The ultimate experience for esports fans where they can watch their favorite professional players play on a massive stage. DreamHack Masters is our new esports championship dedicated for Stadium and large scale Arena events. DreamHack Masters will be a touring esports championship that will visit different cities and venues with different game titles, depending on market and timing.
DREAMHACK MASTERS LAS VEGAS
VIRTUS.PRO ARE THE Champions
THIS IS DREAMHACK MASTERS LAS VEGAS
DreamHack Masters is the ultimate experience if you are a fan of CS:GO. The World’s best teams, thousands of fans, a plethora of activities and an unparalleled stage show.
THE TEAMS & PLAYERS
DreamHack Masters Las Vegas will see 16 of the World’s best CS:GO teams and players compete live in the iconic MGM Grand Garden Arena. Eight of the sixteen teams will be determined via direct invites, while the remaining eight will have to battle their way through qualifiers to make their way to Las Vegas.
More information about invited teams will be announced shortly, for information about qualifiers go here.
The teams will compete for $450,000 in prize money, the winning team grabs $200,000 and the title as the DreamHack Masters Las Vegas Champions.
The Group Stage will be played on the MGM Grand Casino Floor on February 15-17th with 8 teams qualifying for the playoffs in MGM Grand Garden Arena on February 18-19th. There, teams will face off in a Single Elimination bracket and all matches will be played on stage.
THE ULTIMATE FAN EXPERIENCE
DreamHack Masters Malmö proved to be an event fans will travel from afar to attend. This ultimate fan experience brings you close to the professional teams and players and delivers the signature DreamHack stage show, as well as World class CS:GO matches live.
AN EVENT FILLED WITH ACTIVITIES
- Merchandise Shop
- Meet ‘n’ Greet
- Fan Signings
- Creative Zone
- Break Entertainment
- Restaurants & Bars (21+)
WHAT IS DREAMHACK MASTERS?
DreamHack Masters, established by DreamHack in 2016 with the inaugural event hosted in Malmö, Sweden, is DreamHack’s esports arena event brand, distinguished from the traditional and famous DreamHack BYOC LAN festivals. The event serves as the ultimate experience for esports fans from around the world wanting to watch their favorite professional teams and players play on the biggest of stages.
The event offers various event experiences via different ticket tiers, ranging from a private skybox, to unique meetings with the attending teams and an exclusive premium zone with refreshments during the event, as well as expo area with stores including a wide selection of merchandise from attending teams.
If you missed the first event, then be sure to relive some of it by hitting play on the video to the
left, or check out our VOD section from the event by going here.
DreamHack Masters is a touring esports championship that will visit different cities and venues with different game titles, depending on market and timing. In 2017, DreamHack will produce two DreamHack Masters events – both feat. CS:GO.
WHY LAS VEGAS?
We’ve found yet another location living up to all of our needs in order to play host to an event such as DreamHack Masters. Here is why.
RIGHT ON THE STRIP
The resort and casino MGM Grand is the venue for all things DreamHack Masters Las Vegas, right on the strip. It’s the largest single hotel in the US, as well as the third-largest hotel complex in the world. Should you find spare time, then the MGM Grand offers plenty of entertainment options, as well as one of the largest gaming floors in all of Las Vegas.
The casino floor will also for the first time in history feature the group stage live for fans to attend. MGM Grand connects directly to the Grand Garden Arena, where the playoffs will take place.
A UNIQUE ARENA EXPERIENCE
The entertainment authority Grand Garden Arena is a unique 16,800 seater and has played host to hundreds of events in its 22 years of existence, from spectacular concerts, championship fights, premier sports action and special events, now the time has come to host it’s first esports event.
Forget Mike Tyson vs. Evander Holyfield and Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao, DreamHack Masters and CS:GO will roll in on center stage at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
For a long time the US has been the amongst the top in terms of viewers for DreamHack CS:GO events. Acknowledged when expanding to Austin with our first North American event in 2016. Hosting the next DreamHack Masters at MGM Grand goes hand in hand with destinations we’ve envisioned an event of this caliber to take place at.
The city of Las Vegas is an internationally renowned as a major resort city known for its gambling, shopping, fine dining, and nightlife. With DreamHack Masters we’ll leave a footprint for esports in the city.
The US has a rich esports history with multiple major championships won in the early days of CS and the land of opportunities has laid ground to multiple events over time.
The Stars and Stripes of the American flag and fans have been a reoccurring phenomena at most of our events taking place around the world and with the American crowd having already made its mark in esports, we are thrilled to bring DreamHack Masters to Las Vegas and the US.
For any esports related questions please contact esport(at)dreamhack.se
For any inquiries related to exhibiting, sponsoring the event please contact sales(at)dreamhack.se
For any press accreditation please contact press(at)dreamhack.se