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You bet the 'Madden curse' will strike again

No seriously, that's what you do on PlayBlackjack.com. For those not in the know, the Madden "curse" has afflicted every athlete featured on the cover of a Madden game. These pros get injured in some way through the course of the season, forcing them to miss a few games. When one of the two Madden...

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N'Gai Croal vs. MS attack dog in PS3 bet

N'Gai Croal from Newsweek done gone and did it again, he baited another Microsoft guy into a bet ... a gamble they'll probably lose. The new wager is between Croal and Xbox attack dog Andrew "Ozymandias" Vrignaud. The battle lines are that Ozy says there'll be a 40GB $399 version of the PS3 once the...

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Microsoft makes bet: Sony will unveil $399 PS3 this year

It wasn't too long ago when a Microsoft executive was trash-talking Sony. Nay, going so far as to make a bet against their rival gaming manufacturer. Case in point: J. Allard made predicted that Sony's PSP would downright flop. He was wrong, and to honor a bet with Newsweek's N'Gai Croal, he...

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Bill seeks to legalize video game betting

A new bill to be proposed by Florida Rep. Robert Wexler (D) would seek to exempt "games of skill" from the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA). While the obvious goal is to protect poker from the UIGEA, the bill would presumably allow for the establishment of online betting networks...

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Gambling on games bill passes Illinois legislature

Tired of playing games for near-meaningless Gamerscore points or leaderboard rankings? If you live in Illinois, you may soon be able to play games for cold hard cash instead. The Illinois legislature recently passed HB1124, which would allow residents to place bets on "a contest of 2 or more...

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360 "beats down" PS3 on TV [update 1]

In yet another side-by-side comparison fight -- this time broadcast on television -- the Xbox 360 was once again crowned the winner over the PS3. The comparison loss adds yet another black mark on the PS3's, and Sony's, faltering image. A comparison like this is not something the PS3 needs right...

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