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Offering bets on eSports

eSports is playing computer games competitively. That might be just two players against each other or huge tournaments with hundreds of players. 

Betting on eSports should be treated no differently as betting on any other live event.

Although there are additional risks associated with eSports events, these should be mitigated by event organisers and by your own commercial assessment of what bets to offer in this market.

If you wish to offer bets to GB consumers on eSports events then, you will need a betting licence. The types of betting offered and how you offer them will determine the licence required.


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