It's perhaps everyone's dream to be paid to play video games. Considering all the time we already spend on the activity it would be amiss to say, we would be very good at our jobs. While we haven't been able to make our childhood dreams come true, there are many who have and they're making a lot of money doing it.
Currently there are more than 60 top gamers that have managed to rake in more than $100,000 through winning. This number only considers the prize money they have managed to gather and doesn't even take into consideration all the sponsorships that they have. The best part about their career, however, is that they get to stream their practice games and earn through that as well.
Clement "Puppey" Ivanov
This Estonian video gamer has been a part of 22 tournaments and has managed to win around $274,896 in winnings.
Danyol "Dendi" Ishutin
One of the toughest players to go up against when it comes to Dota 2, Danyol Dendi has managed to gain a lot of success in the 23 tournaments that he has been a part of throughout his career. Hailing from Ukraine, Dendi has earned about $275,800 in prize money.
Lee "Flash" Young Ho
Lee Young is the most successful player of Star Craft: Brood War and managed to earn about $400,000 before starting on a run for Star Craft2. This Korean gamer managed to get a total of $437,114 from about 40 tournaments throughout his career.
Jonathan Fatal1ty Wendel
This American gamer is perhaps the best gamer in the world. His success mainly stemmed from his proficiency in first person shooters where he was able to win massive cash prizes. Add to that some excellent sponsorship deals with computer hardware corporations and he has managed to carve out quite a following. Fatal1ty's current winnings stand at $454,544 from a total of 35 tournaments. It easy to find the best casino bonuses, top new slot releases and more at http://www.libertygambling.com. This site caters to USA players looking to get back in the online gambling world. Look for free games to practice your skills and maybe your name will be next on this list.