CSGO Majors to have $ 1 Million Prize Pool

CS:GO Devs announced today that starting with MLG Columbus Major, every Major would have a prize pool of $1 Million.


There have been 7 Valve Sponsored Majors till today and each Major has had a prize pool of $250,000.


This definitely will please a lot of the fans and players around the world as CS:GO has been lagging behind other e-sports in terms of the prize money despite having a huge spurt in popularity.


CSGO Huge Spurt


There will be 3 Majors this year and the first event is to be held on March 29th until April 3rd. The prestige of winning this event now has an added financial incentive of a $1,000,000 prize pool.


MLG Columbus Prize Distribution


1. $500,000
2. $150,000
3-4. $70,000
5-8. $35,000
9-16. $8,750