You Could Win $10,000 Just by Playing Halo This Weekend

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If you're into Halo 5 — and we mean really into it — you might want to cancel all your plans now and head over to Metro East.

The Ultimate Gaming Championship is hosting a Halo 5 tournament that kicks off this afternoon at 2:30 p.m. with a really big package of prizes. The big winner gets $10,000, with seven others also scoring fat checks for a total prize kitty of $25,000.



It's all going down at the Gateway Convention Center in Collinsville, Illinois, this weekend, with gaming underway from today through Sunday. See the championship's website for more details.

And to think your mother told you video games were a waste of time. When did doing the chores or clocking in at your day job ever have such a big payoff?



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