thunder pickThe cryptocurrency-centric esports and traditional sports betting platform announced on Tuesday the launch of ThunderPick World Championship 2024, a massive Counter-Strike 2 (CS2) global tournament with a total prize pool of $1 million.
Last year, ThunderPick hosted a $600,000 Counter-Strike 2 tournament. Bitcoin. FaZe Clan is a popular esports team organization. Currently sponsored by crypto casino Rollbitwon Thunder Pick’s 2023 Championship Tournament.
ThunderPick’s 2024 tournament will begin on April 1st, with the finals to be held in late October. According to a representative, while prizes at this year’s event will be paid out in fiat currency, ThunderPick’s online esports betting platform will still operate entirely in cryptocurrencies. This platform accepts Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin, and several other coins.
According to the announcement, the tournament will feature six qualifying rounds in Europe, North America, and South America. In conjunction with the event’s announcement, Thunderpick has renewed his agreement with GRID as the tournament’s official esports service provider and data partner.
Counter-Strike 2 is the latest sequel to Valve’s long-running Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO). This is a squad-based first-person shooter game for PC that has proven to be one of the most reliable e-sports games.
Bitcoin gaming startup Zebedee also previously launched a modified CS:GO server. Let players bet and earn BTC while competing.
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