Esports & Betting News by Tom Wade

Opinion by Tom Wade June 19, 2020 1.25K

Most esports bettors, you would assume, are fairly happy with the service they receive from their betting partner. Indeed, readers of this site will have been tutored on the best places to bet on LoL, Counter-Strike, Dota 2, and so on. There is, however, always room for improvement. Esports betting is still relatively new, and, […]

League of Legends by Tom Wade June 18, 2020 1.31K

There are many differences between betting on regular sports and esports, but one thing that tends to stick out the most is the sense of the immediate when it comes to betting on the latter. If, for example, you were to think about betting on LoL, you likely picture match-up between two teams and not […]

Call of Duty by Tom Wade June 17, 2020 2.36K

Midnite, in partnership with EEG (“European Esports Gaming”), have announced today that they’ll be launching a Call of Duty: Warzone tournament entitled Warzone Melee, boasting a prizepool of £2,000. Qualifiers for the tournament will run from the 22nd June 2020, with the finals taking place on the 25th June at 6PM BST. Over the past […]

Interviews by Tom Wade June 17, 2020 1.25K

As part of our ongoing series of interviews here at SickOdds, this week features RGSACE, the esports fan in charge of managing Midnite’s ever-growing betting community. Get an insight into how he got started, as well as his tips on both starting and growing an esports focussed community. “When I’m trying to build a core […]

Industry by Tom Wade June 16, 2020 1.31K

Streamer betting has been creeping into the esports gambling space over the past year, with established sportbooks like Unikrn investing heavily into the technology, and startups like BitFight coming (and unfortunately also disappearing). Most esports and gaming fans use Twitch as their go-to platform for streaming events and gameplay. From large tournament organisers to part-time […]

Industry by Tom Wade June 15, 2020 1.43K

Although only founded in 2018, Buff.bet has made a big impact to esports betting. Buff.bet was one of the leaders in the cryptocurrency market by allowing not only Bitcoin and Ethereum betting, but also supporting a wide range of Altcoins. With their history in offering extensive payment methods, we’re excited to now see them introduce […]

Industry by Tom Wade June 11, 2020 2.08K

To celebrate the LEC and LCS Summer Split 2020 starting, Midnite are giving their bettors a chance to win some League of Legends goodies just by using the sportbook. Over this coming weekend, between 12/06 and 15/06, all you need to do is place a £10+ bet on an LCS or LEC match and you’ll […]

Press Release by Tom Wade June 11, 2020 957

Unify Online has recently announced their partnership with SickOdds. Let’s take a look at each company and how they will be working together throughout this partnership to benefit the esports and gaming community. What is UnifyOnline? UnifyOnline is a tournament organiser with a focus on Valorant, TeamFight Tactics (TFT) and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO). Since […]

CS:GO by Tom Wade June 07, 2020 1.55K

Following on from our first installment of the craziest CS:GO transfers that almost happened, we’re bringing our final installment, outlining our top 2 insane CS:GO transfers that would have changed the CS:GO scene forever. 2. KennyS to Natus Vincere Even if someone doesn’t know Counter-Strike, they probably know KennyS. His name is synonymous with flashy […]

CS:GO by Tom Wade June 04, 2020 1.57K

Counter-Strike is no stranger to unexpected roster changes. Over the last twenty years, a number of attempted supposed super-teams have come and gone, each trying to make unconventional line-ups work in different ways. However, not every swap comes to fruition, and oftentimes, as you will find out, can be stopped at quite literally the last […]

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