Dupreeh is the first CS: GO player to cross $2 million in prize winnings
The next four players on the list are all former Astralis players.
CS: GO superstar Peter “dupreeh” Rasmussen has become the first player in the game to cross $2 million in prize winnings. Team Vitality recently won the ESL Pro League Season 16 after a dramatic 3-2 victory over Team Liquid in the grand finals.
The ESL Pro League Season 16 victory secured $200,000 for Team Vitality. Dupreeh’s portion of the prize winnings pushed his lifetime CS: GO earnings to over $2 million. He’s now the first player in history to reach the milestone as per esportsearnings.com.
The next three players on the list include his former teammates – Xyp9x, Dev1ce and gla1ve.
Dupreeh has had a very successful career spearheading the Danish CS: GO scene along with the rest of the former Astralis core. The player was part of teams such as Copenhagen Wolves, 3DMAX amongst others before joining the Dignitas roster in 2014. The team found some decent success, although they were often unable go over the finish line, falling mostly to NiP during those times. The core of the roster stayed together over the years, joining TSM and later forming their own org in Astralis.
The Astralis roster was one of the most successful and dominant CS: GO rosters of all time. The Danish core roster found repeated success winning three consecutive Major titles – FaceIT London Major 2018, IEM Katowice 2019 and StarLadder Berlin Major 2019.
Over the course of his career, Dupreeh has won four Majors, which includes the three mentioned above along with the Eleague Major Atlanta in 2017.
Top Five earning CS: GO players (prize money)
Here are the top five earners in CS: GO (as of October 4, 2022)
- Dupreeh – $2,014,331.07
- Xyp9x – $1,975,880.23
- Dev1ce – $1,921,331.54
- Gla1ve – $1,828,042.41
- S1mple – $1,663,721.98
Vitality will play in the European RMR event B for an opportunity to qualify for the IEM Rio Major. They are up against teams like NAVI, ENCE, BIG, Outsiders, Mouz, OG and more.