Monday, July 29, 2019

Video gaming now pays more than winning the British Open or Wimbledon

While prize fighting remains hands down best way to earn millions of dollars in a single event, another 'sport' is showing that being the best in it can earn you more than winning Wimbledon or the British Open.

On July 28, a 16 year old boy won the Fortnight World Championship and earned a prize that was greater than what the recent winners of Britian's most prestigious events did.

16-year-old Kyle "Bugha" Giersdorf of Pennsylvania has won a record-breaking $3 million prize in the Fortnite World Cup finals.
In fact the entire prize pool for this video gaming event was nearly four times greater than the pool for the British Open and about even with what was given out in prizes for Wimbledon.

Is it any wonder why the military is establishing video gaming units in order to try to recruit today's top joystickers for tomorrow's wars?


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