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eSports Earnings Rival Real Sports!

Geoff Riley

8th January 2017

Like them or loathe them but the highest-grossing players in E-Sports are now earning big league prize money. This league table provides the evidence.

Find more statistics at Statista

eSports refers to organized video gaming events or tournaments that culminate in championships at regional and international level. In 2015, the global eSports market is estimated to have generated around $325 million of revenue. The flow of marketing spend into eSports is becoming a torrent.

Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley FRSA has been teaching Economics for over thirty years. He has over twenty years experience as Head of Economics at leading schools. He writes extensively and is a contributor and presenter on CPD conferences in the UK and overseas.

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