You Won't Believe How Much Someone Paid For One Digital Gun

Never underestimate how much someone is willing to spend on a digital item they can use in a game. First, we had the people who paid way too much for weed emoticons and digital stickers. This time, we've got someone that paid nearly $200 for a digital gun (pictured above) from Counter Strike: Global Offensive.
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E-Sports League Hit With Lawsuit Over Bitcoin-Mining Scandal [Update]

Three gamers have sued the ESEA League, one of the largest PC gaming leagues, for the surreptitious installation on their computers of malware that "mined" the virtual currency called bitcoins, netting a rogue ESEA employee some $3,700 back in April. Their lawsuit seeks class action status. » 7/07/13 11:30am 7/07/13 11:30am

E-Sports League Mined Bitcoins with Subscribers' Computers [UPDATE]

ESEA League, one of the largest PC gaming leagues, has admitted to putting code into the league's client software to "mine" bitcoins, the open-source Internet currency now exchanging for around $130 per. The league is offering free memberships as some members complain the code damaged their video cards. » 5/01/13 3:46pm 5/01/13 3:46pm