June 25, 2008 10:41 ET

Madden NFL 09 Players Will Win $10,000

Website Expands Cash Tournaments

SOUTHFIELD, MI--(Marketwire - June 25, 2008) - To kick-off this fall's football season, Xbox 360 players will win $10,000 in a Madden NFL 09 tournament hosted by The online tournament runs from September 1-19, 2008.

While Madden NFL 09 is expected to be released on August 12th, CEO, Gabe Rubin, said, "This fresh version of Madden NFL will help level the playing field so players can put their video football skills to the test. We're excited to make this our biggest tournament yet!"

The tournament registration fee is currently $10 but will increase as the start date approaches. is the world's largest video game tournament network that lets adults compete for real cash prizes in head-to-head and multi-player tournaments. Games are played on PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii and PC. members can chat live with each other and view a potential opponent's profile containing history and other player comments. Over 80,000 members are registered (free) with the website and more than $1.3 million in cash prizes have been awarded since was launched in November, 2006.

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