Betting on the Super Bowl in Zelda Rupees

Because it's so taboo to acknowledge that people gamble on sports with real currency, newspaper touts often use "units," "simoleons," "sirignanos" or "guineas." For the Super Bowl, Matt Sussman, a writer and friend of sister site Deadspin, is using rupees. » 2/04/10 9:30pm 2/04/10 9:30pm

Bookie Lists Modern Warfare 2 as Favorite to Sell Most

Irish bookmaker Paddy Power is offering a proposition bet on what will be the United Kingdom's top-selling game, giving Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 most-favored billing at 11/8 odds. » 10/09/09 12:30am 10/09/09 12:30am

Will the Madden Curse Strike Fitzgerald? You Bet! (Literally)

The so-called Madden Curse, which doesn't involve witch doctors as much as it does wacky concepts like "regression to the mean" and "injuries in a full-contact sport," claimed one of this year's two cover boys in week one. » 9/20/09 12:00pm 9/20/09 12:00pm