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- Most Prize Money Awarded

This list represents the top 50 games with the most prize money based on information published on the internet. Sources include news articles, forum posts, live report threads, interviews, official statements, reliable databases, VODs and other publicly-accessable sources that preserve "historical" information.

Top 50 Games Awarding Prize Money

733 Players
295 Tournaments

2473 Players
1133 Tournaments

1168 Players
1924 Tournaments

2333 Players
530 Tournaments

407 Players
230 Tournaments

6.WarCraft III$3,665,950.47309 Players651 Tournaments
7.Counter-Strike: Global Offensive$3,310,076.601711 Players470 Tournaments
8.World of Warcraft$1,990,897.65146 Players43 Tournaments
9.Counter-Strike: Source$1,852,228.58571 Players117 Tournaments
10.Halo 3$1,694,476.1884 Players22 Tournaments
11.Call of Duty: Ghosts$1,463,783.29105 Players23 Tournaments
12.Halo 2$1,419,233.69115 Players60 Tournaments
13.Call of Duty: Black Ops 2$1,349,939.3777 Players21 Tournaments
14.World of Tanks$1,110,442.0795 Players16 Tournaments
15.Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3$1,015,031.0262 Players4 Tournaments
16.Painkiller$1,015,000.0048 Players13 Tournaments
17.Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft$1,007,915.71246 Players147 Tournaments
18.Quake III Arena$992,177.57211 Players76 Tournaments
19.CrossFire$819,653.07174 Players12 Tournaments
20.Halo: Reach$747,000.0058 Players11 Tournaments
21.Defense of the Ancients (WC3)$727,250.80236 Players63 Tournaments
22.Quake Live$564,404.25142 Players304 Tournaments
23.Heroes of Newerth$548,798.0670 Players18 Tournaments
24.Smite$506,381.9880 Players12 Tournaments
25.Quake 4$495,920.9076 Players39 Tournaments
26.Dead or Alive 4$487,495.3141 Players13 Tournaments
27.Halo 4$420,550.0040 Players12 Tournaments
28.Call of Duty: Black Ops$301,396.5564 Players11 Tournaments
29.Super Smash Bros. Melee$278,638.98119 Players83 Tournaments
30.Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings$262,200.0058 Players8 Tournaments
31.Doom 3$257,748.1614 Players4 Tournaments
32.Project Gotham Racing 3$253,286.8529 Players8 Tournaments
33.Turbo Racing League$250,000.001 Player1 Tournament
34.ShootMania Storm$240,928.7168 Players34 Tournaments
35.Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition$239,016.0288 Players40 Tournaments
36.Gears of War$226,000.000 Players11 Tournaments
37.Forza Motorsport 2$222,000.0017 Players2 Tournaments
38.World in Conflict$207,515.3520 Players3 Tournaments
39.FIFA 13$170,827.9836 Players58 Tournaments
40.Rainbow Six: Vegas$167,500.000 Players6 Tournaments
41.FIFA 07$160,749.2426 Players11 Tournaments
42.FIFA 08$146,009.0120 Players8 Tournaments
43.Madden NFL 13$140,000.001 Player1 Tournament
44.Gears of War 2$135,000.000 Players5 Tournaments
45.Team Fortress 2$133,235.98269 Players39 Tournaments
46.Unreal Tournament 2003$133,156.4120 Players7 Tournaments
47.Mortal Kombat 9$131,250.0047 Players18 Tournaments
48.Battlefield 4$129,913.7172 Players10 Tournaments
49.Unreal Tournament$128,000.0010 Players3 Tournaments
50.Super Smash Bros. Brawl$107,232.3067 Players19 Tournaments