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Unique Sports & Esports to Bet on at Stake.com – Betting & Sporting Guide

You can bet on practically every sport in the world at Stake.com. We offer all major sporting markets for soccer, baseball, and basketball fans, but we also cover more obscure sports, including ski jumping, surfing, and Gaelic football!

Here, we introduce you to the unusual sports and unique Esports to bet on at Stake.com and explain why we’re the world's leading online sports betting platform.

Unusual Sports on Stake Sportsbook

As well as mainstream sports like soccer , basketball , and American football , try betting on many unusual sports betting markets at Stake.com, including:


From the PDC World Championships at the Ally Pally to the World Matchplay, bet on the biggest darts events on the calendar at Stake.com throughout the season.

Gaelic Football

Alongside hurling, Gaelic football is another well-followed sport in Ireland. Bet on all GAA markets available at Stake.com, including the National Football League, as it runs throughout the season.


One of the most popular indoor sports on the planet, snooker is a brilliant game to watch and bet on. Back the likes of Ronnie O’Sullivan and Mark Selby as they compete in the Triple Crown events on the snooker calendar.


Surfing is a super exciting sport as the world's leading surfers take on mammoth waves of 50ft and higher. Bet on all World Surf League events and various iconic surfing tournaments in Hawaii, Portugal, and Brazil at Stake.com.

Ski Jumping

A hotly contested winter sport, ski jumping has been a mainstay at the Winter Olympics for decades. Also bet on events at hills across Europe, including the Vikersund jump in Norway, where the current world record is held.


Biathlon is a winter sport combining rifle shooting and skiing and is a popular event in many European countries. Bet on the leading biathletes at Stake.com and the Biathlon event at the Winter Olympic Games.


Futsal is an adaptation of indoor soccer that has grown in popularity recently. Bet on all international and club futsal events, including the FIFA World Cup of Futsal, which takes place every four years.


Similar to hockey, floorball is an indoor game played with a very light ball and plastic sticks. You can bet on several floorball markets at Stake.com, including the popular North American Floorball League.

Water Polo

Water polo is an exciting sport in the USA and other countries. Back your favourite water polo teams and players in national and international tournaments and events at Stake.com.

Stock Car Racing

Often seen in the UK and Europe, stock car racing is a form of motor racing. Place wagers on all British and European championship events at Stake Sportsbook.


Bet on men’s and women’s cross-country events at Stake.com, including high-profile sprint and endurance events on the calendar.


Bowls is another unique sport at Stake.com. We offer markets for all major bowls events, including the World Indoor Bowls Championship, the Grand Prix, and the World Cup of Bowls.

Greyhound Racing

Greyhound racing is a fast-paced and exhilarating alternative to the popular sport of horse racing . Check out our greyhound betting guide to learn the best ways to wager on dog races.

Harness Racing

Harness racing shares similar exotic wagering types to horse racing and greyhound racing. Learn more about this unique sport with our harness racing betting guide , and place bets on today's and tomorrows races.

Unique Esports to Bet on

Stake.com is the number one Esports betting platform , with a vast selection of Esports markets and betting options. Bet on the following unique Esports throughout the year at the Stake Sportsbook:


CS: GO is one of the most prominent Esports games in the world, and there are markets for 99damage, BBL eSports, Black Molly Entertainment, and DreamHack at Stake.com.

Dota 2

Bet on outright and map winners as you watch the biggest Dota 2 events unfold at Stake.com. We have markets for the Fissure League, Perfect World, and PGL Dota 2, offering you many opportunities to bet on this popular MOBA Esports game.


Recently rebranded as EA: FC, FIFA is an iconic soccer video game with a thriving Esports scene. Bet on all your favourite Esports gamers and tournaments and live stream the action directly from your Stake.com account.

League of Legends

League of Legends (LoL) is another great Esports betting option at Stake.com. With many pre-match and in-play betting options, you can bet on Riot, Tencent, and PG LoL events.


Riot runs the Valorant Esports gaming scene, with the Valorant Champions Tour taking place annually. Bet on leading teams like NRG Esports, FNATIC, and Paper Rex as you live stream Valorant fixtures at Stake.com.

