dupree becomes CS:GO history's first player to cross the $2 million mark in prize money

Danish esports athlete Peter "dupreeh" Rasmussen, who currently plays for Vitality, became the first player in the history of the competitive CS:GO scene to earn more than $2 million at tournaments, according to Esports Earnings.

After Vitality's triumph at ESL Pro League Season 16, Rasmussen's balance rose to $2,014,331, with his closest pursuers being former Astralis teammates Andreas "Xyp9x" Højsleth ($1.975 million), Nicolai "device" Reedtz ($1.921 million) and Lukas "gla1ve" Rossander ($1.828 million).

dupreeh holds only the 36th spot in the ranking for esports in general. The CS:GO representative is ranked behind eminent esports athletes from Dota 2 and Fortnite.

The current top 10 CS:GO players by prize money won is as follows:

  1. Peter "dupreeh" Rasmussen – $2,014,331
  2. Andreas "Xyp9x" Højsleth – $1,975,880
  3. Nicolai "device" Reedtz – $1,921,331
  4. Lukas "gla1ve" Rossander – $1,828,042
  5.  Oleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev– $1,663,721
  6. Emil "Magisk" Reif – $1,607,790
  7. Denis "electroNic" Sharipov – $1,517,458
  8. Finn "karrigan" Andersen – $1,328,752
  9. Russel "Twistzz" Van Dulken – $1,218,293
  10. Jake "Stewie2K" Yip – $1,186,573

Origin: www.esportsearnings.com