Posted 8th July 2018 By: Derpina
Esports News – With the ZOTAC Cup Masters Americas Regional Finals starting to heat up in Santa Ana, ZOTAC have announced the next invited team to the world finals in Hong Kong. The recent addition to the line-up is Team Liquid, the leading multiregional professional esports organization based in the Netherlands. They are now the sole North American representative for the event until the Americas Regional Final ends this weekend, and will be facing the likes of Team MVP, Team Kinguin, Tyloo Gaming, Virtus Pro, and Vici Gaming.
The team list currently looks as follows:
Team Liquid is the sixth team confirmed for the event. The invite was surprising, but still expected as the team previously exerted impressive performance in many CSGO minor and major tournaments. They recently ranked third-fourth at the Intel Extreme Masters XII-World Championship, and 2nd at ESL Pro league Season 7 Finals and Esports Championship Series Season 5-Finals.
The tournament’s pioneer and namesake was the ZOTAC company, the original creators and manufacturer of Mini PCs, and innovators of the fastest NVIDIA GeForce GTX Gaming Graphics Card. For them, this year’s season is a significant one as it is the largest ZOTAC Cup Masters Global Tournament marking a 3-year anniversary; it followed the success of ZOTAC Cup Masters DotA 2 and ZOTAC Cup Masters: Starcraft Remastered in 2017.
The sponsors and organizers will throw up a massive $300,000 prize pool for the ZOTAC Cup Masters CSGO Grand Finals Tournament. From March and June, the tournament will have online qualifying matches across the globe including major regions such as Asia, Europe and the US. The winners for this round will automatically advance to the Regional Qualifier Finals to face a whole new breed of opponents, and then another set of CSGO teams to the final ZOTAC Cup Masters CSGO Tournament. that will be live-streamed online. All will be live-streamed on the ZOTAC Cup Twitch Channel with the Online Qualifiers from March-June, Regional Finals from June-July, and Grand Finals on August.
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When you first start out you’ll be tempted to try to bet as frequently as possible, don’t. Wait for matches with good odds where you or the predictors know the teams. Never force yourself to bet, bet on matches that you are confident in. You may go days or weeks without placing a bet, you’re not in a rush, wait for bets you are comfortable and confident in and profit should follow.
If there’s any uncertainty, don’t place a bet. Save your skins for another day. There will be plenty of other matches that you can bet on.
Betting is always risky, that’s unavoidable. But staying inside a ‘safe zone’ will help cover you off from some really silly bets. When starting out with a low inventory, large bets placed on matches with 80%+ odds aren’t going to return much in general (on lounge, even less due to the inconsistent returns) but you’re still risking a large amount of your inventory for very little.
Equally, odds below 30% sound very, very attractive with huge returns possible. But if you don’t know the teams or all the details, it’s very possible the team doesn’t stand any chance. If you think there might be a chance, reduce the size of the stake or consider an ICB.
Always bet with a percentage of your inventory. Think, what happens if you lose an ‘All in’ bet, do you stop betting for the rest of your life, or just get your wallet out and go again? You may think there’s no risk, however there is always risk. If you’re placing a high bet, stick to an absolute maximum of 20% of your betting inventory.
Always leave enough to bet another day.
If you’re feeling angry or frustrated, your judgement get’s very cloudy. You’ll make a stupid bet and lose. If you just lost a big bet or are on a losing streak, instead of trying to force a bet, you should take a step back, calm down and just take a break, come back refreshed with a fresh mindset.
Betting blind is a purely relying on luck, if the underdog odds are 30%, that definitely doesn’t mean the team has a 30% chance of winning. It just means 30% of the betting community chose that team. A late roster change could mean there’s zero chance for the team to win. Check in with our predictions to help give you some more background on the game.
Use the lounge odds tracker to predict the final odds as the start of the match get’s closer. If the odds are increasing/decreasing for the team you intend to bet on the return may not outweigh the risk anymore. A huge significant switch of odds at the last moment may mean that something shady is going on, mostly in very low tier games, or a sudden announcement, E.g standin may have occurred.
Bookies will put up their odds based on their own expectations, as the bets start coming in they'll tweak the odds to ensure it's still profitable for them. That early stage is key to getting an edge on the bookies.
As soon as you feel like you have to bet again to recoup loses, you’ll feel compelled to make bigger bets with bigger risks. This often starts an endless cycle driving your losses further and further. Instead, after a big loss, take a day off from betting (or a week if was really big). .Keep to the proper bet sizing based on the risk of the match no matter what. You are not in a race to win it back, just take it easy.
Do not blindly follow betting site odds and think that they are correct to the true odds. If a betting site has ‘Team A’ as a heavy favorite, it does not always mean that it’s an easy win for ‘Team A’.
SK beat Na’Vi… Na’Vi beat E-Frag. That means SK can beat E-Frag now, right? No.
There are many factors which contribute to the team winning a match, these factors such as player performance, map selection, strategy and tactics which may not apply to other teams.