What is Dota2?
Dota 2 is the stand alone-sequel to Defense of The Ancients, more known as DotA. Its available on steam to play for free. Since its release in 2013 after a two year beta phase the game has grown alot, more tournaments with bigger prize pots. It’s one of the most popular titles for esports betting with many leagues and big tournaments.

Dota2 Betting
It’s easy to bet on Dota2, almost every bookmaker that offers esports betting will have dota 2 in their sections. Below you will find some useful reviews of the bookmakers that offers betting on dota 2.

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Tournaments and leagues

The most known Dota 2 tournament is The International that is hosted by the developers of the game, Valve Corporation.

The Internationa 2011, hosted in Cologne, Germany 2011. with a total prize pot of $1.6 millions. This tournament functioned as the launch date of the Dota 2 beta.

Winner of The International 2011: Natus Vincere

The International 2012, this event was held at Benaroya Hall in Seattle, Washington in 2012.  Same prize pot as 2011, $1.6 millions.
Winner of The International 2012:  Invictus Gaming

The International 2013, this event was also held in the Benaroya Hall in Seattle, Washington. The prize pool was the same as The International 2011 & 2012, however the prize pool later grown as a result of the sales of Interactive Compendium who generated 25%  in revenue to the total prize pool that resulted in a total prize pool of $2,874,381.
Winner of The International 2013: Alliance.

 

The International 2014 is starting this summer with a prize pot over $10 millions.

 

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