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[Kotaku] Gabe Newell is the (854th) Richest Man on the Planet

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Newell's $1.5 billion net worth places him amongst the 1,225 other billionaires. He joins 128 new list members, who range from gambling stars to fashion icons to those who've simply inherited their billions.

Valve sales in 2011—both from the release of immensely successful Portal 2 and the digital distribution service, Steam—contributed to the company's $3 billion enterprise value, according to Forbes:


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Forbes compared the success of Valve's Steam platform to EA's digital distribution venture, Origin. But Steam's 40 million users far trumps Origin's 9.3 million, effectively rendering Valve's service a dominating powerhouse


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Interesting.

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He doesn't show it. He's such an awesome man.
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Grats for Gabe
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Shut up and make HL3 your rich bastard!
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40 million in almost 10 years, Origin its all BF3 fans. This way Origin will easily pass it.
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Shut up and make HL3 your rich bastard!

LOL, they are. their lips are sealed.
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I respect that man. he truly earned that money. smile.gif (as far as i know tongue.gif)
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He sure doesn't act like a billionaire lol.
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He sure doesn't act like a billionaire lol.

xD
Edited by Lazloisdavrock - 3/7/12 at 8:09pm
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