a prize pool of $55,000. Soon after, Rocket League became part of the Electronic Sports League. Various tournaments have occurred throughout the world, with the finals being streamed on television. NRG Esports defeated Gale Force Esports to win their first live Rocket League Championship.

Rocket League Championship Series X, where regular gamers have the opportunity to play and work their way up the leader board. The process begins with open qualifiers going on to the regional event, where teams start earning points. The best teams on the leader board can secure an invite to the majors or World Championship. The season is split into three parts - Autumn, Spring and Winter. Each section has specific formats that guarantee more matches and action.

The alternative is the Rocket League Championship Series: The Grid. This competition involves 16 teams from North America and Europe playing in a closed-circuit tournament. After each split, the top team enters the major while the rest will have to compete in an open qualifier to retain their spot.

Since 2016, the finals of the tournament have been held in cities across the world including Los Angeles, Las Vegas, London, and Amsterdam to mention a few. Past winners of the competition were iBUYPOWER Cosmic, NRG Esports, Renault Vitality, Flipside Tactics, Northern Gaming, Gale Force Esports, Dignitas and Cloud9.

The prize pool for this year’s championship is at $1,000,000. This amount is divided amongst the regions as:

  • Europe $400,000
  • North America $400,000
  • Oceana $100,000
  • South America $100,000

This year’s European champions were Team Vitality who beat the dominant Team BDS to the crown. NRG Esports won the North America section by defeating Spacestation Gaming. The Oceanic region saw Ground Zero Gaming claim number one spot while True Neutral finished at the top of the South American region.

Common Questions

How do I bet on Rocket League matches?

Simply log in to your account and deposit funds. Click on Esports and then Rocket League. You’ll find a range of fixtures with odds alongside them. Use your knowledge of esports to place wagers on the outcome of a particular match.

Who do I contact for help?

We have a dedicated customer support team that is available via Live Chat on the site. Click on the green ‘help’ button at the bottom-left of the screen. Alternatively, you can send an email to support@picklebet.com.

What other esports markets do you offer betting?

As esports enthusiasts, we’re constantly searching for new titles to add to our selection. Currently, we offer betting on League of Legends, StarCraft, Overwatch, Call of Duty, DOTA 2, CS:GO and Rainbow 6. Remember that some titles don’t have tournaments all year round so there may be some time that it remains inactive. However, you should check back regularly for updated fixtures and games.

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