It's every gamers' dream: win money by playing video games. Despite gaming's newfound mainstream acceptance, most people--especially those in the United States--do not recognize gaming as a legitimate competitive activity. In a country where card games like Texas Hold 'em have recently exploded, turning 21-year-olds into online superstars, it's no stretch to assume that more gaming mediums deserve a similar place in public attention.
Enter video game wagering site World Gaming. Conceived by two hardcore gamers, Billy Levy and Zack Zeldin came up with the idea after a heated game of Madden NFL. Now acting as President and Vice President of the company respectively, they have successfully managed to create an online destination for those who would like to try to turn their video game skills into cold hard cash. Says Levy, "For us, WorldGaming.com is the premiere place where people will go for online gaming competition to compete in tournaments for cash and prizes." And it's already happening. The closed beta version of the site has been live for some time now and people are already competing for money.
So how does all this work?… Read more