Publication date: 24 Apr 2023
A great sporting event is a great reason to attract a new customer to a betting site! 3S.INFO has prepared a list of the most prestigious and important sports events in cricket, football and eSports. Don’t miss the most important events in the world of sports and prepare your advertising campaigns in advance!
Still No.1 in the world right now! Indian Premier Cricket League gathers millions of viewers!
- When: Until 28 May;
- Where: India.
The Indian Premier League (IPL), one of the world’s most important sporting cricket events, is still going on! Cricket is a very interesting game with challenging conditions, giving more opportunities for a variety of betting!
There will be many more matches before the end of May, with more and more bets to come! You still have time to connect offers with IPL landing pages and get great profits!
Major football matches in May 2023
The most spectacular and popular sport in the world is football. What important events await us in May?
The semi-finals of the UEFA Champions League
- When: 9-10 and 16-17 May;
- Where: Italy, Spain.
The first leg of the UEFA Champions League semi-finals takes place in Milan and Madrid on 9 and 10 May, with the second leg in Milan and London on 16 and 17 May. These are exciting matches that will decide the finalists of the Champions League. The final will be played in Istanbul Atatürk Olympic Stadium on June 10, 2023!
- When: Until 28 May;
- Where: England.
There are exciting English Premier League matches almost every day in May. Arsenal vs Chelsea, Liverpool vs Fulham and Manchester City vs Leeds United meet at the start of the month!
- When: 1.05 – 4.05, 14.05, 21.05, 24.05, 28.05;
- Where: Spain.
Primera División (aka La Liga) is considered one of the strongest leagues in the world after the Premier League. In May, the league will have sport fans worrying about the outcome of their favourite teams’ matches: Real Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and many others.
The history of the championship dates back to 1927. Interesting fact: In the history of the match, FC Barcelona and Real Madrid have never been relegated to the lower divisions.
- When: 3.05, 7.05, 14.05, 21.05, 28.05;
- Where: Italy.
Third place in the UEFA coefficients table is occupied by the Italian professional league. The Italian football teams will compete in rounds 33-37 in May. The four winning teams, which will qualify for the UEFA Champions League, will be known in June.
Russian Premier League (RPL)
- When: 6.05 – 8.05, 13.05 – 14.05, 20.05 – 22.05, 27.05 – 28.05;
- Where: Russia.
The 26th to 29th round of the Russian Premier League will take place in May. The matches will be held in different cities of our country and will gather the fans of the sport around them. Spartak, Zenit, CSKA, Lokomotiv, Torpedo, Akhmat, Krylia Sovetov are the teams worth cheering for! The tournament champion and vice-champion will qualify for the UEFA Champions League next season.
Prestigious eSports tournaments in May 2023
ESport is rapidly gaining popularity. Bookmakers are actively developing this direction, creating their own teams and already holding tournaments under their own brands.
According to Russian bookmakers, in the first quarter of 2023 betting increased by 25% (compared to the same period in 2022). And over the last two years, growth has been 35%. Dota 2 and Counter-Strike are popular eSports disciplines in the CIS countries and account for 95% of bets. BetBoom clarified that 99% of bets are made live and the most popular moment is the outcome of the match.
CS:GO Blast Paris Major 2023
- When: 13.05 – 21.05;
- Where: Paris, France.
This is the last CS:GO Major series tournament with a prize pool of $1,250,000. 24 participating teams will take part in the event. The tournament is on such a scale that even French President Emmanuel Macron himself announced the tournament.
BLAST Major Copenhagen 2023
- When: Until 07/05/2023;
- Where: Copenhagen, Denmark;
- Prize money: $750,000.
Dota Pro Circuit 2023 Spring Major
- When: 07.05.2023;
- Where: Berlin, Germany;
- Prize pool: $500,000.
Berlin Major will feature 18 teams from Europe and America, China and other countries in South East Asia.
Final of the Russian Computer Sports Championships 2023
- When: 20 and 21 May 2023;
- Where: Ufa (Bashkortostan, Russia);
- Prize fund: 5 million roubles.
