If you think you've got the skillz to pay the billz, then you might want to look into the 2004 EA Sports Madden Challenge, which starts on August 14 of this year. 32 North American cities will host the event, and the finals will be held in Las Vegas on December 11. The winner will receive a $50,000 grand prize.

Madden NFL 2005 ships to stores on August 9. EA is also hosting a similar tournament for its NCAA-themed title, The NCAA Football Challenge, which will visit 16 college campuses in all. The action begins on August 31 at the University of Notre Dame. The final winner, who will also be named on December 11 in Las Vegas, will walk away with a $10,000 check.