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Adults Are Making Big Money Playing ... Dodgeball

Adults Are Making Big Money Playing ... Dodgeball
Posted Monday, August 18th 2014 @ 8am  by Matt Cantor, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) - Dodgeball isn't just for kids anymore. In the past three years, the number of adults playing the sport has jumped a yearly 20%, analysts say, per the Wall Street Journal. And for those who are good at it, there's serious cash to be won. "The money is great, so it kind of validates that it's becoming a real sport," says one player. A recent championship in Las Vegas had a $20,000 prize; over a two-year period, one top team reports winning $100,000.

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