How to Bet on Sports and Esports at the Stake Sportsbook?

You must create an account to bet on sports and Esports at Stake.com. Then, decide how much local currency or cryptocurrency to deposit into your account to fund your bets.

With funds available, you’re ready to bet on all the sports and Esports introduced above, taking advantage of our selection of sports betting markets.

If you're new to the world of sports betting, be sure to read up on our easiest sports to bet on for beginners!

Popular Types of Bets on Stake.com

Once you’ve decided which sport or Esport to bet on, you need to consider which type of bet to place. Some of your options for bet types include:

  • Moneyline : A moneyline bet is a straight-up wager on the team or person you think will win a fixture.

  • Parlay : You can combine multiple selections in a parlay bet, a great way to boost your odds. Also, place same-game multi-bets on your favourite sports teams.

  • Props : Proposition bets are wagers on things not tied to the match's outcome. For instance, you could place a prop bet on the first goal scorer in a futsal match.

  • Live bets : Live bets allow you to place wagers on the action as it is taking place, offering you the chance to consider a team’s performance before backing them.

  • Totals : Total bets are wagers on the total number of goals or points scored in a sports match.

How to Live Stream Unique Sporting and Esports Events

Stake.com is the leading online sportsbook in the world. As well as an expansive range of sports betting markets, we also offer you the chance to live stream a wide selection of sports for free directly from your Stake.com account.

Simply log in to your Stake.com account and check for the upcoming fixtures available to live stream. Then, sit back, watch the action unfold, and place various live bets as you enjoy the game.

Betting Strategies & Tips to Win

Bear in mind the following tips and strategies as you place your bets at Stake.com:

  • Always research and consider how a team or player has been performing in recent weeks before backing them.

  • If you plan to bet on an unusual sport, watching it before placing your bets is a good idea. This gives you the chance to understand the gameplay before placing any wagers.

  • Use statistics and head-to-head results to help you plan your sports and Esports betting strategy.

  • Always bet within your means and know and set your limits before betting.

Betting Odds & Payouts Explained

Identify value in your betting slip by checking the current odds for sports and Esports events at Stake.com. Odds are subject to change, but you lock them in when you place a bet. Adjust how odds are displayed in your account, choosing from decimals, fractions, or the American format.

If you place a winning bet, store your funds in the Stake Vault for future bets or process a withdrawal to receive an instant payout.

Deposit & Withdrawal Methods for Sports Betting

Easily deposit funds into your account to bet on sports and Esports by following these simple steps:

  1. Step 1 – Retrieve your deposit address, located in Wallet > Deposit.

  2. Step 2 – Choose the method that suits your needs. Stake.com supports multiple currencies, including fiat currencies, Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Dogecoin (Doge), Litecoin (LTC), and others.

  3. Step 3 – Use your deposit address as the ‘send to’ location for your wallet or exchange.

  4. Step 4 (Optional) – If you wish to make a deposit via fiat currency, you can buy crypto for Stake via Moonpay.

Stake.com offers live support to players via our customer support staff for help with issues regarding sports, Esports betting, and depositing and withdrawing units .

Moonpay supports multiple payment options, including Visa, Mastercard, Apple Pay, Google Pay, and others, to buy cryptocurrency to enjoy sports and Esports betting. For a full list of supported payment options, please refer to the Moonpay documentation .

Please always remember to bet within your means. We are safer gambling advocates and recommend players investigate our tips, budget calculator and resources to be Stake Smart when gambling online.

Why Should You Bet on Unique Sports at Stake.com?

Stake.com is the number one online sports betting platform in the world to get in on the betting excitement. We offer a variety of extensive sports and Esports betting markets, unbeatable odds and resources.

There are no shortage of unique bet types on Stake Sportsbook. If you're looking for new betting options, read our guides to teaser betting and round robin betting .

You can also take part in our current promotions and monthly bonuses before placing a bet. These are available to new and existing players.

We also invite you to learn more about the exclusive rewards available to members of the Stake VIP Club to boost your bankroll further.