eSports betting has cemented its position in sports betting online over the last few years. The Covid pandemic fueled the growth, which interrupted mainstream sporting events, leaving punters limited betting options. There are numerous eSports events scheduled for early 2022, which will present numerous opportunities for professional sports betting. Some of the best eSports events 2022 worth looking out for are highlighted below.
This eSports event will be hosted online, running from February to March 2022, as part of the Valorant Champions Tour (VCT). The event is set to feature some of the best teams from across the world competing in a three-tier system consisting of Challengers, Masters, and Champions. The tournament winners will get to compete in the Masters' tier, from which winners advance to the Champions tier as the Valorant Champions Tour runs.
The Rocket League World Championship is scheduled for July 2022, at the end of the ongoing 2021-2022 season. The championship will have two main stages for the first time, the new World Championship Wildcard and the World Championship Main Event, with a prize pool for the event being $6,000,000. The numerous matches of the event will offer many online eSports betting opportunities.
The inaugural ALGS championship was in 2021. More than 200 Apex Legend teams from different countries participated in the event. The ALGS Championship 2022 is set to be a lot bigger and better, with a prize pool of $5,000,000. There will be qualifiers and challengers circuits, which will lead to playoffs, and championship rounds. Analysts predict that it will be one of the best eSports events in 2022.
This event, also known as the North American Regional Championship, is scheduled for 11 to 13 February 2022. It will be an in-person event hosted at the Anaheim Convention Center. It will feature Halo, Counter-Strike Global Offensive, and several fighting games that will be great for eSports betting online. The event passes and tickets are already on sale.
The 2022 Masters Tour comprises several eSports tournaments bringing top Hearthstone players from all over the world together to fight for the pool prize and coveted title of Masters Tour Champion. All the games are played online using the best-of-five format.
The Six Invitational event will occur from 8 to 20 February in Montreal. It is the world championship of the famous Rainbow Six Siege. The event is currently marketed as an opportunity for lovers of Rainbow Six Siege to reconnect after the pandemic. The games will be played in person, but there will be no live audience.
Fans of League of Legends should look forward to the 2022 LCS Mid-Season Cup, which will occur on the 23 and 24 of April as a replacement of the Spring Playoffs that took place last year. The winners of the event will qualify for the Mid-Season Invitational. This event will be hosted in Houston, Texas if Covid restrictions are lifted. It will provide numerous opportunities for eSports betting online.