N0tail, real name Johan Sundstein, is a professional Dota 2 player. At the age of 26, he has won a total of $6,889,592 from 108 tournaments - making an average prize value of $64 thousand - meaning he is the highest earning gamer
of all time. Known collectively as eSports
, the money elite players can earn has risen dramatically in recent years and the most lucrative
by far is N0tail's game of choice, Dota 2. This year's The International tournament is the most lucrative payday the player has had so far, going home as part of the winning team with $3.12 million in his pocket.