Okay guys, it's time we talk about money. The esports and gaming sector is one of the fastest growing markets in the world. In the last 10 years, global industry revenue has increased almost tenfold. So, what is prognosed for 2022? A solid 1.8 billion dollars in revenue. The absolute numbers are high, given that there are no real limits to industry expansion. Entry barriers are lower for games, but the addiction factor is much stronger. One more game, right?
Okay, but there is much more to this industry than multi-million dollar corporations wanting to suck all the money out of your wallet, as well as your soul from your body with their games. There is another section where simple people become heroes and that is in the world of esports. Are these players, that are being celebrated all around the world for their skill really getting paid what they're worth?
To answer that question, we will have to check out the highest earners of 2021. Which pros were paid the most throughout the year and what kind of salary numbers have they reached? Let's check out the top 5, regardless of position, region and team. This includes funds from all tournaments that were supported with publicly available information.
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