Counter Strike is one of the most popular ALL action games. In Counter Strike the player experiences the action through the eyes of the protagonist, this is known in the online gaming business as a “first-person shooter (FPS) game. This game was developed by Valve Corporation, originally launched in 1999, and since then, three new versions of the game -conforming a series- have been released, the last one aired in 2012: Counter Strike Global Offensive and has become the most popular of the four, this version is available for Microsoft Windows, Xbox, OS X and Linux. Professional players from all over the world take part in tournaments that hold huge prize pools, even when shooting games haven’t been as popular in eSports as other multiplayer games such as DotA2 and League of Legends, this game in particular is one of the favorites among its type for online eSports betting around the world, and the best players are based in Europe.
Counter Strike is not just a regular shooting game, but a complex, fun strategy game. The player joins a terrorist or counter terrorist team; each team is supposed to complete a mission objective and these objectives vary depending on the type of map. The most common maps are Bomb Defusal, Hostage Rescue, Arms Race and Demolition. The goal is to complete the mission, kill your enemy and avoid getting killed; the round ends when you achieve your objective, one of the teams is eliminated or the timer runs out. Every time you accomplish a goal you earn points that you can use to buy weapons, and you have a wide variety to choose from: guns, sniper rifles, submachines, firebombs, etc. As with any team game, communication with the team is very important, especially to develop a successful strategy, your knowledge of weapons will help immensely.
You may bet on Counter Strike tournaments and competitions in many of the best sports betting sites online. It's easy to do and plenty of Counter Strike fans are getting in on the action. For US residents then Bovada esports is the best place to place your Counter Strike tournament bets and for non US residents then we suggest Pinnacle esports as the place to play.
Unlike other eSports games, in Counter Strike, scores are kept, and the winner of the map is the one that has accumulated more points. Counter Strike matches consists of series of maps with best of one (BO1) and best of three (BO3) being the most common, each map is played for 30 rounds, each worth a point.
For example, if Best of 3, 3 matches are played, the first team that wins 2, is the winner.
You can bet on moneyline or even go with handicap action, odds are offered in all major tournaments and most major betting sites. Our best advice is to play the game yourself, or watch a lot of matches; this will allow you to get a better understanding of this competitive and challenging eSport and will give you better chances of winning.