League of Legends (LOL) is a multiplayer online battle arena video game developed and published by Riot Games. It is one of the most popular video games and esports in the world, played by over 100 million active users every single month.
In League of Legends, players assume the role of a “champion” with unique abilities and battle against a team of other players or computer-controlled champions. The goal is usually to destroy the opposing team’s “Nexus”, a structure that lies at the heart of a base protected by a defensive structure.
The common format used when playing online is a 5 vs. 5 players matchup. Each individual match can last anywhere between 20 minutes and 50 minutes. In rare cases, matches may last over an hour.
Popular betting markets: Match Winner, Total Games, Games Handicap, Game Winner, Game Total Kills.
Top LOL competitions and tournaments:
- The League Championship Series (LCS)
- The LEC Spring/Summer Season (Europe)
- The League of Legends Pro League (LPL – China)
- League of Legends Champions Korea (South Korea)
- The Mid-Season Invitational (MSI)
- The World Championship