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Where To Bet DOTA 2 – Kuala Lumpur Major

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All over the world Dota 2 continues to grow in prominence, leading the way as one of the pioneering MOBAs attracting players from all across the globe. Officially operating as part of the Dota Pro Circuit, it not only attracts some of the biggest names in the eSport, but also some large wagers too, which we’ll now will look at in-depth here.

Running in collaboration with ImbaTV and the eGG Network, the event itself is run by PGL Esports, having been a major staple in the pro-gaming scene for some time now. Leading up to ‘The International’ world championship in November too, it provides its players with much sought after DPC points to take forwards as well. With a wide range of sponsors too, it’s one of the largest events of its kind, incorporating teams from across America, Europe and Asia to name but a few.

The betting opportunities surrounding this event are also huge, with plenty of golden chances to potentially turn a profit. How do you recognize these though, and where do you ideally start?

What is DOTA 2 – Kuala Lumpur Major Betting?

Attracting sixteen professional teams in total, the prize-pool for the tournament presently stands at $1,000,000. Set in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the event itself takes place in the prestigious Axiata Arena there, having been the venue of choice for some time now. Occurring offline in real-time, it’s also broadcast live online too, with spectators from all around the world tuning in to follow the action.

Also leading up to this event, the ‘DreamLeague’ sees the winner go on to be invited to the Kuala Lumpur Major. The Major itself generally runs along these lines:

  • Qualifiers: with three teams from each region, fifteen teams are invited to the Major, along with the DreamLeague winners.
  • Group Stage: four groups of four teams, double elimination best-of-three is used sending two teams into the upper bracket, and two teams into the lower.
  • Playoffs: the final three days take place in front of a live crowd, all games are best-of-three, except round one of the lower bracket which is best-of-one.

This all then leads to the grand finals, whereby they decide upon the overall winners of the tournament with a best-of-five match. How then, do you best deduce who is going to emerge victorious and where is best to put your money down?

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Common DOTA 2 – Kuala Lumpur Major Betting Questions:

In what way is this event different from others?

Taking place in the Axiata Arena, this Malaysian tournament is an event that’s quickly becoming a staple of the ‘Dota Pro Circuit’ season. Set to bring together talent from China, Europe and North America all under one roof, it will showcase some of the greatest talent that Dota 2 has to offer. With the Commonwealth of Independent States, as well as South America and Southeast Asia also competing, it’s fast becoming one of the largest tournaments of its kind. Displaying such a wealth of talent means that there’s also a whole number of betting opportunities on offer here as well.

How do I best utilize my bet?

Given the strong nature of the competition provided it’s obviously going to be easy to feel a little daunted by it all. This can be played to your advantage though, as with a great competition comes equally great betting stakes. Know where the strengths and flaws of each of the players lies prior to the event taking place, as every detail counts. Any last minute changes can potentially alter the outcome, from updates in the game to last minute shifts in the team line-ups themselves. Always be in the know and don’t let anything pass you by.

Where To Bet on the DOTA 2 – Kuala Lumpur Major:

America: The best option for any and all DOTA 2 bets for anyone living in North America will be Bovada. Covering pretty much all of the DOTA 2 leagues and tournaments, it has the most extensive list of options currently out there. With the best odds too, it’s one of the easiest sites to use as well.

Everywhere Else: As with most eSports, using Bet365 Sportsbook is your best choice here, as they offer the most comprehensive selection of Dota 2 events going. Not only is the design easy and simple, but it also offers the best odds too. Available to the majority of people outside of North America, it’s definitely the ideal betting book going to date.

How To Bet on the DOTA 2 – Kuala Lumpur Major:

Bovada: Using the ‘Sports’ tab from the top of the main-page, you will then be able to use the ‘eSports’ option from the next, just underneath the ‘All Sports’ tab, providing you with the ‘All eSports’ roll-down menu further below. From here you should see ‘Dota 2’, which will take you to the leagues and tournaments being offered at that time, along with the ‘Kuala Lumpur Major’ option if it’s soon to be underway. The bets being offered will now be provided rolling down the center of the page.

Bet365 Sportsbook: Going down to the ‘Esports’ tab down the left-hand side after selecting the ‘English’ option, you will be provided with all the eSports themselves down the center of the page. From here you should find the ‘DOTA2 – Kuala Lumpur Major’ events and bets. This will then allow you to customize your ideal betting slip.

DOTA 2 – Kuala Lumpur Major Betting Strategy:

As with all major events of this kind, it really is best if you gain a full understanding of exactly who is playing and when. You will also want to know precisely which update of the game is currently being used, as any extra information that can give you the advantage will be enormously helpful. Here is where you will need to do your research, as you get to know all of the players, learning their many playing styles and how they interact with one another.

Once you have all of this you should then be able to determine what the outcome is probably going to be. For instance, some teams are know for their aggression, whilst other prefer to opt for a more subdued defensive style. All of this can help, letting you ultimately make a more informed betting choice.