<p>This isn't play money.</p><p>Over the past three decades, video game companies have raised billions of dollars in initial public offerings. </p><p>Of course, going public is one thing -- but keeping your stock alive in the fickle gaming business is quite another. </p><p>With King Digital Entertainment, the creator of "Candy Crush Saga," recently <a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-02-18/-candy-crush-game-maker-king-announces-ipo-to-list-in-new-york.html" data="" type="" tooltip="" title="" target="_blank">filing for its IPO</a> in the U.S., Bloomberg Rankings examined which gaming companies have scored the biggest IPOs on U.S. stock markets. </p><p>Who took home the title? Was it the company behind "FarmVille," "Call of Duty" or "Pong"? Click to find out.</p><p>Worth noting: Of the 10 companies listed here, only three are still trading. The others were either acquired or delisted. </p><p>Even for these companies, the stock market is not all fun and games.</p> Source: Courtesy Candy Crush Saga/King via YouTube
The National Collegiate Athletic Association and five of college football’s regional conferences were sued by a former West Virginia University player who claims they conspired to limit the value of scholarships to less than the actual cost of attendance.
U.S. stocks were little changed, after the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index rose the most this year yesterday, as investors assessed the Ukraine crisis and weaker- than-estimated data on payrolls and services.