The strongest athletes will compete in Dota 2, StarCraft II, Clash Royale, Tekken 7, DCL – The Game, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.
Sporting Events Calendar for May 2023: Other sports
Formula 1 race
- When: 5.05 – 28.05;
- Where: USA, Italy, Monaco.
There will be three F1 races in May 2023! The Miami Grand Prix (USA), the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix (Italy) and the Monaco Grand Prix.
The Monaco Grand Prix has a wealth of experience and devoted fans of the stage. The rest of the F1 stages in May are relatively new in their history. Nevertheless, the drivers have had a good impression of last season’s races. We will soon find out what interesting motor racing will bring us this time around.
- When: From 28 May;
- Where: Paris, France.
Roland-Garros, one of the Grand Slam tournaments, attracts more than 15,000 spectators each time. Others follow this huge event in the tennis world remotely. Over the two weeks of the tournament, athletes compete to win nine events, five of which are in the senior and four in the junior divisions.
2023 IIHF World Championship
- When: 12.05 – 28.05;
- Where: Latvia, Finland.
The 86th IIHF World Championship will attract the attention of all ice hockey fans. It will be hosted by 2 countries at once – Finland and Latvia. It is known that more than 150 000 tickets have been sold for the games in Tampere, Latvia. The most popular games are those in which the Finnish team participates.
Hockey: 2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs
- When: Until May 31;
- Where: USA, Canada.
In May, the NHL quarterfinals (playoffs) take place until the 2nd. The semi-finals start on May 4 and end on May 17. The final series begins on May 18 and runs through the end of the month. There are 16 teams in this competition format with 8 teams from each Western and Eastern Conference. The winning team will receive the Stanley Cup, a silver vase about 1 metre tall.
2023 EuroLeague Final Four
- When: 19.05 – 21.05;
- Where: Lithuania.
This major event of the basketball world of Europe will take place in the Žalgiris Arena, which seats 15,000 spectators. The EuroLeague semi-finals will be played on 19 May, followed by the competition for 1st and 3rd place on 21 May. More than two hundred countries will broadcast the final match on TV.
2023 National Basketball Association (NBA) playoffs
- When: Every day until 30 May;
- Where: USA.
The 77th season of the NBA playoffs has just begun! Now is the time to enjoy spectacular games by professional basketball teams. The final series starts on June 1.
Two major fights await us in May in the UFC: UFC 288, where Aljamain Sterling and Henry Cejudo will face each other in the flyweight division. That meeting will take place on May 7. UFC Fight Night will kick off on May 14, where heavyweight fighters Jairzinho Rozenstruik and Jailton Almeida will face off. The meetings promise to be spectacular!
UFC 288. Aljamain Sterling vs Henry Cejudo
- When: 7.05
- Where: Newark, New Jersey (USA)
UFC Fight Night (UFC on ABC 4) Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs Jailton Almeida
- When: 14.05
- Where: Charlotte, North Carolina (USA).
MMA Bellator 296. Gegard Mousasi vs Fabian Edwards
- When: 12.05;
- Where: Paris (France).
The MMA Bellator 296 fight will take place on May 12 in Paris. Gegard Mousasi and Fabian Edwards will headline the night. We will soon find out if Mousasi can regain his championship belt or if Edwards will consolidate his victories.
2023 UCI World Tour (Giro d’Italia)
- When: 06.05 – 28.05
- Where: Italy.
The 13th season of the UCI World Tour began on 17 January. One of the highlights of this series of road cycling races is the Giro d’Italia which will take place from 6 to 28 May. The first Italian cycling race was held in 1909. Russian athletes have won the race three times in 1944, 1996 and 2009. The Giro d’Italia is equated in importance to the Tour de France and the Vuelta a España.
- When: 12.05 – 14.05, 20.05 – 21.05;
- Where: Toulouse (France), London (England).
The most important Rugby Sevens matches take place in May in Toulouse and London. The four teams that will qualify for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris will be known after these sporting events. We are sure that this fact will add a great deal of zest to the forthcoming meetings and give the athletes even more incentive for their desire to win!
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