While the pandemic has affected most industries, esports has continued to thrive. We have seen more professional players join the field. Consequently, this has triggered an increase in esports betting markets, platforms and revenue.
Do you play esports? Well, before we tell you of players who are living off their gaming skills, it is good to know that you can also earn some money of your own, at the best trustworthy esports betting sites in the world.
In 2019 alone, there was a total prize pool of about $227m spread across 5000 tournaments and shared by over 25,000 players? The biggest winner in esports tournaments went home with a little over $300,000.
Spacestation Gaming’s Rainbow Six Siege team won $210,000 each at 2020 Six Invitational and Pro League Season 11. Quite a handsome amount to win, considering the economical strains brought by the Covid-19 pandemic.
A 16-year old American named Furious earned over $120,000 when he won at the FNCS Grand Finals in North America. 15-year-old Janniz won a similar amount.
The highest-earning esports player of all time is Danish player, Johan Sundstein, famously known for his victories on Dota 2.
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