In an attempt to mitigate the impact of COVID-19, Betway has announced the release of a new betting site Betway eSports.
As real-life sporting events are being suspended worldwide to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Kenya's leading betting company is offering bets on competitive level gaming that involves teams of people playing games against each other at a professional level, regularly winning huge sums of money as prizes.
These games are played on a computer in an arena where the professional gamers congregate exclusively. With eSports, Betway punters get a chance to bet on the players and when the players win, the punters also win.
Some of the popular games Betway provides include LOL (League of Legends), Dota 2 and Counter-Strike, the Standard reports.
The three games are multiplayer games played on an online battle arena where teams battle head-on will the ultimate purpose of destroying enemies, structures and terrorists respectively.
Betway offers various betting markets which include Match Result, Map handicap and outright winner.
Some of the rules put in place for the Betway ESports include; should performance be hindered in any way, all bets will be declared void and All bets will be settled on the official result supplied by the tournament officials.
Others include un-played or postponed matches not played within 3 hours from the original start time, will be voided.