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Facebook <b>games</b> attract their share of big spenders

Facebook <b>games</b> attract their share of big spenders

A screenshot of FarmVille, an online game that allows players to manage a virtual farm. -- PHOTO: NP A SMALL number of people here think nothing of spending thousands of dollars to have more fun in games embedded in the social networking site Facebook. The indicator of this lies in customer spending habits tracked by MOL Global, a company which sells the credits for making purchases in those games. Its customers can either buy the firm's gaming credits from its website or physical stored-value cards. These credits can then be cashed in for in-game currency used in various games to purchase items such as accessories for one's virtual pet or virtual poker chips for online gambling. MOL says it has 'several hundred' big-spending gamers here who spend more than $1,000 'regularly', including one who blew $8,800. The company did not track what Facebook games he played with the c...

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