CS:GO Major's Prize Pool Increased
Many have been calling for an increase since Dota 2’s The International 2015, an event also sponsored by Valve, which reached an impressive $18 million prize pool. The new prize money is on top of the already user subsidized sticker money, which is a percentage of the money spent on team stickers divvied up between the qualified teams.
With Valve sponsoring four major tournaments a year, the prize pools will be set at a much more lucrative $4 million total altogether, which will not even include the aforementioned sticker money. Teams will have a higher drive when competing at upcoming majors, furthering the popularity of Counter-Strike®: Global Offensive as a major eSports title.
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